Lynne Snierson, Author at Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Hollywood-Ready Story: Al Gold Goes From Cancer Diagnosis To Travers With Cyberknife

“It’s like a movie, isn’t it,” marveled Al Gold. “It’s really very shocking how everything fell into place.” Gold, who races under the nom de course Gold Square LLC, is living the life already filled with the stuff Hollywood couldn’t have scripted any better. His heartwarming story can take yet another good turn on Saturday […]

Trainer Jesse Cruz Ready For ‘Big Step Up’ With Haskell Longshot Benevengo

When Jesus “Jesse” Cruz picked up the phone at the end of the 2018 Delaware Park meet and dialed Wasabi Ventures Stables’ managing partner TK Keugler, he was at rock bottom – with the idea of having a horse in Saturday’s $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park, which he does in Benevengo, nowhere […]

Haskell Lineup: Taiba Installed As 7-5 Favorite, Undefeated Jack Christopher At 3-2

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will look to extend his record for victories to 10 in the Haskell stakes after Taiba was installed as the 7-5 morning line for the $1 million, Grade 1 race on Saturday at Monmouth Park following Wednesday’s post position draw. Monmouth Park oddsmaker Brad Thomas pegged the undefeated […]

Baffert Optimistic As Taiba Ships East For Haskell

Santa Anita Derby winner Taiba, who was recently reunited with trainer Bob Baffert, is headed to Monmouth Park for the $1-million Haskell Stakes as the Hall of Fame conditioner looks to extend his record with a 10th victory in the Grade 1 event for 3-year-olds. The Haskell, which will be contested for the 55th […]

‘Legends In Our Sport’: Remembering Triple Crown Heroes Billy Turner, Seattle Slew

After Seattle Slew won the 1977 Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, his trainer, William H. “Billy” Turner, Jr., believed that the dark bay colt with the modest pedigree would capture the coveted and elusive third jewel in the Triple Crown. “People probably won’t believe Seattle Slew is a heck of a horse,” he said […]

L’Imperator Gives Chad Brown Fifth Consecutive Fort Marcy Triumph

Trainer Chad Brown continued his dominance of the Grade 2, $200,000 Fort Marcy by capturing the nine-furlong inner turf tilt for older horses for the fifth straight year when the French-bred L’Imperator made every pole a winning one on Saturday, at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Brown, the four-time Eclipse Award-winning conditioner, won his first […]

Haskell Dreaming: The ‘Amazing Story’ Of Bethlehem Road’s Recovery

With their homebred Bethlehem Road, owners Jeff Bowen of Gryphon Investments, Don Ameche III and Randy Reed and trainer Dee Curry will make their first appearance in a Grade 1 stakes race Saturday and should this horse prevail in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park he’ll also receive an all-expenses-paid berth in […]