2019 Jerome Stakes Results

Jockey John Velazquez sent Mind Control to the lead exiting the chute and he set fractions of 24.16, 48.40, and 1:13.78 while pressed by Souper Jackpot and stalked by 14-1 longest shot Gates of Dawn and 9-1 Our Braintrust. Souper Jackpot tired at the top of the stretch, as Mind Control opened up a 1 length lead through 7f in 1:26.34. Our Braintrust chased him the rest of the way as Mind Control cruised to a 1 1/2 length win in 1:39.06 over the “good” main track. It was a…

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2018 Malibu Stakes Day

2018 Malibu Stakes Day 2018 Malibu Stakes Day McKinzie with Mike Smith aboard after winning the Malibu Stakes Date: 12/26/2018 The long Santa Anita winter-spring meet traditionally begins on December 26th, with the feature race the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (G1) for three-year-old sprinters going 7 furlongs. The race kicks off the Strub Series for newly-turning 4-year-olds, continuing with the San Fernando and the Strub Stakes during the meet. Conditions were excellent in Arcadia, California, with the 41,373 fans in attendance enjoying sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 60’s. As…

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2018 Kentucky Jockey Club and Golden Rod Stakes Results

2018 Kentucky Jockey Club and Golden Rod Stakes Results 2018 Kentucky Jockey Club and Golden Rod Stakes Results Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. celebrates after winning the Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) aboard Signalman. Date: 11/24/2018 The final Saturday of racing at Churchill Downs for 2018 is “Stars of Tomorrow II” day with an all-juveniles card of 12 races. Overnight rains downgraded the main track to sloppy (sealed), with cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 50’s during the afternoon. The feature race was the $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) for…

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2018 Clark Handicap and Mrs. Revere Stakes Results

2018 Clark Handicap and Mrs. Revere Stakes Results 2018 Clark Handicap and Mrs. Revere Stakes Results Jockey Florent Geroux celebrates after winning the Clark Handicap aboard Leofric. Date: 11/23/2018 The feature race on Thanksgiving Friday at Churchill Downs was the $500,000 Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (G1), a 1 1/8 mile test over the main track for older horses. Conditions were typical for Louisville in late November, with overcast skies and temperatures in the mid 50’s, with the main track rated fast and the Matt Winn turf course yielding.…

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2018 Bob Hope Stakes Results

2018 Bob Hope Stakes Results 2018 Bob Hope Stakes Results Jockey Joe Talamo celebrates aboard Mucho Gusto after winning the Bob Hope Stakes. Date: 11/17/2018 The feature race on the second Saturday of the Bing Crosby Season was the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes (G3) for two-year-olds sprinting 7 furlongs on the main track. Conditions were excellent with partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 60’s, with 6,325 fans in attendance at the seaside oval. After 2 scratches, a field of just 5 went to post. Mucho Gusto was sent…

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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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