Tag Archives: Park

Northlands Park: Court System Likely To Determine Winner Of Canadian Derby

Chief Know It All wins a first-level allowance at Oaklawn Park, Feb. 2017 Last weekend’s running of the G3 Canadian Derby at Northlands Park provided fans with a very exciting finish, involving three horses, a photo finish, both a trainer and jockey objection, and a dead-heat. Even after Chief Know It All was declared the winner at the track, it may ...

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Dak Attack Dominated Ellis Park Juvenile

Touchdown, Dak Attack! Albaugh Family Stables’ 2-year-old colt Dak Attack poured it on down the stretch for a three-length victory over 81-1 shot Northern Trail, with Churchill Downs’ Grade 3 Bashford Manor winner Ten City another 1 3/4 lengths back in third in Sunday’s $ 75,000 Ellis Park Juvenile at Ellis Park. “He went down there and did what he was supposed ...

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Ellis Park: McPeek Seeks Repeat Of Juvenile Stakes Sweep

Sunny Skies became the first stakes winner for her sire, Animal Kingdom, when she took the Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs Trainer Kenny McPeek took both of Churchill Downs’ closing-night stakes for 2-year-olds with the colt Ten City and the filly Sunny Skies and now shoots for a sweep repeat in Sunday’s $ 75,000 Ellis Park Juvenile and Ellis Park ...

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Laurel Park To Host Tribute To Ben’s Cat Nov. 11

A tribute to late Mid-Atlantic legend Ben’s Cat will go on as planned Nov. 11 at Laurel Park and include a bobblehead giveaway in the likeness of the 26-time stakes winner and four-time Maryland Horse of the Year bred, owned and trained by Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury. Maryland Jockey Club officials originally set aside the date as a ...

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Champion Songbird, G1 Winner Gormley Get Settled In At Belmont Park

Fox Hill Farm’s superstar Songbird arrived Wednesday afternoon at Belmont Park for her bid in Saturday’s Grade 1, $ 750,000 Ogden Phipps on the Belmont Stakes undercard. The 4-year-old Medaglia d’Oro filly, installed as the 1-2 favorite in the Phipps, reached her new digs in Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey’s barn shortly before 5 p.m., where she was greeted ...

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Danzing Candy Unchallenged In Lone Star Park Handicap

Danzing Candy (Twirling Candy) trains for the Kentucky Derby (Gr I) at Churchill Downs 5/5/16. Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith had Halo Farms and Jim and Diane Basher’s Danzing Candy out of the starting gates quickly in Sunday’s G3 Lone Star Park Handicap, taking the 4-year-old son of Twirling Candy straight to the lead. Unchallenged throughout the 1 1/16-mile ...

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Main Sequence Joins Monmouth Park Hall Of Champions

John Velazquez after his Breeders’ Cup Turf victory aboard Main Sequence. Champion Main Sequence will join Monmouth Park’s Hall of Champions when the racetrack kicks off its 72nd season of racing this Saturday, May 13. A Flaxman Holdings, Ltd. homebred, Main Sequence began his career in Europe where he won his first four starts before finishing second in the 2012 ...

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