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Sassy Little Lila Set To Take On The Boys In G1 Fourstardave

Decked Out and jockey Kent Desormeaux, left, overpower Sassy Little Lila (Luis Saez), right, to win the Grade I, $ 300,000 American Oaks Trainer Brad Cox said Sassy Little Lila came out of her last breeze in good order as the 4-year-old Artie Schiller filly prepares to face boys in the Grade 1, $ 500,000 Fourstardave Handicap on Saturday at ...

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Paulassilverlining Edges Finley’sluckycharm To Take G2 Honorable Miss

Paulassilverlining turns back Finley’sluckycharm to win the G2 Honorable Miss. By the Moon (green silks) finished third Paulassilverlining earned her third straight graded stakes victory when she out-battled a stubborn Finley’sluckycharm to win the G2 Honorable Miss Stakes by a neck at Saratoga. The 5-year-old mare by Ghostzapper remains undefeated in 2017 for trainer Chad Brown and owner Juddmonte Farms. Paulassilverlining ...

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Untrapped Looking To Take Down Irap In Saturday’s Indiana Derby

Trainer Steve Asmussen and owner Mike Langford are waiting for their 3-year-old colt Untrapped to come up with a signature victory. Saturday’s $ 500,000, Grade 2 Indiana Derby would be an excellent time. Untrapped won on his second attempt last November at Churchill Downs, but in six stakes appearances since, he has two seconds and pair of thirds. His out-of-the-money starts were ...

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The Tin Man Survives Inquiry To Take Diamond Jubilee

The Tin Man had to survive a nervy stewards’ inquiry before being confirmed the winner of a thrilling Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. James Fanshawe’s charge had previous over the course and distance having landed the British Champions Sprint last October, but needed to raise his game after finishing fifth on his reappearance in last month’s Duke of York ...

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Holy Helena Rallies Late To Take Woodbine Oaks

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Holy Helena to victory in the $ 500,000 dollar Woodbine Oaks.Holy Helena is owned by Frank Stronach and trained by Jimmy Jerkins. Holy Helena, coming off an impressive maiden victory at Belmont on May 12, rallied from just off the pace for a going-away one-length victory in Sunday’s $ 500,000 Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser. Trained ...

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New Money Honey Leads All The Way To Take G3 Wonder Again Stakes

New Money Honey took the lead right out of the starting gate and never looked back as she cruised to a two-length victory in the G3 Wonder Again Stakes at Belmont Park June 8. The nine-furlong Wonder Again kicked off the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, which concludes Saturday with the running of the G1 Belmont Stakes. A field of ...

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Gutsy Highland Reel Goes Gate-To-Wire To Take Coronation Cup

Highland Reel and the rest of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s contingent may have been late arriving at Epsom Downs on Friday, but the travel delays made no difference to the multiple Grade/Group 1 winner as he powered his way to a front-running victory in the G1 Investec Coronation Cup. The six Ballydoyle runners were late arriving at the racecourse due to ...

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World Approval Stalks Pace, Draws Away Solidly To Take Dixie

World Approval stalked an early lead successfully to take the Grade 2 Dixie Stakes under Julien Leparoux on Preakness Saturday at Pimlico. The Mark Casse trainee sat outside early frontrunner Security Risk behind an easy pace and took command heading into the stretch, winning comfortably by 2 1/4 lengths. “He was relaxed and I knew he was going to finish,” Leparoux ...

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Whitmore Ready To Take On A.P. Indian In Maryland Sprint Stakes

The 4-year-old Whitmore had the look of the best sprinter in the Midwest at Oaklawn Park this winter and spring. Now he can make a case as the best sprinter in America as he takes on the accomplished A.P. Indian in Saturday’s $ 150,000 Maryland Sprint Stakes (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course. Churchill Downs-based trainer Ron Moquett was torn ...

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