Stryker Phd will seek to become the first horse to win the $200,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) in three consecutive years Aug. 14 at Emerald Downs.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
In only the fourth start of his career, Lucky Charm Stable's Smooth Roller lived up to his name with an impressive score in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park.
Yet to find the winner's circle so far in his 4-year-old campaign, the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 may be Bayern's last hurrah.
Stryker Phd closed with a huge rally and soared clear to victory in the $200,000 Longacres Mile Handicap (gr. III) Aug. 16 at Emerald Downs, taking his home state's marquee race for a second year in a row.
Dialing back in distance proved to be the winning formula for Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Catch a Flight, who wore down longshot Appealing Tale in the final strides to take the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 25.
Two proven Bob Baffert-trained grade I winners will be front and center in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 25 at Del Mar.
Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Catch a Flight claimed his second straight graded victory May 30, outdueling favored Moreno in the stretch to win the $200,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park.
Surprise Charles Town Classic (gr. II) winner Moreno will return to Santa Anita Park May 30 for the $200,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II).
Fury Kapcori will look to repeat his success in the $100,000 Precisionist Stakes (gr. III) April 30 at Santa Anita Park.
Enterprising will attempt to become the fourth horse in Del Mar history to sweep the 3-year-old grass series for males when he tackles seven opponents in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) Aug. 31.
Rallying from last on the backstretch, favored Enterprising found room between horses in the drive and powered his way to victory in the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIIT) as racing returned to the turf at Del Mar.
Enterprising and Argyle Cut, separated by a neck when first and second, respectively, in the opening day Oceanside Stakes, battle again as turf racing returns to Del Mar Aug. 9 in the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIIT).
|Trainer||Doug F. O'Neill|
|Owner||W. C. Racing|
|Breeder||Elizabeth H. Alexander|
|Sammy Mandeville View Five-Cross Pedigree||Rock Hard Ten||Kris S.|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Affirmed Investments||Bluewater Sales, agent||$55,000|
|Two-year-old||Wavertree Stables, agent||($70,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
|Mind Your Biscuits|