TOP EXECUTIVE wins the Muckleshoot Derby at Emerald Downs, making this his third stakes win of the meet! In a hard fought battle with second placed Coastal Kid, Top Executive prevailed by a head at the wire. The win also helped his popular trainer, Blaine Wright tie in fourth place for all time stakes wins at Emerald Downs with 46. Congratulations to everyone involved with this hard knocking three-year old!
ANMER HALL was game breaking his maiden at Del Mar first time out. He broke well in the 5 furlongs sprint on the turf and settled nicely behind the leaders. Moving three wide around the turn, he joined front runner Trebbiano, to battle gamely, winning by a head. This handsome son of PALACE MALICE, seen below in a recent visit to Del Mar, had shown some speed and talent in the morning, and was able to parley that to this solid performance, in the afternoon. ANMER HALL was purc
Coming off his maiden win first time out at Belmont, HIGH OAK won the G2 Saratoga Special on Saturday, drawing off to win by an eye-catching 4 1/4 lengths. The first black type winner for sire GORMLEY, broke sharply and settled just off the leaders, three wide. He took control at the head of the lane and drew off to win easily. HIGH OAK was purchased by Alistair Roden Bloodstock, as a weanling, in the 2019 Keeneland November sale,, for Donarra Farm. Congratulations to all his
The STREET BOSS filly STREET TAPPER won very impressively at first asking today. She was slow out of the gate but made up ground on the rail, hitting the lead late stretch and drawing away at the wire. She won the MSW race by a handy length and a half. Congratulations to owners Martin Racing Stable and partners, trainer Bret Calhoun and jockey Reylu Gutierrez. This filly was recommended by Alistair at the 2021 OBS April Sale from Randy Miles consignment.