Owner Susan Osborne, left, has a hug for jockey Joseph Talamo after Melatonin's victory in the Grade I, $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita
Melatonin Completes Big ‘Cap-Gold Cup Double In Style For Hofmans

Susan Osborne’s (Tarabilla Farm) Melatonin was the stylish 1 1/2-length winner of The Gold Cup at Santa Anita Saturday, completing the elusive Santa Anita Handicap-Gold Cup double for trainer David Hofmans. The Gold Cup at Santa Anita, a Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” event, earns the 6-year-old son of Kodiak Kowboy an […]

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Lord Nelson stretches his neck out to win the G1 Triple Bend
Lord Nelson Lunges Late To Capture Triple Bend Stakes

B. Wayne Hughes’ (Spendthrift Farm) Lord Nelson was no more than a length off the pace-setting Subtle Indian in the early part of Saturday evening’s Grade 1 Triple Bend Stakes, then Rafael Bejarano allowed him a breather. The 4-year-old son of Pulpit came back running in the final eighth of a mile, just thrusting his […]

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By the Moon wins the Bed o'Roses
By The Moon Upsets Wavell Avenue In Bed O’Roses Stakes

Jay Em Ess Stable’s By The Moon attended a slow early pace to out-finish last year’s Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint champion Wavell Avenue, winning the Grade 3 Bed o’Roses Stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday by 1 3/4 lengths. The 4-year-old daughter of Indian Charlie covered seven furlongs on the fast main track […]

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Trainer Bryan Lynch
Lynch: Possible Starter In Queen’s Plate, New York License Reinstated

A Sunday work over the Toronto oval’s Tapeta will play a big factor in the decision on whether to run Hammers Vision in the Queen’s Plate or the turf Charlie Barley Stakes, both slated for July 3 at Woodbine. Owned by Terry Hamilton and trained by Brian Lynch, who campaigned Shaman Ghost to Plate glory […]

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Isabella Sings wins the Eatontown Stakes at Monmouth Park
Isabella Sings Deserved Favorite In Dominating Eatontown Performance

Siena Farms’ homebred Isabella Sings was the facile winner of Saturday’s Grade 3 Eatontown Stakes, leading from start-to-finish and crossing the wire three lengths in front of the field. The 4-year-old daughter of Eskendereya breezed through 1 1/16 over Monmouth Park’s firm turf course in 1:40.57 for trainer Todd Pletcher. Paco Lopez allowed Isabella Sings […]

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Mo Tom, galloping at Churchill April 16
Trouble-Free Trip Nets Mo Tom Ohio Derby Victory

Sent post-ward as the heavy favorite, G M B Racing’s Mo Tom and jockey Javier Castellano stayed clear of trouble to win Saturday’s $500,000 Ohio Derby, making their way to the wire first by three lengths. The sophomore son of Uncle Mo was making his first start since finishing eighth in the Kentucky Derby, and […]

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SARAH SIS winning the Chicago Handicap
Sarah Sis Leads All The Way In Chicago Handicap

Rags Racing Stable’s Sarah Sis made every pole a winning one in the Grade 3 Chicago Handicap on Saturday, crossing the wire a full length in front. A 4-year-old daughter of Sharp Humor, Sarah Sis covered seven furlongs on Arlington’s polytrack, rated fast, in 1:23.16, earning her first victory since Keeneland’s G2 Raven Run last […]

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With regular rider Mario Gutierrez aboard, Kentucky Derby winning Nyquist worked five furlongs in 1:02.07 prior the first race June 25
O’Neill ‘Really Happy’ With Nyquist’s Latest Work At Santa Anita

With regular rider Mario Gutierrez aloft, Paul and Zillah Reddam’s Kentucky Derby winning Nyquist worked five furlongs in 1:02.07 at 12:48 p.m. today over Santa Anita’s pristine main track. In his second recorded workout since tasting defeat for the first time in the Preakness Stakes May 21, the Doug O’Neill conditioned son of Uncle Mo […]

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Tepin (Bernstein), Julien Leparoux up, wins the First Lady (G1) at Keeneland on Oct. 5.
‘She Looks Great:’ Tepin Clears Quarantine At Belmont, Heads To Churchill Sunday

Royal Ascot heroine Tepin brought a little extra star power to New York this weekend as the Group 1 Queen Anne winner scheduled in a short stop on her world tour at historic Belmont Park. Tepin cleared quarantine Friday afternoon and settled in for her brief sojourn in fine order, according to Randi Melton, trainer […]

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Shakhimat wins the Transylvania at Keeneland
Shakhimat ‘Coming Along’ For Queen’s Plate; Attfield Looking For Record Ninth Win

Shakhimat, coming off a second-place finish as the beaten favorite behind Amis Gizmo in the Plate Trial at Woodbine Racecourse, had his major Queen’s Plate workout on Tuesday, breezing six furlongs in 1:12.80. “I worked him behind another horse, and he worked quite well,” said trainer Roger Attfield. ”He worked fast, but it was really […]

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