LNJ Foxwoods’ brilliant filly Covfefe is on target for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (Grade I) following her scintillating eight-length victory in Saturday’s $125,000 Dogwood (Listed) at Churchill Downs. “At the beginning of the year, the Test was always the goal,” trainer Brad Cox said. “After we accomplished that goal, we […]
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Grade I Test winner Covfefe easily dismissed five rivals Saturday in the 44th running of the $125,000 Dogwood (Listed) at Churchill Downs as the speedy 3-year-old filly rolled to an eight-length win over Bell’s the One in a stakes record 1:20.51. Covfefe, owned by Larry, Nanci and Jaime Roth’s LNJ Foxwoods, just missed champion Groupie […]
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LNJ Foxwoods’ Grade I-winner Covfefe is set for next Saturday’s $125,000 Dogwood Stakes (Listed) at Churchill Downs – likely her final start in advance of the Nov. 2 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Trained by Brad Cox, the strikingly fast 3-year-old sprinter has recorded back-to-back five-furlong bullet workouts as she blazes her path into the Dogwood. […]
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Unbeaten in six starts, Klein Racing’s 3-year-old filly Break Even will look to keep her perfect record intact as the 1-2 morning line favorite in the Grade 2, $250,000 Prioress. The Country Day filly impressively won her debut over an off track by five lengths in January at Fair Grounds. She followed with an allowance victory before […]
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Neither a surface chance nor an unfamiliar racetrack jeopardized Break Even’s unblemished record as the even-money favorite surged to the front and fended off Eyeinthesky’s late-stretch charge for a one-length win in the eighth running of the $100,000 Coronation Cup for 3-year-old fillies on Sunday to cap the opening week at Saratoga Race Course. Klein […]
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Florent Geroux, rider of 2018 champion filly Monomoy Girl and 2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner, will stay in Kentucky this summer in another sign of the increasing quality of racing and enhanced purses offered at Ellis Park. Also new to the Ellis Park jockey colony: ✦ Tyler Baze, long a California mainstay and […]
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Klein Racing’s homebred Break Even made her graded stakes debut a winning one on Friday, jumping away from the gate with a four-length lead and never giving an inch to wire the field in the G2 Eight Belles. Sent off as the 2-1 favorite in the field of nine, Break Even made good on those […]
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Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan confirmed via Twitter that he will miss the remainder of the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots 2018-19 meet, which concludes March 24. According to his agent Anthony Martin, Bridgmohan, 39, suffered a broken right collarbone after being unseated from his mount Oxford Comma in mid-stretch of Saturday’s Mardi Gras Stakes. Oxford Comma was […]
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Making a bold five-wide move on the far turn under jockey Terry Thompson, Michael Pressley and Steed Jackson’s Super Steed – a 62-1 longshot trained by Larry Jones – upset Monday’s $500,000, Grade 3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark. Super Steed defeated West Coast invader Sueno by three-quarters of a length, […]
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Several candidates for Oaklawn’s Presidents Day stakes tripleheader recorded workouts on a cloudy, damp Sunday morning, including Gray Attempt who breezed 5 furlongs in advance of the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds Feb. 18. Working just after the renovation break from the 5-furlong pole to the regular finish line, Gray Attempt went in 1:00.20 […]
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