National Treasure Plunders 2024 Pegasus World Cup

National TreasureNational Treasure displayed his indomitable spirit to win the $3 million 2024 Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park on January 27. Ridden by Flavien Prat, his gutsy performance provided his Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert with his third victory in the race.more…

Haskell Stakes 2023 Review: Geaux Rocket Ride Repels Mage

Geaux Rocket RideGeaux Rocket Ride did not have the race record of most of his rivals but he beat them easily in the $1,017,000 Haskell Invitational Stakes on July 22 at Monmouth Park. Sent off at 12/1 under Mike Smith, he beat the 4/1 second favorite and Kentucky Derby hero Mage by almost two lengths.more…

Diana Stakes 2023 Review: Whitebeam In Pink For Brown

WhitebeamChad Brown saddled the 1/5 favorite In Italian in the $485,000 2023 Diana Stakes but it was her barnmate, Whitebeam, sent off at 8/1 that beat her a nose on the wire at Saratoga on July 15. Owned and bred by Juddmonte in the UK, it was Whitebeam’s first grade one start.more…

War Like Goddess Blooms in Flower Bowl

War Like GoddessWar Like Goddess was expected to register her sixth win in the 2021 $600,000 Flower Bowl and did so easily on September 4, delighting her trainer Bill Mott. Relocated from Belmont Park, it was the first time this grade 1 for fillies and mares run onmore…

Essential Quality Triumphs in 2021 Travers Stakes

Brad CoxBettors who supported Essential Quality heavily in the 2021 Travers Stakes had an extremely tense time as he dueled with Midnight Bourbon all the way to the wire on August 28 at Saratoga. The Godolphin homebred was the 2/5 favorite and rewarded his followers, winning bymore…

Malathaat Back on Track in Alabama Stakes

MalathaatA month ago Malathaat had her first experience of defeat, but on August 21 she reasserted her superiority over her regular rivals in the $600,000 2021 Alabama Stakes at Saratoga under John Velazquez. Bettors did not lose confidence inmore…