west point thoroughbreds

Kanthaka Splits Horses For Lazaro Barrera Score

Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s classy Kanthaka returned to Santa Anita on Saturday to take the Grade III, $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes by three quarters of length under Flavien Prat.  Breaking from the rail, he was fifth midway around the far turn and split horses at the top of the lane en route to stopping the seven furlong clock […]

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‘Scalded’ Pitino Will Watch His Kentucky Oaks Runner Coach Rocks From Gulfstream Park

It is possible that no owner’s absence has ever prompted a greater stir, or caused more fans to revisit roiling emotions, than Rick Pitino’s decision to boycott the 144th running of the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks. Pitino has told his trainer, Dale Romans, friends, and his partners in Coach Rocks, a filly with a puncher’s […]

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West Point Admires ‘Versatility’ Of My Boy Jack, Purchases Interest

A member of last year’s Kentucky Derby-winning entourage of owners, West Point Thoroughbreds has just purchased an interest in 2018 contender My Boy Jack. According to bloodhorse.com, the 3-year-old son of Creative Cause will carry the silks of Monomoy Stable (Sol Kumin) on the first Saturday in May. “I’ve always liked this horse and admire his […]

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$600,000 Uncle Mo Colt Tops Barretts Spring Sale Of 2-Year-Olds In Training

A colt by champion juvenile Uncle Mo was the top-priced horse sold at the Barretts Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in training in Del Mar, Calif., on Wednesday, bringing a $600,000 bid from West Point Thoroughbreds. The sale topper was consigned by Eddie Woods, who purchased the colt at the 2017 Barretts August Select Yearling Sale […]

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Coach Rocks Blows By Take Charge Paula In Gulfstream Oaks

Bet down to 5-2 from her 8-1 morning-line odds, Roddy Valente, RAP Racing and West Point Thoroughbreds’ Coach Rocks came flying late to capture the Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Oaks by a half-length on Florida Derby Day. The sophomore filly by Oxbow earned 100 points toward the Kentucky Oaks, guaranteeing herself a spot in the […]

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Bloodlines: San Vicente Winner Kanthaka Enhances Spotlight On Jimmy Creed

One of the surprise successes of the 2017 sales season for 2-year-olds in training was the depth of quality and athletic ability found among the first-crop juveniles by the Distorted Humor stallion Jimmy Creed. In 2017, Jimmy Creed was an inexpensive stallion standing at Spendthrift Farm in Kentucky. He had been a nice racehorse, had […]

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Finley Joins WHOA: ‘It’s Time To Make A Move’

“For many years, I thought bringing in an outside entity to manage our sport’s drug testing and anti-doping programs was a bad idea. “My outlook has changed. “Think about this – on January 27, 1934, The BloodHorse published an article describing the extensive efforts of the National Association of State Racing Commissioners and their goal […]

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Ring Weekend Kicks Off 2018 In Style With Gulfstream Win

Multiple graded-stakes winner Ring Weekend sparkled in his 2018 debut Sunday at Gulfstream Park, rolling through the stretch to score impressively in the featured 11th race, a mile optional claiming allowance on turf. Owned by West Point Thoroughbreds, the 7-year-old gelding saved ground along the backstretch under Jose Ortiz as Hockey School cut out solid fractions of  24.21 […]

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Kanthaka Steals San Vicente At Odds Of 11-1

With heavily favored Ax Man deep fried at the quarter pole, Flavien Prat was on the move four-wide with longshot Kanthaka, who powered home to take Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita by a widening 3 ¼ lengths.  Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, the chestnut colt by Jimmy Creed got seven furlongs in 1:22.62 […]

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Old Friends’ ‘Hats Off To The Horses’ Kicks Off With Awesome Gem-Inspired Creation

The online fashion auction “Hats off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby” kicked off this week with another beautiful handcrafted Derby chapeau going on the virtual block to raise money for Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, KY. This is the ninth year that Old Friends has joined with acclaimed milliner […]

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