Keyword: Friel's for Real

  • Pool Land, In the Gold Clash in Dupont BC

    A field of nine is set to go in the Allaire DuPont Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. III) Friday at Pimlico, led by trainer Todd Pletcher's Doubledogdare Stakes winner Pool Land and trainer Nick Zito's grade I winner In the Gold.

  • Ay Caramba! Frankel Wins Oceanport

    Confident Gary Stevens astride Ay Caramba took the measure of Hotstufanthensome in the stretch and edged away to a three-quarters of a length win in the $150,000 Oceanport (gr. IIIT) on the Monmouth Park turf Sunday. It was one of six stakes on the New Jersey track's card worth at least $100,000.

  • Gritty Island Sand Takes Rich Delaware 'Cap

    Island Sand, the only grade I winner in the field, stormed past Two Trail Sioux in mid-stretch and registered a powerful victory in Saturday's $1 million Delaware Handicap (gr. II), the richest race in Delaware Park history.

  • Daydreaming, ridden by Edgar Prado, captures the Next Move Handicap at Aqueduct.

    Daydreaming Wins for Resurgent McGaughey

    Winless in 19 starts at Gulfstream Park this winter, trainer Shug McGaughey came back to Aqueduct March 19 to win with three of his four starters, including Survivalist in the Gotham (gr. III). Friday afternoon, McGaughey added another stakes win to his resume when the Phipps Stable's favored Daydreaming captured the $110,000 Next Move Handicap (gr. III).

  • More Smoke Burns Foes; Friel's for Real Wins

    More Smoke started the new year the way he ended the last one, winning this time against newly turned 3-year-olds in Saturday's $50,000 Dancing Count Stakes at Pimlico.

  • Friel's For Real winning the Pimlico Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap.

    Friel's For Real Was Real Deal in Pimlico Distaff

    Philadelphia Park-based Friel's For Real was the real deal in winning the $100,000 Pimlico Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course Friday by 2 ¼ lengths over Saintly Action.

  • Friel's for Real Takes Laurel's Gala Lil

    Friel's For Real had never won a stakes race until she overwhelmed a band of older fillies and mares in Saturday's $75,000 Gala Lil Stakes at Laurel Park.

  • Undercover Overpowering in Racing Media 'Cap

    Mario Pino and the chestnut mare Undercover overwhelmed a small band of four rival Maryland-bred fillies and mares in Saturday's $75,000 Maryland Racing Media Handicap at Laurel Park.