The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine Racetrack: Mounting Frustrations?
Things haven’t exactly been going smoothly in recent days when it comes to process at the races. A case of mistaken identity led to a mare running in a gelding’s place (and winning). A tote freeze-up allowed wagering to continue after the gates opened. One photo finish was misinterpreted; another was called a dead heat […]
Joe Sharp Part Of ‘Trainer Team’ To Win Inaugural Real Rider Cup At Plantation Fields
Grade 1-winning trainer Joe Sharp was one of a team of five trainers who combined on Sunday to win the inaugural “Real Rider Cup” at Plantation Fields in Unionville, Pa., a charity event benefiting the Retired Racehorse Project. Sharp and his team members Sanna Neilson, Chucky Lawrence, Tim Keefe, and Leigh Delacour, each completed a […]
In The Stud Presented By Triacton From KERx: Magician, First Crop Yearlings Of 2017
The Paulick Report is pleased to bring back a popular photo/video feature that will run periodically over the next few weeks and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that have either just entered stud in 2017, or stallions that have not yet […]
World Approval Makes It Back-To-Back Grade 1 Wins In Woodbine Mile
Charlotte Weber’s Live Oak homebred World Approval took the Grade 1 United Nations in 2016 over good turf, and captured his second G1 over a yielding course in last month’s Fourstardave Handicap. On Saturday the course was firm, but the betting public had plenty of faith in the gallant grey and sent him off as […]
Texas-Bred Patrona Margarita Blows Away Pocahontas Field
Craig Upham’s homebred Patrona Margarita shocked bettors at 23-1 with a four-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs. The juvenile daughter of Special Rate, ridden by Brian Hernandez for his second graded stakes win on the card, covered 1 1/16 miles over the fast main track in 1:46.35. Trained by Bret […]
The Tabulator Holds On For Iroquois Victory
Carolyn Wilson’s The Tabulator raced a bit greenly late, drifting toward the center of the track, but held on to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs. The first race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby and a “Win and You’re In” contest, the Iroquois offers a berth to the Breeders’ Cup […]
‘True Champion’ Winx Scores 20th Victory In A Row
Australian wondermare Winx extended her unbeaten streak to a remarkable 20 victories on Saturday, cruising to the front in final furlong of the Group 1 George Main Stakes at Randwick. “Today I expected to be closer to the speed but the pace was strong,” jockey Hugh Bowman told racing.com. “At the top of the straight […]
TCI: Breeders’ Cup Preps For Juvenile, Mile
Jon & Joel take a closer look at the Juvenile & Mile divisions this week, with key Breeders’ Cup Challenge races looming in the Iroquois S. at Churchill and Woodbine Mile in Canada.