Chuck Zacney

Smarty Jones, Afleet Alex Connections Team Up For Kentucky Derby Run With Mischevious Alex

Trainer John Servis knows the exhilaration of winning Triple Crown races. He went from relative anonymity to national prominence when Pennsylvania-bred Smarty Jones swept the Kentucky Derby and Preakness before being upset by 36-1 Birdstone and falling one length short of Triple Crown immortality in the 2004 Belmont Stakes. Chuck Zacney, inspired by Smarty Jones’ […]

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Zacney, Servis Scripting Oaks Run For Champion Jaywalk

Eclipse Award champion Jaywalk is working toward a 3-year-old debut in the G2 Davona Dale at Gulfstream Park on March 2, according to Horse Racing Nation. D.J. Stable and Chuck Zacney’s Breeders’ Cup-winning daughter of Cross Traffic is expected to move from that seven-furlong start to the G1 Ashland Stakes at Keeneland, following the same path […]

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Full Circle: Diamond King Is Zacney’s First Preakness Horse Since 2005 Winner Afleet Alex

When he steps into the starting gate for the 143rd Preakness next Saturday, Diamond King will have brought Chuck Zacney full circle. Diamond King will be the first Preakness starter for Zacney, managing partner of co-owner Cash is King, since the syndicate won in 2005 with Afleet Alex – the first horse it ever purchased. It will […]

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Tesio Victory Earns Preakness Berth For Diamond King

It’s likely on to the 143rd,Grade 1 Preakness Stakes next month for Cash Is King, D.J. Stable and LC Racing’s Diamond King after the 3-year-old put away unbeaten stakes winner Noble Commander and held off late-running Holland Park to win Saturday’s $125,000 Xpressbet Federico Tesio at Laurel Park. The 37th running of the Tesio for 3-year-olds at […]

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Cathryn Sophia Takes The Lillies With Ease In Kentucky Oaks

Charles J. Zacney’s (Cash is King, LLC) Cathryn Sophia cruised to a 2 3/4-length victory in Friday’s 142nd running of the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks, giving perennial leading jockey Javier Castellano his first victory in the premier event. The sophomore daughter of Street Boss tracked the pace while three wide, taking the lead near the […]

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Feld Family Stallions Presents Bloodlines: Cathryn Sophia Shows Who’s ‘Boss’

In addition to the thrashing performance of Mohaymen (by Tapit) in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream on Feb. 27, Gulfstream hosted a robust selection of stakes on the day. Horsemen at the track, as well as those watching across the country, also voiced strong praise for the victory of another unbeaten 3-year-old. […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Promising Filly Evokes Memories Of ‘Alex’

When 3-year-old filly Cathryn Sophia loaded into the gate for last month’s Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream Park, owner Chuck Zacney could hardly bear to watch. “I actually closed my eyes prior to the start, and I was just waiting for the call of the race,” he said. When Zacney didn’t hear his filly’s name […]

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Zoetis Presents Bloodlines: ‘Forty Coats’ And The Tale Of Mr Maybe

With a victory in the Grade 3 Red Smith Handicap at Aqueduct on Nov. 14, Mr Maybe became the latest stakes winner and graded winner for Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, the most successful stallion son of Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Awesome Again. Journalist and racing scribe Red Smith, for whom the handicap was named, […]

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