YESTERDAY October 20, 2014
On the morning that pre-entries were due for the Breeders’ Cup, American Pharoah gave every indication that he remains the horse to beat in the $2 million Juvenile with a five-furlong work Monday timed by Santa Anita clockers in 58.60 seconds.
October 15, 2014
After watching Upstart finish second in the Grade 1 Champagne at Belmont Park on Oct. 4, trainer Rick Violette wasn’t rushing to his nearest travel agent to book a trip to Southern California for the Breeders’ Cup.
October 14, 2014
American Pharoah, trainer Bob Baffert’s leading 2-year-old, worked six furlongs in 1:11.80 on Tuesday at Santa Anita, preparing for the BC Juvenile on Nov. 1.
October 08, 2014
Among a Breeders’ Cup Juvenile field that will include a $1.6 million purchase and several others that brought six figures at auction, there is Texas Red, a son of Afleet Alex who sold for a mere $17,000.
October 06, 2014
The landscape of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile field changed over the weekend, but one thing that remained the same is trainers Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher will once again be front and center in the $2 million race.
October 04, 2014
Carpe Diem pushed his record to 2 for 2 in winning the Breeder’s Futurity by 6 1/4 lengths, stamping himself as a one of the leading contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita.
October 01, 2014
Todd Pletcher has won two of the past four runnings of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, and a month ago it appeared as though he would have one of the favorites for this year’s race after Competitive Edge won the Grade 1 Hopeful impressively at Saratoga.
September 29, 2014
Trainer Bob Baffert has won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile three times. However, he is winless with four favorites in the race dating back to 1999.
September 28, 2014
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin doesn’t run a maiden in a graded stakes race very often, but he thought there was plenty more to gain than to lose by running Imperia in Sunday’ Grade 3, $200,000 Pilgrim Stakes at Belmont Park.
September 27, 2014
American Pharoah led throughout the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity over seven furlongs on Sept. 3 to record his first career win. He used the same tactics to win Saturday’s $300,750 FrontRunner Stakes over 1 1/16 miles at Santa Anita, a victory expected to ...