Year: 2016

Mastery Masterful in Los Alamitos Futurity

It was close for a while, but Mastery proved to be the leading colt coming out of the West for the Kentucky Derby with a convincing 7 1/4 victory in the Los Alamitos Futurity. Bobby Abu Dhabi broke well, but Mastery went straight for him, battling him down the backstretch, the two exchanging leads as […]

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McCraken Takes Kentucky Jockey Club

It seems coming off the pace is working for two-year-olds. In ninth place at one time, McCraken made a beeline for the front on the far turn, battled with Wild Shot down the homestretch, and finally pulled away in the final 100 yards to register his third win in as many tries. Wild Shot stalked […]

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Mo Town Triumphs in Remsen

Mo Town, another son of Uncle Mo, ran down the favorite Takaful in the homestretch en route to a 2-1/2 length victory over No Dozing in the $300,000 Remsen Stakes. Takaful, going off at 4-5, took a huge early lead of about five lengths over the rest of the field going into the backstretch. As […]

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Gunnevera Takes Delta Downs Jackpot with Ease

Gunnevera┬ácame from way off the pace to take the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, an impressive win for a colt who had recently finished a poor fifth to Classic Empire in the Breeder’s Futurity. The pace was slow, with Stormin’ Norman and Hot Sean trading leads throughout the backstretch and Gunnevera┬átrailing the pack. Going into […]

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