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Gun Runner Towers Above Rivals In G1 Woodward Stakes

Gun Runner (Candy Ride) and jockey Florent Geroux win the Whitney (Gr I) at Saratoga The Grade 1, $ 750,000 Woodward will mark a year and six days since Gun Runner ran third behind Arrogate’s devastating 13 1/2-length winning performance in the 2016 Travers. Since then, the 4-year-old son of Candy Ride has been no worse than second through a ...

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Enstone Runs Down Her Rivals In Ontario Colleen

Enstone (5) winning the $ 125,000 Ontario Colleen Stakes (Gr. 3) on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Woodbine Racetrack. Enstone chased down her three-year-old filly foes to earn her first graded stakes victory in $ 125,000 Ontario Colleen Stakes (Gr. 3) with Patrick Husbands aboard on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. R Naja (Jesse Campbell) led the way through quarter panels ...

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Hunt Splits Rivals For Eddie Read Score

Jockey Flavien Prat has a moment with Hunt after their victory in the Grade II, $ 250,000 Eddie Read Stakes, Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA. Michael House’s Hunt bid between rivals to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar, reaching the wire a length in front of the favored Ashleyluvssugar. ...

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Undefeated Sircat Sally Takes On Seven Rivals In G2 San Clemente

Joe L. Turner’s Sircat Sally, undefeated in seven races, will place her perfect record on the line Sunday when she heads a field eight three-year-fillies in the Grade II $ 200,000 San Clemente Handicap at Del Mar. Sircat Sally, a daughter of Surf Cat bred in California by her owner, broke her maiden in her career debut last fall at ...

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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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Former KY Derby Rivals Girvin, Irap Set To Clash Once Again At Thistledown In Ohio Derby

Rosie Napravnik, seen exercising 2017 Derby contender Girvin. The complexion of Saturday’s $ 500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) at JACK Thistledown Racino changed with entries Wednesday, when trainer Mike Maker entered JACK Cincinnati Casino Spiral Stakes (G3) winner Fast and Accurate, the contender most likely to want the early lead. Nine were entered, representing seven wagering interests. A son of the ...

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Tower Of Texas Holds Off Rivals For Connaught Cup Victory

Tower of Texas had double the work to do – first, collaring the leader and then holding off a hard-charging rival – to come out on top in Saturday’s $ 196,750 Grade 2 Connaught Cup, at Woodbine, Trained by Roger Attfield and piloted by leading rider Eurico Rosa da Silva, fan favourite Tower of Texas came into the seven-furlong sprint ...

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Ashleyluvssugar Splits Rivals For Second Charles Whittingham Victory

Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stable and Ciaglia Racing Stable’s Ashleyluvssugar scored his second victory in the Grade 2 Charles Whittingham Stakes on Sunday, bulling his way between rivals in the final eighth of a mile to win by a long neck on the wire. The 6-year-old son of Game Plan, who first won the Whittingham in 2015, stopped the clock ...

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