Keyword: West Virginia Derby

  • Gun Runner with jockey Florent Geroux carries a little extra weight, Cautious Giant's shoe hanging from his tail as he wins the 90th running of The Whitney at the Saratoga Race Course  Saturday Aug. 5, 2017 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

    The Week in Photos 8/8/2017

    Whitney, Test, Sorrento, National Museum of Racing Hall of fame, Yellow Ribbon, West Virginia Derby, Waya, La Jolla Handicap, Leopard, Albuquerque Handicap, West Virginia Governor's, and more.

  • Patch is the second choice on the morning line for the West Virginia Derby

    Patch, Lookin At Lee Head West Virginia Derby Field

    Calumet Farm's homebred Patch, the popular classic-placed colt from the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, heads up a field of 11 sophomore runners scheduled to meet in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby Aug. 5 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.

  • Frosted with jockey Joel Rosario wins the 89th running of the Whitney Saturday August 6, 2016 at the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. .  Photo by Skip Dickstein

    The Week in Photos for 8/9/2016

    Whitney Stakes, Longines Test Stakes, West Virginia Derby, Sorrento Stakes, Fasig-Tipton Waya, La Jolla Hadicap and more.

  • Cupid wins West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer

    Well-Traveled Cupid Takes West Virginia Derby

    Michael Tabor, Susan Magnier, and Derrick Smith's Cupid, no worse for wear after his second trip from California in a month, dominated nine other 3-year-olds in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 6 at Mountaineer.

  • Mountaineer Continues to Feel Purse Pinch

    Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort will be in the spotlight Aug. 6 with its $1.65 million all-stakes program featuring the West Virginia Derby. But on a day-to-day basis, the track continues to struggle in a difficult economic environment.

  • Mo Tom wins Ohio Derby in June

    Cupid, Mo Tom in Full WV Derby Field

    Indiana Derby (gr. II) winner Cupid and Ohio Derby victor Mo Tom are among a field of 12, with another on the also-eligible list, entered for the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) for 3-year-olds Aug. 6 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.

  • Souper Colossal

    Souper Colossal Lands Inside for Smarty Jones

    Live Oak Plantation's Souper Colossal, a sharp second in the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) in his last start, will attempt to capture his first graded stakes in the Smarty Jones Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 29 at Parx.

  • Madefromlucky and Joe Bravo take the West Virginia Derby.

    Madefromlucky Gets Job Done in WV Derby

    Cheyenne Stables and Mac Nichol's Madefromlucky, out of the shadow of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, rallied nicely from off the pace to capture the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 1 at Mountaineer.

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    For Now, Nine Expected to Race in WV Derby

    A field of 11 that appeared headed for at most seven starters for the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. I) Aug. 1 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort was back up to nine two days before the race.

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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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    It's Wait and See for Large WV Derby Field

    Two colts that have been chasing Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will seek to get back on track when they face nine other 3-year-olds in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 1 at Mountaineer.

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    Frosted, Texas Red Head Jim Dandy Works

    Godolphin Stable's Frosted put in his final work July 25 before the $600,000 Jim Dandy (gr. II) to be run Aug. 1 at Saratoga Race Course, going four furlongs in 47.91 over the main track under exercise rider Rob Massey.

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    Tale of Verve Works for West Virginia Derby

    Tale of Verve, runner-up to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in the Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I), continued to progress toward the Aug. 1 West Virginia Derby with a five-furlong workout at Churchill Downs

  • Tapiture outfinishes Candy Boy to take the West Virginia Derby.

    Tapiture Noses Out Candy Boy in WV Derby

    Winchell Thoroughbreds' Tapiture overcame a troubled trip and a lost shoe to gamely defeat a determined Candy Boy at the wire in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 2.

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    Grade II Winners to Battle in WV Derby

    Grade II winners Candy Boy, Tapiture, and Vicar's in Trouble, all of which competed in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), are among nine 3-year-olds entered in the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 2.

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    Departing Wins by Daylight in Super Derby

    There's no doubt Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's 3-year-old Departing is a talented runner, and he reinforced that point Sept. 7 by winning the $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) by four lengths at Louisiana Downs.

  • Departing and Robby Albarado take the West Virginia Derby.

    Departing a Millionaire After WV Derby Win

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing was the first horse nominated to the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) and the first horse entered when entries were taken July 30. And he was first under the wire Aug. 3.

  • That Handicapping Show - Whitney Invitational

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Whitney and the West Virginia Derby this week. How will the races be run with Fort Larned, Ron the Greek, Departing, and other big talent present?

  • Overanalyze faces 8 in the West Virginia Derby.

    Overanalyze Hopes to Rebound in WV Derby

    Repole Stable's Overanalyze will seek to bounce back after a couple of uncharacteristic efforts when he faces eight other 3-year-olds in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 3.

  • Macho Macho wins the 2012 West Virginia Derby.

    West Virginia Derby Gets TV Coverage

    Fox affiliates around the country will feature live coverage of the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 3 on a one-hour telecast from Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort.

  • Overanalyze
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    Departing, Overanalyze Eyeing WV Derby

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing and Repole Stable's Overanalyze are among the expected starters for the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 3.

  • Macho Macho won the 2012 West Virginia Derby.

    WV Derby Funds, Race Changes Win Approval

    The West Virginia Racing Commission Jan. 18 approved allocation of more than $1 million in purse and bonus money for this year's grade II West Virginia Derby, and also allowed for race schedule changes at Mountaineer.

  • After the Wire - 8/5/2012

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Whitney Invitational Handicap, West Virginia Derby and more!

  • Macho Macho and Corey Nakatani are strong at the finish of the West Virginia Derby.

    Macho Macho Takes West Virginia Derby

    Jockey Corey Nakatani and Macho Macho let Louisiana Derby winner (gr. I) Hero of Order do the dirty work wearing out 3-5 favorite Hansen in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II), then rolled to victory Aug. 4.

  • THS: Whitney Handicap 2012

    Tom and Pete handicap the Whitney Invitational Handicap and the West Virginia Derby this week. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Whitney Invitational Handicap.