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Archive for the Fall Horse Racing 2014 Category


2014 Bold Ruler Handicap

Bold Ruler at Belmont Let’s look at the Grade 3 Bold Ruler Handicap for three year olds and up going a distance of 7 furlongs for a purse of $200,000. The favorite according to the morning line is John Terranova’s River Rocks with Joel Rosario in the irons. River Rocks likes to go straight to […]

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2014 Hagyard Fayette Stakes

Fayette Stakes at Keeneland It is time to preview the Grade 2 Fayette Stakes for three year olds and up going a distance of 11/8 miles for a purse of $200,000. The morning line favorite is Albert Stall’s Departing with Robbie Albarado up. Departing has not won a Graded Stakes since September of last year […]

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2 Year Old Stakes Watch- Chelsea Flower

Chelsea Flower at Belmont In Saturday October 25th we have the $100,000 Chelsea Flower Stakes to consider for our 2 year old stakes watch this weekend. A group of 14 two year old fillies will go head-to-head for a mile on the turf. In last year’s edition of the Chelsea Flower, Recepta won by 3 […]

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2014 Raven Run

Raven Run at Keeneland Ok, it’s time to preview the Grade 2 Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland. This race is for three year old fillies going a distance of seven furlongs for a purse of $250,000. The morning line favorite is Phil Schoenthal’s Miss Behaviour with Russell Sheldon in the irons.  She last raced in […]

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2014 Empire Distaff

Empire Distaff at Belmont Let’s preview the Empire Distaff Handicap for fillies and mares three year old and up, bred in New York, going a distance of 1 1/16 miles for a purse of $250,000. The morning line favorite for this event is Michael Hushion’s Princess Violet with Jose Ortiz in the saddle. Princess Violet […]

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2 Year Old Stakes Watch- Maid of the Mist

Maid of the Mist at Belmont Following the Sleepy Hollow Stakes on Saturday, October 18th, we have the $250,000 Maid of the Mist Stakes at Belmont in race 3. This one mile race will feature 9 two year old fillies that were foaled in New York and approved by the New York State-Bred Registry. Although […]

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2 Year Old Stakes Watch- Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow at Belmont On Saturday, October 18th, we have the $250,000 Sleepy Hollow Stakes at Belmont. Set at the most appropriate time of the year, the Sleepy Hollow Stakes makes me think of another type of “horseman” that is not looking to win by a head, but rather is looking for a head, lol. […]

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2 Year Old Stakes Watch- Cup & Saucer

Cup & Saucer Stakes at Woodbine On Sunday, October 12th, we have the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes at Woodbine up for consideration in our HHR 2 Year Old Stakes Watch. In last year’s edition, Matador won by a nose over Cool Faith. It marked the second year in a row that Matador’s trainer, Mark […]

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2014 Knickerbocker

Knickerbocker Stakes at Belmont Ok, let’s preview the Grade 3  Knickerbocker Stakes for three year olds and upward going a distance of 11/8 miles for a purse of $200,000.  The morning line favorite is Chad Brown’s Easter Gift with Jose Lezcano in the irons. Easter Gift is listed to run on the main track only […]

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2014 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup

Queen Elizabeth II at Keeneland It is time to preview the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth 11 Challenge Cup at Keeneland for three year old fillies going a distance of 11/8 miles with a purse of $500,000. The favorite in this race according to the morning line is Victoria Oliver’s Personal Diary with Corey Nakatani in […]

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