Stable News

Conjuring Wins Allowance

Sunday, June 25, 2017
Conjuring won an Ohio-bred allowance at Belterra Park on Sunday afternoon.  Conjuring broke on top with Deshawn Parker in the irons.  She was briefly headed by Buffalo Gal to her inside but Conjuring quickly put her away covering the first quarter in 22.38. Princess Brooke made a brief run at…

Copperplate Third in Boyes Memorial at Presque Isle Downs

Monday, June 19, 2017
Copperplate ran 3rd, beaten less than a length for everything and a nose for the place, in the 11th running of the Karl Boyes Memorial Stakes at Presque Isle Downs earlier this evening. He broke very sharply and was settling into stalking position but got pinched between horses and had to take back…

Video of Twilight King Training at Margaux Farm – Shares Available

Friday, June 16, 2017
Video of Twilight King (closest to camera) training at Margaux Farm.  He is now at Belterra Park prepping for his debut, potentially later this year.  A few shares are still available.  More information HERE.                       [KGVID]https://www.pocketacesracing.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TK-5-31-17.m4v[/KGVID]

Video: Twilight King Training at Margaux Farm

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Short video of Twilight King training at Margaux Farm.  He is moving to the track next week.  A few shares are still available.  Contact Us for more information or to reserve your share.                                 [KGVID]https://www.pocketacesracing.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TK-6-3-17.mov[/KGVID]

Nineteenth Street Wins at Churchill Downs

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Nineteenth Street was the wire-to-wire winner in the 2nd race at Churchill Downs on Friday afternoon. She broke sharply from the gate and quickly found herself on the lead along with Let It Ride Mom and Gris Gris.  Gabriel Saez told us after the race that he tried to hold her…

Aces High Wins at Canterbury Park

Friday, May 5, 2017
Aces High was a very gutsy winner in the opener at Canterbury Park earlier this evening.  Alex said Aces High was keyed up and ready to go when he loaded into the gate and actually tried to time the start himself.  He went just a fraction of a second too…

Nineteenth Street Runs 2nd in Goldfinch Stakes

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Nineteenth Street is now stakes placed with her runner up finish in the Goldfinch Stakes at Prairie Meadows this afternoon. She got out of the gate well and was in the perfect stalking trip that had served her so well the last couple of races.  However, Vertical Oak was able…

Copperplate Runs 3rd in Jacques Cartier

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Copperplate ran a very impressive 3rd in the Jacques Cartier Stakes at Woodbine on Saturday afternoon.  He broke well from the 2nd post and stalked the pace in 5th position down the back stretch.  He was behind a wall of horses through the turn and didn't get any running room…

Nineteenth Street Gives Pocket Aces Racing Their 3rd Win on the Weekend

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Nineteenth Street was the 22/1 long shot winner of the 9th race at Fair Grounds on Sunday evening.  She broke well and settled into 3rd position as Flatter Up bolted from the rail to set extremely fast fractions of 21.50, 44.55 and 57.73. Nineteenth Street found herself about 7 lengths…

Sergios Pride Wins at Turfway Park

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Sergios Pride won the 4th race at Turfway Park on Saturday afternoon.  While he got out of the gate well, he quickly found himself toward the back of the pack about 5 lengths off the leader.  He made a four-wide move in the turn and collared the post time favorite,…

Copperplate Wins at Turfway Park

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Copperplate was a 5.5 length winner in the 6th race at Turfway Park on Saturday afternoon.  Abel Lezcano took full advantage of the post and placed Copperplate outside and just off the leaders going down the back stretch. He made his move in the turn and took over the lead…

Aces and Eights Training at Woodford Thoroughbreds

Sunday, February 12, 2017
Video of Aces and Eights training at Woodford Thoroughbreds in early February. Shares of this 2YO colt by exciting young sire, Gemologist, are currently available. https://vimeo.com/203365851/74b5a660fc        

Copperplate Wins At Turfway

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Copperplate was the winner of the 8th race at Turfway Park earlier tonight.  He broke a step slow and got knocked around a bit right out of the gate and found himself trailing the field in the first 50 yards or so.  He trailed the leaders by 4-5 lengths down…

Aces High Wins at Delta Downs

Friday, January 20, 2017
Aces High won an allowance/optional claiming over the slop at Delta Downs on Wednesday evening.  Aces High broke well and stayed toward the middle of the track working his way up to the lead pack before heading into the first turn.  He battled Zarb's Gift, several lengths ahead of the pack, all…

Sergios Pride Wins Return

Friday, January 6, 2017
Sergios Pride was an 8-length winner in the 6th race at Turfway Park on December 29.  He was making his first start since a win at Belterra Park in May.  Sergios Pride broke well and stalked the leaders down the back stretch.  He collared them in the turn and had…

Fire Commissioner Entered at Fair Grounds

Friday, January 6, 2017
Fire Commissioner is entered in the 6th race at the Fair Grounds on Thursday, January 12.  It is a maiden special weight going 1 1/16 on the turf.  The purse is $38,000.  Fire Commissioner breaks from the 3rd post with Miguel Mena aboard.  He is 4/1 on the morning line.

Warrior Prince Entered At Turfway Park

Friday, January 6, 2017
Warrior Prince is entered in the 9th race at Turfway Park on January 7.  It is a NW2Clm$5,000 event going 5 furlongs on the poly track.  Warrior Prince breaks from the 9th post with Alonso Quinones aboard.  He is the 4/1 second choice on the morning line.

Pocket Aces Adds Ohio Bred Colt

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Pocket Aces Racing, LLC is thrilled to announce that we have recently added an Ohio bred racing prospect to our stable.  He is a yearling colt by the brilliant Grade 1 winner Girolamo and the first foal out of a young Forest Camp mare named Twilight Valley that we purchased…

Pocket Aces Racing Adds Gemologist Colt

Thursday, September 29, 2016
One of the latest additions to the Pocket Aces Racing stable is a yearling colt by the exciting first-crop sire Gemologist and out of the young producer Beam Reach. This colt is nice and correct through his forelimbs and possess the hip and shoulder angles we like to see in…

Pocket Aces Racing Adds Twirling Candy Colt

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Pocket Aces Racing, LLC is proud to officially introduce another new addition to our stable. He is a yearling colt by the 2nd leading sophomore crop sire (behind only Uncle Mo) Twirling Candy and out of a Mizzen Mast mare, and 11 time winner, Bizzee Mizzee. After looking at hundreds…