When the Group One Champion Stakes was about to be run on October 15, there was hardly a punter who would bet against Baaeed. It was considered Baaeed’s race to lose, and lose he did. In fact, he came in fourth. The surprising winner was the long shot Bay Bridge, who became an instant millionaire.
In accordance with the national movement that was initiated by the Thoroughbred horse industries in California, Florida, Kentucky and New York, the Maryland Jockey Club has taken the important and necessary action to inform the Maryland Racing Commission of its plans to restrict races for 2-year-old horses to those whose connections elect not to administer the drug Lasix on race day.
Is there a more exciting horse in training in North America than Maxfield? I think not. The son of Street Sense, (pictured), is unbeaten, was brilliant at two before ankle chips sidelined him just before the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile S.-G1, and is one of the handsomest horses you’ll ever see, big and both masculine and elegant.
It was Bob Baffert day in Hot Springs, Arkansas, on the first Saturday in May, and he won everything but the key to the city. His brilliant colts, Charlatan and Nadal, both unbeaten, took both divisions of the Grade One Arkansas Derby, and his precocious filly Gamine remained unbeaten as well in allowance company.
(602) 942 1101 The horses have returned to the Valley of the Sun as Turf Paradise Race Course prepares to open its 64th season of racing on Saturday, October 12. A 138-day meet will run from opening day October 12 thru May 3, 2020. Racing will be conducted primarily on a 5-day a week basis, Saturday thru Wednesday with post time at 12:55 pm. A total of 36 stakes will be run. Visit the Turf Paradise website for more information about our meet and events! Visit Website