12/16/2018
Tunwoo, a son of worldwide leading sire Medaglia d'Oro and trained by Bob Baffert, will stand his first season at stud in 2019 at Bridlewood Farm...
11/5/2018
Bridlewood Farm added to stellar broodmares to their band at the Keeneland November Sale when they purchased the dams of Grade 1 winners Monomoy Girl and Catholic Boy...
9/12/2018
Bridlewood Farm's 3-year-old filly Osare went gate-to-wire to win the $300,000 Dueling Grounds Oaks at Kentucky Downs on Sept. 12 in the filly's stakes debut...
1/27/2018
Bridlewood Farm stallion Chitu was the leading Florida first-crop yearling sire at the recent OBS 2018 Winter Mixed Sale, held on Jan. 24-25.
1/25/2018
Baoma Corporation’s Valiant Minister, a record-priced 2-year-old at OBS, has been retired and will take up stud duty at Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, FL. His 2018 fee will be $2,500 S&N...
Saturday, December 12, 2015

Bennie the Bull 2yo dominates in Jim Edgar Futurity

Richie the Bull exploded in the Hawthorne stretch to take the $50,000 Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity S. by 9 ¼-lengths for the first stakes win for the 2-year-old son of Benny the Bull.

Richie the Bull sprang right to the front at the break of Saturday’s 1 1/16 mile contest, but soon relinquished the lead to Navy Seabee. Jockey E. T. Baird shifted Richie the Bull to the outside on the backstretch, and took over the top spot after about four furlongs. 

Cashel Rock was the closest pursuer at that point, and was within a half-length at the top of the long Hawthorne stretch, but Richie the Bull asserted himself to win all by himself (VIDEO). 

Richie the Bull, owned by his breeder Richard Ravin and Larry Rivelli, the latter also the colt’s trainer, is now three for four lifetime, with earnings of $95,665. The winner is out of the stakes-placed mare Richiesgirlgotgame, whose first foal won the 2014 running of the Jim Edgar.

Benny the Bull, who will stand the 2016 season at Bridlewood for $2,500 live foal, is ranked third on Florida’s Third-Crop Sire list with over $1 million in progeny earnings this year.