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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Hidden Brook Farm announced May 27 that Melbourne native Josh Kerin has joined the farm as a sales account manager. Kerin’s initial experience with horses began on a family harness racing farm before venturing to nearby Caulfield Racecourse as a teenager to work under the tutelage of classic-winning trainer Colin Little while completing his local […]Read More
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Bankit secured millionaire status with a powerful score in the $200,000 Commentator Stakes on a holiday card at Belmont Park devoted to New York-breds. Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton Racing’s Bankit dominated the ninth running of the Commentator in Race 4 under a stylish ride from Jose Lezcano for Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen. The […]Read More
Hidden Brook Farm and Joseph Anne McMahon’sBank Stingbroke on top and never looked back in the $200,000 Critical Eye capping off the Memorial Day Big Apple Showcase card at Belmont Park.
Entering the Critical Eye for…Read More
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Douglas Scharbauer’s Red Ghost fought back along the rail in the final strides to get her nose down on the wire in the $150,000 Miss Preakness Stakes (G3) at Pimlico Race Course. The homebred daughter of Ghostzapper just edged Euphoric, with Joyful Cadence a head back in a thrilling finish to the six-furlong event on the Black-Eyed […]Read More
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Stage Raider, a half-brother to undefeated Triple Crown hero Justify, took one more try than his brother did but followed in that Horse of the Year’s hoofprints with a ‘TDN Rising Star’-worthy graduation at Keeneland.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Carotari, who had not seen the lead at any point of call in five starts since his wire-to-wire victory in the 2020 Silks Run Stakes, went back to doing what he does best on Saturday at Gulfstream. Carotari used his speed to successfully defend his title in the five-furlong Silks Run with a gate-to-wire, 1 […]Read More
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Bankit rewarded those who backed the New York-bred son of Central Banker and made him the race favorite with an easy victory in Saturday’s $100,000 John B. Campbell Stakes at Laurel on February 20.
The victory was the fifth for Ba…