Yearly Archives: 2018

QUALITY ROAD BRIDGING THE GAP

June 18, 2018

By Chris McGrath – TDN 6/18/18
Here’s a Road that really is paved with good intentions. That, of course, is what they say about the one leading to hell–familiar, it …

CANDY RIDE FILLY STAYS PERFECT IN SUMMERTIME OAKS

June 17, 2018

Golden Gate invader Ollie’s Candy passed her class and two-turn tests with aplomb Saturday as she fought hard to make the grade and remain unbeaten in Santa Anita’s …

QUALITY ROAD PROGENY MAKE IMPRESSIVE STAKES SWEEP

June 13, 2018

On September 30, 2007, Smart Strike enjoyed what might well have been the greatest single day by a stallion in living memory. That afternoon he was represented by four individual stakes …

GRADE I DOUBLE GIVES QUALITY ROAD FOUR G1SW IN 2018

With five stakes winners in 24 hours, the stallion that dominated a historic weekend of racing was none other than Lane’s End’s Quality Road. The stallion’s versatility was …

CANDY RIDE COLT UPSETS SOLOMINI IN AFFIRMED

June 11, 2018

DRAFT PICK (c, 3, Candy Ride {Arg}–Firehouse Red, by Arch), a last-out maiden winner, got first run on heavy favorite Solomini (Curlin) and kicked away late to take the …

PAVED IS CONCRETE IN HONEYMOON SCORE

Ciaglia Racing and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Paved brought her win tally to three and added her first graded score in the $200,000 Honeymoon Stakes (G2T) June 9 at Santa Anita Park.
Breaking from the …