Twirling Candy

Collusion Illusion Trumps Wrecking Crew In Del Mar’s Best Pal

In just the second start of his career, the bay colt Collusion Illusion raced to a $17.40 upset over five rivals in the Grade II Best Pal Stakes for 2-year-olds Saturday at Del Mar. The winner clicked by a length and a quarter under rider Joe Talamo. Finishing second in the six-furlong headliner carrying a […]

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Concrete Rose Has It All Her Way In Inaugural Saratoga Oaks

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose continued to dominate her division with a front-running performance in Friday’s first running of the $750,000 Saratoga Oaks, crossing the wire at 4 3/4 lengths clear of her nearest rival. The 3-year-old daughter of Twirling Candy set a mild pace and easily put away her four challengers in […]

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Concrete Rose Chasing Inaugural Turf Tiara In Friday’s Saratoga Oaks Invitational

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s three-time graded stakes winner Concrete Rose will look to capture the first two legs of NYRA’s first-year Turf Tiara series as part of a talented six-horse field of 3-year-old fillies competing in the inaugural running of the $750,000 Saratoga Oaks Invitational on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. The Turf Triple, […]

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Leparoux Pleased With Concrete Rose’s Latest Work Toward Saratoga Oaks

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose was back to work on Saturday morning when posting her second breeze since a triumph in the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks Invitational. The Twirling Candy dark bay went a half-mile in 49.05 seconds over the turf course at Saratoga’s Oklahoma training track for trainer Rusty Arnold. The move […]

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Mominou Upsets Caress With Front-Running Vicgtory

Sean Shay’s Mominou, racing for the first time in nine weeks, led from start to finish under jockey Kendrick Carmouche to spring a 29-1 upset of Sunday’s $200,000 Caress at Saratoga Race Course. The eighth running of the 5 ½-furlong Caress for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up on the grass was the second of […]

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Queen’s Plate Winner One Bad Boy Eyes Second Leg Of Canadian Triple Crown

The Queen’s Plate champion One Bad Boy took to the track on Wednesday morning at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada, in preparation for the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. The 3-year-old son of Twirling Candy, who has remained at Woodbine following his impressive Plate triumph on June 29 over 1 1/4 miles […]

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Concrete Rose Kicks Clear In Belmont Oaks

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose remains unbeaten in her sophomore campaign, running away with the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks by 2 3/4 lengths on the wire. The daughter of Twirling Candy rated just off the frontrunner and got first run on her in the stretch, completing the 1 1/4-mile distance over Belmont Park’s […]

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Concrete Rose Looking For Breakthrough Win In Belmont Oaks

Since age 2, Concrete Rose has shown the talent to compete at a high level, but Ashbrook Farm’s Racing Manager Bo Bromagen said the three-time graded stakes winner has displayed an even greater shift in attitude heading into Saturday’s Grade 1, $750,000 Belmont Oaks Invitational at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Trained by Rusty Arnold, Concrete Rose […]

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California Shipper One Bad Boy Leads Queen’s Plate Rivals Gate-To-Wire

Making his first start outside of California, Sayjay Racing, Greg Hall, and Brooke Hubbard’s One Bad Boy took to the synthetic Tapeta with ease and led the $1 million Queen’s Plate field from gate to wire at Woodbine. The 3-year-old son of Twirling Candy, ridden by Flavien Prat for trainer RIchard Baltas, was challenged by […]

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‘He’s Really Taken To Churchill Downs’: Determined Gift Box Set For ‘Win And You’re In’ Stephen Foster

Hronis Racing’s Gift Box arrived at Churchill Downs on Tuesday to begin preparing for Saturday night’s 38th running of the $600,000 Stephen Foster Presented by GE Appliances (Grade 2) – the centerpiece of an action-packed, prime-time program at Churchill Downs billed as “Downs After Dark Presented by Budweiser.” “He’s really taken to Churchill Downs well […]

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