Tom Proctor

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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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Out Of The Darkness, Into The Spotlight

In 2013 at Hollywood Park, Drayden Van Dyke could often be found in the jockey’s room riding the Equicizer. He liked to practice on the machine in the dark, so he could focus on the feel of the ride instead of visual cues. One day, Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith walked in to the […]

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Caribou Club Makes A Statement In Connaught Cup

Glen Hill Farm’s homebred Caribou Club captured the $175,000 Connaught Cup (Grade 2) in his Canadian debut, out-running defending champion Tower of Texas on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. With jockey Gary Boulanger aboard for trainer Tom Proctor, the forwardly-placed Caribou Club took command in the stretch and staved off the patent late kick of Tower of […]

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Horse Of A Lifetime Cambodia Brings Breeder Don Robinson Back To Pimlico For Gallorette

Don Robinson has been in the Thoroughbred racing business his entire life, a fourth-generation horseman who owns Winter Quarter Farm in Lexington, Ky. He’s better known as a breeder than a racehorse owner. But the 69-year-old Robinson will be at legendary Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., on Saturday with his owner’s cap on for Cambodia […]

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Compelled Comes From Behind For Mardi Gras Score

len Hill Farms’ Compelled fired off the bench to take the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Fat Tuesday feature- the $75,000 Mardi Gras Stakes, which is run at five-and-a-half furlongs for fillies and mares on the Stall-Wilson Turf Course. Trained by Tom Proctor and ridden to victory by Corey Lanerie, the 4-year-old daughter of War Front came from […]

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Former Proctor Assistant Lindsay Schultz Named Manager of Glen Hill Farm

Glen Hill Farm in Ocala, Fla., has named Lindsay Schultz as its new farm manager. Established in 1966 by the late Leonard Lavin, Glen Hill Farm is a breeding and racing operation that has campaigned more than 80 stakes winners, including Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner One Dreamer, graded stakes winner and successful sire Relaunch, Marketing […]

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