Prickly Pete

Prickly Pete does it!!  After having a 6 month rest, bit of turn out, bit of freshening, it all worked in his favor today as he won his race at Philadelphia Park by a comfortable 2 1/2 lengths.  Congratulations to Bushwood Stables.

Better Talk Now

A few people have asked how Better Talk Now is enjoying his retirement so I thought I would tell you how his day goes.  After going on the walker for some exercise in the morning  he then goes out in a big paddock with his new best friend, Gala Spinaway.   It’s amazing how well […]

Leamington In The Cardinal

Buckets of rain. Raining cats and dogs. The sky fell in. Noah’s Arc. Downpour. Washout. Bog. Any of these cliches can be used to describe October 3 at Belmont Park. Summer Bird danced in the slop to score in the Jockey Club Gold Cup. Turf horse of the year, Gio Ponti was stunningly upset in […]

Amie’s Legend

What an amazing filly Amie’s Legend is.  She was third today in the All Brandy Stakes on a sealed sloppy track which I’m not sure if she’s ever encountered before, but her race record is so solid.  Out of 9 starts, she’s been first three times (including a Stake), second three times, third once and […]

Smart Bid Returns In Style

As if the green and white halved silks of George Strawbridge’s Augustin Stables were not seen enough over Breeders’ Cup weekend….     Strawbridge’s Smart Bid, absent from the races since April, returned to capture the $100,000 Damascus stakes on the undercard of Breeders’ Cup Saturday. The 3-year-old son of Smart Strike traveled a perfect […]

Two Wins Today

Two wins today, one at Laurel and one at Churchill Downs.  Laurel took their race off the turf and Dictate The Tempo won that race on her second start, the first being on the polytrack at Keeneland.  Check The Label won her second race from five starts and hers stayed on the turf as it’s […]

It’s An Augustin Friday

A trio of Augustin Stable 2-year-olds will head to the starting gate for Herringswell Stables on Friday. Two of those are fillies, running in the biggest races of their young careers in the Breeders’ Cup. The other, a colt, running in.. the biggest race of his career, his first! Smart Seattle will be the first drink poured at […]

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