Month: August 2019

Visit Horse Country: Mill Ridge a Wellspring of Industry Influence

Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington was founded in 1962 by Alice Chandler, daughter of legendary Kentucky horseman Hal Price Headley. The farm has been an industry leader in propelling the evolution of Thoroughbred breeding and racing ever since. Chandler established Mill Ridge out of a 248-acre parcel left to her by her father after his…

Travers Winner Code of Honor Targets Jockey Club Gold Cup

The morning after William S. Farish‘s Code of Honor added some clarity to the leadership question in the 3-year-old male division by winning the Runhappy Travers Stakes for trainer Shug McGaughey, it was clear that it will likely come down to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships to determine the recipient of an Eclipse Award. That…

Racing! Stewards’ rulings are back – Los Angeles Times

Del Mar Charts Results for Sunday, August 25. Copyright 2019 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, California. All finishes confirmed by Plusmic USA. Official program numbers may not correspond with post position. 29th day of a 36-day meet. Clear & Fast FIRST RACE. 6 Furlongs. Purse: $36,000. Starter Allowance. 3…

Five Key Takeaways from Travers Stakes Day

Tom Pedulla presents five key takeaways from the $1.25 million, Grade 1 Runhappy Travers Stakes on Saturday and other developments at Saratoga Race Course: HITTING TARGET: Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey said he always managed Code of Honor with an eye toward having him in peak form for the Travers. “I wanted a summer…

Racing! Congrats to Travers winner Code of Honor – Los Angeles Times

Del Mar Charts Results for Saturday, August 24. Copyright 2019 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, California. All finishes confirmed by Plusmic USA. Official program numbers may not correspond with post position. 28th day of a 36-day meet. Cloudy & Fast FIRST RACE. 1 Mile. Purse: $21,000. Claiming. 3 year…