itsmyluckyday

Itsmyluckyday Continues Winning Ways in Majestic Light

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday pushed pacesetter Spa City Fever early before drawing away from that foe and gearing down to a convincing length and a quarter score in the $75,000 Majestic Light Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday. Ridden by Paco Lopez, his fourth winner of the day, Itsmyluckyday covered the mile and […]

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Itsmyluckyday Aims for Majestic Light

2013 Preakness runner-up Itsmyluckyday has made the move back to the Garden State for Saturday’s Majestic Light Stakes. Conditioned by Eddie Plesa, Jr., the 4-year old colt will make his third start after sustaining an injury in the Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park last June. After returning home from his winter in Florida, […]

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Itsmyluckyday Back to Winning Ways at Gulfstream

Itsmyluckyday stalked the pace before effortlessly moving to the lead at the top of the stretch and cruising to victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Best of the Rest Stakes at Gulfstream Park, exuding the class and talent that had made him one of the most exciting Triple Crown prospects a year ago. The Eddie Plesa Jr.-trained […]

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Gulfstream Park Handicap on Tap for Palace Malice

Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Palace Malice is set to make his 4-year-old debut in the one-mile $250,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2) on March 8, trainer Todd Pletcher said today. Owned by Dogwood Stable, Palace Malice has been working steadily for his first race since finishing sixth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 2 […]

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Itsmyluckyday Targeting Gulfstream Park Handicap for 2014 Debut

Itsmyluckyday, a prominent participant in the 2013 Triple Crown, is one workout away from making his 2014 debut in the $250,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2) on March 8. “We’ll probably work him on Friday, and then we’ll make a decision,” said trainer Eddie Plesa Jr., whose 4-year-old is unraced since sustaining an injury last June. […]

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Itsmyluckyday ‘Looks Like A Million Dollars,’ Headed to Skip Away

Multiple stakes winner Itsmyluckyday bounced out of his first published work in nearly seven months in good shape, leaving trainer Eddie Plesa excited about a 2014 campaign. “He looks like a million dollars,” said Plesa, who trains Itsmyluckyday for his wife, Laurie, and Trilogy Stable. “He came out of the work 110 percent. He’s anxious, […]

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Itsmyluckyday, Normandy Invasion Getting ‘Back to Work’

A multiple stakes winner at Gulfstream last winter, Preakness (G1) runner-up Itsmyluckyday is nearing a return to the work tab. The 3-year-old Lawyer Ron colt is stabled at Palm Meadows with trainer Eddie Plesa, who is looking forward to getting his stable star back to the races. “He made a big splash last year at […]

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Itsmyluckyday’s Recovery Continues

In the June 16 Pegasus Stakes, his first race after finishing second in the Preakness, Itsmyluckyday was pulled up along the backstretch by jockey Mike Smith and was later diagnosed with a fractured Ilium, a bone in the pelvic region. Trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. says that his horse is coming along very well, and that […]

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Itsmyluckyday ‘Doing Great’ in Recovery

Itsmyluckyday, who suffered a hip bone fracture during the Pegasus Stakes on June 16, is “doing fantastic,” two weeks into his recovery, according to trainer Eddie Plesa. The Preakness runner-up is confined to stall rest for four months while the injury heals, and is handling the confinement well. He was originally scheduled to ship to […]

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Itsmyluckyday to Miss Four Months Due to Minor Injury

Itsmyluckyday, who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park, is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the Ilium. “It’s as good as we could have hoped for,” said trainer Eddie Plesa Jr., who conditions Itsmyluckyday for his wife […]

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