February 08, 2018
Garnet Barnsdale's analysis of the Saturday 2/10 card at Woodbine Harness.
A 4-year-old Illinois homebred trained by Hugh Robertson named Wynn Time has won four of his first five starts, beating open competition while looking like he could be a stakes horse with continued development.
Ax Man will will take an intermediate step toward the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Santa Anita when he goes seven furlongs in the Grade 2, $200,000 San Vicente Stakes.
Matilda Czech, who won trial races for major futurities last year but could not duplicate the result in the final, figures to be a leading choice in the 400-yard Winter Derby at Los Alamitos.
Mobile Bay casts a long shadow over the $170,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship on Saturday at Delta Downs as a millionaire chasing his fourth consecutive stakes win. But there is a fresh new face in the division, Underpressure, and he boasts a ...
Saturday, A Different Style and Devine Entry meet again in the $150,000 Jimmy Winkfield Stakes at Aqueduct, where pace will certainly dictate yet again how these two fair in the seven-horse field.
Abel Tasman turned in only her second work of the year Thursday, but went about her business as though she's going to pick up right where she left off.
Trainer Jonathan Thomas has worked diligently and purposefully for most of his 37 years to get to where he'll be Saturday when he sends out Catholic Boy in the Sam F. Davis: on the road to the Kentucky Derby.
Bolt d'Oro is picking up the pace. The speed, distances, and frequency of his works are accelerating as he progresses toward his first scheduled start at age 3, the San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita on March 10.
Blackjackcat finished a fast-closing third in the Breeders' Cup Mile at Del Mar on Nov. 4, a 19-1 outsider who outran his odds.