Phew! It was his eleventh race but he got his first win under his belt at Belmont this afternoon over the mile and three eighths distance. Jose Ortiz was riding him for the first time. Congratulations to Revelation Partners.
She is now three years old and she was having her first run ever today. Half way in the six furlong race at Laurel she was in the lead and she kept that lead to win by a comfortable one and three quarter lengths at the wire. The second horse was five and three quarterContinue reading
An import from France last year Battle Of Seattle has taken his time to get back to the races but the Tapeta surface at Presque Isle was to his liking and we were lucky enough to get Jose Ortiz to pop over from Belmont to ride him to a win last night. Congratulations to TeamContinue reading
Smashing Serena, by Violence, had being hitting the board in her previous five races and took a shot at Delaware yesterday when her grass race came off the turf. It paid off with Edgar Prado guiding her through traffic to win by a comfortable one and three quarter lengths. Congratulations to SF Bloodstock LLC.
We had his mother Sense To Compete who was Stakes placed and her son Robin Hood is quite a character! He has a jolly ball in his stall with string attached and he swings it round like a shot putter and at times flings it out of his stall altogether – beware when walking by! Continue reading
It was one of those ‘phew’ moments when Draconic Treasure finally got her win last night at Presque Isle. Rarely off the board in her previous eight races she was always sitting on the first time. The Tapeta up there was to her liking and she won very nicely by four and a quarter lengths. Continue reading
Happy 30th birthday to Gala Spinaway (pictured above at Better Talk Now’s retirement party in 2010). Born on May 26th 1988 at Dr. Robert Leonard’s Glade Valley Farms he is now living out his retirement at Fair Hill where he shares a paddock with 2014 Breeders Cup Turf winner Main Sequence. Gala Spinaway was theContinue reading
After relentless rain fell at Old Hilltop the Pimlico Special was run over a sloppy track. Irish War Cry had his game face on and was primed to run a big race. Ridden by Jose Ortiz, Irish War Cry broke out of the gate in front and stayed there – winning by 4 1/2 lengthsContinue reading