Headlines for Saturday, April 20, 2013

  • Lucy's Bob Boy cruises to victory in the Confucius Say Stakes.

    Confucius Say: Lucy's Bob Boy Just Too Much

    Lucy's Bob Boy didn't give the bridge-jumpers a scare when he took the early lead and coasted in workout-like fashion to win the $50,000 Confucius Say Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.

  • Chips All In overtakes favorite Obviously to win the San Simeon Stakes.

    Game Chips All In Collects San Simeon Pot

    Chips All In ran down even-money choice Obviously in the final strides to record his first graded stakes victory in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the hillside turf course April 20 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Departing dominates the Illinois Derby at Hawthorne.

    Departing Dusts Rivals in Illinois Derby

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing rolled to a strong 3 1/4-length victory in the $750,000 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne April 20, proving his class after a third-place finish in the March 30 Louisiana Derby.

  • Disposablepleasure rolls home to win the Sixty Sails Handicap.

    Favorite Disposablepleasure Takes Sixty Sails

    Disposablepleasure scored her second 2013 straight victory when she kicked clear in upper-stretch and prevailed by an easy 1 1/2 lengths over Brushed by a Star in the April 20 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) at Hawthorne.

  • Winning Cause comes home strong to win the Coolmore Lexington Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2467436204&k=FFnbW77">Order This Photo</a>

    Winning Cause Gets Up in Coolmore Lexington

    Alto Racing's Winning Cause got up in the final strides of the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) April 20 at Keeneland, earning 20 points on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Summer Front and Joe Bravo take the Miami Mile Handicap.

    Summer Front Rallies to Capture Miami Mile

    Summer Front used his usual come-from-behind tactics as he charged down the stretch on the outside and prevailed over front-runner El Commodore in the April 20 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.

  • Group I Double for Waller at Royal Randwick

    Sacred Falls defeated favorite Pierro in the Doncaster Handicap (Aus-I) and Royal Descent scored an eye-catching victory in the Australian Oaks (Aus-I) to give trainer Chris Waller a group I double April 20 Royal Randwick.

  • Uncaptured, winning the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes.

    Uncaptured Honored as Canada's Top Horse

    Uncaptured, a contender on the Triple Crown Trail until his 10th-place finish in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), was honored April 19 as Canada's 2012 Horse of the Year during the Sovereign Awards ceremony.

  • Dreaming of Julia breezed a half-mile in :48 4/5 on April 20 at Churchill Downs.

    Oaks Contenders Breeze at Churchill Downs

    Several contenders for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), including four trained by Todd Pletcher, went to the track at Churchill Downs the morning of April 20 as they continued to work toward the May 3 filly classic.