DEL MAR, Calif. — Accelerate cruised to a record 12 1/2-length victory in the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar, becoming just the third horse to sweep all three of Southern California’s major races for older horses in the same year. Ridden by Joel Rosario, Accelerate ran 1 1/4 miles in 2:01.83 on Saturday
Looking for some midweek form? tab.com.au bring you the best bets across Australia for Wednesday’s racing. WEDNESDAY’S BEST Sandown (Hillside) Race 2 No.3 Fiera Vista (Mark Zahra) – $2.80 After an average debut back in early March, Darren Weir immediately sent Fiera Vista for a spell. He was hoping that the daughter of Exceed and
A horse named Party Dancer won a race in California on Thursday. Its owner? Rick Pitino, whose legacy at Louisville was blemished by a scandal that involved exotic dancers and escorts three years ago. Pitino was in the winner’s circle with the horse at Del Mar Racetrack after the 3-year-old’s first victory of the year,
WEDNESDAY’S BEST Canterbury Race 5 No.5 Foreign Territory (James McDonald) – $2.40 He’s lined up favourite in three of his four starts and was hard in the market in the other, but Foreign Territory has won just one of those; there might have been a few punters burnt by the Tulloch Lodge gelding. But I
DEL MAR, Calif. — Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza is wearing a neck brace while recovering at his San Diego home after fracturing a vertebra during a training accident at Del Mar. He was exercising Bobby Abu Dhabi during morning workouts on July 22 when the horse had an apparent heart attack and threw
SATURDAY’S BEST Moonee Valley Race 8 No.3 Trap For Fools (Brad Rawiller) – $2.60 Think this race sets up brilliantly for Trap For Fools to record his first win in Victoria, with the ex-WA galloper capable of dictating proceedings from the front here; as long as nothing sacrifices themselves to take him on, then he
WEDNESDAY’S BEST Warwick Farm Race 1 No.three Danawi (Adam Hyeronimus) – $2.30 After making him the perfect guess final Wednesday, Danawi, sadly, dumped Hugh Bowman earlier than the race and bought unfastened, finally being scratched. I see no cause this superbly bred son of Exceed And Excel can have taken any hurt from that bodily
DEL MAR, Calif. — Corridor of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza has been moved to a rehabilitation facility to get well from a fractured vertebra in his neck suffered throughout a coaching accident. Agent Brian Seaside tweeted Friday that Espinoza had left the hospital, the place he had been up and strolling round within the days
SATURDAY’S BEST Morphettville Race 6 No.7 Daylight (Luke Currie) – $2.60 I can totally admire that there is been a protracted, lengthy listing of excellent two-year-olds who, for no matter motive, did not attain the identical heights as soon as they turned three, particularly the actually early, extremely precocious ones. Daylight suits that profile to
Triple Crown winner Justify has been retired from racing, WinStar Farm introduced Wednesday. “Justify had some filling in his ankle, and he is just not responding quick enough for a fall campaign,” coach Bob Baffert stated. “We all wanted to see Justify run again, but ultimately it is my responsibility to make sure he is
WEDNESDAY’S BEST Canterbury Race three No.2 Danawi (Hugh Bowman) – $2.40 There was sturdy mail for this superbly bred son of Exceed And Excel, out of Flight Stakes and Epsom Handicap winner Secret Admirer, on debut on the ANZAC Day Randwick assembly. However sadly for Danawi, he bumped into one of the promising younger gallopers
DEL MAR, Calif. — Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured when the horse he was using at Del Mar racetrack collapsed throughout coaching and died. Racetrack officers say Bobby Abu Dhabi suffered an obvious deadly coronary heart assault throughout a exercise Sunday morning. Espinoza was thrown off the horse, then lay immobile for a number of
SATURDAY’S BEST Randwick Race 6 No.eight Seahampton (Blake Shinn) – $three.10 I do know she solely beat her personal age group from a little bit of a quick lane, however it might have been arduous to stroll away from Seahampton’s final begin win at this venue a fortnight in the past and never be impressed.
Manny Ycaza, a Corridor of Fame jockey who received the 1964 Belmont Stakes and paved the best way for generations of Latin People to trip in North America, has died. He was 80. Ycaza died Monday of pneumonia and sepsis at a hospital in Forest Hills, New York, based on his spouse, Jeanne De Ycaza.
WEDNESDAY’S BEST Warwick Farm Race four No.1 Island Missile (Blake Shinn) – $2.60 Island Missile has at all times been a great model of galloper, who’s been inside a nostril of being a stakes winner already. He seems able to get again into the winner’s stall after two runs this preparation and now that he
SATURDAY’S BEST Caulfield Race 6 No. three Mount Kilcoy (Ben Allen) (a) – $2.70 You can simply might make the argument that this very proficient son of Excessive Chaparral needs to be unbeaten after 4 begins. Alas, he is solely gained the one time, and for many who backed him final Saturday at Flemington within
SATURDAY’S BEST Flemington Race 1 No.four Mintha (Craig Williams) – $2.40 This actually does look like Mintha’s race to lose and though she’s been a crushed favorite at her previous two begins on the town, I feel punters may give her yet another probability right here and really feel assured she will repay the religion.
Transfer over Gronkowski. There is a new horse on the town and he is a king. Phoenix Thoroughbred, an England-based horse firm, has acquired the 2-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro, and acquired permission to call the colt LeBron J, after newly signed Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James. Phoenix additionally owns Gronkowski. LeBron J will