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GOOD MAGIC REMAINS IN FIRST PLACE ON THE NTRA TOP 3-YEAR-OLD POLL

Joan Lawrence/NTRA —- GOOD MAGIC REMAINS IN FIRST PLACE ON THE NTRA TOP 3-YEAR-OLD POLL; WEST COAST RETAINS FIRST-PLACE FOR OLDER HORSES IN TOP THOROUGHBRED POLL Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Tuesday, February 20, 2018) –Week four of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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OAKLAWN: MY BOY JACK SKIMS RAIL TO SOUTHWEST VICTORY

By Jennifer Hoyt —- HOT SPRINGS, AR (Monday, Feb. 19, 2018) – Don’t Tell My Wife Stables and Monomoy Stables LLC’s My Boy Jack came up a narrow opening on the rail and drew off to win Monday’s $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) by 4 ½ lengths over Combatant before a Presidents’...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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HAWAAKOM EARNS THE GRADE IN $500,000 RAZORBACK HANDICAP

By Jennifer Hoyt —- HOT SPRINGS, AR (Monday, Feb. 19, 2018) – Veteran runner Hawaakom benefitted from a rail skimming ride by jockey Corey Lanerie to earn his first graded stakes victory in Monday’s $500,000 Razorback Handicap (G3). It was also the first graded stakes win...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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My Boy Jack joins 2018 Kentucky Derby Contenders

Ron Correll Senior columnist Tracksideview —- The Risen Star at Fairgrounds, the El Camino Real and the Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park are now in the books. So what did we learn from the races? Let’s start with the negatives first. The Risen Star (50 points to the winner)...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
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THE PLAYER WINS GR. III MINESHAFT HANDICAP IN FIRST START WITH BLINKERS

By Ryan Martin —- NEW ORLEANS (February 17, 2018) – A simple equipment change made all the difference for The Player who wore blinkers for the first time when scoring his second graded stakes victory in Saturday’s Gr. III Mineshaft Handicap. Owned by Carl Hurt in...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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TAMPA BAY: X Y JET LEAVES EXHAUST TRAIL IN PELICAN; JUST BE KIND RUTHLESS

By Mike Henry —- X Y Jet; Tampa Bay Downs Photos OLDSMAR, FL. – X Y Jet was already home free in the $100,000 Pelican Stakes when jockey Emisael Jaramillo tapped the strapping gray 6-year-old gelding with his stick at the 1/8-mile pole. “It’s not because the horse was...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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OAKLAWN LOVING STREAMLINE WINS BAYAKOA STAKES

By Jennifer Hoyt —- Streamline: All Photos provided by Oaklawn HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018) – Nancy A. Vanier and Cartwright Thoroughbreds LLC.’s Streamline, never worse the third in nine previous Oaklawn races, reaffirmed her affinity for the Oaklawn oval with...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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SNYCHRONY OVERCOMES NINE-MONTH LAYOFF TO TAKE GRADE III FAIR GROUNDS HANDICAP

By Ryan Martin —- NEW ORLEANS (February 17, 2018) – Pin Oak Stable’s Synchrony had not seen racing action in nine months, but nevertheless was still able to prove himself against a deep field when taking Saturday’s Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap. Sent off as the 9-2 third...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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MONOMOY GIRL GROWS UP IN RACHEL ALEXANDRA

By Ryan Martin —- Monomoy Girl; All Photos by Hodges Photography It wasn’t the way the connections drew it up, and there were a few anxious moments, but in the end Monomoy Stables, LLC, The Elkstone Group, LLC, Bethlehem Stables and Sol Kumin’s Monomoy Girl prevailed in the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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BRAVAZO NAILS SNAPPER SINCLAIR ON THE WIRE TO WIN GRADE II RISEN STAR

By Ryan Martin —- NEW ORLEANS (February 17, 2018) – Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas shipped Bravazo from his Oaklawn Park base to the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and it was well worth the trip for “The Coach” as he sprung a 21-1 upset in the Grade II Risen...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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