Keyword: Dale Romans

  • Trainer Dale Romans and owner  Jim Culver

    Romans, Culver Talk Racehorse Ownership

    Trainer Dale Romans and owner Jim Culver discussed Thoroughbred ownership and the relationship between owners and trainers during a seminar hosted by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association May 3.

  • Sassy Image won last year's Humana Distaff by three lengths.

    Sassy Image Looks for Humana Distaff Repeat

    Sassy Image will attempt to become the first repeat winner of the $300,000 Humana Distaff (gr. I) when she faces a strong lineup in the 26th renewal of the seven-furlong test May 5 at Churchill Downs.

  • Contested Favored to Ring Belles

    Contested, a lightly raced daughter of Ghostzapper from the Bob Baffert barn is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for the May 4 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.

  • Zagora has won 2 graded stakes in a row, including the Hillsborough (shown).

    Zagora Primed for Jenny Wiley

    Zagora, who ran third in last year's Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland, is back for this year running, but this time she's coming off two straight graded stakes wins.

  • Silver Max and Robby Albarado dominate the Transylvania Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1782652609&k=LBtJPXS">Order This Photo</a>

    Silver Max Leaves Transylvania Rivals Behind

    Silver Max, allowed to clear the field early, left his rivals in the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) behind leaving the turn and romped to his first graded stakes win on opening day of the Keeneland spring meet.

  • Tapitsfly

    Tapitsfly Pounces Late to Nab Honey Fox

    Tapitsfly, given a patient ride by Julien Leparoux, swept past the leaders in deep stretch to pick up her first graded stakes victory in the $150,000 Honey Fox Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 18 on Gulfstream Park's firm turf course.

  • The Blue Grass Nominees include Fountain of Youth winner Union Rags

    Blue Grass Attracts 180 Nominees

    Champion Hansen, grade I winner Union Rags, and El Padrino head the list of 3-year-olds nominated to the 88th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.

  • Romans to Begin 7-Day Suspension

    Trainer Dale Romans is to begin serving a seven-day suspension Feb. 13 stemming from a positive test on one of his horses for phenylbutazone after a race last November at Aqueduct, Daily Racing Form reports.

  • 2011 Preakness winner Shackleford is preparing for his 2012 campaign.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9533971%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Shackleford Breezes For First Time

    Trainer Dale Romans had Michael Lauffer and Bill Cubbedge's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Shackleford on the track at Gulfstream Park for his first breeze of the season Jan. 7.

  • Little Mike

    Little Mike Wins by Nose in Gulfstream Return

    Little Mike, a three-time graded stakes winner on the Gulfstream Park turf earlier this year, returned to his favorite course after 8 1/2 months on the sidelines to win an allowance/optional claiming race by a nose.

  • Jerry Hollendorfer

    Hollendorfer Eyes Starlet/Futurity Sweep

    Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer hopes the formula that enabled Killer Graces to win the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) works again with Rousing Sermon in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) Dec. 17 at Hollywood Park.

  • O'Prado Again comes running to win the Remsen at Aqueduct.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9754153%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    O'Prado Again Grinds Out Remsen Victory

    Stalking O'Prado Again rallied gamely in the final furlong to defeat pacesetter Souper Speedy by three-quarters of a length in the $200,000 Remsen Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct Nov. 26.

  • 2011 Breeders' Cup Mile winner Court Vision<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9729438%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Court Vision to be Paraded at Woodbine

    TVG Breeders' Cup Mile winner Court Vision, who also captured the 2010 Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), will be paraded in the Woodbine walking ring Nov. 26 at noon as part of a retirement ceremony for the future Canadian stallion.

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    Tapitsfly Totes Top Weight in Cardinal 'Cap

    Tapitsfly, winner of the 2009 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita, will carry top weight of 117 pounds when she faces six rivals in the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf Nov. 6.

  • Breeders' Cup Interview: Dale Romans

    Lenny Shulman talks with trainer Dale Romans, who has Shackleford in the Dirt Mile, Dullahan in the Juvenile, and Court Vision in the Mile. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • Shackleford breezed five furlongs in 1:03 4/5 at Churchill Downs Oct 22.

    Dullahan, Shackleford Drill for Romans

    Dullahan, upset winner of the Dixiana Breeders' Futurity (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:03 3/5 Oct. 22 at Churchill Downs track under Kent Desormeaux. Shackleford also worked in preparation for the BC Dirt Mile (gr. I).

  • Sassy Image

    Sassy Image Injured; Out of BC

    Multiple grade I winner Sassy Image has been taken out of consideration for the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) after a chip in a hind ankle was discovered.

  • Preakness winner Shackleford faces 7 in the Indiana Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9533971%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Shackleford Hopes for Rebound in Indy Derby

    Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Shackleford will seek to get back in the winner's circle Oct. 1 in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II), his final race before an expected start in the Breeders' Cup.

  • Shackleford

    Travers, Not Woodward, Next for Shackleford

    Preakness (gr. I) winner Shackleford likely will contest the $1 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 27, instead of taking on older horses in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) a week later, trainer Dale Romans said Aug. 7.

  • Shackleford

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    Haskell Should Impact 3YO Championship

    Both Shackleford and Ruler On Ice will have a big chance to jump to the top of the 3-year-old division July 31 when they headline the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park.

  • Sassy Image and Mike Smith after their dramatic victory in the Princess Rooney.

    Sassy Image Snags Princess Rooney at Wire

    Favored Sassy Image came from out of the clouds to capture the $350,000 Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) to highlight the "Summit of Speed" program at Calder Casino & Race Course July 9, her second grade I win in two months.