PA-Bred Princess of Sylmar Will Run in Kentucky Oaks

By Esther Marr, @BH_EMarr   Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt Princess of Sylmar at Churchill Downs Order This Photo   Trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed that King of Prussia Stable’s homebred filly Princess of Sylmar will compete in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).   The daughter of Majestic Warrior   will be ridden by Mike Smith in the Read more »

Wise Dan Triumphant in Maker’s 46 Return

By Claire Novak, @BH_CNovak   Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt   The champ is back. Morton Fink’s 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan easily won the $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile (gr. IT) by a length over Data Link April 12 at Keeneland, successfully making his 2013 debut while recording his sixth straight victory (VIDEO).   Racing for the Read more »


Parx Racing will host two state-bred stakes Saturday afternoon, the $75,000 Lyman Handicap and the $75,000 Foxy J G Stakes.  Both stakes will be contested at seven furlongs, the Lyman for three year-olds and up and Foxy J G for fillies and mares, three and up.   A full field of twelve will face the Read more »


Augustin Stable’s Kittens Point finished third in the $500,000 G1 Ashland Stakes at Keeneland on April 6th.  The three-year-old filly by Kitten’s Joy was held off of the early pace and moved into striking position in the lane, but could not catch winner Emollient, who won by 9 lengths.  Kitten’s Joy has won two races Read more »

Jumps: Divine Fortune states case

Published on Sunday, 07 April 2013 20:10 Joe Clancy The first double-meet weekend of the 2013 steeplechase season turned into a showcase for the proverbial little guy as wins came early and often for stables that don’t routinely crack the top 10 on the circuit. Good for the game, no matter who you root for. Read more »

Oaklawn: Officer Alex noses out Bobcat Jim in Bachelor

By Mary Rampellini HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Officer Alex caught Bobcat Jim on the wire for a dramatic win in the $75,000 Bachelor for 3-year-olds at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. The six-furlong race was run on a perfect spring afternoon, before an ontrack crowd of 22,361. Coady Photography Officer Alex and jockey Alex Birzer (left) Read more »