Istanford defeated Tepin by 2 1/2 lengths to win the 2014 San Clemente Handicap (G2) at Del Mar on Saturday with My Conquestadory third and favorite Diversy Harbor fourth. Also on the card, Cozze Up Lady upset in the Osunitas Stakes for fillies and mares on the turf. Get the results, charts, and photos from both here.
Somali Lemonade just got up by a neck to win the 2014 Diana Stakes (G1) over Stephanie's Kitten at Saratoga on Saturday of opening weekend. Also on the card, Big Trouble upset in the Sanford Stakes (G3) for the 2-year-old colts. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
The recipe for the Blue Diamond, the official cocktail of the Queen's Plate the first jewel of Canada's Triple Crown.
Filly Lexie Lou rallied to win the 2014 Queen's Plate 1 1/2 lengths over Ami's Holiday and Asserting Bear with favorite We Miss Artie fourth. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
There were three other stakes on 2014 Queen's Plate day: the Highlander Stakes (G2) won by Something Extra, the Singspiel Stakes (G3) won by Aldous Snow, and the Dance Smartly Stakes (G2) won by Overheard. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Longshot Mr. Speaker upset favorite Adelaide in the Belmont Derby Invitational (G1) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Also on the card, Minorette won the Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) and Clearly Now set a new track record winning the Belmont Sprint Championship (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Zivo rallied from last to win by 3 lengths in the Suburban Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Also on the card, Kid Cruz won the Dwyer Stakes (G3) 3/4 length over stable mate Captain Serious. Get the results, charts, and photos from both here.
Canada's equivalent of the Kentucky Derby, the Queen's Plate, will be run on Sunday July 6, 2014, and a field of 15 was entered headed by Plate Trial winner We Miss Artie and Woodbine Oaks winner Lexie Lou. Get the entries, posts positions, odds, and free past performances here.
Majestic Harbor upset in the 2014 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1) on Saturday while favorite Game On Dude finished fourth. Also on the card, Parranda won the Royal Heroine Stakes (G2), Declassify won the Triple Bend Stakes (G1), and Sheza Smoke Show win the Senorita Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Heavy favorite Untapable won the 2014 Mother Goose Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park on Saturday by 9 1/4 lengths over Princess Violet and America. Also on the card, Riposte won the New York Stakes (G2) and Cabo Cat won the Manila Stakes. Get the results, chart, and photos here.