Goldy Espony Registers Front-Running Waya Win

August 9, 2015

Already a group III winner in France,Goldy Espony secured her first North American graded stakes win when she led every step of the 1 1/2-mile Fasig-Tipton Waya Stakes (gr. III) Saturday, Aug. 8 on the Saratoga Race Course turf. With the victory in the $200,000 race for fillies and mares 3 and older, Swift Thoroughbreds… Read the Rest »

Watsdachances Close Second in Dance Smartly

July 9, 2015

WATSDACHANCES (IRE) (m, 5, Diamond Green {Fr}) just missed her second straight graded tally when a fast-closing second in the G2 Dance Smartly S. at Woodbine on July 5th. Sent postward at even-money fresh off her win in the G3 Gallorette H. on Preakness weekend, WATSDACHANCES broke alertly, but was taken back along the hedge and… Read the Rest »

First U.S. Stakes Win For Goldy Espony

July 9, 2015

  French Import GOLDY ESPONY (FR) (f, Vespone {Ire}) registered her first Stateside black-type win while improving to 2-for-2 on the year in Belmont’s $100,000 River Memories S. Sent off a 3-1 chance in the 12-furlong turf event, the Chad Brown-trained 4-year-old was put on the lead by jockey Kendrick Carmouche and glided through favorable… Read the Rest »

Lady Eli Sparkles in Belmont Oaks

July 8, 2015

Lady Eli preserved her perfect record and dazzled in the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational (gr. IT) July 4, collecting the second grade I stakes score of her career in dominant fashion at Belmont Park. In far deeper than her 3-year-old season debut for Sheep Pond Partners, the May 31 Wonder Again Stakes in which… Read the Rest »

Maiden Victory for Value Voucher

June 23, 2015

Bradley Thoroughbreds’ Pinhook Venture graduate VALUE VOUCHER (2012 c. by SUPER SAVER out of IM CLASSIC QUALITY) won a Maiden Special Weight at Arlington Park on June 20. After breaking sharp from the 11th post position, the colt ran in third until jockey Florent Geroux guided him three wide as they rounded the final turn. VALUE VOUCHER… Read the Rest »

Wire-to-Wire Win for Knuckle Curve

June 16, 2015

Bradley Thoroughbreds’ Pinhook Venture graduate KNUCKLE CURVE (2011 c. by PROUD CITIZEN out of SLEEP AWAY CAMP) broke his maiden on June 13 at Belmont Park by an impressive 7 1/4 lengths! The colt made his New York debut on April 12th at Aqueduct finishing a good third after stumbling out of the gate. Making… Read the Rest »

Second Victory for Moanin

June 4, 2015

Bradley Thoroughbreds’ Pinhook Venture graduate MOANIN (2012 c. by HENNY HUGHES out of GIGGLY), who just broke his maiden on May 16 at Kyoto Racecourse, returned to the track in Tokyo on May 31. There, the colt topped a 16 horse field in a mile plate race for 3-year-olds. Breaking from the seventh spot, jockey Yuga Kawada settled… Read the Rest »

Lady Eli Rallies Late to Win Wonder Again

June 2, 2015

It took a while for Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli to find room in the $200,000 Wonder Again Stakes, but she did just in time to remain undefeated, besting 21-1 longshot Heath by a half-length in the 1 1/8-mile turf test May 31 at Belmont Park. Stuck inside through most of the Wonder Again, last… Read the Rest »

Strict Compliance Wins Penn Oaks

June 2, 2015

STRICT COMPLIANCE (2012 f. by INTO MISCHIEF out of DIVA DYNA) brought home a win on Saturday, May 30 for owners Klaravich Stables Inc. and William Lawrence. In the first race on the card at Penn National, the filly contested a field of graded-stakes company, and claimed the victory by a 1/2 length at the wire…. Read the Rest »

Commanding Curve Wins at Churchill

June 1, 2015

Bradley Thoroughbreds’ pinhook graduate COMMANDING CURVE (2011 r. by MASTER COMMAND out of MOTHER) won a 1 1/16-mile allowance race on May 30 at Churchill Downs over the dirt surface. COMMANDING CURVE ran near the back of the pack for a few lengths after breaking cleanly but remained much closer to the pace than usual…. Read the Rest »