After a shin injury, the ease and power in the gray filly’s works has only grown in the run-up to the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), in which she’ll face grade 1 competition for the first time. Click here for the full story.
Oldzfourfortytwo, sent away as the second-longest shot in the field, pulled off an upset to win Sunday night’s $100,000 Mark McDermott Stakes for Pennsylvania-bred 2-year-olds at Presque Isle Downs. Click here to read the full story.
A total of 4 PA-Breds are catalogued to sell in the OBS March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training taking place March 14-15 in Ocala, FL. Under Tack Show runs from Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11. The following is a complete list of the PA-Breds entered in the sale (with breeder/consignor). Registered PA-Breds Hip no. 440, Read more »
ARCADIA, Calif. – Unique Bella left veteran Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith amazed by her comprehensive win in Sunday’s $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita. Smith said Unique Bella traveled so easily through the race – first as a stalker and then comfortably on the lead for the final 4 1/2 furlongs – Read more »
HOT SPRINGS – River Ridge Ranch LLC.’s Storm Advisory ran away with Saturday’s $125,000 King Cotton Stakes, leaving five other rivals in his dust, including 2-5 favorite Ivan Fallunovalot. Ivan Fallunovalot, who was seeking his third straight King Cotton victory, finished fourth. Breaking sharply under jockey Geovanni Franco, Storm Advisory assumed the early lead and Read more »
A total of 3 PA-Breds are catalogued to sell in Fasig-Tipton’s Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale taking place February 6 through February 7 in Lexington, KY. The following is a complete list of the PA-Breds entered in the sale (with breeder/consignor). Registered PA-Breds Hip no. 226 Bay Filly, 2013, by Majestic Warrior (2005) – Annette’s Jet Read more »
ARCADIA, Calif. – Wavell Avenue couldn’t do it in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Santa Anita in November. Fantastic Style failed in the $200,000 Santa Monica Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday. In both races, Finest City was challenged early in the stretch by formidable rivals in important sprints for fillies and Read more »
The $75,000 Native Dancer Stakes at Laurel Park might have been Page McKenney’s first start in nine months, but he looked anything but rusty while scoring a 1 3/4-length win the 1 1/16-mile race for older horses. Page McKenney had not raced since April before Saturday’s Native Dancer. Page McKenney, now 7, had not been Read more »
Finest City not only proved the best distaff sprinter of 2016, but acquitted herself around two turns on dirt and turf as well. It illustrated the mare’s versatility, though in the end, she demonstrated her keen sprinting ability by beating the best in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) to clinch the Eclipse Read more »
Unique Bella’s easy win in Sunday’s $200,000 Santa Ynez Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita left trainer Jerry Hollendorfer in awe of her effort – and looking forward to more prestigious races in coming months. Unique Bella romps by 7 1/2 lengths under Mike Smith in the Santa Ynez for 3-year-old fillies. Unique Bella Read more »