Lady and The Track | December 14, 2018

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Breeders’ Cup

Pacific Classic ‘What If’ Game For All Runners

August 18, 2018 |

Tidbits For Each Runner, Should They Win By Hank Wesch, Del Mar Publicity (in post position order; Beach View has been scratched) If The Lieutenant wins – It would make a first-try winner out of trainer Mike McCarthy, jockey Drayden Van Dyke and owners Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren…The Lieutenant would become the 18th Kentucky-bred, the […]

Arlington’s International Festival Day Looking Strong As Ever

August 10, 2018 |

Top Horses Converge on Arlington For Exciting Day Of Racing By Noel Michaels Arlington’s International Festival of Racing is set to be contested on Saturday, Aug. 11. Headlined by the 36th running of the Arlington Million (G1), along with the Beverly D. (G1) and the Secretariat Stakes (G1), the International Festival of Racing will encompass […]

Five Set To Race Six Furlongs In Del Mar’s Best Pal

August 10, 2018 |

OXO Colt Stands Out After Maiden Score By Margaret Ransom Saturday’s $200,000 Best Pal Stakes (G2) at Del Mar is the first main graded stakes event for 2-year-olds in Southern California and also a first glimpse into the future star quality of the juvenile crop racing in the Golden State and, perhaps, a first look at an […]

Pletcher Seeks Sixth Adirondack Victory With Talented Duo

August 10, 2018 |

Juvenile Fillies Will Race 6 1/2 Furlongs By Margaret Ransom Trainer Todd Pletcher, who has won five previous editions of the $200,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2) at Saratoga (including the last two), will send out a pair of talented fillies in search of his sixth winner in the 6 ½-furlong feature for juvenile fillies. Four other […]

American Pharoah Yearlings Continue To Shine As The Saratoga Sale Closes

August 7, 2018 |

  First-Year Stallion Leads All Others In Select Sale By Mary Perdue Five more yearlings by 2015 Triple Crown hero American Pharoah were offered for sale at Fasig-Tipton’s final session of the annual The Saratoga Sale, which was held Tuesday evening at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, NY. The highest price for an […]

Two American Pharoah Yearlings Reach Seven Figures To Top The Saratoga Sale

August 6, 2018 |

  Triple Crown Winner’s Offspring Continue to Impress By Mary Perdue Seven yearlings from the first crop of 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah passed through the sales ring on the first night of Fasig-Tipton’s annual The Saratoga Sale with two bringing the highest two prices of the session and both topping the $1 million […]

Sorrento Cuts Back In Distance, Draws Ten

August 5, 2018 |

Maiden Bellafina Is Early Favorite By Margaret Ransom A field of ten 2-year-old fillies will race 6 furlongs in the 33rd running of the $200,000 Sorrento Stakes (GII) at Del Mar on Sunday — a race which serves as the traditional prep for the Del Mar Debutante Stakes (GI) on Sept. 1. Hall of Fame trainer […]

Test A Strong Undercard Feature For Whitney

August 4, 2018 |

  Nine Fillies Set For the Seven Furlongs By Margaret Ransom A field of nine sophomore fillies is expected to head postward and tackle the seven-furlong distance of the $500,000 Test Stakes (GI) Saturday at Saratoga. The Whitney Stakes (GI) undercard feature serves as the primary prep for the main event for fillies at the […]

American Horse Racing’s Most Magical Places: The White Pine

August 3, 2018 |

  Belmont’s Paddock Tree Is A Legend In Itself By Tom Ferry Of all the great landmarks in American horse racing, perhaps only one is truly alive — and it resides at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. It has been there to witness 13 horses achieve the greatest moment of their lives when they […]

Fifteen American Pharoah Yearlings Cataloged For Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

August 2, 2018 |

Triple Crown Winner Represented By Standout Colts And Fillies In Select Sale By Mary Perdue Buyers at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale, set for August 6 and 7, will have the opportunity to purchase 15 offspring by 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, the largest offering to date of this aspiring stallion superstar. Seven […]