Off the Mark at Keeneland

Ennis got us off the mark at the spring Keeneland meet with a good race on the polytrack surface, running very competitive fractions.  He looked as if he loved the surface as he was pulling Julien Leparoux’s arms out going around there!  Congratulations to J. V. Shields, Jr. Cat Park should have won his race too but heContinue reading

Life Is Good

NOT A MOMENT TOO SOON By Maggie Kimmitt   After one of the worst winters in recorded history for our region, Spring has come to Fair Hill.  Finally.    The 4’ snowdrifts are melted and gone, the North Face and L.L. Bean outerwear is packed away, and the Palm Meadows exercise riders have made their annualContinue reading

Boys At Play

I could not resist putting the photo’s of Better Talk Now and Gala Spinaway doing what they do every day – play!!! Blackie was having his photo taken and Gala came up to check us out. He made a face at Gala and Gala made a face back! Of course Better Talk Now looks allContinue reading

Angel’s Cove

Angel’s Cove has also been a very consistent filly, being placed in three of her previous four starts.  Yesterday she made her fifth a winning one at Gulfstream Park.  Congratulations to Vinery, LLC.{jcomments on}

Enjoy The Show

We’ll start you off slow and get your feet wet on Saturday which could be the biggest racing weekend of the young Spring. 2:07 EST: Holy Moment, a Mack Robinson filly by Holy Bull will run in Keeneland’s third race a $50,000 Maiden Claimer for fillies and mares. In her debut at Gulfstream, the rangy grayContinue reading

Ultra consistent

This was Shehashighhopes today winning her second race this winter in Florida.  Out of the nine races she’s run in she’s only been out of the first two placings three times!  Very impressive record.  Many congratulations to Sam Huff who also bred her.{jcomments on}

Blackie’s blinker worked

Icabad Crane wore Better Talk Now’s extended left blinker today for the first time in the King’s Point H’cap Stakes at Aqueduct. He has a tendency to get to the front horse and hang into him, hence the addition of the blinker. He thought about it today for a second but with some urging fromContinue reading

How Close Can It Get?

This is the race last night at Penn National with Cherokee Raider on this side.  Neither horse’s nose is touching the wire at this point – I voted for dead-heat but the Stewards gave it to the other horse – SO close!{jcomments on} Sorry the photo seems a little wonky but it is the bestContinue reading

Cloud Blue

won convincingly at Laurel this afternoon – 6 lengths I think was pretty convincing! Congratulations to owners and breeders, Pin Oak Stud.

Keeneland On Deck; New Ammo

Everyone’s favorite Spring season boutique meet is just two weeks away. The famed Lexington, KY oval is known for it’s unveiling of 2-year-olds, graded stakes and off-the-wall weather patterns. The three week Spring season is highlighted by four Grade I events. Those include the Central Bank Ashland, Vinery Madison, Maker’s Mark Mile and Toyota BlueContinue reading

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