Keyword: Kentucky Cup Classic

  • Rize, ridden by Jose C. Ferrer, wining the $350,000 Philip H. Iselin Handicap at Monmouth Park Aug. 27, 2000.

    Rize's Monday Work To Determine Kentucky Cup Status

    Rize, the nine-length winner of the Philip H. Iselin Handicap (gr. II) in his most recent start, will breeze Monday morning at Turfway Park in a work that will determine his status for Saturday's $500,000 Kentucky Cup Classic (gr. II). If he is entered, the 4-year-old son of Theatrical will likely face Golden Missile, Cat Thief, Early Pioneer, and Captain Steve in the 1 1/8-mile race.

  • Lemon Drop Kid, Early Pioneer Work

    Lemon Drop Kid continued preparing for the $500,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I), completing a six-furlong drill over the main track in 1:13 1/5, handily, at Saratoga on Thursday. At Del Mar, Early Pioneer worked a mile in 1:39 2/5, handily.