Keyword: Ben Perkins Jr.

  • Rainbow is in control in the Jersey Shore Stakes.

    Rainbow Heir Skips to Jersey Shore Victory

    New Jersey-bred Rainbow Heir controlled things from gate to wire as the 6-5 choice in the six-furlong race for 3-year-olds. Undefeated in four starts, the Wildcat Heir colt who has never trailed at any point of call.

  • Well Spelled and Pablo Fragoso get up late to win the Gallant Bob.

    Well Spelled Springs Gallant Bob Ambush

    GSP Racing Stable's Well Spelled ambushed Trinniberg in the final strides of the $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing Sept. 22, closing from dead last to claim the victory by half a length over the top sprinter.

  • Well Spelled comes running late to win the Jersey Shore Stakes.

    Well Spelled Aces Jersey Shore Stakes

    GSP Racing Stable's Well Spelled became a first-time graded winner when he rallied through the stretch at Monmouth Park July 14 to capture the $101,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III).

  • Immortal Eyes

    Speedy Immortal Eyes Back in MD Sprint 'Cap

    Robert Abbo Racing Stable's Immortal Eyes, who just missed winning last year's Maryland Sprint Handicap (gr. III) after rating a bit early, will try again when the six-furlong event is held May 19 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Wild Gams Outlegs 'Diamond in My Juliet

    New Farm's homebred Wild Gams collared odds-on choice Fancy Diamond at the sixteenth pole and inched away for a one-length win in the $250,000 My Juliet Stakes at Philadelphia Park May 24.

  • Joey P. looks for his fifth stakes score of the season in the Gravesend.

    Joey P. Looks Live in Gravesend

    John Petrini's New Jersey homebred Joey P. eyes his fifth stakes score of the season Dec. 29 at Aqueduct, as he will face five rivals in the $100,000 Gravesend Handicap (gr. III), a race that was rescheduled from Dec. 16 because of inclement weather in New York.

  • Wild Gams outlegs foes in the TCA at Keeneland

    Wild Gams

    New Jersey-bred Wild Gams, who is fully accustomed to running in the Northeast, will have a home-court advantage if she competes in the $1-million Filly & Mare Sprint Oct. 26 at Monmouth Park.

  • Wild Gams Stops 'Bettie in Safely Kept BC

    New Farm's homebred Wild Gams came from off the pace to grab the lead in deep stretch for jockey Ryan Fogelsonger, digging in for the final strides to defeat 11-10 choice Wildcat Bettie B in the $200,000 Safely Kept Breeders's Cup (gr. III) Saturday at Laurel Park.

  • Who's the Cowboy Takes New Jersey Festival Spotlight

    Gerry Sleeter's Who's the Cowboy was the star of the New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival at Monmouth Park Saturday, turning in a powerful performance to make the $100,000 Friendly Lover Handicap his fourth straight score at the meeting.

  • Wild Gams, with Eibar Coa aboard, wins Cicada.

    Wild Gams Takes Wing for Coa in Cicada

    With a strong move in upper stretch, New Farm's New Jersey homebred Wild Gams handed favored Celestial Legend her first loss in seven starts in the $110,600-added Cicada (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies on the Aqueduct inner dirt track Saturday.

  • Wildcat Heir, winning the 2004 DeFrancis Memorial, is working toward his second start of the year in the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Wildcat Heir's Breeze Tops Tuesday Workout Tab

    Training activity among Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships contenders at Belmont Park was not nearly as hectic Tuesday as it was Monday, with only four main track works and one grass work. One of the most impressive works of the day was a five-furlong breeze by TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) contender Wildcat Heir, whose clocking of :59 2/5 was the best among 21 horses working that distance.

  • Spin Zone romps to victory in the Fred ``Cappy'' Capossela Stakes.

    Perkins Continues Success in Capossela Stakes

    Ben Perkins Jr. saddled the winner of Aqueduct's Fred ``Cappy'' Capossela Stakes for the third year in a row and fourth time overall when Char-Mari Stable's Spin Zone won by three lengths on Monday's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day card.

  • Richly Blended, winning the Gotham Stakes last month.

    Richly Blended Blazes 6 furlongs in 1:10 2/5 For Wood Memorial

    Richly Blended, undefeated winner of the Gotham Stakes, served notice Thursday that he's going to be a dangerous opponent in the Wood Memorial if allowed to get loose early. The son of Rizzi worked 6 furlongs in a sizzling 1:10 2/5, galloping out 7 panels in 1:23, closing his last quarter in :23 3/5.

  • Stormy Pick, ridden by Jose C. Ferrer, captures the Grade I $200,000 Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga Friday.

    Stormy Pick Wires Field for Spinaway Victory

    Raymond Dweck's Stormy Pick zipped to a wire-to-wire victory over eight other 2-year-old fillies in Friday's $200,000 Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, giving freshman sire Storm Creek a leg up on his competition in the list of leading first-crop sires.

  • Stormy Pick Wins Sorority in Slop

    Raymond Dweck's Stormy Pick dueled early with the previously unbeaten With Ability before running away to a 1 3/4-length victory over Zonk in the $150,000 Sorority Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Monmouth Park. Under Jose Ferrer, Stormy Pick completed the six furlongs in 1:10.96 over a sloppy track.