Headlines for Saturday, July 2, 2016

  • Dalmore wins the 2016 Affirmed Stakes.

    Dalmore Upsets Danzing Candy in Affirmed

    Dalmore continued his rapid improvement on the Southern California circuit July 2 with an upset of odds-on favorite Danzing Candy in the $100,000 Affirmed Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Nik Juarez guides Res Judicata to an easy win in the Salvator Mile July 2 at Monmouth Park.

    Res Judicata Upsets Salvator Mile

    An aggressive early ride by Nik Juarez early paid off for Res Judicata controlled the pace early and drew off in the stretch for an upset win in the $100,000 Salvator Mile Stakes (gr. III) July 2 at Monmouth Park.

  • Off the Tracks leads the way to victory in the Mother Goose

    Off the Tracks Wires Mother Goose

    Off the Tracks led all the way in the $300,000 Mother Goose (gr. I) July 2 at Belmont Park, turning back dual grade II winner Lewis Bay at the end to gamely earn her first grade I score.

  • King Glorious won 7 stakes races, including the grade I Hollywood Futurity (shown).

    Sire King Glorious Dies in Japan

    King Glorious, a California-bred multiple grade I winner and successful sire, passed away at the age of 30 in Japan, Kate Hunter of Paca Paca Farms shared via Twitter July 2.

  • Scrapbooks From the Past

    Even after all these years, I still treasure those early scrapbooks that helped to preserve my memories of a time when you could actually feel those stories in your hand and protect them from time and the elements.

  • Hawkbill Posts Group I Win for Kitten's Joy

    North America's leading turf sire Kitten's Joy got his first European group I winner July 2 when Kentucky-bred Hawkbill edged favorite The Gurkha by a half length in the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.