International Horse Racing

New York-Breds Spotlighted On Friday At Saratoga

Fourstar Crook wins the Dr. James Penny Memorial More than 100 New York-breds will take center stage at Saratoga Race Course on Friday for New York Showcase Day, featuring an all-state-bred card including six stakes worth $ 1.15 million. An accomplished field of stakes winners will comprise the $ 200,000 Fleet Indian for 3-year-old fillies on the main track to ...

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Cloud Computing Confirmed; All Three Triple Crown Race Winners To Enter Mid-Summer Derby

Javier Castellano guides Cloud Computing to cross the wire first in the Preakness Trainer Chad Brown confirmed Monday morning that Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence’s Grade 1 Preakness winner Cloud Computing will enter the Grade 1, $ 1.25 million Travers Stakes presented by NYRA Bets, on Saturday, August 26 at Saratoga. By Maclean’s Music, a son of multiple graded stakes ...

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Favored Channel Maker Edges Final Copy In Breeders’ Stakes

Jockey Rafael Hernandez (red silks maple leaf sleeves middle) guides Channel Maker to outduel Final Copy (rail) to capture the $ 400,000 dollar Breeders Stakes,the 3rd. leg of the Canadian triple crown.Channel Make is owned by Joey Gee Thoroughbreds and trained by Bill Mott. michael burns photo Odds-on favourite Channel Maker edged out Final Copy in a photo finish and ...

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Can’thelpbelieving Gives Motion Back-To-Back Sky Classic Wins

Jockey Joe Bravo guides Can’thelpbelieving to victory in the $ 175,000 dollar Sky Classic stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. michael burns photo Albert Frassetto’s Can’thelpbelieving passed the dueling race leaders down the homestretch to claim the victory in the $ 175,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Gr. 2) on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Trainer Graham Motion earned his second consecutive win in the 1-3/8 ...

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Dak Attack Dominated Ellis Park Juvenile

Touchdown, Dak Attack! Albaugh Family Stables’ 2-year-old colt Dak Attack poured it on down the stretch for a three-length victory over 81-1 shot Northern Trail, with Churchill Downs’ Grade 3 Bashford Manor winner Ten City another 1 3/4 lengths back in third in Sunday’s $ 75,000 Ellis Park Juvenile at Ellis Park. “He went down there and did what he was supposed ...

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Blackjackcat Holds Firm In Del Mar Mile

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Al and Saundra Kirkwood’s homebred Blackjackcat held firm in the lane to win Sunday’s Grade 2 Del Mar Mile, besting Vyjack by a head at the wire. The 4-year-old son of Tale of the Cat marked his first graded win and third victory in a row under the guidance of jockey Kent Desormeaux. Trained by Mark Glatt, he covered a mile ...

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Proctor’s Ledge Holds Off Uni In Paceless Lake Placid

Patricia Moseley’s homebred filly Proctor’s Ledge was able to sit behind a slow pace in Saturday’s G2 Lake Placid, then rally down the lane to take the lead in mid-stretch. The 3-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper had plenty left to hold off the favored Uni by three-quarters of a length on the wire, scoring her second consecutive graded victory at Saratoga. ...

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Elate Bounces Back For Strong Alabama Victory

Defeated by the length of Abel Tasman’s head and some tight race-riding in last month’s CCA Oaks, Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Elate proved herself in Saturday’s Grade 1 Alabama with a runaway victory over her peers. The 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was well-placed in mid-pack behind a sharp early pace, then rallied fiercely around the far turn to ...

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