Gary Hartunian

Stormy Liberal All Heart To Defend Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Title

Gary Hartnunian and David Bernsen’s Stormy Liberal has now won the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint two years in a row, giving trainer Peter Miller his third victory at the World Championships. Sent to post at 7-1 odds, the 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic came out on top of a stretch-long battle with 2-1 favorite World […]

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Love A Honeybadger Goes All The Way In California Distaff

In a race originally scheduled for turf, trainer Peter Miller’s Love a Honeybadger relished a main track listed as “good” as she repelled a stubborn challenge by favored S Y Sky to take Saturday’s $100,000 California Distaff Handicap at Santa Anita in gate to wire fashion by 1 ¼ lengths. Ridden by Tiago Pereira, the […]

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Kim K Draws Off For Maiden-Breaking Score In Barretts Debutante

Making her second start after tiring in her career debut, Kim K became a stakes winner, easily capturing the $100,000 Barretts Debutante Saturday at Los Alamitos. A $330,000 April purchase by trainer Peter Miller for Gary Hartunian’s Rockingham Ranch, the 2-year-old Will Take Charge filly battled inside 4-5 favorite Square Peggy and 19-10 second choice […]

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X Y Jet Passes Mr. Prospector Test After 13-Month Layoff

Multiple graded stakes winner X Y Jet has returned to the races, and the 5-year-old gelding seems to be feeling like his old self. Making his first start off a 13-month layoff on Saturday, the son of Kantharos was able to hold off a determined First Growth to win the Grade 3 Mr. Prospector Stakes […]

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Roy H Takes Down Imperial Hint In Sprint To Give Miller Breeders’ Cup Double

Gary Hartunian and David Bernsen’s Roy H gave trainer Peter Miller his second-ever Breeders’ Cup win in the Sprint this Saturday at Del Mar. The win goes along with Hartunian and Miller’s victory earlier on the card in the Turf Sprint with Stormy Liberal. Roy H, ridden by Kent Desormeaux for his sixth Breeders’ Cup […]

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Roy H Three-For-Three In 2017 With True North Victory

Gary Hartunian’s Roy H shipped in to Belmont Park from Southern California to run his 2017 record to three wins from three starts in Friday’s G2 True North Stakes. The 5-year-old gelding by More Than Ready had never tried graded company before Friday’s contest, but sped away under Paco Lopez at the top of the […]

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Bejarano, Prat Dead Heat In Del Mar Jockey Race; D’Amato Leading Trainer

The only time Del Mar had a tie for the jockey championship was 1950, when riding legends John Longden and Bill Shoemaker deadlocked with 60 wins apiece. Until the 77th summer meeting came to an end Monday when four-time defending champion Rafael Bejarano, 34, and 24-year-old rising star Flavien Prat tied with 38 wins after […]

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Track Record Holder Chasing Aces Euthanized After Del Mar Futurity

Chasing Aces, who broke a 52-year-old Del Mar track record for five furlongs in his second career start, was euthanized after pulling up into the stretch run of Monday’s Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity. Ridden by Tyler Baze for trainer Peter Miller, the 2-year-old chestnut colt by Flatter broke from the rail post position in […]

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Turf Cup Rivals Left in Finnegans Wake

Under deft handling by jockey Victor Espinoza, Finnegans Wake rallied between horses entering the stretch, then fought off longshot Patrioticandproud in the final sixteenth to score a neck triumph in the featured Grade II $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup before a Thanksgiving Day holiday crowd of 4,692. Finnegans Wake, owned by Donegal Racing and Rockingham Ranch […]

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