Ticker
  • Cassatt hangs on to win the Houston Ladies Classic.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Alert Bay skims the rail to win the California Cup Turf Classic. Posted 19 hours ago
  • Mischief Clem edges Pulmarack in the California Cup Derby. Posted 21 hours ago
  • Birdatthewire rolls to a powerful victory in the Forward Gal. Posted 21 hours ago
  • Singing Kitty proves best in the California Cup Oaks. Posted 21 hours ago
  • Upstart begins his Kentucky Derby trail with an impressive win in the Holy Bull! Posted 21 hours ago
  • Consumer Credit rolls late in the Sweetest Chant.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Lochte wins a three horse photo in the Tampa Bay Stakes. Posted 22 hours ago
  • Barbados wears down X Y Jet to win the Hutcheson. Posted 23 hours ago
  • From last to first for Far Right in the Smarty Jones! Posted 5 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!