Tag Archives: Racing

Champion Songbird Retired From Racing

Songbird (Medaglia d’Oro) and jockey Mike Smith win the Ogden Phipps (Gr I) at Belmont Park 6/10/17. Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer. Owner: Fox Hill Farm Two-time Eclipse champion Songbird has been retired from racing, it was announced Thursday morning. After the filly’s second-place finish in the G1 Personal Ensign, owner Rick Porter had her sent to Kentucky to be examined by ...

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Suffolk Downs Set To Host Third Weekend Of Live Racing Sept. 2-3

Suffolk Downs will host the third live racing and food truck festival weekend of the summer this Saturday and Sunday, September 2-3. The $ 75,000 Steve Pini Memorial Stakes will highlight the eleven-race card on Saturday. Also on Saturday, local racing fans will have the opportunity to purchase a commemorative racing program and receive a limited edition Suffolk Downs baseball ...

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National Museum Of Racing Hall Of Fame Stakes A Wide-Open Affair

Yoshida wins the James W. Murphy Stakes under Joel Rosario After a new set of Racing Hall of Fame inductees are installed on Friday morning, a few connections look to add to their resumes in The Grade 2, $ 200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame at 1 1/16 miles on the Mellon turf. The race is a wide-open ...

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Two-Time G1-Winning Sprinter A. P. Indian Retired From Racing

A. P. Indian (Indian Charlie) and jockey Joe Bravo win the Forego (Gr I) at Saratoga Racecourse 8/27/16. Trainer: Arnaud Delacour. Owner: Green Lantern Stables Talented sprinter A. P. Indian, winner of both the G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt and G1 Forego in 2016, has been retired from racing, according to the Blood-Horse. The 7-year-old gelding by Indian Charlie was forced to ...

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‘Zenyatta, Queen Of Racing’ To Premiere At Del Mar July 29

A movie that tells the story of one of the greatest racemares of all time – Zenyatta – will be premiered at Del Mar this Saturday shortly after the running of the track’s 10-race card. It will be shown free of charge in the paddock on the large video board there. “ZENYATTA, ‘Queen of Racing’” is a documentary that runs ...

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Winx Pleases Connections In Barrier Trial As She Gears Up For Return To Racing

Winx guns for her 16th straight win in the George Ryder Stakes (Steve Hart photo) Australian champion Winx completed the second of three planned barrier trials Monday morning, finishing third in a trial at Randwick Race Course. According to Wide World of Sports, both trainer Chris Waller and jockey Hugh Bowman were “upbeat” with the way their talented mare finished. “It’s probably as ...

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