Current Tag: Hopeful Stakes


G1 Winner Basin Sires First Foal

POSTED: January 22, 2023

Basin winning the G1 Runhappy Hopeful Stakes under Jose Ortiz by 6 1/2 lengths at Saratoga July 21, 2019. (Adam Coglianese/NYRA) Spendthrift Farm Press Relase...

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Hopeful-G1 winner Basin retires to Spendthrift

POSTED: September 16, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Basin, the dominant winner of last year’s Hopeful S. (G1) at Saratoga, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at...

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Gunite caps incredible Saratoga meet for trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Ricardo Santana, Jr. with G1 Hopeful score

POSTED: September 7, 2021

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Gunite provided Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen his third consecutive score in the Grade 1, $300,000 Hopeful, a...

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Kevin's Folly stepping up in G1 Hopeful; G1-winner No Parole posts a bullet breeze

POSTED: September 5, 2021

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Trainer Tom Amoss will saddle Michael McLoughlin's Kevin's Folly in Monday's Grade 1, $300,000 Hopeful. The Distorted Humor colt, an $80,000 Keeneland September...

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Wit and Power Agenda lead talented G1 Hopeful field

POSTED: September 3, 2021

Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher will saddle a pair of strong contenders in Wit and Power Agenda in Monday’s 117th renewal of the Grade...

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Aqueduct Notes

POSTED: January 14, 2020

Aqueduct Racetrack Notes Multiple Grade 1-winner Mind Control scheduled to return in G3 TobogganG1 Belmont Stakes winner Sir Winston pointed to $100K JazilMonday Morning Qb...


The Road to Glory: The Triple Crown Trail in 1919

POSTED: April 10, 2019

The road to the Kentucky Derby is paved with points: if you want to make it into the gate, your horse must win the right...



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