August 29, 2011 - 8:35am
Stay Thirsty takes the 1 1/4 mile Travers Stakes at Saratoga.
The Grade 1 $1,000,000 Travers Stakes, the highlight of the Saratoga meet and a race that may determine the year's three-year-old champion, went to Mike Repole's Stay Thirsty. Sent off as the slight favorite in the field of ten, the Todd Pletcher trained runner vied for the lead briefly...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
The Travers Stakes pits the Preakness and Belmont winners against Travers favorite, Stay Thirsty, who finished 12th in the Kentucky Derby.
The leading three-year-olds will fight it out in the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Travers Stakes to be run Saturday at Saratoga Race Course in New York. The ten-horse field includes the winners of the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes, Belmont, Haskell Invitational and the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes. The race is...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Dialed In wins the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Florida Derby.
After trailing the field by as much as 14 lengths, Dialed In kicked into gear late with a driving finish to win the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Florida Derby. Sent off as the second choice behind Soldat, Dialed In's performance was reminiscent of the great Zenyatta, loping along at the back of the...
April 1, 2011 - 12:52pm
The much anticipated Florida Derby will run at Gulfstream Park this Sunday. The field is packed with some of this year's top three-year-olds.
The Grade 1 $1,000,000 1 1/8 mile Florida Derby will run this Sunday at Gulfstream Park in Florida. What the field of eight lacks in quantity, it makes up in quality. The field includes Soldat, To Honor And Serve, Arch Traveler, Bowman's Causeway, Shackleford, Stay Thirsty, Dialed In, and...
February 28, 2011 - 11:00am
Soldat's impressive wire-to-wire win in the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes moves him up the list of top Derby contenders as the prep season heats up.
Soldat's performance in the $400,000 Grade 2 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes turned naysayers into believers when the post-time favorite took the lead at the start and never looked back. With his two previous wins coming over a sloppy dirt track and the turf, people were wondering how well...