Tags ‘Kentucky Oaks’

Princess of Sylmar Surprises in Kentucky Oaks

Michael Compton | 12 months ago
King of Prussia Stable’s Princess of Sylmar, the second-longest shot on the board at 38-1, won the 139th running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) on Friday. The filly won the Oaks by a half-length before the second-largest Oaks Day crowd in history, 113,820. Friday’s attendance was surpassed only by the 116,046 that [...](Read more...) Read More...

The Bomb-Sniffing Handicapper: Oaks Day

I’ll admit, I have a pretty good gig. I only work a few days a year. I’m called into duty on the big racing days to make sure we don’t ignore the longshots who might otherwise slip... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Willa B Awesome Runs to Name in Santa Anita Oaks

Willa B Awesome turned the tables on Reneesgotzip and Eden’s Moon in Saturday’s $300,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G1), winning the prestigious race with a well-timed ride from Martin Pedroza. With Pedroza perfectly timing his chestnut filly’s closing bi... Read More...

Eden’s Moon Powers to Las Virgenes Win

Bridlewood Farm-bred 3-year-old filly notches Grade 1 victory; connections eye Kentucky Oaks. Florida-bred Eden’s Moon made the transition from  maiden ranks to Grade 1 winner look easy on Saturday as she powered to a 3 ¼-length victory in the Las ... Read More...

Eden’s Moon powers to Las Virgenes score

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Eden’s Moon made the transition from maiden ranks to Grade 1 winner look easy on Saturday as the daughter of Malibu Moon powered to a 3 ¼-length victory in the Las Virgenes Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita. Read More...

Yara upsets Davona Dale at Gulfstream Park

Michael Compton | 2 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...