wicked strong

Jerkens: Shaman Ghost Will ‘Probably Be The Best’ Horse He’s Trained

Whether working for his late Hall of Fame father, Allen, or since going out on his own now 20 years ago, trainer Jimmy Jerkens has been around good horses all his life. He’s confident his current stable star will wind up shining brightest of all. Stronach Stable’s multiple Grade 1 winner Shaman Ghost is the […]

Continue reading
Maragh’s Wood Memorial Comeback Earns Jockey Of The Week Title

Wood Memorial winner Rajiv Maragh won his best race since returning to ride last winter and was named Jockey of the Week for April 3-9, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North […]

Continue reading
First Foal By Wicked Strong Born On New Year’s Day

Spendthrift Farm’s Wicked Strong, Hard Spun’s millionaire winner of the Wood Memorial S. (G1), sired his first reported foal on New Year’s Day when a colt was born at Brandywine Farm in Paris, KY. Bred by Brandywine’s Jim and Pam Robinson, the colt is out of the El Corredor mare Circle My Name, a daughter […]

Continue reading
Le Romain Becomes Ninth Gr. 1 Winner For Hard Spun

Darley stallion Hard Spun got his ninth lifetime Grade or Group 1 winner on Saturday when Le Romain captured the Randwick Guineas in Australia in an upset victory. The 3-year-old colt covered the 1600 meters (about one mile) on the turf in 1:33.38, according to racingpost.com. Trained by Kris Lees, Le Romain was relaxed early […]

Continue reading
Spendthrift’s B. Wayne Hughes Named Richest Kentuckian

With a net worth of approximately $2.5 billion, B. Wayne Hughes topped Forbes’ 2015 list of the richest individuals in the state of Kentucky. The 82-year-old owner of Lexington-based Spendthrift Farm, Hughes made his fortune in the self-storage business with a company called Public Storage, which boasts 2,200 locations across the world. Hughes purchased the […]

Continue reading
In The Stud: Wicked Strong, New For 2016

The Paulick Report is pleased to introduce a new photo/video feature that will run every other week and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are either just entering stud in 2016, or stallions that have not yet had their first crop […]

Continue reading
BC Turf Sprint, Dirt Mile Notes: Tapiture ‘Full Of Himself’

Wesley Ward (Undrafted, The Great War and Green Mask, Turf Sprint) – Wesley Ward’s trio of Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint contenders all had light excercise on Thursday morning, each jogging a lap on the main course. Last year, Ward finished second and third in the Turf Sprint with No Nay Never and Undrafted. Like in […]

Continue reading
BC Dirt Mile Notes: Wicked Strong Connections Hoping For Rapid Early Pace

Centennial Farms’ Wicked Strong was sent to the Keeneland main track Tuesday morning for a gallop and finished off with a breeze through the stretch. “He went well,” trainer James Jerkens said. “The track was sloppy. He went out early. It was packed down.” Wicked Strong, who finished second behind Tonalist in the 1 ¼ […]

Continue reading
Spendthrift Looking ‘Wicked Strong’ For 2016

Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired the breeding rights to Grade 1-winning millionaire Wicked Strong, and the 4-year-old colt by Hard Spun will be retired at season’s end to stand stud at Spendthrift in 2016 as the farm’s newest participant in its renowned “Share The Upside” program. “Wicked Strong is a Grade 1 winner by […]

Continue reading
Tonalist Prevails Again In Jockey Club Gold Cup

Tonalist defended his title and scored his fifth victory at Belmont Park in winning Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup. Under John Velazquez, the 4-year-old son of Tapit made a move off the turn and overtook a game Wicked Strong in mid-stretch, pulling away to win by 4 3/4 lengths in a final […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram