Headlines for Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • Pinhooking partners Barry Berkelhammer and Cary Frommer

    Frommer and Berkelhammer Partner Up for Success

    Over the course of more than a dozen years, Cary Frommer and Barry Berkelhammer have built a pinhooking business that today is at the height of the marketplace, with two seven-figure transactions in each of the last two years.

  • Whitmore wins the 2017 Hot Springs

    Whitmore to Try Count Fleet Next

    Whitmore exited "crazy good" from his powerful six-length victory in his sprint stakes debut, the $125,000 Hot Springs Stakes for older horses March 11 at Oaklawn Park, co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett said Sunday morning.

  • Sunny Ridge takes the March 12 Stymie over longshot Doyouknowsomething

    Sunny Ridge Digs in to Win Stymie

    Dennis Drazin's homebred Sunny Ridge scored a close victory after going wide into the stretch in the $125,000 Stymie Stakes March 12 at Aqueduct Racetrack. 

  • Oaklawn Park will increase purses for the ninth consecutive year

    Oaklawn Park Increases Purses

    Purses for maiden special weight races will increase from $72,000 to $80,000 and allowance races will go to as much as $84,000 after starting the season for as much as $76,000.

  • Ciaran Dunne of Wavertree Stables is hoping for more buyers this year

    Will Middle Market Emerge at OBS March Sale?

    As owners, agents, and trainers began their inspections in earnest for horses entered in the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2-year-olds in training sale, there was a positive vibe on the sale grounds the morning of March 12.

  • Arrogate works at Santa Anita March 12

    Arrogate Posts Last Work Before Shipping to Dubai

    Juddmonte Farms' Arrogate worked seven furlongs in 1:25 March 12 at Santa Anita Park in his final move before shipping to Dubai March 13 for the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1).