Keyword: Mountain General

  • Clock Stopper Added to Colonel Power Cast

    The Dallas Stewart-trained Clock Stopper will make his next start in Sunday's $60,000 Colonel Power Handicap at Fair Grounds, and has been issued highweight of 122-pounds in the six furlong event.

  • Mountain General will be seeking to repeat this 2002 victory in the Thanksgiving Handicap.

    Sprinters Highlight Fair Grounds Opener

    Fair Grounds Racecourse in New Orleans kicks off its 133rd season of live racing and first under the ownership of Churchill Downs Inc. Thursday with the traditional opening-day feature, the Thanksgiving Handicap.

  • Champali Answers Aristides Bell

    Champali benefited from a blistering pace in Saturday's $162,150 Aristides Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III), overcoming a poor start to post a convincing 3 1/4-length triumph.

  • Mountain General Seeks Aristides Repeat

    Defending champion Mountain General faces a rematch with veteran sprint star Beau's Town in Saturday's $150,000-added Aristides Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.

  • Comebacker Clock Stopper in Churchill Return

    Overbrook Farm's Clock Stopper was bound for last fall's Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr.I) at Oak Tree at Santa Anita until a chipped ankle sent him to the sidelines. He returns after an absence of seven months in Thursday's featured allowance race at Churchill Downs.

  • Comebacker Clock Stopper in Churchill Return

    Overbrook Farm's Clock Stopper was bound for last fall's Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr.I) at Oak Tree at Santa Anita until a chipped ankle sent him to the sidelines. He returns after an absence of seven months in Thursday's featured allowance race at Churchill Downs.

  • Snorter and Pie N Burger Lead Field for Texas Mile

    Snorter and Pie N Burger will headline a talented field in Saturday's $300,000 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III) at Lone Star Park. Snorter is a perfect two-for-two on the year and Pie N Burger is undefeated in three career starts at the Texas track.

  • Private Horde gets first graded stakes victory in Vanderbilt.

    Private Horde Vaults Home in Vanderbilt

    Billy R. Tucker's homebred Private Horde sailed over the sloppy stretch run at Saratoga Sunday in winning the $200,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II) to gain the first graded stakes victory of his career.

  • Shake You Down Hopes to Pocket Vanderbilt

    Shake You Down will spot six foes from five to 11 pounds when he attempts to capture the $200,000 A.G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga Sunday.

  • Proud Citizen Returns in Churchill Downs 'Cap

    The $200,000-added Churchill Downs Handicap (gr. II), like most of Saturday's stakes races at the Louisville track, will feature a Bobby Frankel-trained morning line favorite in Flaxman Holdings' Aldebaran.

  • Beau's Town Captures Pelleteri 'Cap

    Beau's Town did not disappoint as the favorite, winning the $150,000 Pelleteri Breeders' Cup Handicap at six furlongs at Fair Grounds Sunday.

  • Cojet Buzzes Mountain General in Col. Power

    With a short field and a sharp horse on his hands, trainer Bob Holthus took a chance on Cojet, who won the $75,000 Colonel Power Handicap at Fair Grounds Sunday.

  • Kazoo Sharp in F.W. Gaudin Triumph

    Kazoo established himself as a new shooter in Fair Grounds' sprint series, winning the $75,000 F.W. Gaudin Memorial Handicap in stakes-record time Sunday.

  • Record-Holder Mountain General In Gaudin

    Mountain General makes his first start since his track-record performance in the Thanksgiving Handicap in Sunday's $75,000 F.W. Gaudin Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds.

  • Mountain General sets record in Thanksgiving Handicap.

    Mountain General Sets Track Record in Fair Grounds Opener

    Going into this week, trainer Steve Asmussen ranked second in the country in wins with 353. But none ran as fast as Mountain General on Thursday in Fair Grounds' traditional opening day feature, the $75,000 Thanksgiving Handicap.

  • Mountain General Sets Track Record in Fair Grounds Opener

    Going into this week, trainer Steve Asmussen ranked second in the country in wins with 353. But none ran as fast as Mountain General on Thursday in Fair Grounds' traditional opening day feature, the $75,000 Thanksgiving Handicap.

  • Twilight Road Draws Off to Ack Ack Victory

    Twilight Road withstood a challenge from Mountain General in the stretch of Sunday's Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Sunday and went on to a 2 /2-length victory.