Starlight Racing

‘It’s Up To Him Now’: Justify Adds Ear Plugs, Remains Solid In Friday Gallop

So far, so good. Belmont Stakes favorite Justify has done everything that has been asked of him thus far, including winning the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes. Will he be racing’s 13th Triple Crown victor? “This is the best he’s been,” trainer Bob Baffert told drf.com on Friday morning. “It’s up to him now. […]

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Connections Of Triple Crown Contender Justify Pledge To Support New Vocations

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced today that all five of Justify’s owning connections, as well as trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith, have committed to donating a percentage of earnings from the Belmont Stakes to support the program’s mission to rehab, retrain and rehome retired racehorses. WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Starlight Racing, […]

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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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Preakness Notes: Justify Has Visitors; Lone Sailor, Givemeaminit On The Fence

Kentucky Derby (G1) hero Justify had his final scheduled walk day Wednesday at Churchill Downs before resuming training Thursday in preparation for the 143rd Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course. Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes said that trainer Bob Baffert’s plans call for Justify to gallop Thursday morning at 7:30, after Churchill’s first track renovation break. Barnes said everything is good with Justify, who […]

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On To Pimlico For Justify: Baffert A Perfect 4-For-4 In Preakness With Kentucky Derby Winners

WinStar Farm, China Horse Club International, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing’s Justify, an historic winner of the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, is bound for legendary Pimlico Race Course for the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, the 143rd Preakness Stakes (G1) Saturday, May 19. In a phone call to Hall […]

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‘Extremely Impressive’ Justify Wins Santa Anita Allowance By 6 1/2 Lengths

In one of the most impressive efforts by any 3-year-old, anywhere this year, Bob Baffert’s striking chestnut colt Justify thoroughly dominated four other sophomores by 6 ½ lengths Sunday at Santa Anita as he stretched out to a flat mile in a $56,000 first condition allowance.  With the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby looming on April […]

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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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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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‘We’re Going For It’: Neolithic Headed To Dubai World Cup

Starlight Racing’s Neolithic, a 4-year-old son of Harlan’s Holiday, has rebounded well from a strong third-place finish in the inaugural Pegasus World Cup in January, according to bloodhorse.com. Owner Jack Wolf and trainer Todd Pletcher have decided to send the colt across the ocean to contest the $10 million Dubai World Cup on March 25, […]

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G3 Winner Uncle Vinny Retired To Stonewall’s Prestige Stallions

Uncle Vinny, winner of the G3 Sanford Stakes, has been retired from racing, owner Starlight Racing told bloodhorse.com. The 4-year-old son of Uncle Mo will stand at Stonewall’s Prestige Stallions near Ocala, Fla. for a $4,000 fee, stands and nurses. “Uncle Vinny provided our partners with many thrills during his racing career, and we are […]

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