Tags ‘Rafael Bejarano’

Hollywood Park: Rousing Sermon wears down Cyclometer in On Trust Handicap

DRF | 11 months ago
Rousing Sermon has become a different horse this fall after a change in race tactics. A colt who was once a deep closer is more effective when racing near the pace. Read More...

Game on Dude, Baffert, Bejarano in Santa Anita Spotlight

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Bob Baffert and Rafael Bejarano teamed up to win three of the five Grade 1 races at Santa Anita on Saturday. In the Awesome Again Stakes (G1), the centerpiece event, Game on Dude won the race by 3 ¼ lengths under Bejarano and earned an automatic berth... Read More...

Rolling Fog Wins Del Mar Futurity

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Florida-bred Fog rolled home in front of a promising group of juveniles to win the Del Mar Futurity (G1) at Del Mar on closing day Sept. 5. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Rolling Fog covered the seven furlongs in 1:22.96 and the won the event by 1 ¼ lengt... Read More...

Contested Best in Test Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Even-money favorite Contested came from off the pace to regain her winning form with a two-length victory in the 87th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Test for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Contested rebounded from a last-plac... Read More...

Executiveprivilege Takes Care of Business in Sorrento Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Executiveprivilege remained perfect in three career starts with a victory in the Sorrento Stakes (G3) at Del Mar on Wednesday. Sent off as the 2-5 favorite, Executiveprivilege did what she needed to do to come away with the win under Rafael Bejarano. S... Read More...

Paynter Dominates Haskell Foes for Zayat Stables

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Paynter carried the colors of Zayat Stables home on top in the $1 million Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth Park on Sunday. Zayat Stables colorbearers finished second in each of this year’s Triple Crown races. Bodemeister finished second in both ... Read More...

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...

Roman Threat Rolls in Los Angeles Handicap

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Roman Threat went gate-to-wire in the Los Angeles Handicap (G3) at Betfair Hollywood Park on Sunday for his second victory in three starts. A 4-year-old gelded son of Roman Ruler, the 9-10 favorite is owned by breeders Patti and Hal J. Earnhardt III. R... Read More...

El Padrino and Gemologist Get Feel For Track at Churchill Downs

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Todd Pletcher’s Florida-based Kentucky Derby entrants El Padrino and Gemologist arrived in Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday and visited the track on Wednesday. “We’ve had a very successful winter training at Palm Meadows. We won 40 percent of our race... Read More...

Plum Pretty Cruises in Apple Blossom

Plum Pretty made a victorious return for Peachtree Stable and trainer Bob Baffert on Friday, cruising to a 2 1/4-length score in the Apple Blossom Handicap  (G1) at Oaklawn Park. The 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro broke a step slow under ... Read More...

Baffert Stakes Claim to Rebel

Pay attention when trainer Bob Baffert ships a runner to Oaklawn Park for the Rebel Stakes (G2). On Saturday, Secret Circle made it three straight Rebel Stakes scores for the California-based conditioner. He also won the Rebel with Lookin at Lucky in 2... Read More...

Sway Away fits in San Carlos

3 years ago
Sway Away has raced at distances from five furlongs to a mile and 3/16ths and at six different tracks in a seven-race career. Today, he takes on The Factor and Amazombie in Santa Anita’s San Carlos Stakes (G2). Read More...