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Imperative Just Up Over Matt King Coal In Exciting Charles Town Classic

Ron Paolucci, Glenn Ellis and Imaginary Stable’s Imperative has struck again for California-based trainer Bob Hess, Jr. In January, the 7-year-old son of Bernardini surprised in the $ 400,000 Poseidon Stakes on the Pegasus World Cup undercard at 7-1. This Saturday, at odds of 5-1, Imperative and Javier Castellano came flying down the center of the sloppy Charles Town stretch ...

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Exciting Sutton Place storms to Boyne Hurdle glory | Horse Racing |

Sutton Place has too much class for his rivals at Navan on Sunday  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By Tony McFadden 3:16PM 19 FEB 2017  Report: Navan, Sunday Ladbrokes Ireland Boyne Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m5f, 5yo+ ODDS-ON favourite Sutton Place gave his backers a few anxious moments but ultimately ran out an authoritative winner of this Grade 2 prize, beating his Gordon Elliott-trained ...

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‘Exciting’ McCraken Gearing Up For Sophomore Debut

Janice Whitham’s homebred Grade 2 winner McCraken, undefeated in three career starts, continues to train forwardly at Palm Meadows Training Center for his 3-year-old debut, trainer Ian Wilkes said. A bay son of 2004 Horse of the Year and 2012 Hall of Famer Ghostzapper, McCraken shows four half-mile works since mid-December at Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility in Palm Beach ...

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Gormley Very Game In Exciting Edition Of Sham Stakes

A pair of California-based speedsters hooked up in the far turn and dueled the length of the stretch in an exciting edition of the Grade 3 Sham Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita. The more experienced of the two 3-year-old colts came out on top in the win photo, as Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Moss’ Gormley just nosed out American ...

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Exciting prospect Yorkhill declared to make chasing debut

Yorkhill: a three-time Grade 1 winner over hurdles last season   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Tony McFadden 10:50AM 16 DEC 2016  YORKHILL, a three-time Grade 1 winner over hurdles last season, has been declared to make his chasing debut at Fairyhouse on Saturday. The six-year-old will start off over fences against eight rivals in a 2m beginners chase that ...

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Exciting prospect Yorkhill declared to make chasing debut

Yorkhill: a three-time Grade 1 winner over hurdles last season   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Tony McFadden 10:50AM 16 DEC 2016  YORKHILL, a three-time Grade 1 winner over hurdles last season, has been declared to make his chasing debut at Fairyhouse on Saturday. The six-year-old will start off over fences against eight rivals in a two-mile beginners chase that ...

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Connect Just Noses Out Divining Rod In Exciting Cigar Mile

Paul Pompa’s 3-year-old Pennsylvania Derby winner Connect ran a huge race to get his first Grade 1 win in Saturday’s Cigar Mile at Aqueduct, dueling through the length of the stretch with the year-older Divining Rod and getting the nod by a narrow nose on the wire. Ridden by Javier Castellano, the son of Curlin completed the one-turn mile over ...

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Open meeting: Six exciting potential Cheltenham runners

Thistlecrack: without question the star turn over Cheltenham’s three days   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 3:21PM 7 NOV 2016  THE Flat season is well and truly finished and the Open meeting is just around the corner. We pick out six superstars that could be in action at Cheltenham this weekend as the jumps season starts in earnest. ...

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Exciting Old Guard set to be unleashed over fences

Old Guard: achieved a high level of form over hurdles   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 11:37AM 7 OCT 2016  EXCITEMENT brews when a horse trained by Paul Nicholls with half-decent form over hurdles makes its novice chasing debut, such is the champion trainer’s reputation over fences. When that horse is Old Guard – who was more than ...

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