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Ben’s Cat Falls Just Short Of Made Bail In Seasonal Debut

Made Bail holds off all challengers, including Ben’s Cat (#1) to win at Laurel Park Susan Cooney-owned and -trained gelding Made Bail took the lead after a half-mile and held off late bids from four horses in the stretch, including 26-time stakes winner Ben’s Cat in his 11-year-old debut, to capture Sunday’s featured seventh race allowance at Laurel Park. Ben’s ...

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Ben’s Cat Falls Just Short Of Made Bail In Seasonal Debut

Made Bail holds off all challengers, including Ben’s Cat (#1) to win at Laurel Park Susan Cooney-owned and -trained gelding Made Bail took the lead after a half-mile and held off late bids from four horses in the stretch, including 26-time stakes winner Ben’s Cat in his 11-year-old debut, to capture Sunday’s featured seventh race allowance at Laurel Park. Ben’s ...

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South Africa: Legal Eagle a short price for Sun Met after romp

Legal Eagle: “he is five for five over a mile”   PICTURE: Goldcircle.co.za    By Michael Clower 6:14PM 7 JAN 2017  Report: South Africa, Saturday Kenilworth: L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate (Grade 1) 1m, turf, 3yo+ LEGAL EAGLE (Sean Tarry/Anton Marcus) had few problems repeating last year’s win in South Africa’s premier mile race and he is now a short-priced favourite for the Sun ...

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East Vs. West? Santa Anita Appears To Be Short Kentucky Derby Contenders

Cheyenne Stables’ Mastery and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade I $ 300,000 Los Alamitos Cashcall Futurity Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Los Alamitos Race Course, Cypress, CA©Benoit Photo Horses from Southern California have dominated the Kentucky Derby in four of the last five years, from I’ll Have Another, to California Chrome, American Pharoah and Nyquist. But this year, writes ...

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Exaggerator Arrives At WinStar For A Short Break; Future Plans Undecided

Preakness winner Exaggerator has been sent to WinStar Farm for a freshening, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. Trainer Keith Desormeaux told the DRF in an interview Friday that he wasn’t sure if the 3-year-old son of Curlin would make the Breeders’ Cup Classic, saying “…it may be a little close to the race to think he’d return from a freshening and ...

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Dods: Mecca's Angel should not be so short for Abbaye

Mecca’s Angel: travels to France by train on Saturday morning   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Graham Dench 7:00PM 27 SEP 2016  MICHAEL DODS questions whether dual Coolmore Nunthorpe winner Mecca’s Angel should be such a hot favourite for Sunday’s Prix de l’Abbaye but does not expect the ground to prove a problem. Mecca’s Angel, who beat Limato impressively by two ...

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Dods: Angel should not be so short for Abbaye

Mecca’s Angel: travels to France by train on Saturday morning   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Graham Dench 7:00PM 27 SEP 2016  MICHAEL DODS questions whether dual Coolmore Nunthorpe winner Mecca’s Angel should be such a hot favourite for Sunday’s Prix de l’Abbaye but does not expect the ground to prove a problem. Mecca’s Angel, who beat Limato impressively by two ...

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‘And There We Go With The Antics’: Easy Winner Stops Short At Gulfstream Park

Fallen Leaf attempts to jump the inside rail during Gulfstream Park’s 11th race Saturday. (Lauren King/Coglianese Photo) When a Thoroughbred is learning how to be a racehorse, some are a little quicker to pick up on the idea than others. In Gulfstream Park’s 11th race this past Saturday, a 2-year-old filly named Fallen Leaf proved that while she has some ...

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Towcester short of bread but Toasteroid is crackers

Towcester: provides better entertainment than Toasteroid   PICTURE: David Dew    By Robin Gibson 1:30PM 16 AUG 2016  A WHILE ago I suggested the Carrot app. It would get users to do things by employing a scaled reward/risk incentivisation matrix (a sort of carrot and stick kind of thing). Obviously this was ridiculous. I’ve just discovered this exact app, actually called Carrot, ...

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Moore eased for jockeys' title after taking short break

Ryan Moore: may return to ride Caravaggio on Sunday   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Richard Birch 7:10AM 3 AUG 2016  RYAN MOORE has been eased to 5-1 (from 100-30) for the Stobart jockeys’ title by William Hill, with the three-time champion having decided to take a short break from riding. Moore, who with 57 winners on the board is ...

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