Henny Hughes

‘Consistent’ Jessica Krupnick Holds On To MATCH Series Overall Championship

One week after taking the lead in the race for the 2018 MATCH Series overall championship, Sycamore Racing V’s Jessica Krupnick held off challenges by three horses in three different divisions to make it official. Trained by Tres Abbott at Fair Hill Training Center, Jessica Krupnick on Sept. 15 finished second in the Roamin Rachel […]

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Jordan’s Henny Surprises At 50-1 In Hurricane Bertie

Erv Woolsey and Ralph Kinder’s homebred Jordan’s Henny provided a 50-1 surprise when she closed down the stretch to defeat 8-5 favorite Curlin’s Approval by a half-length, winning the Grade 3 Hurricane Bertie this Saturday at Gulfstream. The 4-year-old daughter of Henny Hughes, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione for trainer Michael Tomlinson, covered seven furlongs over […]

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Chitu’s First Reported Foal A Colt In Ocala

Bridlewood Farm’s Chitu sired his first reported foal Friday, Jan. 6th when a chestnut colt was born at Hacienda De La Oca Farm in Ocala, FL. “He is very nice and getting nicer every day. Very correct and balanced, and lots of energy,” said John Ocasio, breeder of the colt from the Silver Train mare […]

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Beholder Arrives At Spendthrift To Begin Her Broodmare Career

Three-time Breeders’ Cup winning mare Beholder arrived at Kentucky’s Spendthrift Farm on Monday, ready to begin her new career as a broodmare. Beholder retired on a high note, nosing out the previously undefeated Songbird in a thrilling stretch duel in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. Overall, the mare boasts a record of 18 wins and six […]

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‘They Better Have Their Running Shoes On’: Mandella Remains Confident In Beholder

Though Beholder has lost her last three consecutive races, trainer Richard Mandella told the Los Angeles Daily News that he is far from giving up on the star 6-year-old mare. After all, the daughter of Henny Hughes lost to one of the best horses in training in California Chrome, and a pair of photos to […]

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Four To Challenge Beholder In ‘Win And You’re In’ Clement L. Hirsch

Champion Stellar Wind and three other older fillies and mares were entered Wednesday morning to face Spendthrift Farm’s mighty Beholder in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes. The 1 1/16-mile main track event, won by Beholder in 2015 as a stepping stone to her historic victory over males in the TVG Pacific Classic, […]

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Diva Express, I’m A Looker Dead Heat In Winning Colors Stakes

John Oxley’s Diva Express, a 4-year-old daughter of Afleet Express, and Glenmare Farm’s I’m A Looker, a 4-year-old daughter of Henny Hughes, were declared to have dead-heated for the win in Saturday’s Grade 3 Winning Colors Stakes at Churchill Downs. The two fillies, trained by Mark Casse and Patrick Dupuy, respectively, stopped the clock in […]

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Beholder Takes Adoration As She Pleases In 2016 Debut

Making her 2016 debut, Spendthrift Farm’s star mare Beholder took down Santa Anita’s Grade 3 Adoration Stakes under a hand ride from Gary Stevens, barely breaking a sweat the Sunday after Derby. The 6-year-old daughter of Henny Hughes covered 8 1/2 furlongs in 1:42.73 for trainer Richard Mandella, winning by 2 1/2 lengths on the […]

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Beholder ‘In Good Shape’ For 2016 Debut Sunday After Derby

Santa Anita Park, which showcased champions California Chrome, Nyquist, Runhappy and Songbird at its 2016 Winter Meet, hopes to focus on that same theme when it begins its 41-day Spring Meet on Thursday, May 5, two days before the 142nd Kentucky Derby, which fans can watch and wager on at The Great Race Place when […]

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Second Breeze For Beholder, 6-Year-Old ‘Couldn’t Look Any Better’

Three-time Eclipse Award winner Beholder had her second breeze in preparation for her return to the races at age six, going three furlongs Saturday morning in 36.80, breezing, for Richard Mandella, who has the Grade I Vanity Stakes on June 4 as a long-range goal. “A lot of rain is coming so we went ahead […]

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