Month: May 2021

Billy Joel Picks Up Where He Left Off in Whittingham Stakes

It was good to see Billy Joel, the reigning BC Turf champion, back on the track for the first time since the Pegasus World Cup Turf in late January. He entered the race on a three race winning streak, with all of those wins coming in Grade 1’s, so the only reason for there to have been any doubts about him would be a concern on his layoff.

Powerful Stretch Push Puts Promised Prince First at PEN Mile

Friday was a wet day throughout the northeast, and PEN would be no exception. A steady rain that began in the early afternoon and lasted throughout the night took its toll on the track, leaving the turf course as yielding. This would lead to one scratch, but it would be the horse that we predicted would be the one to beat, in High Planker.