Tag: Graham Motion

Jockey Manny Franco rode Sharing to her signature victory: the 2019 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita. The 4-year-old filly retired after suffering a paddock injury. (Image: Getty)

Breeders’ Cup Champion Sharing Retired After Paddock Injury

Standout filly Sharing, who won the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf as one of her five career victories, was retired from racing Tuesday after suffering an undisclosed paddock injury. The undisclosed injury won’t take the 4-year-old daughter of Speightstown out of her broodmare career, according to Aron Wellman, president […]

With three of the Matriarch Stakes favorites coming from his barn, turf maestro Chad Brown has three chances to smile in Sunday's Grade 1 Matriarch at Del Mar. (Image: Benoit Photo)

With Three Contenders, Matriarch Stakes Could Feature a Brown-Out

One of the headline attractions of Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Turf Festival is the Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes. And, the Matriarch being a top-tier turf race, you know Chad Brown’s training handiwork can’t be far behind. Brown owns three Eclipse Awards as the country’s top trainer. And he owns those […]

John Velazquez and Sistercharlie powered their way to the 2019 Diana Stakes title. The pair go for the three-peat today in the Grade 1 race at Saratoga. (Image: Skip Dickstein/Times Union)

Deep Diana Stakes Field In Danger of Another Brown-Out

First, there’s the presence of trainer Chad Brown, who has a hammerlock on the Diana Stakes. Then, there’s one of the best non-Breeders’ Cup fields you’ll see all year. That’s how you get a race as competitive as the Grade 1 Diana Stakes, Sunday’s marquee race at Saratoga – and […]

Sharing and jockey Manny Franco took home the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf last year. Trainer Graham Motion will be even more excited should she win Saturday's Royal Ascot Coronation Stakes. (Image: Horsephotos.com)

Greedy for Victory, Sharing Seeks Motion’s First Royal Ascot Triumph

Graham Motion understands the complexity of what lies ahead for him and his star filly, Sharing, in Saturday’s Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot. It’s one thing to beat two of Europe’s best juvenile fillies on your home turf in America. It’s quite another to tangle with some of […]