Toby's Corner, winner of the 2011 Resorts World New York Casino Wood Memorial Stakes (gr.I), will launch his stallion career in Japan at Hidaka Stallion Station.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2008
|Trainer||H. Graham Motion|
|Jockey||Edgar S. Prado|
|Owner||Cotter, Dianne and Julian|
|Breeder||Dianne D. Cotter|
|Toby's Corner View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bellamy Road||Concerto|
|Hurry Home Hillary|
|Brandon's Ride||Mister Frisky|
Heavily favored San Pablo mowed down Toby's Corner and Small Town Talk in the stretch to easily win the $150,000 Philip H. Iselin Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park Aug. 18 for his seventh lifetime win in 12 starts.
Fresh from his first win since taking the Resorts World New York Casino Wood Memorial (gr. I) in April 2011, Toby's Corner returns in the $150,000 Philip H. Iselin Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 18 at Monmouth Park.
Charging on the outside of the Penn National Race Course, 34-1 shot Kyma registered his first stakes victory in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on the turf July 28.
Ben's Cat will be back to defend his crown against nine rivals in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on the night of July 28, at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
Vicky Schowe's homebred Sloane Ranger upset the $150,000 Donald LeVine Memorial Handicap by a neck at Parx Racing June 23, while 2011 Wood Memorial winner Toby's Corner finished fourth.
$150,000 Donald LeVine Memorial Handicap June 23 offers potential confidence-booster off seventh-place finish in Pimlico Special.
Pin Oak Stable's Alternation grabbed the lead inside the eighth pole and held off the late charge of Nehro to win the May 18 Pimlico Special (gr. III) by a nose. The son of Distorted Humor covered 1 3/16 miles in 1:57.60.
Front-running Nates Mineshaft took all of the drama out of the $396,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) April 1 at Fair Grounds, running away from the field at odds of 9-1 while setting a track record in the process.
The $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) is the headliner on Fair Grounds' April 1 program, but the biggest names and most talented horses may be running on the undercard in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II).
Trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. got an inkling of how good he has it when his charges Yawanna Twist and This Ones for Phil finished one-two in the General George Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 20 at Laurel.
Toby's Corner, who when last seen handed champion Uncle Mo his first loss in the Wood Memorial (gr. I), makes his comeback in the $200,000 General George Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 20 at Laurel Park.
Last year's Kentucky Derby winner is right on schedule for the Dubai World Cup.
Animal Kingdom worked an easy half mile on turf in :53.44 at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida Jan. 17. Toby's Corner also worked.
Graham Motion trainees Animal Kingdom and Toby's Corner worked in company Jan. 8 at Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland.
Jason Shandler provides updates on all 3YOs that won graded stakes this season. read blog
Son of Bellamy Road off in his left rear; was to ship to Churchill Downs from his base at the Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland later today.
This will be an abbreviated report, as there wasn't much activity Tuesday morning. Read Blog
Lenny Shulman reports on the news of the day, including the defection of Toby's Corner, which allows Derby Kitten to run. Plus, the arrival of Master of Hounds, and gallops by Soldat, Archarcharch, and Mucho Macho Man. Watch Video
Toby's Corner, one of two Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) contenders for trainer Graham Motion, worked at the Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland the morning of Sunday, May 1.
Jason, Evan, and Tim give an overview of Derby 137. Watch Video
A few changes in the Derby Dozen this week with a new number one! Read Blog
Animal Kingdom's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) work at Keeneland April 23 'didn't go as planned' in the eyes of trainer Graham Motion, as the colt was clocked in 1:02.80 for five furlongs.
The conqueror of Uncle Mo moves forward to the Kentucky Derby. Read More
Handicapping Derby 137 will be an especially daunting challenge. Read Blog
|Will Take Charge|
|Mucho Macho Man|
|Game On Dude|