Jack Wolf

Improbable Returns To Track For ‘Light Gallop,’ Barnes Says Colt ‘Ready To Go’

Improbable, who is expected to be installed as the morning-line favorite following Wednesday’s post-position draw for Saturday’s 144th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, went back to the track for a mile gallop Tuesday at sunrise, the day after working a leisurely half-mile in 51.80 seconds at Churchill Downs. “He galloped a very light mile,” […]

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‘There Are Going To Be Ebbs And Flows’: Pletcher Hoping Derby Trail Slump Makes Him Better

Trainer Todd Pletcher said he has scrutinized every facet of an operation that produced a record seven Eclipse Awards in a remarkable stretch from 2004-’14 but recently showed evidence of decline. A dazzling spring last year in which Noble Indy won the Louisiana Derby, Audible the Florida Derby, Vino Rosso the Wood Memorial and Magnum […]

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Cutting Humor Sets New Track Record In Sunland Derby

Starlight Racing’s Cutting Humor gave trainer Todd Pletcher his first win of the 2019 Kentucky Derby prep season on Sunday, fending off a late run from Anothertwistafate to win the G3 Sunland Derby by a head on the wire. The 3-year-old son of First Samurai was just behind a rapid early pace and came flying […]

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Starlight Racing Following Family Line To Acquire Part-Interest In Yoshida

Starlight Racing has acquired a part-interest in Yoshida, 5-2 favorite for Saturday’s $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1), from WinStar Farm, which campaigns the 5-year-old horse with China Horse Club International and Head of Plains Racing. The addition of Starlight gives Yoshida the same ownership as 2018 Florida Derby winner Audible, who is […]

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‘Unbelievable Experience’: Louisville-Based Owners Enjoying The Ride With Justify

Starlight Racing bought into Justify in March of this year, after the Scat Daddy colt won his first race by 9 1/2 lengths. Now, managing partner Jack Wolf, a high school graduate in Louisville, Ky., is enjoying his opportunity to share the Triple Crown dream with partners like 90-year-old Bo Nixon and his son, Ted […]

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Thoroughbred Idea Foundation Created; To Tackle Major Industry Challenges

The Thoroughbred industry is facing serious problems, bordering on a crisis. According to the Jockey Club, the North American foal crop is projected to be 21,500 in 2018 compared to 35,274 (-39 percent) in 2008. North American handle was $11.5 billion last year compared to $14.3 billion (-19 percent) in 2008. A 2011 McKinsey study […]

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Interest In Holy Bull Winner Audible, Highly Regarded Justify Sold To Starlight Racing

Starlight Racing has reached an agreement with SF Bloodstock to purchase an interest in promising 3-year-old colts Audible and Justify also owned in partnership with WinStar Farm and China Horse Club.  “We have had a lot of success partnering with WinStar in the past,” said Jack Wolf, the managing partner of Starlight Racing. “We are […]

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Neolithic Retired; Stud Plans In The Works For Winner Of Over $2.2 Million

A winner in three of 12 lifetime starts, Neolithic had been pointing to the world’s richest race in late January. Instead, co-owner Jack Wolf told bloodhorse.com that the colt would be retired due to minor physical issues. Stallion plans for the 4-year-old by Harlan’s Holiday have not yet been announced. “I don’t think he stands in […]

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Patience, Perseverance, And Microchips: Eight Aftercare Takeaways From Equestricon

The aftercare world in the United States has grown tremendously in the past five to ten years, but it’s still got some evolving to do. That was the theme at a panel discussion during this week’s Equestricon conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Representatives from different parts of the sport gathered to discuss perspectives from on […]

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Qatar Racing Purchases Half-Interest In Dubai World Cup Contender Neolithic

According to a Starlight Racing press release, the ownership group has reached an agreement to sell a half interest in Dubai World Cup contender Neolithic to Qatar Racing. Neolithic, a 4-year-old son of former Starlight Racing color-bearer Harlan’s Holiday, exits a third-place finish in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 28 […]

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