March 19, 2019

Midnight Bisou strikes in Azeri

March 16, 2019 0

Showing a nifty turn of foot at her ideal distance, Midnight Bisou outkicked Elate and Shamrock Rose in a terrific renewal of the $343,000 Azeri S. (G2) Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Midnight Bisou, a perfect […]

Elate returns in salty Azeri

March 14, 2019 0

Multiple Grade 1 winner Elate did not find a soft spot for her return. Unraced since a neck second in the Personal Ensign (G1) last August, the Bill Mott-trained mare will launch her five-year-old season […]

Some Eclipse Award divisions offer few likable choices

December 21, 2018 0

Eclipse Award voters are encountering a bit of everything in this year’s equine divisional races. There are, of course, the slam dunk choices: Game Winner (juvenile colt), Justify (three-year-old colt), Monomoy Girl (three-year-old filly), Accelerate […]

Breeders’ Cup implications from Travers Day

August 25, 2018 0

Travers Day is the centerpiece of the Saratoga meet and a slew of Breeders’ Cup prospects competed in seven graded stakes. Here are my thoughts in the aftermath: TRAVERS Catholic Boy returned to dirt with […]

Six stakes featured on Travers undercard

August 22, 2018 0

The $1.25 million Travers (G1) serves as the main event and six additional stakes races, including five Grade 1s, support the centerpiece program of the Saratoga meet. Four are “Win & You’re In” Breeders’ Cup […]

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