Wesley Ward

Husbands Doubles Up In Woodbine’s Saturday Stakes

Patrick Husbands completed a sweep of Saturday’s stakes events at Woodbine taking the $100,000 Victorian Queen and matching Sweet Briar Too in front-end fashion. Husbands continues to lead all jockeys for stakes wins at the current Woodbine meet with 15 added-money scores during his comeback campaign. Owlette ran away with her second stakes title, winning […]

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‘He Was Good To Me’: Hootenanny Returns To Ward Ranch To Stand Privately

In many ways, Hootenanny represented the best of what Wesley Ward has done as a trainer. Now, he’ll try to do the same for Ward as a stallion owner. The 7-year-old son of Quality Road relocated to Ward Ranch across the road from the Keeneland property in Lexington, Ky., this past breeding season to stand […]

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Casse Pair Top Inaugural Running of Woodbine Cares Stakes

Lady Fatima and Quality Heat, both winners on the turf for conditioner Mark Casse, will be looking to add a new stakes to their trainer’s bulky portfolio when they contest Sunday’s first running of the Woodbine Cares. The Woodbine Cares, which offers a purse of $100,000, will be run over five furlongs on the inner […]

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Cambria Shows ‘Heart’ To Beat The Boys In Juvenile Turf Sprint

Whether a 2-year-old sprint race is in Europe, or over a European-style course like Kentucky Downs, trainer Wesley Ward and owner Stonestreet Farm mean business. The trainer-owner combination, who teamed a few years ago with multiple overseas Group 1 winner and European juvenile champion Lady Aurelia, struck again Saturday at Kentucky Downs when Cambria scored […]

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Belmont Stakes Winner Tonalist Notches First North American Winner

Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist registered his first North American winner on Aug. 2, when Tony’s Rose rallied to win a maiden special weight at Belterra Park, BloodHorse reports. Jockey Angel Rodriguez was in the irons for owner and breeder Robert S. Evans, and trainer Wesley Ward. The chestnut filly completed the five-furlong race in 58.82 […]

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Full Brother To World Of Trouble Debuts Wednesday At Saratoga

Trainer Wesley Ward will saddle a full-brother to multiple Grade 1-winner World of Trouble in Alfie Solomons, who makes his career debut over the Mellon turf course in Wednesday afternoon’s sixth race at Saratoga. The Florida-bred chestnut is by Kantharos out of the Valid Expectations broodmare Meets Expectations and was purchased for $285,000 from last […]

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Call Paul To Make Turf Debut In Opening Day Quick Call Stakes

A competitive field of 3-year-old turf sprinters is lined up for the Grade 3, $100,000 Quick Call on Thursday, Opening Day at Saratoga Race Course, led by Call Paul, a multiple graded stakes winner who will be making his turf debut in the race for potent grass trainer Jason Servis. The 5 ½-furlong Quick Call […]

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Pharoah Colt Maven To Aim For Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

The first group-winning colt for his Triple Crown champion sire American Pharoah, Richard Ravin’s Maven has one more start planned overseas in the July 31 Molecomb Stakes (G3) at Goodwood. According to horseracingnation.com, the 2-year-old will then take aim at the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint this fall at Santa Anita Park. “I’m trying to […]

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Maven Gives Sire American Pharoah His First Graded Stakes Winner

Freshman stallion American Pharoah has now sired a Group 3 winner, as his 2-year-old son Maven took Saturday’s Prix du Bois at Chantilly for trainer Wesley Ward. Owned by Richard Ravin and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, the colt won the five-furlong sprint by a head, recording a final time of :58.36 over good-to-soft going. Originally […]

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