Trainer Mark Casse was blessed to train the great Tepin, who won Champion Turf Female honors in both 2015 and 2016, and Canadian turf champ Catch a Glimpse as well. And the conditioner boasts yet another turf performer who is destined to be a champion this season. The comprehensive triumph by...|
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With Clayton Kershaw serving as the ace of a talented pitching staff, the Los Angeles Dodgers appear poised to make a deep run this fall. But before the playoffs get underway, the Thoroughbred namesake of the star pitcher will make his career debut at Los Alamitos on Friday. A $135,000 2-year-old...|
West Coast stretched his win streak to four recording a 3 ¼-length victory in the August 24 Travers (G1), netting a whopping 112 BRIS Speed rating for the wire-to-wire decision, but his status for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) remains uncertain. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert already...|
The Tabulator; winner of the Iroquois Stakes by Alastair Bull After producing a notable 2017 Kentucky Derby runner from his first crop, Darby Dan Farm stallion Dialed In has had another son lay the first marker on the way to the 2018 Kentucky Derby. Florida Derby (G1) winner Dialed In began...|
Glamour-girl pacers and trotters are featured in this edition during the Little Brown Jug meet in the Jugette and the Buckette. Two short filly fields make up the elimination heats of the Jugette at the Delaware, Ohio fair. The top three-year-old pacer finishers in each elim go on to a final...|
by DICK POWELL Monday night's $400,000 Presque Isle Masters (G2) had some interesting aspects for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1). In the past, the race has yielded MUSICAL ROMANCE, who used the Masters as a prep before winning the F&M Sprint in 2011, and then in 2012 and 2013...|
Our biggest priced winner this week was a first-time entry on the horses-to-watch list (H2W), coming from a barn we touted from the start of the current Running Aces meet. Trainer Kathleen Plested came through with Tornado Henry at 36-1 (from headline, see H2W list below). It’s one of a few bulging...|
A five-strong European contingent, plus a few North American-based contenders with top-level credits on their resumes, make for a contentious renewal of the Woodbine Mile (G1). Particularly in such an open-looking race, the free berth to the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) at Del Mar hinges on who gets the...|