Mendelssohn

Audible Jumps To Second In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

New York-bred Audible (6 first-place votes, 381 points)hasmoved up to second in the latest NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll following a three-length score in Saturday’s $1 million Xpressbet Florida Derby, while Ireland-based Mendelssohn (9; 285) jumped to third on the basis of a track-record, 18 1/2-length win in the $2 million UAE Derby. Bolt d’Oro (28 first-place votes, 429 points), expected to run in Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby, […]

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Kentucky Derby Media Poll: Mendelssohn Soars Up The Rankings

While Bolt d’Oro remained a clear choice Monday atop a new 2018 Kentucky Derby Media Poll assembled by HorseRacingNation.com, that’s not what a national panel of voters wished to discuss this week. UAE Derby winner Mendelssohn settled at No. 3, just behind Florida Derby winner Audible, as it “looks like the Euros are finally live for the first Saturday in May,” said Mike Hartnett, weekend news […]

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Mendelssohn Brinda Una Soberbia Demostración En El UAE Derby, Queda Listo Para El Kentucky Derby

Aunque no se esperaban sorpresas en el UAE Derby (G2, $2,000,000), resulta que al final sí hubo una, bastante grata. Mendelssohn ganó por casi 20 cuerpos y pulverizó el récord de pista de Meydan para 1900 metros. El hijo de Scat Daddy y hermano materno de la campeona Beholder superó ampliamente las expectativas al obtener […]

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Mendelssohn Annihilates UAE Derby Field In First Start On Dirt

Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf last fall, Coolmore’s Mendelssohn added to his record on Saturday with a dominating victory in the Group 2 UAE Derby in his first start on a dirt course. The 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy left the starting gates on top and never relinquished his lead, crossing the wire […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Equine Equipment: Gronk, UAE Intrigue

It’s a big weekend on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The latest news on the Triple Crown trail is that the colt Gronkowski won the final race on the separate European Road to the Kentucky Derby Friday in England, qualifying him for a guaranteed slot in the starting gates on the first Saturday in […]

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UAE Derby: ‘Pace’ An Important Asset For Mendelssohn, Local Filly Rayya Rates ‘A Good Chance’

Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, Coolmore’s Mendelssohn is on track to bring trainer Aidan O’Brien back to the Kentucky Derby. The record-setting Ballydoyle conditioner has never finished better than fifth in the Run for the Roses, according to sportinglife.com. “You are going over to the other side of the world and getting pitched into […]

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Mendelssohn: Una Incógnita Entre Los Posibles Aspirantes Al Kentucky Derby 2018

A mes y medio para la disputa del Kentucky Derby (G1), la ruta a la Carrera de las Rosas posiblemente haya dejado más preguntas que respuestas. Cada carrera preparatoria de la segunda fase ha revelado nombres nuevos, y al mismo tiempo parece haber dejado a otros fuera de consideración para el gran evento. Incluso, un […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Editorial, A Climax Stallion: The Other March Madness?

When they start playing college hoops all day on a weekday, you know it’s also time for the Road to the Kentucky Derby to heat up. Last week’s trio of Derby preps, including that thrilling San Felipe stretch duel and stewards’ controversy was one heckuva buzzer beater and certainly set things in motion. On this […]

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Trio Of U.S.-Based Colts Pointed To Meydan’s UAE Derby

Americans to join the fray this week include a member of ‘Team Gun Runner,’ Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Steve Asmussen-trained Reride. Like Gun Runner, a son of Candy Ride, the game colt has two consecutive stakes wins and impressively took the Mine That Bird Derby at Sunland Park last out in the desert of New Mexico. Reride may […]

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Mine That Bird Stakes Winner Reride Will Ship For UAE Derby

Trainer Steve Asmussen told drf.com on Saturday that 3-year-old Reride, winner of the $100,000 Mine That Bird Stakes at Sunland Park in his most recent start, will travel to Dubai for his next start. The Winchell Thoroughbreds homebred, a son of Candy Ride, is being pointed to the UAE Derby on the Dubai World Cup undercard. […]

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