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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Saratoga Challenge Standings

Participate in the West Point Thoroughbreds 2020 Saratoga Challenge and you could win an ownership experience in a 2-year-old Thoroughbred racehorse named Warn. The contest is free to enter. Share with family and friends and have some fun this summer! VIEW SELECTIONS **USE FIRST NAME AND FIRST DIGITS OF ZIP CODE Point Totals As of 8/11 […]

Wicked Strong filly Sells Out in Minutes

Wicked Strong filly Sells Out in Minutes

This is a filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Wicked Strong, and availability is limited, as trainer and owner Dale Romans likes her so much that he insisted on keeping 50 percent for himself. Terry Finley eyeballed her in the flesh at Churchill Downs last week, liked what he saw, and worked […]

Del Mar Challenge Standings

Participate in the West Point Thoroughbreds 2020 Del Mar Challenge and you could win an ownership experience in a 2-year-old Thoroughbred racehorse: the 2018 Square Eddie/Cryptic colt. The contest is free to enter. Share with family and friends and have some fun this summer! VIEW SELECTIONS *Look up your selections using first name and first digits […]

Saturday, August 8, 2020

County Final Flashes to Stakes Win in WPT Debut

A month after joining the West Point roster as the sale-topper in the Fasig-Tipton July sale, County Final kicked away to a 4 1/4-length victory Saturday in the Tyro Stakes for 2-year-olds at Monmouth Park. Joe Bravo rode County Final aggressively to keep close to speedy pacesetter Pico Marg. As County Final switched leads and […]

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Travers Day Handicapping Contest

Participate in West Point Thoroughbreds’ 2020 Travers Stakes Handicapping Contest and you could win a $50 gift card to our online store.  How to play: -Players will place a mythical $2 win bet on each of the stakes races run at Saratoga Racecourse on Saturday, August 8, 2020. The person with the largest bankroll after […]

Monday, July 27, 2020

Galilean Nails Turf Debut in California Dreamin’ at Del Mar

Turf or dirt, no problem for Galilean, who notched his fifth stakes win Sunday at Del Mar with a terrific ride from Flavien Prat in the $125,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes. The 4-year-old colt had just prevailed by 4 lengths on the dirt in the Soi Phet Stakes at Los Alamitos on June 27. Trainer John […]

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Decorated Invader Delivers in Hall of Fame, Still Perfect in 2020

Decorated Invader continued to make his case for the top spot in the three-year-old turf division, staying perfect on the season with a determined victory in the Grade 2 National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga. The Grade 1-winning colt collared long-time pacemaker Get Smokin inside the final furlong and kicked […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

4 wins in 4 days as Kid Mercury rises at Delaware

Kid Mercury stepped up in trip and snagged his first win of the year Monday on the turf at Delaware Park, extending a nice streak for West Point Thoroughbreds with our fourth win in four days, each coming at a different track. WPT scored with Causforcelebration on Friday at Laurel, with Resarcio on Saturday at […]

Monday, July 13, 2020

Resarcio starts Del Mar off right, 3-win weekend

Resarcio kicked WPT’s Del Mar meet off on a high note Saturday with a brave victory, rallying up the rail and kicking away for a nice breakthrough. Brice Blanc provided a heady ride on Resarcio, who angled in with a furlong remaining in the mile contest. She was making her fourth career start for trainer […]

Friday, July 10, 2020

Causforcelebration Rings in Another Victory at Laurel

Causforcelebration took his name to another level, and not without a bit of drama, on Friday when he held on by a nose for his second straight win on the turf at Laurel Park. The New York-bred gelding took control at the top of the stretch and had just enough left to go back-to-back for […]

Del Mar and Saratoga Meets Shine On in A Year Like No Other

Everything else may be different but the racing will be tremendous just like usual at Del Mar and Saratoga this summer, and the WPT roster will be busy in both places beginning this weekend where the Turf Meets the Surf. Three-year-old fillies Bristol Bayou and Resarcio will both carry the black and gold silks for […]

Friday, July 3, 2020

Winning Impression Is Early Favorite for Indiana Derby

Winning Impression is the 3-to-1 favorite in the program for Wednesday’s $300,000 Indiana Derby, shooting for a marquee win and to pad his credentials for the Kentucky Derby. Purchased at the 2019 OBS spring sale for $77,000, Winning Impression owns 10 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby based on his fourth-place finish in the Arkansas […]

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Galilean Ignites in Soi Phet Stakes

Galilean erupted with a return to Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday, powering through the stretch to win the $101,000 Soi Phet Stakes by four lengths. The 4-year-old colt improved to 3-for-3 in his career at Los Al, dating back to a debut victory at 2 in the $100,000 Barretts Juvenile Stakes. Juan Gutierrez, new […]

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Decorated Invader Dominates Grade 2 Pennine Ridge

Decorated Invader put on a show on the Belmont Stakes undercard Saturday, drawing off to win the Grade 2 Pennine Ridge Stakes by 4 3/4 lengths as a prohibitive favorite. The big 3-year-old colt registered his third stakes triumph for trainer Christophe Clement and improved to 2-for-2 in 2020. The strategy was a little different […]

Friday, June 19, 2020

Decorated Invader, Kanthaka Tackle Belmont Day Stakes

A different Belmont Stakes Day but, nonetheless, one of the biggest race days of the season and WPT will be represented in two Graded stakes on the turf, with Decorated Invader favored for the Grade 2 Pennine Ridge Stakes and Kanthaka tackling the Grade 1 Jaipur Stakes. Decorated Invader is 6-to-5 in the program after […]

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Belmont Stakes Handicapping Contest

Participate in West Point Thoroughbreds’ 2020 Belmont Stakes Handicapping Contest and you could win a $50 gift card to our online store.  How to play: -Players will place a mythical $2 win bet on each of the stakes races run at Belmont Park on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The person with the largest bankroll after […]

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Chestertown switches things up in Peter Pan Stakes

After blinkers made a noticeable difference in morning work, Chestertown will race with them Thursday afternoon with Kentucky Derby points on the line in the Grade 3 Peter Pan Stakes on opening day at Saratoga. Modernist is the only graded stakes winner in the field of nine. Chestertown is coming off a career-best 9 3/4 […]

Friday, June 12, 2020

Tracks beginning to open doors to owners

One of the joys lost during the COVID-19 pandemic has been watching your horse run live at the racetrack. The dark clouds are beginning to clear on that front as this past week we had a presence onsite for racing for the first time since mid-March. WPT’s Jeff Lifson was on hand at Churchil Downs […]

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Cavalry Charge Cruises at Churchill With Switch To Turf

A switch to turf suited Cavalry Charge just fine on Sunday as he cruised to a front-running win by 3 lengths in an $81,000 maiden event at Churchill Downs. Cavalry Charge dictated the pace and spurted away at the top of the stretch with a heady ride from Julien Leparoux. Trained by Dallas Stewart, Cavalry […]

Causforcelebration Takes WPT’s First Race of Year in Maryland

Causforcelebration lived up to his name on Monday, nailing down a maiden win on the grass at Laurel Park. Julien Pimentel guided Causforcelebration, who was pounded down to 1-to-2 odds after finishing a close second at Tampa Bay Downs in his previous start. He has been in the top three in 6 of 8 races […]