Ticker
  • Favorite Tale is long gone in the Smile Sprint.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Big Blue Kitten powers home for his 2nd win in the United Nations.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Shaman Ghost flies home to win the Queen's Plate.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Bradester a strong winner of the Salvator Mile.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Aldous Snow just holds off Dynamic Sky in the Singspiel.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Dogwood Trail cannot be caught in the Grade 3 Azalea.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Gimme Da Lute just holds off Prospect Park in the Los Alamitos Derby.Posted 1 day ago
  • Private Zone dominates the Belmont Sprint from start to finish.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lady Eli magnificent in Belmont Oaks victory.Posted 1 day ago
  • Force The Pass wins the $1.25 Belmont Derby in a laugher.Posted 1 day ago

Scenic Blast Ready for US Bow

Hollywood Park logo.
Photo: Hollywood Park

Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith has taken a call on Australian import Scenic Blast in the $60,000-added Robert Kerlan Handicap next Sunday, agent Brad Pegram confirmed.


The 6-year-old gelding worked five furlongs on Cushion Track in 1:02.40 for trainer John Shirreffs for his United States debut in the Kerlan at six furlongs on turf.


Scenic Blast brings a glittering portfolio that includes 2009 Group I victories in the Lightning Stakes and Newmarket Handicap at Flemington in Australia and the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot in England under 130 pounds. He has won eight of 21 starts and earned $1,396,843.


 Other probable starters include Noble Court (Joel Rosario) and Kelly Leak (Rafael Bejarano). Trainer Marty Jones said a decision on filly Unzip Me would be made after a study of the weights, which are scheduled to be released later this afternoon.

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories