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Month: November 2015

Mohaymen Shines in Remsen; Airoforce Wins in the Slop

Mohaymen Shines in Remsen; Airoforce Wins in the Slop

Two grays made names for themselves in the 2016 Kentucky Derby talk yesterday with wins in two races that count toward the point standings for the Derby. First, Mohaymen stayed undefeated Saturday, defeating Flexibility by two lengths in the Grade II Remsen Stakes. The son of Tapit stalked the pace setters, Donegal Moon and Flexibility, for most of the race but seemed boxed in going into the far turn. Spotting a bit of daylight between the two front runners, jockey…

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Mohaymen Favored in Remsen

Mohaymen Favored in Remsen

Nashua Stakes winner Mohaymen, undefeated in two previous starts, is the favorite in today’s Grade II Remsen Stakes, an important race on the road to the Kentucky Derby. The son of Tapit will face eight other colts in the 1 1/8 mile race, including Flexibility and Sail Ahoy, who finished second and third, respectively, to Mohaymen in the Nashua.

Exaggerator Takes Delta Downs Jackpot

Exaggerator Takes Delta Downs Jackpot

Exaggerator did not disappoint yesterday, taking an early lead at the first turn and holding off Sunny Ridge by a neck in the Delta Downs Jackpot Saturday. The 4-5 favorite, ridden by Kent Desormeaux, covered the 1 1/16 miles on a muddy track in 1:46.48, earning 10 points in the Road to the Kentucky Derby Series. It was his third win in five starts, his last race being a disappointing fourth in the Breeder’s Cup Juvenile. His points put him…

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Delta Downs Jackpot Draws Exaggerator

Delta Downs Jackpot Draws Exaggerator

A field of 10 horses will go to the post at today’s Delta Downs Jackpot. The field includes: Forevamo Memories of Winter Sunny Ridge Whitmore Harlan Punch Texas Jambalaya Found Money Cowboy Classic Exaggerator Iron Dome Exaggerator is the odds-on favorite to win. We’ll report back with the results later today.