Keyword: Bill Mott

  • Starformer fights off Mystical Star to win the Long Island Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2206869516&k=vthLfJG">Order This Photo</a>

    Starformer Fights to Long Island Win

    Briefly headed in deep stretch but game every step of the way, Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer repealed the challenge of Mystical Star to take the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Aqueduct Nov. 10.

  • Royal Delta after the Ladies' Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Ladies-Classic/26130180_8NMncD#!i=2191509719&k=NCvP8h7">Order This Photo</a>

    Mott: Royal Delta G-R-E-A-T After Victory

    Trainer Bill Mott could not contain his excitement the morning after champion Royal Delta's gate-to-wire victory in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, saying the filly was G-R-E-A-T.

  • Royal Delta at Santa Anita on October 30.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Works/26130247_gxH6nS#!i=2184986357&k=GmmJSsF">Order This Photo</a>

    Mott: Royal Delta's Cut Superficial

    Trainer Bill Mott said Oct. 30 that a cut sustained by Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) favorite Royal Delta on her right hip was superficial and should not pose any problems for the daughter of Empire Maker.

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    Flight Carrying BC Horses Able to Leave NY

    A flight carrying a contingent of Breeders' Cup horses from New York to California was rescheduled to 1 a.m. EDT Oct. 29 and was able to take off as Hurricane Sandy approached the Northeast, Breeders' Cup officials said.

  • Newsdad rolls late to win the Fayette Stakes.

    Newsdad Shows Extra Gear in Fayette Win

    Newsdad, switching from turf to Polytrack and shortening up for the closing day $150,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland, swept to a two-length victory under meet-leading rider Julien Leparoux Oct. 27.

  • Royal Delta
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    Royal Delta Cross-Entered in Classic

    Although owner Benjamin Leon is still leaning heavily toward the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) for Royal Delta, he has decided to pre-enter last year's 3-year-old filly champion in the Classic (gr. I) as well.

  • Haynesfield won the 2011 Empire Classic.

    Empire Classic Features Top New York-Breds

    A field of nine, including the 3-year-old filly Haldane, will contest the 1 1/8-mile event in which 5-year-old Lunar Victory is the 8-5 favorite to pick up his fifth win in six 2012 starts for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.

  • Royal Delta winning the Beldame Stakes.

    Mott Plans Three-Way Attack on BC Classic

    Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott says all four of his Super Saturday horses, including Beldame winner Royal Delta and repeat TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup victor Flat Out will be pointed to the 2012 Breeders' Cup Nov. 2-3.

  • Flat Out (left) wears down Stay Thirsty to win the Jockey Club Gold Cup again.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2117889579&k=RTGdNcQ">Order This Photo</a>

    Flat Out Grinds Out Jockey Club Repeat

    Flat Out returned to the scene of his most recent triumph Sept. 29--almost a year ago to the day--and won the $1 million TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) at Belmont Park for the second time in a row.

  • Royal Delta takes on It's Tricky and 5 others in the Beldame.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1909823367&k=fKBR8Qx">Order This Photo</a>

    Royal Delta, It's Tricky Are Beldame Stars

    Royal Delta and It's Tricky look to recover from an Aug. 26 Personal Ensign (gr. I) upset and eye year-end honors when they meet for a fifth time Sept. 29 in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

  • To Honor and Serve won the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Sept. 1.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2061024596&k=TZgQsTH">Order This Photo</a>

    Kelso Brings Together Big Two

    To Honor and Serve and Shackleford renew their one-turn rivalry at Belmont Park in the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II) as part of "Super Saturday" Sept. 29 at Belmont.

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    Royal Delta, To Honor and Serve Work for Mott

    Trainer Bill Mott, speaking Sept. 16, confirmed Royal Delta for the Beldame Invitational (gr. I) and said To Honor and Serve could compete in the Kelso Handicap (gr. II) after the pair posted separate breezes at Belmont

  • Ron the Greek

    Jockey Club Gold Cup Contenders, Others Work

    It was a busy morning for top-tier workers in New York and Kentucky Sept. 15, as Ron the Greek, Flat Out, Atigun and Golden Ticket turned in upstate moves at Saratoga while Dullahan and Little Mike did the same at Churchill.

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    Ron the Greek Turns in Post-Whitney Work

    Multiple grade I winner Ron the Greek registered his first published work since a runner-up finish in the Aug. 24 Whitney Invitational, breezing four furlongs in :49.95 on the Oklahoma Training Track Aug. 31.

  • Royal Delta in the Delaware Handicap.

    Royal Delta Sharp in Personal Ensign Work

    Besilu Stables' Royal Delta put in her final serious work for the Aug. 26 Personal Ensign Invitational (gr. I), breezing four furlongs in a bullet :48.95 under exercise rider Rodolphe Brisset Aug. 20 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Royal Delta holds off Tiz Miz Sue to win the Delaware.

    Royal Delta Fully Extended in Del Cap

    Besilu Stables' Royal Delta held off a late challenger to win the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) by a neck at Delaware Park July 21, but it wasn't the nemesis everyone thought she'd face near the wire.

  • Starformer rolls late to win the Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes.

    Starformer Relishes Turf Course at Delaware

    Juddmonte Farm's Starformer, far back in a Churchill Downs allowance race on the dirt in her last start, returned to the turf to win the $200,375 Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park July 14.

  • Mucho Macho Man leaves the rest behind in the Suburban Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1951069762&k=grg26cH">Order This Photo</a>

    Mucho Macho Man Sizzles in Suburban

    Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith flew from California to ride Mucho Macho Man in the $300,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park July 7, and the trip paid off as the big bay colt won the 1 1/8-mile test.

  • Rule pulls away late to take the Monmouth Cup Stakes.

    Rule Launches Season with Monmouth Cup Score

    Rule made his 5-year-old debut a winning one July 7 in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. II) at Monmouth Park, sitting just off a dawdling early pace before drawing off under jockey Joe Bravo to get the job done.

  • Flat Out will make his first start for trainer Bill Mott in the Monmouth Cup Stakes.

    Flat Out Starts for Mott in Monmouth Cup

    Preston Stables' Flat Out will make his first start for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. III) July 7, having been transferred from the barn of Scooter Dickey.

  • Ron the Greek gets up late to win the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1909883738&k=Bh4RCnx">Order This Photo</a>

    Ron the Greek Rides Rail to Foster Surprise

    Ron the Greek, charging through the stretch along the inside, came from off the pace to nip odds-on favorite Wise Dan at the wire in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) under the lights at Churchill Downs June 16.