Keyword: Capac

  • Sweetnorthernsaint passing up possible Dubai showdown with Discreet Cat for Saturday's Johnson Memorial.

    Trombetta Staying Home With Sweetnorthernsaint

    Trainer Mike Trombetta considered Dubai but has opted to give stable star Sweetnorthernsaint a confidence builder in Saturday's $100,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial Handicap at Laurel Park.

  • Capac's Derby Hopes Take a Soaking

    Water Cannon doused the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopes of Capac when he scored a narrow victory in the $40,000 Miracle Wood Stakes as the heavy favorite tired to fifth.

  • Smarty Jones among contenders testing the Derby trail this weekend.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: Odd Assortment of Derby Preps This Weekend

    Is there any possibility that the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner can come out of the Miracle Wood, Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT), Southwest Stakes, John Battaglia Memorial or Borderland Derby? Not likely, but that doesn't mean there won't be any potential Derby contenders competing this weekend.

  • Read the Footnotes' Fountain of Youth was a tribute to the colt's tenacity and courage and his trainer's ability to get him fit off a layoff.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: Big Weekend Helps Clear Picture

    Even with the injury to Second of June, it's refreshing to finally have a weekend that held true to form and helped put several pieces of the puzzle together rather than creating more confusion, as has often been the case in recent years.

  • Capac, won an allowance race at Laurel Park in convincing fashion.

    Capac Returns a Winner in Laurel Allowance

    The much talked about Capac made a triumphant 3-year-old debut Wednesday, charging to the lead at the head of the stretch in a seven-furlong allowance race at Laurel, then drawing off to a convincing 3 3/4-length score.

  • Sheikh Mohammed, left, and Godolphin racing manager Simon Crisford.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: Godolphin Noms Shutout a Shocker

    So, Godolphin, which has been intent on winning the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) the past several years, has decided not to nominate a single horse this year. For a stable that focused each year on the first Saturday in May, this is a perplexing turn of events. Or is it?

  • Mystery 3-Year-Old Capac Shows Up in Laurel Allowance Race

    Just who is Capac? Why was Bob Baffert so determined to buy the son of Deputy Minister off one maiden victory in the slop? Why was Bobby Frankel also interested? Why did Richard Santulli finally buy quarter-interest for a mid-six-figure price? Perhaps we'll find out on Wednesday.