Keyword: Pisces

  • Poker Player Christine's Outlaw Tries Lawn

    A switch to the turf could help Christine's Outlaw claim his first stakes victory Saturday in the $100,000-added Poker Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park.

  • Wando picks up where he left off in '03 with an easy win at Keeneland.

    Wando Begins '04 Campaign With Grass Win

    Wando, Canada's 2003 Horse of the Year and Triple Crown champion, defeated seven turf rivals in his first start as a 4-year-old at Keeneland Racecourse in Kentucky on Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Take Charge Lady, winning the Ashland Stakes.

    Take Charge Lady in Bullet Work at Churchill

    Multiple grade I winner Take Charge Lady zipped a half-mile in :47 2/5 at Churchill Downs on Thursday as the Ashland and Spinster Stakes winner prepped for the 1 1/8-mile Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Nov. 28.

  • Comebacker Band Is Passing Takes Miami Mile

    Band Is Passing, coming into the Miami Mile Breeders' Cup Handicap (IIIT) off a 5 ½-month layoff for his breeder/owner/trainer Stanley Ersoff, showed he was worth the wait by winning the $150,000 feature by two lengths.

  • Two Former Miami Mile Winners Meet at Calder

    Stanley Ersoff's Band Is Passing, the $150,000 Miami Mile Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) winner in 2000, and Randy Mills' Unite's Big Red, who won it in 1998, both as 4-year-olds, return for Monday's Labor Day renewal at Calder Race course at one mile on the turf.

  • Band Is Passing Returns After Six-Month Layoff

    After nearly six months on the sidelines, Stanley Ersoff's Band Is Passing returns to the races in Monday's $150,000 Miami Mile Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder.

  • Cetewayo Sets Course Record, Becomes Millionaire

    Dr. John Chandler's homebred Cetewayo passed the million-dollar mark in career earnings with a come-from-behind score in the $224,625 Stars and Stripes Breeders' Cup Turf Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Cetewayo Heads Stars and Stripes Field

    Grade I stakes winner Cetewayo, who races in the colors of John A. Chandler, will carry highweight of 118 pounds when he heads a field of nine marathoners in Saturday's $200,000-added, 1 1/2- mile Stars and Stripes Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. III) at Arlington Park.

  • Pisces, shown winning the Appleton Handicap, finished in a dead heat for second with Classic Par in the Louisville Handicap. The pair were moved up to first following the disqualification of the winner.

    DQ Results in Dead Heat in Louisville Handicap

    Two Point Two Mill, a 67-1 longshot, won the $115,500 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf course Saturday but was disqualified for an incident in the stretch resulting in a dead heat for the win in the 1 3/8-mile feature race.

  • Drysdale-Desormeaux Team to Give Rivals the Blues

    Benefiting from a gutsy move by jockey Kent Desormeaux, Touch of the Blues charged through a wall of horse to post an upset victory in Friday's $200,000, grade II Maker's Mark Mile at Keeneland.

  • Pisces edges North East Bound in the Appleton.

    Gulfstream Park Race Report: Pisces Rising

    When he perused the entries for Gulfstream's Jan. 5 Appleton Handicap (gr. IIT), trainer Mohammed Moubarak was especially familiar with one of the entrants. "I think Tubrok is the horse to beat," he said of the 5-year-old son of Rahy, the second choice of 10 runners owing, in part, to the powerful connections of trainer Bill Mott and rider Jerry Bailey.