We look back at the weekend action including a pair of Grade 1 events at Los Alamitos, Louisiana Championship Day at Fair Grounds, Clasico de Carribe at Gulfstream Park, and more!
We start our look ahead to the weekend including discussing the pair of Grade 1 events at Los Alamitos this weekend for the juvenile runners as well as the Classico de Caribe at Gulfstream Park. Then the BARN Jury come on to check in after a brief hiatus.
Gulfstream Park (Coglianese Photos) As part of an action-packed afternoon of racing on December 8th, Gulfstream Park will host not only the Clasico Internacional del Caribe series (showcasing some of the best horses from Latin America and the Caribbean), but also a half-dozen stakes races for two-year-olds. Those juvenile races comprise the first six events on the massive card, which kicks off at 11:50 p.m. Eastern. And since you never know where the next Kentucky Derby (gr. I) [...]
We're live on the road from Del Mar in San Diego and we'll recap all the stakes action from not only Del Mar, but the big Cigar Mile card at Aqueduct and the Claiming Crown from Gulfstream Park and more.
We're back LIVE, well live on tape, but we're back! Previewing all the weekend stakes action from Aqueduct and Del Mar as well as opening day from Gulfstream Park!
Gulfstream Park (Coglianese Photos) The 2018-2019 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park will kick off with a bang on December 1st with the 20th running of the Claiming Crown, a series of nine races restricted to current or former claiming race competitors. With total purse money of $1.1 million, the Claiming Crown races have attracted deep and competitive fields that should be very appealing from a handicapping standpoint. Let’s take a quick look at what to look forward to [...]
We look back at a busy weekend including a huge Queen's Plate card from Woodbine. Also stakes action from Belmont, Monmouth, Gulfstream Park, and more!
Stormy Embrace winning the Princess Rooney Stakes (gr. II) - Coglianese Photos Look out, Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint contenders—there’s a new female sprinter in the spotlight, and she’s fast. Seriously fast. If you had never heard of Stormy Embrace prior to her blowout win in Saturday’s Princess Rooney Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, you can be forgiven. The four-year-old daughter of Circular Quay had run but once before in graded stakes company, finishing ninth in [...]
X Y Jet winning the Smile Sprint Stakes (gr. III) - Photo by Coglianese Photos/Kenny Martin The race was over almost as soon as the gates opened, practically before the horses had completed the 30-foot run-up to start the official timer. That’s how dominant X Y Jet was in Saturday’s Smile Sprint Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park. Bettors seemed to think the race was over even before the start of the six-furlong sprint, sending X Y Jet [...]
Gulfstream Park (Coglianese Photos) As we enter the second half of the 2018 racing season, the schedule of “Win and You’re In” races for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs is starting to heat up. In fact, the first Win and You’re In event for the Filly & Mare Sprint will be held on Saturday, that being the $250,000 Princess Rooney Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park. The seven-furlong event that has been won by some [...]