Keyword: With Distinction

  • Decisive Moment won the 2014 Presque Isle Mile by a head.

    Decisive Moment Back in Presque Isle Mile

    While he has struggled since last year's front-running victory in the Presque Isle Mile, the connections of Decisive Moment hope a return to the Pennsylvania track helps the veteran runner in this year's edition.

  • Decisive Moment wins the Presque Isle Mile.

    Decisive Moment Swipes Presque Isle Mile

    Patience paid off for the connections of Decisive Moment when the 6-year-old son of With Distinction halted an 18-race losing streak with a 10-1 upset in $200,000 Presque Isle Downs Mile in Erie, Pa.

  • Merit Man won the Spectacular Bid Stakes on New Year's Day.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2299502493&k=MVZN6Nh">Order This Photo</a>

    Merit Man Stretches Out in Hutcheson

    Merit Man is just a nose short of perfection in four starts for trainer Bob Hess Jr., but the 3-year-old son of With Distinction will have to travel a furlong farther than he has before in the $150,000 Hutcheson Stakes.

  • Merit Man streaks home in the Spectacular Bid Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2299418154&k=8NfnWFs">Order This Photo</a>

    Merit Man Shows Class in Spectacular Bid

    Merit Man proved his mettle in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes Jan. 1, coming back off a runner-up finish to Hightail in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint to prove his class at Gulfstream Park.

  • My Bashert Sizzles in OBS Under Tack Show

    My Bashert, a filly by With Distinction, worked a quarter mile in :20 3/5 April 13, posting the fastest time for the distance during the second session of the under tack show for the OBS spring juvenile sale.

  • With Distinction Sires First Winner

    Graded stakes winner With Distinction came through with his first winner when his daughter The Henry's Cat won March 5 at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico in her initial start.

  • Kentucky Stallions Busier Than Last Year

    The Jockey Club found both an increase in breeding activity in Kentucky and a slight decline in the number of North American stallions covering at least 100 mares.

  • Gouldings Green Heads Hanshin Cup Field

    Melnyk Racing Stables Inc.'s Gouldings Green, winner of the Alysheba Stakes at Churchill Downs earlier this month, is the 9-5 morning line favorite in a well-matched field of five older horses entered for Saturday's $100,000 Hanshin Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park.

  • Trickey Trevor wins the Churchill Downs Handicap.

    Trickey Trevor Starts Derby Stakes Program

    Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer and jockey Russell Baze have won a lot of races together, mostly in northern California. But Saturday they began the stakes program on Kentucky Derby day with a win in the $229,000 Churchill Downs Handicap (gr. II).

  • Spellbinder and jockey Martin Pedroza  win the San Antonio Handicap, Sunday at Santa Anita.

    Spellbinder Weaves Magic in San Antonio Win

    Tough luck Spellbinder gained his first graded stakes victory Sunday when he defeated With Distinction by three-quarters of a length in the $250,000 San Antonio Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park.

  • The enigmatic Wilko returns to action this weekend.

    Wilko Surprise Entrant in San Antonio 'Cap

    Wilko, a 4-year-old who has been winless since upsetting Afleet Alex in the 2004 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), is a surprise entrant in Santa Anita's $250,000 San Antonio Handicap (gr. II) on Sunday after also being named for Saturday's Strub Stakes (gr. II).

  • Major Success (6) and Tyler Baze battle with Jet West and Corey Nakatani to win the Palos Verdes Handicap, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Frankel Enjoys Major Success in Palos Verdes

    Edmund Gann's Major Success, battling between horses under Tyler Baze throughout the final furlong, outlasted his rivals by a neck to make his stakes debut a winning one for trainer Bobby Frankel in the $150,000 Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park Saturday.

  • With Distinction, en route to El Conejo victory.

    With Distinction Prevails in El Conejo

    Bob and Beverly Lewis' With Distinction prevailed in a driving three-horse finish and survived a jockey's claim of foul to emerge victorious in Monday's grade III, $112,100 El Conejo Handicap at Santa Anita.

  • Jet West Seeks 4th Straight Win in El Conejo

    Jet West, a 5-year-old California-bred sprinter claimed by trainer Ted H. West for $62,000 in August, seeks his fourth straight victory for his new connections Monday in Santa Anita's $100,000 El Conejo Handicap (gr. III).

  • Overlooked 'Sunrise Shines at Turfway

    The bettors overlooked Artemus Sunrise in the crowded $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship (gr. III) at Turfway Park Saturday, but at the wire he was right in front where they could see him.

  • Gators N Bears in Maryland Breeders' Cup Handicap

    When Gators N Bears enters the gate for Saturday's $200,000 Maryland Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course, he'll be doing more than defending his 2004 Maryland Breeders' Cup title. He'll be looking for his first win of the year against an evenly matched field of eight runners in the six-furlong race.

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    Rock Hard Ten Set for Strub; 'Eric to Pass

    Potential handicap star Rock Hard Ten remains on course for Saturday's $300,000 Strub Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park, but stablemate Minister Eric will not run, trainer Richard Mandella said Wednesday.