Tag Archives: Doug O’Neill

Nest wins 2022 Coaching Club American Oaks

Breeders’ Cup 2023: 5 Horses to Bet

By Jarrod Horak We still have a bit more than five weeks to go before the 2023 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 3-4. Some horses will train up to the Cup, and others will have their final preps early next month. Let’s take an early gander at five Breeders’ Cup […]

Eddie's New Dream takes the Solana Beach Stakes at Del Mar on 8-25-23

Del Mar 2023 Week 6 Stakes Recaps (Aug 25-27)

By Jarrod Horak Week 6 at Del Mar was the calm before the stakes storm. We saw decent performances in the graded ranks from Anarchist and Eda, and now the stakes schedule kicks into high gear for the final two weeks of the summer meet. There are ten stakes on the docket from Sept. 2-4, […]

Kitzkaty: Good Enough To Break Maiden With Cal Breds and Clean Trip

A brutal trip for this two year old filly for Doug O’Neill in Friday’s third, a maiden special weight event at a mile on the turf for Cal breds. Off at 5/2 and bet down from a M/L of 6/1, she broke OK under hot riding Fresu from the inside, but then checked into the […]

John Sadler and Flavien Prat team up to win the 2019 Pacific Classic with Higher Power

Del Mar 2023 summer meet trainers to watch

By Jarrod Horak The 2023 Del Mar summer meet is less than a week away and the excitement is building. I covered riders to watch yesterday, and in this post I will take a look at the top trainers to keep an eye on.  Click here for Del Mar Racing Picks, Tips, and Insider Analysis 2022 […]

Ceiling Crusher: Geared Down In Final Furlong. Lot’s of Options Here.

Three year old filly for Doug O’Neill made start #3 in the Evening Jewel stakes on Saturday for Cal bred soph fillies at six and a half on the main. Off at 3/10 in a field of just five, she broke running under J.J. from the five hole and she sizzled through the opening quarter, […]

Keen to Go: Can Break Maiden If Keep In For Tag, Turf or Dirt

Three year old colt for Doug O’Neill had a bit of bad luck on Saturday in this $50,000 maiden claimer for sophomores at 9 furlongs on the main. Off at 2/1 in a field of 8 in a race taken off the grass, he broke from the extreme outside and wasn’t quite ready to go […]

Giovinazzo: Tough to Beat If Runs Back For Same Price

Three year old colt for Doug O’Neill, off since July, made the third start of his career on Thursday in the opener, a six furlong sprint on the grass for maiden claimers in for a $50,000 tag. Off at 10/1 in a field of 8, he showed good speed right from the get go and […]

Pride of the Nile: Broke a Step Slow But Came Up 1/2 Length Short To Gallop Past Winner After Wire

Three year old filly for Doug O’Neill tried the Grade 3 Las Virgenes stakes on Saturday at a mile on the main track for soph fillies. Off at 7/2 in a field of six, she broke a step slow under J.J. and was 4th into the clubhouse turn. She stayed in 4th down the back […]

Anarchist: Tight Down Inside Yet Only Beaten By a Half and Bred For 2 Turns

Four year old colt for Doug O’Neill, who had not been to the post since July of last year at Ellis Park, tried the first allowance condition on Sunday at six and a half on the main. Off at 9/2 in a field of six after two late scratches, he broke OK under Vasquez and […]