Florida Grad Program Trading Secures 2nd Grade 1 in Hollywood Derby

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Under a savvy ride by youthful veteran Flavien Prat, the British-bred ridgling Program Trading rolled late to come away a neck winner in the Hollywood Derby (G1) Saturday afternoon at Del Mar. Bred in Great Britain by Fittocks Stud and Arrow Farm and Stud, Program Trading is out of the Oasis Dream mare Dreamlike. He […]

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Keeneland November Grad Candy Aisle Sweet Again in $100,000 Zia Park Princess

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Candy Aisle won her second straight stakes race when she held off a fast-closing Tx Women for Arts in the $100,000 Zia Park Princess. The daughter of Gun Runner was sold for $250,000 out of the Hidden Brook Farm consignment at the 2021 Keeneland November sale. Candy Aisle settled off fractions of 21.88 seconds for […]

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Hidden Brook Purchased Babbo Crowned in Coronation Futurity Stakes

Sunday, November 26, 2023

Babbo took the early lead and was never challenged en route to winning the $250,000 Coronation Futurity on Saturday at Woodbine. The 1 1/8-mile event for 2-year-olds foaled in Canada is a significant race on the road to the 165th running of The King’s Plate  on Aug.17, 2024, the first jewel of the Canadian Triple […]

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Wolfie’s Dynaghost Makes The Grade in Autumn S. (G2)

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Wolfie’s Dynaghost, a 5-year-old son of Ghostzapper, put on a front-running tour de force to win Sunday’s $175,000 Autumn Stakes (G2) at Woodbine. Trained by Jonathan Thomas for owner-breeder Woodslane Farm, the gelding arrived at the 1 1/16-mile main track race for 3-year-olds and up off a third in the Durham Cup (G3) at the Toronto […]

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Dr. Schivel Back in Breeders’ Cup with 2nd Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G2) Victory

Monday, October 2, 2023

Dr. Schivel battled Speed Boat Beach through the final furlong and dug in to narrowly prevail in the $200,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G2). Ridden by Juan Hernandez for trainer Mark Glatt, the 5-year-old son of Violence won the race for the second time in three years—he landed the 2021 edition by a comfortable 3¼ […]

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September Grad West Saratoga Captures G3 Iroquois Stakes; Earns ´24 Derby Points

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Harry L. Veruchi’s West Saratoga is the early points leader on the 2024 “Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve” after the Exaggerator colt won Saturday’s 42nd running of the $300,000 Iroquois (G3) for two-year-olds by 1 3/4 lengths over 6-5 favorite Risk It at Churchill Downs. Liberal Arts was another neck back […]

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HOY September Grad Moira Canters Home in G2 Canadian Stakes

Sunday, September 10, 2023

Reigning Canadian Horse of the Year Moira got back on the beam in style on Saturday at Woodbine in the Grade 2 Canadian, crushing an excellent field under a jubilant Rafael Hernandez. Moira was sold by Hidden Brook Farm at the 2020 Keeneland September sale. Also on Saturday, Hidden Brook Florida grad Laurent ran a […]

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September Grad Evvie Jets Rockets Home in Saratoga’s Ballston Spa S. (G2)

Friday, August 25, 2023

For as long as he can remember, Mike Amendola would tag along with his father, Robert, on trips to the racetrack to watch his dad’s horses run. They visited numerous tracks together, but Saratoga Race Course was a special place for them. So, there was surely a bright burst of emotion Aug. 24 under dark skies at […]

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Florida Grad Golden Canary Flies Home First in Soaring Free S.

Monday, August 21, 2023

Trainer Mark Casse ran 1-2 in the $125,000 Soaring Free Stakes when Gary Barber and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ front-running Golden Canary outlasted Tracy Farmer’s Dancing Duchess by a neck. Sahin Civaci was aboard Golden Canary a 2-year-old daughter of Medaglia D’Oro, who raced 6 1/2 furlongs on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course in 1:15.47. Her […]

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Foaled, Raised & Sold Notary Notches First Stakes Victory

Friday, August 18, 2023

Notary used a stalk and pounce trip to score in the $75,000 Outbond Ike Stakes, the Friday feature at Hawthorne Racecourse in Chicago. The son of Street Sense is out of the Tabasco Cat daughter Ellesmere and was bred by John Gardiner and Frank McEntee. He´s the latest black type winner born and raised at […]

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