Del Mar Press Release Masterfully-ridden by jockey Corey Nakatani, longshot How Unusual spurted between horses at the top of the stretch to enter contention and outfinished 2-1 favored Responsibleforlove in the final sixteenth to win the featured Grade III $100,000 Red Carpet Handicap on Thanksgiving holiday Thursday at Del Mar.
BY Brian Bohl Augustin Stable’s Spring Quality thrived in the longest race of his career, edging Call Provision in deep stretch to win the Grade 3, $200,000 Red Smith for 3-year-olds and up Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Under Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, Spring Quality stayed just off 49-1 shot
From Blood Horse Talismanic continued a parade of longshot winners Nov. 4 at Del Mar with a 14-1 score in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1T). Godolphin’s son of Medaglia d’Oro covered the 1 1/2 miles in 2:26.19. Beach Patrol, the 3-1 second choice finished second over favored Highland Reel.
By Blood Horse After four straight close losses in group 1 races, Wuheida was not denied in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T) Nov. 4 at Del Mar, scoring by one length over Rhododendron. A homebred for Sheikh Mohammed’s global breeding and racing operation, Wuheida entered Saturday’s
By Paulic Report Favored World Approval finished ahead of a wall of horses in a competitive field to win the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Mile under John Velazquez on Saturday. Velazquez tucked the gelding in behind early leaders and saved ground along the rail, sneaking up behind Midnight Storm and
By Horse Racing Nation The favorite ran into a political nightmare Saturday, as 30-1 long shot Stormy Liberal ran a successful campaign to win the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, upsetting, among others, Lady Aurelia. A 5-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, who has now won five of his last six races,
From Blood Horse Bob Edwards of e Five Racing Thoroughbreds has this one figured out. One season after sending New Money Honey out to win the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T), Edwards’ fledgling stable returned with undefeated Rushing Fall and took down the mile event at Del Mar. Both contenders were trained by Chad
From Horse Racing Nation A year after Beholder won her final race in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, her half-brother Mendelssohn propelled his own career forward by taking the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar. A $3 million yearling purchase for Coolmore, the Scat Daddy colt gave his late
Keeneland Press Release LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 22, 2017) – Joseph Allen’s Apple Betty (IRE), denied victory in this race last year by a nose, left no doubt Sunday as she exploded to a 3½-length victory over Promotional to win the 26th running of the $125,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager (G3)
Keeneland Press Release LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 20, 2017) – James Miller’s Lovely Bernadette swept by pacesetting I’m Betty G inside the sixteenth pole and had more than enough left to hold off favored Journey Home by 1½ lengths to win the 27th running of the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View