Weekend Lineup: Arrogate Returns by Paulick Report Staff
The highlight of this weekend's graded stakes action is the return of champion Arrogate in the G2 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar on Saturday. The streaking gray son of Unbridled's …
Mid-Race Move, Determined Stretch Drive Earn Abel Tasman CCA Oaks Victory
The China Horse Club and Clearsky Farm’s Abel Tasman gave fans an exciting rendition of the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks on Sunday, making a sweeping move to take the lead early in the backstretch and holding off the late charge of Elate to keep her head in front at the wire. Guided by […]
The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine’s Twilight Racing Series: Positive Trends?
Last week on The Friday Show, we looked at five of the biggest challenges the Thoroughbred racing industry currently faces. This week, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick examine trends that appear to be going in the right direction. What are some things in the racing business that are trending positive and should be capitalized upon? […]
The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine’s Twilight Racing Series: Challenge Accepted?
As we like to say at the Paulick Report, we’ve reached the “Dog Days” of the Thoroughbred racing season. Since it’s somewhat of a quiet time and the middle of the year, perhaps it’s a good time to reflect on the current state of the horse racing industry. So, in this episode of The Friday […]
Oscar Performance Leads All The Way For Belmont Derby Score
Though he was favored on the morning-line, Oscar Performance went off as approximately third choice at odds of 5-1 in Saturday’s Grade 1 Belmont Derby Invitational. Despite bettors lack of faith in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner, Mrs. Jerry Amerman’s homebred took the lead out of the gate and never relinquished it under Jose […]
Keen Ice Finds His Form, Runs Down Shaman Ghost In Suburban Handicap
Known as the only horse to beat Triple Crown champion American Pharoah during his 3-year-old campaign, Donegal Racing and Calumet Farm’s Keen Ice had not found the winner’s circle since the 2015 Travers. Transferred to trainer Todd Pletcher after the 2016 Dubai World Cup, the colt had been hitting the board in good company but […]
Mind Your Biscuits Takes Care Of Business In Belmont Sprint Championship
It was just another day in the office for Mind Your Biscuits on Saturday as he swallowed up a seven-horse field to win the G2 Belmont Sprint Championship by 3 1/2 lengths. Owned by the partnership of J Stables, Head of Plains Partners, Summers, Summers, Summers and Kisber, the 4-year-old son of Posse hit the lead […]
Ulysses Over Barney Roy By A Nose In Drama-Filled Coral-Eclipse
Ulysses, the 4-year-old son of Galileo owned and bred by Flaxman Stables, got the better of Barney Roy in a thrilling climax to the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. A field of nine runners went to post for the Group One feature, with the betting dominated by the three-year-olds Barney Roy, Cliffs Of Moher and Eminent. There […]
The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine’s Twilight Racing Series: Questionable Motives?
In the wake of the 14-count guilty finding in the trial of trainer Murray Rojas, Penn National has permanently barred her and two others from the racetrack. Meanwhile, the national horsemen’s group, the HBPA, is defending its position of financially supporting Rojas and claiming efforts to “support clean racing.” In this edition of The Friday […]