March 4, 2024

Timberlake returns a winner in Rebel

February 24, 2024 0

Timberlake was the class going into Saturday’s $1.25 million Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn Park and, despite not having run since the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) in November, proved as much in the 1 1/16-mile Road to the Kentucky Derby prep. […]

Timberlake a strong early favorite in Rebel

February 20, 2024 0

Timberlake, dominant winner of the Champagne (G1) last fall, will make his sophomore debut as a likely strong favorite against a dozen rivals in the $1.25 million Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. A […]

Nutella Fella rallies for 54-1 Hopeful shocker

September 4, 2023 0

Entering Monday trainer Gary Contessa had saddled just one winner all season, that being first-time starter Becky’s Joker ($44.40) in the Schuylerville (G3) on Saratoga‘s opening day card July 13. Contessa pulled off an even […]

Pirate breaks outside 10 Hopeful rivals

September 2, 2023 0

In a case of perhaps saving the best for last, the $300,000 Hopeful (G1) for two-year-olds has come up a fascinating end-of-meet feature on closing day of the Saratoga stand on Monday. Although the field […]