Heavenly Prize

Racing Hall Of Fame Induction Focuses On Great Names Of Racing History

In a year with only one modern entrant into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, much of the induction ceremony focused on some of the sport’s oldest and greatest names. At the program held Aug. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., racing’s most familiar historical names dominated the card […]

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Paulick Report 8/2 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Stay in touch with Thoroughbred racing news throughout the day with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, Massachusetts legislators took quick action on Thursday, passing a law making horse racing and wagering legal again. The previous law had expired Tuesday at midnight and jeopardized the weekend program at Suffolk, Downs, Those programs will […]

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Opinion: Hall Of Fame Voters Kept The Gates Closed This Year

Only one modern candidate will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame this Friday — top filly Heavenly Prize was the only one on the ballot to get more than 50 percent of the vote. That has Daily Racing Form columnist Jay Hovdey puzzled. Voters passed over ten modern options, […]

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National Museum Of Racing’s Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony To Be Live Streamed

The National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be live streamed on the home page of the Museum’s website www.racingmuseum.org Friday morning beginning at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion and is open to the public and free to attend. Seating is limited. Doors open at […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: A Pan American Pedigree

When Hi Happy won the Grade 2 Pan American at Gulfstream Park on the Florida Derby day card March 31, he became the third individual AGS winner of 2018 to be bred in Argentina. There were only five Argentine-bred AGS winners in all of 2017, led by Vale Dori, whose four AGS wins included the […]

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El Salón De La Fama Del Hipismo Norteamericano Anuncia Los Nominados Para La Clase De 2018

Cuatro purasangres, tres jinetes y tres entrenadores son los diez finalistas seleccionados para la votación de 2018 del Salón de la Fama del Hipismo Norteamericano, de acuerdo a la selección del Comité de Nominaciones. Los nominados son los ejemplares Blind Luck, Gio Ponti, Havre de Grace y Heavenly Prize; los jinetes Robby Albarado, Corey Nakatani […]

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Blind Luck, Havre De Grace Among 2018 Hall Of Fame Finalists

Four racehorses, three jockeys and three trainers account for the 10 finalists selected to the National Museum of Racing’s 2018 Hall of Fame ballot, as chosen by the Museum’s Hall of Fame Nominating Committee. The finalists are: racehorses Blind Luck, Gio Ponti, Havre de Grace and Heavenly Prize; jockeys Robby Albarado, Corey Nakataki and Craig […]

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Five-Win Day For Jose Ortiz At Aqueduct Sunday

Jose Ortiz piloted five winners on Aqueduct’s Sunday card, a first for the 22-year-old jockey. Ortiz swept the early Pick 3, riding Moondance Joy ($12.80) to victory in Race 1 and Voided Contract ($2.90) in Race 2 and Matt King Coal ($5.40) in Race 3. Returning to the winner’s circle a few races later, Ortiz […]

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Heavenly Prize Dies at 22

Heavenly Prize, multiple Grade 1 winner and notable broodmare, died at the age of 22 in central Kentucky earlier this year. A Shug McGaughey trainee, Heavenly Prize won nine of her 18 starts, including the Grade 1 Frizette, Alabama, Beldame, Gazelle, Apple Blossom, Go for Wand, and others. Owned by Ogden Phipps, she finished third […]

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