Tag Archives: Beholder

Stellar Wind Honors Beholder With Gutsy Mile Victory Over Vale Dori

Hronis Racing’s Stellar Wind twice defeated last year’s champion older mare, but could do no better than fourth in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff at the end of the season. This year, the 5-year-old daughter of Curlin has returned with a vengeance to win both the G1 Apple Blossom and, on Saturday at Santa Anita, the newly-renamed G1 Beholder Mile. Ridden ...

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Stellar Wind, Finest City Breeze Toward Beholder Mile

Champions Stellar Wind and FinestCity each worked at Santa Anita Saturday morning for the Grade I, $ 400,000 Beholder Mile a week from today. Stellar Wind, Eclipse Award winner as outstanding three-year-old female of 2015, went five furlongs in company under exercise rider Jose Contreras in 59.80, while FinestCity, winner of an Eclipse Award as best female sprinter of 2016, ...

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Stellar Wind ‘Right On Target’ For June 3 Beholder Mile

Champion Stellar Wind worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast main track Friday in 1:00.40. The Eclipse Award winner as outstanding three-year-old filly of 2015 is preparing for the Grade I, $ 400,000 Beholder Mile on June 3. “It was a very nice work, super easy,” trainer John Sadler said. “She’s right on target for the Beholder. She’ll have two ...

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Stellar Wind, Songbird Could Meet In June 3 Beholder Mile

Stellar Wind, fresh from winning the Grade I Apple Blossom Handicap at Oaklawn Park Friday in her 2017 debut, will be pointed to the Grade I Beholder Mile at Santa Anita on June 3, according to Larry Benavidez, assistant to trainer John Sadler. “The Beholder is a logical spot, it’s a Grade I at her home track and that’s our ...

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USA: Beholder touches off Songbird in Distaff thriller

Beholder (orange) fights out a titanic finish with Songbird   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    l By Nicholas Godfrey at Santa Anita 11:45PM 4 NOV 2016  Report: USA, Friday Santa Anita: Breeders’ Cup Distaff (Grade 1) 1m1f, dirt, 3yo+ f/m A CLASH of the titans was promised in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff – and how the $ 2 million delivered as ...

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Swansong: Beholder, Lord Nelson Likely To Make Final Career Starts In Breeders’ Cup

Beholder works for the BC Distaff at Santa Anita Oct. 20 Spendthrift Farm‘s Grade 1-winning duo of Beholder and Lord Nelson will likely be making their final career starts in next week’s Breeders’ Cup. In an interview earlier this week with the Blood-Horse, Spendthrift’s general manager Ned Toffey indicated that the feeling was that neither horse would race in 2017. Regarding multiple champion Beholder, ...

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