Keyword: Irving Cowan

  • Hollywood Wildcat racing in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

    Champion Hollywood Wildcat Dies

    Hollywood Wildcat, who beat defending champion older female Paseana in the 1993 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) to clinch champion 3-year-old filly honors, died June 23.

  • Society Selection, hip 43, at the Keeneland November sale.

    Society Selection Sells for $1.85 Million

    Broodmare Society Selection was the first horse to crack the seven-figure price barrier at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, bringing $1.85 million early in the auction's opening session Nov. 8 in Lexington.

  • Marjorie Cowan

    Breeder/Owner Marjorie Cowan Dies

    Marjorie Cowan, who raced homebred Breeders' Cup winners Hollywood Wildcat and War Chant with her husband, Irving, died Feb. 17.

  • Love That Jazz Dead

    Love That Jazz, a graded stakes winner/producer, died April 6 of complications from colic a day after foaling a Distorted Humor filly.

  • Society Selection wins the Test Stakes, Saturday at Saratoga.

    Prado, Society Selection Ace Muddy Test

    Society Selection unleashed a big sweeping move around the turn to win the $250,000 Test for 3-year-old fillies in a muddy romp Saturday at Saratoga Race Course, giving jockey Edgar Prado a sweep of the grade I stakes on the day.

  • Society Selection with Jorge Chavez aboard runs to victory in the Comely Stakes, Friday at Aqueduct.

    Society Selection's Big Move Wins Comely

    Favored Society Selection, who lost twice in graded stakes races at short odds at Gulfstream Park earlier this year, turned in a smashing effort Friday to win the $112,000 Comely (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Aqueduct.

  • Longshot Society Selection (foreground) edges out Victory U.S.A. in the $500,000 Frizette, Saturday at Belmont.

    Jerkens at it Again as Society Selection Takes Frizette

    The "Giant Killer" H. Allen Jerkens did it again Saturday as Irving and Marjorie Cowan's Society Selection, under a patient ride by Ray Ganpath, came from well off the pace to run down Victory U.S.A. close to home in the $500,000 Frizette (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at Belmont Park Saturday.

  • Drysdale Targets Barrera for Ministers Wildcat

    Irving and Marjorie Cowan's Ministers Wildcat, knocked off the Triple Crown path with a troubled trip in the April 19 Lexington Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland, worked six furlongs in 1:13 handily over Hollywood Park's fast main track Wednesday morning.

  • Ministers Wild Cat Adds Blinkers Saturday

    Rapidly maturing Ministers Wild Cat, a colt who drifted in during the stretch run of his last two races, will wear blinkers for the first time in Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), trainer Neil Drysdale said.

  • World-record priced colt was sired by Sea of Secrets.

    No Longer a Secret

    Sea of Secrets hits big with first 2-year-olds as one colt sells for a record $2.7-million and another brings $250,000.

  • Ministers Wild Cat, seeks El Camino Real victory.

    El Camino Key to Ministers Wild Cat's Future

    Ministers Wild Cat can validate his status as a Kentucky Derby contender with a victory Saturday in the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Even Field Squares Off in Brown Bess

    A well-matched field of nine fillies and mares will meet on the turf Saturday in the $100,000 Brown Bess Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Son of Hollywood Wildcat Posts Impressive Win

    Marjorie and Irving Cowan's Ministers Wild Cat, a 3-year-old colt out of Hollywood Wildcat by Deputy Minister, turned some heads in Saturday's fourth race at Santa Anita, defeating a $48,000 maiden special weight field by 7 1/2 lengths in a time of 1:22.57 for seven furlongs.

  • First Blush, right, edges out Crafty Guy to win the Spectacular Bid on opening day at Gulfstream Park.

    First Blush Sparkles in Spectacular Bid

    Irving and Marjorie Cowan's First Blush, with Jorge Chavez riding, stormed from out of the pack to win Friday's $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds on opening day at Gulfstream Park.

  • War Chant (far left, red cap) blew by his rivals in the last eighth of the Breeders' Cup Mile.

    War Chant Retired, To Stand at Three Chimneys

    Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner War Chant will not start in Sunday's Early Times Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park and will be retired to enter stud beginning next year, owner-breeder Irving Cowan confirmed Wednesday.