Tag Archives: Today's Racing Digest

Kentucky Derby 2023 Report: Forte is back

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2023 is picking up serious momentum. Two-year-old champion Forte made his much anticipated return in the Fountain of Youth Stakes on March 4, and he did not disappoint. He solidified his position as the early Kentucky Derby favorite with another strong stalk and pounce victory at 1 […]

Kentucky Oaks 2023 Report: February Surprises

By Jarrod Horak There were plenty of surprises in recent Kentucky Oaks 2023 prep races. Champion juvenile filly Wonder Wheel lost her first start of the year by a neck in the Suncoast Stakes, and Todd Pletcher’s well-bred filly Julia Shining landed the show in that same race. Highly regarded Tom Amoss trainee Hoosier Philly […]

Kentucky Oaks 2023 Report: Leaderboard Update

By Jarrod Horak The first nine Kentucky Oaks 2023 points races are in the books. Wonder Wheel won two big Grade 1 races at Keeneland, the Alcibiades and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, and she will almost certainly be named the juvenile filly champion. Honorable mention goes to sharp Golden Rod winner Hoosier Philly, and promising […]

Horses to Watch: Sumter Needs More Ground

Del Mar – December 6, 2022 By Turfdom TIME TO PARTY (November 27) Three year old gelding for George Papaprodromou was in for a starter allowance race on the 27th, a non winners of three lifetime at a mile on the turf. Off at 2/1 in a field of 11, he was content to lag […]

Horses to Watch: Spun Intended Means Business

Del Mar – November 29, 2022 By Turfdom DOINITTHEHARDWAY (November 25) Two year old Street Sense filly for Bob Baffert made her first try going two turns in Friday’s second, a mile main track affair for maiden special weights. Off at the 2nd choice in the wagering at 5/2 in a six horse field, she […]

Horses to Watch: Ransomware to the Rescue

Santa Anita Park – October 25, 2022 By Turfdom MISS FIA (October 21) Six year old mare for Dave Hofmans, away from the races since March, returned in a $40,000 claimer in Friday’s opener at ¾ on the turf for older runners. Off at 5/1 in a field of 7, she hopped badly at the […]

Horses to Watch: Faiza Headed to Stakes Ranks

Del Mar – November 15, 2022 By Turfdom SPYCATCHER (November 11) Three year old colt for Mark Glatt is still a maiden but he is all race horse, as he ran a very game third in the Let It Ride stakes on opening day. Off at 6/1 in a field of 9, he made the […]

Horses to Watch: Prince Abama is Ready to Rule

Santa Anita Park – November 1, 2022 By Turfdom TECUMSEH CAROLINE (October 28) Three year old filly for Phil D’Amato made start #4 in Friday’s 4th, a sprint on the main track at ¾ of a mile for Cal bred sophomore fillies. Breaking from the rail under leading rider Vasquez, she got away in order […]