chasing yesterday

Baffert Won’t Ship Chasing Yesterday For Fair Grounds’ Rachel Alexandra

Chasing Yesterday, the Grade 1-winning half-sister to Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, will not start in Saturday’s G2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes at the Fair Grounds, according to drf.com. Trainer Bob Baffert is not shipping the filly or his Risen Star entrant Kingly to Louisiana. Both Chasing Yesterday and Kingly drew outside posts: Chasing Yesterday drew post […]

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Needs Supervision Looks To Win More Kentucky Oaks Points In Rachel Alexandra

The Grade 2, $200,000 Rachel Alexandra at Fair Grounds in New Orleans has produced the likes of recent Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks winners Monomoy Girl, Untapable and Summerly. Ten 3-year-old fillies will contest this year’s event on Feb. 16 with aspirations of adding their name to that list. The Rachel Alexandra Stakes is the second […]

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San Felipe In The Cards For Top 3-Year-Olds Game Winner, Instagrand

The Grade 2 San Felipe Stakes on March 9 is a potential next start for several talented sophomores, including Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champion Game Winner and the undefeated Instagrand. Both colts, as well as fellow-undefeated Derby candidate Improbable, breezed on Friday at Santa Anita. Game Winner (Candy Ride) worked five furlongs in company with stablemate […]

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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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