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Monday, January 14, 2019

General Downs Wins Native Dancer Stakes

On his first attempt at stakes competition, 6-year-old Mineshaft gelding General Downs once again showed his affinity for Laurel Park, charging home to win the $100,000 Native Dancer Stakes by three-quarters of a length. It was his second straight victory at Laurel. He prevailed in a second level allowance race back on December 22. The […]

Friday, January 11, 2019

Lavender Chrissie & Best Performance Sell Well at Keeneland

Two West Point mares sold very well at the Keeneland Sale on January 8. We’ll miss having these gals in the barn, but wish them the best of luck as they begin the next phases of their lives! Congratulations to their Partners! Stakes-winning daughter of Scat Daddy, Lavender Chrissie, commanded $400,000 in foal to Union […]

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Subscribe to Thoroughbred Experience and Help Retired Racehorses

Here’s a “win-win” for you and the retired racehorses of West Point Thoroughbreds’ Congie Black and Gold Fund! The team at Thoroughbred Insider is launching a new quarterly print magazine, The Thoroughbred Experience, which explores the people, places, and horses that make horse racing so special, through the tangible experience that you can only have with […]

Monday, January 7, 2019

Gunmetal Gray Wins Sham!

Gunmetal Gray has his Partners dreaming of the first Saturday in May after earning 10 Kentucky Derby qualifying points with a win in Saturday’s Sham Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita. The colt’s first stakes victory netted him 10 Derby points, upping his total to 14 and placing him fourth on the leaderboard. Owned by West […]

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

5 Wins Over Holidays!

West Point Partners rounded out the year with several trips to the winner’s circle! Hard-knocking veteran General Downs (aka The General) splashed home to win a tough second-level allowance at Laurel on 12/22 for trainer Kelly Rubley. The win was well-deserved for the 5-year-old son of Mineshaft, who hit the board in five of seven […]

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Galilean Romps by 9!

West Point Thoroughbreds, Denise Barker, and William Sandbrook’s Galilean was much the best in Sunday’s $100,000 King Glorious Stakes for California-breds at Los Alamitos. Dispatched as the heavy 1/5 favorite, the strapping son of Uncle Mo kicked away in the stretch after setting moderate opening fractions. West Point Partners celebrated the stable’s 50th win on […]

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Trainer Call Replays

Join us on the Partner-only conference calls to hear West Point trainers talk about the runners under their watch. These calls are a great opportunity to get to know the people caring for your horses and to learn about their training philosophies. Conference Call Details (same every week) Time: 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT Phone […]

Cali Weekend!

It was all about Cali this weekend, with two WPT runners finding the winners circle on the West Coast. John Shirreffs trainee Giza Goddess was ultra impressive against a tough group of maiden 2-year-old fillies on Saturday at Del Mar, affirming her love for the lawn. The daughter of Cairo Prince strode home over five […]

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Milestone Win for WPT

Two winners over the long Thanksgiving weekend! WPT also celebrated its 800th win and look forward to the huge 1,000 win milestone. Chris Larsen and West Point Thoroughbreds’ Bydawnsearlylght broke his maiden by six at Aqueduct on Thanksgiving Day. He’s the first winner produced by WPT’s stakes-winning Seattle Fitz mare Fitz Just Right. Trained by […]

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

New Stakes Winning Filly from Europe

Maroubra is a 3-year-old stakes-winning filly who our bloodstock agent David Ingordo found in France. She has great overall form, physical traits to suit American racing, and a great turn of foot for American racing. These are the exact times that cross the Atlantic and do well here. The filly was entered in the prestigious […]

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Berned Sells for 825k

West Point Thoroughbreds, Rob Masiello, and Chris Larsen sold 4-year-old Bernardini filly Berned for $825,000 at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale held November 4 in Lexington, Kentucky. John Moynihan signed the ticket on behalf of Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings. Out of the graded stakes-winning Giant’s Causeway mare First Passage, Berned is from the family of […]

Flying the Flag Wins!

West Point Thoroughbreds, Spendthrift Farm, and Chester Thoroughbreds’ Flying the Flag splashed to victory in a maiden special weight on Thursday at Churchill Downs, kicking off Breeders’ Cup weekend in style. With the strong purse structure at the Churchill Fall meet, he earned $39,060 for the victory.  Trained by Graham Motion, the son of Malibu […]

Monday, November 5, 2018

Yearling Showcase in Ocala on December 1

West Point’s annual yearling showcase is scheduled for Saturday, December 1 at Eddie Woods Training Center in Ocala, Florida. Get up close and personal with the yearlings purchased this summer, and see for yourself what the early training process is all about. “Eddie is one of the very best developers of young horses in the […]

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Handicapping Call Replays

Can you pick all 14 Breeders’ Cup winners? Or the longshot who will put you at the top of the leaderboard? Be sure to check out the bottom of the page for info on our handicapping calls as well as past performances/Ragozin Sheet numbers. Play in the West Point Thoroughbreds 2018 Partner Breeders’ Cup Handicapping […]

Gunmetal Gray & Seven Trumpets Entered in Breeders’ Cup

Over 200 Partners are joining us in Louisville to see two West Point horses compete in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships: Gunmetal Gray in the $2,000,000 Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Friday, November 2 Seven Trumpets in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) on Saturday, November 3 West Point Thoroughbreds, Jerry Hollendorfer, and […]