Headlines for Sunday, July 2, 2017

  • Without being asked, Surrender Now draws away to an eight-length victory in the Landaluce

    Surrender Now First Stakes Winner for Morning Line

    With an incredible turn of foot, Rockingham Ranch's Surrender Now opened up to an eight-length victory in the $100,000 Landaluce Stakes at Santa Anita Park July 2 to become the first stakes winner for her sire Morning Line.

  • Aldous Snow (outside) overtakes Bullards Alley near the wire to win the Singspiel by a neck

    Aldous Snow Gets Third Singspiel Victory

    In his 8-year-old debut, Aldous Snow ran down second choice Bullards Alley to win the $125,000 Singspiel Stakes (G3T) over the Woodbine turf for a third time. The victory marked the Theatrical (IRE) gelding's fifth running in the 1 1/2-mile race.

  • Hammer Time: My Wildest Assignment Ever

    It didn't take the M.C. Hammer long to make a major impact on the sport with the exciting filly Lite Light, who surged into national prominence by capturing the Las Virgenes Stakes, Santa Anita Oaks, Fantasy Stakes, and the Kentucky Oaks.

  • Go Bro (outside) just gets his head in front to take the King Edward Stakes at Woodbine

    Go Bro Upsets King Edward at 44-1

    Well positioned by jockey Jesse Campbell behind a slow early pace, Gustav Schickedanz's homebred Go Bro made a three-wide move and just outfinished grade 1 winner Hootenanny by a head to win the $175,000 King Edward Stakes (G2T) July 2 at Woodbine.

  • Ever So Clever training at Churchill Downs ahead of the Kentucky Oaks

    Ever So Clever Co-Highweight in Iowa Oaks

    In her first race since an off-the-board-effort in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1), Clearview Stables' Ever So Clever will take on a field of nine other 3-year-old fillies in the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (G3) July 6.

  • Green Mask and Javier Castellano take the Highlander by two lengths

    Green Mask Powers to Highlander Score

    Finishing a close second in last year's event, Green Mask was determined to be the winner this time as he powered down the Woodbine stretch to victory in the $250,000 Highlander Stakes (G2T) July 2.