Keyword: Orchard Park

  • Full Card for Tampa Bay's Florida Cup Day

    Seventy-six entries were taken for Tampa Bay Downs' Florida Cup Day worth an estimated $500,000, including six stakes races. There were 140 horses entered for the 12-race card.

  • Orchard Park Faces Six in Tight Secretariat Stakes Field

    Peter Vegso's Orchard Park, a winner in five of six starts this year, may merit favoritism in a well-matched group of seven sophomore grass specialists from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean assembled for Saturday's 26th renewal of the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. I) at Arlington Park.

  • Virginia Derby Purse Boost Attracts Top Trainers

    It's nothing new: put up the money and they will show up to run. Colonial Downs has done that, raising the purse for Saturday's Virginia Derby to $500,000, which attracted the attention of such trainers as Bill Mott and Neil Drysdale.

  • Virginia Derby morning-line favorite Flying Dash, winning the Transylvania Stakes.

    Flying Dash Tops Virginia Derby Lineup

    Fusao Sekiguchi's Flying Dash was installed as the 7-5 morning line favorite when seven horses were entered for Saturday's $500,000 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs.

  • Trio of Late Nominations Add to Virginia Derby Field

    The late nominations of Orchard Park, Flying Dash, and Van Minister has increased the potential quality of the $500,000 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs. The 1 1/4-mile turf race will be contested July 13.

  • Competitive Field Set for Crown Royal

    One of the week's most competitive races could be Friday's Crown Royal American Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT). The $100,000, 1 1/16-mile event has lured a field of 10 sophomores to Churchill Downs.

  • Orchard Park Solid Graveline Favorite

    Orchard Park looms the ultimate horse-to-beat in Friday's $75,000 added Gravelines Stakes, going 1 1/8 miles on the grass, for 3-year-olds because he's got the complete package working for him.

  • Wide Rally Wins Palm Beach for Orchard Park

    Orchard Park overcame an outside post and a wide trip to win Friday's $100,000 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park. Under Jerry Bailey, the Bill Mott-trained 3-year-old completed the 1 1/8 miles in 1:49.80 on firm turf.

  • Wide Open Palm Beach Lures 13

    Four last-out winners over the Gulfstream Park turf course head a well-matched field of 13 in Friday's $100,000 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) at 1 1/8 miles.