Gary Murray will be on the farm in Maryland, trying to get something done about a horse, a piece of equipment, a fencepost, anything and he’ll see Tom Voss.
Ron Winchell's star filly Untapable, winner of the Kentucky Oaks in May, made her New York debut in smashing style on Saturday, taking the Grade 1, $300,000 Mother Goose by 9 1/4 lengths for trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey John Velazquez, subbing for injured Rosie Napravnik. Photographer Tod Marks has the day in pictures (www.todmarks.photoshelter.com)
Photographer Tod Marks looks back at the stakes races he covered on this spring's NSA circuit.
Photographer Tod Marks shares memories of Belmont Stakes Day. This is part 1. Stay tuned for part 2.
Steeplechaser newcomer Harrods Creek, arguably the best horse to convert to American jump racing in years, continues his progress with a Saratoga start today as one of nine in a $65,000 optional claimer. Post time is 12:25 p.m.
The NSA spring season came to a close with the Fair Hill race meet on Saturday, and it went out with a bang for jockey Ross Geraghty, who won four races -- three over jumps. It also was a boon for leading owner Irv Naylor, who stretched his advantage over nearest rival Bill Pape by capturing three victories. Tod Marks (www.todmarks.photoshelter.com) has the recap.
Icabad Crane has passed all the tests. It’s no longer a question of “Can he?” or “Will he?” get the hang of his new career in combined training – he’s proven his ability and his affinity for the job. Now back at Phillip Dutton’s farm in West Grove, Pa., Icabad Crane is considered by the trainer to be “well ahead of the curve.”