John Terranova

Killybegs Captain ‘Training Phenomenal’ For Grade 1 Carter

Trainer John Terranova will look to hit the ground running at the Belmont spring meet with Curragh Stables’ graded-stakes winner Killybegs Captain, who is pointed to the Grade 1, $250,000 Runhappy Carter Handicap, a seven-furlong sprint for 4-year-olds and upward on June 6. The Runhappy Carter Handicap offers a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint. […]

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Belmont: Terranova Working On Logistics For Potential Oaklawn Runners

Curragh Stables’ graded-stakes winner Killybegs Captain worked five-eighths in 1:00.97 Saturday on the Belmont Park dirt training track in Elmont, N.Y., for trainer John Terranova. Killybegs Captain, who recently returned from Dubai where he was a contender for the Dubai Golden Shaheen on the canceled Dubai World Cup undercard, is under consideration for the Grade […]

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Back From Dubai, Killybegs Captain Has Oaklawn’s Count Fleet Sprint On Radar

Curragh Stables’ Killybegs Captain worked a sharp half-mile in 47.96 Saturday on the dirt training track at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., and trainer John Terranova said the graded-stakes winner is under consideration for the Grade 3, $350,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap, a six-furlong sprint for 4-year-olds and up slated for April 18 at Oaklawn Park. “We […]

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Stan The Man Triumphant Off The Layoff In Queens County Stakes

Long Lake Stable’s Stan the Man returned from a six-month layoff to earn his first career stakes win in Saturday’s $125,000 Queens County at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by John Terranova and patiently piloted by Dylan Davis, Stan the Man entered the nine-furlong test for 3-year-olds and upward from an even fifth in the Grade 2 […]

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Killybegs Captain Battles His Way To De Francis Victory

Jockey Eric Cancel’s instructions prior to Saturday’s $250,000 Xpressbet Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) at Laurel Park couldn’t have been simpler. Given the call on Curragh Stables’ Killybegs Captain, a horse he rode to a pair of third-place finishes in graded-stakes earlier this summer for trainer John Terranova, Cancel followed his orders perfectly. […]

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Terranova Lands Constitution Colt For $340,000 To Top First Session Of Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearlings Sale

With roughly a third of the overall catalog going through the ring during the first of two sessions at the Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearlings Sale, the most accurate phrase to describe the marketplace is perhaps “to be continued.” From a relatively small comparative sample size of 97 horses offered during Sunday’s session, average and median […]

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Funny Guy Stretches Out For Wednesday’s NYSS Cab Calloway

Gatsas Stables, R. A. Hill Stable and Swick Stable’s Funny Guy will stretch out in distance in his second turf start in Wednesday’s $100,000 Cab Calloway division of the New York Stallion Stakes Series for state-bred sophomores going one mile over the Mellon turf course. The John Terranova-trained son of 2008 Kentucky Derby winner Big […]

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‘Crafty’ Broadway Run Steps Up For Thursday’s Intercontinental

Curragh Stables’ Broadway Run will look to build on her success in taking a step up in class as she makes her graded stakes debut in the Grade 3, $200,000 Intercontinental for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up on Thursday at Belmont Park. The sixth running of the Intercontinental is one of three stakes on […]

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Funny Guy Laughs Last In NYSS Times Square

Gatsas Stables, R. A. Hill Stable and Swick Stable’s Funny Guy prevailed in a stirring stretch duel with Blindwillie McTell to capture Saturday’s $200,000 Times Square division of the New York Stallion Series Stakes in the final race of the Aqueduct Racetrack spring meet. Dismissed at odds of 13-1 in the 6 1/2-furlong main-track sprint […]

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