Paul Pompa Jr.'s Connect exited his gutsy Nov. 26 victory in the $500,000 Cigar Mile (gr. I) at Aqueduct Racetrack in good shape, trainer Chad Brown reported from his Belmont Park base the morning of Nov. 27.
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After taking eight starts to secure her maiden win, Verve's Tale didn't waste any time securing her first stakes victory.
Lewis Bay and Unbridled Mo look set to duel to the wire in the nine-furlong Comely Stakes at the Big A Nov. 26.
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. won the two graded stakes on the Oct. 29 Belmont Park card when he guided Lewis Bay to an easy victory in the Turnback the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) and Stallwalkin' Dude to a clear win in the Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III).
Economic Model, second in the King's Bishop last out, looks like the clear favorite to capture the Bold Ruler, while Lewis Bay escapes grade I company and looms large in the Turnback the Alarm
Off the Tracks will have to hold off fellow graded stakes winners Lewis Bay and Lightstream in a tough tussle in the seven-furlong Longines Test Stakes
Off the Tracks led all the way in the $300,000 Mother Goose (gr. I) July 2 at Belmont Park, turning back dual grade II winner Lewis Bay at the end to gamely earn her first grade I score.
After a good rest following an uncharacteristic run in the May 6 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Rachel's Valentina is coming back to the races.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra preview the Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) featuring Rachel's Valentina, Off the Tracks, Mom's On Strike, Lewis Bay, and Lightstream. Sponsored by Equibase.
Veteran handicapper Dave Litfin dives into the July 2 Mother Goose (gr. I) at Belmont Park; his selections include Rachel's Valentina and Off the Tracks.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra preview the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) featuring Rachel's Valentina, Land Over Sea, Mokat, Cathryn Sophia, Weep No More, Go Maggie Go, and Lewis Bay. Sponsored by Equibase.
Several contenders for the May 6 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) turned in works over a fast Churchill Downs main track April 29.
Churchill Downs had its first special training session for 2016 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) horses April 23, with Fellowship, Brody's Cause, and Tom's Ready among those to work.
Repole Stable's Outwork, winner of Saturday's Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 9, returned from his efforts in fine fettle and likely will be one of two representatives trainer Todd Pletcher's barn for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).
Alpha Delta Stables' homebred Lewis Bay splashed home to her second grade II score April 9 in the $300,000 Gazelle Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Cathryn Sophia continued her rise as one of the key contenders on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks with a flawless performance Feb. 27 in the $200,000 Fasig-Tipton Davona Dale Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park.
Winner of her first three races by a combined 34 1/2 lengths, Cathryn Sophia looks to continue on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) when she takes on six rivals in the $200,000 Davona Dale (gr. II) at Gulfstream.
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Alpha Delta Stables homebred Lewis Bay swung wide off the turn, rallied in the center of the track, and seized the lead in early stretch on her way to a clear victory.
While the expected field of seven juvenile fillies for the Demoiselle (gr. II) includes stakes winners and graded stakes-placed horses, Lewis Bay will enter the 1 1/8-mile test at Aqueduct off a visually impressive effort.
|Trainer||Chad C. Brown|
|Jockey||Irad Ortiz, Jr.|
|Owner||Alpha Delta Stables|
|Breeder||Alpha Delta Stables, LLC|
|Lewis Bay View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bernardini||A.P. Indy|
|Summer Raven||Summer Squall|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Mill Ridge Sales, agent||($170,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.