G M B Racing

Tom’s D’Etat Makes It Look Easy In Clark

Trainer Al Stall, Jr. has believed in G M B Racing’s Tom’s d’Etat since the beginning, but it took the entirety of 2019 for the horse to prove him right. Sent off as the 4-5 favorite in Friday’s Grade 1 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs, the 6-year-old son of Smart Strike more than lived up […]

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Fayette Winner Tom’s D’Etat Pointing For Grade 1 Clark Handicap

G M B Racing’s classy eight-time winner Tom’s d’Etat will focus his attention on the marquee race of the Fall Meet at Churchill Downs, the Grade I, $600,000 Clark presented by Norton Healthcare, following his 4 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $200,000 Fayette Stakes (GII) at Keeneland. “I can’t even give you any ‘trainer speak’, we’re […]

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Tom’s D’Etat Skips Through The Slop For Fayette Victory

G M B Racing’s Tom’s d’Etat didn’t let Saturday’s rainy weather stop him from adding an eighth career victory to his resume. The 6-year-old son of Smart Strike kicked away late to win the G2 Fayette Stakes at Keeneland by about four lengths, giving jockey Joel Rosario his fourth win on the card. Trained by […]

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Tom’s D’Etat ‘Confirmed’ For Step Back Up In Class In Woodward

Returning to the workout tab on Saturday for his first breeze since winning the Alydar on August 2, G M B Racing’s multiple graded-stakes placed runner Tom’s d’Etat completed four furlongs in 50.24 seconds at the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga. The 6-year-old sired by Smart Strike picked up his first victory of the year […]

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‘Very Competitive’ Lone Sailor Will Add Blinkers For Suburban

Trainer Tom Amoss plans on sending graded stakes winner Lone Sailor to Belmont Park for the Grade 2, $700,000 Suburban, one of six graded events scheduled for the Stars & Stripes Racing Festival on July 6. The G M B Racing-owned son of Majestic Warrior has placed in three of his four starts this year, […]

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‘Tez’ Honors Late Football Star Cortez Kennedy With Win At Indiana Grand

Another year older and a little stronger was all it took to make Tez a winner at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. To most, the performance by the three-year-old son of The Factor might have been just another maiden breaking win but for the connections of Tez, the win has more meaning. Owned by New […]

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Saints Owner, Stall Full Of Confidence In ‘Special Talent’ Tom’s D’Etat

The fact that G M B Racing and trainer Al Stall Jr. are catapulting Tom’s d’Etat into Gulfstream Park’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Saturday off victory in a minor stakes is all you need to know about their belief in the 6-year-old six-time winner who has made only nine starts and never more […]

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Tom’s D’Etat Proves His ‘Class’ With First Stakes Victory At Fair Grounds

A trio of stakes victories by defending riding champion Shaun Bridgmohan, one of which came aboard Tom’s d’Etat for New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson, highlighted an action-packed Santa Super Saturday program at the Fair Grounds. With its New Orleans Saints in position to secure a first round playoff bye with a victory […]

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‘Big Weekend’ Ahead For Gayle Benson’s Thoroughbreds, Saints

If the G M B Racing horses perform up to expectations on Saturday and her New Orleans Saints clinch a first round bye in the playoffs with a victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Christmas will come a few days early for local icon Gayle Benson. With the likely Tenacious Stakes favorite Tom’s d’Etat […]

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