Belmont Winner Tapwrit Preparing For 2018 Debut This Weekend

Tapwrit, the reigning Belmont Stakes winner, will make his first start in almost a year this weekend. Daily Racing Form’s David Grening reports the big gray will contest an allowance race on Sunday at Belmont Park. Jose Ortiz will be aboard. Trainer Todd Pletcher attributed the long break to an injury to the horse’s frog — […]

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Museum Of Racing Turns Spotlight On Tampa Bay Downs During March

Throughout the month of March, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be showcasing the history of Tampa Bay Downs as its Industry Partner of the Month, a new initiative to recognize and promote key thoroughbred racing organizations. During March, the Museum will display memorabilia from Tampa Bay Downs, as well as […]

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Ortiz Returns To Saddle, Earns Jockey Of The Week Title

Just a week after a successful return to riding, Jose Ortiz won two stakes at Gulfstream and was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending January 7, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents […]

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‘Rebuilding’ Pletcher Seeks His 15th Consecutive Title In Gulfstream’s Championship Meet

From his first career winner in 1996 to his 4,000th twenty winters later, Gulfstream Park has been very good to Todd Pletcher. He has won its signature race – the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) – four times, more than any single trainer, and it is where he stepped on stage to claim the last two […]

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Tapwrit Half-Brother Stars In Fair Grounds Maiden Race On Saturday

The most intriguing undercard race on Saturday at the Fair Grounds is easily race 2, an open 2-year-old mile and 70-yard maiden topped by Ride a Comet, a Candy Ride (Arg) half-brother to 2017 Belmont Stakes winner Tapwrit. Trained by Mark Casse and owned by John C. Oxley and My Meadowview Farm, the son of […]

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Lost And Found Presented by Horseware: Class Of 2017

As the dust clears from the 2017 Breeders’ Cup and the racing world’s attention shifts to the 2017 Eclipse Awards, a lot of people are looking at the 3-year-old male category somewhat wistfully. For a couple of seasons, we were spoiled by Triple Crown trail stars like California Chrome and American Pharoah, but not every […]

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Gainesway: Leading Sire Tapit Again Commands $300,000 In 2018

Gainesway has released stud fees for its 2018 roster, and Tapit, the leading North American sire in 2014, 2015, and 2016, will again command a $300,000 fee and his book will be limited to 125 mares. Tapit increased his lifetime tally of Grade 1 winners to 23 in 2017. Tapwrit became his sire’s third Belmont […]

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Tapwrit Podría Perder El Resto De La Temporada 2017 Debido A Problemas En Un Casco

Tapwrit, ganador del Belmont Stakes (G1) de 2017, pudiera permanecer en reposo por el resto de esta temporada debido a una lesión en el casco de su mano derecha luego de disputar el Travers Stakes (G1). Su copropietario Aron Wellman informó al Daily Racing Form que el caballo perdió parte de la suela de su […]

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Foot Injury May Force Tapwrit To Miss Remainder Of Season

Belmont Stakes winner Tapwrit may be sidelined for the rest of the year after he came out of the G1 Travers Stakes with an injury to his right front foot. Co-owner Aron Wellman told the Daily Racing Form that the colt shed the frog in his right front foot after the Travers, and has since been sent […]

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