What is with these daughters of Henny Hughes dominating their male competition? In the States, we all know how Beholder became the toast of old Del Mar with a scintillating performance over the boys in the million dollar Pacific Classic. North of the border, there was an equally dominant case of the lady beating the men, when Academic rolled home the easiest kind of winner in last month’s Grade 3 Canadian Derby. The Tim Rycroft trained miss will try to make it two derbies in a row in Sunday’s $250,000 British Columbia Derby at Hastings Racecourse.
Restless Rider's return in the Raven Run leads Saturday's stakes action.
If Catholic Boy goes to the Breeders' Cup off a loss, it appears he'll run on dirt.
It's been 10 years since California Flag owned his home state Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint.
Laurie Ross analyzes a slew of 2-year-old weekend winners who figure to hit the Derby trail.
Among a group of four clear Breeders' Cup favorites, two of these fit the description.