Skidmore S.

Uncle Mo Colt Graduates in Style at the Spa

Golden Pal, still diploma-less despite two runner-up finishes and plenty of hype, put it all together Friday in Saratoga's Skidmore S. A close second at 1-2 odds on the Gulfstream main track Apr. 17, the son of turf sprinting phenom Lady Shipman was just tagged late after showing the way in Royal Ascot's G2 Norfolk S. June 19. He and stablemate Fauci (Malibu Moon) appeared to have this compact field at their mercy, and the public got it right in installing Golden Pal as the 2-5 chalk. Blasting out of...

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Ward's Golden Pal Stays Stateside

The group-placed Golden Pal (Uncle Mo), who has an entry in the G1 Nunthorpe S. at York on Friday, Aug. 21, will instead remain in America trainer Wesley Ward confirmed to the International Racing Bureau. The Ranlo Investments LLC runner ran second by a neck in the G2 Norfolk S. at Royal Ascot in June. On the same day as the Nunthorpe is the Skidmore S. at Saratoga, where the son of accomplished turf speedball Lady Shipman (Midshipman) will contest instead. "Golden Pal is not coming," said IRB Director Adrian...

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