chasing yesterday

Bloodlines: Pedigree Suggests Good Things Lie Ahead For Chasing Yesterday

The victory by Chasing Yesterday (by Tapit) in the Grade 1 Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos on Dec. 8 brings up an interesting point of reference from earlier this summer at Saratoga. The Spa’s leading race for juvenile fillies, the G1 Spinaway Stakes, was won by Sippican Harbor (Orb), and behind her that day were […]

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G1 Juvenile Double Nets Van Dyke Jockey Of The Week Title

With wins in the Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity and the Starlet Stakes, Drayden Van Dyke was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for December 3 – 9, 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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Chasing Yesterday Earns Hard-Fought G1 Win In Starlet

Jane Lyon’s Chasing Yesterday, the half-sister to Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, scored her first Grade 1 victory in Saturday’s Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos. The juvenile daughter of Tapit had to work hard to hit the wire first; after being forced four-wide on both turns, she ran down both Enaya Alrabb and her stablemate […]

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Weekend Lineup: Juvenile Spotlight On Los Al

A pair of Grade 1 races for juveniles are the highlight of North American racing this weekend, featuring Los Alamitos Racecourse in Southern California. The Futurity is led by a pair of Bob Baffert trainees in Improbable and Mucho Gusto, while the Starlet also features two from his stable in Chasing Yesterday and Mother Mother. […]

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Baffert Seeks Second Los Al Futurity/Starlet Double; Will Saddle Two Runners In Each Grade 1

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who became the first trainer to win the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and the Starlet in the same year in 2017, will try to duplicate the feat Saturday. Baffert, who won the Futurity with McKinzie – after the disqualification of stablemate Solomini – and the Starlet with Dream Tree […]

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Stakes Winner Improbable Works Seven Furlongs Toward Los Alamitos’ Futurity

Trainer Bob Baffert expects to saddle a pair of 2-year-olds in next weekend’s Grade 1 CashCall Futurity at Los Alamitos, each undefeated in two career starts. Mucho Gusto (Mucho Macho Man) won the G3 Bob Hope on Nov. 17, and Improbable’s most recent workout came on Tuesday at Santa Anita. The son of City Zip […]

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Van Dyke Voted Jockey Of The Week For Del Mar Stakes Double

With a pair of stakes wins and strong weekly statistics, Drayden Van Dyke was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 12-18, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in […]

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Godolphin’s Exciting 2-Year-Old Winner Coliseum ‘Has Been Tough To Work With,’ Says Baffert

Coliseum, a homebred son of Tapit for Godolphin LLC of Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum of Dubai, wired the field in the 7-furlong opener on Saturday at Del Mar, clocking a faster final time of 1:23.13 than his stablemate Mucho Gusto in the G3 Bob Hope (1:23.51) later on the same card. Making his career debut, […]

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Pharoah’s Half-Sister Chasing Yesterday Adds Desi Arnaz Stakes To Growing Resume

The half-sister to Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, Summer Wind Equine’s homebred Chasing Yesterday continues to build up her resume on the Southern California circuit. The 2-year-old daughter of Tapit captured Monday’s Desi Arnaz Stakes at Del Mar by 1 1/2 lengths, fighting a strong headwind in the stretch to best the three-horse field. Ridden […]

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Chasing Yesterday Heads Juvenile Fillies Rematch In Desi Arnaz

Two-year-old fillies Chasing Yesterday, It’sjustanillusion and Andyoushallreceive, the one-two-three finishers, respectively, in the Anoakia Stakes at Santa Anita in mid-October, will be rematched Monday in the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes, seven-furlong feature of a special Veterans Day racing program at Del Mar. Post time for the first of eight races will be 12:30 p.m. Chasing […]

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