In a race that figures to produce contenders for Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ well-supported prep races for the Triple Crown, Jace’s Road posted an impressive front-running score in the $100,000 Gun Runner Stakes on “Road to the Derby Kickoff Day” Dec. 26 at the New Orleans area track.
Some racehorses peak at an early age, flashing brilliance right from the start. Others require more time to reach their best form, maturing slowly over the course of several years. But a rare few combine early maturity with steady development over multiple seasons, which is the recipe for a truly
On Dec. 26, 2021, Fair Grounds hosted the inaugural running of the $100,000 Gun Runner Stakes, a 1 1/16-mile qualifier on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. The winner was Epicenter, and the fifth-place finisher was Rich Strike; the following spring, Rich Strike and Epicenter ran
by Natalie Voss|11.14.202211.14.2022|2:41pm2:45pm Food and Wine at MidAtlantic Horse Rescue More than a year after he was the subject of a cruelty investigation in Delaware, Food And Wine is moving onwards and upwards. The 5-year-old gelding was listed as available for adoption late last week by the MidAtlantic Horse Rescue
by Natalie Voss|11.05.202211.05.2022|2:18pm2:27pm Tuesday is victorious in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf At the top of the Keeneland stretch, it looked like In Italian would run off with the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf. After setting the pace from the gate, swinging wide and charging
by Ontario Racing/Thoroughbred Improvement Program|09.12.2022|5:22pm Silent Runner is aiming extend his lead in the 2022 Ontario Sire Heritage Series when he enters the starting gate in the $100,000 Lake Erie Stakes Tuesday at Fort Erie Race Track, on the undercard of the 87th running of the $400,000 Prince of Wales, the
Dynamic One, the “other” horse trained by Todd Pletcher, lived up to his name with a one-length victory over a closing Proxy in Saturday’s third running of the $198,750 Blame Stakes (Listed) at Churchill, a local prep for the Louisville racetrack’s $750,000 Stephen Foster (G2) on Saturday, July 2. Scalding
It’s far from breaking news to declare Horse of the Year Gun Runner the runaway winner of the 2021 freshman sire race. The resident of Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Ky., had a rookie season for the ages, breaking Uncle Mo’s record for freshman-sired earnings before the beginning of December.