Keyword: Currin

  • Grade II winner Memorette is booked to Empire Maker.

    Grade II Winner Memorette Retired

    Memorette, a grade II-winning mare for Betty Currin, was retired following her third-place effort in the Jan. 26 Sunshine Millions Distaff Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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    Bushwacker Whips Up Underwood Upset

    Bushwacker has only one way of going so when the 5-year-old horse took command in the $105,800 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) soon after the start Dec. 2, his four Hollywood Park rivals did not appear to be concerned. They should have been.

  • West coast based for his racing career, Stormello will stand stud at the Vinery in Kentucky.

    Grade I Winner Stormello to Vinery

    Stormello, a grade I winner at 2, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.

  • Stormello's Full Sister Wins Debut at Hollywood

    Ever So Pretty, a 2-year-old full sister to Hollywood Futurity (gr. I) winner Stormello, made her racing debut a winning one June 2 at Hollywood Park. Under jockey Mike Smith, Ever So Pretty jumped out to an early lead in the five-furlong maiden race, led at one point by 3 1/2 lengths, and held off a closing Tasha's Miracle to score by a neck.

  • Stormello Tests Gulfstream After Frantic Flight

    The trip from California to South Florida behind him, Alvin Eisman and Bill Currin's Stormello tried the Gulfstream Park main track Friday morning for the first time ahead of his challenge in Saturday's $350,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II).

  • Memorette and Victor Espinoza win the Beverly Hills Handicap Saturday at Hollywood Park.

    Memorette Breaks Through in Beverly Hills

    Memorette, a filly that is often close but seldom wins, finally had her opportunity to shine in the $150,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares on the Hollywood Park turf Saturday.

  • Stakes Winner Outta Here Retired

    Outta Here, who won the $500,000 Delta Jackpot Stakes as a 2-year-old, has been retired from racing because of a sesamoid injury.

  • Memorette Gets Green Light for American Oaks

    Trainer Bill Currin gave Memorette the green light for the $750,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park on July 3 after the 3-year-old filly worked five furlongs in 59 seconds over the course Wednesday morning in her first drill on grass.

  • Memorette Stands Out in Hollywood BC Oaks

    Memorette leads a field of eight 3-year-old fillies in search of their first graded stakes victory in Hollywood Park's $175,000 Hollywood Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. II) at 1 1/16 miles on Sunday.

  • California Filly Memorette Tries Sis City Again

    California trainer Bill Currin and his wife Betty acknowledge that Friday's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill will be a difficult challenge for their filly, Memorette. "I think the field is strong," Bill Currin said. "And we feel we have a superior filly. If I didn't feel I could beat Sis City, I wouldn't be here."

  • Oaks Contenders Sis City, Memorette Breeze

    They are stabled together on the backside of Churchill Downs and Sunday morning Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contenders Sis City and Memorette logged their final workouts over the racetrack only minutes apart from each other.