Keyword: Maybry's Boy

  • Maybry's Boy Sires First Winner

    Maybry's Boy, victor of the 2002 Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III), came through with his first winner when his son Sportswriter scored at Saratoga in his career debut Aug. 5.

  • Booklet, background, holds off Harlan's Holiday to win the Fountain of Youth.

    Gulfstream Park Race Report: Same Old Result

    Stop us if you've heard this one before. Booklet, a tiny colt trainer John Ward calls "a walk-on, non-scholarship type of player," spurts to an open lead, and when finally collared late by Harlan's Holiday, refuses to yield, holding off that rival by a desperate nose.

  • Booklet and Harlan's Holiday, finishing one-two in the Holy Bull, will face off again in Saturday's Fountain of Youth.

    Top 3-Year-Olds Clash in Fountain of Youth, Allowance Races

    The blurry Kentucky Derby picture should begin clearing up Saturday, as a number of Triple Crown hopefuls meet to determine who makes that all-important leap forward. The grade I Fountain of Youth Stakes, which drew a field of eight, is split right down the middle, with four stakes winners facing off against four up-and-coming stars. And in supporting allowance races, two promising colts lock horns in a prep for the Florida Derby, and a former Coolmore colt makes his U.S. debut.

  • Spectacular Bid Stakes winner Maybrys Boy worked Wednesday.

    Harlan's Holiday in Sharp Work For Fountain of Youth; Saarland to Skip Race

    Harlan's Holiday turned in another sharp work for Saturday's grade I Fountain of Youth Stakes, drilling a half in :47 1/5 Wednesday with jockey Tony D'Amico aboard. In other Fountain of Youth developments, Elliott Walden has decided run Speed Hunter, and Shug McGaughey will run only Maybry's Boy, who worked a half Wednesday in :48 3/5.

  • Grey Beard Works Toward Fountain of Youth

    With jockey Edgar Prado aboard, Graham Motion-trained Grey Beard worked five furlongs Monday in 1:02 4/5 over a Gulfstream Park track labeled "good."

  • Came Home came home first in the San Vicente.

    Steve Haskin's Derby Report: Mission Impossible? (2/4/2002)

    Your mission, Jim, should you decide to accept it, is to infiltrate Paco Gonzalez' heavily armed fortress and slip Came Home a major dose of stamina builder. As much as we'd love to accomplish that mission and get this talented colt all the way to Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May, we can't help seeing all those sprinters and milers staring out at us from his pedigree

  • Fountain of Youth Still the Plan for Maybry's Boy

    Trainer Shug McGaughey said Sunday that Maybry's Boy, a beaten favorite Hutcheson in Saturday's Hutcheson Stakes (gr. III), is still on track for the 1 1/16-mile Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) despite his fourth-place finish in the seven-furlong sprint. Meanwhile, the Hutcheson one-two finishers are less likely to start in the Feb. 16 Fountain of Youth as their respective trainers don't particularly like the two-week spacing between races.

  • Monthir May be Overlooked in Hutcheson

    With the main focus of Saturday's Hutcheson Stakes likely to be on Maybry's Boy and Axis, one horse may very well be overlooked in the wagering. Listed at 9-2 on the <i>Daily Racing Form</i> morning line, is Shadwell Stable's Monthir. Also on Saturday, Popular, Came Home, and Werblin slug it out in the San Vicente Stakes.

  • Maybrys Boy, winning the Spectacular Bid Stakes, returns in the Hutcheson.

    Axis, Maybry's Boy to Square Off in Hutcheson Stakes

    Saturday's seven-furlong Hutcheson Stakes, recently more of a vehicle for non-Kentucky Derby horses, could provide a fascinating glimpse at the classic picture with the presence of the late-closing Maybry's Boy and the exciting prospect Axis.

  • Maybry&#39;s Boy (left) passes Showmeitall to win the Spectacular Bid Stakes.

    Groundhog's Day to be Next Start for Maybry's Boy and Werblin

    Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) winner Maybry's Boy will make his next start in the $150,000 Hutcheson Stakes (gr. II, Feb. 2), according to trainer Claude "Shug" McGaughey. Meanwhile on the West Coast, undefeated Werblin will also make his next start on Groundhog's Day, that coming in the San Vicente (gr. II).

  • Maybry&#39;s Boy (left) passes Showmeitall to win the Spectacular Bid Stakes.

    Maybry's Boy Closes for Spectacular Bid Win

    Maybry's Boy closed from seventh-place to win the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) on opening day of the 2002 Gulfstream Park meeting. One race earlier on the card, Bill Mott-trained 3-year-old Blue Burner earned a victory in a mile and 70 yard allowance race.

  • Johannesburg, winning the 2001 Breeders&#39; Cup Juvenile.

    Johannesburg Rings in New Year Favored for Two Classics

    Michael Tabor and Mrs. John Magnier's Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Johannesburg begins 2002 as the future-book favorite for both the Sagitta Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) and the Kentucky Derby (gr. I). Both races will be run on May 4.

  • Saarland entered the Derby picture with this Remsen victory.

    Kentucky Derby 2002: A Triple Shot of Shug

    The one trainer who seems to be establishing his niche in this year's Derby picture is Shug McGaughey. With Saarland, Maybry's Boy, and D'Coach, it's as if McGaughey is standing at the quarter pole with a slingshot and launching some speeding projectiles down the Aqueduct stretch.

  • Steve Haskin said Fonz&#39;s Prevue victory was &quot;one of the gutsiest efforts by a 2-year-old this year.&quot;

    Kentucky Derby 2002: Stars in the Making

    This is the time of the year to keep close tabs on 2-year-old maiden races. Whether trainers admit it or not, they are well aware that no Kentucky Derby winner has failed to start as a 2-year-old since Apollo in 1882. Recently, we've seen several intriguing prospects break their maiden, and now is as good a time as any to start planting the seed.