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Grace Hall, My Wandy’s Girl to miss Ballerina

DRF | 4 months ago
Graded stakes winners Grace Hall and My Wandy’s Girl, who were expected to run in Saturday’s Grade 1 Ballerina at Saratoga, will both miss the race due to physical issues. The racing careers of both are also in question. Read More...

Start of meet could have been better for Mott – but not much

DRF | 5 months ago
The opening weekend of the Saratoga session was a good one for trainer Bill Mott, and it was a disastrous trip away from being a great one when Grace Hall was narrowly defeated by Better Lucky after getting knocked sideways at midstretch in Monday’s Shine Again Stakes. Read More...

Better Lucky closes strong to upset Shine Again

DRF | 5 months ago
Better Lucky rallied from far back, eventually wearing down an unlucky Grace Hall to register a head victory in Monday’s $100,000 Shine Again, a restricted stakes that featured three Grade 1 winners in a field of just four older fillies and mares. Read More...

My Miss Aurelia returns vs. Grace Hall and Better Lucky

DRF | 5 months ago
Only in Saratoga will one see three Grade 1 winners – including one champion – show up in a $100,000 overnight stakes. Read More...

Grace Hall returns in Ruffian

DRF | 7 months ago
Grace Hall, a four-time graded stakes winner who has been away from the races for 13 months, makes her first start for trainer Bill Mott in Sunday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Ruffian Stakes against five rivals at Belmont Park. Read More...

Grace Hall targets Ruffian as comeback spot

DRF | 8 months ago
The Grade 1 winner Grace Hall, now with trainer Bill Mott, is being pointed to the Grade 2, $250,000 Ruffian Handicap at Belmont on May 11. Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Palace Malice targets Gulfstream Park Handicap

DRF | 10 months ago
Palace Malice, the 2013 Belmont Stakes winner and a top handicap prospect for this year, will begin his 4-year-old campaign in the Grade 2, $250,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap, a one-turn, one-mile race here March 8, according to a media release this week from the colt’s owner, Dogwood Stable. Read More...

Grace Hall sidelined with fracture

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Grace Hall finished last as the even-money favorite in the Grade 1 Apple Blossom at Oaklawn on April 12, and there now may be a reason for the poor effort. In a recent trip to the R... Read More...

Apple Blossom: Joe Johnson suspended three days for winning ride aboard On Fire Baby

DRF | 2 years ago
Mary Rampellini HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - A day after winning the first Grade 1 race of his career in the $500,000 Apple Blossom, jockey Joe Johnson was suspended three days by the Oaklawn Park board o... Read More...

Apple Blossom: On Fire Baby surprises; Grace Hall a troubled seventh

DRF | 2 years ago
Mary Rampellini HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - On Fire Baby became a Grade 1 winner in her first start since last May on Friday at Oaklawn Park, when she led a local sweep of the $500,000 Apple Blossom Hand... Read More...

Oaklawn: Grace Hall heads seven-horse field for Apple Blossom

DRF | 2 years ago
Mary Rampellini HOT SPRINGS, Ark .- Grace Hall will be seeking the fifth graded stakes win of her career on Friday, when she breaks from post 2 in the Grade 1, $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap at ... Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Royal Delta starts familiar path in Sabin

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch 0 Barbara D. LivingstonRoyal Delta will begin her 2013 season the same way she started her 2012 campaign - in the Sabin at Gul... Read More...

Fasig-Tipton sale: Grace Hall brings hammer down at $3.2 million

DRF | 2 years ago
Nicole Russo 0 Reynolds Bell Jr., agent, went to $3,200,000 to acquire Grade 1 winner Grace Hall at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky selected fal... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic: Grace Hall gets final work at Delaware Park

DRF | 2 years ago
Brad Free 0 Tom KeyserGrace Hall will ship to Santa Anita on Tuesday for Friday's Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.Grace Hall is fit and read... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic: Grace Hall added to already-deep field

DRF | 2 years ago
Brad Free 0 Linscott PhotographyTrainer Tony Dutrow confirmed on Wednesday morning that Indiana Oaks winner Grace Hall would go to the Bre... Read More...

Hoosier Park: Grace Hall pulls away in Indiana Oaks

DRF | 2 years ago
John McDulin 0 Linscott PhotographyGrace Hall is an easy winner of the Indiana Oaks under Brian Hernandez Jr.Grace Hall made it look easy ... Read More...

Saratoga: Alabama Stakes may prove key to 3-year-old filly championship

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonBelieve You Can works five furlongs in 1:02.08 under Rosie Napravnik on Monday.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – With four Grade 1 winners and seven graded stakes ... Read More...

Saratoga: Grace Hall works toward Alabama

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Hoofprints Inc.Grace Hall remains at Delaware Park, where she won the July 14 Delaware Oaks, to train up to the Alabama at Saratoga.With Grace Hall seemingly thriving at Delaware Pa... Read More...

Delaware Park: Grace Hall cruises to Delaware Oaks victory

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Farrell Hoofprints Inc.Grace Hall wins the Grade 2 Delaware Oaks by 3 3/4 lengths.Grace Hall, the 2-5 favorite, drew off to a 3 3/4-length victory Saturday in the Grade 2, $400,000 Delaware ... Read More...

Kentucky Oaks favorites offered value as future bets

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee Nine of the 15 starters in the Kentucky Oaks were listed as separate interests in the only Oaks futures pool offered earlier this year (March 2-4) by Churchill. By any gauge, that&rsq... Read More...

Kentucky Oaks: Grace Hall, On Fire Baby should have plenty of speed to track

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Folks keep talking about how tough the Kentucky Derby is this year, but the filly counterpart isn’t a whole lot easier. Yes, Grace Hall merits favoritism... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Castellano lands on Gemologist after roller-coaster ride

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Tom KeyserJockey Javier Castellano rode Gemologist to victory in the Wood Memorial after starting 2012 as the rider of Union Rags and several other Derby hopefuls.Most jockeys spend... Read More...

Churchill Downs: On Fire Baby, Grace Hall draw inside for Kentucky Oaks

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee Barbara D. LivingstonOn Fire Baby will start from the rail in Friday's Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – On Fire Baby and Grace Hall, the likely favorites for the Kentucky... Read More...

Kentucky Oaks: Grace Hall can help Tony Dutrow gain limelight for his own deeds

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonGrace Hall, one of the favorites for Friday's Kentucky Oaks, can provide Tony Dutrow with the biggest win of his long training career, perhaps creating the oppo... Read More...

Kentucky Oaks: Grace Hall goes nice and easy over sloppy track

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonGrace Hall, winning the Gulfstream Park Oaks in her most recent start, had her final workout before the Kentucky Oaks on Sunday at Palm Meadows.BOYNTON BEACH, F... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Also-eligibles list may be needed for Kentucky Oaks

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Derby isn’t the only big upcoming race at Churchill Downs likely to have an also-eligibles list. The Kentucky Oaks also will have an AE list... Read More...

Gulfstream: Grace Hall should appreciate longer distance of Gulfstream Oaks

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Welsch HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Grace Hall did everything expected of her but win the Grade 2 Davona Dale when she launched her 3-year-old campaign here at Gulfstream Park earlier this... Read More...

Yara upsets Davona Dale at Gulfstream Park

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
By MICHAEL COMPTON Florida-bred Yara pushed by a stubborn Grace Hall late to emerge victorious in the $250,000 Davona Dale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of Bridlewood Farm stallion Put It Back lit up the tote board, scoring by a neck at odds of 64-1 under Jesus Castanon. She paid […] Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Winners in Gulfstream Spotlight

Royal Delta/McCue photo Royal Delta and Perfect Shirl return today in South Florida Racing fans at Gulfstream Park this afternoon will be treated to three graded stakes races, two of which feature returning Breeders’ Cup winners Royal Delta and Perfe... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup winners in Gulfstream spotlight

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
By MICHAEL COMPTON Racing fans at Gulfstream Park this afternoon will be treated to three graded stakes races, two of which feature returning Breeders’ Cup winners Royal Delta and Perfect Shirl. Read More...