Category: Horse News

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Save the Date: Boston Happy Hour April 11

Save the Date Boston Happy Hour April 11th Mark your calendar, the West Point team will be in Boston, MA on Thursday, April 11th.  Join us for happy hour downtown 4-7 pm. Event details are forthcoming. RSVP to Dawn Lenert

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Jeff Lowe joins West Point Thoroughbreds Team

Long-time Turf writer and publicist Jeff Lowe has joined West Point Thoroughbreds in a communications and marketing role. Lowe comes to the partnership company after seven years in a similar position at Team Valor International. He previously spent nine years at Thoroughbred Times, serving as the publication’s lead writer for the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup. […]

Monday, March 18, 2019

Full of Luck full of pluck in first U.S. win

Full of Luck battled back gamely after being passed in the stretch at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday and nailed down his first victory in the United States. Racing for the first time as a gelding, the Chilean import prevailed by a head in the open allowance with a strong ride from jockey William Antongeorgi […]

West Point Partner March Madness Pool

Join the 2nd annual West Point Thoroughbreds Partner Appreciation March Madness pool and you could win a $2,000 credit toward a 2019 2-year-old purchase (5% or more). You can begin making your selections now and the pick deadline is Thursday, March 21 at 12:15 ET. Sign up here.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Steady Hands Ward, Chatlos Behind West Point’s Derby Duo for Hollendorfer

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer relies on a pair of rock-solid assistants, Don Chatlos Jr. and Dan Ward, in the day-to-day training routine for West Point Thoroughbreds’s Kentucky Derby hopefuls Galilean and Gunmetal Gray. Chatlos traveled with the pair to Oaklawn Park this week for their assignments in separate divisions of the Grade 2 […]

Thursday, March 14, 2019

West Point Thoroughbreds Leads Way At OBS, Buying Sale-Topping Colt and Filly

Spurred on by a strong catalog of two-year-olds in training, West Point Thoroughbreds went on a buying spree at the OBS March sale this week, landing the highest-priced colt and filly and finishing as the sale’s leading buyer with 10 purchases for a total of $4.4-million. In Tuesday’s opening session, West Point and partners went […]

Monday, March 11, 2019

Steady Filly Room To Finish Nails Down 2nd Win of Fair Grounds Meet

Room To Finish added to her ultra-consistent record with an easy victory at even-money odds on Sunday in a turf allowance at Fair Grounds. The Louisiana-bred four-year-old filly notched her second victory and has never been worse than second in six lifetime starts. West Point partner Gary Friederich and his family made the trip from […]

West Point Begins 2YO Sales Season at OBS, Looking for More Like Galilean and Gunmetal Gray

With two colts currently on the Kentucky Derby trail who were purchased at two-year-olds in training sales, the West Point Thoroughbreds buying team is eager to begin the process again with the OBS March sale on Tuesday and Wednesday to kick off the juvenile auction schedule. West Point came away from OBS March last year […]