Tax Training ‘Really Agressive’ Toward Rescheduled Oaklawn Handicap

R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch, and Corms Racing Stable’s Tax has posted back-to-back bullet works at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida in preparation for the Grade 2, $600,000 Oaklawn Handicap, a 1 1/8-miles test for 4-year-olds and upward rescheduled for May 2 at Oaklawn Park. Trained by Danny Gargan, the […]

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Kentucky Racing Dates Committee: Too Early To Project A Timeline For Return Of Racing

As much as Kentucky horsemen would like to see life get back to normal and horses in a post parade, commissioners say it’s too early to project a return to live racing in the state. “We are unable at this time to suggest a timeline for the reopening of live racing,” said Frank Kling, chairman […]

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‘My Job Is To Keep Her Happy’: Lukas Takes Over Training Of Come Dancing

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas called Nadal and American Theorem “house guests” after they shipped into his Oaklawn barn shortly before the $1 million Rebel Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds March 14. Lukas took both Southern California-based horses to the track to train during their brief stay in Hot Springs and watched Nadal remain […]

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Sir Winston Back At Belmont After Clearing Quarantine On Return From Dubai

Tracy Farmer’s reigning Grade 1 Belmont Stakes winner Sir Winston returned to familiar surroundings at Belmont Park after clearing quarantine on his return from Dubai. Trained by Mark Casse, the Awesome Again chestnut was a leading contender for the Group 1 Dubai World Cup which was postponed due to the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) […]

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Center Aisle, $1.5-Million Into Mischief Filly, Romps In Gulfstream Debut

One year after being purchased for $1.5 million at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream March sale, OXO Equine LLC’s Center Aisle debuted with a thoroughly professional 3 ¾ -length victory Sunday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Trained by Chad Brown, the daughter of Into Mischief did everything right in Race 4, a six-furlong maiden special […]

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No Racing, But Plenty Of Training In New York: 314 Horses On Saturday Work Tab

It was a busy Saturday on the dirt training track at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., with 314 horses on the work tab led by 12 from the stable of trainer Rudy Rodriguez, including multiple stakes winner Dream Bigger and last-out Busher Invitational champ Water White. Rodriguez and his staff of more than 30 workers oversee the conditioning […]

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Social Paranoia’s Last-To-First Move Gives Pletcher 1-2 Finish In Appleton

The Elkstone Group’s Social Paranoia, facing older horses for the first time in his seasonal debut, made a stunning last-to-first move on the far outside to outrun stablemate Sombeyay by 1 ¼ lengths and win Saturday’s $100,000 Appleton (G3) at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The 68th running of the one-mile Appleton for 4-year-olds […]

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Bemma’s Boy Upsets Stablemate Zulu Alpha In Pan American

Paradise Farms Corp.’s Bemma’s Boy surged late to upset heavily favored stablemate Zulu Alpha in Saturday’s $200,000 Kitten’s Joy Pan American (G2) at Gulfstream Park at Gulfstream Park. The 59th running of the Pan American, a 1 1/2-mile turf stakes for 4-year-olds and up, was one of 10 stakes, six graded, worth $1.825 million, on […]

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Plan B Works Out For Motion, Mean Mary In Orchid

Alex G. Campbell Jr.’s Mean Mary led from start to finish to win her third straight race with authority in the $100,000 Orchid presented by Rood & Riddle (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The 56th running of the Orchid, a 1 3/8-mile turf race for fillies and mares, was one of 10 stakes, six graded, worth […]

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