• September 25, 2020

Tags : Sunland Derby

Video: Sunland Park This Week with Tom Dawson – Week

Host Tom Dawson updates on horses pointing towards the Sunland Derby and Sunland Park Oaks on March 22nd. This week at Santa Anita, the wealth of three-year old talent in Bob Baffert’s barn was on display as Authentic dominated the San Felipe at two and a half lengths. Authentic is three for three and is expected […]Read More

Video: Sunland Park This Week with Tom Dawson – Week

Tom Dawson talks about all the action at the track, starting with February 23, where Sunland Park Racetrack hosted its final major prep day for the Sunland Derby and the Sunland Park Oaks. The $100,000 Mine That Bird Derby had a small but competitive field with Sir Rick taking the victory and setting up a likely shot at […]Read More

Video: Sunland Park This Week with Tom Dawson

Sunland Park’s Tom Dawson brings you a recap of Sunland Park’s first big prep weekend for the Sunland Derby & Sunland Park Oaks. In the $100,000 Riley Allison Derby, Steve Asmussen trained Rowdy Yates (three previous stakes wins) topped the field. In the $65,000 Bordeplex, Dynasty of her Own beat favorite Luck Be Mine. Oaklawn opened […]Read More

Video: Sunland Park This Week – The Road to Kentucky

In this edition of Sunland Park This Week, Tom Dawson highlights the $750,000 Apple Blossom Handicap at Oaklawn which featured Sunland Park’s Harry Henson Handicap winner Escape Clause in a epic battle with Midnight Bisou. Tom also updates us on Sunland Derby winner Cutting Humor and his preparations for the Kentucky Derby. Sunland Park will […]Read More

Video: Sunland Park This Week – On to Kentucky

In this edition of Sunland Park This Week, Tom Dawson discusses the results from the most recent Kentucky Derby prep weekend. Tom also highlights two horses who ran in the Sunland Derby (Cutting Humor and Anothertwistafate) as possible contenders in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4th. For more information visit Sunland Park Racetrack and […]Read More

Video+Gallery+Story: ‘Cutting Humor’ Takes Sunland Derby

It may have been a pleasant Spring Sunday day, but the racing was red-hot at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, as Cutting Humor held off Anothertwistafate to win Sunday’s 16th annual Sunland Derby. Cutting Humor and jockey John Velazquez went neck-and-neck down the front stretch against Anothertwistafate en route to a track record of 1:46.94. […]Read More

Video+Story: Preview of the 2019 Sunland Derby

With the 16th running of the Sunland Derby set for Sunday, March 24 at the Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino in Sunland Park, New Mexico, the excitement is growing for what many call the ‘Gateway to the Kentucky Derby.’ For Michael Peterson’s talented 3-year-old Mucho Gusto, a spot in the starting gate for the Kentucky Derby […]Read More

Post Position Drawing for 16th Sunland Derby is This Weekend

Starting gate post positions for the upcoming Sunland Derby will be drawn this weekend, Sunday, March 17 at noon, at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. “Around here we like to say that the road to Kentucky runs through Sunland Park,” said Dustin Dix, director of racing for Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. He added, “and […]Read More