Category: Horse News

Monday, July 15, 2019

Originator Game in Comeback Victory at Saratoga

Originator returned from vacation to jump-start the summer festivities for West Point Thoroughbreds at Saratoga Race Course, rallying to victory in a $92,000 grass sprint on Saturday afternoon. The 4-year-old filly scored almost a year to the day since her second-place finish at Saratoga last July in the Coronation Cup Stakes over the same 5 […]

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Night Code delivers as first 2-year-old runner of 2019

Night Code came through as West Point’s first two-year-old runner of 2019, prevailing after a determined drive at Laurel Park on Thursday. A dark bay colt with a splash of white across his face and four white socks, Night Code sat just off the pace and battled through the stretch to win by a half-length […]

Maroubra Resurfaces in Arlington’s Grade 3 Modesty Handicap

French import Maroubra makes a trip to Chicagoland on Saturday for the Grade 3, $150,000 Modesty Handicap on the turf at Arlington Park. The four-year-old filly will be racing for the third in the United States and in the care of Kentucky-based trainer Cherie DeVaux. Maroubra arrived from Europe last fall, spent the winter in […]

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Saratoga Summer Meets Central

This “Summer Meets Central” page will help you plan your trip to Saratoga and have a great stay once you’re in town. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Listen to Summer Meets Kickoff Call held on 6/20. Del Mar Summer Meets Central Enter WPT Saratoga Challenge 25 Things to Do in Saratoga During […]

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Del Mar Summer Meets Central

This “Summer Meets Central” page will help you plan your trip to “where the turf meets the surf” and have a great stay once you’re in town. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Listen to Summer Meets Kickoff Call held on 6/20. Saratoga Summer Meets Central page Enter WPT Del Mar Handicapping Challenge […]

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

And Seek Makes Stakes Debut in Friday’s Iowa Derby

And Seek has trained like he is capable of more than he has produced on the racetrack to date and on Friday night he will have the chance to prove it on a big stage in the $250,000 Iowa Derby at Prairie Meadows outside Des Moines. The 3-year-old colt steps up for his first stakes […]

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Replete, Twelfth Labour Roll to Back-to-Back Wins for Stewart

Replete and Twelfth Labour capped off the Churchill Downs meet with open-length victories on June 27 and 28 for trainer Dallas Stewart and jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. Replete turned his seventh career start into a procession on June 27 when he kicked away to a 4 3/4-length maiden victory at Churchill Downs. The handsome 3-year-old […]

Monday, July 1, 2019

West Point Ties for Second Place in Churchill Owner Standings

West Point finished in a tie for second place among all owners with four wins in the Churchill Downs spring/summer meet. The leaders were Calumet Farm (6 wins from 46 runners), Ken and Sarah Ramsey (6-for-34) and Maggi Moss (6-for-19). West Point Partners made four trips to the winner’s circle from a total of 16 […]

After 21 Years, Dallas Stewart and West Point Still a Winning Combination

Twelve times a year, for 21 years and counting, West Point Thoroughbreds has received a training bill from Dallas Stewart. It is an owner-trainer relationship that began with a chance encounter but turned into a racing rarity in extending beyond 10 years, much less a couple decades. Along the way, Stewart has defied the odds […]

Monday, June 24, 2019

Coach Rocks Rebounds With Authority at Churchill Downs

A performance like Coach Rocks delivered on Sunday at Churchill Downs should shine a spotlight on the world-class eyes that belong to the people around her. Simply put, Coach Rocks had not been herself in two previous races this year, both uncharacteristically dull outings for a filly who had captured a major race at Gulfstream […]