Keyword: Rene Douglas

  • Kicken Kris Boots Home in Secretariat

    Brushwood Stable's Kicken Kris put the final touches on a eventful Arlington Million Day by posting a 15-1 upset in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) for 3-year-olds with Javier Castellano riding.

  • Rene Douglas' Time to Shine

    Rene Douglas, who rides Owsley (10-1) in the $700,000 Beverly D., Kaieteur (20-1) in the Arlington Million and Lismore Knight (6-1), also from the rail, in the $400,000 Secretariat, hopes to break down some doors at Arlington Park Saturday.

  • Bare Necessities Buries Gardenia Foes

    Jockey Rene Douglas unleashed Iron County Farms' homebred Bare Necessities at the head of the stretch and the multiple stakes-winning filly rolled to a convincing 5 1/4-length win in the $200,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Saturday.

  • Owsley Sets Modesty Record

    Arthur B. Hancock III's Owsley made a three-wide move at the top of the stretch to take the lead and hold sway for a one-length victory in the $150,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT) for fillies and mares Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Jockey Douglas Wins 7 of 9 at Arlington

    Rene Douglas, Arlington's leading jockey, won the first five races on Arlington Park's nine-race card Thursday and a total of seven victories from nine mounts on the program.

  • Rene Douglas Celebrates Five-Win Day

    Jockey Rene Douglas, the current leader in the Arlington jockey standings and the defending champion of the last two seasons, recorded the first five-win day by any rider at Arlington Park this season on Saturday.

  • Ballingarry Barrels Home in Stars and Stripes

    Ballingarry split horses at the top of the stretch and held off a late rally from Dr. Brendler to win the $219,200 Stars and Stripes Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IIIT)by a half length Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Lismore Knight Off Fence to Take Classic

    J. J. Pletcher's Lismore Knight saved ground early and angled out for the drive en route to a three-quarter length victory in the $175,000 Arlington Classic (gr. IIT) Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Rock Slide Nips Miesque's Approval in Sea o'Erin

    Farish, Elkins & Webber's Rock Slide edged favored Miesque's Approval in a head bobbing finish by a nose in Sunday's $160,650 Sea o'Erin Breeders' Cup Mile at Arlington Park before a Father's Day crowd of 26,101.

  • Sore Douglas Off Mounts After Arlington Spill

    Jockey Rene Douglas, defending jockey champion at Arlington Park, is somewhat sore and bruised following a spill in Wednesday's last race but will return to riding shortly, according to his agent Dennis Cooper.

  • Reluctant Full Mandate Wins Black Tie Affair

    Padua Stables & Fog City Stables' Full Mandate rallied from last to take the lead at the eighth pole and hold off a game Bonus Pack to win the $100,000 Black Tie Affair Handicap by a neck Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Catalano, Douglas to Defend Arlington Titles

    Wayne Catalano, Arlington Park's trainer champion for two of the past three seasons, and Rene Douglas, back-to-back riding leader at the Chicago-area track, return to defend their titles at the 108-day meeting, which begins Friday.

  • Tweedside wins the Orchid Handicap, Sunday at Gulfstream Park.

    Tweedside Splashes to Orchid Victory

    Eugene and Laura Melnyk's favored Tweedside disposed of pace-setting Amelia and danced away from San Dare and Hi Tech Honeycomb in the stretch to score a 5 1/2-length victory in Sunday's $200,000 Orchid Handicap (gr. II), switched from the turf to a sloppy Gulfstream Park main track.

  • Zito Hopes to Seek Gold in What A Pleasure

    Trainer Nick Zito, who didn't take long to get his powerful stable in action since arriving from New York and Kentucky for the winter, sends out Robert LaPenta's promising 2-year-old Seek Gold in the $100,000 What A Pleasure Stakes Saturday at Calder.

  • Millennium Storm Holds Them Off at Calder

    Calder-based Millennium Storm, trained by Bill White, led a field of 12 2-year-olds from start to finish in the $100,000 Mecke Stakes on his home turf Saturday.

  • Leading Rider Velasquez Wins Six at Calder

    Cornelio Velasquez, the leading jockey at Calder Race Course, rode winners in six races Sunday, tying the record held by three other riders during the Tropical meet.

  • Moonlight Sonata Sounds Sweet at 60-1

    Woodbridge Farm's Moonlight Sonata posted the biggest upset in the history of the Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies when the daughter of Carson City rallied wide in the stretch to earn a 1 3/4-length victory at odds of more than 60-1.

  • French Import Little Treasure Takes Pucker Up

    French-bred filly Little Treasure remained perfect in two North American starts, racing on or near the lead throughout Saturday's $150,000 Pucker Up Stakes (gr. IIIT) en route to a 1 1/2-length tally in the 1 1/8-mile turf race at Arlington Park.

  • Souris Scores in Arlington's Top Flight

    Nelson Bunker Hunt's Souris battled with You Glitter Girl for a half-mile before putting away that rival in the stretch en route to a two-length victory over favored Christmas Time in the $75,000 Top Flight Stakes Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Miss Pickums Enjoys Easy Pickings

    Jay Em Ess Stable's Miss Pickums blew by the leaders on the final turn en route to a 4 1/2-length victory in the $50,000 Mariah's Storm Handicap Sunday at Arlington Park.

  • Lost at Sea Shows How She Runs in Singapore Plate

    John Franks & Peter Abruzzo's Lost At Sea overtook favored See How She Runs entering the stretch en route to a 1 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Singapore Plate (gr. III) Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • See How She Runs Favored in Arlington's Singapore Plate

    Pin Oak Stable's See How She Runs, whose five-race undefeated streak was snapped when narrowly defeated in the $150,000 Iowa Oaks last time out, is the likely favorite among seven 3-year-old fillies entered for Saturday's $100,000 Singapore Plate (gr. III) over 1 1/8 miles at Arlington Park.

  • Transition Time Wins Arlington Feature

    Rene Douglas got the mount on the filly he wanted and completed a sweep of the weekend turf stakes as a result, winning the Office Wife Stakes Sunday in Chacago.

  • England's Legend Posts Easy Modesty Win

    Sent off at odds of 3-5, England's Legend was an easy gate-two-wire winner over seven rivals in the $150,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park Saturday.

  • England's Legend Is Modesty Choice

    England's Legend, wire-to-wire victress in the Beverly D. (gr. IT) here last August, makes her first start of the year as the highweight and likely favorite in Saturday's $150,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Mr. Mellon a Classic at Arlington

    WinStar Farm and Tom VanMeter's Mr. Mellon scored his second career stakes victory June 29 with a stout finish in the Arlington Classic (gr. IIT) at Arlington Park.

  • Speed Hunter to Contest Fountain of Youth

    Trainer Elliott Walden will run Frank L. Mansell's Speed Hunter in Saturday's grade 1 Fountain of Youth, after being undecided earlier this week. What made him decide?