Miss Temple City Back On Track

Written by Sue Kenny on September 10, 2017

As has been well documented, Miss Temple City’s five year old year has not been smooth sailing but it all came together beautifully yesterday in the Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf (Grade 3).  The photo above, taken by Kentucky Downs Racing, shows the affection her groom Lisa Conway has for her, who has taken care of

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Irish War Cry Pointing Toward Pennsylvania Derby

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on August 29, 2017

Isabelle Haskell de Tomaso’s IRISH WAR CRY continued his preparations for the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby with a 5 furlong move on the main track at Fair Hill on Monday, August 28. Breezing in company with Spring Quality, the pair completed the work in 1:01.4 with Irish War Cry pulling away from his workmate just

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Can’thelpbelieving Wins Sky Classic

Written by Sue Kenny on August 20, 2017

After two frustrating near misses in his last two races, finishing second in the Grade 1 United Nations and second in the Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes Can’thelpbelieving finally had some running luck and won today’s Sky Classic (Grade 2) at Woodbine.  It also brings his earnings to $589,219.00 for this six year old gelding of

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Maryland Pride Day at Laurel Park

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on August 20, 2017

Herringswell was happy to be on hand at Laurel Park yesterday for Maryland Pride Day, and a great time was had by all! The heat and humidity was typical for mid-August, but our three runners made us proud. Hillwood Stable LLC and Richard L. Golden’s Good Reasoning (Scat Daddy – Love’s A Reason by Not

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Laid Back Just Howard

Written by Sue Kenny on August 19, 2017

He’s very laid back but concentrates all his efforts into winning his races.   Improving in every start, Just Howard has won his last three and has a clear affinity for Laurel Park! He made his stakes debut there last month and won the Caveat Stakes under Alex Cintron. The same pair teamed up again today

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My Mo

Written by Sue Kenny on August 10, 2017

I’m not sure if these horses here are having an ‘off the turf’ competition between themselves as My Mo doubled her win lengths from Point System last night by eight.  She won her race by sixteen lengths!  By Uncle Mo she obviously didn’t mind the dirt.  Congratulations to Alex G. Campbell on another nice homebred.

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Point System

Written by Sue Kenny on August 7, 2017

You never really know how it will go when a race it not just taken off the turf but the track is sloppy.  Not many horses, turf anyway, get to try it.   After a couple of previous scratches due to her races being taken off the turf Point System took the plunge (no pun intended)

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Spring Quality Wins Robellino Stakes

Written by Sue Kenny on August 6, 2017

Not sure we’ve ever measured him exactly but Spring Quality has got to be 17 hands high and is a gentle giant.   Very lightly raced, last nights Robellino Stakes was his first try in a Stake race and he won!  He’s another homebred from Mr. Strawbridge’s successful families and congratulations to him.

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First Time Starter Maya Malibu By Six

Written by Sue Kenny on August 5, 2017

Royally bred by Malibu Moon out of multiple graded stakes winning mare Island Sand, Maya Malibu made it look easy today in her first start.  She bided her time, circled the field around the turn and won as she pleased, which happened to be six lengths but could well have been further if Feargal Lynch

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Sound The Horns Toughs It Out

Written by Sue Kenny on August 2, 2017

He’s a four year old running in just his fifth race and six furlongs has been the winning distance for two of those races.  Today he was stretched out to six and a half furlongs at Saratoga, went fast fractions while just off the pace and toughed it out with the second horse down the

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