west virginia governor’s stakes

Silver Dust Denies Game Kukulkan In West Virginia Governor’s Stakes

Tom Durant’s Silver Dust (7-2) was determined in Saturday’s Grade 3 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes at Mountaineer, turning back several challenges from 3-1 favorite and Mexican Triple Crown winner Kukulkan to win by about a half-length on the wire. The 5-year-old Tapit gelding, ridden by Jack Gilligan for trainer Bret Calhoun, covered 1 1/16 miles […]

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Leofric Leads All The Way In West Virginia Governor’s Stakes

Steve Landers’ Leofric was sent off as the even-money favorite in Saturday’s Grade 3 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes at Mountaineer, and delivered a game front-running victory to hold on and win by a head over stablemate Term of Art at the wire. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux for Brad Cox […]

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Departing May Seek West Virginia Encore On Derby Undercard

Back in 2013, Departing registered one of the most dominating performances in the history of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby. His 8 ¾-length margin of victory remains the largest in the race since it attained graded status 14 years ago. Departing was the 7-5 post-time favorite in the field of nine, and the […]

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