yellow ribbon stakes

Two Musketeers? With Prat At Saratoga, Leparoux To Ride Vasilika In Del Mar’s Yellow Ribbon

French-born jockeys Flavien Prat and Julien Leparoux will be at opposite ends of the country from their home bases on Saturday aboard two of the best female runners in America. Prat will be at Saratoga to ride Bellafina in the Test Stakes on Saturday while Leparoux will be here for the assignment on Vasilika in the Grade […]

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Cambodia Absolutely Dominant In Repeat Yellow Ribbon Score

Returning to her favorite turf course at Del Mar, Winter Quarter Farm’s Cambodia totally dominated her rivals in Saturday’s Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon Stakes, winning the race for the second year in a row. The 6-year-old daughter of War Front was off as the 8-5 favorite under Drayden Van Dyke; she stalked the pace and […]

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Brazilian Native Lobo Saddles Two South Americans In Saturday’s Yellow Ribbon

Trainer Paulo Lobo will be represented by a quarter of the field when he saddles two South American imports in Saturday’s Grade II $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Stakes for older fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course at Del Mar. Kiss Me Now, a 4-year-old Brazilian-bred, will be making her U.S. debut […]

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Avenge Returns To Face A Field Of Seven In G2 Yellow Ribbon

Avenge returns to the track where she recorded two wins last year as the likely favorite in a field of eight for Saturday’s Grade II $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap. Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella conditions and Flavien Prat rides the 5-year-old daughter of War Front for owner Ramona S. Bass in the 1 1/16th […]

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California dreamin’: Marketing Mix heading west for next start

Glen Hill Farm’s multiple graded stakes winner Marketing Mix will be heading out to California for her next start, trainer Tom Proctor told the Daily Racing Form. The 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro will contest the Rodeo Drive Stakes (formerly the Yellow Ribbon, gr. IT) on Sept. 29, with the hopes of finally notching her […]

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U.S. return in the cards for I’m A Dreamer

Trainer David Simcock is planning another U.S. raid with his grade 1-winning mare I’m A Dreamer. The 5-year-old mare by Noverre held off the late challenge of Marketing Mix to win the Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) at Arlington Park Aug. 18. It was I’m A Dreamer’s first grade 1 victory, after having been close […]

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Dubawi Heights is tops in Yellow Ribbon

Dubawi Heights powered home to win the Grade 1 Yellow Ribbon Stakes at Santa Anita by a length over Cozi Rosie. Harmonious finished third.   Dubawi Heights is a 4-year-old daughter of Dubawi trained by Simon Callaghan. She was ridden to victory by Joel Rosario.   Running time for the mile and one-quarter on the […]

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UPDATE: RACING RETURN OF AN AGING DIVA

By Ray Paulick UPDATE: Shortly after publication of the following article, an official with the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission told the Paulick Report that Violet Eyed Diva will be scratched. She will be prohibited from racing in Pennsylvania until stewards are satisfied with her racing fitness. If the date was April 1 instead […]

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PLETCHER POSITIVE: DRUG USED WITH PENICILLIN

By Ray Paulick Procaine, the local anesthetic detected above threshold levels in the Todd Pletcher-trained filly Wait a While when she finished third in the Oct. 24 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Santa Anita Park, is used in association with penicillin G to prolong the minimum inhibitory concentration of the drug; in […]

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