Tom Proctor

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Size Isn’t Everything When They Run Big

At Thoroughbred sales, size really does matter. Young horses generally need to be at least of average height for their age to attract notice, and those that are particularly diminutive just don’t get as much attention. In the case of the filly Abscond, Jerry Romans, Jr. was willing to overlook her short stature.  He picked […]

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Track Record-Setting Caribou Club Could Target Breeders’ Cup Mile

Glen Hill Farm’s multiple graded-stakes winning homebred Caribou Club, coming off back-to-back record-setting performances, could be headed for the Breeders’ Cup off his come-from-behind triumph in the $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) Saturday at Laurel Park. Glen Hill president Craig Bernick said Sunday that the gelded 5-year-old son of Grade 1 winner City Zip […]

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Caribou Club Lowers Laurel’s Track Record In BWI Turf Cup

Glen Hill Farm homebred Caribou Club managed to hold on by a head over Frontier Market in Saturday’s Grade 3 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup, winning his third race of the season at odds of 7-2. The 5-year-old gelding by City Zip, ridden by Feargal Lynch and conditioned by Tom Proctor, set a new track record […]

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Chicago Style Seeks Back-To-Back Grade 2 Victories in San Gabriel

Glen Hill Farm’s homebred Chicago Style, who comes off a solid Grade II win and has made the most of limited career opportunities, heads a field of 10 older horses in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Gabriel Stakes at a mile and one eighth on turf. Trained by Tom Proctor, Chicago Style has won six […]

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Caribou Club Gets The Trip For Seabiscuit Triumph

Glen Hill Farm’s Caribou Club, benefitting from a trouble-free trip under the expert guidance of jockey Joe Talamo, asserted himself in the stretch to win the Grade II $200,000 Seabiscuit Handicap in decisive fashion Saturday at Del Mar. Able to save ground for most of the mile and one-sixteenth journey over the infield Jimmy Durante […]

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Favored Chicago Style Captures Hollywood Turf Cup With Strong Late Run

Glen Hill Farm’s 9-5 favored Chicago Style, under a well-timed ride by jockey Drayden Van Dyke, rallied powerfully in the stretch to forge ahead in the final strides and win the featured Grade II $200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup Friday at Del Mar near San Diego, Calif. Outrun in the early stages of the mile and […]

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‘Student Of The Game’: Q & A With Jockey Drayden Van Dyke

23-year-old jockey Drayden Van Dyke recently met with Santa Anita’s Zoe Cadman and Alexis Garske for observations from one of So-Cal’s brightest young stars, well on his way to becoming one of racing’s signature riders. Much has been made of the mentors who have guided you, but what have you learned on your own? “I’ve […]

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Ex-Claimer Vasilika Shopping For Seventh Straight In Rodeo Drive

In what could be the most competitive Grade 1 event of the day at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., Saturday’s $300,000 Rodeo Drive Stakes has attracted eight fillies and mares three and up and is headed by Jerry Hollendorfer’s streaking Vasilika and Tom Proctor’s classy Cambodia. The Rodeo Drive is a “Win and You’re In” […]

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Cambodia Absolutely Dominant In Repeat Yellow Ribbon Score

Returning to her favorite turf course at Del Mar, Winter Quarter Farm’s Cambodia totally dominated her rivals in Saturday’s Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon Stakes, winning the race for the second year in a row. The 6-year-old daughter of War Front was off as the 8-5 favorite under Drayden Van Dyke; she stalked the pace and […]

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