January 20, 2018

Approval topples the World in Breeders’ Cup Mile

November 4, 2017 0

Eleven years after half-brother Miesque’s Approval upset the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) at Churchill Downs, World Approval dispatched an international cast in Saturday’s $1,840,000 renewal of the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Del Mar. Unlike his […]

Blackjackcat holds off Vyjack in Del Mar Mile

August 20, 2017 0

Al and Saundra Kirkwood’s homebred Blackjackcat, who fended off a returning Vyjack in the July 23 Wickerr, repeated the effort in Sunday’s $200,345 Del Mar Mile (G2) over the same course and distance. Overlooked at […]

Inside Straight delivers Oaklawn Handicap upset

April 15, 2017 0

Inside Straight was overlooked at 19-1 but easily proved best in the $750,000 Oaklawn H. (G2), rallying to overhaul 1-2 favorite Midnight Storm in midstretch and drawing off to a two-length decision. A reformed claimer, […]

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