Tag Archives: Turf

Pure Sensation Runs Parx Record To 4-For-4 In Turf Monster

Pure Sensation #3 with Kendrick Carmouche riding won the $ 300,000 Grade III Turf Monster at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pennsylvania on September 4, 2017. Photo By Barbara Weidl/EQUI-PHOTO Pure Sensation ran his record to a perfect four-for-four on the Parx Racing turf course on Monday’s Labor Day card, rallying up the rail late to win the Grade 3 Turf ...

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Pure Sensation Runs Parx Record To 4-For-4 In Turf Monster

Pure Sensation #3 with Kendrick Carmouche riding won the $ 300,000 Grade III Turf Monster at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pennsylvania on September 4, 2017. Photo By Barbara Weidl/EQUI-PHOTO Pure Sensation ran his record to a perfect four-for-four on the Parx Racing turf course on Monday’s Labor Day card, rallying up the rail late to win the Grade 3 Turf ...

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Maker Works Parade Of Entrants For Kentucky Turf Cup

Trainer Mike Maker gave a final tuneup to three of his four expected entrants in Saturday’s $ 600,000 Calumet Farm Kentucky Turf Cup, and the parade of white-bridled horses taking flight one after another looked like O’Hare Airport. Make that Chicago’s smaller Midway Airport, since this came over Churchill Downs’ six-furlong Trackside training track. It was a dizzying display, one ...

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Top 3-Year-Old? Turf Star Oscar Performance Could Sway Eclipse Voters

Amerman Racing homebred Oscar Performance could have a legitimate chance at the year-end Eclipse Award for top 3-year-old male, suggested Vance Hanson at brisnet.com. The ridgling son of Kitten’s Joy is a “clear standout” in his age division on the turf, having rattled off three consecutive victories highlighted by a pair of Grade 1 stakes. Sophomore males on the dirt, however, ...

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World Approval Relishes ‘Good’ Turf In Fourstardave Victory

A rain shower that caused a slight delay in the afternoon’s races did not hamper Live Oak Plantation’s homebred World Approval on Saturday; the 5-year-old gray son of Northern Afleet stormed home to win the second Grade 1 race of his career in Saratoga’s Fourstardave Handicap. Ridden by Manny Franco, World Approval settled off the early pace, came three-wide around ...

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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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Voador Magee Earns Breeders’ Cup Turf Berth Via Grande Premio Brasil

With a determined stretch drive in the final furlong, Stud Entermamente Rio’s Voador Magee (BRZ) passed Daffy Girl (BRZ) to spring a 21-1 upset, winning Sunday’s 1 ½-mile Grande Premio Brasil (G1) by a half-length at Hipodromo da Gavea and earning an automatic starting position into this year’s $ 4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) through the international Breeders’ ...

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