TODAY October 22, 2014
The presence of defending champion Secret Circle, multiple Grade 1 sprint winner Palace, and Hong Kong invader Rich Tapestry, who captured the Grade 1 Santa Anita Sprint Championship in his sparkling U.S. debut, did little to scare away the opposition, ...
October 18, 2014
There are upward of 40 potential Breeders’ Cup starters currently stabled at Belmont or Aqueduct, the overwhelming majority of whom will get in all major preparation for their races prior to shipping to Santa Anita over the next 10 days.
Empire Showcase Day didn’t just pertain to Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park. On Saturday morning, two of the possible 10 New York-breds who could be pre-entered Monday for the Breeders’ Cup, to be held in two weeks at Santa Anita, put in workouts for ...
October 17, 2014
Trainer David Fawkes said Friday that Bahamian Squall will return to Santa Anita to compete in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint for a second straight year.
October 13, 2014
Big Macher may be one of the best-kept secrets in this year’s Breeders’ Cup Sprint. Idle since an uncharacteristically poor sixth-place finish in the Grade 2 Pat O’Brien at Del Mar on Aug. 24, Big Macher will come into the Sprint a fresh horse off a ...
October 11, 2014
Trainers Kathy Ritvo and Carlo Vaccarezza were all smiles after watching their Breeders’ Cup candidates Fast Anna and Little Alexis work over a very quick main track Saturday morning at Gulfstream Park..
October 08, 2014
One year after making Breeders’ Cup history by becoming the first woman to saddle the winner of the Classic, Kathy Ritvo is headed back to Santa Anita.
October 07, 2014
Mico Margarita and Heitai made for a dramatic one-two finish in last month’s $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Championship, each earning a triple-digit Beyer Speed Figure. Now, the pair is heading down different roads.
October 06, 2014
The starting lineup for the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Sprint gained a couple of new players last weekend in Rich Tapestry and Work All Week, speedsters who couldn’t have come from more diverse backgrounds.
October 04, 2014
Starting in his third country this year, Rich Tapestry scored an upset win in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Sprint Championship, catching stretch leader, and 4-5 favorite, Goldencents in the final stride to win the six-furlong race by a nose.