Horse Racing News in Photos; Wise Dan, Stonetastic, Sunset Glow, and More
Horse Racing News in Photos; Wise Dan, Stonetastic, Sunset Glow, and More: This final weekend of August brought tears of joy and happiness with the triumphant return of two-time horse of the year Wise Dan. We also watched Sunset Glow and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Del Mar Debutante, Itsmyluckyday dueled with Moreno in the 2014 Woodward Stakes and crossed the finish line first with Paco Lopez, Palace won the G1 Forego earning a position in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup starting gate, Blue Tone brought it home in the Harry F. Brubaker Stakes, and the beautifully talented Stonetastic demolished her three-year-old competitors in the Prioress by 8 1/2 lengths!
Ten Broeck Farm’s Sunset Glow and jockey Victor Espinoza, right, hold off Her Emmynency (Joseph Talamo), left, to win the Grade I, $300,000 Del Mar Debutante, Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA. (Photos: Benoit)
After surviving a five-minute inquiry, Itsmyluckyday and jockey Paco Lopez won the G1 Woodward Stakes on Saturday, August 30, 2014 for trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. and owner Laurie Pleasa and Trilogy Stables. Itsmyluckyday finished the 1 1/8 mile race in 1:48.84. (Photos: Chelsea Durand, Coglianese/NYRA)
Palace erased any doubt about his ability to excel at seven furlongs by rallying along the rail to win the Grade 1, $500,000 Forego for 3-year-olds and up on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Saratoga Race Course earning an automatic entry in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park. (Photos: Coglianese/NYRA)
Blue Tone and jockey Kent Desormeaux won the $90,000 Harry F. Brubaker Stakes for trainer R. B. Hess, Jr. on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. (Photos: Benoit)
While the outcome was never in doubt, trainer Kelly Breen scored an emotional victory in the Grade 2, $300,000 Prioress on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Saratoga Race Course with his talented filly Stonetastic. (Photos: Adam Mooshian, Coglianese/NYRA)
Wise Dan and jockey John Velazquez won the Bernard Baruch Handicap on Saturday, August 30, 2014 after the beloved horse recovered from serious illness only to return as the true champion he is. WATCH REPLAY. (Photos: Coglianese/NYRA)