Bashford Manor Stakes

‘Intelligent’ Phantom Boss Ships East To Win Bashford Manor

Southern California invader Phantom Boss inched clear in the final eighth of a mile to win Saturday’s 118th running of the $125,000 Bashford Manor (Grade III) on closing day at Churchill Downs’ 38-day Spring Meet to beat Rowdy Yates by three-quarters of a length. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Phantom Boss ran six furlongs over a […]

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Hancock Brothers Could Sweep Closing Day Juvenile Stakes At Churchill

Saturday’s closing-day stakes at Churchill Downs could be preps for Ellis Park’s 2-year-old stakes in August. When one of the Hancock brothers, trainers John and Jack, has a young horse running in June, you know Ellis Park is likely in the plans as a subsequent start. The Hancocks are third-generation horsemen who make their family’s […]

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Juveniles Clash In 118th Bashford Manor On Churchill Downs’ Closing Day

Designated Hitters Racing’s $125,000 Kentucky Juvenile hero Rookie Salsa tops a field of 10 2-year-olds that were entered in Saturday’s 118th running of the $125,000 Bashford Manor (Grade III) – part of a trio of stakes races on closing day of the 38-day Spring Meet at Churchill Downs.  The six-furlong Bashford Manor, carded as Race 11 at 5:59 […]

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Sir Truebadour Gives Asmussen Record-Equalling Fifth Bashford Manor Win

Whispering Oaks Farm LLC’s Sir Truebadour led every step of the way in Saturday’s 117th running of the $100,000 Bashford Manor (Grade III) on closing day at Churchill Downs’ 38-day Spring Meet to beat Mr Chocolate Chip by two lengths and give Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen an impressive fifth win in the nation’s […]

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Norm Casse Looking For First Career Stakes Win In Bashford Manor

Trainer Norm Casse began training on his own in late March but is already attempting to win his first stakes race with 2-year-old maiden winner Tales of Chaucer, who is the 4-1 second choice on the morning line in Saturday’s $100,000 Bashford Manor (Grade III) at Churchill Downs. “If Tales of Chaucer runs back to […]

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Bashford Manor Features Baker’s Dozen; Nine Entered In Debutante

An intriguing field of 13 2-year-olds, led by swift maiden winners Tales of Chaucer, Shanghaied Roo and Toothless Wonder, along with upset Kentucky Juvenile winner Weiland, have been entered in Saturday’s 117th renewal of the $100,000 Bashford Manor (Grade III) – the anchor of a stakes tripleheader that highlights closing day of the 38-day Spring Meet at Churchill Downs. The six-furlong Bashford […]

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Stakes Sweep Earns Albarado Jockey Of The Week Title

A sweep of three stakes on closing night of the Churchill spring meet earned Robby Albarado the title of Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for June 26 – July 2, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents […]

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Albarado Sweeps Trio Of Churchill Stakes Friday Night After Weather Delay

Jockey Robby Albarado captured all three stakes races on the closing night of Churchill Downs’ spring meet Friday evening, beating out not only his fellow riders but also a one-hour weather delay as severe thunderstorms crashed down on the Louisville area before the eighth race, the Debutante Stakes. “We’ve had a great night and it was […]

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Ten City Stays Perfect With Bashford Manor Victory

Tommie Lewis’ promising juvenile Ten City followed his seven-length maiden in April with a professional 1 ½-length triumph as the 1-2 favorite in the Grade 3 Bashford Manor. Trained by Kenny McPeek and ridden by Robby Albarado, Ten City ran six furlongs over a fast main track in 1:10.45 to beat 7-5 second choice Copper Bullet. […]

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Runaway Maiden Winner Copper Bullet Headlines Friday’s Bashford Manor

Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen will attempt to win the $100,000 Bashford Manor Presented by GE Appliances (Grade III) for an impressive fifth time when he saddles eye-catching eight-length maiden winner Copper Bullet against five others, including well-meant juveniles Mo Diddley and Ten City, in Friday night’s 116th renewal of the six-furlong sprint for […]

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