Joe Sharp

Turf Sprinter Triple Chelsea Scores Fourth Stakes Win Of 2018 In Unbridled Sidney

Brad Grady’s Triple Chelsea displayed a powerful late kick in deep stretch to collar Morticia by a head and win Saturday’s eighth running of the $70,865 Unbridled Sidney Overnight Stakes for fillies and mares at Churchill Downs. Longshot Excessivespending was another head back in third. Trained by Joe Sharp and ridden by Adam Beschizza, Triple Chelsea covered five furlongs on a firm Matt Winn Turf […]

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Mom’s On Strike Well Clear In Closing-Day Bewitch

Carl R. Moore Management and Brad Grady’s Mom’s On Strike drew away from her closest rivals in the stretch for a 3¼-length victory over 3-5 favorite Daddys Lil Darling in the 57th running of the $150,000 Bewitch (G3) before a closing-day crowd of 18,690. The victory marked the first graded stakes win in North America for jockey […]

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Grade 1 Winner Girvin Returns In Lone Star’s Sexton Mile

Girvin, winner of the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Invitational last July, will return to racing in the Grade 3, $200k Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park on Sunday, May 6. “He is training great,” said owner Brad Grady who attended the races at Lone Star Park Thursday. “He had some great workouts at Keeneland. […]

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Triple Chelsea Runs Down Lady Aurelia In Giant’s Causeway Upset

Brad Grady’s Triple Chelsea, sent off at odds of 8-1, upset the 3-5 favorite Lady Aurelia in Saturday’s $100,000 Giant’s Causeway Stakes at Keeneland. A 5-year-old daughter of Hat Trick, the mare completed 5 1/2 furlongs over the firm turf in 1:02.40, defeating Lady Aurelia by almost two lengths. Triple Chelsea was ridden by Adam […]

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Charles Town Classic Nominees Led By Hoppertunity, Diversify

Headlined by Grade 1 winners Diversify, Girvin and Hoppertunity, a total of 48 horses have found their way into the nominations for the $1,200,000 Charles Town Classic to be run over the Charles Town oval coming up on April 21.  The Grade 2, 1 1/8 mile test will anchor a 13 race program at Charles Town that kicks off with a […]

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With Four Days Left, Cox, Sharp Neck And Neck In Race For Fair Grounds Training Title

With only four racing days left for the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Winter Meet, the title for leading trainer appears to be going right down to the wire. In the trainers standings, defending leading conditioner Brad Cox is ahead of Joe Sharp by three wins with 49 victories on the meet including a […]

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Mom’s On Strike Looking For Fifth Win In A Row In New Orleans Ladies

Brad Grady and Carl R Moore Management’s Mom’s On Strike will put her undefeated record over the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Stall-Wilson Turf Course on the line in Saturday’s $50,000 New Orleans Ladies Overnight Stakes, which is run at a mile-and-a-sixteenth. Trained by Joe Sharp, the 5-year-old daughter of First Dude enters the New Orleans Ladies […]

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Girvin Rejoins Joe Sharp Barn At Fair Grounds

Brad Grady’s Girvin, winner of last year’s Risen Star Stakes and Louisiana Derby (both Grade 2 events) returned to trainer Joe Sharp’s barn at the Fair Grounds following a winter spent at Grand Oaks Farm in Ocala, Fla., where he logged two breezes. The 4-year-old son of Tale of Ekati shipped to the Sharp barn […]

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New Information Prompts Kentucky Stewards To Rescind Ractopamine Positives For Arnold, Sharp

A board of stewards in Kentucky has rescinded a trio of positive tests for ractopamine and will not impose any sanctions on trainers George “Rusty” Arnold and Joe Sharp, or owners Calumet Farm and Brad Grady. News of the positives and associated penalties prompted a public outcry last week, given Arnold’s pristine record. Kentucky Horse […]

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Rusty Arnold On Pending Suspension: ‘The System Has Failed Me’

George R. “Rusty” Arnold II is a proud man. A third-generation Kentucky horseman, he’s trained Thoroughbreds for more than 40 years, saddled 16 Grade 1 winners and ranks 38th on the Equibase list of all-time leading trainers by money won, with over $64 million in total earnings. Arnold, 62, is the first to admit he […]

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