Headlines for Sunday, March 6, 2016

  • Flintshire wins 2015 Sword Dancer

    Flintshire Settles in at Belmont Park

    Six-year-old Flintshire, who finished second in the Longines Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) in his most recent start, arrived at trainer Chad Brown's Belmont Park barn March 5 after quarantine to prepare for his U.S. campaign.

  • Awesome Gent wins the Winkfield Stakes.
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    NY-Bred Awesome Gent Takes Winkfield

    Burning Sands Stables' homebred Awesome Gent, who sat just off two dueling leaders for almost a half-mile, took over in the stretch and pulled away to win the $125,000 Jimmy Winkfield Stakes for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct.

  • Firing Line wins the 2015 Sunland Park Derby.

    Sunland Park Cancels Derby, Oaks

    Sunland Park has effectively canceled this year's editions of the Sunland Derby (gr. III) and the Sunland Park Oaks, both significant points races for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).

  • Gerald (left) and Dale Bennett are familiar faces at Tampa Bay Downs

    Bennett Has Perfect Day at Tampa Bay Downs

    Gerald Bennett became only the second trainer in Tampa Bay Downs history to start four horses and win with all of them on single card when he did so March 5 at the Florida racetrack.

  • California Chrome

    California Chrome Back Breezing in Dubai

    He may have been half a world away when California Chrome recorded his first breeze March 6 since scoring a victory in a Dubai handicap Feb. 25, but Art Sherman got a good report from his son and assistant Alan Sherman.

  • OBS Under Tack Show March 9-11

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has scheduled under tack workout sessions from March 9-11 for horses entered in the March sale of 2-year-olds in training that will be held in Ocala, Fla., March 15-16.

  • Elizabeth Loftus

    Loftus Thrives on Racing Rush

    Libby Loftus of New York balances her commodities business with a keen interest in Thoroughbred racing and involvement with charities such as the Belmont Child Care Association.