Collected Just Holds Off Arrogate In Pacific Classic
Ranked as the world’s best racehorse by Longines, Arrogate could do no better than second in Saturday’s Grade 1 TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Instead it was his stablemate, Speedway Stable’s Collected, who took home the top prize for Bob Baffert, defeating Arrogate by a half-length at the wire. Arrogate ran better than he […]
Winx Blows Start, Flies Late For 18th Consecutive Victory
Australian super-mare Winx missed the start of Saturday’s Group 2 Warwick Stakes at Royal Randwick, spotting the field approximately four lengths in the 1400-meter (about seven furlongs) contest, according to abc.net.au. Despite being six lengths behind her frontrunning stablemate Foxplay at the head of the straight, Hugh Bowman and Winx were able to rally and […]
The Friday Show Presented By The Breeders’ Stakes At Woodbine: Black Eyes And Foal Crops?
The Thoroughbred racing industry faces some difficult forces, from the recent federal trial in Pennsylvania to negative perceptions about the game’s integrity. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss some strong words from the chairman of The Jockey Club. Plus, unless cooperation in the sport increases, the dwindling foal […]
TCI: Arrogate Seeks Redemption In TVG Pacific Classic
The TCI guys are back for another season leading up to the highly-anticipated Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar. Jon and Joel will break down all key Breeders’ Cup preps in all of the top Breeders’ Cup divisions every week leading up to the big two-day event in November. To start, they preview Saturday’s Pacific Classic […]
Beach Patrol Very Game To Secure Secretariat-Arlington Million Double
James Covello, Sheep Pond Partners and Head of Plains Partners’ Beach Patrol captured the G1 Secretariat during the 2016 Arlington International Festival of Racing, then did not find the winner’s circle again until the same day in 2017, when he was triumphant in the 35th running of the Grade 1 Arlington Million. The 4-year-old son […]
World Approval Relishes ‘Good’ Turf In Fourstardave Victory
A rain shower that caused a slight delay in the afternoon’s races did not hamper Live Oak Plantation’s homebred World Approval on Saturday; the 5-year-old gray son of Northern Afleet stormed home to win the second Grade 1 race of his career in Saratoga’s Fourstardave Handicap. Ridden by Manny Franco, World Approval settled off the […]
The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine’s Twilight Racing Series: Second City And Takeout Blues?
This weekend marks the 35th running of the Arlington Million in Chicago, always one of the highlights on the racing calendar. But the Illinois racing industry is currently in such dire straits, it’s fair to wonder how much longer the Million and Arlington Park will be around. Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the situation […]
Lady Aurelia Completes Final Keeneland Work Before Return To England
European champion Lady Aurelia, based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, on Tuesday covered 5 furlongs on a firm turf course in 1:02 in her final work here before her next scheduled start in England in the Aug. 25 Coolmore Nunthorpe (G1) at York. The 3-year-old Scat Daddy filly is to leave tomorrow for England, […]