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Whitney ‘Logical Next Target’ For Suburban Hero Keen Ice

Keen Ice (Curlin) and Jose Ortiz win the Suburban (Gr II) at Belmont Park 7/8/17. Trainer: Todd Pletcher. Owner: Donegal Racing & Calumet Farm Trainer Todd Pletcher reported Sunday morning that Keen Ice came out of his first win in nearly two years fine, following his victory in the Grade 2, $ 750,000 Suburban at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old son of Curlin earned a ...

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Keen Gizmo Scores In Holiday Monday’s Steady Growth Stakes At Woodbine

Keen Gizmo, bred and owned by Ivan Dalos (Tall Oaks Farms), made his third Steady Growth Stakes appearance his most memorable one, winning impressively in Holiday Monday’s $ 125,000 feature, at Woodbine. The six-year-old multiple stakes placed gelding, bred in Ontario, finished second in the 1 1/16-mile main track stake in 2015 and seventh last year. On Monday, he broke ...

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Arrogate, Hoppertunity ‘Doing Perfectly’; Keen Ice, Neolithic ‘Like The Surface’ In Dubai

Exercise rider Nick Bush smiles at the camera after galloping Dubai World Cup contender Neolithic at Meydan A day after he breezed about 800m (four furlongs) at Meydan, Arrogate spent a peaceful morning on Tuesday in the quarantine barn area. “They just walked and it was nice and cool for them, which was great,” said trainer Bob Baffert, referring to ...

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King keen to see if Yanworth has the speed for Champion

Yanworth: drops in trip for Christmas Hurdle   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By James Burn 7:37AM 26 DEC 2016  UNOWHATIMEANHARRY’S rise to prominence in the staying hurdle division has meant a shift of targets for Yanworth, who is the shortest-priced of today’s runners for the Stan James Champion Hurdle in March.  The JP McManus-owned six-year-old had started the season with ...

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Moore keen to supplement Ar Mad for King George

Ar Mad: may be aimed at the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Lee Mottershead 11:38AM 4 DEC 2016  THE 32Red King George VI Chase could be boosted by the addition of a new star name after Gary Moore revealed he is now keen to supplement Ar Mad if it seems likely Thistlecrack will miss the ...

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Keen Ice, Third In Allowance After Layoff, Targets Clark Handicap

Keen Ice (outside) breezing in the fog on Aug. 27 at Saratoga Keen Ice, the only horse to defeat Triple Crown-winning champion American Pharoah during his record-setting season, returned from a layoff on Friday to finish third in an allowance race at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old son of Curlin showed late interest, rallying down the stretch in the one-turn mile ...

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Special report: Bookmakers keen to show a caring face

Bookmakers: Sector is under pressure to show social responsibility   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Bill Barber 3:14PM 5 OCT 2016  Bill Barber examines how under-fire bookmakers are tackling problem gambling. GAMBLING COMMISSION chief executive Sarah Harrison’s warning was stark. Last December, she told operators at a Responsible Gambling Trust conference: “Let’s be clear, the industry really has to be ...

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Keen Ice Entered In Belmont Allowance Race Friday

Keen Ice enjoying his post-work bath in the early morning sun at Saratoga on Aug. 27 The only horse to defeat American Pharoah during his record-setting 2015 season, Keen Ice hasn’t raced since finishing eighth behind California Chrome in the Dubai World Cup in March. Following that effort, the Donegal Racing-owned colt was transferred to trainer Todd Pletcher’s care, but ...

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