Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings

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Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: A High Five for Untapable

Untapable notched her fifth graded stakes win of the year with a score in the Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes last Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of Tapit now sits alone atop the AGS Standings of leading horses. The Steve Asmussen trainee … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Clear Vision

On a weekend in which most of the graded stakes action took place north of the border, it seems fitting that one of the most successful Canadian-based racing and breeding operations moved into the top five on two of the … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: ‘Trouble’-Maker

Vicar’s in Trouble returned home to Louisiana last Saturday and came away with another stakes victory, this time in the Grade 2 Super Derby. The dark bay son of Into Mischief has certainly shown an affinity for the racetracks in … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Forward Motion

The long Labor Day weekend signaled the end of summer vacation for many, and brought with it the conclusion of racing at Saratoga. The holiday weekend also saw a flurry of graded stakes from coast to coast. Trainer Graham Motion … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Smith’s Star Still Burning Bright

Although he may have celebrated his 49th birthday just a few weeks ago, jockey Mike Smith is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, he has been winning races – stakes races in particular – by the fistful all … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Mott on the Move

Although she was making her first foray into graded stakes company, Besilu Stables’ Crown Queen showed her class with a sharp half-length score in the G2 Lake Placid Stakes at Saratoga. The victory by the half-sister to Royal Delta provided … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Seeking a New Racing Star

Seek Again’s eye-catching performance in the Grade 2 Fourstardave Handicap last weekend vaulted owner Juddmonte Farms onto the American Graded Stakes Standings leading owner list. The chestnut son of Speightstown became the third North American graded stakes winner for Juddmonte, … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: The Sky’s the Limit

Skyway’s victory in the Grade 2 Best Pal Stakes last weekend was a significant one. Not only did the son of Sky Mesa provide trainer Mark Casse with his first win at Del Mar this season, the colt became the … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Rosie Doubles Up

While jockey Rosie Napravnik failed to see home Untapable in the Grade 1 Haskell against the boys, she did notch a pair of Grade 2 victories last weekend, vaulting her onto the American Graded Stakes Standings list of leading riders. Wins … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Lemon Drop Kids

Nothing wrong with life giving you lemons in the racing business these days.  Lane’s End sire Lemon Drop Kid is having a fine year, and last weekend two more of his daughters made it to the winner’s circle at the … Continue reading

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