Belmont Stakes: Irish War Cry Betting Favorite for Last Triple Crown Race

Belmont Stakes: Irish War Cry Betting Favorite for Last Triple Crown Race

Irish War Cry Favorite for the Belmont Stakes, the Last Triple Crown Race Irish War Cry has emerged as the betting favorite ahead of Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, as spectators watch for the winner of the final Triple Crown event. The 149th Belmont Stakes is set to take place on Saturday evening in Belmont Park in […]

Wesley Ward Ready for Royal Ascot

In front of some 30 owners, breeders and interested onlookers who gathered Monday morning in the Keeneland Grandstand, European champion Lady Aurelia and 10 other horses trained by Wesley Ward worked on the turf course in preparation for upcoming starts at Royal Ascot or elsewhere. Lady Aurelia, who won last year’s Queen Mary (G2) at […]

$250,000 G2 True North Stakes at Belmont, June 9

$250,000 G2 True North Stakes at Belmont, June 9

By Mike Rosen for Knightsbridge Bloodstock Top sprinter Whitmore is the certain favorite in Friday’s Grade 2, $250,000 True NorthStakes at Belmont.  The Pleasantly Perfect gelding has won 5 consecutive sprints since his 37 length drubbing in last year’s Kentucky Derby.  The formula for his recent success is straightforward: enter 6 or 6.5 f races, […]

Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics

Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics

Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock One of my favourite things about being interested in Horse Racing breeding is pinpointing new stallions to follow. One stallion I like the look of and will follow with interest is Honorius, who will stand in Australia but also stand […]

Keeneland Dominates Belmont Stakes

Keeneland Dominates Belmont Stakes

Keeneland Dominates Belmont Stakes Keeneland sales are represented by 22 graduates entered in the six graded stakes to be held Thursday and Friday at Belmont Park in celebration of Saturday’s final leg of the 2017 Triple Crown, the Belmont (G1). September Yearling Sale graduate Fair Point, winner of the 2016 Senator Ken Maddy (G3), is […]

Belmont Stakes Day Offers Six Grade 1 Races

Belmont Stakes Day Offers Six Grade 1 Races

Belmont Stakes Day Offers Six Grade 1 Races Most importantly the Breeders’ Cup Challenge races offer the winner a free pass to the year-end championships. Acorn Stakes 3-year-old fillies Belmont Stakes the final jewel of the Triple Crown Longines Just a Game Stakes the best female milers in the country Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap $1 […]

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge The proven Australian race horse Honorius will stand at for Knightsbridge in Australia and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2018. Bred to be a Champion Honorius is a 7 year stallion with an impeccable pedigree and strong racing credentials that will prove to be popular in Australia, Hong […]

Connaught Cup Stakes (G2) – The Stretch Drive

Connaught Cup Stakes (G2) – The Stretch Drive

Connaught Cup Stakes (G2) – The Stretch Drive By Mike Rosen for Knightsbridge Bloodstock One of the best things – in fact, our favorite thing – about Horse Racing is a thrilling photo finish.  In the $196,750 Connaught Cup Stakes (G2) at Woodbine on Saturday, Tower Of Texas and Calgary Cat on the grandstand side […]

The Aristides Stakes at Churchill Downs

The Aristides Stakes at Churchill Downs

The Aristides Stakes at Churchill Downs By Mike Rosen for Knightsbridge Bloodstock Eight accomplished older horses will line up for Saturday’s feature race at Churchill Downs, the $100,000 Grade 3 Aristides Stakes. Trainer Chris Hartman is asking his 5 year old Candy Ride gelding, Wilbo, to bring Hartman his third consecutive victory in the annual […]

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners Late bloomer Kathryn The Wise (4m Uncle Mo x Shea d’Lady, by Crafty Prospector) kept her unbeaten record intact when scoring a resounding victory in the $200,000 Critical Eye Stakes for New York breds at Belmont. A homebred for Lawrence Goichman prepared by Chad Brown, Kathryn The Wise had dominated […]