Coming from just off the pace under Joel Rosario, Del Secco DCS Racing's Sparky Ville posted a 7-1 upset in Sunday's Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita, edging 2-1 second choice Dessman by a nose. Coliseum, the 3-5 favorite who like Dessman is trained by Bob Baffert, finished 6 1/2 lengths back in […]
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With the Kentucky Derby still 12 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-Olds” closed as the 5-2 favorite in Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) and the unbeaten champion 2-year-old Game Winner was the 5-1 second choice. Flashy Gulfstream Park debut winner Hidden Scroll and Game Winner's undefeated stablemate Improbable […]
Trainer Bret Calhoun scored his 3,000th career victory on Sunday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when Douglas Scharbauer's Most Mischief got the best of a blanket photo finish in the eighth race. Calhoun, 54, became only the 30th Thoroughbred conditioner to win 3,000 races. “It's mind boggling,” Calhoun said. “When you compare […]
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The celebration at the Kathleen O'Connell Racing Stables barn was relatively subdued after Saturday's Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes victory by Well Defined at Tampa Bay Downs. But it continued into Sunday afternoon, as well-wishers paid heartfelt tribute to the 3-year-old Florida-bred gelding, his trainer and her staff. Paula Bacon, the agent for […]
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Michael Imperio and Rudy Rodriguez's Frostie Anne surged to the lead and never looked back, posting a gate-to-wire six-length win in the fourth running of the $100,000 Biogio's Rose for New York-bred fillies and mares 4-years-old and up on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack. After running fifth last out at 1 1/8 miles in the Bay […]
Aqueduct Racetrack's winter meet leading-trainer Linda Rice will look to continue her dominance in the standings when she saddles Holiday Disguise and Startwithsilver in the $100,000 Broadway for New York-bred fillies and mares 4-years-old and up going six furlongs on Saturday at the Big A. Iris Smith Stable and Lady Shelia Stable's Startwithsilver, a 6-year-old […]
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