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Half-Brother To Irish War Cry, Irish Strait Favored In Wednesday’s $400,000 Tourist Mile

Trainer Graham Motion was a bit surprised hear Irish Strait is the 2-1 morning-line favorite in Wednesday’s $ 400,000 Tourist Mile at Kentucky Downs. But the 5-year-old gelding is arguably the most consistent horse in the field of eight, especially on the turf. The son of turf champion English Channel won Monmouth Park’s Grade 3 Red Bank two races ago ...

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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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Stradivarius Upsets Favored Big Orange In Goodwood Cup

Stradivarius (yellow cap) reels in favored Big Orange (white cap) to win the G1 Goodwood Cup Stradivarius looks another strong St Leger contender for John Gosden after downing Big Orange in the Qatar Goodwood Cup. The Ascot Gold Cup winner adopted his usual front-running tactics under Frankie Dettori and appeared to have all of his rivals in trouble as he ...

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Heavily Favored Finley’sluckycharm Scores Easily In Chicago Handicap

Finley’sluckycharm reaffirmed her status as the top female sprinter in Kentucky with a comfortable 2 ¼-length front-running win over Ivy Bell in Saturday’s 28th running of the $ 100,000 Chicago Handicap (Grade III) at Churchill Downs. Breaking from post position No. 6 in the field of 10 fillies and mares, Finley’sluckycharm sprinted seven furlongs over a fast track in 1:22.17. ...

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Favored Souper Tapit Scores In Woodbine’s Marine Stakes

Live Oak Plantation’s Souper Tapit seized control as the field headed for home and widened his advantage down the lane to take Sunday’s Grade 3, $ 134,250 Marine Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, Souper Tapit was the 9-5 favourite in the 1 1/16-mile race for three-year-olds over Tapeta. A son of Tapit, Souper Tapit was making his Woodbine ...

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Heavily Favored Timeline Splashes Home First In Peter Pan

Woodford Racing’s Timeline was heavily favored to win Saturday’s 63rd running of the G3 Peter Pan Stakes, and the 3-year-old son of Hard Spun proved that the bettors faith in him was not unfounded when he splashed home a 3 1/2-length winner under Javier Castellano. Now a winner in all three of his career starts, the Chad Brown trainee completed ...

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Favored Lord Simba Presses The Pace To Los Angeles Victory

Lord Simba and jockey Martin Garcia win the Grade III, $ 100,000 Los Angeles Stakes, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Santa Anita Park Heavily favored Lord Simba pressed the early pace and went on to a dominating 2 ¼ length win under Martin Garcia in Saturday’s Grade III, $ 100,000 Los Angeles Stakes at Santa Anita, as he covered six ...

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Elate Favored For Oaks Points In Saturday’s Honeybee

Elate gallops at Oaklawn on Mar. 10 Lightly raced Elate is the 5-2 program favorite for the $ 200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Honeybee, the eighth of nine races, is 4:38 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 1:05 p.m. The Honeybee offers 85 points to the top four finishers ...

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