Keyword: Boston Common

  • Grade II Winner Boston Common Euthanized

    Grade II winner Boston Common, who won or placed in 13 stakes since being claimed by Richard Englander for $50,000, was euthanized after suffering a condylar fracture in his right front leg.

  • Bluesthestandard, en route to victory in the Palos Verdes.

    Blues' Hits Right Notes in Palos Verdes

    Bluesthestandard made a noteworthy return to action Sunday with a one-length victory over Marino Marini in the $150,000 Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II) for older sprinters at Santa Anita Park.

  • El Canejo winner Boston Common, among eight entered in Palos Verdes.

    Bluesthestandard Faces Top Palos Verdes Field

    Bluesthestandard makes his first start since finishing second in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) Oct. 25 when he faces seven rivals in Sunday's $150,000 Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II) for older horses at six furlongs at Santa Anita Park.

  • Our New Recruit Ready to Steal the Show in Palo Verdes

    Our New Recruit will make his first new start in two months when takes the gate for Sunday's $150,000 Palo Verdes Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita, but trainer John Sadler said the long delay was by design.

  • Bluesthestandard Drills Sharply for Palos Verdes

    Bluesthestandard had his final major drill before next Sunday's $150,000 Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II) at six furlongs Sunday, going five furlongs in :59 for trainer Ted H. West.

  • Boston Common and Gary Stevens, right, defeat Summer Service and Mike Smith to win the El Conejo Handicap, Thursday at Santa Anita.

    Boston Common Right at Home in El Conejo

    Richard Englander's Boston Common passed his Jeff Mullins-trained stablemate – 7-5 favorite King Robyn – in the stretch and went on to defeat the furiously closing Summer Service by a neck in Thursday's $107,600 El Conejo Handicap (gr. III) at Santa Anita.

  • Shake You Down Looks to One-Up De Francis Dash Rivals

    Robert Cole Jr.'s Shake You Down heads a field of 10 in Saturday's $300,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I). The 4-5 morning line choice might be the most accomplished entry in the field, but he still has plenty to contend with.

  • Shake You Down, tops field for De Francis Dash.

    Shake You Down Tops De Francis Dash

    Led by multiple graded stakes winner Shake You Down, third in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) Oct. 25, a probable field of 11 is being pointed toward Saturday's Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I) at Laurel Park. The field for the $300,000 race at six furlongs will be drawn Wednesday.

  • Boston Common Impressive in De Francis Prep

    Friday's eighth race at Laurel Park could provide a candidate or two for next month's $300,000 De Francis Dash (gr. I), as two top contenders – Boston Common and Take Achance On Me – finished one-two in the $36,000 optional allowance test.

  • Boston Common Faces Wake at Noon in Vigil

    Richard Englander's Boston Common makes his seasonal debut in Saturday's Vigil Stakes at Woodbine Racecourse, facing Wake at Noon, 2002 Canadian Horse of the Year.

  • Thunderello Favored in De Francis Dash

    Thunderello, the longshot who led throughout before finishing second in the NAPA Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), is the 9-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday's grade I Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park.

  • Sprint Preview (9/18): Lukas Double Tough in Sprint

    Day Trader strengthened the hand of trainer D. Wayne Lukas for the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with his impressive victory in the $150,000 Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. III) at Turfway Park Sept. 14.

  • Boston Common overcame a troubled start to win the Jerome.

    Boston Common Runs Away With Jerome Handicap

    Boston Common bobbled coming out of the gate but quickly recovered to take control and score a five-length victory in the 133rd running of the one-mile Jerome Handicap (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Belmont Park Saturday.

  • Boston Common Heads Jerome Field

    There was money showing on the board, Richard Englander liked his breeding, and trainer Michael Pino liked his physical appearance. For $50,000, they decided to take a chance on Boston Common.

  • Listen Here Captures Amsterdam at Saratoga

    Listen Here closed from far back with a rush in deep stretch to claim victory in the $150,000 Amsterdam Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Saratoga Park Saturday.