Allard Hoping ‘Older, Wiser’ Always Sunshine Is Also Better As He Prepares For Grade 3 Maryland Sprint

Two years after picking up his first graded-stakes victory in the $150,000 ClearSpan Maryland Sprint (G3), Always Sunshine returns to Pimlico Race Course Saturday in search of another in the six-furlong race, one of eight stakes, four graded, on the undercard of the $1.65 million Preakness Stakes (G1). “He’s older, wiser, and who knows, possibly better,” […]

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Something Awesome Just Up In Sloppy General George

Stronach Stable’s Something Awesome rallied from off a contested early pace to score a narrow victory in the $250,000 General George (G3) at Laurel Park, earning the first graded-stakes triumph of his career in the seven-furlong sprint for older horses, one of six stakes on the Winter Carnival program headlined by the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie […]

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Mind Your Biscuits: De Dubai A New York, Y Ahora Con Pasaje Para La Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Mind Your Biscuits dio más de lo que se esperaba. No solo ganó el Belmont Sprint Championship (G2), sino que además lo hizo con sobrada autoridad. El alazán hijo de Posse demostró que su triunfo en el Golden Shaheen en Dubai no fue obra de la casualidad, al demoler al lote que le salió al […]

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Luego De Ganar En Dubai, Mind Your Biscuits Es La Atracción Del Belmont Sprint Championship

Uno de los caballos que mayor expectativa ha creado para el Festival Hípico del sábado 8 en Belmont Park es sin duda Mind Your Biscuits. El cuatroañero hijo de Posse regresa a la acción luego de obtener un emotivo triunfo nada mas ni nada menos que en el Golden Shaheen (G1, $2,000,000), una de las […]

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Preakness Notes: Nyquist Visits Starting Gate, Schools In Paddock

Reddam Racing LLC’s Nyquist jogged two miles at Pimlico Race Course Monday morning, taking a break between circuits of the racetrack to school in the paddock in preparation for a highly anticipated start in Saturday’s 141st Preakness Stakes (G1). The Kentucky Derby (G1) winner walked nonchalantly in the paddock under exercise rider Jonny Garcia, stopping […]

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Preakness Notes: Lani ‘Stretches Out’ In Half-Mile Breeze

LANI – Koji Maeda’s Lani turned in a leisurely, unofficial half-mile work of approximately 50 seconds at Belmont Park Sunday morning during the 45 minutes he spent on the main track. Keita Tanaka, who serves as Maeda’s agent, said the Tapit colt made two laps of the 1½-mile track in a canter – approximately what […]

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Pimlico Special-Bound Noble Bird Heads Strong Casse Contingent

Two weeks after finishing last of eight as the favorite in the Alysheba (G2), Grade 1 winner Noble Bird will wheel back in the $300,000 Sagamore Spirit Pimlico Special (G3) May 20 at Pimlico Race Course. John Oxley’s Noble Bird is one of a dozen horses from trainer Mark Casse being pointed to nine of […]

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Cherry Wine, Laoban Work For Preakness

Cherry Wine finished his major preparations for the Preakness by working five furlongs on a fast Churchill Downs track in 1:01.60. Working on his own and with regular exercise rider Faustino Aguilar aboard, Cherry Wine produced fractions of 24.80 seconds, 49.20, 1:01.60 and galloped out six furlongs in 1:14. The work was the 24th fastest […]

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Collected Works Seven Furlongs In 1:24.80 For Preakness

Speedway Stable’s Lexington (GIII) winner Collected worked seven furlongs in 1:24.80 over Churchill Downs’ main track labeled as “good” Friday morning. Working on his own and with Miguel Mena up for trainer Bob Baffert, Collected broke off at the five-eighths pole and produced fractions of :23.80, :35.80, :47.80, 1:00, 1:12.60, 1:24.80 and galloped out a […]

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