Keyword: West Point Thoroughbreds

  • Twilight Eclipse won the 2014 Mac Diarmida Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3076734092&k=BhwPQTT">Order This Photo</a>

    Twilight Eclipse Targets Belmont Gold Cup

    Multiple grade II winner Twilight Eclipse will stretch out to two miles Friday, June 6 when the 5-year-old Purim gelding faces an expected 11 rivals in the inaugural $200,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational Stakes.

  • Ring Weekend

    Gelded Ring Weekend Seeks Rare Preakness Win

    West Point Thoroughbreds founder and president Terry Finley had to reach deep into his wallet to acquire Preakness Stakes contender Ring Weekend, a son of Tapit, at the 2012 Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Commanding Curve at Kentucky Derby 140.
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    Derby Runner-Up to Target Belmont Stakes

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Commanding Curve, second in the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) to California Chrome, will target a run in the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), his connections said May 5.

  • Ring Weekend
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    Fever Knocks Ring Weekend Out of Derby

    Trainer Graham Motion said because of a fever, Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III) winner Ring Weekend is no longer being considered for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Our Caravan rolls to victory in the Calder Derby.

    Calder Derby: Our Caravan Stops Ring Weekend

    Top-of-the-stretch antics cost Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) winner Ring Weekend a possible victory in the $250,000 Calder Derby April 5 at Calder Casino & Race Course, as 5-1 Our Caravan drew off to win by 9 3/4 lengths.

  • Twilight Eclipse on the Meydan track.

    Twilight Eclipse Has Easy Gallop at Meydan

    Trainer Tom Albertrani plans to be on hand at Meydan March 26 to put the final touches on preparations for West Point Thoroughbreds' Twilight Eclipse, who is aiming for the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) March 29.

  • Twilight Eclipse jogs at Meydan March 24, 2014.

    Twilight Eclipse On Toes for Sheema Classic

    After arriving in Dubai and clearing quarantine, U.S.-based Twilight Eclipse made his first appearance on the track at Meydan March 23 with an energetic gallop ahead of the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) March 29.

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    Racing Voices: Across The World With Twilight

    Two graded stakes wins after the Breeders' Cup disappointment, here we are preparing to take a $1,000 yearling across the world for the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic next month. And he's got a hell of a chance.

  • Ring Weekend runs away from the competition in the Tampa Bay Derby.

    Ring Weekend Springs Tampa Bay Derby Upset

    St. Elias Stable and West Point Thoroughbreds' Ring Weekend sprang a 14-1 upset of the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) March 8 at Tampa Bay Downs, well clear of Vinceremos in an impressively speedy gate-to-wire score.

  • Twilight Eclipse wins the W L McKnight Handicap.

    Twilight Eclipse Gallops to McKnight Repeat

    Turf or dirt, it made little difference to odds-on favorite Twilight Eclipse, who rolled to a front-running repeat victory in the $125,000 W. L. McKnight Handicap Dec. 28 at Calder Casino & Race Course.

  • Buzz Chace

    Agent Buzz Chace Dies at 72

    Highly respected bloodstock agent Baden P. "Buzz" Chace, 72, died Aug. 18 after a short battle with brain cancer. He had been diagnosed with cancer a month ago.

  • New Owners Luncheon Set for Aug. 18

    Trainers Gary Contessa and Linda Rice will be among the industry speakers participating in the New York Racing Association's next "New Owners Luncheon" at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 18.

  • Orb Draws Post 5 as Belmont Favorite at 3-1

    Orb, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew post position 5 and was installed the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) to be run at Belmont Park June 8.

  • Belmont Stakes: Albertrani on Freedom Child

    Trainer Tom Albertrani talks about Peter Pan Stakes (gr.II) winner Freedom Child, who will run in the Belmont Stakes for West Point Thoroughbreds and partners.

  • Freedom Child rolls to victory in the Peter Pan Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2506412441&k=vGp2XKs">Order This Photo</a>

    Freedom Child Wins Peter Pan; Belmont Next

    Everything finally went right for Freedom Child May 11 at Belmont Park. Romping in the slop by 13 1/4 lengths to take the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II), he punched his ticket to the June 8 Belmont (gr. I).

  • Flashy Gray

    Flashy Gray Scratched from Kentucky Oaks

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Flashy Gray has been scratched from the May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott told Churchill Downs racing secretary Ben Huffman May 1.

  • The top-priced filly of the day, Hip No. 336, a daughter of Kitten's Joy, who brought $240,000.

    OBS Juvenile Sale Continues to Show Strength

    Considering the record results posted during the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training, an encore on day two of the four-day auction might have seemed like a lot to ask.

  • Unlimited Budget is a perfect 3 for 3 in her career.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2234249494&k=FXHbJG5">Order This Photo</a>

    Unlimited Budget, Flashy Gray Head FG Oaks

    Undefeated Unlimited Budget and Honeybee Stakes runner-up Flashy Gray head a quality field that includes grade I winner So Many Ways in the $500,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) March 30 at Fair Grounds Race Course.

  • Twilight Eclipse rolls home to win the W.L. McKnight Handicap.

    Twilight Eclipse Shines in W. L. McKnight

    Lightly-raced Twilight Eclipse put away 3-2 favorite Ioya Bigtime entering the far turn and continued on to post an 11-1 upset win in the W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) Nov. 24 at Calder Casino & Race Course.

  • Awesome Gem

    Awesome Gem Retired

    Grade I winner and multi-millionaire Awesome Gem has been retired from racing. The 9-year-old son of Awesome Again was scheduled to run in the Sept. 23 Ralph M. Hinds Pomona Handicap at Fairplex.

  • Awesome Gem Gets Lucky, Wins Berkeley on DQ

    Favored Awesome Gem, making his 50th career start, was awarded victory in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) when original winner Positive Response was disqualified at Golden Gate Fields May 28.

  • West Point Forms Congie Black and Gold Fund

    West Point Thoroughbreds has established a program that secures retirement of past, current, and future horses bought and/or raced by West Point Thoroughbreds.

  • Todd Pletcher is one of the trainers who will be supporting New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program at the Breeders' Cup.

    BC Participants to Support Retired T-breds

    Prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to the plate to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program by pledging a percentage of their purse earnings from this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Terry Finley

    CNBC Program to Feature West Point's Finley

    The Aug. 22 episode of the CNBC program "How I Made My Millions" will feature West Point Thoroughbreds founder and CEO Terry Finley. The show is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. (ET) and will be re-broadcast at midnight (ET).

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    Banned One to Beat in Virginia Derby

    Banned, who has prospered after being switched to grass racing after just one start on the main track, heads a field of 12 in the 14th running of the $600,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT) Saturday, July 16.

  • Awesome Gem wins the Lone Star Handicap.

    Awesome Gem Sparkles Again in Lone Star 'Cap

    Eight-year-old Awesome Gem registered his first win since last year's Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) when he edged past odds-on choice Game On Dude in the lane and posted a one-length victory in the Lone Star Park Handicap.