Tonalist’s Shape Shines in Davona Dale

Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. might be headed to Churchill Downs for the Longines Kentucky Oaks after his trainee, 3-year-old filly Tonalist’s Shape, defeated heavily favored Spice Is Nice is the $200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park.  Source

Tonalist’s Shape Transforms Into Davona Dale Winner

Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. might be headed to Churchill Downs for the Longines Kentucky Oaks after his trainee, 3-year-old filly Tonalist’s Shape, defeated heavily favored Spice Is Nice is the $200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park.  Source

Maximum Security Finds ‘Vindication’ in Saudi Cup

Maximum Security proved his class on the world stage Feb. 29 in the $20 million Saudi Cup, running down Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) winner Mucho Gusto and holding off multiple grade 1 winner Midnight Bisou to prevail. Source

Alligator Blood Lands Australian Guineas

David Vandyke opted not to label the Feb. 29 Kennedy Australian Guineas (G1) winner Alligator Blood (All Too Hard) a ‘champion’ despite a stirring victory, his 10th from just 11 starts, in Flemington’s AU$1 million feature for 3-year-olds.  Source