Peter Pan Stakes

Bloodlines: Global Campaign Furthers Curlin’s Still-Growing Legacy

Cue the pulsing base rhythm. First one, then a second, golden lamp-like eye opens in the dark. Then the leviathan stretches itself in the darkness with a sound like the gentle rustling of a tide, and a soft and deep nicker fills the stall. Wait, that’s not a shark sound. No, it’s far worse; it’s […]

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Pletcher: Beaten Peter Pan Favorite Intrepid Heart ‘Bred Top And Bottom’ For Belmont Distance

Trainer Todd Pletcher has indicated that Intrepid Heart, the beaten favorite when finishing third in Saturday’s G3 Peter Pan Stakes, could join the cast for the 2019 Belmont Stakes. According to drf.com, Pletcher thought that the 3-year-old son of Tapit was mostly compromised by his immaturity, rather than a stumble at the start. “Johnny (Velazquez, jockey) […]

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‘He’ll Run All Day’: Late-Running Sir Winston Possible For Belmont Stakes

Tracy Farmer’s Sir Winston will target the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont after a late-closing second in the Grade 3 Peter Pan behind Global Campaign, according to trainer Mark Casse. The homebred son of Awesome Again was well off the pace in the Peter Pan and displayed an effective turn of foot in the final […]

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Global Campaign’s Peter Pan Win Could Put ‘Talented Horse’ In Belmont Mix

Sagamore Farm and WinStar Farm’s Global Campaign is doing well following his 1 ¼-length win in Saturday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Peter Pan for 3-year-olds, trainer Stanley Hough said Sunday morning. Making just his fourth career start, the Curlin colt appeared to clip heels at one point during the Peter Pan, though his conditioner said Global […]

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Intrepid Heart Comes To The Peter Pan With Impressive Lineage

After two impressive wins to start his career, Robert and Lawanna Low’s Intrepid Heart will seek a graded stakes caliber victory when he headlines a field of five in Saturday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Peter Pan at Belmont Park. Trained by Todd Pletcher, the 3-year-old son of Tapit enters the 1 1/8- mile test for sophomores […]

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Bourbon War Pointing For Peter Pan; Strike Power To True North

Trainer Mark Hennig could not have been more excited to get Strike Power back to the winner’s circle following an eight-month layoff. Owned by Courtlandt Farm, the 4-year-old son of Speightstown was victorious in a six-furlong allowance event on April 25 at Gulfstream Park – his first start since a distant ninth in the Better […]

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Blended Citizen, Draft Pick Headline Los Alamitos Derby Nominees

Graded stakes winners Blended Citizen and Draft Pick are among the 11 3-year-olds nominated to the $150,000-guaranteed Los Alamitos Derby. The Grade III, which is scheduled for 1 1/8 miles, will be run for the fifth time at Los Alamitos Saturday, July 14. Owned by C R K Stable LLC and trained by Peter Eurton, Draft […]

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Public Workout A Mental Advantage For ‘Cadillac’ Blended Citizen

The SayJay Racing, Greg Hall and Brooke Hubbard-owned Blended Citizen, winner of the Grade 3 Peter Pan on May 12, breezed a commanding five furlongs in 1:00.64 over the Belmont Park main track just before the first race on Saturdayafternoon, his final serious move before his anticipated start in Saturday’s 150th running of the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes. The […]

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A Raving Beauty Nails U.S. Debut In Beaugay; Blended Citizen Easy Winner In Peter Pan

Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables’ A Raving Beauty capitalized on her first start in the United States for trainer Chad Brown, scoring a three-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 3 Beaugay Stakes at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old daughter of Mastercraftsman, ridden by Irad Ortiz, was the second choice at 5-2; favorite and stablemate Inflexibility […]

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Weekend Lineup: Big Saturday At Belmont

This Saturday’s Grade 1 Man o’War Stakes at Belmont Park has drawn a competitive field of 10 for the 11-furlong turf challenge. Morning-line favorite Hi Happy, a multiple Group 1 winner in Argentina now in the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, most recently dominated the G2 Pan American at Gulfstream, and distance does not look […]

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