Category: Horse News

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Contest: Name a 2-Year-Old Colt!

Attention West Point Partners and fans, it’s time to get creative! We’re holding a contest to name the 2-year-old Imagining colt out of Night Brigade (by Rockport Harbor). This handsome Maryland-bred was purchased at the OBS April Sale and will be trained by Kelly Rubley. The West Point team will announce the top eight names […]

Monday, May 20, 2019

Gargan’s Stable Transforming Before His Eyes in New York, Kentucky

West Point Thoroughbreds is in the midst of a new association with trainer Danny Gargan, who will receive two colts acquired at juvenile sales while Gargan was busy developing Tax, a horse he claimed for $50,000, into a Kentucky Derby runner. West Point had been attuned to Gargan’s sharp work for several years and was […]

Friday, May 17, 2019

With Last-to-First Burst at Belmont, Devamani Drives to Second Straight Win as a Gelding

Devamani rushed to his second straight win on Thursday in a $90,000 allowance at Belmont Park, knifing through a seam in the stretch and kicking away to a half-length victory under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. The French import is 2-for-2 since he was gelded after placing twice in three starts last season, his first in […]

In Maryland, West Point Turns to Jackson, Fair Hill Equine Therapy Unit for Behind-the-Scenes Care

With the focus of the horse racing world shifting to Maryland for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, the occasion is a good opportunity to shine a spotlight on the Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center operated by Bruce Jackson about an hour up the road from Baltimore in Elkton, Maryland. Pairing skilled horsemanship with an array of treatment […]

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Still Dreaming Looks For Speedy Setup in Chick Lang on Preakness Day

Fresh off a resilient win shortening up in distance, Still Dreaming tackles Graded stakes company on the Preakness undercard on Saturday in the $200,000 Chick Lang Stakes for three-year-old sprinters at Pimlico. The son of Flatter figures to drop back and make one run in the 6-furlong Grade 3, as he did effectively in a […]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Flying the Flag Eyes Prize in Wide-Open Pimlico Special

Flying the Flag will make his stakes debut on Friday in the Grade 3 Pimlico Special, a historic race with a new look and wide-open cast shooting for a purse of $300,000. The Pimlico Special at times has been one of the premier races in the country, dating back to the 1930s and ’40s when […]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Fair Hill Open House June 22

When: Saturday, June 22, 2019 Where: Fair Hill Training Center Elkton, Maryland Time: 8:00-11:30 am Watch morning training, get up close and personal with the Graham Motion, Kelly Rubley, and Bruce Jackson trainees, and take a tour of the state-of-the-art Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center. Meet the 2-year-old Imagining colt purchased at the OBS April Sale.  Coffee and […]

Saratoga Sales Tour August 4

We invite Partners and their families to join us at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling Sale. Meet the WPT buying team from 10:30-11:30 am on Sunday, August 4 at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion main entrance located at 415 East Avenue for a tour around the sales grounds. Join the sales team (including bloodstock agent David […]

Monday, May 13, 2019

Twelfth Labour Draws Off in Breakout Maiden Win at Churchill

Twelfth Labour delivered a breakout performance at Churchill Downs on May 12, powering through the stretch to score by 3 1/4 lengths in a $79,000 maiden special weight event. The son of top sire Quality Road has been a revelation since cutting back to sprint distances after struggling around two turns at Fair Grounds over […]

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