I Want Revenge

Talamo: ‘I Learned You’re Not in the Derby Till the Gates Open’

It took some time for Joe Talamo to fully absorb the 11th-hour incident that cost him a ride on the favorite in the 2009 Kentucky Derby. Chalk it up to youth, inexperience, naiveté or maturity beyond his years, but the young riding star took it in stride when I Want Revenge was scratched due to […]

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Iavarone: I Want Revenge retired

I Want Revenge, winner of the 2009 Wood Memorial, has been retired. Owner Michael Iavarone said he retired sound. Stud plans have not yet been made for I Want Revenge, says the Daily Racing Form. I Want Revenge was the morning line favorite for the 2009 Kentucky Derby but was forced to scratch the day […]

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Charles Town stewards scratch I Want Revenge, say Tony Dutrow not the trainer

Former morning line favorite for the Kentucky Derby I Want Revenge will be scratched from the upcoming Harrison Johnson Memorial at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races by the Charles Town Board of Stewards. I Want Revenge had made his previous six career starts for trainer Richard Dutrow but was entered in the Harrison Johnson […]

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Godolphin takes Godolphin Mile with Skysurfers

Skysurfers outlasted Mufarrh in a stretch duel to win the Group 2, $1 million Godolphin Mile at Meydan racecourse Saturday. Under Frankie Dettori, Skysurfers stalked a slow pace set by Conveyance.  In mid-stretch, Skysurfers and Mufarrh broke away from the field and battled to the wire, with Skysurfers prevailing a half a length.  Red Jazz […]

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I Want Revenge headed to Dubai Godolphin Mile

Having originally been pointed towards the Dubai World Cup, connections for I Want Revenge have instead pointed the once Derby favorite I Want Revenge towards the Dubai Godolphin Mile. “I’m really disappointed I Want Revenge did not get invited to the World Cup,” Dutrow said on Wednesday according to the Daily Racing Form. “I don’t […]

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Dutrow wants to send two to Dubai

Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. says he’s planning to ship sprinter Stadivinsky to Dubai for the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint on the Dubai World Cup undercard next month.  He’s also hoping I Want Revenge will be invited to the world’s richest race. I Want Revenge has already been invited to run in the Godolphin Mile, […]

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Dubai WC: Giant Oak, no; I Want Revenge, yes

Trainer Chris Block says Donn Handicap winner Giant Oak will not be pointed to the Dubai World Cup in late March.  Instead, Block says Giant Oak’s mid-season goal will most likely be the Grade 1 Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs in June. However, the horse that finished fourth behind Giant Oak in the Donn is […]

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Giant Oak storms home in Donn Handicap

Giant Oak came with his patented late run and this time, he left no room for doubt or controversy, winning convincingly the Grade 1, $500,000 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream Park Saturday. Under Shaun Bridgmohan, Giant Oak came storming home outside the trio of Morning Line, Rule and I Want Revenge for a two-length victory in […]

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Could Square Eddie spring a Donn surprise?

After a brief retirement, Square Eddie came back to the track and broke the 6 1/2 furlong record at Santa Anita on Jan. 14. It was his first race in over a year. Now he’ll have to face some much stiffer competition with the likes of I Want Revenge, Fly Down, Rule, Morning Line, Giant […]

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