Acorn Stakes

Guarana Speeds Away To Stay Undefeated In Acorn

She broke her maiden in her first start by 14 3/4 lengths at Keeneland in April, and Three Chimenys’ homebred Guarana delivered on that promise in Saturday’s Grade 1 Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper defeated Kentucky Oaks winner Serengeti Empress by six lengths as the 9-5 post-time favorite, completing a […]

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Oaks Heroine Serengeti Empress Back On Track For Grade 1 Acorn

A wide-ranging field of nine 3-year-old fillies, led by Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks heroine and millionaire Serengeti Empress, will be making their first-ever appearances at Belmont Park Saturday in the $700,000 Acorn Stakes, one of seven Grade 1 races on the undercard for the 151st running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented […]

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Hall Of Famer Hollendorfer Branching Out With New York Division

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer will stable up to 20 horses in New York this spring/summer under the care of assistant trainer Don Chatlos. The first three Hollendorfer trainees –  Brill, Rowayton and Oggonis, owned by Larry Best’s OXO Equine – arrived at Belmont Park on Saturday and the veteran conditioner said he hopes to fill 20 stalls. “We’re aiming […]

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Serengeti Empress Could Appear In Grade 1 Acorn On Belmont Undercard

Joel Politi’s Serengeti Empress has demonstrated flashes of brilliance in her brief career, winning five of eight starts, including the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks last time out at Churchill Downs. If all goes well following a scheduled workout on Friday morning at Churchill Downs, the Oaks winner is expected to target the Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn, a […]

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‘Special’ Kentucky Oaks Winner Serengeti Empress Targets Acorn

Joel Politi’s Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) hero Serengeti Empress could target the $700,000 Acorn (GI) on the undercard of the June 8 Belmont Stakes, according to trainer Tom Amoss. “She’ll just do some light training at Churchill Downs the rest of the month and we’ll look at (the Acorn) as a possible next target,” […]

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Cotillion-Bound Monomoy Girl ‘Strong’ In Five-Furlong Work At Churchill

Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ ultra-classy Monomoy Girl, winner of the May 4 Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) and top contender for the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (GI), worked a sharp five furlongs in 1:00.20 Sunday morning at Churchill Downs for trainer Brad Cox. With regular jockey Florent Geroux aboard, Monomoy […]

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CCA Oaks Likely Next For Kentucky Oaks, Acorn Winner Monomoy Girl

Leading 3-year-old filly Monomoy Girl is in good order following her two-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn at Belmont Park, trainer Brad Cox said Sunday. Saturday’s win was the third straight Grade 1 for the chestnut Tapizar filly, also including a 5 ½-length romp in the Ashland on April 7 at Keeneland and […]

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Monomoy Girl Takes Third G1 In A Row With Acorn Victory

Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl has now tallied three top-level victories in a row for up-and-coming trainer Brad Cox, including the trainer’s first Grade 1 in the Ashland at Keeneland. On Saturday, the 3-year-old daughter of Tapizar secured a two-length win as the 1-2 favorite in the Grade 1 Acorn Stakes on the Belmont Stakes […]

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Oaks Winner Takes On Juvenile Filly Champ In Acorn Stakes

Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl will try to maintain her perfect 3-year-old season in the one mile, Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn presented by Nassau County IDA, as part of a field of seven in Race 4 on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park. The multiple Grade 1 winner will make her Belmont debut […]

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After ‘Building Block’ 2018 Debut, Champion Caledonia Road Set To Battle Kentucky Oaks Winner In Acorn

Reigning 2-year-old champion filly Caledonia Road continues to progress on her journey back to stakes company in the Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn for sophomore fillies at a mile on June 9, where she’s expected to face Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl and two-time Grade 1 winner Moonshine Memories, among others. The 3-year-old Quality […]

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