September & Florida Grad Aug Lutes Hits Right Note Glen Cove Stakes

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Commonwealth New Era Racing’s Aug Lutes rallied wide down the lane to upset Friday’s inaugural running of the $100,000 Glen Cove, a seven-furlong Widener turf sprint for sophomore fillies, at Belmont Park. Trained by Michael Trombetta and patiently piloted by Jose Lezcano, the dark bay daughter of Midnight Lute made her turf debut a winning […]

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Florida Grad Sacred Life Scores in G3 Knickerbocker S.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Field Pass took the lead in the opening strides of the Grade 3 Knickerbocker and looked poised to take the field gate to wire when Sacred Life powered down the stretch to nip Field Pass at the wire at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Breaking from the rail, Field Pass took the lead at the […]

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Yearling Grad Ready to Purrform Impressive in Laurel Futurity

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Donegal Racing’s Ready to Purrform, in just his second career start and first in a stakes, lived up to his name and will be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup following a powerful 3 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Laurel Futurity atLaurel Park. The 94th running of the Futurity for 2-year-olds was the first of five […]

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Dr. Schivel Makes It 5 Straight in G2 Santa Anita Sprint Championship

Flavien Prat had only one useful rein to guide Dr. Schivel for almost the entire six furlongs of the $200,500 Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes (G2) Oct. 2 at Santa Anita Park—and they won anyway. After Dr. Schivel broke from the rail and Vertical Threat from post 2 took about a three-quarter-length lead, Prat appeared […]

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Hidden Brook Farm Foaled & Raised Sail By Soars in G2 Miss Grillo

Treadway Racing Stable’s Sail By, ridden by Junior Alvarado, captured Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Miss Grillo going 1 1/16 miles for juvenile fillies over the firm inner turf course, at Belmont Park. Trained by Leah Gyarmati, Sail By returned to the grass after a third-place finish in the off-the-turf P.G. Johnson, contested at seven furlongs […]

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Hidden Brook Racing’s Hidden Connection Dominant in G3 Pocahontas S.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Reylu Gutiérrez picked a pretty good spot to break his Churchill Downs maiden. And his ride, Hidden Connection, left no doubt that she was much the best of this group of 2-year-old fillies Saturday night in the Grade 3, $300,000 Pocahontas Stakes. “I had a lot of horse left,” Gutiérrez said. “A ton.” Never more than 1 […]

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Another Stakes-Winning Hidden Brook Florida Grad

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Klaravich Stables’ Value Proposition cruised home to a nearly three-length victory in the $150,000 Red Bank Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. The Chad Brown-trainee was dispatched the 3-10 favorite and the 5-year-old ridgling stepped the flat mile over “good” turf in 1:38.18 and paid $2.60 and $2.10. Pacesetter Proven Strategies […]

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Dr. Schivel Defeats Elders in G1 Bing Crosby S. at Del Mar

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Dr. Schivel, who finished last year’s Del Mar summer meeting with a victory in the Runhappy Del Mar Futurity (G1), returned to the track this year to defeat older sprinters in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1) July 31. The six-furlong Crosby earned Dr. Schivel a Breeders’ Cup challenge berth to the Breeders’ Cup Sprint […]

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Florida Grad Tribhuvan Wires Grade 1 United Nations S.

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Chad Brown now has a fourth United Nations Stakes (G1) trophy to go along with his equal number of Eclipse Awards as outstanding trainer. The New York-based conditioner won the $515,000 grass race at Monmouth Park for the fourth time July 17 when the speedy Tribhuvan, a graduate of Hidden Brook Florida, took charge early and […]

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Foaled, Raised & Sold Renaisance Frolic Scores in Mr. Steele S.

Gulfstream Park’s leading trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. ruled Saturday’s $75,000 Mr. Steele, finishing first, second, and third in the 1 1/16-mile turf event. Sir David Seale’s Renaisance Frolic beat stablemate Max K.O. by a nose while Noble Indy, Joseph’s pacesetter, held the show. Renaisance Frolic, a 6-year-old by Paynter ridden by Edgard Zayas, covered the […]

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