Fly Girl

Written by Sue Kenny on May 29, 2016

She did just that today and although she won by just a head it was a good win as she lost ground at the break after getting squeezed back.  Confidently ridden by Forest Boyce this was her second win for owner breeder Richard Golden.  Her stablemate Cowgirl Creed, her bumpee at the start, was not

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A Day In The Life: Robbie Walsh

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on May 25, 2016

When Robbie Walsh came to the U.S. from Ireland in 2001, he never meant to stay. And he certainly had no intention of becoming one of the top steeplechase jockeys in the business. But that’s exactly how things played out. “I came for a year’s work and holiday, basically,” he said. “Myself and Carmel (his

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Tiz A Chance

Written by Sue Kenny on May 22, 2016

After not running since December Tiz A Chance finally made the winners circle after five previous tries.  He ran on the turf at Belmont and he and the horse just in front of him went pretty fast fractions for the distance of seven furlongs, with Tiz A Chance pulling away to win by three and

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Real Smart

Written by Sue Kenny on May 13, 2016

On rain softened ground listed as good Real Smart made her debut in the US a winning one at Belmont this afternoon. A homebred by owner Bjorn Nielsen, by Smart Strike out of a Daylami mare, she started her career in England running well until her last race last December when it was decided to

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Scholar Athlete

Written by Sue Kenny on May 13, 2016

Scholar Athlete posted his second win yesterday in his first race at Belmont.  He’s been a very consistent performer but nice to see him win in such an easy fashion.  Congratulations to West Point Thoroughbreds.

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