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Friday, May 20, 2022

Special Win for First Captain at Pimlico

Adding distance, blinkers and a new jockey, First Captain pieced it all together for a game victory Friday in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3). Luis Saez took the reins on the 4-year-old Curlin colt and delivered a superb ride to rally home behind a slow early pace, producing First Captain from mid-pack at the top […]

Preakness Handicapping Resources

Best of luck to all West Point runners this weekend, including three at Pimlico in stakes races. Below are some resources to help you handicap the Preakness weekend races! Where to Watch/Listen Preview of NBC Sports Broadcasts Daily Racing Form for Preakness Saturday Preakness Stakes Ragozin Sheets

Primed For Preakness Weekend

First Captain, Jaxon Traveler and B Dawk will represent West Point Thoroughbreds in stakes action during Preakness weekend at Pimlico. First Captain leads things off Friday in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3), shooting for his second graded stakes triumph. Luis Saez will take the reins on First Captain for the first time for Hall of […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

John Sadler Call Replay/DeVaux Up Next

Join us on the Partner-only conference calls to hear West Point trainers talk about the runners under their care, with John Sadler up first on Tuesday, May 17. Replays will be posted for those who can’t make the live calls. Zoom links will be posted to this page and emailed the morning of each call. Schedule […]

Flightline Works With Flavien Prat Up for Met Mile

Flightline continued building up to his 2022 debut by working a sharp five furlongs with jockey Flavien Prat on board Monday morning at Santa Anita. Prat flew in from New York to get a leg up on the colt for the first time since their victory together in the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes on December […]

Friday, May 13, 2022

Rising Trio Stepping Up to Stakes Level

Late spring will bring several exciting horses to the limelight: B Dawk, Elector and Got Thunder are all scheduled for their first stakes assignments. B Dawk, an eye-popping winner at Keeneland, is slated for the Sir Barton Stakes on the Preakness Stakes undercard on Saturday, May 21 at Pimlico. He worked six furlongs in 1:11.80 […]

Save the Dates: Summer Meets

We’re finalizing plans for the summer meets, but here are some important dates to mark on your calendars! Important: Please send Nancy Dollase (Del Mar) and Danielle Austin (Saratoga) your dates sooner rather than later so we can help make your trips as smooth and fun as possible. WPT Del Mar and Saratoga Summer Meets […]

Photo Gallery: WPT Partners at the Kentucky Derby

West Point Thoroughbreds partners gathered from near and far at Churchill Downs, some with runners over the big weekend, all with a passion for the sport and the great event that is the Kentucky Derby. Partner-only events included: Backstretch access to see WPT horses as well as the special training session for Derby and Oaks […]

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Partner Information for Attending Preakness Stakes

We are looking forward to Preakness Weekend after Rich Strike’s incredible Kentucky Derby win, and the Fasig-Tipton 2-year-old sale in Timonium, MD the following week! If you will be in Maryland for the sales or races and would like to RSVP to let us know your plans, please do so by filling out the Preakness […]

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Kentucky Derby Handicapping Call With Steve Kornacki

Replay of our Kentucky Derby handicapping call with NBC Sports analyst and West Point partner Steve Kornacki, along with on-the-ground insight from Jeff Lifson.  

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