Triple Crown

Triple Crown Contenders Sole Volante, Ete Indien Entered In Wednesday Allowance At Gulfstream

Graded-stakes winners Sole Volante and Ete Indien are scheduled to prep for upcoming major-stakes engagements Wednesday at Gulfstream Park, where the highly regarded Patrick Biancone-trained duo will be joined by Florida Derby (G1) runner-up Shivaree in a mile optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds carded as Race 9. Sole Volante is being pointed to the June […]

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‘Run Them When They’re Good’: Tap It To Win Under Consideration For Belmont Stakes

When it comes to campaigning quality horses, Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse said he follows the “Run them when they’re good” philosophy of late Hall of Famers Allen Jerkens and Woody Stephens. Casse will look to live by that philosophy with Tap It to Win, an allowance winner on Thursday at Belmont Park, who […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Previewing The Santa Anita Derby

A field of seven 3-year-olds lines up on Saturday for the Grade 1 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., an official points race on the road to the Kentucky Derby offering 100-40-20-10 qualifying points to the top four finishers in the race. The 1 1/8-mile Santa Anita Derby features a rematch […]

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Triple Crown Nominations: 21 Colts, One Filly Made Eligible With Late Payment

Twenty-two 3-year-old Thoroughbreds were made eligible to compete in the 2020 Triple Crown with a late $3,000 payment that was due Wednesday. The nominees (with owner and trainer): · Alex Joon (Zayat Stables LLC via “Receiver”) (Steve Asmussen) · American Piper (Long Valley Stables LLC) (Rick Buckley) · Bear Alley (West Point Thoroughbreds and Albaugh […]

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Honor A.P. Gets Another Crack At Authentic In Santa Anita Derby

Unbeaten in three starts and a winner most recently of two graded stakes by a combined 10 lengths, Bob Baffert-trained Authentic will renew his rivalry with talented Honor A.P. as they head a field of seven sophomores going a mile and one eighth in Saturday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita […]

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Matt Winn Third Pneumatic Nominated To Triple Crown; Belmont, Haskell Among Options For Next Start

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Pneumatic, a homebred son of Uncle Mo, was nominated to the Triple Crown this week, reports the Daily Racing Form. The 3-year-old was most recently third in the Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs, and could next appear in either the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes on June 20 or the Grade […]

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Tiz The Law Reclaims Lead In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The retirement of unbeaten Grade 1-winner Nadal due to injury has cleared the way for fellow top-level victor Tiz the Law to reclaim the lead position in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Nadal had held the top position in the poll since his victory in the second division of the […]

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Authentic Breezes Six Furlongs In 1:12.40 For Santa Anita Derby

Undefeated Authentic worked six furlongs at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Sunday morning, going solo under regular rider Drayden Van Dyke in 1:12.40 as Bob Baffert gave the son of Into Mischief his final major breeze for the Grade 1 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby. “He went nice,” said Baffert. “He’s coming into the […]

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Wright: Anneau d’Or Has ‘Got To Step Up His Game’ In Santa Anita Derby

Blaine Wright knows his way around the race track, You might say he was born in the game. His father, Richard, was a jockey and a trainer. His mother, Susan, was an assistant trainer, an owner and a breeder, so when Blaine sends out an outsider against two deservingly obvious favorites in a Grade 1 […]

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