Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere USA The stakes winners keep coming for Uncle Mo, the latest to salute being Jessica Krupnick (5m Uncle Mo x Wear Red, by Henny Hughes), who captured the $75,250 Dashing Beauty Stakes at Delaware Park. Trained by Francis Abbott, she won the six furlong sprint by a nose taking her […]

Camelot a Rising Star at Coolmore

Fabulous Camelot enjoyed his second G1 success in less than a week in New York on Saturday evening when Athena (3f Camelot-Cherry Hinton, by Green Desert) landed the G1 Belmont Oaks Invitational. Aidan O’Brien sent over the first-crop Camelot filly, who had raced just six days earlier at the Curragh, to capture the $1m event. […]

A Big Breeders’ Cup Weekend

A Big Breeders’ Cup Weekend

Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner Mendelssohn headlines the Dwyer Stakes for 3-year-olds this Saturday, July 7, from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on NBC beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET. The 90-minute live broadcast, part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In, presented by America’s Best Racing,” also will include the $350,000 Belmont […]

Horse Racing Continues Growth at Gulfstream Park

Horse Racing Continues Growth at Gulfstream Park

Horse Racing Continues Growth at Gulfstream Park Be part of the action in South Florida join a syndicate with Knightsbridge Total Handle Rises $21 Million Despite 6 Fewer Days Daily Average Handle up $1 Million, Climbs $2.1 Million Since 2015 Total Handle Up $88 Million Since 2015 Become an owner and enjoy the fun of […]

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance Victory in the G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud for Waldgeist (4c Galileo-Waldlerche, by Monsun) headed a haul of three European Group-race wins for the incredible Galileo on Sunday. The progressive four-year-old provided trainer Andre Fabre with an amazing eighth success in the Saint-Cloud showpiece when holding off the high-class […]

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh Newgate Farm’s Foxwedge became an international success last night with the triumph of Urban Fox in the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes (Group 1) at The Curragh. Foxwedge in no stranger to Australian breeders, he has made his name with Group I winning fillies Foxplay and […]

Adrian Wallace on American Pharaoh’s First-Crop Yearlings

Adrian Wallace on American Pharaoh’s First-Crop Yearlings Thoroughbred Daily News interviewed Coolmore’s Adrian Wallace about the yearlings from American Pharaoh, the horse is now headed for another season in Australia where he was well received, although very little of the horse has been seen in the sales ring, what has gone through has attracted big […]

Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh

Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh

Ireland’s premier Classic has attracted the biggest field for an Irish Derby since 2006 as Epsom Derby runner-up Dee Ex Bee looks to give trainer Mark Johnston his first success in the race and he is joined by strong British representation with Old Persian and Knight To Behold standing their ground at this morning’s declaration […]

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange Only a week after Magic Millions announced the launch of Horseco Exchange in Australia for 2018 the service has put together a whopping 177 Stallions. Best of all, Horseco Exchange is completely FREE to use for mare owners. Thank you to the BEST STALLION FARMS in Australasia […]

An Exciting Saturday at Gulfstream Park

An Exciting Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Grade 3 Winner Classic Rock Star of Show for Reeves, Ritvo Video: Navarro Looking Forward to Saturday’s Smile with X Y Jet Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout Set for Summit of Speed Card Five Stakes, Two Graded, Worth $725,000 in Purses Saturday Gulfstream Park’s Spring Meet will conclude in style Saturday with a 14-race program that […]

X Y Jet Aims for Breeders Cup Sprint

X Y Jet Aims for Breeders Cup Sprint

Rockingham Ranch and Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet is slated to seek his sixth straight stakes victory over the Gulfstream Park track Saturday, when the Jorge Navarro-trained gelding will be heavily favored in the $250,000 Smile Sprint (G3). X Y Jet is set to make his first start in the six-furlong sprint since finishing second […]

Curlin’s Approval Vs Rich Mommy in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Curlin’s Approval Vs Rich Mommy in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Alter Racing Stable Inc. and Bridlewood Farm’s Curlin’s Approval earned a fees-paid berth in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) last year when she drew off to a commanding 4 ½-length victory in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) at Gulfstream Park. Trainer Happy Alter is looking for the same result Saturday […]

Keeneland Offer $5.575 for its 17-day Fall Meet

Keeneland Offer $5.575 for its 17-day Fall Meet

Keeneland Offer $5.575 for its 17-day Fall Meet Keeneland will award $5.575 million in stakes purses for its 17-day Fall Meet to be held Oct. 5-27 to mark a record for a season without the Breeders’ Cup World Championships while offering Shadwell Farm’s 20th year of sponsorship of the $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (G1); […]

$1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint News

$1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint News

$1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint News Belmont Park, Keeneland and Santa Anita Park to hold “Win and You’re In” Events in October for free berths into new World Championships Race The Breeders’ Cup announced today that three North American races have been added to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, with the winners receiving […]

Curlin’s Approval on Track for Breeders’ Cup

Curlin’s Approval on Track for Breeders’ Cup

Alter’s Racing Stable Inc. and Bridlewood Farm’s Curlin’s Approval worked four furlongs Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park, preparing for a title defense in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2), a seven-furlong Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ stakes on Saturday’s Summit of Speed program. The 5-year-old daughter of Curlin was timed in 47.93 seconds for her […]

Travel News: Lexington, Kentucky

Travel News: Lexington, Kentucky

Travel News: Lexington, Kentucky Beautiful horse farms have been part of the Bluegrass since the region was first settled, and so have horse farm visitors. Early 19th-century travelers remarked on the beautiful country estates of the Bluegrass noting, as one put it, “a handsome horse is the highest pride of a Kentuckian.” When great 20th-century […]

Smart Choice to Represent Peru in Breeders Cup

Smart Choice to Represent Peru in Breeders Cup

Stud Starbucks’ Smart Choice (ARG) swept powerfully down the stretch at Hipodromo de Monterrico on Sunday and caught La Divina (CHI) at the wire for a quarter-length victory in the 1 ¼-mile Gran Premio Pamplona (G1) and earned an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. (Race Video courtesy of […]

Japan: Mikki Rocket Earns Breeders Cup Spot

Japan: Mikki Rocket Earns Breeders Cup Spot

Mizuki Noda’s 5-year-old Mikki Rocket (JPN), at odds of 13-1, held off former Hong Kong Horse of the Year, Werther (NZ), by a neck to win Sunday’s 59th running of the 1 3/8-mile, $2,955,000 Takarazuka Kinen (G1) at Hanshin Racecourse and earned an automatic berth into the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The […]

$1 Billion in Bets in 102 Days on Santa Anita Horse Racing

$1 Billion in Bets in 102 Days on Santa Anita Horse Racing

$1 Billion in Bets in 102 Days on Santa Anita Horse Racing With a closing day Pick Six pool of $6,022,040 adding an exclamation point to the conclusion of Santa Anita’s Winter/Spring Meet, all sources pari-mutuel handle for the 102-day run dating back to Dec. 26, exceeded the $1 billion mark, an eight percent increase […]

$250,000 Smile Sprint (G3) at Gulfstream Park

$250,000 Smile Sprint (G3) at Gulfstream Park

Rockingham Ranch and Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet breezed five-furlongs from the starting gate in 59.60 seconds at Monmouth Park Saturday in preparation for a scheduled start in the $250,000 Smile Sprint (G3) on next Saturday’s Summit of Speed program at Gulfstream Park. The gray son of Kantharos, who turned in the fastest of 11 […]

Justify Parades at Santa Anita!

Justify Parades at Santa Anita!

Justify Parades at Santa Anita! Santa Anita Park welcomed hometown hero Justify to parade for fans Saturday. The undefeated Triple Crown Champ paraded between races 4 & 5. Just 5 mins after Santa Anita’s admission gates opened at 10:00a Saturday, a line estimated at more than 3,000 people formed as racing devotees flocked to get a word […]

Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita.

Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita.

Bob Baffert’s American Anthem and Phil D’Amato’s Touching Rainbows, a pair of horses in top form, head a field of eight 3-year-olds and up going seven furlongs in Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita. Fresh of a stirring gate to wire win in a high level allowance June 1 at Churchill […]

Santa Anita to Celebrate Triple Crown Champion Justify

Santa Anita to Celebrate Triple Crown Champion Justify

Santa Anita to Celebrate Triple Crown Champion Justify Bob Baffert’s undefeated Triple Crown Champion Justify, who returned to Santa Anita on Sunday, will be the subject of a beautiful Triple Crown poster which will be given away free with paid admission, to the first 4,000 attendees this Saturday, June 23. Hall of Fame jockey Mike […]

June 30 Summit of Speed program at Gulfstream Park

June 30 Summit of Speed program at Gulfstream Park

Curlin’s Approval to Defend Title in $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) Alter Homebred among 23 Noms for ‘Win and You’re In’ Event X Y Jet Tops List of 16 Noms for $250,000 Smile Sprint (G3) Multiple Grade 1-Placed Gelding Seeks 6th Straight at Gulfstream Alter Racing Stables and Bridlewood Farm’s Curlin’s Approval and Rockingham Ranch and […]

Royal Ascot Winner Poet’s World May Head to Breeders’ Cup

Royal Ascot Winner Poet’s World May Head to Breeders’ Cup

Royal Ascot Winner Poet’s World May Head to Breeders’ Cup Saeed Suhail’s 5-year-old Poet’s Word (IRE) surged to the front in the final furlong to upset odds-on favorite Cracksman (GB) to win Wednesday’s 1 ¼- mile Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1) by 2 ¼ lengths under James Doyle at Royal Ascot and earned an automatic berth into […]

Bombard takes the $80,000 Siren Lure Stakes at Santa Anita

Bombard takes the $80,000 Siren Lure Stakes at Santa Anita

Bombard settled into a perfect tracking trip under Flavien Prat en route to a gutsy half length win in Sunday’s $80,000 Siren Lure Stakes at Santa Anita. Trained by Richard Mandella, the 5-year-old War Front gelding got 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course in 1:13.38. Breaking sharply from his number seven post position, […]

Knightsbridge and Nunez a winning team at Gulfstream Park

Knightsbridge and Nunez a winning team at Gulfstream Park

Knightsbridge and Nunez a winning team at Gulfstream Park Become an owner and enjoy the fun of racing in the USA, our man on the ground is 3rd generation horseman Milton Nunez, the youngest of the Nunez clan and brother to International Bloodstock Agent and long time Knightsbridge associate Ozzie Nunez. Whether you would like to join us in […]

2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Heats Up

2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Heats Up

2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Heats Up Keeneland sales graduates compete for automatic berths in the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be held Nov. 2-3 at Churchill Downs, via wins in the Stephen Foster (G1) and Fleur de Lis (G2) contested at the Louisville track on Saturday. Keeneland sales are represented by six of […]

Justify Victory Appearance at Santa Anita

Justify Victory Appearance at Santa Anita

Justify Victory Appearance at Santa Anita Santa Anita Park has announced it will go with a special early first post time of 12 noon on Saturday, June 23, in order to accommodate an on-track appearance between races by undefeated Triple Crown winner, Justify, who is scheduled to return to The Great Race Place this Sunday. […]

Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch at Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch at Gulfstream Park

Her three-race win streak halted abruptly last time out, Madame Uno will seek to rebound in Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch at Gulfstream Park. The 4-year-old daughter of First Dude is scheduled to face 6 rivals in the 1 1/16-mile turf stakes for Florida-bred fillies and mares that also drew two main-track only entrants. In the […]

TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION JUSTIFY TO RETURN HOME TO SANTA ANITA

TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION JUSTIFY TO RETURN HOME TO SANTA ANITA

TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION JUSTIFY TO RETURN HOME TO SANTA ANITA THIS SUNDAY; BAFFERT SUPERSTAR TO BE PARADED BETWEEN RACES ON SATURDAY, JUNE 23 Bob Baffert’s undefeated Triple Crown Champion Justify, fresh off victory in this past Saturday’s Grade I Belmont Stakes in New York, will return home to Santa Anita this Sunday, with an estimated […]

Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita

Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita

A Grade II winner in New Orleans two starts back, trainer Tom Amoss’ Chocolate Martini ships west from her Kentucky base to take on Bob Baffert’s Grade I stakes-placed Thirteen Squared and four other 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita. CHOCOLATE MARTINI Owner:  Double Doors […]

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA Galileo gave the Queen a rare Graded winner in the US on Friday evening when Newmarket handler William Haggas sent Call To Mind (4c Galileo-Memory, by Danehill Dancer) on a successful trans Atlantic foray to New York. The four-year-old stayed on well in the G2 Belmont Park Invitational […]

Justify Runs ‘Wire to Wire’ Winning Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

Justify Runs ‘Wire to Wire’ Winning Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

Justify Runs ‘Wire to Wire’ Winning Horse Racing’s Triple Crown On this sunny and dry Saturday afternoon Justify won the 150th Belmont Stakes in Elmont, NT, becoming the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown and the 2nd undefeated Champion to achieve racing’s most prestigious fete. Starting out of the # 1 post, jockey Mike […]

UNIQUE BELLA, VALE DORI & PARADISE WOODS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S GRADE I, $400,000 BEHOLDER MILE

UNIQUE BELLA, VALE DORI & PARADISE WOODS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S GRADE I, $400,000 BEHOLDER MILE

With 13 group or graded stakes victories among them, Unique Bella, Vale Dori and Paradise Woods need little in the way of introduction as they headline Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Beholder Mile at Santa Anita.  The Beholder Mile, formerly run as the Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park from 1940 through 2013, has attracted a field […]

Great Weekend for Uncle Mo

Great Weekend for Uncle Mo

Outstanding sire Uncle Mo was in top form on Saturday with classy mare Ultra Brat (5m Uncle Mo x Prof McGonagall, by Giant’s Causeway) winning the $150,000 Grade III Gallorette Stakes at Pimlico, while Miss Mo Mentum (3f Uncle Mo x Somalia, by Mineshaft) took out the Grade III Selene Stakes at Woodbine. The Graham […]

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park Experience heart-pounding action from the Grandstand or be pampered like royalty while enjoying the “Sport of Kings” from a private luxury suite. Ideal for a corporate outing or an afternoon with family and friends, Gulfstream Park is sure to provide a racing experience unlike any other. Average Daily […]

Another Great Week for Coolmore and Galileo

Another Great Week for Coolmore and Galileo

Another Great Week for Coolmore and Galileo Idaho perfect at Chester Highland Reel’s full-brother Idaho (5h Galileo-Hveger, by Danehill) looks set for a big season and won the G3 Ormonde Stakes with the minimum of fuss at Chester on Thursday. The son of Galileo was sent off odds-on favourite for the staying event and was […]

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More $BTC, $ETH Knightsbridge are now accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum for syndications and service fees. Knightsbridge Bloodstock can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for […]

No Nay Never, Caravaggio Extend Scat Daddy’s Legacy

No Nay Never, Caravaggio Extend Scat Daddy’s Legacy

No Nay Never, Caravaggio Extend Scat Daddy’s Legacy Exciting young sire No Nay Never got off the mark with his first crop when his Irish-bred daughter Mae Never No (2f No Nay Never x Sweet Shirley Mae, by Broken Vow) made an impressive winning debut over five furlongs at Belmont Park on Thursday. Trained by […]

Owners China Horse Club and Winstar Farm Celebrate Kentucky Derby Success

Owners China Horse Club and Winstar Farm Celebrate Kentucky Derby Success

Kentucky Derby Post-Race News Conference Transcript JOHN ASHER: Ladies and gentlemen, we will go through the list at the podium. Mike Smith, again, two‑time Kentucky Derby winner. (Applause) Bob Baffert, the Kentucky Derby‑winning trainer. (Applause) I’m going to go to Elliott and make sure I get everybody right in this group here as we go […]

157,813 Watch a Thrilling Kentucky Derby

157,813 Watch a Thrilling Kentucky Derby

WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Starlight Racing and Head of Plains Partners’ favored Justify took command at the half-mile pole and roared away to a 2 ½-length victory over Good Magic under the lights at Churchill Downs to win the 144th running of the $2,192,000 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I) for 3-year-olds […]

What the Trainers Said after the Kentucky Derby

What the Trainers Said after the Kentucky Derby

Bob Baffert, trainer of Justify (1st), Solomini (10th) – “We saw something really great. That’s greatness right there. When he won his second race we were in (American) Pharoah territory.” On Solomini: “I knew he was up against it, especially since we were going to try something different with him. You have to take a […]

Keeneland 2018 Spring Meet a Hit

Keeneland 2018 Spring Meet a Hit

Keeneland closed its 2018 Spring Meet on Friday with near-record all-sources wagering on Keeneland of more than $157 million, highlighted by an all-time single-day handle record on Toyota Blue Grass Day and driven by full fields of quality horses and competition among the nation’s top owners, trainers and jockeys. All-sources wagering on Keeneland racing totaled […]

Thoroughbred Values Jump at Ocala Sale

Thoroughbred Values Jump at Ocala Sale

Records fell by the wayside as the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training reached new levels in gross, average, and median figures. The fourth and final session and entire sale was topped by Hip No. 1197, a bay filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, purchased by Steven […]

Kentucky Derby 2018 One of the Best in Many Years

Kentucky Derby 2018 One of the Best in Many Years

Kentucky Derby 2018 One of the Best in Many Years Hundreds of hopefuls, 45 prep races and now it all comes down to just two minutes, two turns and one winner at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May. According to turf writer Bill Finley, the horse that crosses the wire in front on […]

Aidan O’Brien Could Win 1st Kentucky Derby

Aidan O’Brien Could Win 1st Kentucky Derby

Aidan O’Brien Could Win 1st Kentucky Derby One of the most impressive Kentucky Derby prep race winners was Mendelssohn, who captured the $2 million UAE Derby March 31 at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai. The win was Mendelssohn’s third straight for top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien, who has had one of the best career’s in racehorse-training […]

Good Magic Takes the Blue Grass (G2) Kentucky Derby Next

Good Magic Takes the Blue Grass (G2) Kentucky Derby Next

Good Magic Takes the Blue Grass (G2) Kentucky Derby Next E Five Racing Thoroughbreds and Stonestreet Stables’ champion Good Magic roared past Flameaway in the upper stretch and went on to score a 1½-length victory in the 94th running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) for 3-year-olds before a crowd of 14,269 on a […]

$1 Billion Wagered in 90 Days at Gulfstream Park

$1 Billion Wagered in 90 Days at Gulfstream Park

$1 Billion Wagered in 90 Days at Gulfstream Park $1 Billion in Handle Including Simulcasting Live Handle Up 10 Percent, Total Handle 9 Percent Highlights Include Gun Runner Winning Pegasus, Audible Florida Derby Gulfstream Park shattered total handle records during its 89-day Championship Meet, highlighted by The Stronach Group’s innovative $16 million Pegasus World Cup […]

Santa Anita Derby: Justify Looks Ready for Kentucky Derby

Santa Anita Derby: Justify Looks Ready for Kentucky Derby

Santa Anita Derby: Justify Looks Ready for Kentucky Derby JOCKEY QUOTES MIKE SMITH, JUSTIFY, WINNER: “He rides with room to grow. He’s learning and it’s the first time he rides with the infield open, I don’t know if he saw the umbrellas and everyone screaming that he got to looking at them so much that […]

Opening Weekend Stakes at Keeneland

Opening Weekend Stakes at Keeneland

Opening Weekend Stakes at Keeneland Here are the probable and possible starters for the other five graded stakes on the April 6-8 opening weekend of Keeneland’s 2018 Spring Meet, according to Keeneland Stakes Coordinator Tiffany Bourque. Click here for a microsite dedicated to Keeneland’s April 6-8 opening weekend stakes, including a complete lists of nominees […]

Racing Brings Big Money to Florida

Racing Brings Big Money to Florida

Racing Brings Big Money to Florida $49.909 Million Total Handle (turnover) on Florida Derby Day Breaks Previous Derby Day Mark by 63 Percent Record North American Pick 6 Pool of $21.336 Million Record 5th Florida Derby for trainer Todd Pletcher, Jockey John Velazquez Gulfstream Park’s 67th running of the $1 million Florida Derby (G1), won […]

Audible Ready for Kentucky Derby

Audible Ready for Kentucky Derby

Impressed as he was with Audible’s performance in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1), trainer Todd Pletcher was equally thrilled by how the colt bounced out of a powerful three-length victory that stamped him as a leading Triple Crown contender. Pletcher checked in on his latest 3-year-old star early Easter Sunday morning, and found […]

Kentucky Derby: Justify Prepares for Santa Anita Derby

Kentucky Derby: Justify Prepares for Santa Anita Derby

Bob Baffert, who’s built an unparalleled Hall of Fame career in large-part by utilizing his God-given instincts, is following his “gut” yet again as he’s decided to run top Derby prospect Justify in this Saturday’s Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby following a powerful six furlong workout in 1:13.20 Monday morning at Santa Anita. […]

Todd Pletcher Trained Audible Looks Kentucky Derby Bound

Todd Pletcher Trained Audible Looks Kentucky Derby Bound

Todd Pletcher (Audible, 1st): “The race unfolded with the pace that we were hoping for and we wanted to get some position into the first turn, which he was able to do beautifully. Just watching the race I was a little concerned at the five-eighths pole because he started to drop back a little bit, […]

$6 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (G1)

$6 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (G1)

$6 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (G1) Cloth of Stars – Andre Fabre’s runner is always very keen when he comes out for his morning exercise. Lisa-Jane Graffard, the Godolphin representative from France, had already confirmed that this is typical behaviour for him and on Friday morning, when he came onto the dirt track at, […]

Baffert Hoping to Coast to the Top Again

Baffert Hoping to Coast to the Top Again

Baffert Hoping to Coast to the Top Again He has been the understudy in the stable and this is West Coast’s chance to step into the spotlight in a starring role in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline. “He’s always been in the shadow of Arrogate,” trainer Bob Baffert said while referring to […]

Florida Derby Hopefuls and the Kentucky Derby

Florida Derby Hopefuls and the Kentucky Derby

Florida Derby Hopefuls and the Kentucky Derby Trainer Todd Pletcher Seeks 5th Florida Derby Win with G2 Holy Bull Winner G2 Fountain of Youth Hero Promises Fulfilled in Field of 9 3-Year-Olds $1 million Florida Derby Headlines Eight Stakes worth $2.4 Million Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout; Late Pick 4, Late Pick 5 Pool Guarantees Silks […]

Thoughts on the Florida Derby Draw

Thoughts on the Florida Derby Draw

Co-owner Elliott Walden, President/CEO WinStar Farm (Audible, Post 8, 9-5): “With only nine horses in the race, it’s fine. Obviously there was some discussion about the 11 or the 12 going a mile and an eighth here at Gulfstream Park, but he doesn’t have to worry about that so I think everything else is good.” […]

$250,000 Honey Fox (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park

$250,000 Honey Fox (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park

G3 Winner Speed Franco Tops $150,000 Cutler Bay G1-Placed Best Performance Returns in $150,000 Sanibel Island Led by the Christophe Clement-trained pair of Grade 3 winner Lull and multiple graded-stakes placed Stormy Victoria and Stuart Janney III’s Grade 3-winning homebred On Leave, 10 older fillies and mares are set to contest the $250,000 Honey Fox […]

The Gulfstream Sale Shows Thoroughbred Valuations Rising

The Gulfstream Sale Shows Thoroughbred Valuations Rising

The Gulfstream Sale Shows Thoroughbred Valuations Rising This year’s renewal of The Gulfstream Sale featured three seven-figure two-year-olds, including two which tied for the top spot when sold for $1,200,000 each. The auction also posted the second highest average and median in the sale’s history, and the highest in both categories since the move to […]

$1 MILLION SANTA ANITA DERBY BOLT D’ORO & MCKINZIE REMATCH

$1 MILLION SANTA ANITA DERBY BOLT D’ORO & MCKINZIE REMATCH

$1 MILLION SANTA ANITA DERBY BOLT D’ORO & MCKINZIE REMATCH Top Derby prospects Bolt d’Oro and McKinzie, who were separated by just a head when last they met, each worked Monday morning at Santa Anita in preparation for a highly anticipated rematch in the in the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April […]

Tapit Colt Making Stakes Debut in $1 Million Triple Crown Prep

Tapit Colt Making Stakes Debut in $1 Million Triple Crown Prep

Tapit Colt Making Stakes Debut in $1 Million Triple Crown Prep Juddmonte Farms homebred Hofburg, an impressive maiden winner March 3 at Gulfstream Park, will make just his third career start and first in a stakes in the 67th $1 million Florida Derby (G1) March 31. Trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, Hofburg is […]

The Gulfstream Sale Now Online

The Gulfstream Sale Now Online

from Fasig-Tipton Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 158 entries for The Gulfstream Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, to be held on Wednesday, March 28, in the racetrack’s walking ring.  The sale will begin at 3 pm. The under tack show is scheduled for Monday, March 26, beginning at 9 am. “This is an exciting catalogue,” said […]

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships Brought San Diego almost $100m

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships Brought San Diego almost $100m

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which debuted at Del Mar racetrack in 2017, generated $96.8 million in direct and indirect economic benefits for San Diego County, determined by a recent economic impact study by Sports Management Research Institute (SMRI). The results are the highest recorded for any prior Breeders’ Cup event and further emphasize Breeders’ […]

Incentives Make Gulfstream Park a Great Place to Race

Incentives Make Gulfstream Park a Great Place to Race

Gulfstream Park has announced plans to build on the success of Florida’s year-round racing program during the upcoming Spring/Summer Meets through lucrative incentives for both Florida-bred and open-company horses. One week after releasing a record stakes program worth $4.1 million, Gulfstream officials have released a $1 million incentives program that will further enhance the purses […]

Scat Daddy Filly Tops OBS Sale

Scat Daddy Filly Tops OBS Sale

Hip No. 141, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Phoenix Thoroughbreds III for $875,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest […]

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race JAVIER CASTELLANO, BOLT D’ORO, WINNER: “He broke really well out of the gate and put me in a good spot in the race. He broke and shot out of the gate and put me where I wanted to be. […]

Bolt d’Oro Prepares for Kentucky Derby

Bolt d’Oro Prepares for Kentucky Derby

Three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Victor Espinoza took top Derby contender Bolt d’Oro through a brisk half mile work of 46.40 this morning at Santa Anita as he readies for a showdown with Bob Baffert’s McKinzie and other top 3-year-olds going a mile and one sixteenth in the Grade II, $400,000 San Felipe Stakes this […]

Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3) Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3) Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3) Gulfstream Park A graded-stakes winner on turf at Gulfstream Park, William Parsons Jr. and David Howe’s Summersault figures to be on firm ground in Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3). Trained by Mark Hennig, the 6-year-old daughter of Rock Hard Ten won all three of her starts during the […]

Saturday’s $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3)

Saturday’s $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3)

Saturday’s $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3) A solid group of 11 older horses, led by graded-stakes winners Favorable Outcome, Mr. Jordan and Noholdingback Bear joined by local stakes winners Classic Rock, Extravagant Kid, First Growth, Richard the Great and Sweetontheladies, help comprise a competitive edition of Saturday’s $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3). The 40th running […]

Saturday’s $150,000 Canadian Turf (G3) at Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $150,000 Canadian Turf (G3) at Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $150,000 Canadian Turf (G3) at Gulfstream Park A winner of four stakes in his last five starts, Anne Scott’s Galleon Mast is scheduled to seek his first graded-stakes triumph in Saturday’s $150,000 Canadian Turf (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The tough-as-nails 5-year-old gelding, who has never finished off the board in 13 starts over the […]

Santa Anita GRADE III, $100,000 SANTA YSABEL STAKES

Santa Anita GRADE III, $100,000 SANTA YSABEL STAKES

Santa Anita GRADE III, $100,000 SANTA YSABEL STAKES Bob Baffert’s undefeated Dream Tree and Bill Spawr’s nearly perfect Midnight Bisou renew their rivalry as they head a field of six 3-year-old fillies going a mile and one sixteenth in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes at Santa Anita. A nose victress over Midnight Bisou […]

Good Magic Ready for Fountain of Youth (G2)

Good Magic Ready for Fountain of Youth (G2)

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Good Magic, the champion 2-year-old male of 2017, had an easy half-mile breeze by himself Saturday morning, the final prep for his highly anticipated sophomore debut in the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) March 3 at Gulfstream Park. Owned by e Five Thoroughbred Racing and Stonestreet Stables and trained by […]

Economic Model Beats Irish War Cry at Gulfstream

Economic Model Beats Irish War Cry at Gulfstream

Economic Model Beats Irish War Cry at Gulfstream Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence’s Economic Model finally got the money in a graded stakes Saturday at Gulfstream Park, prevailing from a furious stretch battle with favored Irish War Cry to capture the $100,000 Hal’s Hope (G3). Returning from a four-month layoff, the multiple graded stakes-placed 5-year-old […]

Santa Anita: Horse Racing News

Santa Anita: Horse Racing News

Santa Anita: Horse Racing News BAFFERT THREE-YEAR-OLDS BREEZE ON DERBY TRAIL MAJESTIC HEAT COMES BACK QUICK FOR SPRING FEVER ASA ESPINOZA WINS HIS FIRST RACE AT THE AGE OF 18 NEW 11:30 A.M. SUNDAY FIRST POST STARTS MARCH 11 MAIDEN RACE NEXT FOR CALIFORNIA CHROME’S BROTHER   McKINZIE, SOLOMINI IN TRIPLE CROWN DRILLS FOR BAFFERT […]

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever Ed Golan Looks at the Weekend Action at Santa Anita DERBY FEVER HAS TEMPERATURES RISING IT’S MILLER TIME IN SATURDAY’S DAYTONA STREAKING MARE IS BACK IN WISHING WELL             TOP SOPHS PREP FOR THREE-YEAR-OLD STAKES              With the Santa Anita Derby and Santa Anita Oaks six […]

Monday’s $200,000 Royal Delta Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park

Monday’s $200,000 Royal Delta Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park

Multiple graded-stakes winners Curlin’s Approval and Lewis Bay are entered for a rematch in Monday’s $200,000 Royal Delta Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park. Alter’s Racing Stable and Bridlewood Farm’s Curlin’s Approval tried to fight off race-long pressure from Alpha Delta Stable’s Lewis Bay in the Dec. 16 Rampart (G3) at Gulfstream before settling for second, […]

Ed Golden Previews a Big Weekend at Santa Anita

Ed Golden Previews a Big Weekend at Santa Anita

Ed Golden Previews a Big Weekend at Santa Anita  CHROME’S FULL BROTHER IS SET FOR CAL CUP DERBY ‘CLASSY’ MARE DEBUTS FOR CASSIDY IN BUENA VISTA CONIAH BACK ON MAIN TRACK IN SUNDAY’S LAS FLORES 12 NOON FIRST POST TIME FOR SATURDAY’S PROGRAM BROTHERS DESORMEAUX RIDING HIGH AT SANTA ANITA ROCK ICON STEPHEN STILLS PURCHASES […]

California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita Preview

California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita Preview

California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita Preview Ruis Racing’s consistent One Fast Broad heads a field of eight sophomore fillies bred or sired in California going one mile on turf in Monday’s $200,000 California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita. Most recently second, beaten a diminishing half length by highly regarded Ippodamia’s Girl in the one […]

California Cup Derby Preview

California Cup Derby Preview

California Cup Derby Preview In what shapes up as a thrilling spectacle at a mile and one sixteenth for 12 California-bred or sired horses, Monday’s $200,000 California Cup Derby is headed by trainer Bob Hess, Sr.’s Intimidate, a Northern California invader who is well accomplished around two turns. Bob Baffert’s Heck Yeah, unbeaten in two […]

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview HOLLENDORFER’S UNIQUE BELLA TOWERS OVER RIVALS IN SATURDAY’S GRADE II, $200,000 SANTA MARIA STAKES FOR OLDER FILLIES & MARES AT 1 1/16 MILES   REDDAM’S MOPOTISM SHOOTS FOR HER SECOND CONSECUTIVE GRADED VICTORY   Unique Bella, America’s reigning Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter, towers over four rivals in Saturday’s Grade II, […]

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks Heavily favored Dream Tree ran her unbeaten skein to four as she demolished five rival sophomore fillies in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes, winning by 3 ¾ lengths under Drayden Van Dyke. Conditioned by Bob Baffert, the 3-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo got a flat […]

Audible Follows Pletcher Path to Kentucky Derby

Audible Follows Pletcher Path to Kentucky Derby

Audible Follows Pletcher Path to Kentucky Derby Holy Bull (G1) winner Audible’s next start could well come in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park March 31. “I think you have to leave all the options open and see how he trains,” trainer Todd Pletcher said Sunday afternoon. “Talking to (WinStar Farm’s President, […]

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners Quality filly Dream Tree (3f Uncle Mo x Afleet Maggi, by Afleet Alex) kept her unbeaten record intact when she scored a commanding win in the $200,345 Grade II Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday. Last seen winning the Grade I Starlet Stakes in December last year, the […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update Racing at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday was highlighted by an impressive performance by promising 3-year-old Yulong Warrior, as well as the Zayed Sports City Trophy, an ultra-competitive 1400m turf handicap, and it did not disappoint with three runners in a line with just 50m remaining before Ejaaby swept clear to […]

Kentucky Derby Trail: Audible Takes the Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Kentucky Derby Trail: Audible Takes the Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Kentucky Derby Trail: Audible Takes the Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park Audible (Into Mischief) registered a resounding victory in Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park, stamping himself as a prime prospect on the Road to the Florida Derby (G1) and the Triple Crown. Making his stakes debut in the 29th running of […]

Saturday’s G3 Dania Beach Could Well Lead to Kentucky Derby Trail

Saturday’s G3 Dania Beach Could Well Lead to Kentucky Derby Trail

Saturday’s G3 Dania Beach Could Well Lead to Derby Trail Trainer Graham Motion readily admits that he will derive special pride from saddling West Point Thoroughbreds’ Untamed Domain for his 2018 debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Dania Beach (G3) at Gulfstream Park. Motion takes a lot of pride in saddling all of his horses, but Untamed […]

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