Anita Cauley's homebred On Fire Baby cuts back to a one-turn mile at Belmont Park in the May 28 TVG Acorn Stakes (gr. I). The Smoke Glacken filly was a disappointing fifth as the second choice in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Peachtree Stable and Bob Baffert used the Sunland Park Oaks as a springboard to an eventual Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) win for Plum Pretty in 2011 and will attempt to do the same this year with Princess Arabella.
Owner John Fort bypassed the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) in favor of the Preakness (gr. I) for Flashpoint. The Pomeroy colt is now under the guidance of new trainer Wesley Ward, who took over for Rick Dutrow Jr.
Twilight Meteor, a graded stakes-winning son of Smart Strike, has arrived for stallion duty in 2010 at Dan and Kathy Barraclough's Saratoga Glen Farm near Schuylerville, N.Y.
Peachtree Stable's homebred Mythical Power rebounded emphatically from a last-place effort in the Sunland Derby, taking over at the top of the lane under Victor Espinoza and drawing off for a resounding victory in the $400,000 Lone Star Derby (gr. III) May 9.
Graded stakes winner Twilight Meteor has been retired from racing for stallion duty.
Graded stakes winner Twilight Meteor has been retired from racing, it was announced May 5 by John Fort of Peachtree Stable.
Though he won the $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) last fall over the same course, Zayat Stables' Thorn Song may have a tough time when making his first start of the season in the $300,000 Maker's Mark Mile (gr. IT) April 10 on the Keeneland turf.
High Cotton, a graded stakes-winning son of Dixie Union, will enter stud at Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farm near Ocala, Fla.
Coin Silver, a grade II winner who was retired in November of 2006, will enter stud at John Lynch's Windmill View Stud in County Galway, Ireland.
Coin Silver, a grade II-winning son of Anees, has been retired from racing.
With Saratoga's still prestigious Spinaway Stakes downgraded from a grade I to a grade II, New York will host its first grade I stakes for 2-year-old fillies Saturday.
Florida stallion Tiger Ridge was represented by his first winner June 6
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