Paulick Report Staff

Uncle Mo Wins Champagne Stakes by Open Lengths

Odds-on favorite Uncle Mo widened his lead in the stretch to win the Grade 1, Champagne Stakes for two-year-olds at Belmont Park Saturday. With Johnny Velazquez on board, Uncle Mo shared the lead through quick fractions with longshot I’m Steppin It Up, but Uncle Mo took the lead near the quarter pole and accelerated to […]

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J.B.’s Thunder Wires Field in Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland

J.B.’s Thunder took a field of 11 two-year-olds gate to wire to win the Grade 1, $400,000 Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland Saturday. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> With Shaun Bridgmohan riding, J.B.’s Thunder set modest fractions before opening up in the stretch to win by six lengths over Santiva and Willcox Inn. After the win, Trainer […]

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Gio Ponti Digs Down for Victory in Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland

By Scott Jagow Gio Ponti showed his determination and class in the stretch, overpowering a game rival to win the Grade 1, $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland Saturday. Under a patient ride from Ramon Dominguez, Gio Ponti surged late from the back of the pack and battled with longshot Society’s Chairman before […]

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Liberian Freighter Upsets Oak Tree Mile at 22-1

Liberian Freighter took advantage of fast fractions and the scratch of favorite Sidney’s Candy to capture the Grade 2, $150,000 Oak Tree Mile at Hollywood Park Saturday. The five-year-old, California-bred son of Bertrando closed well to win by a neck over Colgan’s Chip.  Tropic Storm was third. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> Sidney’s Candy was a […]

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Gio Ponti to Return to NY, Prepare for Breeders’ Cup

PRESS RELEASE Trainer Christophe Clement, who sent out Castleton Lyons’ Gio Ponti to win Saturday’s $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1), said the dual champion would return to New York on Monday and continue preparations for his next start on November 6 during the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs. “He will enter one […]

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Proviso Stays at Keeneland; Breeders’ Cup Still Undecided

PRESS RELEASE Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Proviso (GB) received volumes of praise from her connections, the media and racing fans who watched her score her fourth consecutive Grade 1 victory in yesterday’s Abu Dhabi First Lady (G1) in scintillating fashion. This morning at trainer Bill Mott’s barn, Proviso might have received the best tribute of all: […]

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Rogue Romance Storms Home to Win G3 Bourbon Stakes at Keeneland

Rogue Romance came from last in a field of 12 two-year-olds to capture the Grade 3, $100,000 Bourbon Stakes on the Keeneland turf Sunday. Still at the back of the field near the top of the stretch, rider Julien Leparoux unleashed the colt’s strong kick outside of his rivals, and Rogue Romance surged clear by two […]

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23-1 Longshot Acoma Takes G1 Spinster at Keeneland, Lands BC Berth

By Scott Jagow Acoma, the longest shot in a field of 10 fillies and mares, strode home to victory in the Grade 1, $500,000 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland Sunday.  With the upset win, Acoma earns a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic at Churchill Downs November 5th. Breaking from the widest post […]

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Secretariat: Opening Weekend Box Office May Fall Short

Based on early projections, the Disney movie Secretariat brought in about $12 million in its opening weekend, making it the third-highest grossing film nationwide. Disney executives may have been hoping for a bit better result, based on previous sports movie releases, which have seen numbers closer to $15-20 million for their opening weekends. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); […]

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