Grade I winner Haynesfield, expected to be one of the top older horses of 2011, will make his season debut April 30 when he faces five foes in the $100,000 Westchester (gr. III) on opening weekend at Belmont Park.
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Colizeo, who has the looks of a star in the making, captured the $60,000 Challenger Stakes in style, as he set a stakes record for the 20-year-old race by traveling 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.94 under Willie Martinez.
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Drosselmeyer and multiple graded stakes placed local Schoolyard Dreams headline the $60,000 Challenger Stakes March 5 at Tampa Bay Downs.
Odds-on favorite Jackson Bend, the third-place finisher of the Preakness (gr. I), tired badly after turning for home, as second choice Afleet Express sailed to a 1 3/4-length win in the $200,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III)
Triple Crown competitors Jackson Bend and Schoolyard Dreams are among a field of six that will contest the $200,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III), the June 19 feature at Monmouth Park.
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Lenny and Steve look back on the Kentucky Derby and look forward to the Preakness. Plus, thoughts on Quality Road and Rail Trip, the retirement of Greg Gilchrist, and Stable Boy's Preakness Pick. Watch Video
Trainer believes Schoolyard Dreams could finish ahead of Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner if he gets a clean trip.
Pace will certainly be one of the key factors in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 15 at Pimlico, as Super Saver attempts to take down 11 rivals in the 1 3/16-mile race for 3-year-olds.
Jason Shandler makes his picks for the 2010 Preakness. Read Blog
The Preakness (gr. I) will be the first start for a well-rested Schoolyard Dreams since finishing fourth in the Wood Memorial (gr. I) at Aqueduct April 3.
There is an intriguing price horse waiting to strike in the Preakness Stakes.
As of Monday afternoon, it looks as though there is going to be a full field of 14 for the Preakness. Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver will have no easy task if he is going to take the second leg of the Triple Crown. Read Blog
Pimlico Race Course officials said May 3 that Dublin, seventh in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will be shipping to Pimlico Race Course May 11 to prepare for the Preakness Stakes.
Zayat Stables' Eskendereya likely solidified himself as the horse to beat in next month's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) by romping past five overmatched rivals in the $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 3 at Aqueduct.
Eskendereya and Awesome Act turned in two of the most impressive Triple Crown prep efforts to this point in the season last out, and those two heavyweights will face off in the $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 3
In what was the biggest weekend of the year for Derby preps, we saw a wide variety of top-class performances.
Padua Stables' Odysseus, who looked like a beaten horse turning for home, re-rallied during an incredible stretch run and nosed Schoolyard Dreams in the final jump to win a thrilling edition of the $300,000 Tampa Bay Derby
WinStar Farm's Super Saver will make his much-anticipated 3-year-old debut in the $300,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III) March 13.
Schoolyard Dreams and Uptowncharlybrown turned in strong works at Tampa Bay Downs March 7 while preparing for the $300,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III).
Rule led at every call and further cemented himself as a legitimate Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender with a convincing three-length win in the $225,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 13 at Tampa Bay Downs
Thoughts on the Rachel/Zenyatta showdown, and picks for Saturday's 3-year old stakes. Read Blog
Jason, Tom, and Tim Holland of brisnet/twinspires.com preview the Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) on February 13 at Tampa Bay Downs. Watch Now
A solid group of 3-year-olds, led by Delta Jackpot (gr. III) winner Rule, is set to clash at Tampa Bay Downs in the $200,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 13.
|Owner||Drawing Away Stable and Jacobson, David|
|Breeder||John E. Little M.D.|
|Schoolyard Dreams View Five-Cross Pedigree||Stephen Got Even||A.P. Indy|
|Hear This||Prospector's Music|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Crossroads Sales Agency, agent||($8,500)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
|Hard Not to Like|