Peter Pan

Blended Citizen, Sisterson Reunite At Keeneland Ahead Of Sycamore

Before going out on his own in 2018, the last horse Jack Sisterson saddled for his boss, Doug O’Neill, was Blended Citizen. Fast-forward a little more than a year and guess who has taken up residence in Sisterson’s Calumet Farm barn adjacent to Keeneland? “Blended Citizen came here about two weeks before he ran at […]

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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, 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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Man O’ War Ride Nets Joel Rosario Jockey Of The Week Title

After winning the only Grade 1 race of the week and leading across all metrics, Joel Rosario was chosen as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for May 6 – 12, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization […]

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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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Weekend Lineup: Man O’ War Racing Festival

Belmont Park holds the lion’s share of attention this week with five stakes races – four graded – comprising the Man o’ War Racing Festival, highlighted by the Grade 1, $700,000 Man o’ War Stakes. America’s Day at the Races will provide live coverage of the Man o’ War Racing Festival from 4 – 5 […]

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‘Faith In My Horse’: Frey Excited For First Grade 1 Mount In Belmont Stakes

Of the more than 4,100 races jockey Kyle Frey has ridden, the 150th running of the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, presented by NYRA Bets, will be the most significant ride of his life. Frey, 26, will be riding in his first Grade 1 on Saturday, June 9, when he is given a leg up by […]

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Peter Pan Winner Blended Citizen Lays Down Sharp Half-Mile For Belmont Stakes

Trainer Doug O’Neill said he is happy with his multiple graded stakes winner and Belmont Stakes hopeful Blended Citizen, who offered his first workout since his 1 ½-length victory in the Grade 3 Peter Pan at Belmont Park on May 12. The Proud Citizen colt threw a speedy half-mile in 47.55 seconds over Belmont’s main […]

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Peter Pan Winner Blended Citizen, Derby Seventh Hofburg Under Consideration For Belmont

California-based trainer Doug O’Neill will keep Saturday’s Grade 3 Peter Pan winner Blended Citizen “right where he is,” and point to the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 9. The colt enjoyed a nice quiet Sunday morning at Belmont Park with a brisk walk and some grazing alongside his groom Danny Robles. The colt will remain at Belmont […]

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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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