Keyword: Pat Day

  • Wagering, Attendance Averages Down at Churchill

    Churchill Downs established a record for total wagering in the 30-day Fall Meet that ended on Nov. 30, but also suffered declines in average daily on-track wagering and attendance.

  • Day Aboard Generous Choice Lismore Knight

    Pat Day rides Eastern invader Lismore Knight, co-high weight at 121 pounds with Man Among Men among nine entrants in Saturday's $200,000 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 2-year-olds at a mile on the Hollywood Park grass.

  • Good Journey a Solid Fit in Saturday's Citation

    Good Journey, whose four-race victory began with last year's Citation Handicap and ended last month when narrowly beaten in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will be a solid favorite Saturday to repeat in Hollywood Park's $500,000 Citation (gr. IIT) at 1 1/16 miles on turf.

  • Unbeaten Champali in Strong Churchill Drill

    Lloyd Madison Farms LLC's Champali, the unbeaten winner of the Iroquois (gr. III), tuned up for a scheduled run in the Kentucky Jockey Club (gr. II) with a strong five furlong work Saturday at Churchill Downs.

  • Booklet Bounces Out of Prep Race; Florida Next

    After a sparkling victory on Tuesday at Churchill Downs in his return from a six-month break, John C. Oxley's Booklet was reported to be doing well in trainer John Ward, Jr.'s barn in Lexington.

  • Good Journey Aims for Citation Repeat

    Good Journey, one of the leading turf milers in the nation, will defend honors in the $500,000 Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park Nov. 30, trainer Wally Dollase said. A key component of the $2.1-million Turf Festival, the Citation will be run at 1 1/16 miles on grass.

  • Moon Solitaire, Dr. Kashnikow Duel in River City

    Gainsborough Farm's Moon Solitaire, a European import who has exceeded expectations this year while competing against many of the finest turf horses in North America, faces defending winner Dr. Kashnikow and 10 other rivals in the $150,000-added River City Handicap (gr. III) Sunday at Churchill Downs.

  • Roxelana Rambles in Latest Comeback Win

    Roxelana, with Larry Melancon up, took the early lead and turned back a prolonged challenge by Freefourracing for a length victory in Friday's featured $58,200 allowance race for fillies and mares at Churchill Downs.

  • Allamerican Bertie Smashing in Turf Debut

    Allamerican Bertie, ridden by Pat Day, made her turf debut Thursday a winning one, setting the pace and turning back a slight challenge at the top of the stretch for a convincing eight-length victory over Histoire Sainte in the featured $59,500 allowance race for fillies and mares at Churchill Downs.

  • Perfect Story Gets Into Win Column

    John Oxley's Perfect Story, a half-sister to Horse of the Year Point Given, drew off to a 3 3/4-length victory under jockey Pat Day in a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs on Sunday in her second career start.

  • Champali Digs In for Iroquois Stakes Victory

    Front-running Champali re-rallied after relinquishing the lead in mid-stretch to score a one-length victory over Alke in the $100,000 Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at one mile over the Churchill Downs main track.

  • 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.

  • Russell Baze Notches Victory Number 8,000

    Jockey Russell Baze became the fourth jockey to ride at least 8,000 winners when he piloted Ourwhistlebritches to victory in the seventh race at Bay Meadows Saturday.

  • It's Our Time Wins Impressively in Keeneland Debut

    It's Our Time, a $735,000 Keeneland September 2001 yearling purchase, won her debut Wednesday at the track, circling the field from deep in the pack to tally a 1 1/2-length win over Romantic Comedy.

  • Phipps' Cat Cay Back for Keeneland's TCA Stakes

    Sunday's $125,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. III) over six furlongs at Keeneland has attracted a talented field of 11 distaffers, including defending champion Cat Cay.

  • BC Jockey Assignments All But Firmed Up

    Although there are a few mounts still open, the jockey assignments for the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships are pretty much confirmed. Of the leading riders, Mike Smith, Jerry Bailey, Pat Day, and Edgar Prado are particularly deep in talent.

  • Lapuma wins Dowager at Keeneland.

    Lapuma Upsets Volga in Dowager Stakes

    Distance loving Lapuma upset heavily favored Volga Sunday at Keeneland to win the $112,200 Dowager Stakes for fillies and mares on the turf.

  • Najran runs away with Perryville.

    Najran Much Too Good in Perryville

    Najran ran away from his field and easily captured the $75,000 Perryville Stakes at Keeneland today by eight lengths.

  • Most Feared Scares Up Win in Arlington Futurity

    Tom R. Durant's Most Feared took the lead approaching the eighth pole and run a drew off for a three-length tally in the $150,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III)Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Filly Awesome Humor Forced to Sidelines

    Awesome Humor, winner of three straight graded stakes races and considered one of the favorites the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), will undergo minor surgery and miss the remainder of the season, trainer Elliott Walden reported on Saturday.

  • Trip Pounces to Repeat Win in Turfway Breeders' Cup

    Claiborne Farm's Trip became the first back-to-back winner of the $200,000 Turfway Breeders' Cup (gr. III) for fillies and mares, winning by about five lengths as the favorite Saturday at 1 1/16 mile at Turfway Park.

  • Awesome Humor, right, defeats Forever Partners in the Spinaway.

    Awesome Humor Takes Spinaway

    WinStar Farm's Awesome Humor kept her record perfect and her place among the leaders of the 2-year-old filly division intact Friday afternoon, holding off favored Forever Partners to win the 111th running of the $200,000 Spinaway (gr. I) by 2-3/4 lengths.

  • Awesome Humor Tops Spinaway

    That question may be answered on Friday afternoon, when she is tested against 11 others in the $200,000 Spinaway (gr. I) – the marquee race for 2-year-old fillies at seven furlongs Saratoga Race Course.

  • Day Poised to Top McCarron's Earnings Mark

    Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day enters Thursday's action just $131,031 behind the recently retired Chris McCarron on horse racing's list of all-time leading jockeys by purse earnings.

  • Sheppard Rooting for Day to Break Record

    Trainer Jonathan Sheppard would be doubly happy if Hall of Fame rider Pat Day became racing's all-time leader in purse earnings. First, Sheppard considers Day a good friend, and secondly, Day has a chance break the record while piloting the Sheppard-trained With Anticipation to back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap (gr. IT), which will be contested Saturday at Saratoga.

  • Listen Here Captures Amsterdam at Saratoga

    Listen Here closed from far back with a rush in deep stretch to claim victory in the $150,000 Amsterdam Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Saratoga Park Saturday.

  • Museum to Host Guest Series

    The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be holding its second annual "Guests in the Gallery" program at 11 a.m. on Aug. 7. The 3-part panel program is designed to give fans and other interested observers an inside view of racing and the opportunity to meet key people involved in the sport.

  • Gearing up for the Whitney

    Pat Day gets Macho Uno mount for Whitney...Left Bank among the expected entrants...Street Cry and Unshaded have final preps.

  • Record Derby Boosts Churchill Handle

    Boosted by record wagering on the Kentucky Derby, total betting during Churchill Downs' 52-day spring meet surpassed the $500 million mark for the third consecutive year. Meanwhile, declines in on-track attendance and wagering were offset by gains in off-track betting.

  • Jerry Bailey and Street Cry, after crossing the finish line first in the Dubai World Cup.

    Congaree, Street Cry Face off in Foster

    A mid-year clash of top-level handicap runners is in store Saturday at Churchill Downs as Congaree, third-place finisher in last year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes (both gr. I) faces off against Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Street Cry in the $750,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.