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Work Notes for October 2018 – Top Works Leading up to Breeders’ Cup Weekend

Posted by on October 5, 2018 at 12:18 pm

10/21  McKinzie – worked on 10/21 at Santa Anita and looked very good getting 6 furlongs in 1:11.20 and did it quite easily. Worked with a rival, Dabster, and when Dabster got on even terms at the wire, McKinzie would not let Dabster go by, he opened up a little more, pulling harder on the […]

2017 Ark Derby – Post Race

Posted by on April 15, 2017 at 10:55 pm

Track playing fast. Classic Empire was settled further off the early lead as compared to his last few efforts. He was between horses for the first half of the race down on the back side, was eased back and around to commence his drive and slowly moved into contention turning for home. Battled with the […]

2017 Lexington Post Race

Posted by on April 15, 2017 at 10:37 pm

Track playing fast Senior Investment ran a very strong race as he came from well out of it to get up in the last stride to outfinish West Coast. Thrilling finish however the final time and finishing fraction was slow as the final 1/16th was run in :6 4/5ths which makes me feel that the winner […]

2017 Santa Anita Derby Post Race

Posted by on April 9, 2017 at 12:18 am

Track Playing Fast Gormley surprised many and rated off the fast early pace as he was back in 4th position to start, got wrangled off a horse in front of him at the half, then made a sharp move to pick up the early leaders turning for home and fired down the stretch to pull […]

2017 Wood Memorial Post Race

Posted by on April 9, 2017 at 12:06 am

The Wood Memorial – Track Playing Fast Irish War Cry showed more patience in the early going by sitting off the early lead back in 4th position as the pace was fair, slowly got closer the the leader by the half,  wrangled the lead away just past the 1/8th pole and opened up several lengths […]