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Elate Bounces Back For Strong Alabama Victory

Defeated by the length of Abel Tasman’s head and some tight race-riding in last month’s CCA Oaks, Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Elate proved herself in Saturday’s Grade 1 Alabama with a runaway victory over her peers. The 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was well-placed in mid-pack behind a sharp early pace, then rallied fiercely around the far turn to ...

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Spectator Announces Her Presence With Strong Sorrento Victory

Rick and Sharon Waller’s homebred filly Spectator was the runaway winner of Saturday’s Grade 2 Sorrento Stakes at Del Mar, vying for the lead throughout and galloping through the wire with a four-length margin of victory. The 2-year-old daughter of Jimmy Creed, ridden by Jamie Theriot for trainer Phil D’Amato, covered 6 1/2 furlongs over the fast main track in ...

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Faypien Holds Strong In Two-Turn Debut To Win Summertime Oaks

Faypien and jockey Rafael Bejarano, right, outleg Mopotism (Mario Gutierrez), outside, and Spooky Woods (Flavien Prat), inside, to win the Grade II, $ 200,000 Summertime Oaks, Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO In her first-ever time around two turns, Bob Baffert’s Faypien proved ultra-game late as she held off longshot Mopotism to win Saturday’s Grade ...

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Casse, Mott, Ward Among Trainers Leading Strong U.S. Contingent To Royal Ascot In June

Lady Aurelia (Scat Daddy), John Velazquez up, wins the Giant’s Causeway Stakes at Keeneland 4.15.16. Wesley Ward trainer, Stonestreet Stables owner. Exciting entries were revealed Wednesday for the eight Group One races staged at Royal Ascot, which takes place from Tuesday, June 20 through to Saturday, June 24. A very strong US-trained challenge is in prospect, with representation in five ...

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Florida Cup Day: World Approval Strong In 2017 Debut

The 15th annual Florida Cup at Tampa Bay Downs lived up to expectations, and then some. Highlighted by a powerful performance by 5-year-old gelding World Approval in the $ 100,000 EG Vodka Turf Classic and a tour de force by 3-year-old filly R Angel Katelyn in the $ 100,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies, the event produced a series of ...

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Farrell ‘Perfect’ After Strong Rachel Alexandra Victory | Horse Racing News |

Farrell with jockey Channing Hill aboard wins the 37th running of the Grade II Rachel Alexandra Stakes at Fair Grounds. Coffeepot Stable’s homebred Farrell exited her 3 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s G2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes at Fair Grounds “perfect,” according to drf.com, but trainer Wayne Catalano has not set in stone any plans for the daughter of Malibu Moon. She ...

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