Robert Evan’s Tonalist rallied late to edge Commissioner to win the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I). California Chrome, bidding for the Triple Crown, finished in a dead-heat for fourth with Wicked Strong behind Medal Count. The 1 1/2-mile distance of the Belmont at Belmont Park has been “heartbreak highway” for 3-year-olds since Affirmed last won the Triple Crown 36 years ago in 1978. The time for the 12 furlongs was 2:28.52. Tonalist, a son of Tapit –Settling Mist, by Pleasant Colony, was bred in Kentucky by Woodslane Farm. WinStar Farm’s Commissioner went for the early lead from post 8 [More]
Win at horse racing 85% of the time, Guaranteed… Calvin Borel made the right choice and history was made May 16 at Pimlico, when for the first time, the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner not only ran in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) but won the race in convincing fashion. Rachel Alexandra won the middle jewel of the Triple Crown by a length over Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Mine That Bird. The week following her win in the Oaks, Rachel Alexandra was purchased by Jess Jackson and Harold McCormick and transferred from trainer Hal [More]
Programme 1:- ‘What Makes a Good Racehorse’ is the first of 8 episodes Keep an eye on as a new episode will be launched each week. The basic facts of horse racing are explained. The programme shows what trainers look for when looking at a race horse, including presence, balance and temperament. Ella McSweeney explains the key features of a good race horse. Irish race horses are considered to be some of the best in the world and some of the best champions in the world are discussed in the opening programme including; Arkle, Moscow Flyer and Nijinsky. This [More]
Finally finished, what with track finals, school finals, horses, and studying. I love this song after they used it for the opening for Jockeys. Anyways, hope you like it ^-^ Honor! ^-^ #93 – Top Favorited (Today) – Pets & Animals
Wayne Rooneys horse, Pippy finished last at Chester on his racecourse debut. Rooney has three horses in training to carry the colors of Rooney and his wife during the flat season. Pippy competed in the Lily Agnes Stakes, the opening race of the day and finished last of the eight competing. Pippys trainer says of the loss, Im sure theres plenty of people in the world that would love to buy a horse to win, and it doesnt always happen. You never realize how lucky you are until it does