Ticker
  • Distinctiv Passion is a sharp winner of the Midnight Lute Stakes Posted 3 hours ago
  • Divine Oath holds on for the win in the W.L. McknightPosted 3 hours ago
  • Speechify rolls late in the Mr. ProspectorPosted 4 hours ago
  •  Rise Up skips away in a sloppy WoodchopperPosted 4 hours ago
  • Irish Mission best in the La Prevoyante Posted 4 hours ago
  • Bayern ditches blinkers, breezes 4F in  :47.80 at Santa Anita (13/61)Posted 4 hours ago
  • Irish Jasper gets up for the win in the Gasparilla Posted 5 hours ago
  • California Chrome sports blinkers, covers 5F in 1:00.60 at Los Al (5/15)Posted 5 hours ago
  • Overcontrol announces himself with a strong debut performance at Gulfstream Posted 6 hours ago
  • Shared Belief refuses to lose in the Grade 1 Malibu! Posted 1 day ago

Future Bright for Point of Entry?

The Phipps Stable’s Point of Entry will be making his stakes debut in tomorrow’s Curlin, but Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey is hoping the Dynaformer colt is on the way to making his presence known in the 3-year-old division.

 

“I think everyone in the race is at about the same point,” said McGaughey of Point of Entry, 10-1 on the morning line for the 1 1/8-mile Curlin. “I think Neil Howard’s horse, Prime Cut, has more experience than the rest of them, but we’ll see what happens.”

 

Point of Entry made his debut at Gulfstream Park in January, and broke his maiden in his fourth start, taking an 1 1/8-mile off-the-turf event by 15 ½ lengths over a “good” track. In his next start, the colt was second in a 1 ¼-mile optional claimer on the turf at Belmont on June 29.

 

“He’s a big old tall, leggy colt,” said McGaughey. “I think the race will help, I think time will help, I think two turns will help.”

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories