juvenile racing

Juvenile, Turf Racing Returns To Laurel Park This Thursday

Live racing returns to Laurel Park with an eight-race program Thursday, April 18 that marks the seasonal debut of both juvenile and turf racing to the Maryland calendar. Thursday’s opener is a $40,000 maiden special weight sprint going 4 ½ furlongs on the main track which attracted nine 2-year-old fillies, including a pair each from […]

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Gulfstream Park: Juvenile Racing Takes Center Stage During Spring/Summer Meet

The juvenile racing season kicks off at Gulfstream Park Thursday, when eight fillies are scheduled to contest a $65,000 maiden special weight dash at 4 ½ furlongs.. Marva, a daughter of Iqbaal, is likely to vie for favoritism on the strength of trainer Wesley Ward’s celebrated prowess with juveniles and a sharp three-furlong breeze from […]

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Avie’s Flatter Tops Woodbine’s Coronation Futurity For Canadian-Bred Juveniles

Avie’s Flatter heads into the 115th running of $225,000 Coronation Futurity, set for Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack, in top form for owner/breeder Ivan Dalos. A son of Flatter, Avie’s Flatter will look to deliver his connections the biggest win of his career in a significant race on the Woodbine Thoroughbred calendar for Canadian-foaled two-year-olds. […]

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Del Mar Odyssey: Into the Home Stretch

Peter Miller has virtually wrapped up his third summer training title at Del Mar, which enters its final week of racing on Wednesday. Miller is clicking at 30 percent, saddling 28 winners from 92 starts. That puts him 12 ahead of Doug O’Neill, who came back down to earth after winning four races opening day […]

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Ellis Park: ‘Economical Alternative’ To Saratoga For Juvenile Racing?

“We’re getting ready to head to Two-Year-Old Town.” That’s what trainer Dale Romans calls Ellis Park, which begins its race meet July 1 and where for years he has run most of his 2-year-olds in the summer. The track’s “baby races” no longer rank among racing’s best-kept secrets. The parade of stakes horses coming out of Ellis […]

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Haslett: American Influence Important As Australia’s 2-Year-Old Season Begins

In a week in which a colt sired by American stallion More Than Ready was the most expensive horse sold at Australia’s renowned Magic Millions Yearling Sale in Gold Coast, the city also hosted the first major race of the country’s two-year-old season, the Jeep Magic Millions 2YO Classic. The filly who won the $2 AUD […]

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Delta Downs Jackpot Daily Update: Been There, Done That

There’s a certain skill to successfully stepping up a lightly raced 2-year-old into graded stakes company or to handling a young, green racehorse in the heat of battle. That’s why experience plays an important role in a race like the Grade 3, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, set for Saturday afternoon. In our latest Jackpot […]

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Gulfstream: Two Lasix-Free Races Set For Saturday Attract 23 Entries

The offering of a Lasix-free event at Gulfstream once again proved popular with horsemen Thursday, when an oversubscribed field of 18 was split into two races. A pair of Lasix-free maiden special weight events for 2-year-old fillies will be run on Saturday’s card after attracting 23 entries Wednesday. Gulfstream is also working with Dr. Stephen […]

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The Experimental Free Handicap: A Retrospective With Tommy Trotter

Editor’s Note: Thursday, The Jockey Club will release the 2014 Experimental Free Handicap, with assigned weights from a committee comprised of P.J. Campo, Ben Huffman, Martin Panza and Tom Robbins. Racing historian and author Edward L. Bowen takes a trip down memory lane and revisits some prior editions of the Experimental Free Handicap with retired […]

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Thomas, Casse Announce Two-Year-Old Sales/Training Partnership

Becky Thomas and Justin Casse have announced they will partner to break, train and sell 2-year-olds for the 2015 season and beyond. The new operation will operate under the name Thomas & Casse and will offer its first consignment at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale Mar. 4. Thomas and Casse will also sell at this year’s […]

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