Friday, September 27 2013
Sola Gratia, Millennia Clash Again in $100,000 Our Dear Peggy Stakes
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Sola Gratia was not stakes-placed. In fact, she had never even been entered in a stakes race. Yet, being a daughter of Belmont Stakes winner Touch Gold and having compiled a solid race record in claiming and allowance company, she was deemed by owner/breeder David Dizney to be worthy of a second career as a broodmare.
Wednesday, September 25 2013
BREEDERS’ CUP CHAMP BEHOLDER FACES OLDER FOR THE FIRST TIME
JOYFUL VICTORY & NAPRAVNIK SHIP WEST AS CONTENTIOUS FIELD OF EIGHT COLLIDE IN GRADE I ZENYATTA STAKES AT SANTA ANITA SATURDAY
OUTSTANDING FIELD CONTESTS MILE AND A SIXTEENTH BREEDERS’ CUP ‘WIN AND YOU’RE IN’ PREP FOR $2 MILLION DISTAFF AT SANTA ANITA NOV. 1
TAMARANDO, DANCE WITH FATE, CAN THE MAN HEAD FRONTRUNNER STAKES SATURDAY
FIELD OF 11 TO GO 1 1/16 MILES IN BREEDERS’ CUP ‘WIN AND YOU’RE IN’ PREP TO $2 MILLION JUVENILE ON NOV. 2
ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2013)—The 1-2-3 finishers in the Grade I Del Mar Futurity head up an 11-horse field of 2-year-olds in Saturday’s Grade I, $250,000 FrontRunner Stakes at Santa Anita, a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” prep for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 2.
GRADE I CHANDELIER STAKES FOR 2-YEAR-OLD FILLIES
SPEEDY SHE’S A TIGER, WITH STEVENS UP, LOOMS HORSE TO BEAT IN SATURDAY’S GRADE I CHANDELIER STAKES FOR 2-YEAR-OLD FILLIES GOING 1 1/16 MILES AT SANTA ANITA
FIELD OF EIGHT SIGNED UP TO COMPETE IN BREEDERS’ CUP ‘WIN AND YOU’RE IN’ PREP TO $2 MILLION JUVENILE FILLIES TO BE RUN NOV. 2
MUCHO MACHO MAN HEADS GRADE I, $250,000 AWESOME AGAIN STAKES
A FIELD OF 10 PREP FOR $5 MILLION BREEDERS’ CUP CLASSIC
AS SANTA ANITA CARDS FIVE GRADE I ‘WIN AND YOU’RE IN’
BREEDERS’ CUP PREP STAKES ON SATURDAY
FRONTRUNNER, CHANDELIER, ZENYATTA & RODEO DRIVE STAKES ALL SERVE AS FINAL PREPS FOR TWO-DAY BREEDERS’ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS NOV. 1 & 2
Flat Out seeks to make history in G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational
ELMONT, N.Y. - On October 20, 1962, Kelso became the first - and so far only - horse in history to win three straight editions of the Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational. On Saturday at Belmont Park, the 7-year-old Flat Out will try to join Kelso as he goes for a third consecutive Gold Cup against one of the most formidable fields ever assembled for the Grade 1, $1 million race.
Royal Delta faces Princess of Sylmar in Grade 1 Beldame
ELMONT, N.Y. - The two leading female stars of racing, both streaking toward divisional championships, will collide Saturday when Royal Delta takes on Princess of Sylmar in the 74th running of the Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame Invitational at Belmont Park.
TOP 3-YEARS-OLD NOMINATED TO $500,000 INDIANA DERBY
SHELBYVILLE, IN.—Uncaptured, the reigning Canadian Horse of the Year and 2012 champion two-year-old, leads the list of 40 nominations to the prestigious $500,000-added Indiana Derby(G2), and a pair of multiple graded stakes winners from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert are among the 30 fillies nominated to the $200,000-added Indiana Oaks (G2).
Sunday, September 22 2013
Bahamian Squall Breezes Sharply for Stakes Engagement Next Weekend
Fawkes Enters Two for Saturday’s $100,000 Our Dear Peggy Stakes
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Bahamian Squall prepped for a start in next Saturday’s $400,000 Vosburgh at Belmont Park Sunday morning, breezing a half-mile in a quick 47.28 seconds at Gulfstream Park.
Belmont Park Notes
• Mott primed for big Super Saturday
• Plans undetermined for G2 Gallant Bloom winner Cluster of Stars; Justin Phillip to breeze Monday for G1 Vosburgh
• The Lumber Guy revving up for G1 Vosburgh defense
IMMORTAL EYES DOMINATES DE FRANCIS DASH SCORE
BECOMES MILLIONAIRE FOR LOCAL CONNECTIONS
LAUREL, MD. 09-21-13---Robert Abbo Racing Stable LLC’s Immortal Eyes left the gate in a flash, opened up quickly on his rivals and won in hand in the $350,000 Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash contested over the sloppy main track at Laurel Park.
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Saturday, September 21 2013
Gallant Bloom Handicap (G2) Quotes
Toby Sheets, assistant to Steve Asmussen, winning trainer of Cluster of Stars (No. 2): "That's great, that's awesome. She's never done anything wrong, and she continues to improve, be right there against good horses, and do the right things."