Category: Horse News

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tuesdays Two Trainer Calls: John Sadler Replay

Join us on the Partner-only conference calls to hear West Point trainers talk about the runners under their watch. These calls are great opportunities to further your racing education and get to know the people caring for your horses. Each call takes place at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT on the dates below and links to join will be sent in advance […]

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Decorated Invader returns in high style in Cutler Bay

A Grade 1 winner at 2, Decorated Invader kicked off his 3yo season in high style on Saturday with a wide rally from far back to win the Cutler Bay Stakes going away. The Keeneland September yearling sale purchase overcame the 10 post position, which had an anemic win percentage at a mile on the […]

Friday, March 27, 2020

Turf Heavyweights Return to Action at Gulfstream Park

Grade 1 winner Decorated Invader and Grade 2 winner Focus Group will both begin their seasons with stakes assignments on Florida Derby day at Gulfstream Park on Saturday for trainer Christophe Clement. Decorated Invader resurfaces in the Cutler Bay Stakes for three-year-olds, his first start since a troubled fourth-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile […]

Thursday, March 26, 2020

WPT Florida Derby Day Handicapping Contest

Participate in West Point Thoroughbreds’ 2020 Florida Derby Challenge and win a free ownership experience in a 2-year-old filly by Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense trained by John Shirreffs (trainer of Zenyatta!)  Contest involves selecting the winner of each of the 10 stakes races on Florida Derby day at Gulfstream and closes at 12:45 ET […]

New 2-Year-Old Colts Sold Out
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

New 2-Year-Old Colts Sold Out

Let’s face it…these are unprecedented times. At the OBS March Sale, there were horses we really liked that we would have bought in other years, but given the different world we’re all now living in, smartly watched a few of them go through the ring knowing there could be a chance to “buy a piece” […]

Thursday, March 19, 2020

One Year Later, OBS Sale-Topper Chestertown Tackles Louisiana Derby

A year ago this week, Chestertown joined the fold as the most expensive sale purchase in West Point Thoroughbreds’ history, topping the OBS March sale. On Saturday, he will tackle the $1-million Louisiana Derby, the biggest qualifying race thus far on the 2020 prep schedule for the Kentucky Derby. Of course, the Road to the […]

2-Year-Old Class of 2020

2-Year-Old Class of 2020

Join the WPT buying team and bloodstock agent David Ingordo for a call/webinar at 3:00 pm ET on Friday, March 20. You can access the webinar here. We encourage you to join the webinar via the link, but if you just want to listen in, use the coordinates below: 1-646-558-8656 Access code: 463944683# You’ll see […]

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Jeff Lifson Looks at The Sheets for Major Stakes on Saturday

Jeff Lifson goes over the Thoro-Graph Sheets for the Grade 1 Beholder Mile with Hard Not to Love and the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes on the Road to the Triple Crown.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Hard Not to Love Takes on More Distance in Beholder Mile

Hard Not to Love has been nearly perfect in sprint races. On Saturday, she will tackle a new challenge, stretching out around two turns in the $400,000 Beholder Mile (G1) at Santa Anita. The one-eyed filly owns five wins in six career starts for trainer John Shirreffs, who has done valiant work managing her quirks […]

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