Queen For A Day

She had none of it to deal with at Belmont at the Big A today, as QUEEN OF THE MUD (IRE) broke her maiden on Aqueduct’s firm outer turf course in brilliant sunshine. Her first start was three weeks ago at Delaware Park, going five furlongs on the grass under Daniel Centeno. The pair were […]

Serifos Gets First Stakes Victory

He is named after a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, and today SERIFOS earned his first black type at the Jersey Shore with a win in Monmouth Park’s Presious Passion Stakes. Originally scheduled as 1 1/2 miles on the turf, the race came off the grass. Serifos and five rivals stayed in at the […]

Tok Tok Two For Two

TOK TOK is a perfect two-for-two – and now a stakes winner – after his victory in the Kitten’s Joy Stakes at Colonial Downs. He also gave jockey Jorge Ruiz his second win on the Virginia Derby Day card this afternoon. Run at 1 1/16th miles on the inner turf, the race drew a strong […]

Million-Dollar Beauty

(Kentucky Downs photo) The old adage “Pretty is as pretty does” rang true today when VERGARA turned in a sparkling performance to win the $1,000,000 Aristocrat Ladies Marathon Stakes-G3 at Kentucky Downs. Ridden by Joel Rosario, she stalked early leader Glenall, tugging a bit against a pedestrian pace. She “took command under confident handling two-deep […]

Por Una Cabeza By A Neck

(Colonial Downs Photo) “By a head” is the English translation of her Spanish name – and POR UNA CABEZA gained her first win by just a bit more than that margin in the opener at Colonial Downs on this Virginia Derby Day. She’s new to us, just arriving at Herringswell in early July. This was […]

Yatta Impressive in First Win

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners has another exciting youngster in YATTA, who notched her first victory today at Kentucky Downs in her third career start. Eleven 2-year-old fillies lined up to go a mile in the maiden special, with Tyler Gaffalione up on Yatta. Tyler was also aboard in her last effort at Colonial Downs on August […]

Swore Breaks Maiden “For Fun” at Kentucky Downs

The end of summer all-turf boutique meet at Kentucky Downs advertises “the richest maidens in the world.” And Stone Farm homebred SWORE chose today to get his first win there going 1 1/2 miles under Tyler Gaffalione. The son of Broken Vow made his debut as a 2-year-old at Laurel Park in November 2021. He […]

Regal Kingdom Takes The Long Way Home

He joined us here at Herringswell at the beginning of April, and today REGAL KINGDOM earned his first win for Graham in a 1 1/2 mile route on firm turf at Delaware Park. He broke his maiden on February 23 at Fair Grounds and followed that up with another win stepping up to allowance company […]

Strut to the Winner’s Circle

She was making her fourth career start, and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ STRUT produced a showy 6 1/4 length maiden-breaking win at Delaware Park. Jeremy Rose had the mount in the flat mile on the turf on Saturday afternoon. Strut “saved ground while settling in the middle of the field, angled out to split rivals at […]

A Memorable Saratoga Win

Exactly one month ago today, things did not go well for MEMORIALIZE in her debut at Colonial Downs. The chart stated she was “fractious in the gate, unprepared when the gates opened and lost iron at the break.” She spotted the rest of the field 10+ lengths, and it took jockey Jorge Ruiz half the […]

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