Keyword: Wildcat Shoes

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  • Wildcat Shoes' First Foal

    The first reported foal by multiple stakes winner Wildcat Shoes is a filly born Feb. 1.

  • Mighty Beau Faces 10 in Aegon Turf Sprint

    Mighty Beau, runner-up to Lydgate in the 2004 renewal of $100,000-added Aegon Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT), leads the line-up in the five-furlong turf sprint for older horses Friday at Churchill Downs.

  • Ole Rebel Captures Fair Grounds Thriller

    The prominent team of owner Dr. Glen Warren and trainer Andrew Leggio Jr. made their presence felt on opening day at Fair Grounds as Ole Rebel closed from last to capture Thursday's $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap before an opening day crowd of 7,465.

  • Mountain General will be seeking to repeat this 2002 victory in the Thanksgiving Handicap.

    Sprinters Highlight Fair Grounds Opener

    Fair Grounds Racecourse in New Orleans kicks off its 133rd season of live racing and first under the ownership of Churchill Downs Inc. Thursday with the traditional opening-day feature, the Thanksgiving Handicap.

  • Fire Slam Smokes Cuvee in Matt Winn

    Taking advantage of a red-hot pace, Stan E. Fulton's Fire Slam and jockey Pat Day smoked past the leaders on the outside in mid-stretch and cruised to an easy 5 1/4-length victory in the $103,499 Matt Winn Stakes for 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs.

  • Fire Slam and Cuvee Set for Matt Winn

    Stan Fulton's Fire Slam, a one-time Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopeful and runner-up in Keeneland's Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II), heads a small but strong field entered in Saturday's third running of the $100,000-added Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs.

  • Smarty Jones and jockey Stewart Elliott (7) win the Southwest Stakes, Saturday at Oaklawn Park.

    Smarty Jones Sharp Enough in Southwest Stakes

    Someday Farm's heavily-favored Smarty Jones ran his undefeated record to four Saturday, holding off the rallying Two Down Automatic and Pro Prado for a three-quarters of a length victory in the $100,000 Southwest Stakes for 3-year-olds at Oaklawn Park.

  • Smarty Jones prepares for the $100,000 Southwest Stakes, Saturday at Oaklawn.

    Smarty Jones Puts Streak on Line in Southwest

    The $100,000 Southwest Stakes, the second of three local preps for the $1-million Arkansas Derby (gr. II) on April 10, lured a field of 10, including a pair of two-horse couplings, Feb. 28 at Oaklawn Park.

  • New York-based Smarty Jones is likely favorite for Saturday's Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

    Smarty Jones Faces Local Competition in Southwest

    Pro Prado and Wildcat Shoes, the one-two finishers in the Mountain Valley Stakes on Jan. 24, and the undefeated New York invader Smarty Jones, head the field for Saturday's $100,000 Southwest Stakes at one mile at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

  • Sugar Bowl Winner Wildcat Shoes Lucky to be Alive

    Wildcat Shoes, who set a stakes record in winning the Sugar Bowl Stakes for 2-year-olds Sunday at Fair Grounds, is lucky to be alive after suffering severe heat stroke in his career debut at Arlington Park in August.