Headlines for Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • Tom's Tribute wins the Eddie Read Stakes.

    Tom's Tribute Times it Right in Eddie Read

    Tom's Tribute became a grade I winner July 20 when he held even-money favorite Summer Front safe through the homestretch to register a 1 1/4-length victory in the $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes on the Del Mar turf.

  • Stopchargingmaria wins the CCA Oaks.
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    Stopchargingmaria Impressive in CCA Oaks

    Repole Stable's Stopchargingmaria took over rounding the far turn and drew off to an impressive five-length victory over Unbridled Forever in the TVG Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course July 20.

  • Lafontaine wins the Toronto Cup Stakes.

    Lafontaine Upsets Toronto Cup in Stakes Bow

    Cudney Stables homebred Lafontaine, the longest shot in a six-horse field at 18-1, charged late to overtake pacesetter Heart to Heart en route to a half-length win in the $119,710 Toronto Cup over the Woodbine turf July 20.

  • Haskin: Ghosts of Press Boxes Past

    The press box. The name evokes images of veteran reporters, sleeves rolled up, sitting behind their Underwood typewriters in a cloud of cigar or cigarette smoke, pounding out stories, scoops, columns, and features.

  • Slideshow: Progeny of Freud

    View more photos from our continuing magazine series training offspring of sires, featuring Freud this week. Read more in the July 19, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse.