September 25, 2021

Zaajel wears down Always Carina to upset Mother Goose

June 26, 2021 0

As Shadwell’s star filly Malathaat awaits Saratoga, her Todd Pletcher stablemate Zaajel proved more than a mere deputy in Saturday’s $242,500 Mother Goose S. (G2) at Belmont Park. The 18.40-1 longshot attended 4-5 favorite Always […]

Life Is Good to Pletcher; Charlatan retired to stud

June 24, 2021 0

Two high-profile runners for the embattled Bob Baffert made headlines Thursday. While multiple Grade 1 hero Charlatan was retired to stud, onetime Kentucky Derby (G1) favorite Life Is Good is on the comeback trail – but will switch to the Todd Pletcher barn. […]

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. […]

Promise Keeper prevails as favorite in Peter Pan

May 8, 2021 0

Inheriting the favorite’s role in Saturday’s $194,000 Peter Pan S. (G3) following the scratch of the Preakness (G1)-bound Risk Taking, Promise Keeper did his part by repelling a bid from Nova Rags in deep stretch […]

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