Posts Tagged

turf racing

News

On Facebook.com/TurfTalk360: Video of Daddys Lil Darling getting acquainted with Epsom Downs. From British-based RaceNewsOnline.com: EPSOM, ENGLAND (Saturday, May 27, 2017) – Ante-post favourite Rhododendron heads 16 acceptors for the premier fillies’ Classic, the Group 1 Investec Oaks at Epsom Downs on the first day of the Investec Derby Festival, Investec

Read More
FeaturedInternationalNews

Trainer Kenny McPeek and owner Nancy Polk must be hoping that Kentucky Oaks runner-up Daddys Lil Darling is getting any rough start out of the way before she actually races in the June 2 Investec Oaks at historic Epsom Downs Racecourse. Daddys Lil Darling will be the first Kentucky Oaks

Read More
News

Santa Anita publicity department ARCADIA, Calif. (May 24, 2017) — Chad Brown’s superstar Lady Eli towers over five rivals in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Gamely Stakes, for fillies and mares three and up at 1 1/8 miles on turf. Based in New York, Lady Eli comes off a troubled second

Read More
FeaturedGary WestInternational

By Gary West, for TurfTalk360.com In 1962, a former bookmaker from Cleveland caused a brouhaha when he traveled to Paris with a diminutive racehorse and, somewhat shockingly, the boldly stated goal of winning the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Asked why they were there, Jack Price said he just figured

Read More
News

From Churchill Downs media department:  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, May 20, 2017) – Some In Time Inc.’s Brazilian-bred Some in Tieme (Brz) muscled his way into the clear in mid-stretch and ran down pacesetter Reporting Star by three lengths to win Saturday’s 80thrunning of the $100,000 Louisville Handicap (Grade III) at

Read More
News

Blood-Horse’s Alicia Hughes Wincze writes about World Approval and Saturday’s $250,000 Longines Dixie at Pimlico. Read her story here.

Read More
InternationalNews

Always Dreaming continues to dream of the U.S. Triple Crown while preparing for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes but, across the Atlantic, the picture for the original Derby in England remained in soft focus after weekend races on both sides of the Channel. A European invader took the Grade I Man o’

Read More
News

From Keeneland’s publicity department LEXINGTON, KY (May 16, 2017) – Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward won 11 races during Keeneland’s Spring Meet to lead all trainers. On Tuesday, he sent out six of those winners, including European champion Lady Aurelia, for half-mile works over the firm turf course here in preparation

Read More
News

by Heather Pettinger for NYRA Lael Stable’s Hawksmoor broke on top and never looked back to register her first U.S. victory by a head in the Grade 3, $150,000 Beaugay for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up at 1 1/16 miles on the grass on Saturday at Belmont Park. Hawksmoor,

Read More
Featured

‘We’re producing a product that is serious, and it’s significant’ – Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning on Sept. 10 Turf Showcase Fasig-Tipton announced in early April that the prominent auction company will conduct its first Turf Showcase on Sept. 10, a selected sale of yearlings with the potential to become top

Read More