Thoroughbred News

Cup Triumph For Dubawi’s Al Kazeem

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:50 AM ET 4th at CGH (CURRAGH)G1 Tattersalls Gold Cup     Winner: Al Kazeem (GB) by Dubawi (Ire) John Deer's Al Kazeem (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) regains The C... Read More...

Solow So Good at Longchamp

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:44 AM ET 5th at LCP (LONGCHAMP)G1 Prix d'Ispahan     Winner: Solow (GB) by Singspiel (Ire) It's a banner day for the Wertheimers as Solow (GB) (Singspi... Read More...

Pivotal’s Queen’s Jewel in Record-Breaking Saint-Alary Win

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:16 AM ET 4th at LCP (LONGCHAMP)G1 Pour Moi Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary     Winner: Queen's Jewel (GB) by Pivotal (GB) The Wertheimers' Queen's Jewel (GB)... Read More...

Galileo Filly Beats the Boys in the Gallinule

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:05 AM ET 3rd at CGH (CURRAGH)G3 Airlie Stud Gallinule S.     Winner: Curvy (GB) by Galileo (Ire) Susan Magnier's Curvy (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) wins The Cu... Read More...

McGee: Belmont pick four play for Monday, May 25

DRF | 2 days ago
I’m sold on the Michelle Nevin-trained READTHEBYLINE (5) in the Commentator (race 3) on this nice-looking Memorial Day program, awash with New York-bred stakes. Read More...

Watchmaker: American Pharoah faces unfamiliar track in Triple Crown bid

DRF | 2 days ago
It bears repeating that American Pharoah will be bidding to make history in more ways than one in the Belmont Stakes on June 6. Beyond attempting to become only the 12th to sweep the Triple Crown, he will be attempting to become the first to complete a sweep of the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes without having previously raced at Belmont Park. Read More...

Deep Impact Filly Up Late For Japanese Oaks Score

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 9:07 AM ET 8th at TKY (TOKYO)G1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks-$1.8m)     Winner: Mikki Queen (Jpn) by Deep Impact (Jpn) Deep Impact Filly Up Late For Japane... Read More...

War Front Firster Prevails at The Curragh

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 9:06 AM ET 1st at CGH (CURRAGH)?18,000 Big Bad Bob EBF Maiden     Winner: Air Force Blue by War Front Susan Magnier colorbearer Air Force Blue (War Front)... Read More...

Bobcat Jim, Yucca give Smith Saturday stakes sweep

DRF | 2 days ago
Bobcat Jim capped a great night for the Kenny Smith stable when he rallied strongly to get past Delaunay for a neck victory in the $73,500 Ed Skinner Memorial on Saturday at Prairie Meadows. Read More...

Medaglia d’Oro Colt Headlines National Opener

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 8:40 AM ET MMNWNL (Magic Millions National Weanling Sale)hip 111     Weanling C     Medaglia d'Oro--Starfish (Aus)     500,0... Read More...

Get the Sensation wins fourth straight in Fancy Buckles

DRF | 2 days ago
After winning an early pace battle with Kluvyabye, Get the Sensation found herself alone on the lead in the $50,000 Fancy Buckles Stakes at Charles Town on Friday night and won by 6 1/2 lengths. Read More...

Lone Star, Remington lose races due to inclement weather

DRF | 2 days ago
Lone Star Park near Dallas was forced to cancel its final three races Saturday night due to inclement weather, while its sister track, Remington Park in Oklahoma City, lost 10 of its races, also due to heavy rains. Both tracks are scheduled to resume racing Sunday. Read More...

Belmont Thrillers, Whether by a Nose or by 31 Lengths

The Triple Crown contender American Pharoah and his challengers will follow memorable rivalries when they compete in the Belmont Stakes on June 6. Read More...

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TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:40 PM ET It was harder work than expected, but Gleneagles (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) still managed to justify... Read More...

Yonkers: In The Arsenal holds on for Rooney elim victory

DRF | 2 days ago
In The Arsenal and Sonofa Sizzle scored in their eliminations for the Art Rooney Pace on Saturday night at Yonkers Raceway. Read More...

Texas Air Seeks Upset in Lone Star ‘Cap

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
After winning the Texas Mile (gr. III) May 1 at odds of 24-1, Paul Rigali Jr.'s homebred Texas Air will look to provide another upset in the $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III) May 25. Read More...

Why I Want a Triple Crown Winner

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The longer we go without a Triple Crown winner, the more embedded I become in a dubious fraternity; one whose membership requires only a single qualification â€" you have to be old. Read More...

Motown Men shows new dimension in Tiznow

DRF | 2 days ago
In his 29th career start, Motown Men was forced into something new in Saturday’s $151,250 Tiznow Stakes for California-breds at Santa Anita. The 6-year-old Motown Men closed from well off the pace to win his first stakes. Read More...

African Rose earns sixth stakes win in Albuquerque Distaff

DRF | 2 days ago
African Rose returned to her best distance Saturday and rolled to a 3 3/4- length win in the $55,000 Albuquerque Distaff in New Mexico. Read More...

No one can catch Z Smoking Gun in Inaugural

DRF | 2 days ago
Z Smoking Gun became a stakes winner on Saturday when he won the $40,000 Inaugural at Arapahoe Park. Read More...

Southern Honey Seeks Repeat in Winning Colors

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
A field of 10 fillies and mares is set for the $100,000 Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) May 25 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Prat brings home 41-1 longshot Neveradoubt in Snow Chief

DRF | 2 days ago
Neveradoubt gave jockey Flavien Prat his richest win in the United States with a shocking victory in Saturday‘s $200,750 Snow Chief Stakes for 3-year-old California-breds on turf at Santa Anita. Read More...

Undefeated Promise Me Silver Aiming for Acorn

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Unbeaten Promise Me Silver breezed five furlongs at her Churchill Downs base May 22 ahead of her expected bid in the $750,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies June 6 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Sheer Pleasure impresses in big Melair win

DRF | 2 days ago
The winning margin in Saturday’s $196,000 Melair Stakes was 7 1/4 lengths, the gap between the winner Sheer Pleasure and the runner-up Thermodynamics. The impression the winner gave was even greater. Read More...

Blue Dancer outclasses rivals in Western Canada

DRF | 2 days ago
Taking a huge drop in class after setting the pace in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Blue Dancer completely dominated his rivals in the $50,000 Western Canada Handicap at Northlands Park on Saturday. Read More...

Red Vine looks sharp winning Majestic Light

DRF | 2 days ago
Red Vine made the first 13 starts of his career on turf. He has made his last three on dirt and won them all – nicely. Read More...

Medaglia d’Oro Firster Flies Home at Belmont

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 5:53 PM ET 9th at BEL (Belmont Park)MSw ($75K)     Winner: Katama by Medaglia d'Oro 11-1 longshot Katama (Medaglia d'Oro) green, but very good in Belmon... Read More...

Go West Marie displays versatility in Fran’s Valentine

DRF | 2 days ago
Saturday, Go West Marie won her fourth stakes since late July, and first at a mile on turf, in the $125,750 Fran’s Valentine Stakes for California-bred fillies and mares at Santa Anita. Read More...

Xtra Luck Goes Distance for Louisville Win

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Michele and Cliff Love's Xtra Luck took over from pacesetter Majestic Harbor in early stretch and held his command for a comfortable win in the $100,000 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 23 at Churchill Downs Read More...

Sky Treasure Upsets in Nassau Stakes

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
John C. Oxley's Sky Treasure became a graded winner May 23, when she rallied from far off the pace to upset in the $200,000 Nassau Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine. Read More...

Tapit Colt Gets First Stakes Win by ‘A Lot’

TDN | 2 days ago
Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 5:16 PM ET 8th at BEL (Belmont Park)Paradise Creek S. ($100K)     Winner: A Lot by Tapit Amerman Racing's A Lot (Tapit) breaks through in stakes company... Read More...

DRF Plus handicapping reports for Sunday, May 24

DRF | 2 days ago
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A Lot cruises to victory in Paradise Creek

DRF | 2 days ago
After watching A Lot gallop to a 5 3/4-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Paradise Creek Stakes at Belmont Park, Bill Mott, the trainer of A Lot, had a flashback. Read More...

Sunday Rules Speeds to Spring Fever Victory

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
A step slow to start, Sunday Rules' speed was still too much to beat in the $150,000 Spring Fever Stakes May 23 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Sky Treasure uses powerful late charge to win Nassau

DRF | 2 days ago
Sky Treasure buried a quality group of fillies and mares while notching her first stakes win Saturday at Woodbine in the Grade 2, $211,200 Nassau. Read More...

Milestone 5,000th Win for Jockey Bravo

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Jockey Joe Bravo guided in his 5,000th career winner May 23 when Boss Man won the sixth race at Monmouth Park. Read More...

Xtra Luck confirms affinity for long distance in Louisville

DRF | 2 days ago
Xtra Luck scored the biggest win of his career Saturday in taking the Grade 3, $100,000 Louisville Handicap going 1 1/2 miles on the Churchill Downs grass Read More...

Donita’s Ruler gives Servis first career stakes in My Juliet

DRF | 2 days ago
Blane Servis won the first stakes of his career with his first stakes starter in the My Juliet at Parx Racing on Saturday. Read More...

Sunday Rules remains unbeaten in Spring Fever

DRF | 2 days ago
Saturday, Sunday Rules remained unbeaten in five races with a three-length win in the $150,250 Spring Fever Stakes for California-bred fillies and mares at six furlongs at Santa Anita. Read More...

Trujillo returning to Monmouth

DRF | 2 days ago
Three-time Monmouth Park riding champ Elvis Trujillo is leaving California and will beging riding at Monmouth next Saturday, according to Danny Mellul, who said he would be Trujillo's agent. Read More...

Trujillo to Move Tack to Monmouth Park

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Three-time leading Monmouth Park jockey Elvis Trujillo will be headed back to the New Jersey track May 30, relocating from Southern California, where he's been riding full-time for about a year. Read More...

Tencendur experiments by working on turf

DRF | 2 days ago
With jockey Manny Franco aboard, Tencendur breezed five furlongs in 1:02.67 around the dogs on turf at Belmont Park on Saturday, finishing well after walking through an opening three furlongs. He finished a head behind workmate High Noon Rider at the wire. Read More...

Captain of All Rules Sprinters in SAf

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Talented 4-year-old Captain of All showed his class in no uncertain terms when defying top weight to land the Tsogo Sun Sprint (SAf-I) at Scottsville on Sunday. Read More...

Joe Bravo gets win No. 5,000

DRF | 2 days ago
Joe Bravo became the 31st rider in history to win 5,000 races in North America when he won the sixth race at Monmouth Park on Saturday aboard Boss Man for trainer Jason Servis. Read More...

Z Rockstar tries to stay perfect at Will Rogers in Cherokee Nation Classic Cup

DRF | 2 days ago
Z Rockstar will attempt to improve his Will Rogers Downs record to 4 for 4 on Tuesday in the $55,000 Cherokee Nation Classic Cup. Read More...

Ordak Dan heads field for Gran Premio 25 de Mayo

DRF | 2 days ago
Ordak Dan, who won the Group 1 Gran Premio 25 de Mayo in Argentina in 2013 but missed 18 months because of injury before returning to action in late 2014, is part of a field of 15 in Monday’s Gran Premio 25 de Mayo at San Isidro, Argentina. Read More...

Frammento ‘Developing Nicely’ for Belmont

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) hopeful Frammento breezed a half-mile on the Oklahoma Training Track at Saratoga Race Course May 23 as trainer Nick Zito looks to pull off another upset of a Triple Crown bid. Read More...

Stephanie’s Kitten, Ball Dancing work in tandem

DRF | 3 days ago
Several members of trainer Chad Brown’s turf brigade were out for morning workouts Saturday at Belmont Park, led by the Grade 1-winning duo of Stephanie’s Kitten and Ball Dancing, who are targeting graded events during Belmont Stakes week. Read More...

A Lot is more than enough in the $100K Paradise Creek S.

The nation’s leading sire Tapit added to his list of stakes winners on Saturday when A Lot rolled to a 5 ¾-length victory in Belmont Park’s $100,000 Paradise Creek S... Read More...