Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes

Whitmore Up Just In Time For Ogden Phoenix Victory

Robert LaPenta, Southern Springs Stables and Head of Plains Partners’ Whitmore had a great head bob at the wire to win Friday’s Grade 2 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix by a nose at odds of 3-1. The 4-year-old son of Pleasantly Perfect, ridden by Manny Franco, broke from the widest post in the 11-horse field, stayed […]

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Lexington’s Phoenix Festival Honors Man O’ War, Grooms Harbut And Graves

Celebrating the great racehorse Man o’ War and honoring two of his grooms are the centerpiece of this year’s Phoenix Festival Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. ET at the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden on East Third Street in Lexington, Ky. The event is free and open to the public. In keeping with its mission […]

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A. P. Indian Throws Down Sixth Win In A Row In Record-Setting Ogden Phoenix

Richard Masson’s homebred A. P. Indian had to be very tough in Friday’s Grade 2 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix, as he was shuffled back along the inside around the far turn, angled out at the head of the lane and caught pressure from a very game Limousine Liberal late in the race. At the wire, […]

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A.P. Indian Goes For Sixth Straight Win In G2 Phoenix Stakes

Green Lantern Stables’ homebred A.P. Indian, winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) and Forego (G1) at Saratoga in his past two races, headlines a field of seven sprinters entered Tuesday for Friday’s 164th running of the $250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2) on opening day of Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet. The six-furlong dirt test […]

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Sprint: Runhappy Lays Down ‘Explosive’ Work

Working at Keeneland for the second consecutive Wednesday, James McIngvale’s Runhappy became the talk of nearly everyone watching him when he breezed six furlongs in 1:09.80. The move came after the 3-year-old Super Saver colt, expected to make his next start in the $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) on Oct. 31, was vanned […]

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Guilt Trip Among Trio to Join Red River Farm Stallion Roster

Jay Adcock’s Red River Farm in Coushhata, La., has added three new stallions to its roster for 2015: Grade 2 Strub Stakes winner Guilt Trip, two-time G3 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes winner Sum of the Parts, and two-time graded stakes placed Cameo Appearance. Guilt Trip, a 5-year-old son of Pulpit out of Mysterieuse Etoile, […]

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BC Sprint: Sum of the Parts Repeats in Phoenix

In the Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix, Sum of the Parts became the first horse since Zuppardo’s Prince (1980-81) to win the race in consecutive years and sixth in the history of the race at Keeneland. Trained by Tom Amoss and ridden by Leandro Goncalves, Sum of the Parts held off Laugh Track by 1ΒΌ lengths […]

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Sum of the Parts cruises to victory in Phoenix Stakes

Sum of the Parts took the lead out of the gate and never looked back as he cruised to an easy victory in the $175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland Oct. 5. The victory earned the son of Speightstown an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Santa […]

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Phoenix rising: Aikenite returns from retirement in Keeneland stake

Multiple graded stakes winner Aikenite returns to the racing scene on Friday when he lines up in the $175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland. The 5-year-old horse by Yes It’s True was retired by Dogwood Stable in March with the idea of standing him at stud. With no immediate interest among […]

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NZ-bred Hoofit steals Phoenix Stakes, lands BC berth

Longshot Hoofit skimmed the rail under Edgar Prado and won a head bob on the wire to upset the Grade 3, $175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes on Keeneland’s opening day card Friday. Going off at 11-1, Hoofit earned a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint with the photo-finish victory over 2-1 second choice Aikenite, […]

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