War Academy has been installed as the 2-1 favorite in a field of 10 3-year-olds entered for the 77th running of the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 13 at Oaklawn Park.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2010
|Jockey||Christian P. Pilares|
|Owner||Silverton Hill LLC|
|Breeder||Shelby Lane Farm & Divine Park Syndicate|
|Divine Ambition View Five-Cross Pedigree||Divine Park||Chester House|
|High in the Park|
|Window Woman||Skip Away|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||($14,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Team Valor International's Crop Report, third in his United States debut in February, found the Polytrack at Turfway Park to his liking with a last-to-first victory in the $75,000 Team Valor Rushaway Stakes March 23.
Team Valor is sponsoring the $75,000 Rushaway Stakes at Turfway March 23, and as fate would have it, it will also use the race as a last-ditch effort to get highly-regarded Crop Report to a Kentucky Derby prep.
My Name is Michael and Dynamic Sky square off in 1 1/16-mile test at Tampa Bay Downs
Dynamic Sky recovered from a tough trip to win the $100,000 Pasco Stakes over stablemate Sky Commander Jan. 12 at Tampa Bay Downs, giving owner John Oxley and trainer Mark Casse consecutive scores in the race.
- By Pete Denk
This weekend's spotlight race in the 3yo division is the $100,000 Pasco Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs. read blog
Jockey Juan E. Enriquez won his first race in the United States Sept. 21, guiding Divine Ambition home by eight lengths in the ninth race at Turfway Park, a six-furlong maiden special that was the colt's debut.