December 5, 2021

Independence Hall makes all in Fayette

October 30, 2021 0

In his pre-race study of Saturday’s $200,000 Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland, jockey Javier Castellano noted the lack of apparent speed in the 1 1/8-mile fixture for older horses, especially following the scratch of Sleepy […]

High Oak rumbles in Saratoga Special

August 14, 2021 0

High Oak enjoyed a perfect, stalk-and-pounce trip on his way to the winner’s circle in Saturday’s $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2) for two-year-olds. Rating less than a couple of lengths behind Gunite and Doctor Jeff, who […]

Stradivarius bids for fourth Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

June 12, 2021 0

Just 12 years after Yeats won the Gold Cup (G1) for a record fourth time, Stradivarius is in position to emulate that historic achievement at Royal Ascot Thursday. At the opposite end of the distance spectrum, the Norfolk S. (G2) serves as a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2) […]

Con Lima pounces in Wonder Again; Happy Soul romps in Astoria

June 3, 2021 0

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival opened Thursday with a trio of black-type events. While Con Lima rolled at 8.30-1 in the Wonder Again S. (G3), Change of Control went off at a much shorter 1.45-1 in the Intercontinental S. (G3), and Happy Soul aired as a prohibitive odds-on favorite in the Astoria S. […]