Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Sweet Success for Candy Ride

Sweet Swap’s front-running victory in Sunday’s Grade 3 San Simeon Stakes was the first graded stakes win of his career. The 5-year-old chestnut horse has now won six of 12 lifetime starts and has finished in the money nine times. … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Castellano on the Rise

For horse racing fans, spring truly begins on the first weekend of April, with the start of Keeneland’s spring meet. Combined with important Kentucky Derby preps in California and New York, last Saturday was one of the busiest days in … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Standings: Untapped Potential

Last Saturday, talented 3-year-old filly Untapable stamped herself as the early favorite for the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks with a dominating 7 3⁄4-length victory in the G2 Fair Grounds Oaks. It was the second consecutive victory this year for the … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Excelsior Excellence

Although the graded stakes action was light last weekend, there were still a few notable performances turned in. One such instance occurred in the Grade 3 Excelsior Handicap at Aqueduct, in which Godolphin Racing’s Romansh held off entrymate Long River … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Hollendorfer, Pegram on the Move

Even though the graded stakes schedule was relatively light last weekend, there still were still a couple of notable changes in the latest American Graded Stakes Standings charts. Picking up where he left off last year, Jerry Hollendorfer continues to … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Awesome, Dude

Game On Dude’s emphatic 1 ¾-length victory in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap last weekend took some racing fans by surprise. The 7-year-old gelding was somewhat overlooked due to the excitement surrounding the rematch between Mucho Macho Man and … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Top Flight Teen

Aqueduct contested three graded stakes races last Saturday, and while most of the attention was on the 3-year-olds in the G3 Gotham Stakes, a 4-year-old filly served notice that she will be a force to be reckoned within the older … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: A Rising Star?

With his determined nose victory over Albano in the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes Feb. 22, Intense Holiday announced himself as a colt to be reckoned with on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The Risen Star was the first … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Pontchatrain Rolls On

On President’s Day, Pontchatrain charged to her third-straight graded stakes victory when she captured the G2 Buena Vista Stakes at Santa Anita. It was the 4-year-old filly’s second win in as many starts this year, and signaled that she should … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Lea New Force in Older Division?

The graded stakes action has begun to heat up as we head further into February, and already there have been 36 graded stakes held. As the racing season begins to crank up, let’s take a look at some of the … Continue reading

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