Tapit’s Mrs Danvers Romps in the Comely

Mrs. Danvers goes gate to wire to earn her black-type badge with a dominant score while trying two turns for the first time in the Comely Friday at the Big A. Seizing the early advantage, the gray loped through a :24.30 opening quarter and was confronted by longshot Project Whiskey, who pressed the pacesetter through

Bodexpress Springs the Upset in the Clark

Bodexpress (Bodemeister) has had an unconventional career, running in the GI Florida Derby, GI Kentucky Derby and GI Preakness S. last year–and throwing his rider at the start of the latter–as a maiden. Placing in a trio of stakes since then, the bay finally earned his black-type badge Friday at the highest level with an

Uncle Mo Firster Wins Easy in Big Easy

SWIFTSURE (c, 2, Uncle Mo–Island Saint, by Speightstown) had lit up the Fair Grounds main track in his two most recent morning trials and was no secret at 11-10 to get his career off on a high note. Very alertly into stride, the dark bay colt set a pressured pace down inside from the much

Medaglia d’Oro Filly Off the Mark at First Asking in NOLA

6th-Fair Grounds, $47,000, Msw, 11-27, 2yo, f, 1m 70y, 1:45.79, ft, 3 1/2 lengths. SOCIAL DILEMMA (f, 2, Medaglia d’Oro–Singing Kitty {MSW & GSP, $398,478}, by Ministers Wild Cat) was let go at debut odds of 21-5, better than twice her morning line of 2-1, and worked out a good trip beneath Colby Hernandez to

FTBOA Announces Bonuses for 13 Gulfstream Stakes

Thirteen stakes races during Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet, including the GI Florida Derby, GII Fountain of Youth S., GII Gulfstream Park Oaks, GIII Fred W. Hooper S. and Sunshine Millions, will have bonuses for Florida-breds properly registered with the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association (FTBOA). A total of $400,000 in bonus money will be

Saturday’s Insights: Pricey Uncle Mo Colt Debuts at Big A

Sponsored by Alex Nichols 6th-Aqueduct, $80k, Msw, 2yo, 6f, post time: 2:15 p.m. ET Bob LaPenta, Gainesway and Bridlewood Farm’s ALL MO (Uncle Mo) debuts for trainer Jonathan Thomas. The $450,000 KEENOV weanling turned $900,000 KEESEP yearling is a half to stakes winner and graded placed Fusaichi Red (Fusaichi Pegasus). TJCIS PPs 4th-Churchill, $85k, Msw,

‘Fury’ Looking For Redemption in Kentucky JC

Fern Circle Stables and Three Chimneys Farm’s King Fury (Curlin) is undefeated in two prior starts at Churchill Downs and tries to annex his first graded victory in Saturday’s GII Kentucky Jockey Club S. A debut winner at the Louisville oval in September, the chestnut was eighth in Keeneland’s GI Breeders’ Futurity S. Oct. 3

Dubawi Stars At Foal Sale Friday

NEWMARKET, UK–When there are two Dubawi half-brothers to Group 1 winners in a foal catalogue, the chances are that they will attract the attention of Sheikh Mohammed and go close to topping the sale, and that was exactly how it played out at Tattersalls on Friday. First up (lot 939) was the half-brother to the

I Am Horse Racing Partners With Myracehorse

I Am Horse Racing and MyRacehorse.com are pleased to announce a newfound partnership in the interest of education and communication within racing. In addition to providing a closer look at MyRacehorse’s latest offering, the “Future Stars Bundle,” which will highlight 14 yearlings purchased at the 2020 Keeneland September Sale, the content series around these horses

Brown Trainee Headlines Durante

The New York-based Fluffy Socks (Slumber {GB}) tops a full field in Saturday’s GIII Jimmy Durante S. at Del Mar. Graduating at second asking at Kentucky Downs Sept. 7, the bay followed suit with a win in Pimlico’s Selima S. Oct. 3 over a yielding course. She missed by a nose last time in Belmont’s

This Side Up: A Second Track to the Twin Spires

They keep telling us not to get ahead of ourselves, with all the promising news on vaccines. But however tough the winter still to come, we can surely now glimpse some kind of light at the end of the tunnel. And perhaps it’s not too ambitious even to start envisaging times and places when we

Simply Ravishing Heads Churchill’s Golden Rod

A winner of her first three career starts, Harold Lerner, Magdalena Racing, and Nehoc Stables’ Simply Ravishing (Laoban) found Vequist (Nyquist) too tough in the GI Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Keeneland, but will attempt to return to the top spot in Saturday’s GII Golden Rod S. A debut winner for Ken McPeek going 8