breeders’ cup juvenile

Santa Anita Derby: Break Will Be ‘Critical’ For Anneau D’Or

Anneau D’Or drew post position 4 in the 2020 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby this Saturday at Santa Anita Park and will face six formidable rivals, including the Bob Baffert trained Authentic and talented Honor Code colt Honor A.P. Trainer Blaine Wright was en-route to Santa Anita Park and in good spirits when discussing Anneau D’Or’s […]

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‘Like A Wide Receiver’: Eurton Believes Storm The Court Can Step Forward In Arkansas Derby

Though Peter Eurton is disappointed that Shooters Shoot came down with a fever and will have to be scratched from Saturday’s first division of the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park, the trainer is holding out hope that juvenile champion Storm The Court will be ready to step up in the second division. The […]

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Northern California Kingpin Hernandez Hoping To Make Most Of Opportunity With Anneau d’Or

When Alameda County health officials shut down racing at Golden Gate Fields on April 2, they interrupted the most successful year of jockey Juan Hernandez’s career. Hernandez has ridden 91 winners from 279 mounts in 2020 – along with 58 seconds and 35 thirds. His 33.1 win percentage leads the nation, as does his 65.9 […]

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With Arkansas Derby As Goal, Wright Hasn’t Lost Confidence In Anneau d’Or

Less than a half-length kept Anneau d’Or from an undefeated 2-year-old season and an Eclipse Award in 2019. But 2020 hasn’t gone so well, and not just because racing has been suspended at Santa Anita and the colt’s home track at Golden Gate Fields in Albany, Calif., due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Anneau d’Or […]

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Maxfield ‘Starting To Step Up’ His Training; May Skip Derby, Point To Preakness

Godolphin’s undefeated homebred Maxfield, unraced since taking the Breeders’ Futurity (G1) in his second career start Oct. 6, turned in a sharp half-mile breeze Sunday as he continues to work toward his 3-year-old debut. It was the third work since mid-February for Maxfield, all over the main track at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s satellite training […]

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Romans Pleased As Dennis’ Moment Records ‘Perfect’ Work Toward Fountain Of Youth

Trainer Dale Romans believes he has a “superstar” in Dennis’ Moment. That leads him to feel both confidence and anxiety as Albaugh Family Stables’ standout colt prepares to run in Saturday’s $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes, a Grade 2 stepping stone to the Kentucky Derby. After all, it’s the first race since Dennis’ Moment […]

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‘First Things First’: One Step At A Time For Juvenile Champ Storm The Court

Storm the Court makes his three-year-old debut Sunday in the San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita, a race Peter Eurton hopes will lead to the Kentucky Derby on May 2. If so, it would mark only the second starter in the Run for the Roses in the trainer’s successful career of just over three decades. […]

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Jon White: Juvenile Champ Storm The Court Tops Kentucky Derby Top 10

Santa Anita morning line maker Jon White formulates a Kentucky Derby Top 10 each week, employing video review and monitoring the opinions of other respected racing observers nationwide. The following is Jon’s most recent Derby Top 10, courtesy of Xpressbet: Holding the No. 1 spot this week on my Top 10 is Storm the Court, […]

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Breeders’ Cup Runner Up Anneau D’Or Will Chase Derby Points In Risen Star

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Anneau d’Or will likely make his 3-year-old debut in the Fair Grounds’ G2 Risen Star Stakes on Feb. 15, reports Horse Racing Nation. The son of Medaglia d’Oro has been working toward that end on the synthetic surface at Golden Gate, and the 50 points offered to the winner of the Risen […]

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