Given a brief freshening as part of a rigorous 3-year-old campaign, Wildcat Red returns to action facing older opponents for the first time in the $100,000 Millions Classic Preview Nov. 8 at Gulfstream Park West.
Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) winner Ring Weekend will make his final prep for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands when the gelded son of Tapit goes to post in the $250,000 Calder Derby at Calder Casino & Race Course.
A stacked field of 3-year-olds are set to compete in the Holy Bull Stakes. Claire Novak and Frank Angst give their picks on who you need to watch and wager with in the race. watch video
Delta Downs' racing office has received 14 pre-entries to this year's $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III), which will be renewed for the 11th time Nov. 23.
Scandalous Act won the $300,000 My Dear Girl Stakes in a romp Oct. 12 at Calder Casino & Race Course to complete her sweep of the female division of the Florida Stallion Stakes for owner/breeder Gilbert G. Campbell.
Trainer Kathleen O'Connell can complete a sweep of both the male and female divisions of the Florida Stallion Stakes Series Oct. 12 at Calder when she saddles My Brown Eyed Guy and Scandalous Act for Gilbert Campbell.
A Texas native, Steve Asmussen is the all-time leading trainer at Lone Star Park, but he has never captured the racetrack's signature event for 3-year-olds, the Lone Star Derby (gr. III). On May 9, Asmussen will have his best chance when he sends out three of the seven starters in the $400,000 contest.
- By Dan Liebman
Trainer Steve Klesaris was being treated Friday night for injuries received in an automobile accident earlier in the day.
- By Steve Haskin
By Steve Haskin -- When it came to sheer toughness, Broad Brush was in a class by himself.
Steve Haskin, senior correspondent for The Blood-Horse, reports the latest developments from Saratoga.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Arangol||Manuel J. Azpurua||
|Best Plan Yet||Mark E. Casse||
|Copa Del Rey||Sal Santoro||
|Hearty Congrats||Henry Collazo||
|Kid Pichongo||Manuel J. Azpurua||
|My Brown Eyed Guy||Kathleen O'Connell||
|Party in the Sky||Daniel Pita||
|Steve||Philip M. Serpe||
|Trapnall Hall||David Fawkes||