Keyword: West Point Thoroughbreds

  • Terry Finley with Coach Rocks May 3 at Churchill Downs

    Coach Rocks Rolls Toward Kentucky Oaks

    Dale Romans-trained Coach Rocks is coming to hand at the right time for the May 4 Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1). With her rides the hopes of owners Roddy Valente, Rick Pitino's RAP Racing, and West Point Thoroughbreds.

  • Ring Weekend wins his season debut at Gulfstream Park

    Ring Weekend Opens 7-Year-Old Season a Winner

    West Point Thoroughbreds' multiple graded stakes winner Ring Weekend had not visited the winner's circle since November of 2016, but he found his way back in his 7-year-old season opener Feb. 11 at Gulfstream Park. 

  • Untamed Domain gallops ahead of the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar

    Untamed Domain Starts Season in Dania Beach

    After closing 2017 with a runner-up finish in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1T), West Point Thoroughbreds' Untamed Domain will begin his 3-year-old season Feb. 3 in the $100,000 Dania Beach Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Always Dreaming is gearing up for a return to the races in 2018

    Always Dreaming Returns to Work Tab in Florida

    2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming has members of his jam-packed partnership looking forward to a 4-year-old campaign, and took strides toward fulfilling those dreams Jan. 29 when he returned to the work tab in Florida.

  • Untamed Domain training Nov. 1 at Del Mar

    A Lot of Animal Kingdom in Untamed Domain

    Untamed Domain's racing career did not start out quite as smoothly as it did for his sire, Animal Kingdom, but the big bay colt is steadily maturing and has earned himself a spot in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1T).

  • Still Dreaming After All

    Ulcers, good news? Most definitely when it not only provided an explanation for Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming's abrupt form reversal, it virtually plucked him out of retirement and put him on the path for a 4-year-old campaign.

  • Untamed Domain passes Hemp Hemp Hurray in the final strides of the Summer Stakes Sept. 17

    Untamed Domain Grinds Out Summer Stakes Victory

    Untamed Domain, an Animal Kingdom 2-year-old colt trained by Graham Motion for West Point Thoroughbreds, sat off the pace and finished with enough in the tank to run down Hemp Hemp Hurray in the Summer Stakes (G2T) at Woodbine Sept. 17.

  • ABR Wired: Farewell Triple Crown

    ABR Wired: Farewell Triple Crown

    Follow along with Terry Finley, a minority owner of Always Dreaming and the president and CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds, as he experiences the 2017 Preakness Stakes from the viewpoint of the Kentucky Derby winner.

  • ABR Wired: Storybook Ending for Always Dreaming

    ABR Wired: Storybook Ending for Always Dreaming

    What's it like to own the horse that wins the Kentucky Derby? Follow along with Terry Finley, whose West Point Thoroughbreds is a minority owner of Always Dreaming, as he experiences the joy of a in the run for the roses at Churchill Downs.

  • Always Dreaming and John Velazquez in the winner's circle after winning the 143rd Kentucky Derby

    Always Dreaming True in Kentucky Derby Win

    Following a tracking trip under John Velazquez, Always Dreaming took command in the stretch to score a 2 3/4-length victory in the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) May 6 at Churchill Downs.

  • Awesome Addition to Old Friends

    With Awesome Gem arriving at his new home at Old Friends April 7 I thought it would be an appropriate time to reprint a column I wrote in 2010 on this old warrior and the person whose life he changed.

  • Graydar Colt Tops Pegasus Juvenile Sale

    A gray colt from the first crop of Graydar was purchased by West Point Thoroughbreds for $90,000 to top the renewal of the Pegasus Training and Rehabilitation Center’s 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Jockey Luis Contreras guides Breaking Lucky to victory in the $150,000 Seagram Cup Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine Racetrack August 1, 2016.

    Breaking Lucky Joins Pegasus World Cup Field

    Reeves Thoroughbred Racing has reached a deal with Gunpowder Farms and West Point Thoroughbreds to run grade 3 winner Breaking Lucky in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Twilight Eclipse.

    Twilight Eclipse: Bargain Auction Purchase

    When Twilight Eclipse won his career debut in June 2012, his earnings of $20,400 represented a return of more than 20 times the $1,000 paid by John L. Langemeier when he bought the son of Purim at public auction.

  • Last year's Del Mar Paddock Sale

    New Owner Seminar Planned for Del Mar

    Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Barretts Sales, and Thoroughbred Owners of California will host "Buying a Racehorse" at Del Mar Saturday, July 23, a free new owner seminar and preview of the Paddock Sale.

  • Derby Runner-Up Commanding Curve Retired

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Commanding Curve has been retired from racing and will begin retraining for a second career with Olympic level three-day event rider Phillip Dutton, according to a May 24 release.

  • Heart to Heart won the Oceanport Stakes on August 2.

    Heart to Heart Heads PTHA President's Cup

    Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT) winner Heart to Heart heads this year's edition of the $200,000 PTHA President's Cup Stakes at Parx Racing on Sept. 12, joined by Divine Oath and last year's winner, Margano.

  • Commanding Curve
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    Sprint Champ, Commanding Curve Spice Stakes

    The 2014 champion male sprinter and a 4-year-old that finished second in last year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) are among the horses entered on an all-stakes undercard for the Aug. 1 West Virginia Derby.

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    Twilight Eclipse Seeks GI Double in Manhattan

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Twilight Eclipse will look to make it a double June 6 in the $1 million Knob Creek Manhattan (gr. IT) at Belmont Park, coming off his first grade I win in the May 9 Man o' War Handicap (gr. IT).