Keyword: Starlight Racing

  • Neolithic

    Neolithic Confirmed For Dubai World Cup Bid

    Neolithic, third last time out in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1), will take another crack at Juddmonte Farms' champion Arrogate in the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) March 25.

  • Ruthless winner Yorkiepoo Princess

    Busher a Ruthless Redux

    The top four finishers of the Jan. 14 Ruthless Stakes, led by winner Yorkiepoo Princess, are entered for Aqueduct's Busher Stakes Feb. 25. The $150,000 race offers 50 points to the winner in the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) standings.

  • Jack Wolf at the $12 million Pegasus World Cup.

    CEO Jack Wolf Bullish on Future of Pegasus

    With positive returns in handle, attendance, television ratings, and the on-track experience, the Pegasus World Cup (G1) figures to remain in South Florida at The Stronach Group's Gulfstream Park.

  • Itsaknockout returned a winner in an allowance/optional claiming event Dec. 31 at Gulfstream Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-SbJB7Wq">Order This Photo</a>

    Itsaknockout Returns a Winner at Gulfstream

    Starlight Racing's Itsaknockout, who hadn't raced since his ninth-place finish in the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), returned a winner in an allowance/optional claiming event Dec. 31 at Gulfstream.

  • Uncle Vinny (left, #11) finished second in the Sanford, but was placed first.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-fWXXrNJ">Order This Photo</a>

    Uncle Vinny Placed First in Sanford Stakes

    A late move into second place by Uncle Vinny paid off when the son of Uncle Mo was placed first in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. III) July 25 at Saratoga Race Course after Magna Light was disqualified from first.

  • Jack Wolf, owner of Star Light Racing and Itsaknockout, wearing a Mayweather vs Pacquiao shirt.

    Itsaknockout Promotes Upcoming Boxing Match

    Starlight Racing has entered into an agreement in which Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopeful Itsaknockout will promote the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao boxing match in Las Vegas on Derby day.

  • From left: Pin Oak general manager Clifford Barry, trainer Malcolm Pierce, Kentucky Sen. Damon Thayer, jockey Jose Lezcano, and Pin Oak's Nancy Stephens

    March Madness: Streaking Pin Oak Stable

    Pin Oak Stable rides a hot streak with two graded stakes winners this month, a $950,000 sale 2-year-old by sire Broken Vow, and general manager Clifford Barry-bred Florida Derby (gr. I) hopeful Itsaknockout.

  • Itsaknockout (right) finishes second to Upstart in the Fountain of Youth, but is awarded the win.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-5k6H4RJ">Order This Photo</a>

    Upstart DQ'd in FOY, Itsaknockout Wins

    Upstart was disqualified after crossing the wire first in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 21 at Gulfstream Park, with 5-1 Itsaknockout elevated from second to his first graded win.

  • Itsaknockout

    Itsaknockout Breezes for Fountain of Youth

    Undefeated 3-year-old Itsaknockout turned in his final breeze the morning of Feb. 15 in preparation for his stakes debut in the upcoming $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II) for trainer Todd Pletcher.

  • Starlight Racing raced Harlan's Holiday and many of his top offspring.

    Starlight Still Bullish on Harlan's Holiday

    One of the early successes for Starlight Racing and Jack Wolf was Harlan's Holiday, the multiple grade I-winning earner of $2.9 million who went on to a successful stud career at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Intense Holiday
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    Starlight Racing Retires Intense Holiday

    Starlight Racing's Intense Holiday has been retired from racing because of a condylar fracture. The Risen Star Stakes winner had been preparing for a start in the Belmont Stakes when the injury was detected May 25.

  • Intense Holiday

    Podcast: Jack Wolf and Intense Holiday

    Ron Mitchell talks with Jack Wolf of Starlight Racing about Starlight's Kentucky Derby contender Intense Holiday. Jack also discusses Harlan's Holiday and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

  • Candy Kitty wins the Ginger Brew Stakes.
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    Candy Kitty Shows Versatility in Ginger Brew

    Starlight Racing's Candy Kitty charged through an opening to the outside of battling front-runners and kicked clear to win the $100,000 Ginger Brew Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Jan. 5 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Breeders' Cup Juvenile champion Shanghai Bobby is a finalist for the 2-year-old male category.

    Eclipse Award Sweepstakes Announced

    Starlight Racing and Coolmore's Tabor, Magnier, and Smith are offering two tickets to the 2012 Eclipse Awards in a drawing to be held Jan. 13.

  • Shanghai Bobby takes the Breeders' Cup Juvenile over He's Had Enough.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Juvenile/26130125_Wz4K8f#!i=2192931157&k=6t8zGtN">Order This Photo</a>

    Gutty Shanghai Bobby Wraps Up Juvenile Honors

    Undefeated Shanghai Bobby wrapped up an Eclipse Award Nov. 3 with a gutty head victory over 19-1 outsider He's Had Enough in the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.

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    Coolmore Buys Half Interest in Shanghai Bobby

    The connections of Ireland's Coolmore Stud have purchased a 50% interest in multiple graded stakes winner Shanghai Bobby, installed as the 2-1 morning line favorite for the Nov. 3 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I).

  • Breeders' Cup Horsemen Back New Vocations

    For the fourth consecutive year, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is working with trainers and owners of Breeders' Cup contenders to pledge a percentage of their earnings to support New Vocations.