Another Miracle Gives Triple Crown Champ His First North American Stakes Winner

Leonard Green and Jonathan Green’s Another Miracle took to the turf in impressive fashion, winning his grass – and stakes – debut when overtaking 4-5 favorite Montauk Daddy in deep stretch and drawing away from Proven Strategies to win the $100,000 Skidmore for juveniles on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. Another Miracle, from the first […]

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Bloodlines: Maven Likely The First Of Many Stakes Winners For American Pharoah

Victory in the Group 3 Prix du Bois on June 29 at Chantilly made Maven the first stakes winner from the first crop of racers by 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (by Pioneerof the Nile). A champion at both 2 and 3, American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed (Exclusive Native) […]

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Pharoah Colt Maven To Aim For Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

The first group-winning colt for his Triple Crown champion sire American Pharoah, Richard Ravin’s Maven has one more start planned overseas in the July 31 Molecomb Stakes (G3) at Goodwood. According to, the 2-year-old will then take aim at the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint this fall at Santa Anita Park. “I’m trying to […]

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Maven Gives Sire American Pharoah His First Graded Stakes Winner

Freshman stallion American Pharoah has now sired a Group 3 winner, as his 2-year-old son Maven took Saturday’s Prix du Bois at Chantilly for trainer Wesley Ward. Owned by Richard Ravin and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, the colt won the five-furlong sprint by a head, recording a final time of :58.36 over good-to-soft going. Originally […]

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American Pharoah Colt Maven Unsold At Goffs, Expected For Thursday Start At Royal Ascot

Richard Ravin’s Maven made news as American Pharoah’s first winner in North America back in April at Aqueduct, and now the 2-year-old colt is scheduled to start in Thursday’s Group 2 Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot. On Monday, Maven went through the ring at the Goffs London sale, but was bought back for £725,000. He […]

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‘Horses Are Running For Me’: Dylan Davis Continues To Build On Strong 2019 Campaign

Jockey Dylan Davis continues to build off a stellar start to his 2019 campaign, entering Friday tied for second with 25 wins during the Belmont Park spring/summer meet. Davis, who has amassed a 25-14-25 record in 157 mounts, is tied with Kendrick Carmouche, who are both eight wins behind leading rider Jose Lezcano. The success […]

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Wesley Ward Trainees Top Friday’s Tremont

A talented field of eight juveniles is set to compete in the 122nd running of the $150,000 Tremont at 5 ½ furlongs on Friday at Belmont Park. The Tremont is part of the second day of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, which begins June 6 and concludes with the 151st running of the Grade 1, […]

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Maven Becomes First North American Winner For American Pharoah

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah recorded his first winner in North America when Richard Ravin’s Maven took the Friday opener at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Wesley Ward trainee, sent to post as the odds-on favorite in the 4 1/2-furlong maiden sprint, went straight to the lead under jockey Dylan Davis. The chestnut colt marked the opening quarter-mile in 22.55 seconds […]

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