Get Stormy

Get Stormy ready to defend Maker’s 46 Mile title

Sullimar Stables’ Get Stormy will take on six rivals Friday when he defends his title in the 24th running of the $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile (G1). The Maker’s 46 Mile is scheduled as the ninth race on Friday’s 10-race program with a 5:13 p.m. (ET) post time. First post time is 1:05 p.m. A three-time […]

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Get Stormy, Hero of Order arrive at Keeneland

Sullimar Stable’s Get Stormy made his annual return to Keeneland on Tuesday with an eye toward defending his title in the $300,000, Grade 1 Maker’s 46 Mile (formerly the Maker’s Mark Mile) to be run here on Friday, April 13. “I think he is as good as he has ever been,” trainer Tom Bush said […]

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Get Stormy thunders home to win the Gulfstream Park Turf

Get Stormy led the way in the Grade 1 Gulfstream Park Turf, prevailing by a length over Hollinger. Big Blue Kitten finished third. Get Stormy, a 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, is trained by Thomas Bush for Sullimar Stable. Ramon Dominguez was the winning rider. Running time for the mile and one-eighth on the turf […]

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Boisterous, Get Stormy square off in Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap

Phipps Family Stable’s 5-year-old Boisterous ended his 2011 campaign with a pair of graded stakes victories on turf in New York and Sullimar Stable’s 6-year-old Get Stormy won a pair of Grade 1 turf stakes in Kentucky in the spring. The two high-class grass course runners meet as the likely favorites in a field of […]

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Breeder’s presence felt as Get Stormy runs at Keeneland

As Get Stormy tuned up Thursday for this weekend’s Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland, his connections have both joy and sadness in their hearts.  While they’re happy to see Get Stormy doing well coming off a game second in the Bernard Baruch at Saratoga, they’re also thinking about the recent passing of the horse’s breeder […]

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Get Stormy faces 10 rivals in title defense of Bernard Baruch

Press Release Get Stormy, winner of last year’s Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga Race Course, will attempt to defend his title Friday as he faces 10 foes in the $200,000, 1 1/8-mile turf race. The Sullimar Stable homebred was a front-running winner of the Grade 1 Makers Mark Mile at Keeneland on April […]

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Foolish Pleasure: NTRA Thoroughbred Poll way off base

At her Foolish Pleasure blog, Valerie Grash minces no words about the latest NTRA Thoroughbred Poll.  Grash says the fact that second-ranked Tizway is anywhere near the top of the poll is “utterly ridiculous” and that the five fillies and mares in the top ten have far outshone Tizway’s performances so far: “Yes, Tizway won […]

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Saratoga notes: Uncle Mo, Morning Line breeze; Get Stormy scratches

The latest news and notes on Saratoga’s race meet as provided by the New York Racing Association Thursday afternoon: Six days after his initial return to the worktab, Uncle Mo turned in his second breeze over Saratoga Race Course’s main track, covering four furlongs in 50.49 shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday morning. With exercise rider […]

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Saratoga: Overcrowding prompts new training policy for Oklahoma turf

A scary incident this week involving a loose horse on Saratoga’s Oklahoma turf training course has prompted officials to institute a new policy.  Beginning Wednesday, gallopers won’t be allowed on the turf, only workers. No horse or human was injured in Monday’s incident, but it pointed out an overcrowding problem that trainers and riders had […]

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Get Stormy, General Quarters head list of nominations for Firecracker Handicap

PRESS RELEASE The winners of the two most recent runnings of the Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic, Tom McCarthy’s General Quarters, who won the race in 2010, and Sullimar Stable’s 2011 winner Get Stormy head a list of 55 nominations for the 21st running of Churchill Downs’ $175,000-added Firecracker Handicap (GII). The one-mile race […]

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