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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Decorated Invader Rolls to Grade 1 Win in Summer Stakes, Free Pass to Breeders’ Cup

West Point Thoroughbreds is headed back to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, and with a high-profile contender, after Decorated Invader drove to Grade 1 glory in the Summer Stakes at Woodbine near Toronto on Sunday. The Summer was a “Win and You’re In” qualifier for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, with Decorated Invader garnering a […]

Monday, September 9, 2019

Kid Mercury Rises at Kentucky Downs

A little patience can really pay off with two-year-olds, as Kid Mercury showed us once again in winning at Kentucky Downs yesterday in his second career start and earning a shot at a Breeders’ Cup prep race. Kid Mercury looked like a colt with loads of promise when we came across him about six months […]

Friday, September 6, 2019

Floyd Wins Del Mar Challenge, Free Ownership Experience in Two-Year-Old

Lauren Floyd of Washington, D.C., came out on top in West Point Thoroughbreds’ Del Mar Challenge contest and scored a free ownership experience in a West Point two-year-old. In the Challenge, contestants selected their “team” of trainers, jockeys and West Point horses for the Del Mar meet and received points in each category for wins […]

McKelvey Wins Saratoga Challenge by a Nose, Free Ownership Experience

Roger McKelvey of Defiance, Ohio, prevailed by a single point in West Point Thoroughbreds’ Saratoga Challenge contest and scored a free ownership experience in a West Point New York-bred two-year-old colt. In the Challenge, contestants selected their “team” of trainers, jockeys and West Point horses for the Saratoga meet and received points in each category […]

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

A Summer to Remember at Saratoga

The Saratoga racing season was longer than ever in 2019 and we managed to fill it with action, great times with Partners from near, far and just about everywhere in between, and the horses blessed us with a terrific meet on the racetrack.  Six of them reached the winner’s circle from a total of 27 […]

Friday, August 30, 2019

Inspiressa Leads Grade 1 Charge for Emerging Group of 2-Year-Olds

West Point Thoroughbreds will look to close out the summer meets in a big way over Labor Day Weekend with major events for two-year-old fillies on both ends of the country, as Inspiressa is the morning-line favorite for the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante on Saturday and Miss Peppina is poised for for the Grade 1 Spinaway […]

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Del Mar Challenge Standings Going Into Final Week of Racing

The race is tight heading into the final week of the Del Mar meet in West Point Thoroughbreds’ 2019 Del Mar Challenge, with the winner to receive an ownership experience in Cali Dude, a 2-year-old Clubhouse Ride gelding trained by John Sadler. Standings Going Into Final Week of Meet View terms and conditions of contest […]

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Saratoga Challenge Standings Going Into Final Week of Racing

The West Point Thoroughbreds Saratoga Challenge is a head and head duel deep into the stretch for the prize of an ownership experience in Galway Empire, a 2-year-old Commissioner colt trained by Danny Gargan.  Standings Going Into Final Week of Racing View an alphabetical list of entrants and selections **zoom in to find your name […]

Friday, August 23, 2019

Exciting Summer Advances Into Home Stretch at Saratoga, Del Mar

Summer racing is a major focus for us at West Point Thoroughbreds since race meets like Saratoga and Del Mar combine great racing and the chance for so many of our Partners to be in the middle of the action, seeing their horses run live and experiencing some of America’s best racetracks. Being at the […]

Terry Finley Elected As Member of The Jockey Club

Terry Finley received a distinguished honor this month when he was elected as a member of The Jockey Club, joining an exclusive list of about 125 owners, breeders and racing officials. It is believed he is the first representative of a racing partnership company to be so honored. “This is a great honor, a great […]

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Wonderful Weekend as West Point Wins 4 Across Country

A red-letter week that began with West Point Thoroughbreds collecting session-topping colts both nights at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select sale extended to the racetrack across the country as West Point picked up four wins from five runners between Friday and Sunday. Decorated Invader, a yearling sale purchase last September, and Inspiressa made bold impressions on […]

Thursday, August 8, 2019

West Point Takes Home Marquee Colts at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

West Point Thoroughbreds made a splash at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale this week, snatching up session-leading colts on both nights and ranking at the top of the buyer list for the boutique auction. West Point CEO Terry Finley marveled at the opportunity to sign the ticket for two of the sale standouts: a […]

Monday, July 29, 2019

Dabo Dynamite at Arlington in First Stakes Win

Dabo delivered a rollercoaster experience in scoring his first stakes win in the Springfield at Arlington International Racecourse outside Chicago on Saturday. The heavy favorite in a field of four, Dabo was content to drop back some 20 lengths off the pace early as two rivals slugged it out for the lead. Along the backstretch […]

Cali Dude is SOLD OUT
Sunday, July 28, 2019

Cali Dude is SOLD OUT

Thank you Partners!  Cali Dude is sold out. Read last week’s update on Cali Dude.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Seven Trumpets Takes Stakes Glory, Coach Rocks Steps Up in Molly Pitcher

As searing temperatures rolled through the racing landscape in the U.S. this past weekend, a heat weave continued for West Point Thoroughbreds’ Kentucky-based roster. At Ellis Park in western Kentucky, Seven Trumpets scorched through his first start of the year to win Sunday’s Good Lord Stakes, returning triumphantly after flirting with top-level success as a […]

Friday, July 19, 2019

Coach Rocks Returns to Stakes Company at Monmouth, Seven Trumpets Launches Season at Ellis

Coach Rocks took a nap in the paddock during a delay prompted by a tornado warning at Churchill Downs on June 23 before promptly running off to a 5-length victory when the storm had passed. On Saturday, the Grade 2-winning filly will see if the summer heat at the Jersey Shore agrees with her easy-going […]

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 […]