Category: Horse News

Monday, October 26, 2020

King’s Ovation Caps Stars of Tomorrow Day with Upset Win

King’s Ovation powered through the stretch Sunday at Churchill Downs for a 26-to-1 upset in his second career start. The 2-year-old colt put a bow around a productive day for the three West Point starters on Churchill’s Stars of Tomorrow program, with Lady Traveler finishing a strong second in the Rags to Riches Stakes and […]

Friday, October 23, 2020

Jaxon Traveler Roars to Second Straight Win

Jaxon Traveler roared to the lead and never looked back this afternoon at Laurel Park in a near duplicate of his debut performance that made him a TDN Rising Star. The OBS March sale purchase opened up a 5 1/2-length lead turning for home and powered through the stretch to complete six furlongs in a […]

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Wayne Catalano/Dale Romans Call Replay

Join us on the Partner-only conference calls to hear West Point trainers talk about the runners under their care. Each call takes place at 2:00 pm ET unless otherwise noted. Link to join will be posted to Chatter/emailed the morning of each call. 9/22/2020 Christophe Clement REPLAY 9/29/2020 Dallas Stewart REPLAY 10/6/2020 John Shirreffs REPLAY […]

Friday, October 16, 2020

Lasting Image very game in breathrough win at Laurel

Lasting Image nailed down a maiden win this afternoon at Laurel Park with some grit and determination and a heady ride from Julian Pimentel. The Maryland-bred 3-year-old switched to the inside in an eventful stretch duel with heavy favorite Peachy Keen and gamely got his nose down on the wire. Kelly Rubley trains Lasting Image, […]

Decorated Invader, Kanthaka Ready for Grade 2 Action Sunday

Two of the top-credentialed horses on the West Point roster, Decorated Invader and Kanthaka, have Grade 2 turf assignments on Sunday. Decorated Invader already owns three stakes wins (two of them in Grade 2 races) this season and will shorten up in distance to a mile in the $150,000 Hill Prince Stakes at Belmont Park. […]

Continental Clash Cruises to Victory at Keeneland

Continental Clash showed them his heels Wednesday at Keeneland, speeding to a 4-length maiden victory. The 3-year-old gelding grabbed the lead a quarter mile in, shook off a challenger and drew away for fun under jockey Joe Talamo. Dale Romans trains Continental Clash for West Point and Albaugh Racing Stable.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Arabian Prince, Lady Traveler eye stakes glory on Churchill’s Stars of Tomorrow Day

On the heels of maiden victories at Churchill Downs in September, Arabian Prince and Lady Traveler will step up to stakes competition at the Louisville track on Sunday’s Stars of Tomorrow program. Joe Talamo will ride both 2-year-olds. Arabian Prince rallied through the stretch to win his debut going a mile on September 2 at […]

Chestertown takes on elders in Empire Classic

Chestertown tackles the premier race on the New York-bred calendar Saturday in the $175,000 Empire Classic as Belmont Park’s leading jockey Jose Ortiz pilots the gray 3-year-old colt against seven older rivals. The son of Tapit gets a whopping 10 pounds from defending winner Mr. Buff, who has earned more than $1.1-million and is a […]

Monday, October 12, 2020

Galilean notches his sixth stakes win in California Flag

Already a five-time stakes winner, Galilean added to his toolbox Sunday with a success doing something different in the California Flag Handicap at Santa Anita. Galilean was proven on the dirt between 6 1/2 and 8 1/2 furlongs and on the turf around two turns. He had never tried sprinting on the grass and aced […]

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