Danny Gargan

Performer Looks To Continue Win Streak Against Tax In Grade 3 Discovery

Performer, a winner of three straight races, has gradually climbed up the ladder in his last few starts and will take things up a notch when making his stakes debut in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Discovery over the main track at Aqueduct Racetrack. The 1 1/8-mile event is the final graded stakes event on the […]

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Barn Buddies: Saratoga Kittens Ensure The Best Monday Ever

Although Saratoga closed several weeks ago, its reputation as a cradle of top juvenile talent will continue to build as impressive Spa 2-year-olds move toward the Breeders’ Cup. But this year’s meet was also the site of precocious youth of another kind. Saratoga has always been home to a particularly fine collection of barn cats […]

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Tax Spikes A Fever, Held Out Of Oklahoma Derby

Trainer Danny Gargan has scratched talented 3-year-old Tax from Sunday’s Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby, reports drf.com, because the colt developed a fever after shipping from New York to Remington Park. “He spiked a shipping temperature the day we got there,” Gargan said. “It came right back down [but] we decided to wait and do the right […]

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Trio Of Oklahoma Derby Contenders Post Final Workouts

The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby on Sunday, Sept. 29, will be compiled in the Remington Park racing office on Wednesday morning, along with the seven other stakes events on the special program. Multiple horses expected to take part in the derby, the Grade 3, $200,000 Remington Park Oaks and other races on Sunday have […]

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Mucho Gusto, Owendale Among Nominees For Oklahoma Derby

The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby will likely include many horses that hit the spotlight on the national level this year; top trainers from across the country are expected to send competitors for the race set for Sunday, Sept. 29. Among the contenders likely to vie for the top purse on the keystone day at […]

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‘Blossoming’ Tax, Distance-Bred Endorsed On Target For Travers

R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s Tax breezed a half-mile in a bullet 47.33 seconds on Friday morning in preparation for the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, slated for Saturday, August 24 at Saratoga Race Course. The 1 1/4-mile Travers is the centerpiece of a card featuring […]

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Consistent Racemare Divine Miss Grey Retired With Fractured Sesamoid

Corms Racing Stable and R. A. Hill Stable’s graded-stakes winner Divine Miss Grey, a 12-time winner from 26 career starts, will be retired from racing after being pulled up in the stretch run of Saratoga’s Fasig-Tipton De La Rose and vanned off, trainer Danny Gargan said. The chestnut daughter of Divine Park made the grade […]

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Jim Dandy Top Two Tax, Tactitus Join Prospective Field For Travers

All was well with Tax following his second graded stakes victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga, where he broke on top and led the race into the first turn but was passed up by War of Will at the quarter-mile mark. Around the far turn, Tax was back in command and […]

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Tax Runs To His Workouts, Defeats Tacitus In Jim Dandy

R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s Tax had been touting himself in his morning workouts for the past month, including a recent 47.09-second half-mile as the bullet Saratoga work from 71 at the distance last Saturday. This weekend, the 3-year-old gelding delivered on that promise to win the […]

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Tax ‘Doing Phenomenal’ Ahead Of Jim Dandy

R.A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s graded-stakes winner Tax remains on target to make his return in Saturday’s Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy presented by NYRA Bets, exiting a sharp final work in good shape. Working in company, Tax blazed four furlongs over the main track in 47.09 seconds […]

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