A field of seven has been entered to go 1 1/16 miles in Memorial Day Monday’s $200,000 Lone Star Park H. (G3), and Shotgun Kowboy drew the rail post as the 5-2 morning-line favorite. The four-year-old gelding will be looking for his first win since scoring back-to-back victories in the Oklahoma...|
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Edited Press Release Midwest Thoroughbreds’ The Pizza Man returned to the work tab last month after a short rest in preparation for a summer campaign that could include a prep at Arlington for his return to the Arlington Million (G1). The 2015 Million winner made his most recent start in the...|
Edited Press Release Trainer Todd Pletcher has a busy Belmont Stakes weekend in store. In addition to a pair of possible starters in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1), the third jewel of the Triple Crown which tops a 10-stakes strong program on June 11, the conditioner will be saddling...|
Edited Press Release Preakness winner Exaggerator will have his regular rider, Kent Desormeaux, aboard in his only major work at Belmont Park next week for the final jewel in the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes on June 11. “Nothing has changed with Exaggerator between yesterday to today,”...|
Edited Press Release Destin, who is being pointed to the $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1), breezed five furlongs in 1:01.85 on the fast Belmont Park training track Friday morning in his penultimate work prior to the June 11 "Test of the Champion." Sixth in the Kentucky Derby (G1) last out, Destin...|
Sunday’s $200,000 Charles Whittingham (G2) at Santa Anita anchors a trio of notable turf stakes spanning the continent on Memorial Day Eve. The Whittingham pits such classy warriors as Bal a Bali (pictured), Finnegans Wake, and Quick Casablanca against a pair of promising newcomers to the division...|
Edited Press Release Preakness S. (G1) winner Exaggerator jogged two miles over Pimlico’s main track on Wednesday and walked the shed row Thursday morning as he continues to prepare for the 1 1/2-mile Belmont S. (G1) on June 11. “He walked today and he’ll van to Belmont on Sunday,” said trainer...|
W.S. Farish’s Gift Box was sidelined early this year before he could hop on the Kentucky Derby (G1) trail in earnest, but judging by his terrific comeback in Belmont’s 8TH race on Thursday, he’ll have something to say in a big summer for the 3-year-old set. Third to Mohaymen in the Remsen (G2)...|