Keyword: Patrick Biancone

  • Biancone's Juvenile Hopes Drill at Arlington

    Fabien Ouaki & Patrick Biancone's Whywhywhy and Michael Tabor's Zavata, a pair of 2-year-old colts being pointed for the $1 million Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) by the French-born but internationally renowned trainer Biancone, both breezed five furlongs Thursday morning at Arlington Park.

  • Tabor's Zavata Takes Arlington Breeze

    Michael Tabor's Zavata, one of the top 2-year-olds in training last summer at Saratoga, breezed a half-mile in :50 2/5 at Arlington Park Sunday morning in preparation for the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Oct. 26.

  • Biancone Juveniles Arrive at Arlington

    Trainer Patrick Biancone arrived at Arlington Park on Monday with a strong contingent of juveniles ready to contest the Oct. 26 Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and one looking toward the Long John Silver's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).

  • Zavata, winning the Saratoga Special.

    Zavata To Miss Champagne with Leg Injury

    Michael Tabor's Zavata, who would have been one of the favorites for Saturday's Champagne Stakes, suffered an injury to his left hind leg Thursday morning and will not run in the one-mile, grade I race, according to trainer Patrick Biancone.

  • Zavata Headed for Champagne Stakes

    Zavata came out of yesterday's third place finish in the Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) in good shape, according to trainer Patrick Biancone.

  • Saratoga Special winner Zavata tops Hopeful Stakes field.

    Zavata the Heavy in 98th Hopeful

    Zavata established himself as the horse to beat in the Hopeful with powerful victories in Belmont's Tremont (gr. III) and the Saratoga Special (gr. II). He will seek to become the fourth consecutive favorite to win Saratoga's most prized race for 2-year-olds.

  • 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.

  • Zavata rolls to victory in the Saratoga Special.

    Zavata Bounds to Special Victory at the Spa

    Michael Tabor's Zavata stalked a fast early pace and drew off to an authoritative 7 ¼-length victory Wednesday in the 100th running of the $150,000 Saratoga Special (gr. II) for 2-year-olds.

  • $150,000 Saratoga Special On Tap at The Spa

    Lone Star Sky heads a small field of five runners in the 100th renewal of this famous stakes for 2-year-olds Wednesday, but his trainer, Thomas Amoss, may not make the trip from Louisville.

  • Lukas Hopes Holiday Runner Can Stay Unbeaten

    Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas is hoping to keep S.J. Bee Stable's Holiday Runner unbeaten as she faces five other 2-year-old fillies in the 87th running of the $150,000 Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) at 6 1/2 furlongs at Saratoga Race Course on Monday.

  • Whywhywhy, second from left, leads the field to the finish in the Sanford.

    Whywhywhy Answers in Sanford

    Whywhywhy answered a lot of questions Thursday afternoon with an authoritative 2 3/4-length victory in the Sanford Stakes for 2-year-olds at Saratoga.

  • Mayakovsky Flashes His Speed in Gotham Workout

    Michael Tabor's Mayakovsky, who will represent the West Coast Triple Crown hopefuls in Sunday's $200,000 Gotham S. (gr. III) at Aqueduct, was put through his final preparations for the one-mile event with a bullet half-mile work in :46, breezing, over Santa Anita's main track on Tuesday.

  • A. P. Indy, Lane's End Farm stallion and sire of colt that sold for $900,000 at Fasig-Tipton's Calder sale.

    A. P. Indy Colt Brings $900,000 at FT Calder Sale

    An A. P. Indy colt was purchased by Californian B. Wayne Hughes for $900,00 to top the first half of Tuesday's Fasig-Tipton selected sale of 2-year-olds in training at Calder Racecourse in Florida.

  • City West Expected in Inglewood

    The $100,000-added Inglewood Handicap (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Hollywood Park is expected to mark the North American bow of Argentine-bred star City West, second highweight at 119 pounds. City West, a 4-year-old colt in the Patrick Biancone barn, won four of five starts last year in Argentina, three of the victories in Group I competition. Eddie Delahoussaye has the call.