Following a highly successful and somewhat adventurous 2019 campaign, Gary Barber’s War of Will is enjoying some well-deserved time off. Last winter/spring at Fair Grounds, the 3-year-old son of War Front stamped himself as a Triple Crown force to be reckoned with, taking both the LeComte (G3) and the Risen Star presented by Lamarque Ford […]
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Jockey Tyler Gaffalione registered his first win of the 2019-2020 Championship Meet aboard 1-2 favorite Durlyn in Thursday’s seventh race at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. After spending the past several months riding primarily in Kentucky with a summer sojourn to Saratoga, the 25-year-old native of nearby Davie, Fla. is happy to be home […]
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Code of Honor – Given the chance, Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey described how he would like the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic to unfold for Code of Honor, William Farish’s homebred colt. “I’d like to see a decent pace, just get in a good position – we’ll be back – and leaving […]
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Code of Honor – Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey’s said Tuesday morning, William S. Farish’s homebred colt Code of Honor shipped well across country Monday and has settled into his new surroundings at Santa Anita Park. “He seemed to travel fine,” McGaughey said. “It’s a long day for him, but he seemed to come […]
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Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s McKinzie has been installed as the 3-1 morning-line favorite in a field of 11 3-year-olds and up for Saturday’s $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) to be run at 1 ¼ miles on the main track, the climax of the 36th Breeders’ Cup World Championship races to […]
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Code of Honor – William S. Farish’s 3yo chestnut colt Code of Honor left Belmont Park on schedule Monday morning for cross-continent flight to Santa Anita, trainer Shug McGaughey said. Elate/Yoshida (Bill Mott) – Assistant trainer Riley Mott reported “all good” with their Breeders’ Cup Classic duo one day after the two Bill Mott trainees […]
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Mark Casse boasts a strong Breeders’ Cup contingent, led by Grade 1 Preakness-winner War of Will (Classic) and Grade 1 Fourstardave champ Got Stormy (Mile). Additional Casse contenders include Perfect Alibi (Juvenile Fillies), Two Sixty (Juvenile Fillies) and Peace Achieved (Juvenile Turf). Jack and Noah and Proven Strategies are on the overflow list for the […]
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Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. spent a good part of Monday morning trying to convince owner John Fanelli not to ship Math Wizard from South Florida to Philadelphia for the Grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing.
The last time the racing world saw War of Will, the 3-year-old colt was a fading fifth in the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. That was in late July and after that race trainer Mark Casse thought it was time to regroup. That time is done. War of Will, who earlier […]
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As the trainer of the streaking Mr. Money, Bret Calhoun was disappointed to learn of the scratch of Maximum Security from Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby on two fronts.