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Fort Hughes wins debut at Belmont Park (10-10-10).
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What the Nation is saying about Fort Hughes...

Part I of our look back at a meet that is still ongoing is complete (and yes, perhaps that indicates a desire to want to put the inner track meet in the rearview mirror, so as to move on to bigger and better). Now it’s time for Part II. Read More
  • bornstar · I was really looking forward to seeing Fort Hughes blossom. I really thought he was on the brink of becoming a force to be reckon with. I'm proud of The Big A this year, I just came from the track today and it is amazing the amount of people at Aqueduct on a cold Saturday afternoon. The NYRA rewards platform is ten times better than the old OTB online site. · 1117 days ago ·
Darley Stable’s 3-year-old colt Fort Hughes broke down Sunday morning during a breeze on the Belmont Park training track and had to be euthanized.   “He was a very talented horse who reminded me a lot of his sire,” said trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, who indicated the injury was a fractured cannon ...Read More
  • LanieJohnson · So so sorry...I really was impressed with this horse...right up there with the best of them htis year and had · 1130 days ago ·
  • bornstar · I really liked this horse and was looking forward to see where he would fit in the three year old dvision....very sad. Excellent performance in the Wink · 1128 days ago ·
It isn’t often that the most anticipated race of the year is a $100,000 non-graded stakes being run for the first time. The race, of course, was the Timely Writer, a one-mile event Saturday at Gulfstream Park that was selected as — if not created for — the 3-year-old debut of 2010 Juvenile Champion ...Read More
Reportedly broke down in a workout this morning...
Darley Stable’s swift 3-year-old colt Fort Hughes is progressing well in preparation for a start in the Grade 3, $200,000 Bay Shore going seven furlongs at Aqueduct Racetrack on Wood Memorial Day, Saturday, April 9.   A son of Henny Hughes, who won two Grade 1 sprints in New York as a 3-year-o...Read More
Kentucky Derby contender  workouts for today (Saturday, March 5)  (with HRN Derby rankings):   Today's Derby contender works included a six furlong bullet from San Vicente hero The Factor. The Bob Baffert runner will likely try two turns next and the Rebel Stakes and Sunland Derby ha...Read More
Here's a breakout of the top Beyer figures by this year's Derby crop - looking at two-turn stakes, one-turn stakes, and the top Beyer figures in maiden and allowance ranks. Read More
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  • montime1 · I know this that the top 20 contenders for the derby now will not all be there on derby day,there will be some surprises · 1147 days ago ·
  • ScottDick · I try to stay away from paying to much attention to Beyer speed figures when talking three year olds,there's always so much improvement from race to race to throw out a horse because of a low Beyer. · 1147 days ago ·
Kentucky Derby contender  workouts for today (Saturday, Feb. 19)  (with HRN Derby rankings):   Today's Derby contender works featured a four furlong breeze from Fountain of Youth hopeful Soldat. It was a busy morning at Gulfstream with Shackleford and Casper’s Touch gearing up for th...Read More
Heavily-favored Fort Hughes barreled to the lead and never looked back on route to a stakes-record victory in the 27th running of the $65,000 Jimmy Winkfield Monday afternoon at Aqueduct Racetrack.   With Royal Currier giving chase, the muscular chestnut son of Henny Hughes broke sharply and s...Read More
A field of six speedy sophomores will assemble Monday afternoon for the 27th running of the $65,000 Jimmy Winkfield Stakes, the holiday feature at Aqueduct Racetrack on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.   Mat Stables’ Royal Currier goes for his third straight stakes win in the Winkfield as he enters...Read More
Dubai Dancer breezed four furlongs in 49.06 yesterday as she prepares for Saturday’s Grade 1 Gazelle, which will be her first start in graded stakes company.   Owned by Darley Stable, Dubai Dancer has made four starts, finishing seventh on debut over the inner tack in January, breaking her mai...Read More
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Darley Stable’s impressive maiden winner Fort Hughes will likely make his next start in the Grade 2, $150,000 Nashua on November 6 at Aqueduct.   A 5 ½-length debut winner at Belmont Park on October 10 going 5 ½ furlongs, Fort Hughes is a son of top sprinter Henn...Read More
Drew off to win by 5 1/2 lengths after setting the pace. This son of Henny Hughes looks like a young horse on the rise...
It had been nearly 13 months since trainer Kiaran McLaughlin had sent out a 2-year-old debut winner on the dirt, but Fort Hughes’ impressive score on Sunday at Belmont Park made it worth the wait.   With the victory, Fort Hughes joins the New York watch, which profiles up-and-comers that have ...Read More

Fort Hughes - Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video01/17/11Fort Hughes1stAqu86 fDJimmy Winkfield 3 MFort HughesRoyal CurrierRift1:08.33
View Details12/21/10Fort Hughes2ndPrx96 fDSouthampton 2 MRoyal CurrierFort HughesSky Wars1:09.66
View DetailsView Video10/10/10Fort Hughes1stBel45 1/2 fDMSW 2 MFort HughesRiftHeat Shield1:02.98