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Baffert, Smith Unstoppable As Mor Spirit Dominates Met Mile

Mor Spirit (Eskendereya) and jockey Mike Smith win the Metropolitan Mile (Gr I) at Belmont Park 6/10/17. Trainer: Bob Baffert. Owner: Michael Lund Petersen A history-making day for trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith continues on Saturday’s blockbuster card at Belmont Park, as the two Hall of Famers teamed up on Michael Lund Peterson’s Mor Spirit to bring home ...

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Mor Spirit The One To Catch In G1 Met Mile

Led by Michael Lund Petersen’s Grade 1 winner Mor Spirit, nine graded-stakes winners are among a dozen older horses set to contest a competitive edition of the Grade 1, $ 1.2 million Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap Saturday at Belmont Park. The 124th running of the Met Mile for 3-year-olds and up is one of nine graded stakes and the second-richest ...

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Mor Spirit Goes Wire-To-Wire To Take G3 Sexton Mile

by Paulick Report Staff | 05.08.2017 | 8:52am Mor Spirit and Mike Smith went wire-to-wire in winning the G3 Sexton Mile Mor Spirit took the lead at the start and never looked back as he cruised to a 5 3/4-length victory in the G3 Steve Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park May 7. The Steve Sexton Mile was formerly named ...

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‘Big Money Mike’ Cashes With Mor Spirit In Essex Handicap

Michael Lund Peterson’s Mor Spirit was the more than two-length victor of Saturday’s $ 250,000 Essex Handicap at Oaklawn Park, piloted to the winner’s circle by none other than Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith. Trained by fellow Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, the heavily favored 4-year-old son of Eskendereya covered 1 1/16 miles on the fast main track in ...

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Awesome Altior shows his class in Game Spirit Chase

 By Andrew Dietz 3:05PM 11 FEB 2017  Report: Newbury, Saturday Betfair Exchange Chase (Grade 2) (Registered As The Game Spirit Chase) 2m92y, 5yo+ ALTIOR will head to the Racing Post Arkle with an unblemished record over fences after passing his toughest test with flying colours. More to follow . . .   Horse Racing News | Racing Post

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Stablemates Hoppertunity, Mor Spirit Clash In G2 San Antonio | Horse Racing |

Hoppertunity (Any Given Saturday) and jockey John Velazquez win the Jockey Club Gold Cup (Gr I) at Belmont Park. Still going strong at age six, Bob Baffert’s Hoppertunity will defend his title against seven older horses at 1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade II, $ 300,000 San Antonio Stakes at Santa Anita. Although he figures to be favored, Hoppertunity faces ...

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Moore set to wait for Game Spirit for Sire De Grugy

Sire De Grugy: needs more time and could wait for the Game Spirit   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Stuart Riley 11:49AM 13 JAN 2017  GARY MOORE has revealed Sire De Grugy is likely to skip next week’s Grade 1 Berkshire Community Foundation Clarence House Chase at Ascot in favour of the Grade 2 Game Spirit Chase at Newbury next month. ...

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