Three runners entered the $1.25 million Charles Town Classic (G2) April 22 for Loooch Racing and Imaginary Stables, and one got by with a little help from his friends.
Order of Finish
|Pos||Horse / Age / Sex / TrueNicks / Pedigree||Jockey / Trainer||Margin||Earnings|
Matt King Coal
|SCR||I Came to Party|
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Charles Town Classic (G2)
Stanford is back for a repeat bid in the $1.25 million Charles Town Classic (G2).
Page McKenney drew post 3 in the General George and shares a 122-pound highweight impost with Heaven's Runway and Stallwalkin' Dude.
Adam Staple and Jalin Stable's Page McKenney shrugged off a nearly nine-month layoff and won his sixth straight stakes at Laurel Park Jan. 21 in the $75,000 Native Dancer.
GMB Racing's Mo Tom finally got a clean trip and showed just how good he can be June 25 in the $500,000 Ohio Derby Stakes at JACK ThistleDown Racino.
The 4-year-old colt Bodhisattva, who won the 2015 Federico Tesio Stakes, returned to Pimlico Race Course June 19 and won his first race in more than a year.
Repole Stable's Outwork needed every ounce of energy he had left April 9 to win the $1 million Wood Memorial (gr. I) at Aqueduct Racetrack over longshot Trojan Nation.
After a lengthy inquiry, Colts Neck Stables' Awesome Speed was elevated to first place in the $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes April 9 at Laurel Park to earn an automatic berth into the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
Shadwell Stable's homebred Bernardini colt could step up in a big way in the April 9 Wood Memorial (gr. I), New York's final stepping-stone to the May 7 Kentucky Derby (gr. I).
Gotham Stakes (gr. III) winner Shagaf and Jerome Stakes (gr. III) winner Flexibility will both start in the $1 million Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 9 Aqueduct Racetrack, trainer Chad Brown said April 2.
It's too soon to know if Jose Ortiz will have a Derby ride this year, but he did pilot the promising Matt King Coal to an allowance win March 6. The son of Cool Coal Man is under consideration for the Wood Memorial (gr. I).
Trainer said Bernardini colt gained plenty of experience in stakes debut.
Field taking shape for Kentucky Derby prep March 5 race at Aqueduct.
I Came to Party stalked from third early, moved to the lead on the second turn, and romped to a convincing victory Dec. 20 at Los Alamitos Race Course to become the first winner for California-based stallion Bold Chieftain.
J. Keeler Johnson shares his thoughts on four up-and-coming 2yos. read blog
Blue Dancer heads a field of a dozen 3-year-olds, including two fillies, that will contest the $200,000 Canadian Derby (gr. III) at Northlands Park Aug. 15.
Multiple graded-stakes winner Protonico leads the cast of older horses going 1 1/16 miles in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 2.
Mr. Jordan claimed his first graded score with a head victory over Tekton in the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) June 21 at Monmouth Park.
- By Claire Novak
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Stakes winners Bodhisattva and Mr. Jordan head a field of eight 3-year-olds in the Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) June 21 at Monmouth Park as the post-Triple Crown season for sophomores begins.
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Nine 3-year-olds were entered for the 1 1/16-mile test, with Illinois Derby (gr. III) winner Wiskey Ticket favored at 3-1 on the morning line and Preakness (gr. I) third-place finisher Divining Rod second choice at 7-2.
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Claire Novak updates the news of the day, including the first Pimlico appearances of the week from Bodhisattva and Divining Rod, as well as American Pharoah, Dortmund, and Firing Line. Also, an early weather forecast. Watch Video
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