Tag Archives: Winner

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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Cupid Returns A Winner In The Harry F. Brubaker Stakes

Cupid holds off Curlin Rules to win the Harry F. Brubaker Stakes Odds-on favored Cupid, unraced since winning the Grade I Gold Cup at Santa Anita almost three months ago, returned to action Wednesday with a workmanlike victory in the featured $ 81,150 Harry F. Brubaker Stakes at Del Mar. The gray son of Tapit, piloted by Rafael Bejarano, rallied ...

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2015 Arlington Million Winner The Pizza Man Retired

Multiple Grade 1 winner The Pizza Man, winner of the Arlington Million in 2015, has been retired from racing. The Illinois-bred champion most recently finished last in the 2017 edition of the Million, and as the Blood-Horse reports, the 8-year-old gelding was discovered to have a chip in his left front ankle. At that point, The Pizza Man’s connections – owner/breeder Midwest ...

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Former Royal Ascot Winner Strike The Tiger Plays Important Role In Trainer Ward’s Stable

Nordic Truce (left) wins the Transylvania Stakes over Strike the Tiger (right, black & gold silks) at Keeneland Two-time Royal Ascot Group 1 winner Lady Aurelia has arrived back in England ahead of her anticipated start in the G1 Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York Aug. 25. While Lady Aurelia has shipped to both Great Britain and France on other occasions, ...

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Triple Group 1 Winner Almanzor Returns To Action Tuesday At Deauville

Almanzor and Christophe Soumillon hold off Found (Frankie Dettori) and Minding (Ryan Moore) to win the 2016 Irish Champion Stakes Sept. 10 Almanzor makes his long awaited return to action in the Prix Gontaut-Biron Hong Kong Jockey Club at Deauville. Jean-Claude Rouget’s brilliant 4-year-old colt won five of his six starts last season including top-level victories in the French Derby ...

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Gainesway, Whisper Hill Join Partnership In Belmont Stakes Winner Tapwrit

Antony Beck’s Gainesway and Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm have acquired interests in Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert V. LaPenta’s Belmont Stakes (G1) winner and Travers Stakes (G1) contender Tapwrit, the partners announced Aug. 7. Gainesway and Whisper Hill will join Bridlewood, Eclipse, and LaPenta in racing the son of Gainesway’s three-time champion sire Tapit and will retain ...

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Summertime Oaks Winner Faypien Heads East For G1 Test

Faypien and jockey Rafael Bejarano, right, outleg Mopotism (Mario Gutierrez), outside, and Spooky Woods (Flavien Prat), inside, to win the Grade II, $ 200,000 Summertime Oaks The Grade 1, $ 500,000 Longines Test at seven furlongs on the main track will serve as a strong, tightening affair for 10 3-year-old fillies hoping to advance among graded competition. The race hosts ...

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