Tag Archives: Destin

Belmont Stakes Runner-Up Destin Returning From Nine-Month Layoff

Twin Creeks Racing and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Destin, runner-up in the 2016 Belmont Stakes, is preparing to return from a nine-month layoff in an allowance race Sunday at Belmont Park. Most recently, the Todd Pletcher trainee finished ninth in the Aug. 27 Travers. According to bloodhorse.com, the son of Giant’s Causeway has turned in seven timed workouts in preparation for ...

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Full Sister To Destin, Creative Cause Steps Up In Fair Grounds Oaks

One of the more intriguing entrants on Louisiana Derby Day, Apr. 1, is sophomore filly Vexatious in the Grade II $ 400,000 Twinspires.com Fair Grounds Oaks. In a trio of starts, the impeccably bred bay filly has shown flashes of promise for the top connections of trainer Neil Drysdale and owner Calumet Farm, while facing solid company. “She’s an improving ...

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Creator, Destin Clash Once Again In G2 Jim Dandy

Creator and Destin have had a brief freshening since their memorable stretch battle in the Belmont, as has Jim Dandy hopeful Governor Malibu, trained by Christophe Clement, who was a troubled fourth in the “Test of the Champion” on June 11. Also making his first appearance since Belmont Stakes Day is Race Me Home, who was a rallying second in ...

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USA: Creator touches off Destin in Belmont Stakes

Frosted: in Breeders’ Cup Classic picture after dazzling Met Mile victory   PICTURE: EquiSport Photos/Jessie Holmes    By Nicholas Godfrey 11:51PM 11 JUN 2016  Report: USA, Saturday Belmont Park: Belmont Stakes (Grade 1) 1m4f, dirt, 3yo CREATOR (Steve Asmussen/Irad Ortiz) charged home late to touch off Destin in a tight photo for the Belmont Stakes. The winner was sent off a ...

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