February 08, 2018
Trainer Steve Sherman doesn't view Saturday's $50,000-added California Oaks at Golden Gate Fields as a rematch with Aniva Bay, but rather as an opportunity for his filly Divine Mercy.
World Approval's 2018 season starts Saturday with the Grade 3, $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes, one of three stakes on the Sam F. Davis undercard on Festival Preview Day at Tampa Bay Downs.
Due to an anonymous donation of $180,000, a $100,000 stakes for 3-year-olds has been added to the 2018 stakes schedule at Emerald Downs. Called the Getaway Stakes, the 1 1/16-mile race will be run on closing day, Sept. 23.
“If you can't beat them, join them” has been a theme in the stallion industry in recent years. Joining that trend is Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions LLC, which emerged from a landmark merger for New York breeding programs to hold what will be one ...
For all intents and purposes, last month's Fort Lauderdale Stakes was over seconds after it began for Heart to Heart. As soon as the speedy turf specialist reared at the start and then steadied sharply in the run to the first turn, he was taken out of ...
Freud's grasp on the reins of his kingdom hasn't slipped. The 20-year-old Storm Cat horse, who reigns at Sequel Stallions, continues to dominate the New York stallion ranks.
Regional sire lists are full of instances where a stallion arrives from Kentucky and instantly becomes a state's leader by earnings based on the strength of their Bluegrass-bred runners. How they fare as a fully vested member of their new home state's ...
Familiar names will be clearing out from their entrenched spots on top of Florida's sire list in the coming years, including the deceased Wildcat Heir and the pensioned High Cotton. Three stallions leading the youth movement's charge to replace them ...
There have been 27 finalists for North America's Horse of the Year honors since 2010, and just seven of them have been born outside of Kentucky. The latest came in 2017, when Florida-bred World Approval earned an invitation on the strength of a ...
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona provides his Highlight Horse for Thursday's card at Aqueduct.