Keyword: Billy Gowan

  • Ride On Curlin

    Ride On Curlin Pointing for Razorback Next

    Runner-up in the Essex Handicap Feb. 14, Ride On Curlin will point toward the $250,000 Razorback Handicap (gr. III) in one month, trainer Billy Gowan said the morning after the son of Curlin made his return to stakes action.

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    Ride On Curlin Set for Next Step in Essex

    Ride On Curlin, under regular exercise rider Bryan Beccia, worked an easy half mile in :49 3/5 after the break the morning of Feb. 11 in preparation for the $100,000 Essex Handicap to be run Feb. 14 at Oaklawn Park.

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    Ride On Curlin Returns Thursday at Oaklawn

    Trainer Billy Gowan had several options for the 4-year-old debut of Ride On Curlin, but he decided to take what he believes is the path of least resistance: a second-level allowance Jan. 15 in the ninth race at Oaklawn.

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    Ride On Curlin to Get Some Time Off

    Preakness Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Ride On Curlin, who failed to finish in the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), will be getting a break after competing in all three jewels of the Triple Crown.

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    Humphrey Could Score a Classic Double

    G. Watts Humphrey Jr., who bred Ride On Curlin with his late mother, is the breeder of 1985 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Creme Fraiche. A win in the June 7 Belmont could provide him with a classic double.

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    Ride On Curlin Keeps Running and Running

    Ride On Curlin will be making his 12th career start in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) as owner Dan Dougherty enjoys the journey with his $25,000 yearling purchase who has already banked more than $700,000 and continues to thrive.

  • Ride On Curlin works June 1.
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    Ride On Curlin Posts 'Super' Belmont Breeze

    Daniel Dougherty's Ride On Curlin, runner-up to California Chrome in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), stretched his legs June 1 with a seven-furlong breeze under exercise rider Bryan Beccia at Belmont Park.

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    'Chrome,' Ride On Curlin Exit Preakness Well

    The morning of May 18 was time for Art Sherman to check his horse and relive the thrill of California Chrome's Preakness victory, while trainer Billy Gowan was all smiles about a runner-up finish from Ride On Curlin.

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    Pimlico Welcomes Final Louisville Shippers

    After the vans pulled in late the afternoon of May 14, all the contenders for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) were on the grounds at Pimlico Race Course except for Ring Weekend, who will arrive May 15 before noon.

  • Preakness Stakes News Update for May 14, 2014

    Claire Novak updates us on location at Pimlico for the Preakness Stakes. Learn about Ride On Curlin's work with comments from Billy Gowan. See Kid Cruz, California Chrome, General a Rod, Social Inclusion and more!

  • Ride On Curlin jogs at Churchill Downs April 27.
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    Ride On Curlin Turns in Maintenance Breeze

    Trainer Billy Gowan supervised the final major preparations of Arkansas Derby (gr. I) runner-up Ride On Curlin on April 27, sending the Curlin colt through seven furlongs in 1:29 at Churchill Downs.

  • Mark Casse

    Casse Optimistic About Derby Prep Starters

    While Coastline and Conquest Titan have not yet registered breakthrough graded stakes victories, trainer Mark Casse sees some positive signs as they prepare for their most important stakes races to date.

  • The stretch battle during the Rebel Stakes.

    Rebel Rematch Expected in Arkansas Derby

    The first four finishers of the Rebel Stakes (gr. II) March 15 came out of the race none the worse in spite of the roughly-run final furlong, and three of them are definitely pointed for a return in the Arkansas Derby.