Keyword: Offlee Wild

  • Offlee Wild, working at Churchill Downs on Tuesday.

    Offlee Wild on Track for Derby Bid

    With many of the partners of owner Azalea Stables on hand, Holy Bull Stakes winner Offlee Wild worked in company at Churchill Downs on Tuesday and accomplished what trainer T. V. Smith wanted from the workout.

  • Indian Express, with Dana Barnes up, after the colt's work, Friday at Churchill Downs.

    Indian Express Drills at Churchill; Albarado Named for Offlee Wild

    Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) runner-up Indian Express turned in his first work since arriving at Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby 129 and jockey Robby Albarado was named to ride Holy Bull (gr. III) winner Offlee Wild in this year's Run for the Roses.

  • Empire Maker, in his stall at Churchill Downs.

    Empire Maker Arrives at Churchill Downs

    Juddmonte Farm's Empire Maker, the strong favorite for the 129th running of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), arrived at Churchill Downs Sunday afternoon to continue his preparations for the May 3 race. Several other leading contenders have joined the Wood Memorial winner at the historic track.

  • Jockey Edgar Prado guides Peace Rules to victory over Brancusi in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.

    Peace Rules Edges Brancusi in Slow Blue Grass Renewal

    When Harlan's Holiday won last year's Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) in a time of 1:51.51, it was the slowest winning time in the 1 1/8-mile race since Granacus (1:52) beat Intensive Command by three lengths in 1988. On Saturday, Peace Rules creeped home slower than Harlan's Holiday, finishing the key Kentucky Derby prep race in 1:51.73 on the fast track.

  • Peace Rules, morning-line favorite for the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.

    Peace Rules 7-5 Blue Grass Choice

    Edmund Gann's Peace Rules, winner of the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) in his last start, was installed the 7-5 morning line favorite after drawing post two for Saturday's Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland.

  • Offlee Wild, Supah Blitz Work in Florida

    Offlee Wild, trained by T. V. Smith, worked a half-mile at Gulfstream Park Sunday in :48 1/5. At Calder, Supah Blitz, second in the Fountain of Youth (gr. I) and fourth in the Florida Derby (gr. I) worked five furlongs in 1:01 handily.

  • Offlee Wild Works Towards Blue Grass

    Classic hopeful Offlee Wild breezed five furlongs in 1:01 over a fast main track at Gulfstream Park Friday in preparation for the April 12 Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland. The move was the fifth fastest of 15 at the distance.

  • Cornelio Velasquez rides to the win in the Fountain of Youth Stakes aboard Trust N Luck.

    Youthful Fortune Smiles on Trust N Luck

    Fortune smiled on Einar Robsham's Trust N Luck in Saturday's $200,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) as the front-running colt was able to run away to an easy victory in the first major Kentucky Derby (gr. I) prep race of 2003.

  • Offlee Wild, with jockey in red cap, is among the Fountain of Youth favorites.

    Fountain of Youth: Let the Games Begin

    Nine 3-year-olds were entered for Saturday's $200,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I), Gulfstream Park's traditional send off on the road to the Triple Crown.

  • Fountain of Youth contender Offlee Wild puts head in front to win the Holy Bull Stakes.

    Offlee Wild Sizzles in Fountain of Youth Workout

    Offlee Wild completed preparations for Saturday's Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) with a lightning-quick five-furlong drill in :57.40 on a fast Gulfstream Park main track Wednesday.

  • Gulfstream Report: Offlee Wild Returns to Work

    Offlee Wild, the lightly raced winner of the recent Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III), was out for a five-furlong morning workout Thursday morning. The T. V. Smith-trained 3-year-old was clocked in 1:00 3/5 breezing and Smith said he is on schedule for a start in the $200,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles on Feb. 15.

  • OFFLEE WILD

    Dark bay/brown colt, foaled April 5, 2000<br>Wild Again--Alvear, by Seattle Slew

  • Offlee Wild (red cap) defeats Powerful Touch in the Holy Bull.

    Offlee Wild Start to Derby Chase

    Offlee Wild's 27-1 victory in Saturday's $100,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park kicked off what could be a wide open 2003 Kentucky Derby trail.