Tag Archives: Sprint

Mind Your Biscuits Returns To Work Tab; Summers Aiming For Belmont Sprint

Putting in his first serious work since returning to the United States, Group 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen winner Mind Your Biscuits breezed three furlongs in 36.87 seconds on the main track under the watchful eye of trainer Chad Summers. “He looked very good this morning, I was pleased with the way he moved,” said Summers. “He didn’t work with blinkers ...

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Whitmore Runs Win Streak to Five In Maryland Sprint

Under persistent right-handed urging from jockey Ricardo Santana Jr., Whitmore rallied in deep stretch to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Maryland Sprint on the Preakness day undercard at Pimlico, edging A.P. Indian by a half-length, with Awesome Banner a head back in third and Holy Boss fourth. Sent off as the 6-5 favorite, the 4-year-old gelding by Pleasantly Perfect scored his ...

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Whitmore Ready To Take On A.P. Indian In Maryland Sprint Stakes

The 4-year-old Whitmore had the look of the best sprinter in the Midwest at Oaklawn Park this winter and spring. Now he can make a case as the best sprinter in America as he takes on the accomplished A.P. Indian in Saturday’s $ 150,000 Maryland Sprint Stakes (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course. Churchill Downs-based trainer Ron Moquett was torn ...

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Ben’s Cat Seeking Fifth Straight Victory In Jim McKay Turf Sprint Friday

Popular Maryland-bred multi-millionaire Ben’s Cat will have to end one streak to continue another as the 11-year-old gelding seeks his fifth straight victory in Friday’s $ 100,000 Maker’s Mark Jim McKay Turf Sprint at historic Pimlico Race Course. The 12th running of Jim McKay for 3-year-olds and up at five furlongs on the grass is one of seven stakes, four ...

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Unified, Mind Your Biscuits Expected For Rematch In Belmont Sprint Championship

Centennial Farm’s Unified is likely to skip the Grade 1, $ 1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap, trainer Jimmy Jerkens said Sunday morning at Belmont Park, and will instead take aim at the Grade 2, $ 350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship, a “Win and You’re In” qualifier for the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, where he’s expected to face multiple Grade 1 winner Mind Your ...

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Green Mask Rallies To Win G3 Twin Spires Turf Sprint

Green Mask pulled away to win the G3 Twin Spires Turf Sprint under Javier Castellano Green Mask reeled in leader Latent Revenge to win the G3 Twin Spires Turf Sprint by two lengths at Churchill Downs. It was the first graded stakes victory for the 6-year-old gelding by Mizzen Mast, who entered the race off a strong second-place finish in ...

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Ben’s Cat Posts Workout, Pointing To McKay Turf Sprint At Pimlico

Working for the first time since making his 11-year-old debut April 16, multi-millionaire gelding Ben’s Cat breezed three furlongs over Laurel Park’s main track Thursday morning. Bred, owned and trained by Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury, Ben’s Cat went the distance in 36.40 seconds, fourth-fastest of 16 horses. “He worked fine, real nice. It was a beautiful work,” Leatherbury ...

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