Well-related Point of Entry Colt Finishes Fast at Belmont | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 7:01 pm | Back to: Top News Point of Entry | Adena Springs Photo 9th-Belmont, $75,000, Msw, 5-25, 3yo/up, 1 1/16mT, 1:40.23, fm.ADMISSION OFFICE (c, 3, Point of Entry–Miss Chapin, by Royal Academy) was off at 13-1 despite a nice pedigree and high-profile connections, as the bulk of play went towards fellow Chad Brown trainee Frontier Market (Lemon Drop Kid), who was looking to break through after missing by a neck last out with a solid 88 Beyer Speed Figure. Sluggishly away and in a…

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Ward Team Primes for Royal Ascot | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Trainer Wesley Ward sent out a team of Royal Ascot-targeted runners over Keeneland’s turf course Friday morning. Leading the fray was Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s European champion Lady Aurelia (Scat Daddy), who triumphed in the G2 Queen Mary S. and G1 King’s Stand S. at the Royal meeting in 2016 and 2017, respectively.“I can’t wait to go,” said Ward, who has accounted for nine wins at Royal Ascot.With Julio Garcia aboard, the four-year-old covered five furlongs in 1:00.40 over the firm turf. Working several lengths behind Lady Aurelia was…

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Observations: May 26, 2018 | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 4:46 pm | Back to: Europe, Shared News Updated: May 25, 2018 at 4:49 pm Invincible Spirit | Irish National Stud Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Today’s Observations features a Ballydoyle seven-figure yearling purchase. 1.50 Curragh, Mdn, €17,500, 2yo, f, 6fTFANTASY (IRE) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) makes her debut for…

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HK Raiders Versus New Shooter in Redesigned Kranji Mile | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 4:23 pm | Back to: Shared News Updated: May 25, 2018 at 6:03 pm Southern Legend | HKJC photo By Alan Carasso International racing returns to Singapore for the first time in over three years Saturday when the Singapore Turf Club plays host to the S$1.5-million Kranji Mile, the S$1-million Lion City Cup (1200mT) and the S$1-million Singapore Guineas (1600mT). Hong Kong-based horses routinely shipped into Singapore during the days of the G1 Singapore Airlines International Cup and G1 KrisFlyer Sprint and won the last…

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Alex Solis, More in Love With Racing Than Ever | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

By Dan Ross For seventeen years, those who’ve swung by the Richard Mandella stable in Southern California have done so expecting the presence of a Hall of Famer. But right now, Mandella’s barn can boast a two-for-the-price-of-one deal when it comes to one of racing’s most auspicious accolades. “Anything that needs to be done, I do it,” said Hall of Fame jockey Alex Solis, about his latest role as Mandella’s assistant. From exercising the horses, riding work, feeding them, shadowing his boss as he watches the horses train or goes…

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Acorn Next for Monomoy Girl | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 3:50 pm | Back to: Shared News, Top News Updated: May 25, 2018 at 3:58 pm Monomoy Girl | Horsephotos Streaking GI Kentucky Oaks heroine Monomoy Girl (Tapizar)  will make her next start in the GI Acorn S. on the GI Belmont S. undercard. “The Acorn is a Grade I, sits right on the calendar five weeks after the Oaks, and we think a mile is probably her best distance,” trainer Brad Cox said. “She’s proven she can carry her speed going a mile at…

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Order Of St George All Set For Ascot | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 3:45 pm | Back to: Europe, Shared News Updated: May 25, 2018 at 4:40 pm Order Of St George and Ryan Moore | Racing Post By Tom Frary This was just the next step towards Order of St George’s bid to regain his crown in the G1 Gold Cup and therefore a third consecutive success in this race was always going to be enough. As it turned out, the high-class stalwart of Ballydoyle had to break sweat to deal with Twilight Payment but as soon as…

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Frankel Filly Sets Goresbridge Record | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

By Daithi Harvey After a decade of sustained growth that culminated in a record sale last year, a certain amount of trepidation was in the air before the Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale kicked off on Friday. This trepidation was largely due to an increased catalogue and overall patchy trade that has been evident at some other breeze-up sales this year, but on this occasion trade by and large remained buoyant with plenty of activity, as predicted, at the top end. When a Frankel (GB) juvenile out of a stakes-winning mare clocks…

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Hydrangea Back In Action | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Switched from Sunday’s G1 Tattersalls Gold Cup, last year’s surprise package Hydrangea (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) takes in the G2 Lanwades Stud S. also at The Curragh as she begins what could be a stellar campaign. Her amazing autumn campaign saw her emerge from the shadow of Winter (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) to capture the G1 Matron S. over a mile at Leopardstown in September, go under by a head to Rhododendron (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) in the 10-furlong G1 Prix de l’Opera at Chantilly at the start of the next month before…

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Records Fall At Magics Weanling Sale | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Proven sires dominated the top of the weanling market during the second and final session of the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale on Friday. Fastnet Rock once again provided the session topper-a filly (lot 334) bought by Michael Wallace’s Waterford Bloodstock for A$750,000, a sale record-while I Am Invincible (Aus) was the sire of the top-priced colt, Aquis’s supplementary lot 549, who was bought by Sir Owen Glenn’s Go Bloodstock and Paul Moroney for A$400,000. Leading first-season sire Zoustar (Aus) also acquitted himself well on Friday, with five of the…

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