Archive for February 2024

Bentornato runs a strong 3rd in the $1.5 million Saudi Derby (G3)

Leon King Stable’s Florida-bred Bentornato , who won the first four starts of his career including clear victories last year in the first two Florida Sires Stakes series races, stalked the pace early and seized the lead from Set Up in the turn. He would briefly open a clear advantage under Luis Saez. But coming out of that New […]

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Two-Time Florida Sire Stakes Winner Bentornato to Saudi Derby

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Leon King Stable Corp’s Florida-bred Bentornato, a winner of three stakes races and four of five starts, will make his next start Feb. 24 in the $1.5 million Saudi Derby at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh, according to trainer Jose D’Angelo. D’Angelo will scratch Bentornato from Saturday’s $125,000 Swale at seven […]

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