Lady and The Track | July 28, 2017

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Coaching Club American Oaks a “Must” For Elite Sophomore Fillies

July 23, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom Sunday’s Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga has just about become a “must” race for sophomore fillies from across the country and this year’s renewal is no exception. Kentucky Oaks (GI) winner Abel Tasman from the West Coast is the runner to beat and six rivals will try to defeat the daughter […]

Arrogate Stands Out In San Diego Handicap Return

July 20, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom When the field for Saturday’s $300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap (GII) at Del Mar was drawn on Wednesday, not too many people were surprised to learn that only five will line up and face Juddmonte Farms’ handicap division leader Arrogate. North America’s richest racehorse, with more than $17 million in earnings, the […]

Del Mar Set For 78th Season of Summer Racing

July 18, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom An outstanding 10-race card, led by the traditional opening day feature, the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes for sophomore turf runners, kicks off the 2017 summer meet at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Solana Beach, CA, on Wednesday. Running for the 78th season, the track where the turf literally meets the surf and one […]

Songbird Sings Winning Tune in Delaware Handicap

July 16, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom What’s left to say about Fox Hill Farm’s Songbird that hasn’t been said already? Just like the champion she is, the daughter of Medaglia d’Oro rises to every challenge and Saturday was no exception as she handled a cross-country trip, brutal heat and humidity, a deeper track than she’s used to and […]