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Friday, July 23, 2021

Galilean Goes for Repeat in California Dreamin’ at Del Mar

Galilean, the reigning champion Cal-bred of 2020, returns from the bench to defend his title in the $150,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes on the turf at Del Mar on Sunday. Galilean captured the California Dreamin’ last July in his grass debut, splitting foes in the stretch and prevailing gamely in the 8 1/2-furlong event. He also […]

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Sequist Soars to Debut Win at Colonial

Sequist powered home with an impressive debut win at Colonial Downs in Virginia on Tuesday, continuing a strong start from the West Point 2-year-old roster in 2021. From six individual 2-year-olds for WPT, Sequist, Ready A. P. and Little Drama have all won first-time out. Brigadier General, Sequist’s stablemate for trainer Dallas Stewart, and Kodama […]

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Yearling Class of 2021: 10% Remains of New Collected Colt

Less than 48 hours after Voodoo Zip delivered a breakthrough win at Belmont Park, West Point Thoroughbreds snatched up his three-quarter brother at Tuesday’s Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale in Kentucky. We didn’t expect to buy at the first major yearling sale of the year, but couldn’t pass up this colt. He’s the first pupil in […]

Monday, July 12, 2021

Voodoo Zip Pounces at Belmont, Puts Bow on Meet

Voodoo Zip wrapped up a wonderful Belmont Park meet for our roster in New York, scoring a game victory on Sunday afternoon and earning a career-best 92 Beyer figure. Voodoo Zip has literally never run a bad race, finishing in the top three in all 10 of his races. West Point finished the Belmont spring/summer […]

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Replay: Summer Meets Kick-Off Call

Could we survive without a cold beverage served up by Tom Bellhouse in the paddock bar? Could we exist without a fish taco served with a 75-degree sunset setting over the Brigantine? The answer from last summer?….barely. Those days of living a meager life during July and August? Over. We’re about to say hello again […]

Terry Finley Covers WPT Bases on Breeders’ Cup Podcast

West Point CEO Terry Finley joined Ren Carothers for a lively discussion about the WPT roster, including a record cast of 40 2-year-olds, on the Breeders’ Cup Future Stars Friday Forecast podcast (say that five times!).

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Saratoga Sales Tour August 8

We invite Partners and their families to join us at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling Sale. Meet the WPT buying team from 10:30-11:30 am on Sunday, August 8 at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion main entrance located at 153 George St. (corner of East Ave. and George St.) for a tour around the sales grounds. Join the sales […]

Replay: Dallas Stewart on Tuesdays at Two

Watch the replay of Dallas Stewart on the latest Tuesdays at Two, talking about his unique summer with WPT horses spread out between Saratoga, Colonial Downs and Turfway Park.

Monday, July 5, 2021

First Captain Drives to Grade 3 Glory in Dwyer

First Captain answered the call as the heavy favorite in Monday’s $250,000 Dwyer Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park, powering through the stretch to win going away and improve to 3-for-3 lifetime. A Saratoga select yearling purchase in 2019, the 3-year-old colt stamped himself as a contender for the Grade 1 Travers Stakes (G1) run at […]

Friday, July 2, 2021

Ready A.P. Romps In Debut at Belmont

Ready A.P. shrugged off a slow start and put on a show in her debut Thursday at Belmont Park, driving away to win by 8 1/4 lengths and earn “Rising Star” plaudits from the Thoroughbred Daily News. Trained by Christophe Clement, the New York-bred 2-year-old filly was a yearling purchase last September in Kentucky. Poise […]