Keyword: Patrick Byrne

  • Take Charge Indy, who know stands in the Republic of Korea, at WinStar in 2013

    Take Charge Indy Gets First Black-Type Winner

    Take Charge Indy, the 2012 Florida Derby winner, can boast his first black-type winner after the Kelly Breen-trained Take Charge Paula survived a speed duel and drew off to win the White Clay Creek Stakes at Delaware Park Aug. 9.

  • Almost Famous has gone gate-to-wire in winning two of three starts.

    Kentucky Jockey Club Post Fits Almost Famous

    While the finish figures to be more difficult to predict, on paper Almost Famous looks like he will be the early leader in the $150,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 30 at Churchill Downs.

  • 2012 Florida Derby winner Take Charge Indy runs in the Skip Away on Florida Derby Day 2013.

    Take Charge Indy Among Skip Away Favorites

    A year after Take Charge Indy left seven other 3-year-olds in his wake with a front-running score in the Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, he returns as one of the favorites in the $100,000 Skip Away Stakes (gr. III).

  • Countess Diana

    Champion Countess Diana Dead

    Eclipse Award winner Countess Diana, whose Breeders' Cup win remains the third-largest margin of all time, was euthanized over the Memorial Day weekend at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.

  • Sorcerer's Stone Shows Arlington Wizardry

    Undefeated Sorcerer's Stone took a big step toward a start in the Bessemer Trust Juvenile (gr. I) next month with a scintillating victory in the $198,500 Arlington-Washington Breeders' Cup Futurity (gr. III) on closing day at Arlington Park Sunday.

  • Storm Surge Tops Field of 12 in Walmac

    Storm Surge heads a field of 12 3-year-olds slated for Saturday's Walmac Lone Star Derby (gr. III) at Lone Star Park. Dallas Stewart conditions the Overbrook Farm homebred who won the Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) by a neck at Fair Grounds in his first start this year. The $300,000 Walmac will also be contested at nine furlongs.

  • Magna Graduate Heads Battaglia Class

    Magna Graduate captured the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park Saturday, setting him up for the Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) three weeks away.

  • Trip to Iowa Oaks Pays Off for He Loves Me

    The long trip for Maryland-based filly He Loves Me paid off her connections with a late-surging victory in Friday night's $125,000 Iowa Oaks (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows.

  • Byrne Likes Prospect in Inaugural Open Mind

    Saturday's inaugural running of the $100,000-added Open Mind Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs will be the first try on the grass and in stakes company for M-2 Stable LLC's Prospective Saint.

  • Grade II Winner Pass Rush Retired

    Grade II winner Pass Rush, a four-time Indiana champion, has been retired from racing with earnings over half-million.

  • Jill Byrne Joins TVG Full-Time

    Jill Byrne, who has previously worked in studio and as an analyst and reporter on such TVG programming as "The Works" and "Trackside Live," will join the network as a full-time analyst beginning with TVG coverage of the Keeneland spring meet on April 2.

  • Eugene's Third Son May be Malibu Bound

    Serengeti Stable's Eugene's Third Son, who made a dazzling return to competition on Thursday at Churchill Downs, may find himself in California by the end of the year.

  • Ethan Man Sidelined With Leg Injury

    West Point Thoroughbred's Ethan Man has some farm rest on his schedule after the Patrick Byrne-trained gelding suffered a leg injury in his 10th place finish in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) last week at Santa Anita.

  • Formidable Pass Rush Heads Churchill Opener

    The 27-day "Fall Festival of Racing" kicks off at historic Churchill Downs Sunday with a battle of middle distance stars in the $150,000-added Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III).

  • Ocean Silk May Set Sail in Dowager

    Ten fillies and mares were entered for Keeneland's $150,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager on Sunday with Robert Sangster's Ocean Silk worthy of marquee billing.

  • Byrne Brings Promising Pair To Arlington

    Seven years ago, London-born but Louisville-based trainer Patrick Byrne campaigned a pair of 2-year-olds, one male and one female, who eventually garnered Eclipse Awards in their respective divisions. Byrne has another pair of promising juveniles who he plans to bring to Arlington Park for Saturday's closing day of the 2003 season.

  • Derby Trial favorite Midas Eyes, here winning the Swale Stakes.

    Midas Eyes Clear Favorite in Derby Trial

    Edmund Gann's Midas Eyes, another dazzling star from the powerhouse stable of Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, heads a small field of six 3-year-olds in Saturday's running of the $150,000-added Derby Trial (gr. III), the opening day feature of the 52-day Spring Meet at Churchill Downs.

  • Strub favorite Medaglia d'Oro.

    Strub Stage Set for Medaglia d'Oro

    Medaglia d'Oro, away from action since running second in the $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Arlington Park on Oct. 26, returns to competition Saturday as the favorite among six entrants in the $400,000 Strub Stakes (gr. II) for 4-year-olds at Santa Anita Park.

  • Pass Rush Blitzes in San Fernando

    Racing wide throughout, Michael Tabor's Pass Rush proved to be much the best in Saturday's $219,600 San Fernando Stakes (gr. II) for 4-year-olds at Santa Anita.

  • Private Gold Out of Iroquois Stakes

    Robert and Beverly Lewis' 2-year-old Private Gold sustained an ankle injury Friday and has been scratched from Sunday's one-mile Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.

  • Ethan Man Sidelined by Bone Chip

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Ethan Man, winner of the Swale Stakes, will be out of action for several weeks following the discovery of a bone chip in the colt's left front ankle.

  • Swale Draws Five Sprinters

    A field of five will contest the seven-furlong, $150,000 Swale Stakes on the Florida Derby undercard at Gulfstream Park Saturday.

  • lliquidity Holds On for Cardinal Win

    lliquidity moved into contention while wide on the second turn and swept to the lead in the stretch to win the $176,100 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) by a half-length Saturday at Churchill Downs.