December 5, 2020

McKinzie back in business in Triple Bend

June 7, 2020 0

After turning the Santa Anita Derby (G1)/Oaks (G2) double on Saturday, Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith completed a weekend triple, fittingly enough in the $200,000 Triple Bend (G2), aboard McKinzie. By far the class […]

Mitole – 2019 Champion Male Sprinter

January 23, 2020 0

Mitole capped a 6-for-7 season and a terrific 10-for-14 lifetime career with a 1 1/4-length score in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) at Santa Anita on Nov. 2, beating his younger and favored rival Shancelot. […]

Mitole wins stacked Met Mile

June 8, 2019 0

William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mitole delivered a performance worthy of the hype when putting away the front runners and holding off the closers in a spirited rendition of the $1.2 million Metropolitan Mile Handicap (G1) […]

Scully’s favorite races of 2018

December 31, 2018 0

I’ve tabbed five races as my favorites in 2018: #5 – MET MILE Bee Jersey opened 2018 with three romping wins, including the Steve Sexton Mile (G3) at Lone Star Park, and made his first […]

Remembering Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner Gulch

August 26, 2018 0

The first Breeders’ Cup held at Churchill Downs, in 1988, memorably produced era-defining performances from the likes of Alysheba, Personal Ensign and Miesque. The first winner on that unforgettably cold, dark and wet afternoon will […]

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