Ticker
  • It's all Stellar Wind in Del Mar's Torrey Pines.Posted 51 minutes ago
  • Lady Shipman both Smart and Fancy in winning another one at the Spa.Posted 3 hours ago
  • Keen Ice shocks American Pharoah in the Travers.Posted 1 day ago
  • Flintshire flaunts his class in the Grade 1 Sword Dancer.Posted 1 day ago
  • Nothing but a walk in the park for Private Zone in the Grade 1 Forego.Posted 1 day ago
  • Runhappy runs them off their feet in the Grade 1 King's Bishop.Posted 1 day ago
  • Unbridled Forever storms to victory in the Grade 1 Ballerina.Posted 1 day ago
  • Sheer Drama makes her claim as the East's best mare with a Personal Ensign win.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lubash runs by King Kreesa to score in the West Point.Posted 2 days ago
  • Sudden Surprise much the best in the Funny Cide.Posted 2 days ago
HRN Original Blog:
This Date in History

Laffit Pincay Jr, Bobby Frankel, Sandy Hawley - July 1st

Hall of Fame jockey Sandy Hawley retired from race riding after competing in the  Dominion Day Handicap at Woodbine Racecourse. ~1998
 
Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. won with his first mount in the United States, at  Arlington Park, aboard two-year-old filly Teacher's Art, owned and bred by Fred  W. Hooper. ~1966
 
Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel won two Grade I races on opposite coasts, on  different surfaces, both via disqualification. First, Senure was elevated to the  top spot in the United Nations Handicap, a turf race at Monmouth Park in  Oceanport, N.J., following the disqualification of With Anticipation for a bumping incident in midstretch. Then, just 30 minutes later and on the same CBS  telecast, Aptitude was placed first after Futural was disqualified for a similar  infraction in the Hollywood Gold Cup, a Grade I dirt race at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, CA. ~2001

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Laffit Pincay Jr, Bobby Frankel, Sandy Hawley - July 1st...

Yeah, what a day that was. Believe he had the Midas Touch that day.
What a crazy double that was for Frankel, I dare to say that will never happen to another trainer again!

Related Pages

Meet Julie Albright

Related Stories

Best of the Blogs

Top Stories