breeders’ cup juvenile

‘Big, Powerful’ Signalman Breezes Toward Fountain Of Youth At Gulfstream

Signalman, one of the most accomplished 2-year-olds of 2018, breezed a half-mile in company in :46.63 in preparation for a scheduled start in the $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) March 2 at Gulfstream Park. ”He looked good. It was his first work here,” said trainer Kenny McPeek, who noted that the 3-year-old son of […]

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‘Serious Work’: Knicks Go Fires 58 2/5 Bullet Toward Sam F. Davis

The Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes for 3-year-old Triple Crown hopefuls is expected to draw Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Knicks Go, among others. The mile-and-a-sixteenth stakes at Tampa Bay Downs is a Road to the Kentucky Derby points race, with the top four finishers being awarded points on a 10-4-2-1 scale toward qualifying […]

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‘If All Goes Well,’ Undefeated Game Winner To Start 2019 Campaign In March 9 San Felipe

Bob Baffert celebrates his 66th birthday today. The two-time Triple Crown winning trainer will highlight the occasion this afternoon by attending the wedding of fellow Hall of Fame member Mike Smith, who rode Horse of the Year finalist Justify to a Triple Crown sweep for Baffert last year and has been a reliable and trusted […]

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Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Winner New Year’s Day Relocated To Brazil

New Year’s Day, winner of the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, has been sold to stand at Luis Felipe Brandão dos Santos’ Stud Eternamente Rio in Brazil, BloodHorse reports. The 8-year-old son of Street Cry previously stood at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky., where he entered stud in 2014. His leading runners include Grade 1-placed […]

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Florida-Bred Stakes Winner Well Defined ‘Doing Super,’ Aimed At Mucho Macho Man

Stonehedge homebred stakes winner Well Defined exited his first career off-the-board finish in good order and could launch his sophomore season in the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man Stakes on New Year’s Day. The one-mile Mucho Macho Man kicks off Gulfstream’s series of races for 3-year-olds leading up to the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) March […]

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Mind Control Will Avoid Flight To Oklahoma, Re-Routes To Jerome

Trainer Greg Sacco was planning to send Grade 1 winner Mind Control to Oklahoma for Remington Park’s Springboard Mile on Dec. 16, but told horseracingnation.com on Monday that he would re-route the son of Stay Thirsty to Aqueduct’s G3 Jerome on Jan. 1 instead. The primary reason for the change, said Sacco, was the amount of travel […]

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Code Of Honor’s ‘Energy Level’ Doesn’t Satisfy McGaughey; Colt To Skip Remsen

After being forced to miss the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile when he developed a slight fever the night before the race, Code of Honor will also be skipping the G2 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct this Saturday. According to drf.com, trainer Shug McGaughey wasn’t completely satisfied with the son of Noble Mission’s last work on Monday, nor was […]

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Signalman Scores Derby Points With Game Kentucky Jockey Club Win

Signalman, who finished third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I) just 22 days ago, grabbed the lead with three-sixteenths of a mile to run and turned back a late charge from Plus Que Parfait to win Saturday’s 92nd running of the $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (Grade II) at Churchill Downs by a neck. Signalman […]

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Trio Of Breeders’ Cup Winners Nets Rosario Jockey Of The Week Title

Following an outstanding performance during the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs, Joel Rosario was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for October 29 – November 4, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents […]

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40-1 Juvenile Runner-Up Knicks Go Maps Out Path Toward Kentucky Derby

Keeneland-based trainer Ben Colebrook said his two Breeders’ Cup runners came back in good shape. Knicks Go, making a name for himself at delivering at big odds, ran second in the Sentient Breeders’ Cup Juvenile to the undefeated Game Winner at odds of 40-1; last month, he won Keeneland’s Breeders’ Futurity at 70-1. The stable’s […]

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