Tag Archives: July

Lady Eli Named Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse Of The Month For July

Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli overcame prematurely busting through the starting gate, a discombobulation perhaps leading to a bobbled start, but rallied to out-game front-running Quidura for a head victory in Saratoga’s Grade 1 Diana Stakes. That July 22 performance in the $ 500,000 race catapulted Lady Eli to honors as the Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for July ...

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‘Zenyatta, Queen Of Racing’ To Premiere At Del Mar July 29

A movie that tells the story of one of the greatest racemares of all time – Zenyatta – will be premiered at Del Mar this Saturday shortly after the running of the track’s 10-race card. It will be shown free of charge in the paddock on the large video board there. “ZENYATTA, ‘Queen of Racing’” is a documentary that runs ...

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Eight-Day Summer Thoroughbred Festival Kicks Off July 6 At Los Alamitos

A pair of graded stakes races highlight the 2017 Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. The eight-day season will begin Thursday, July 6 and continue through Sunday, July 16 with racing conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis. Post time will be 2 pm. Fillies and mares (3-year-olds & up ) will compete in the meet’s most significant race, the Grade II, ...

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Arrogate To Return In TVG San Diego Handicap July 22

Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate, the dynamic 4-year-old colt who has set racing afire with a series of powerful winning performances in the world’s top races, appears likely to make his next start in the TVG San Diego Handicap on Saturday, July 22 at Del Mar, it has been announced. The big gray – victorious in seven straight starts while amassing a ...

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South Africa: Dettori to ride Durban July winner in Sun Met

The Conglomerate (noseband) winning the Durban July at Greyville   PICTURE: Gold Circle    By Michael Clower 1:59PM 27 JAN 2017  Preview: South Africa, Saturday 3.10pm GMT Kenilworth: The Sun Met (Grade 1) 1m 2f, turf, 3yo+ FRANKIE DETTORI, in Cape Town in his role as an ambassador for Investec, has been snapped up by local trainer Joe Ramsden for Durban July winner The ...

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Camels, Ostriches, and Zebras, Oh My! Canterbury’s ‘Extreme Race Day’ Set For July 16

Canterbury Park’s Extreme Race Day, now in its tenth year, will be held Saturday, July 16 at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack. Exhibition races with camels, ostriches, and zebras are the main draw on Extreme Race Day, last year’s attendance exceeded 15,000, but the annual Battle of the Surfaces also has become a fan favorite. This pari-mutuel race, unlike any other ...

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Santa Anita the target for July Cup hero Limato

Limato: could head to the Breeders’ Cup later in the year   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Storey 7:00PM 11 JUL 2016  HENRY CANDY has never had runner at the Breeders’ Cup but that could all change on November 5 after he pointed his July Cup winner Limato towards Santa Anita. Limato will get entries in both the Turf ...

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Sussex Stakes too soon for July Cup hero Limato

Limato: could head for the Prix Maurice de Gheest instead of Goodwood   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Graham Dench 12:05pM 10 JUL 2016  HENRY CANDY has ruled out running Saturday’s impressive July Cup winner Limato in the Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood at the end of this month as the race will come too soon for him. Speaking in ...

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Limato blasts clear to give Candy sweet success in July Cup

Harry Bentley celebrates winning the July Cup on Limato   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 4:39PM 9 JUL 2016  Report: Newmarket, Saturday Darley July Cup (British Champions Series and Global Sprint Challenge) (Group 1) 6f, 3yo+ LIMATO produced a blistering display to blast his way to July Cup glory and give jockey Harry Bentley a first Group 1 ...

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