Day: March 12, 2017

Mastery Wins San Felipe but out of Derby Picture

Jubilation turned to disappointment as 4-5 favorite Mastery continued his winning ways, easily taking the San Felipe Stakes over Iliad. But just past the finish line, jockey Mike Smith pulled the horse up with a potentially career-ending injury. Mastery led from wire to wire, being challenged down the backstretch by Iliad and Gormley. The two […]

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Tapwrit Enters Derby Picture with Tampa Bay Derby Win

Tapwrit, who finished second in last month’s Sam F. Davis Stakes, made a bold claim to the Kentucky Derby with an impressive 4 1/2 length victory over State of Honor. The gray son of successful sire Tapit stayed off the pace for much of the race until jockey Jose Ortiz threaded him between horses on […]

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