Juddmonte Farms homebred Flintshire had plenty of excuses not to win the $250,000 Bowling Green Stakes (gr. IIT) but didn't need to use any of them as he overcame a slow pace and trouble in the final turn.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
They have 10 group or graded wins between them. Flintshire has won at that level this year, and Twilight Eclipse is hoping to regain that form in Saturday's race.
Live Oak Plantation's World Approval has been knocking on the door at the top level and broke through July 3 for his first grade I win in the $300,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) at Monmouth Park.
German-bred Wake Forest (GER), who has done little wrong in a pair of starts for trainer Chad Brown this year, chases his second grade I victory in a row in the $300,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 3 at Monmouth Park.
Weaving through horses in the stretch under John Velazquez, Wake Forest displayed a powerful late kick to surge past rivals in the final furlong to win the $400,000 Man o' War Stakes May 14 at Belmont Park.
Ex-claimer Chocolate Ride will be seeking to defend his title in the $300,000 Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) March 26 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots as the son of Candy Ride has been assigned top weight of 124 pounds.
Pacesetter My Afleet ran the race of his life Sept. 6 at Kentucky Downs as he denied highly regarded Medal Count in a thrilling finish to the $250,000 Dueling Grounds Derby on the turf at Kentucky Downs Sept. 6.
Irish import Belisarius will not run in the $500,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) Aug. 16 at Arlington International Racecourse, the track reported.
Mr Speaker exits a four-length win in the Lexington Stakes (gr. III) on Keeneland's Polytrack April 19, and Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey believes he will relish the Belmont Park turf course.
|Trainer||H. Graham Motion|
|Jockey||Irad Ortiz, Jr.|
|Breeder||G. Kelly, Milltownmore & Pinnacle B/S|
|Can'thelpbelieving (IRE) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Duke of Marmalade (IRE)||Danehill|
|Love Me True|
|Embark (GB)||Soviet Star|
|Shore Line (GB)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Camas Park||The Premier Consignment||$80,778|
|Yearling||Camas Park Stud||($49,039)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
|Irish War Cry|