Nearly half of the runners pre-entered for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf made their previous start over foreign grass, as European invaders seek to continue their success in the one-mile contest for freshmen.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2012
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin took a shot with well-bred maiden Imperia in the $200,000 Pilgrim Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 28 at Belmont Park, and the colt now appears Breeders' Cup bound after uncoiling a big late charge.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Pilgrim Stakes and Miss Grillo Stakes. read blog
- By Frank Angst
One year after London Bridge became the first New York-bred to win a race at the Breeders' Cup World Championships, horses bred in the Empire State are securing spots with an eye toward doing more damage at this year's event. read blog
New York-bred Startup Nation rolled to an impressive victory Aug. 28 in the $200,000 With Anticipation Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga, surviving and inquiry and claim of foul to earn his first graded stakes score.
Trainers Graham Motion and Todd Pletcher are each double-handed with talented maiden winners, all ready to take a giant step up in the $200,000 With Anticipation (gr. II) Aug. 29 at Saratoga Race Course.
|Trainer||Chad C. Brown|
|Owner||Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.|
|Startup Nation View Five-Cross Pedigree||Temple City||Dynaformer|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Nick De Meric, agent||Paramount Sales, agent for Spendthrift Farm||$95,000|
|Just The Judge (IRE)|