By Scott Burton On a day when plenty of the major prizes went the way of horses ridden on the speed, Time Warp and Zac Purton strolled away with the biggest one of all, the HK$25m G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m), easily holding Werther for a two and a
By Steve Moran The story might have been about the horse, the owner or the trainer but the tale of the HK$23 million LONGINES Hong Kong Mile is rightly all about one man – winning jockey Derek Leung. The 29-year-old claimed his first Group 1 win and became just the
Press Release NEW ORLEANS (December 6, 2017) – Scrivener Stables’ Trust Factor appears to be the standout in a field of nine Louisiana-breds in the 27th running of the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf, which will be run on Saturday Dec. 9 at a distance of 1 1/16 miles on
Press Release Michael House’s Irish-bred Hunt, piloted by Flavien Prat, offered further proof he’s definitely a horse for the Del Mar turf course Sunday as he gamely held on in the final strides to nose out the fast-closing He Will to win the Grade II $200,000 Seabiscuit Handicap on closing
Press Release Martin S. Schwartz’s Irish-bred Off Limits, with Joel Rosario in the saddle, charged from last place to rally in the stretch and win the $300,000 Matriarch Stakes, Grade I feature on closing-day of Del Mar’s fall racing season Sunday. The Chad Brown-trained five-year-old mare, entering the one-mile grass
Press Release Analyze It, another talented runner from the East Coast-based stable of trainer Chad Brown, made a show of his opposition in the Grade III Cecil B. DeMille Stakes as he cruised to the easiest of victories in the one-mile grass contest for two-year-olds Sunday, closing day of the
Churchill Downs Press Release Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Shining Copper, winner of the $100,000 Lure at Saratoga in 2016 and an allowance at Keeneland in his last start, will be the 119-pound starting high weight in an overflow field for Thursday’s 40th running of the $100,000 River City Handicap (GIII)
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.