Tiz a Slam ships in to take $100,000 Louisville S. (G3)
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Chiefswood Stable's homebred Tiz a Slam led every step of the way in Saturday’s $100,000 Louisville S. (G3) at Churchill Downs to win the 1 ½-mile turf marathon by three-quarters of a length. 

The 5-year old son of Tiznow now has four graded victories, with the previous three all coming in Canada: Ontario Derby (G3) in 2017 and Dominion Day (G3) and Nijinsky (G2) last year. 

With Steve Bahen in the irons, Tiz a Slam dictated the pace from the outset, getting the half-mile in :50.81, a mile in 1:38.51, then digging in down the stretch to hold off late charges by Shahroze (IRE) and Nessy.

“Roger (Attfield) looked at this race and thought it would be the perfect fit for him going 1 ½ miles,” said Attfield's assistant Sure Lorimer. “It was the absolute perfect trip and Steve was able to get a very comfortable lead. We’re thrilled and so proud of Tiz a Slam. He’s just so classy and proved it once again today.” 

The win was worth $60,760 and improved Tiz a Slam’s career earnings to $802,519 with a record of 7-3-1 in 24 starts.
Say the Word goes last to first in the Hollywood Turf Cup (G2) title=
More Than Ready

Say the Word goes last to first in the Hollywood Turf Cup (G2)

More Than Ready’s brilliant turf marathon specialist passed the entire field in the stretch to win Friday’s $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (G2) at Del Mar...

[read more]

Never Surprised romps in $150,000 Gio Ponti S. title=
Constitution

Never Surprised romps in $150,000 Gio Ponti S.

The nation’s leading Third-Crop sire Constitution got his 12th stakes winner of the year on Friday afternoon at Aqueduct when Never Surprised rolled to a 6 ¼-length victory...

[read more]

Paynter’s Breeze Rider kicks off Fair Grounds meet with stakes win title=
Paynter

Paynter’s Breeze Rider kicks off Fair Grounds meet with stakes win

Breeze Rider became Paynter’s 21st lifetime stakes winner with a gallant victory in the $75,000 Joseph R. Peluso Memorial S...

[read more]

Audible tops Keeneland’s Sunday session with $360,000 filly title=
Audible

Audible tops Keeneland’s Sunday session with $360,000 filly

A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Audible topped the Sunday session of the Keeneland November Sale when hip No. 1801 brought a winning bid of $360,000...

[read more]

Undefeated Lady Speightspeare much the best in $175,000 Bessarabain S. (G2) title=
Speightstown

Undefeated Lady Speightspeare much the best in $175,000 Bessarabain S. (G2)

Speightstown’s dynamic 3-year-old filly Lady Speightspeare rolled to a four-length win in Saturday’s $175,000 Bessarabian S. (G2) at Woodbine...

[read more]

Paynter’s Miss Leslie collects second stakes win of 2021 title=
Paynter

Paynter’s Miss Leslie collects second stakes win of 2021

Miss Leslie made a sustained run from three furlongs out all the way to the wire to win Saturday’s $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go S. at Laurel Park.

[read more]

Paynter’s masterpiece: Knicks Go wins the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) title=
Paynter

Paynter’s masterpiece: Knicks Go wins the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)

Knicks Go wrapped up his 2021 campaign in fantastic style in Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), going gate-to-wire for a 2 ¾-length victory...

[read more]

Life Is Good dominates $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) title=

Life Is Good dominates $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1)

CHC Inc. and WinStar Farm’s brilliant 4-year-old colt Life Is Good completely dominated Saturday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Del Mar...

[read more]

A G Indy threads the needle to win $200,000 Ken Maddy S. title=
Take Charge Indy

A G Indy threads the needle to win $200,000 Ken Maddy S.

Take Charge Indy now has 11 stakes horses in 2021 after A G Indy made her way between horses at the top of the Del Mar turf stretch...

[read more]

Independence Hall to stand at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career title=
Independence Hall

Independence Hall to stand at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career

Independence Hall, a resounding 7 ¼-length winner of the Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland on Oct. 30 and a romping 12 ¼-length winner of the 2019 Nashua Stakes (G3)...

[read more]