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Magical, Magic Wand Lead Ballydoyle Brigade For Dubai World Cup Card

Allow was doggedly determined to cross the wire ahead of Magical in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Final year’s Dubai Planet Cup evening saw a procession from the hugely talented Mendelssohn in the UAE Derby sponsored by The Saeed Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) before targeting huge races in America by way of his three-year-old campaign. Such was just an additional ...

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West Coast Ships East To Lead Travers Field Wire-To-Wire

Gary and Mary West’s 3-year-old colt West Coast took the lead out of the gate in Saturday’s Grade 1 Travers Stakes, fending off a pair of challengers in the lane and drawing away late to win by 3 1/4 lengths. The son of Flatter, trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by Mike Smith, covered 1 1/4 miles over Saratoga’s fast ...

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Roly Poly On The Lead For Falmouth Stakes Domination

Roly Poly dominated from the front in the Group 1 Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket. Aidan O’Brien’s filly won the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes on the corresponding card 12 months ago, and the filly, a Kentucky-bred daughter of War Front out of the four-time Group 1 winning Galileo mare Misty For Me, filled the runner-up spot behind esteemed stable companion ...

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West Coast, Klimt Lead Nominees For Los Alamitos Derby

Hall of Fame trainers Bob Baffert and Jerry Hollendorfer have five of the 16 nominees to the $ 200,000 Los Alamitos Derby. A Grade III for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles, the Derby, which was formerly known as the Swaps Stakes when offered at Hollywood Park (1974-2013), will be run Saturday, July 15. Baffert, who won the Los Alamitos Derby with ...

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7-Year-Old Exacta: Kasaqui, Chocolate Ride Lead The Way In Wise Dan

A pair of 7-year-olds finished on top in Saturday evening’s G2 Wise Dan Stakes at Churchill Downs, with the Argentine-bred Kasaqui out-finishing frontrunning Chocolate Ride by about three lengths at the wire. Owned by Diane Perkins’ Wimborne Farm, the intact son of Lasting Approval was ridden from off the pace by James Graham to be four-wide on the far turn, ...

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Portmagee, Fair Point Lead Field Of 11 In Thursday’s Intercontinental

The fourth running of the Grade 3, $ 250,000 Intercontinental, for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up at seven furlongs on the Widener Turf, features a field of 11 talented runners to round out the graded stakes action on opening day of the third annual Belmont Stakes Day Racing Festival, presented by NYRA Bets, alongside the Grade 3, $ 200,000 ...

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Oscar Performance, Big Score Lead Nominations For $500,000 Penn Mile

Oscar Performance provided trainer Brian Lynch and jockey Jose Ortiz with their first Breeders’ Cup wins June 3rd is set to boast a blockbuster card at Penn National with 7 stakes races anchored by the $ 500,000 Penn Mile, which will be contested as a Grade 2 for the first time.  Among the 42 nominations for the Penn Mile are ...

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Longer Vacation Should Lead To Top-Notch Season For The Pizza Man

The Pizza Man takes the Northern Dancer Turf under Flavien Prat in September, 2017 Richard and Karen Papiese’s 8-year-old Illinois-bred gelding The Pizza Man is on track to return to the spotlight in 2017, according to bloodhorse.com. Unraced since Nov. 24, The Pizza Man turned in his first major workout of the year at Churchill Downs’ Trackside training center on ...

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Longer Vacation Should Lead To Top-Notch Season For The Pizza Man

The Pizza Man takes the Northern Dancer Turf under Flavien Prat in September, 2017 Richard and Karen Papiese’s 8-year-old Illinois-bred gelding The Pizza Man is on track to return to the spotlight in 2017, according to bloodhorse.com. Unraced since Nov. 24, The Pizza Man turned in his first major workout of the year at Churchill Downs’ Trackside training center on ...

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