Keyword: Lucifer's Stone

  • Horse Chestnut

    South African HOY Horse Chestnut Dies

    South African Horse of the Year Horse Chestnut, who began his stud career at Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., died Feb. 19 of heart failure in his stall at the Rupert family's Drakenstein Stud Farm in South Africa.

  • Talkin' Horses Podcast with Linda Rice

    Trainer Linda Rice answers your questions about her background, life as a trainer, her best horses, the training title at Saratoga, and more. Transcript is now available.

  • Lucifer's Stone, ridden by Jose Santos, captures the Garden City Breeders' Cup, Sunday at Belmont.

    Lucifer's Stone Rolls to Garden City Victory

    Lucifer's Stone was bottled up in the slow-paced $264,000 Garden City Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IT), but when the opportunity arose in mid-stretch, jockey Jose Santos shot the filly through the gap to register an upset over a pair of well-fancied European fillies on the Belmont Park turf Sunday.

  • Torrestrella Makes U.S. Debut in Garden City

    Trainer Christophe Clement takes aim at New York's top prize for 3-year-old turf fillies when he sends out Torrestrella and Spotlight in the $300,000 Garden City Breeders' Cup (gr. IT).

  • Javier Castellano will ride Fortunate Damsel, Heriberto Cedano's first graded stakes starter, in Monday's Lake Placid Handicap at Saratoga.

    Cedano in New Role With Fortunate Damsel in Lake Placid

    Heriberto "Ocala" Cedano, who had worked for Hall of Fame trainer Phil "P.G." Johnson for 33 years, finds himself in a new position when he saddles Fortunate Damsel in Monday's $150,000 Lake Placid Handicap (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies at nine furlongs over Saratoga's Mellon turf course.

  • Day Rides Lake George Favorite Lucifer's Stone

    Jockey Pat Day will replace the injured Jose Santos aboard Lucifer's Stone, a leading contender in Monday's $100,000 Lake George Handicap (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Ask for the Moon Among 4 Declining American Oaks

    Ask for the Moon, Lucifer's Stone, Sister Star and Super Bobbina have declined invitations to the $750,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) July 3, Hollywood Park Racing secretary Martin Panza said Wednesday.

  • Mambo Slew Slithers to Sands Point Victory

    Jockey Edgar Prado weaved Mambo Slew through traffic along the inside in the stretch to catch favored Lucifer's Stone in the final jumps of the $114,800 Sands Points (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park on Sunday.

  • Minge Cove Looks for Sands Point Upset

    Minge Cove was beaten 2 1/2 lengths in the Herecomesthebride after a troubled trip. The winner, Lucifer's Stone, had just taken an entry-level allowance and owned a decided experience edge. When the two meet again in Sunday's $100,000 Sands Point Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at nine furlongs on grass, Minge Cove might have a better shot .

  • Devilish Win for Lucifer's Stone in 'Bride Stakes

    Trainer Linda Rice may have a budding turf star in fast-improving Lucifer's Stone, who hit the starting gate and was steadied on the far turn but managed to win the $100,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Gulfstream Park Saturday.

  • Please Take Me Out Holds On in Miss Grillo

    Please Take Me Out set the pace and held off Bobbie Use in the final strides to win the $84,400 Miss Grillo Stakes on closing day Sunday at Belmont Park.