First Dude

First Dude Filly and Gelding Post ‘E’ Bests in Canada

    A pair of First Dudes racing in different parts of Canada have combined to post an eye-opening record of 5-2-0 in seven starts this year.    WOODBINE – Too Much Vino left Gulfstream Park after recording four straight seconds, then a maiden-breaking victory, and has continued her good form across the border with

Petulant Delight Wins at Parx for 12th Lifetime Victory

    Petulant Delight moved up three spots on First Dude’s $200,000 list after a one-length victory at Parx Racing in his 49th career start. The 8-year-old gelding bred by Ocala Stud, a $37,000 OBS April 2-year-old, added $10,800 to his bank account, which now stands at $231,499, and slipped into 18th place on his

Long Legged Boy Jogs at Parx; First Dude on Pace to Eclipse Last Year

    When First Dude finished fourth on Florida’s leading sire list last year, he did it with 54 winners and progeny earnings of $2,356,491. The son of Stephen Got Even is on pace to easily surpass both those numbers this year.      Long Legged Boy won the sixth race at Parx yesterday and

Too Much Vino Was Too Much Filly in Woodbine Sprint

Leaving the gate in the ninth race at Woodbine yesterday, Too Much Vino looked like she had had too much to drink and was off eighth and last heading down the backstretch. But rider Emma-Jayne Wilson never panicked, and on the turn of the race at five furlongs over the all-weather track, she rolled the

Stakes-Placed Ray Arewethereyet Is Back in Business

    In her first five career starts at Gulfstream Park, Tampa Bay Downs and Monmouth Park, Ray Arewethereyet ran up a creditable record of 3-1-1, which included a third in the $100,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies Stakes at Tampa. That was followed by a five-race streak in which her best finish was a

With an Apprentice Rider, Lady Milagro Vaults First Dude Over $1 Million

    First Dude pole-vaulted over the $1 million mark in 2023 progeny earnings yesterday, compliments of Kentucky-bred Lady Milagro, who picked up a check for $45,100 after going wire-to-wire in an $82,000 allowance race at Aqueduct. That lifted First Dude’s total to $1,034,261.     Lady Milagro had the services of 7-pound apprentice rider

Berks, First Dude nearing Milestones

    Berks has made it two victories in his last three races at Laurel Race Course, and as a result two important milestones are closer to being achieved. With the $28,800 the 4-year-old gelding collected for owner/breeder Jagger Inc. in the $48,600 allowance race, he boosted his earnings to $190,230 and is on the