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Daredevil Colt Fastest In Final Session Of OBS March Under Tack Show

Hip No. 640, a son of Daredevil consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third and final session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The […]

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American Pharoah Filly Fastest At Second OBS March Under-Tack Session

Hip No. 237, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay […]

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Whoa Nellie Auditioning For Azeri In Monday’s Bayakoa

Whoa Nellie was 20-1 in the program for her stakes debut last month, but she’s the 5-2 program favorite for the $200,000 Bayakoa Stakes (G3) for older fillies and mares Monday at Oaklawn. That’s the power of a sparkling 4 ½-length victory in the $100,000 Pippin Jan. 25, Oaklawn’s first of three preps for the […]

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Mrs. Orb By A Nose In Bay Ridge Thriller

Mrs. Orb dug in gamely and put her nose in front of Lucky Move at the wire to make her stakes debut a winning one in Sunday’s $100,000 Bay Ridge at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained and part-owned by Michael Miceli with Ruggeri Stable, Richard Coburn and Script R Farm, Mrs. Orb arrived at the nine-furlong test […]

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‘All Systems Go’ For Fountain Of Youth Hero Code Of Honor

Trainer Shug McGaughey reported Sunday morning that William S. Farish’s Code of Honor came out of his victory in Saturday’s $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) in good order. “So far, all systems are go,” said McGaughey less than 16 hours after watching the 3-year-old colt win Saturday and bounce back from a disappointing performance […]

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Orb’s Former Exercise Rider, Now Trainer, Sends Out First Stakes Starter In General George

Don’t expect trainer Jenn Patterson to be overwhelmed Saturday when she sends out her first horse of the year, first in a stakes and just the 18thin a fledgling career, in one of the marquee races on the richest day of Laurel Park’s winter season. As a former assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Shug […]

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‘Sensational Mind’ Gives Sippican Harbor A Leg Up On Other Juvenile Fillies

Trainer Gary Contessa is enjoying a resurgent 2018 campaign with 46 wins on the season, already 12 more victories than he recorded a year ago. The veteran conditioner reflected on his success during Thursday’s nightcap at Belmont Park as Poshsky splashed to victory in the slop to provide Contessa with his 13th win of the […]

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Claiborne Farm Announces 2019 Fees, Led By War Front At $250,000

The Hancock family’s Claiborne Farm, home of international super-sire War Front, announced 2019 stud fees for its roster to stand at the Paris, Ky.-based farm for the upcoming breeding season. Among 12 stallions currently standing at Claiborne, War Front will remain at $250,000 next year. The leading sire by percentage of lifetime graded stakes winners, […]

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Flattered By Restless Rider, Sippican Harbor ‘Just So Good Right Now’

The two-length winner of Saratoga’s Grade 1 Spinaway, Sippican Harbor is on track for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies next month at Churchill Downs. Trainer Gary Contessa watched his star pupil breeze six furlongs in 1:13.81 over Belmont’s training track on Monday, her third work since the Spinaway. “She’s just so good right now,” said […]

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