Racing

What’s Next for Dialed In?

Trainer Nick Zito is certainly pleased with the impressive victory by his Holy Bull winner Dialed In on Sunday. Posting a 96 Beyer figure and securing graded earnings that will almost assuredly secure him a place in the Kentucky Derby field, Zito now has the challenge of figuring out the best path for his Derby […]

Continue reading
To Honor and Serve breezes five in 1:04 1/5

To Honor and Serve, son of Bernardini, worked five furlongs in 1:04 1/5 at Payson Park Training Center today.

Continue reading
Giant Oak, Eldaafer and Rule post workouts for Donn

Three of the top probable starters for this Saturday’s Donn Handicap at Gulfstream Park posted workouts in preparation for the Grade I race. Giant Oak worked five in :59 3/5, Eldaafer worked a half-mile in :48 3/5 and Rule earned a bullet work for his five furlongs in 1:00 4/5.

Continue reading
Life At Ten – Patience Tested

The questions abound. How long does it take for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) to investigate the Life At Ten incident? The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic was run three months ago. Was the mare’s performance a fluke? Is there a conspiracy angle? Will the procedures for scratching and drug testing horses be updated? The […]

Continue reading
HRI – Zast: Why the consensus Top Ten won’t win the Derby

Lists are about to abound on all Thoroughbred related websites. The Paulick Report’s Paulick Derby Index will premiere tomorrow and others are soon to follow. So Vic Zast, a Paulick Derby Index voter, decided to take a different spin and tell us why the consensus Top Ten will not win the Derby. Certainly an interesting […]

Continue reading
Switch romps in the Santa Monica

Switch turned it on at the top of the lane and drew away to win easily in the Grade 1, $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes at Santa Anita Park Sunday. Jockey Joel Rosario kept Switch close to the pace down the backstretch in the seven furlong race, then let her loose turning for home.  She won […]

Continue reading
From last to first: Dialed In wins Holy Bull

Dialed In broke awkwardly, lagged 15 lengths behind the field on the backstretch but still came storming home to win the Grade 3, $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes for three-year-olds Sunday at Gulfstream Park. Under Julien Leparoux, Dialed In finished with a blaze in the center of the track to catch Sweet Ducky and Gourmet Dinner […]

Continue reading
Pomeroys Pistol edges Dancinginherdreams in Forward Gal

At 9-1, Pomeroys Pistol took the lead turning for home and held off the late run of favorite Dancinginherdreams to win the Grade 2, $200,000 Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream Park Sunday. With Paco Lopez on board, Pomeroys Pistol separated from the field in the stretch and hit the wire three quarters of a length […]

Continue reading
Uncle Mo gets back to work

Uncle Mo turned in his first published drill Sunday since winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile November 6. The three-year-old breezed three furlongs in 39.95 at the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida.  Trainer Todd Pletcher said Uncle Mo’s next race will likely be the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby March 12.

Continue reading
Schramsberg takes John Connally at Sam Houston

Schramsberg recorded his first graded stakes victory Saturday night with a 2 1/4 length win in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Handicap at Sam Houston Race Park. The son of Storm Cat out of Serena’s Song completed the 1 1/8 mile victory in 1:50.22 over a firm turf course.

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram