An interesting field will face off in the one-mile Forbidden Apple, including grade 1 winner Grand Arch and Mohaymen, who will be trying grass for the first time
A sport as unpredictable as Thoroughbred racing does not fall into a rut often, but every once in awhile the results become a little predictable.
Start to finish, Bird Song led the field in the $400,000 Alysheba Stakes presented by Big Fish Casino (G2) May 5 at Churchill Downs.
Honorable Duty will try for a third straight stakes win at the Fair Grounds meet and the most prestigious victory of his career when he faces an expected nine rivals in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (G2) April 1.
Honorable Duty called up all his improved fortitude in the stretch of the $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap (G3) Feb. 25 when he held strong over International Star and a stubborn Dazzling Gem to take the 1 1/16-mile test by half a length.
Fans at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots figure to be plenty familiar with most of the starters in the $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap (G3) Saturday, Feb. 25.
Doubling down on his brilliant triumph over California Chrome in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) Nov. 5, Arrogate made a mockery of the world's richest race when he drew off under Hall of Famer Mike Smith to prevail by open lengths.
Juddmonte Farms' Arrogate arrived at Gulfstream Park the afternoon of Jan. 24 and settled in for his upcoming rematch with two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1).
Barring significant changes in discussions between Gulfstream Park officials and the connections of Gun Runner, the Candy Ride colt will not make it to the South Florida racetrack for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28.
The possibility that grade 1 winner Gun Runner could start in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park came closer to fruition after a deal was reached to use Ruis Racing's slot in the 12-horse starting gate.
The official clocking on Arrogate's special late-morning workout Jan. 8 was 1:11.94 for six furlongs, but the stopwatch doesn't tell the whole story.
Hit It a Bomb, a son of War Front and winner of last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT), has been retired and will stand in 2017 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington. He will be part of the 'Share the Upside' program.
About 30 miles from Hollywood, Oscar Performance proved to be no act as he scored a clear victory in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 4 at Santa Anita Park.
The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) kicks off the 2016 World Championships at Santa Anita Park Nov. 4. Since joining the Breeders’ Cup lineup in 2007, the one-mile race has been won by European-based horses six out of its nine runnings.
Gary Barber's Keep Quiet emerged from his Oct. 9 victory in Keeneland's Dixiana Bourbon (gr. IIT) in good shape, according to Norman Casse, assistant to his father, trainer Mark Casse.
Two-thirds of Ambitious Brew's victories entering racing Sept. 30 came on Santa Anita Park's unique downhill turf course and the Pamela Ziebarth homebred thrived again during the trip Friday in the first of two Eddie D. Stakes (gr. IIIT) divisions.
Live Oak Plantation's homebred maiden Victory to Victory struck from off a hot early pace and posted her first career win in the $250,000 Natalma Stakes, run as grade I event for the first time Sept. 18 at Woodbine.
Good Samaritan completed a strong last-to-first rally for a clear victory in the $200,000 Summer Stakes (Can-IIT) for 2-year-olds Sept. 18 at Woodbine.
The Fasig-Tipton selected horses of racing age sale that will be held for the fourth year has carved out a valuable niche within the equine sales marketplace in a short period of time.
Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scardino's Obviously (IRE) returned from a four-month break between races and led gate to wire to win the $300,000 Poker Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Belmont Park.
Claire Novak, Ellis Starr, and Tom LaMarra preview the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) featuring Effinex, Are You Kidding Me, Eagle, Bradester, and International Star. Sponsored by Equibase.
Effinex, who last year won the Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, will look to add to his legacy there June 18 when he takes on six rivals in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I).
Aktabantay, a $625,000 yearling purchase, is set to seek his first stateside triumph and graded-stakes success in the Miami Mile in his third start for trainer Tom Morley.
Imperative and Page McKenney, second and third, respectively, behind Moreno in last year's Charles Town Classic (gr. II), are among 10 older horses entered in the $1.25 million event April 23 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
Longshot S'maverlous proved up to the challenge of his first stakes try and registered a clear victory in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) March 26 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
|Date||Race||Position / Horse / Points|
Juvenile Turf Trial Stakes
Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes
Dixiana Bourbon S.
Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Aktabantay (GB)||Thomas Morley||
|Commemorative (GB)||Charles Hills||
|Daddy D T||John W. Sadler||
|Danny Boy||Dale L. Romans||
|Ernest Shackleton||Doug F. O'Neill||
|Faithful Creek (IRE)||Brian Meehan||
|Imperia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin||
|International Star||Michael J. Maker||
|Lawn Ranger||Kenneth G. McPeek||
|Luck of the Kitten||Wesley A. Ward||
|Majestico||D. Wayne Lukas||
|Offering Plan||Chad C. Brown||
|Set Sail (IRE)||O'BRIEN A P||
|Startup Nation||Chad C. Brown||
|War Envoy||Mick Ruis||
|Wet Sail||FELLOWES CHARLIE||
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