Dennis’ Moment To Be Ridden by Flavien Prat In Fountain Of Youth

Dennis’ Moment is scheduled to start in the G2 Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 29, but his regular rider Irad Ortiz, Jr. will be out of the country riding the Saudi Cup card. According to, trainer Dale Romans has lined up jockey Flavien Prat to ride the Albaugh Family Stable’s 3-year-old […]

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Dennis’ Moment Returns To Romans’ Barn At Gulfstream Park

Promising 2-year-old Dennis’ Moment has returned from his winter vacation and is back in trainer Dale Romans’ care. Jason Loutsch, racing manager for the Albaugh Family Stables, Tweeted a photo of the Tiznow colt upon his arrival at Gulfstream Park. Plans call for Dennis’ Moment to make his 2020 debut in the G2 Fountain of […]

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Dennis’ Moment ‘Well Within Himself’ In Bullet Workout At Santa Anita

Each week Albaugh Family Stables’ electrifying 2-year-old colt Dennis’ Moment seems to work faster while making the exercise look easier on the lead-up to the $2 million TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita. Right after Dennis’ Moment worked a half-mile under exercise rider Tammy Fox, trainer Dale Romans wondered aloud what […]

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Romans ‘Trying Not To Look Too Far Ahead’ With Iroquois Winner Dennis’ Moment

Churchill Downs’ all-time leading trainer Dale Romans reported Sunday morning that Albaugh Family Stable’s Dennis’ Moment will target the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I) following his 1 ¾-length score in Saturday’s $200,000 Iroquois (GIII) – the kickoff of the “Road to the Kentucky Derby.” “He’s just such a smart horse at this stage […]

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Albaugh Hopes Juvenile Dennis’ Moment ‘Can Now Live Up To The Hype’

The most publicized horse on the backstretch of Churchill Downs over the last two months was striking maiden winner Dennis’ Moment. On Saturday, the 2-year-old colt will see if he can live up to the hype as the 9-5 morning line favorite in the $200,000 Iroquois (Grade III). “It’s exciting to be right in this […]

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Cairo Cat Posts 17-1 Upset In Iroquois To Kick Off Road To The Kentucky Derby

Kicking off the points race on the “Road to the Kentucky Derby,” Walking L Thoroughbreds’ Cairo Cat got up late at odds of 17-1 to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs. The juvenile son of Cairo Prince, ridden by Brian Hernandez, came up the rail and angled out to run down determined […]

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Modem Looks To Go One Better In Thursday’s A.P. Smithwick

Robert Kinsley’s Modem will look to take the next step coming off five straight runner-up efforts when he headlines a seven-horse field in the Grade 1, $175,000 A.P. Smithwick Memorial on Thursday at Saratoga Race Course. The first steeplechase graded stakes at Saratoga’s 40-day meet, the 22nd running of the 2 1/16-mile hurdle stakes will […]

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The Tabulator Holds On For Iroquois Victory

Carolyn Wilson’s The Tabulator raced a bit greenly late, drifting toward the center of the track, but held on to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs. The first race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby and a “Win and You’re In” contest, the Iroquois offers a berth to the Breeders’ Cup […]

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Weekend Lineup: Milers And Juveniles

This weekend’s racing action features five North American opportunities to earn automatic berths into the Breeders’ Cup this fall at Del Mar. The G3 Iroquois Stakes Saturday at Churchill Downs is a “Win and You’re In” to the BC Juvenile, and offers a full field of ten 2-year-olds. Saratoga Special runner-up Hollywood Star is the […]

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