Lady and The Track | September 23, 2020

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Pegasus World Cup Down To Ten As Omaha Beach, Spun To Run Will Scratch

January 22, 2020 |

  **UPDATED 10/23/20 Formidable Foes Take Aim At Retiring Favorite By Kaeli Bartholomew The Pegasus World Cup (G1) has been an exciting addition to the sport of horse racing since its inaugural running in 2017 as the race has attracted the best horses in the world with its large purse and prestigious reputation. The Gulfstream […]

Los Al’s Starlet, Futurity Provide Last Hurrah For Southern California Juveniles

December 6, 2019 |

  Baffert Seeks To Extend Domination In Both Races By Margaret Ransom With Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (GI) and likely champion British Idiom tucked away for the rest of 2019, a handful of races remain to be claimed in the division, including Saturday’s $300,000 Starlet Stakes (GI) at Los Alamitos. Both Donna Veloce and Bast, […]

Maximum Security, Spun To Run Lead Cigar Mile

December 5, 2019 |

Eleven Will Line Up For Aqueduct Saturday Feature By Margaret Ransom Multiple grade 1 winner and disqualified Kentucky Derby (GI) hero Maximum Security will face off against a talented field of ten others, including Breeders’ Cup Mile (GI) hero Spun to Run, in Saturday’s $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap on Saturday at Aqueduct. The Jason Servis-trained […]

Demoiselle, Remsen Stakes Mark Last Juvenile Showcase Of 2019 in New York

December 5, 2019 |

  Road to The Kentucky Derby/Oaks Points Up For Grab By Margaret Ransom Twelve juvenile fillies are set to race nine furlongs in Saturday’s $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (GII) at Aqueduct including two stakes winners – Maedean and Critical Value – and several others who will face winners for the first time. The Demoiselle was first […]

Breeders’ Cup Saturday 2019 Has Arrived

November 2, 2019 |

  Saturday Offers Nine Amazing World Championship Races By Margaret Ransom With the second Future Stars Friday successfully in the books, the early Kentucky Derby and Oaks favorites established (Storm The Court and British Idiom, respectively, in case we all haven’t been paying attention), all eyes now turn toward the nine Saturday main event races. […]

Future Stars Friday Kicks Off Breeders’ Cup 2019

October 31, 2019 |

  Juveniles Take Friday Breeders’ Cup Spotlight By Margaret Ransom Breeders’ Cup Friday – known as Future Stars Friday – kicks off Thoroughbred racing’s world championship weekend with five of the 10 races on the day on the carrying the prestige of the signature purple and gold colors. The concept of highlighting the juveniles on […]

Keeneland’s Fall Meet is Here And Loaded With Breeders’ Cup Preps

October 4, 2019 |

  First weekend stacked with stakes races, a  Sunday rematch, Breeders’ Cup talent, and some early Kentucky Derby points By Augusta Hosmer It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Fall is finally in the air (for how long? Who knows?), the leaves are turning golden, the Road to the Kentucky Derby 2020 has begun […]

Bast Looks Best in Chandelier Stakes

September 26, 2019 |

  Short, Talented Field For Juvenile Fillies Test By Margaret Ransom Baoma Corp’s Del Mar Debutante (G1) winner Bast was labeled the early 3-5 favorite in a field of six juvenile fillies in Friday’s $300,000 Chandelier Stakes (GI), a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge race guaranteeing the winner a spot in the gate […]

Pennsylvania Derby Lures Top Sophomore Stars, Local Favorites

September 19, 2019 |

Cotillion, Gallant Bob Complete Graded Stakes Lineup Saturday By Margaret Ransom The $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (GI), held every September at Parx, is for many a last-ditch effort to get a rich Derby win for the best of the year’s sophomore crop. With the title for who is the top of the division remains firmly […]

Twelve For 150th Travers At Saratoga

August 23, 2019 |

Saratoga’s Feature Attracts Competitive Field By Margaret Ransom Juddmonte Farms’ grade 2 winner Tacitus was labeled the 5-2 morning line favorite for Saturday’s $1.25 million Travers Stakes (GI) at Saratoga and the gray colt will face off against 11 rivals for the 150th running of the Saratoga summer racing season feature. The Bill Mott-trained son […]