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Irish War Cry Breezes Five Furlongs Toward Pennsylvania Derby

Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry recorded a five-furlong breeze at Fair Hill Training Center on Monday, beginning in company with Spring Quality and pulling away late in a time of 1:01.4. Herringswellstables.com reports that the 3-year-old son of Curlin is being pointed to the Pennsylvania Derby. The Graham Motion trainee was most recently fourth in the Haskell Invitational. The Sept. ...

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Ellis’ Juvenile Races ‘Definitely Tougher Than Five Years Ago’

Though much of the attention on Sunday’s $ 75,000 Ellis Park Juvenile and Ellis Park Debutante has centered on the Kenny McPeek-trained favorites Ten City and Sunny Skies, the capacity fields for both stakes are well-stocked with promising 2-year-olds. Ten City is the 8-5 favorite in the seven-furlong EP Juvenile off a 2-for-2 record spanning a seven-length romp April 19 at Keeneland, which was ...

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Arrogate Towers Over Five Rivals In G2 San Diego Handicap

A field of six was entered Wednesday, topped by mighty Arrogate, for Saturday’s $ 300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap. And if all six break from the gate, it will be twice the size of the field that included Arrogate in his only previous Del Mar start. On Thursday, August 4 of last year, in the second race of the day, ...

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Opening Weekend At Saratoga Features Five Graded Stakes Races

Stakes action at Saratoga Race Course will get off to a quick start with two graded stakes scheduled for Friday’s Opening Day: the Grade 3, $ 150,000 Lake George and the Grade 3, $ 150,000 Schuylerville. The Lake George, for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles on turf, is likely to feature a full field led by Dale Romans trainee Sweeping Paddy, a ...

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Songbird To Face Five In G1 Delaware Handicap

Two-time champion filly Songbird, locally-owned by Richard Porter’s Fox Hill Farm, headlines the 80th renewal of the $ 750,000 Grade I Delaware Handicap at Delaware Park this Saturday. After being defeated in 2001 and again in 2011, Porter will be seeking his first victory in the biggest race of the year in the state he calls home. The mile-and-a-quarter filly ...

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Californian Winner Collected Tops Field Of Five For Precisionist Stakes

Bob Baffert’s rapidly improving Collected seeks his third consecutive win on Saturday as he takes on solid group of five older horses, including Accelerate, Cat Burglar and Donworth in Santa Anita’s Grade III, Precisionist Stakes, to be contested at a mile and one sixteenth.Named for Fred Hooper’s brilliant homebred son of Crozier, Precisionist was a striking chestnut who was equally ...

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Whitmore Runs Win Streak to Five In Maryland Sprint

Under persistent right-handed urging from jockey Ricardo Santana Jr., Whitmore rallied in deep stretch to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Maryland Sprint on the Preakness day undercard at Pimlico, edging A.P. Indian by a half-length, with Awesome Banner a head back in third and Holy Boss fourth. Sent off as the 6-5 favorite, the 4-year-old gelding by Pleasantly Perfect scored his ...

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Arrogate Draws Post Nine, Gun Runner Post Five For Dubai World Cup

Post positions for the 2017 Dubai World Cup (photo courtesy Ron Winchell’s Twitter feed) Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate will break from the number nine post in Saturday’s Group 1 Dubai World Cup at Meydan Race Course. A full field of 14 was entered for the $ 10 million race, with the U.S. well-represented with five runners. In addition to Arrogate, other ...

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