Lady and The Track | July 20, 2019

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Breeders’ Cup

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 […]

Unique Bella Towers Over Hirsch Rivals

July 29, 2018 |

  Tapit Filly Seeks Third Grade 1 And A Breeders’ Cup Distaff Berth By Margaret Ransom A compact but talented field of six will square off in Sunday’s $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (GI) at Del Mar, the 2018 meeting’s second Breeders’ Cup Championship “Win and You’re In” event — this one guaranteeing a spot […]

Race Of The Week: Haskell Invitational

July 29, 2018 |

  Champion Good Magic Is Early Favorite By Derek Simon This week’s US Racing Race of the Week is the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. This is a race that some thought might be a landing spot for Justify, given trainer Bob Baffert’s eight previous wins in the $1 million event, including five in the last eight […]

Eleven Attempt To Sing Winning Tune In Bing Crosby

July 28, 2018 |

  Defending Champ Ransom The Moon Faces Tough Test, Including Champion Roy H By Margaret Ransom There may not be a single name more synonymous with summer racing at Del Mar than “Bing”. Academy Award winner, singer and legendary entertainer Bing Crosby built the beautiful ocean-view racetrack with a few of his celebrity pals. And […]

Undefeated Triple Crown Champ Justify Retired

July 25, 2018 |

  Thirteenth Triple Crown Winner Retires With Six Career Victories By Margaret Ransom WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing’s Triple Crown winner Justify has been retired after a perfect record of six wins from six starts and earnings of $3,798,000. The handsome son of Scat Daddy developed some filling […]

Race Of The Week: Coaching Club American Oaks

July 22, 2018 |

Compact Field Of Fillies Pursuing Historic Win By Derek Simon OK, so here’s the deal: When I picked the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) to be the US Racing Race of the Week, I did so based solely on name recognition. I mean, this is an event that has been won by champions Ruffian, Davona […]