From The Blood-Horse Staff Todd Pletcher told officials at Ascot Racecourse that he is seriously considering the Queen Anne Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot for American Patriot. The straight mile contest on turf is the first race of the five-day spectacular, scheduled for June 20 at 2:30 p.m. local time.
By Santa Anita’s publicity staff ARCADIA, Calif. (April 22, 2017) – With most of the 1 3/4 miles on turf behind them, it was “game-on” the final eighth-mile, as Inordinate, who ran with blinkers off, dug deep and outran favored Syntax by a half-length in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 San
By NYRA’s publicity staff OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Making his stakes debut and first start in New York, Allen Stable’s Secretary At War quickly went to the lead and held off a late charge from Frostmourne to capture the $100,000 Woodhaven for 3-year-olds on the turf Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack.
LEXINGTON, KY (April 22, 2017) – Red Baron’s Barn LLC’s Itsinthepost (FR) took command at the head of the stretch and posted a 1¼-length victory over Charming Kitten to win the 32nd running of the $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn (G2) for 4-year-olds and up before a Saturday afternoon crowd of 18,505.
Keeneland Barn Notes The career of Wes Welker and Sheep Pond Partners’ Undrafted includes wins in the 2015 Diamond Jubilee (G1) at Royal Ascot and in Keeneland’s 2016 Shakertown (G2), three starts in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) and earnings of $1,300,813. On Friday, the Purim gelding, who is
Keeneland Barn Notes Red Baron’s Barn LLC’s Itsinthepost (FR), winner of the San Luis Rey (G2) at Santa Anita on March 25 in his most recent start, heads a field of 11 entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 32nd running of the $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn (G2) for 4-year-olds and up. Run at
By Michael Adolphson for The Blood-Horse The Pizza Man has 17 wins from 33 starts, $2.1 million in earnings, a pair of grade 1 victories, and a dozen stakes tallies from a well-managed six-season career. The Midwest Thoroughbreds’ homebred has little more to prove, but that does not mean his competitive
By Frank Angst for The Blood-Horse Stretching out to two turns proved no problem for Pee Wee Reese, who battled a contested pace early before registering a clear victory in his longest start to date April 15 at Santa Anita Park. The Nick Alexander homebred, named after the Dodgers Hall