Tag Archives: Nails

Melmich Nails Photo In Seagram Cup

Melmich (outside) winning the $ 125,000 Seagram Cup (Gr. 3) over Are You Kidding Me on Sunday, Aug. 13 at Woodbine Racetrack. It took a photo finish to decide the winner, but Melmich and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva defeated two-time Sovereign Award winner Are You Kidding Me by a nose in the $ 125,000 Seagram Cup (Gr. 3) for ...

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Hard Aces Nails Blanket Finish In Tokyo City Cup

Hronis Racing’s Hard Aces hadn’t won a race since July of 2016, but the 7-year-old by Hard Spun was bound and determined to change that on Sunday. Under a well-timed ride by Santiago Gonzalez, Hard Aces just got his head in front at the wire to nail a blanket finish in the G3 Tokyo City Cup. The John Sadler trainee ...

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Satono Crown Nails Highland Reel On The Wire In Hong Kong Vase

Satono Crown defeats Highland Reel in the Hong Kong Vase. In a finish that came down to the very last jump of the 2400 meter (about 1 1/2 mile) race, Japan’s Satono Crown denied the heavily-favored Highland Reel a second win in the G1 Longines Hong Kong Vase. Breeders’ Cup Turf hero Highland Reel and jockey Ryan Moore took the ...

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Evidently Nails Photo Finish In Long Island Handicap

Under a well-timed ride by New York newcomer Antonio Gallardo, Evidently moved up the rail to nail a photo finish in Sunday’s G3 Long Island Handicap at Aqueduct, winning by a head over Earring. The 5-year-old daughter of Smart Strike covered 12 furlongs over the firm turf in 2:34.50 to give owner/trainer Roy Lerman his first graded stakes winner. “She ...

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Calgary Cat Nails Photo Finish In Nearctic Stakes

Calgary Cat scores in the Grade 3 Bold Venture Stakes. Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Calgary Cat was the surprise victor of Sunday’s Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes, closing down the center of Woodbine’s turf course to nail a photo finish on the wire. The 6-year-old son of Cowtown Cat, ridden by Luis Contreras for Kevin Attard, covered six furlongs over ...

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Dacita Nails Blanket Finish With Last-To-First Burst In Diana

Sheep Pond Partners and Bradley Thoroughbreds’ Dacita made a striking last-to-first burst down the Saratoga stretch to nail three other fillies and mares on the wire in the Grade 1 Diana Stakes on Saturday. The 5-year-old daughter of the late Scat Daddy captured her first top-level race in the United States, covering nine furlongs in 1:46.25 over a turf course ...

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Greengrassofyoming Nails Blanket Finish In Stars And Stripes Stakes

Michael Hui’s Greengrassofyoming was the nose winner of a four-way blanket finish in the Grade 3 Stars and Stripes Stakes Saturday at Arlington Park. The 6-year-old son of Quest covered 12 furlongs in 2:27.74 over the firm turf for trainer Mike Maker and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan, with fan-favorite The Pizza Man finishing fourth by less than a head overall. “I’ve ...

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