Plenty of Midlantic-breds in graded stakes action this weekend. Let’s see what’s on tap:
Midlantic-breds in Graded Stakes
|Tom's Ready||G2 Kentucky Jockey Club||Churchill Downs||11/28/2015||PA||Blackstone Farm LLC||GMB Racing||Dallas Stewart||Stakes-placed juvenile is 15-1 on the morning line||8th by 13 1/4 lengths||Airoforce||1:45.48|
|Mor Spirit||G2 Kentucky Jockey Club||Churchill Downs||11/28/2015||PA||Elkstone Group, LLC||Michael Lund Petersen||Bob Baffert||Morning line favorite (7-2) broke his maiden last out||2nd by 1 3/4 lengths||Airoforce||1:45.48|
|Invite||G2 Demoiselle||Aqueduct||11/28/2015||VA||Morgan's Ford Farm||Gainesway Stable||Bill Mott||Include 2yo filly broke her maiden last out, 15-1 here||6th by 6 1/4 lengths||Lewis Bay||1:53.41|
|Disco Rose||G2 Demoiselle||Aqueduct||11/28/2015||PA||Wynoaks Farm, LLC & St. Omers Farm||Glenn Bennett||Robert E. Reid, Jr.||PA-bred filly,12-1, was fourth in G3 Tempted last out||3rd by 2 3/4 lengths||Lewis Bay||1:53.41|
|Ravenheart||G2 Remsen||Aqueduct||11/28/2015||MD||Mr. & Mrs. Samuel H. Rogers Jr.||Bode Miller||Tres Abbott||30-1 shot was fourth as the favorite in the Md. Million Nursery||6th by 11 lengths||Mohaymen||1:50.69|
|One Go All Go||G3 Commonwealth Turf||Churchill Downs||11/27/2015||VA||Albert P. Coppola||Preston Stables LLC and Prestonwood Racing LLC||Pavel Matejka||First-ever Virginia-bred winner of the former Virginia Derby is 6-1||9th by 24 lengths||Almasty||1:45.41|
|Granny's Kitten||G3 Commonwealth Turf||Churchill Downs||11/27/2015||PA||Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey||Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey||Michael Maker||Kitten's Joy colt (6-1) has been stakes-placed twice||4th by 8 3/4 lengths||Almasty||1:45.41|
|Saham||G3 Commonwealth Turf||Churchill Downs||11/27/2015||PA||Everest Stables Inc.||Sultan Bin Mishal Stables||Brendan P. Walsh||G3-winning 3yo is the 4-1 favorite on the morning line||2nd by 4 1/4 lengths||Almasty||1:45.41|
|Spelling Again||G3 Go for Wand||Aqueduct||11/27/2015||PA||George Strawbridge||Seajay Racing LLC||Brad H. Cox||G2 winner is 5-1 on the morning line||3rd by 3 1/4||Taris||1:36.10|
|Kiss to Remember||G3 Go for Wand||Aqueduct||11/27/2015||MD||Big Brown Syndicate & Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes||Miller Racing LLC||Martin Wolfson||G1-placed runner (8-1) was 9th in Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint last out||4th by 6 3/4||Taris||1:36.10|
|Green Gratto||G3 Fall Highweight H.||Aqueduct||11/26/2015||NJ||Kaz Hill Farm||Gaston Grant and Anthony Grant||Gaston Grant||Longshot (12-1) seeks first stakes win||1st by a head||Green Gratto||1:09.95|
Top Midlantic-bred results
- Pennsylvania-bred Page McKenney won the $100,000 Swatara Stakes at Penn National Wednesday night for his fifth win of the season, moving his career earnings to more than $975,000. He’s been in the top three 21 consecutive times for trainer Mary Eppler. Page McKenney was fifth on the most recent Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred/The Racing Biz Top Midlantic-bred Poll.
- Pennsylvania-bred Favorite Tale followed up his third place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint with a dominant win in the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap Wednesday at Penn National. The four-year-old, sixth in the latest Top Midlantic-bred Poll, has won eight of 18 career starts and earned $891,026 for trainer Guadalupe Preciado.