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Horse: Jaxon Traveler

First Captain soars home in Pimlico Special.
Double the Fun With First Captain, Jaxon Traveler at Pimlico

First Captain and Jaxon Traveler struck for a beautiful double for West Point Thoroughbreds during Preakness Stakes weekend at Pimlico, with both colts delivering Graded stakes triumphs. Adding distance, blinkers and a new jockey, First Captain pieced it all together for a game victory Friday in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3). About 18 hours later, […]

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Primed For Preakness Weekend

First Captain, Jaxon Traveler and B Dawk will represent West Point Thoroughbreds in stakes action during Preakness weekend at Pimlico. First Captain leads things off Friday in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3), shooting for his second graded stakes triumph. Luis Saez will take the reins on First Captain for the first time for Hall of […]

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Chestertown emerges from the fog to win by 4 lengths at Aqueduct.
Chestertown in Stakes Action at the Big A

Chestertown will line up for stakes a New York-bred stakes assignment Sunday at Aqueduct.  Coming off a 4-length win in the fog at Aqueduct, Chestertown is 7-to-2 on the morning-line for Sunday’s $100,000 Haynesfield Stakes. An OBS March purchase in 2019, the stakes-winning Chestertown is 4-for-8 lifetime at the Big A.   

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O Besos, First Captain Add Depth to 4yo Class

Eight months after finishing a creditable fifth in the Kentucky Derby, O Besos kicked off his 4yo season with a victory at Fair Grounds and is now in line for the $250,000 Mineshaft Stakes (G3) on February 19. Pretty soon after that, First Captain will be ready to launch his 4yo campaign at Gulfstream Park. […]

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2yo in training purchase Jaxon Traveler scores in the Bachelor Stakes at Oaklawn Park on April 24.
Jaxon Traveler Eyes Big Prize in Steel Valley Sprint

Jaxon Traveler already racked up five wins in his speedy career. On Monday, he will take aim at his biggest prize yet in the $250,000 Steel Valley Sprint at Mahoning Valley racetrack in Ohio. The Maryland-bred colt is 7-to-2 on the morning line in a field of 12 three-year-olds. Gerardo Corrales will guide him from […]

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Jaxon Traveler Speeds to Home Court Stakes Win

Jaxon Traveler has racked up the miles showing his versatility and grit this year but Saturday brought him back home to his native Maryland and the dirt, and he responded with a sharp victory in the Star de Naskra Stakes at Pimlico. The 3-year-old colt ran to his 1-to-2 odds in a field that scratched […]

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Speed Team: Jaxon Traveler, Turned Aside Line Up For Stakes

West Point is double-barreled for sprint stakes this weekend as Maryland-bred champ Jaxon Traveler returns to his roots for the Star de Naskra on Saturday at Pimlico and Turned Aside tackles racing’s highest level in Sunday’s Grade 1 Highlander at Woodbine. Jaxon Traveler was Maryland’s leading 2-year-old in 2020 when he launched his career with […]

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Jaxon Traveler and Sir Wellington in the stretch of the Gazebo Stakes.
Jaxon Traveler takes on rival for third time in Bachelor

After tasting defeat for the first time when a gallant stretch rally ended a head short, Jaxon Traveler gets a chance to make amends Saturday in the $200,000 Bachelor Stakes at Oaklawn Park This will be a rubber match for Jaxon Traveler and Sir Wellington, who held on to win the Gazebo Stakes on March […]

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Jaxon Traveler winning at Pimlico last fall.
Perfect at 2, Jaxon Traveler Looks to Keep Rolling in Gazebo

A perfect 3-for-3 as a juvenile, Jaxon Traveler looks to extend the success into a 3-year-old season Saturday in the $150,000 Gazebo Stakes at Oaklawn. Recently crowned Maryland-bred champion 2-year-old male of 2020, the swift bay colt will be racing for the first time since his victory in the Maryland Juvenile Futurity on December 5 […]

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Galilean and Jaxon Traveler Garner Championships

Opposite coasts, same kind of recognition for Galilean and Jaxon Traveler, who both were singled out for championships in their birth states. Galilean garnered the award for California-bred champion older male, on the strengths of three stakes wins (two on turf, one on dirt) during 2020. John Sadler trains Galilean, who is resting up for […]

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