colonel john

PAULICK’S SATURDAY PICKS: A BIG DAY FOR THE EUROS

By Ray Paulick Top to bottom, this may not be the most talented group of Breeders’ Cup horses that’s ever been assembled, but it’s the biggest handicapping challenge I can ever recall, especially considering new races like the Marathon, Turf Sprint, Dirt Mile and Juvenile Turf. As mentioned yesterday, the Breeders’ Cup Web site has […]

Continue reading
LIVE BLOGGING BREEDERS’ CUP PRE-ENTRY TELECONFERENCE

At 1 p.m. Eastern Ray Paulick will be live blogging today’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association teleconference focusing on the 25th Breeders’ Cup from the Oak Tree Racing Association meeting at Santa Anita Park Oct. 24-25, pre-entries for which were announced earlier. Click here to get the list of pre-entries. Scheduled guests on the conference […]

Continue reading
COLONEL JOHN: TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL?

By Ray Paulick WinStar Farm’s Colonel John may have had an advantage over his 11 rival 3-year-olds in last Saturday’s $1-million Travers Stakes when it was learned that jockey Garrett Gomez was carrying an angel on his shoulders. Gomez, who miraculously put Colonel John’s nose on the wire millimeters in front of Mambo in […]

Continue reading
TRAVERS: IT’S THE COLONEL BY A NOSE

By Ray Paulick WinStar Farm homebred Colonel John won Saturday’s Grade 1 Travers Stakes by a nose in a head-bobbing finish with William S. Farish and Mrs. William Kilroy’s Mambo in Seattle. Pyro, the 7-2 favorite, finished third, 5 1/4 lengths back, with Harlem Rocker fourth in the 139th running of the $1-million “midsummer […]

Continue reading
COLONEL JOHN: NO SYNTHETIC HORSE

By Ray Paulick Turns out that wasn’t an illusion earlier this year when Colonel John seemed to catch another gear just as the wire was approaching in the 1 1/8-mile Santa Anita Derby. The rest of the field looked to be in deep water and the muscular bay son of Tiznow was skipping along on […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram