Paulick Report Staff

West Point Admires ‘Versatility’ Of My Boy Jack, Purchases Interest

A member of last year’s Kentucky Derby-winning entourage of owners, West Point Thoroughbreds has just purchased an interest in 2018 contender My Boy Jack. According to bloodhorse.com, the 3-year-old son of Creative Cause will carry the silks of Monomoy Stable (Sol Kumin) on the first Saturday in May. “I’ve always liked this horse and admire his […]

Continue reading
‘Confident’ Midnight Bisou Right On Target Ahead Of Kentucky Oaks

Potential favorite for the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks, Midnight Bisou breezed at Santa Anita Park at about 4:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. According to drf.com, the 3-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute covered five furlongs in 1:01.60 under jockey Martin Pedroza. “She’s getting better,” trainer Bill Spawr said. “She’s scary. Her bodyweight is right. She’s confident in […]

Continue reading
Bolt D’Oro ‘Got The Air That He Needed’ In Penultimate Derby Work

Top Kentucky Derby prospect Bolt d’Oro had his penultimate major exercise on Sunday, breezing seven furlongs in 1:24 1/5 at Santa Anita Park. According to drf.com, the 3-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro worked by himself under new rider Victor Espinoza, with fractions of :46.60 and :58.40. “When he works alone, he’s not as excellent, but he’s […]

Continue reading
Bobby Abu Dhabi Takes Kona Gold; Ten Blessings Injured, Euthanized

Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s Bobby Abu Dhabi (5-2) was able to repel the late bid of 7-5 favorite Ransom the Moon on Saturday, winning the Grade 2 Kona Gold Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths. It was the first graded stakes triumph for the 4-year-old son of Macho Uno, who was ridden to victory by […]

Continue reading
One Go All Go Leads All The Way In Elkhorn; Bullards Alley Euthanized For Left Hind Fracture

Rodney Paden’s One Go All Go took the lead out of the gate in Saturday’s Grade 2 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes, and refused to relinquish it all the way down the lane to win by about a half-length over Oscar Nominated and Itsinthepost. The 6-year-old son of Fairbanks, ridden by Chris Landeros for trainer Scooter Dickey, […]

Continue reading
Something Awesome Digs Deep For Charles Town Classic Triumph

Stronach Stables’ homebred Something Awesome dug in late to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Charles Town Classic by a head over War Story, earning the second graded stakes victory of his career. The 7-year-old son of Awesome Again, ridden by Edgar Prado for trainer Jose Corrales, covered 1 1/8 miles over the fast main track in […]

Continue reading
California Handle Up Nearly 12 Percent In First Three Months Of 2018

The total handle at Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields, Sacramento and Los Alamitos is up significantly in the first three months of 2018, according to drf.com. A total of $764 million has gone through the four tracks, an increase of 11.85 percent over the same period in 2017. Last year’s wet weather likely played a […]

Continue reading
‘Superior Racehorse’ Justify, Filly Rayya Breeze Saturday For Derby, Oaks

Likely to be the favorite for the Kentucky Derby, Justify underwent his penultimate breeze on Saturday morning at Santa Anita Park. According to bloodhorse.com, the 3-year-old Scat Daddy colt broke off in front of a workmate, then settled back behind down the backstretch. He crossed the wire several lengths in front to earn an official […]

Continue reading
Derby Works: Busy Morning At Churchill Downs

John Oxley’s Flameaway, Albaugh Family Stables’ Free Drop Billy and Robert Baron’s Promises Fulfilled kicked off the exclusive training period for Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve contenders from 7:30-7:45 a.m. (all times Eastern) Saturday with five-furlong workouts at Churchill Downs in preparation for the May 5 “Run for the Roses.” Flameaway, with regular exercise rider Chris Garraway aboard, breezed outside of 3-year-old allowance winner Ride a Comet (1:00.40) through splits […]

Continue reading
XpressBet, Long-Time President Luniewski Parting Ways

Ron Luniewski is no longer the president of XpressBet, reports drf.com. In that position since 2002, Luniewski was one of the longest-serving members of the ADW company. The Stronach Group’s Tim Ritvo met with Luniewski at XpressBet headquarters in Pittsburgh on Friday, and XpressBet made the notification to its employees shortly thereafter. Neither Ritvo nor Luniewski […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram