January 20, 2022

Best of Hanson: 2020 Anthology

December 27, 2020 0

The cessation of racing in most jurisdictions during the darker days of the pandemic last spring afforded me the opportunity to produce a few more historically-oriented features during the course of the year than would […]

Taraz passes two-turn test in Martha Washington

February 1, 2020 0

Undefeated filly Taraz successfully carried her speed over a mile in Saturday’s $142,500 Martha Washington at Oaklawn Park, but speculation about the Kentucky Derby (G1) trail remained just that. Trainer Brad Cox would not be […]

Forward Gal: Champion Florida Princess

January 28, 2020 0

Like many tracks across the country, Gulfstream Park tends to honor star performers from its past by naming stakes after them. Examples abound on the Feb. 1 card this upcoming Saturday when the familiar Holy […]

Feedback tops Forward Gal

January 31, 2019 0

Feedback turned heads recording an eight-length debut win at Saratoga last August but hasn’t been seen under silks since. She will make her anticipated return against eight rivals in Saturday’s $150,000 Forward Gal (G2) at […]

Take Charge Paula romps in Forward Gal

February 3, 2018 0

Privately purchased by Peter Deutsch and transferred to trainer Kiaran McLaughlin after her last race, Take Charge Paula provided immediate returns on the investment by scoring a 3 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s $200,000 Forward Gal […]

Competitive field of nine entered in Forward Gal

February 2, 2017 0

Saturday’s $200,000 Forward Gal Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park attracted a well-matched group of nine sophomore fillies to go seven furlongs in hopes of taking home not only first-place but 10 points toward a starting […]