Ticker
  • Texas Chrome (2-1) bravely squeezed through on the rail for an Oklahoma Derby win.Posted 1 day ago
  • Unbridled Mo (4-1) rides the rail to victory in the Remington Park Oaks.Posted 1 day ago
  • Accelerate (1-1) rallies to win the Los Alamitos Derby (G2).Posted 2 days ago
  • Connect (10-1) upsets the Pennsylvania Derby.Posted 2 days ago
  • Songbird (1-5) gets win number 11 in the Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing.Posted 2 days ago
  • Noholdingback Bear (3-1) wins the Gallant Bob (G3) at Parx Racing.Posted 2 days ago
  • 2015 Turf Champion Big Blue Kitten has been retired from racing, via the Chad Brown barn.Posted 5 days ago
  • No catching Sarah Sis (10-1) in the Presque Isle Downs Masters.Posted 7 days ago
  • Victory to Victory  7-1) pulls clear in the Grade 1 Natalma Stakes.Posted 8 days ago
  • Good Samaritan (3-1) rolls to a Breeders' Cup birth with a Summer Stakes win.Posted 8 days ago

Can Caleb's Posse Run Another Smasher?

Since its inception in 1993, just three Amsterdam winners have gone on to take the Grade 1 Foxwoods King’s Bishop: Chimes Band (1994), Secret Firm (1998) and Discreetly Mine (2010). This year, trainer Donnie Von Hemel is hoping Caleb’s Posse becomes the next 3-year-old to be added to that list after Saturday’s race.

 

Sent off at 12-1, Caleb’s Posse made a five-wide rally at the top of the stretch to win the Grade 2 Amsterdam by four lengths on August 1. This year’s Foxwoods King’s Bishop, which will be run for the 27th time, is shaping up as an extraordinarily competitive race with the return of juvenile champion Uncle Mo and graded stakes winners Flashpoint, Dominus, and Justin Phillip.

 

“The Amsterdam was probably the best race of his life. I thought he could compete in that race, but I was surprised that he dominated the last part of the race,” Von Hemel said. “Can he repeat that? The competition is a little tougher this time around. We’re going to see what he can do. He had a nice gallop at dawn, then schooled in the paddock. Everything looks good.”

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories