Tag Archives: turfdom

Juan Hernandez gets a break from suspension to make the difference in the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes.

They ran four stakes over the weekend at Del Mar, two each on Saturday and Sunday. The Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch was the headliner on Saturday, and though only five went to the post, it was still a good horse race. Baffert’s Adare Manor was made the solid 3 to 5 favorite in this […]

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: Countess Rosina is Next in Line

Del Mar – November 22, 2022 By Turfdom LUKA GRAZIE (November 18) Two year old gelding for Peter Miller made start #4 in lieu of his diploma in Friday’s opener, a maiden special weight event at a mile on the turf. Off at 6/5 and getting a lot of play late on the board, he […]

Horses to Watch: Earls Rock is Ready to Roll

Santa Anita Park – November 8, 2022 By Turfdom GOOD BOO JOO (November 4) Three year old filly for Jeff Mullins made her fifth career start on Friday in a maiden special weight affair at six and a half on the turf for Cal bred fillies and mares 3 and up. Breaking from the rail […]

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 […]