Maximum Security wins Florida Derby (Coglianese Photos) With the disappointment of his Kentucky Derby (G1) disqualification still looming large, Maximum Security will aim to start the summer of his 3-year-old campaign on a bright note when he contests the June 16 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park. Gary and Mary West’s star colt is one of six runners entered in the 1 1/16-mile event, which serves as a local springboard to the July 20 Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth. [...]
We look back at a busy Saturday including the controversial Cotillion, the Pennsylvania Derby, and stakes action from Belmont and Laurel Park.
We're talking lots of Parx on today's show as the Pennsylvania Derby and Cotillion Stakes loom this weekend. We also welcome in trainer Ed Coletti to the show to talk about his Cotillion contender Dixie Serenade, his breakthrough 2018, and more!
Neolithic wins an allowance race at Saratoga. Courtesy NYRA. Multiple stakes winners, a former Kentucky Derby favorite, and grade one placegetters descend on Keeneland Oct. 28 for the 1 1/8-mile Fayette Stakes (G2). With a lineup featuring many horses that have been chasing Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) contenders like Arrogate, Gun Runner, and West Coast this year, this is a chance for many of them to get a welcome stakes win. Favoritism may be contested between Honorable [...]
Connect wins the Pennsylvania Derby (Equi-Photo) Pennsylvania Derby Preview by Alastair Bull Upgraded to grade I this year, the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby is the last major race for 3-year-old Classic horses in the United States. Held over 1 1/8 miles at Parx Racing, the Pennsylvania Derby can be an important lead-up to the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). The most notable example was 2014, when Bayern won by 5 ¾ lengths; at his next start, he won the [...]