Tags ‘Mike Harrington’

Harrington Homebred Tilde Scores in CTBA Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Tilde took command shortly after the start and never relinquished the lead in winning Del Mar’s California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Stakes Friday evening. Tilde, sent postward the second choice at 5-2 in a field of seven California-bred t... Read More...

Creative Cause Confirmed for Preakness

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Creative Cause, the fifth-place finisher in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), is back in California and has been confirmed for the Preakness Stakes (G1) May 19. Trainer Mike Harrington indicated on Tuesday that he likes the way Heinz Steinmann’s colt... Read More...

Trainer Harrington Confident in Creative Cause

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Trainer Mike Harrington sent his charge Creative Cause through his final Kentucky Derby drill on Monday morning at Churchill Downs. The gray son of Giant’s Causeway worked a half mile in a brisk :47.80 with regular exercise eider John Cisneros aboard... Read More...

Creative Cause Gets Reacquainted With Churchill Downs

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Cause took his first spin since last November around the Churchill Downs track on Sunday morning. The Santa Anita Derby (G1) runner-up finished third behind Hansen and Union Rags in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) last November. He will get a chance ... Read More...

Creative Cause wins San Felipe Stakes

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Creative Cause reaffirmed his rank as California’s leading 3-year-old on Saturday with a game victory over 2-1 favorite Bodemeister in the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. Read More...

Mike Harrington to saddle two in today’s San Felipe

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Trainer Mike Harrington, who turns 70 on April 5, will send out both Creative Cause and Empire Way in today’s San Felipe Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. The key prep race for the Santa Anita Derby (G1) on April 7, the San Felipe is also a steppingstone to the ultimate goal: the Kentucky Derby (G1) […] Read More...