Luego De Ocho Meses Sin Correr, Cupid Reaparece Ganando En La Gold Cup

Reaparecer luego de ocho meses sin correr no es tarea fácil para ningún caballo. Es más complicado cuando esa carrera es en 2000 metros, y es aún más complicado cuando, además, se trata de una selectiva Grado 1. Ese fue el panorama que enfrentó Cupid al volver a la acción el pasado sábado en la […]

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Eight-Month Layoff No Problem For Cupid In The Gold Cup At Santa Anita

The Coolmore partners’ Cupid returned to the races from an eight-month layoff to dominate the G1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita on Saturday, winning by 3 1/4 lengths over a troubled Follow Me Crev. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano for Bob Baffert, the 4-year-old son of Tapit covered 1 1/4 miles over the fast main track […]

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Weekend Lineup: Lady Eli, Midnight Storm Highlight Saturday Card At Santa Anita

A pair of Grade 1 races top the action this holiday weekend at Santa Anita Park, with a pair of top-level favorites to lead the charge on an exciting card. Perennial fan-favorite Lady Eli is the 4-5 morning line choice in Saturday’s G1 Gamely Stakes, making the second start of 5-year-old season on the west […]

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La Gold Cup En Santa Anita: Podrá Midnight Storm Imponer Su Velocidad?

La carrera más importante de este sábado en Santa Anita será sin duda la edición número 78 de la Gold Cup (G1, $500,000), que se disputará por cuarta vez en el óvalo de Arcadia, California, luego de que fuese cerrado el hipódromo de Hollywood Park, donde la afamada competencia se celebró desde su instauración en […]

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Connect Springs Pennsylvania Derby Upset Over Gun Runner

Paul Pompa’s Connect, winner of the listed Curlin Stakes named for his sire two starts back at Saratoga, sprang the upset at odds of 10-1 in Saturday’s Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing, defeating Gun Runner by a half-length on the wire. Cleverly ridden by Javier Castellano, the sophomore Chad Brown trainee saved ground […]

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Equibase Analysis: Summer Revolution Can Post Upset In Pennsylvania Derby

The 40th running of the Grade 2, $1.25 million Pennsylvania Derby drew a full field of 12 but most eyes will be on two of 2016’s top three-year-olds to date – Grade 1 Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and Grade 1 Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator. They have met five times previously, with Nyquist winning the first […]

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Bloodlines: All Aboard The Tapit Train

The Tapit Train never stops. At the sales, at the races, and in the hearts of breeders and racing fans, the sons and daughters of the elegant gray son of Pulpit are always at the fore. At the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling Sale Monday night, Tapit was at his usual position as a leading commercial […]

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Bejarano Keeps Cupid Off The Rail To Win West Virginia Derby

Regardless of which racetrack he choses and what horse he sends to the post, trainer Bob Baffert always seem to pick the right spot his major stakes competitors. On Saturday, Baffert registered his third victory in the past seven editions of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. This […]

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Cupid, Mo Tom Top Full Field In West Virginia Derby

A full field of 12 has been entered for Saturday’s 47th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby. The 1 1/8-mile event at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort anchors a nine-race card comprised entirely of stakes. Post time for the first race will be 2 p.m. EDT. Cupid, whose resume already includes a […]

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