Ticker
  • Itsinthepost (6-1) drives home the win in the Grade 2 San Luis Rey.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Fear the Cowboy (7-2) comes running late to capture the Grade 3 Skip Away.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Fast and Accurate (24-1) bursts through to upset the Grade 3 Spiral.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Purely a Dream (12-1) pulls ahead in the stretch to take the Grade 3 Bourbonette Oaks.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Arrogate, despite a dreadful break, wins the Dubai World Cup easily.Posted 20 hours ago
  • Jack Hobbs is much the best in the Sheema Classic.Posted 21 hours ago
  • Vivlos flies late to get up for the win in the $6 million Dubai Turf.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Mind Your Biscuits rallies widest of all to win the Golden Shaheen going away.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Thunder Snow nips Epicharis in a UAE Derby thriller.Posted 1 day ago
  • Second Summer rolls late to upset the Godolphin Mile.Posted 1 day ago
Breeders Cup 2015
Dubai World Cup 2017

Strike the Bell Fit and Ready

Trainer David Donk pronounced chestnut 5-year-old mare Strike the Bell fit and ready for the Grade 1, $400,000 The Foxwoods Just a Game on Saturday, the ninth race and second leg of the $1 Million Guaranteed All Graded Stakes Pick 4.

 

While 12-1 on the morning line, Strike the Bell has some strengths on display. She won the Grade 3 Noble Damsel Stakes at Belmont last September with a last-to-first move at the mile distance of the Just a Game. She also retains the services of Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez, who was aboard in three of her five career victories.

 

Further, Strike the Bell has won her second start off a layoff the past two times she has taken breaks.

 

“She’s had one race off the layoff a week ago and was second to Much Rejoicing,” Donk said. “Ramon’s back up on her and suits her well, so it’s good. It’s a great race.”

 

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories