• It's all Lewys Vaporizer in the $200,000 Steel Valley Sprint at Mahoning Valley.Posted 1 day ago
  • Solid Wager rolls late in the Cary Grant; Big Macher last at 2-5.Posted 2 days ago
  • Dolphus (Lookin at Lucky), 1/2 brother to Rachel Alexandra, wins his career debut at Fair Grounds.Posted 2 days ago
  • Rusty Slipper proves best in the 11-furlong Red Carpet.Posted 3 days ago
  • Exaggerator holds off Sunny Ridge to win the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot.Posted 3 days ago
  • Button Down soars to victory in the Cardinal.Posted 3 days ago
  • Jet Black Magic pulls the upset in the Delta Downs Princess.Posted 3 days ago
  • Cougar Ridge holds off Departing to win the Delta Mile.Posted 3 days ago
  • Sky Flight edges Aztec Brave in the Artie Schiller.Posted 3 days ago
  • In his second work back, California Chrome went 4f in :50.20 this morning at Los Alamitos.Posted 3 days ago

Point of Entry, Hymn Book Work for Shug

mcgaughey main
Photo: NYRA

Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey expressed his pleasure with the way his Super Saturday-bound Point of Entry and Hymn Book worked this morning.


Point of Entry, winner of four straight, covered a half-mile in 50.03 on the inner turf in preparation for the Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational, while Hymn Book, who opened his 6-year-old campaign with a victory in the Grade 1 Donn Handicap, zipped a half-mile in 46.91, fastest of 18 at the distance over the main track, for the TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup.


“I wanted to do something more with Hymn Book because he hasn’t raced in two months,” said McGaughey of the Stuart S. Janney color-bearer, most recently fourth in the Grade 1 Whitney on August 4 at Saratoga.


Point of Entry, who enters the 1 ½-mile Joe Hirsch off back-to-back Grade 1 wins in the Man o’ War and Sword Dancer Invitational, turned in a visually impressive breeze over a “good” turf course around the dogs, said McGaughey. 


“I was especially happy with the way he finished up,” said McGaughey of the Dynaformer colt. “I’m very pleased with both of them.”




comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories