J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) and Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) at Saratoga.
Order of Finish
|Pos||Horse / Age / Sex / TrueNicks / Pedigree||Jockey / Trainer||Margin||Earnings|
|2||Mind Your Biscuits||
|3||A. P. Indian||
denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
A.P. Indian returns to top level company while seeking his first win of the year in a repeat bid for the grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga Race Course July 29 for trainer Arnaud Delacour and Green Lantern Stables.
If not for his gray stablemate's late-season ascension, Baoma Corporation's Drefong would have been the brightest rising star of 2016.
Spendthrift Farm's multiple grade 1 winner Lord Nelson is making progress in his ongoing battle with laminitis in both front feet, which caused the son of Pulpit to miss the 2017 breeding season.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows slight shuffling in the top 10 after the conclusion of the Stars & Stripes Festival of Racing this weekend at Belmont Park.
The New York-bred took jockey Joel Rosario on a spin around Big Sandy and cruised to an easy $350,000 payday in the Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes (G2).
Mind Your Biscuits will bear a bull's-eye that six challengers will zero in on during the Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park.
Finishing a close second in last year's event, Green Mask was determined to be the winner this time as he powered down the Woodbine stretch to victory in the $250,000 Highlander Stakes (G2T) July 2.
Imperial Hint, unraced since mid-February, made an emphatic return Saturday when he rocketed up the rail coming off the final turn en route to a 4 3/4-length victory in the Smile Sprint Stakes (G3).
After finishing up some turnout time at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, grade 1 winner Masochistic will be transferred to the barn of trainer Bob Baffert, co-owner Will Shamlian said June 30.
Baoma Corporation's Drefong, the reigning Eclipse Award champion male sprinter, has been cranking his form up over the last month and could make his 2017 debut in the six-furlong, $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1), trainer Bob Baffert said June 29.
Green Mask will be tested by Calgary Cat and Noholdingback Bear in six-furlong sprint contest at Woodbine for older horses.
Veteran graded stakes winners Delta Bluesman and Awesome Banner, who each also have a history of success at Gulfstream Park, return to the South Florida track July 1 intent on getting back to their winning ways in the Smile Sprint Stakes (G3).
Multiple grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits emerged from a June 23 bullet breeze in good shape as he nears his stateside return in the $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship (G2).
The already loaded male sprint division was further reinforced when Limousine Liberal overcame a four-wide trip throughout to post a 2 1/2-length win over Wilbo in the $100,000 Aristides Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs June 3.
Limousine Liberal, winner of the Churchill Downs Stakes Presented by TwinSpires.com (G2) May 6, will seek to back up that effort in the $100,000 Aristides Stakes (G3) June 3 at Churchill Downs.
Cobra Farm's Federico Tesio Stakes winner Twisted Tom will run in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1), said trainer Chad Brown, following his five-furlong breeze May 28 at Belmont Park.
Whitmore added the latest feather to his cap May 20 at Pimlico Race Course, where he ran down multiple grade 1 winner A. P. Indian to take the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Stakes (G3).
It took more than a year, but race circumstance finally cycled back into the 5-year-old gelding's favor as he barely held off Awesome Slew on the line to take the $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes Presented by Twinspires.com (G2).
Grade 1 winner Denman's Call will make his first start out of California when he faces a field of 14 going seven furlongs in the $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (G2) May 6.
The Jockey Club of Canada announced its 42nd Annual Sovereign Award winners April 14 at The Palais Royale in Toronto, Ontario, led by Canadian Horse of the Year Caren.
Live Oak Plantation's homebred Awesome Slew rallied in the center of the track and ran down favorite A. P. Indian to win Keeneland's Commonwealth Stakes (G3) April 8.
A. P. Indian, a finalist for 2016 champion sprinter, makes his 2017 debut in the Commonwealth, facing Ami's Flatter, who won last year's rendition of the race, at seven furlongs.
Grade 1 winner, and hero of the group 1 $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen at Meydan Racecourse two weeks ago, Mind Your Biscuits was voted the 2016 New York-bred Horse of the Year.
Comments from the connections of Mind Your Biscuits, including jockey Joel Rosario and trainer Chad Summers after victory in the Dubai Golden Shaheen. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club
|Date||Race||Position / Horse / Points|
Smile Sprint S.
Bing Crosby S.
Priority One Jets Forego S.
Vosburgh Invitational S.
Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix S.
Santa Anita Sprint Championship S.
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