2018 Let It Ride Stakes Results

2018 Let It Ride Stakes Results 2018 Let It Ride Stakes Results Jockey Joe Talamo celebrates aboard Risky Proposition after winning the Let It Ride Stakes. Date: 11/10/2018 The feature race on the first Saturday of the 2018 Bing Crosby fall meeting at Del Mar was the $75,000 Let It Ride Stakes, a 1 mile Jimmy Durante Turf test for 3-year-olds, restricted to non-winners of $60,000 stakes races other than state-bred. Conditions were excellent at the historic seaside oval, with clear skies and temperatures in the high 70’s. Prince Earl…

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2018 E.P. Taylor and Nearctic Stakes

2018 E.P. Taylor and Nearctic Stakes 2018 E.P. Taylor and Nearctic Stakes Results Date: 10/13/2018 The Canadian International was one of three graded stakes run on the Woodbine turf on Saturday. Due to overnight rains, the course was officially rated good, but with a 9.9 GoingStick reading, would be called “good-to-firm” in Europe. Conditions were typical for mid October in Toronto, with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 40’s. Sheikha Reika rallies on the far outside in the stretch The distaff counterpart to the International is the $500,000…

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2018 Beldame Stakes Results

2018 Beldame Stakes Results 2018 Beldame Stakes and Gallant Bloom Handicap Results Wow Cat takes her walk down Victory Lane after the Beldame. Also on the card: Champagne and Hill Prince Stakes Date: 10/06/2018 The $400,000 Beldame Stakes (G1) features older fillies and mares going 1 1/8 miles around one turn of the main track at Belmont Park as a final East Coast prep for the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, however this is not a Challenge race. Conditions were typical for early October on Long Island with overcast skies and temperatures…

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2018 Zenyatta Stakes and John Henry Turf Championship

2018 Zenyatta Stakes and John Henry Turf Championship 2018 Zenyatta Stakes and John Henry Turf Championship Joe Talamo aboard Vale Dori after winning the 2018 Zenyatta Stakes Saturday – Awesome Again, Chandelier, Rodeo Drive, and American Pharoah Stakes Date: 09/30/2018 The premier race for older fillies and mares during the Santa Anita fall meet is the $300,000 Zenyatta Stakes (G1), a 1 1/16 mile main track trip with the winner earning automatic entry into the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. Conditions were similar to Saturday, with sunny skies and temperatures near 90.…

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2018 Eddie D Stakes Results

2018 Eddie D Stakes Results 2018 Eddie D Stakes Drayden Van Dyke celebrates aboard Stormy Liberal after the Eddie D Stakes. Date: 09/28/2018 Friday was Opening Day of Santa Anita’s fall meeting, with the feature race the $100,000 Eddie D Stakes (G3) for older horses sprinting about 6 1/2 furlongs on the downhill turf course, named in honor of Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye. Conditions were typical for late September in Southern California, with sunny skies and temperatures in the high 80’s. Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1)…

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2018 Pennsylvania Derby and Gallant Bob Stakes Results

2018 Pennsylvania Derby and Gallant Bob Stakes Results 2018 Pennsylvania Derby and Gallant Bob Stakes Results Co-owners Paul Weitman (left) and Karl Watson lead McKinzie to the winner’s circle after the Pennsylvania Derby. Date: 09/22/2018 The co-feature on Saturday at Parx Racing near Philadelphia was the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) for 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles on the main track. Conditions were excellent, with sunny skies and temperatures near 70, with the main track fast and the turf good. McKinzie was sent of as the lukewarm 2-1 favorite in…

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2018 Cotillion Stakes, Pa Derby Champion Stakes, and Alphabet Soup Handicap Results

2018 Cotillion Stakes, Pa Derby Champion Stakes, and Alphabet Soup Handicap Results 2018 Cotillion Stakes, PA Derby Champion, and Alphabet Soup Handicap Midnight Bisou, with Mike Smith aboard, heads to the winner’s circle after the Cotillion Stakes. Date: 09/22/2018 The richest races on the continent this weekend were run on Saturday at Parx Racing with two $1 million events run at the Bensalem, Pennsylvania oval. Conditions were excellent, with sunny skies and temperatures near 70, with the main track fast and the turf good. The co-feature race on Saturday was…

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Stakes Are High as Red Sox Visit, but Only for the Yankees

The last time the Yankees saw the Boston Red Sox, they were walking out of Fenway Park in the wee hours of the morning dragging their luggage, equipment bags and metaphorical tails behind them. It was early August, and the Yankees had been swept in a four-game series — the final one gifted by a throwing error from Miguel Andujar and a meltdown from closer Aroldis Chapman — turning what had promised to be a fight-to-the-finish race for the best record in baseball into a runaway in Boston’s favor. “We…

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2018 Summer and Natalma Stakes Results

2018 Summer and Natalma Stakes Results 2018 Summer and Natalma Stakes Results Fog of War heads to the winner’s circle after the Natalma Stakes led by owner Peter M. Brant. Date: 09/16/2018 Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” weekend at Woodbine concluded on Sunday with races for 2-year-olds on the turf, each contested at 1 mile around 1 turn of the E.P. Taylor Turf Course. Similar to Woodbine Mile day, it was sunny and warm with temperatures in the mid 80’s, but with the turf officially in the “firm”…

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Valverde stakes a claim on leadership of Movistar at the Vuelta a Espana

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) shrugged off any disappointment he might have felt after Tuesday’s time trial to deliver one of his strongest performances to date on this Vuelta a Espana‘s climbs on Wednesday. Related Articles So far Valverde has mainly gained time on ascents that clearly favoured him, with uphill sprint victories on Caminito del Rey on stage 2 and Almaden on stage 8. But after a blistering early performance on stage 4 at Alfacar, the first summit finish of the race, Valverde has largely been stalemating or losing small amounts…

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