Keyword: Wes Welker

  • Mongolian Saturday training in Hong Kong earlier this year.

    Mongolian Saturday Returns in Woodford

    Mongolian Saturday, a surprise winner of last year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) at Keeneland, makes his first start of the year in the U.S. in the Oct. 8 Woodford Stakes (gr. IIIT) in Lexington.

  • Undrafted goes by Something Extra to win the Shakertown Stakes.

    Undrafted Rallies to Shakertown Score

    Undrafted caught a sizzling pace to close into and rallied for the win April 9, taking the $200,000 Shakertown Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland for owners Wes Welker and Sol Kumin.

  • Departing carries co-topweight of 122 pounds in the More Than Ready Mile.

    Departing Tops More Than Ready Mile

    Fresh off an impressive group I triumph at Royal Ascot, Wes Welker's Undrafted tops the 10-horse field entered in the $300,000 More Than Ready Mile Stakes on the opening-day card at Kentucky Downs Sept. 5.

  • Undrafted comes home strong to take the Diamond Jubilee at Royal Ascot.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-L5D3Hbf">Order This Photo</a>

    U.S.-Based Undrafted Wins Diamond Jubilee

    U.S.-based Undrafted explosively accelerated down the far side of the course and narrowly won the Diamond Jubilee (Eng-I) June 20, stylishly bringing down the curtain on the five-day Royal Ascot meet.

  • Undrafted has returned to England for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-2s7hfZw">Order This Photo</a>

    Undrafted Aims for Diamond Jubilee Upset

    A season after finishing fourth in the Darley July Cup (Eng-I) at Newmarket, turf sprinter Undrafted has returned to England to target the six-furlong Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) Saturday, June 20 at Royal Ascot.

  • Slideshow: Sports Guys

    A companion to the article in the March 8, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse, 'Big Sports: World-Class Athletes Drawn to Horse Ownership'.

  • Bode Miller, the most successful American alpine men’s ski racer of all time, plans to train horses when he retires from skiing. Read Amanda Duckworth’s full article, "Big Sports: World-class athletes drawn to horse ownership," in the March 8, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse.

    Sports Guys

    Bode Miller, Michael Phelps, Rashard Lewis, Wes Welker, Michael Owen & More

  • Undrafted

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    Undrafted Drills 5 Furlongs for Turf Sprint

    Wes Welker's Undrafted worked five furlongs in :59 1/5, best of 27 at the distance, on the fast main track at Keeneland Oct. 19 as he prepares for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Undrafted won the 2014 Jaipur Invitational Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-2s7hfZw">Order This Photo</a>

    Welker's Undrafted Aimed for Newmarket Race

    NFL star wide receiver Wes Welker's turf sprinter Undrafted put the finishing touches on preparations for a trip to Newmarket next month with a clear victory in the June 7 Jaipur Invitational Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park.

  • Undrafted rallies for the win in the Jaipur Invitational Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-kX9ZMKN">Order This Photo</a>

    Undrafted Strong in Stretch of Jaipur

    Wes Welker's Undrafted charged from off the pace to win the $300,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 7 at Belmont Park. The son of Purim completed the six furlongs in 1:07.24.

  • Churchill Wants Some of Welker's $100 Bills

    NFL wide receiver and Thoroughbred owner Wes Welker, who celebrated a big betting score on Kentucky Derby day at Churchill Downs by passing out $100 bills, has received a letter from the track demanding back nearly $15,000.

  • Undrafted most recently finished second in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes May 2 at Churchill Downs.

    Undrafted Being Pointed to Darley July Cup

    Wes Welker's Undrafted is being pointed to the six-furlong Darley July Cup (Eng-I) July 12 at Newmarket. Trained by Wesley Ward, Undrafted registered a runner-up finish in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • McGaughey Stable Feeling Energized

    While Shug McGaughey prepares his usual strong string of horses at the Keeneland spring meeting, more than a few of his thoughts are occupied by the stable's big 3-year-old Orb.

  • Rydilluc worked 7 furlongs in 1:28 2/5 on April 6 at Keeneland.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2443333068&k=n9jhs7p">Order This Photo</a>

    Blue Grass Contenders Tune Up in Kentucky

    Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) contenders Rydilluc, Uncaptured, Undrafted, and Dewey Square all turned in pre-race works April 5 at Keeneland. Also working were Dynamic Sky at Churchill and Fear the Kitten at Trackside.

  • Gypsy Robin rolls home in the Lexus Raven Run at Keeneland.

    Gypsy Robin Soars to Victory in Raven Run

    Gypsy Robin was an impressive wire-to-wire winner of the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run Oct. 20, blitzing to the lead at Keeneland and never looking back as she easily overpowered 13 sophomore fillies by four lengths.