Headlines for Saturday, June 1, 2013

  • Clubhouse Ride rolls to victory in the Californian Stakes.

    Clubhouse Ride Has His Day in Californian

    Clubhouse Ride, freed from Game On Dude for the first time in five months, finally had his day when he captured the $150,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) for his first graded stakes win June 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Easter Gift charges home to win the Mountainview Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2548606518&k=QxSBwLJ">Order This Photo</a>

    Easter Gift, Tightend Touchdown Win at Penn

    Robert LaPenta's Easter Gift took the $250,000 Mountainview Handicap on dirt while Mr. Amore Stable's Tightend Touchdown scorched the grass in his victory in the $150,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup Handicap June 1.

  • Cerro outfights Dynamic Strike to win the Canonero II Stakes.

    Cerro Gets Key Win for Mettee, Team Valor

    Odds-on favorite Cerro (IRE) gave trainer Rick Mettee his first win as the conditioner for Team Valor International when he was all out to land the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes June 1 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Silvano Runners Take South African Features

    Leading South African sire Silvano scored a group I double at Greyville June 1 when his unbeaten son Vercingetorix landed the Daily News 2000 and his daughter Do You Remember captured the Woolavington Stakes.

  • Scatman overtakes Jasizzle to win the Aristides at Churchill Downs.

    Scatman Scampers Home In Aristides

    Scatman showed a nice closing kick when coming from off the pace to defeat four foes in the Aristides Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs, besting Jasizzle and defending Aristides winner Rothko.

  • Readtheprospectus dominates the Commentator.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2548245801&k=rP6DVQ6">Order This Photo</a>

    New York Showcase Day Roundup

    Readtheprospectus made it six in a row by taking the Commentator Handicap, while Saginaw, Lovely Syn, Amberjack, Shakeira, Clear Pasaj, and King Kreesa were all winners on New York Showcase Day June 1 at Belmont Park.

  • Ruler of The World comes home strong to win the Investec Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2547809115&k=ScCgLHr">Order This Photo</a>

    Ruler of The World Conquers Investec Derby

    Ruler of The World stormed to victory in the Investec Epsom Derby (Eng-I) June 1, giving trainer Aidan O'Brien a fourth win in the classic as previously unbeaten favorite Dawn Approach failed to stay and finished last.

  • Zabeel Fillies One-Two in Queensland Oaks

    Gondokoro got an ideal stalking trip in the XXXX Gold Queensland Oaks (Aus-I) June 1 at Eagle Farm before making her winning move at the top of the straight to outstay 16 rivals and score by 2 3/4 lengths.