After rolling to a 2 ¼-length decision in the January 16 TwinSpires.com Lecomte (G3), Mo Tom will try to make it two straight at Fair Grounds in Saturday’s $400,000 Risen Star (G2). The Tom Amoss-trained colt heads a field of 13 in the 1 1/16-mile event. The Risen Star kicks off the “Championship...|
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Multiple stakes winner Stageplay heads a field of nine fillies in Saturday’s $200,000 TwinSpires.com Rachel Alexandra (G3) at Fair Grounds. Part of the Road to the Kentucky Oaks series, the 1 1/16-mile race awards points on a 50-20-10-5 scale to the top four finishers. Trained by Steve Asmussen,...|
Our betting weekend began on Thursday, Feb. 11 with our top winner of the week coming in our first call, the beginning of the Late Daily Double at Freehold, Quiet Cammile ($19.00, $11.00, $4.80). Our second choice, Sleazy Does It (8-1) finished seventh. In the second half of that Daily Double...|
With the transition from the Kentucky Derby Prep Season that concludes with the Southwest Stakes on Monday, February 15, at Oaklawn Park to the Kentucky Derby Championship Series that begins with the Risen Star Stakes on Saturday, February 20, at Fair Grounds, Triple Crown poll season is in full...|
Despite having never won a stakes race, Stonestreet Stables’ homebred Tara’s Tango was sent off the 9-5 favorite in Saturday’s $201,035 Santa Maria S. (G2) against confirmed graded winners Yahilwa, Living the Life and Birdatthewire. In the end, the gray daughter of Unbridled’s Song proved too good...|
Hailing from the same connections as unbeaten champion Nyquist, Frank Conversation is getting in the habit of being his warm-up act. On the day of the Eclipse Awards gala, he captured the California Derby at Golden Gate Fields for Reddam Racing, trainer Doug O’Neill, and jockey Mario Gutierrez. On...|
Edited Press Release Awesome Banner and Cherry Wine, two of the leading candidates for the $400,000 Fountain of Youth S. (G2) on February 27 at Gulfstream Park, turned in impressive five-furlong workouts Saturday morning at the Hallandale Beach, Florida, track. Unbeaten Awesome Banner was the...|
Bolo, who crushed the 2014 Eddie Logan in the manner of a budding turf star, may yet make good on that early promise. Undaunted by a checkered sophomore season -- that ended in a van-off from the July 4 Belmont Derby Invitational (G1) – the Carla Gaines pupil returned to deny 4-5 favorite Obviously...|