Coach Rocks

Restless Rider Ready For Action In Grade 3 Royal Delta Stakes At Gulfstream Park

On the sidelines since May, Three Chimneys Farm LLC and Fern Circle Stables’ Restless Rider is ready for a return to action in Saturday’s $150,000 Grade 3 Royal Delta Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The Grade 1 stakes-winning daughter of Distorted Humor has not raced since finishing off the board in the May 3 Kentucky Oaks […]

Continue reading
Asmussen, Mott Each Hold Strong Hand In Personal Ensign At Saratoga

Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou, undefeated in five starts this season, looks to keep her perfect record intact while seeking her first career victory at Saratoga Race Course in Saturday’s Grade 1, $700,000 Personal Ensign presented by Lia Infiniti. The 70th running of the 1 1/8-mile Personal Ensign for fillies […]

Continue reading
Red Ruby, Coach Rocks Among Favorites For Saturday’s Delaware Oaks

Kentucky invader Red Ruby tops the 67th renewal of the $300,000 Grade III Delaware Oaks at Delaware Park this Saturday.  The mile and a sixteenth affair has attracted a field of 10. Sandra Sexton and Brandi Nicholson’s Red Ruby has a career record of three wins and a second from five starts with earnings of $283,000.  In […]

Continue reading
Romans Sending Coach Rocks, C. S. Incharge In Search Of Third Black-Eyed Susan Victory

Trainer Dale Romans, who has enjoyed considerable success through the years at legendary Pimlico Race Course, will send out a pair of talented stakes winners on Friday as he goes in search of his third victory in the $250,000 Xpressbet Black-Eyed Susan (G2). The 94th running of the 1 1/8-mile Black-Eyed Susan for 3-year-old fillies highlights a […]

Continue reading
‘Scalded’ Pitino Will Watch His Kentucky Oaks Runner Coach Rocks From Gulfstream Park

It is possible that no owner’s absence has ever prompted a greater stir, or caused more fans to revisit roiling emotions, than Rick Pitino’s decision to boycott the 144th running of the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks. Pitino has told his trainer, Dale Romans, friends, and his partners in Coach Rocks, a filly with a puncher’s […]

Continue reading
Monomoy Girl ‘Keen’ To Give Cox His Second Grade 1 In The Kentucky Oaks

Monomoy Stables and Michael Dubb’s Ashland (Grade I) winner Monomoy Girl worked a half-mile in :47.40 in company with recent-allowance winner Compass Zone during Saturday’s exclusive training session for Kentucky Derby (GI) and Kentucky Oaks (GI) probables at Churchill Downs. With jockey Florent Geroux up, Monomoy Girl breezed outside of Compass Zone through splits of :12.40, :24.20, and :36 before galloping out five furlongs in :59.80. “She’s been […]

Continue reading
Derby Works: Busy Morning At Churchill Downs

John Oxley’s Flameaway, Albaugh Family Stables’ Free Drop Billy and Robert Baron’s Promises Fulfilled kicked off the exclusive training period for Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve contenders from 7:30-7:45 a.m. (all times Eastern) Saturday with five-furlong workouts at Churchill Downs in preparation for the May 5 “Run for the Roses.” Flameaway, with regular exercise rider Chris Garraway aboard, breezed outside of 3-year-old allowance winner Ride a Comet (1:00.40) through splits […]

Continue reading
Romans-Trained Classic Contenders Promises Fulfilled, Coach Rocks Breeze ‘Easy’ At Churchill

Fountain of Youth (Grade II) front-running hero Promises Fulfilled published his first breeze back at Churchill Downs since his winter in Florida with a maintenance half-mile move in :49 in preparation for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) on Saturday, May 5. “We had a really good morning,” trainer Dale Romans said. “He breezed very easy […]

Continue reading
Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Water Jugs, Stopwatches, And The Fox-O-Meter

Standing on the rail during the running of Saturday’s Gulfstream Park Oaks, former University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino was ecstatic when the filly he owns a part of came flying down the outside of the track to score her first graded stakes victory. He turned to trainer Dale Romans and Romans’ long-time partner Tammy Fox […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram