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Canadian Invader Holy Helena On Target For G1 Alabama

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. Ontario-bred Holy Helena will try to extend her win streak to four in Saturday’s Grade 1, $ 600,000 Alabama for trainer Jimmy Jerkens. The 3 year-old Ghostzapper filly earned two of her three victories ...

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Practical Joke On Target For G1 H. Allen Jerkens; Brown Still Pondering Travers Team

Atop the Saratoga leader board with 17 wins heading into Wednesday’s card, trainer Chad Brown remained focused on capturing his second consecutive meet title while beginning to finalize plans for his stakes contenders heading into Travers week. Klaravich Stables’ and William Lawrence’s multiple graded stakes winner Practical Joke, who last out ran a respectable third in the Grade 1 Haskell ...

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Awesome Banner ‘On Target’ For G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt

Awesome Banner came out of his final breeze before shipping to Saratoga for the Grade 1, $ 350,000 Vanderbilt Handicap this coming Saturday in good order, trainer Kenneth Decker said. The 4-year-old son of Awesome of Course breezed a bullet five furlongs in 1:00.40 on Laurel Park’s main track on Saturday. Decker said he will likely ship up from Maryland ...

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Whitney ‘Logical Next Target’ For Suburban Hero Keen Ice

Keen Ice (Curlin) and Jose Ortiz win the Suburban (Gr II) at Belmont Park 7/8/17. Trainer: Todd Pletcher. Owner: Donegal Racing & Calumet Farm Trainer Todd Pletcher reported Sunday morning that Keen Ice came out of his first win in nearly two years fine, following his victory in the Grade 2, $ 750,000 Suburban at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old son of Curlin earned a ...

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Arlington Million The Late Summer Target For Divisidero

Grade 1 winner Divisidero came out of his sixth-place finish in the G1 Manhattan Stakes in fine fettle and has circled the G1 Arlington Million Aug. 12 as his next start. Trainer William ‘Buff’ Bradley told the Daily Racing Form Wednesday that the 5-year-old horse “…really couldn’t be doing any better. Ever since he got back to Kentucky [in late March], he’s been really ...

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Stellar Wind ‘Right On Target’ For June 3 Beholder Mile

Champion Stellar Wind worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast main track Friday in 1:00.40. The Eclipse Award winner as outstanding three-year-old filly of 2015 is preparing for the Grade I, $ 400,000 Beholder Mile on June 3. “It was a very nice work, super easy,” trainer John Sadler said. “She’s right on target for the Beholder. She’ll have two ...

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Unique Bella ‘On Target’ For Santa Anita Oaks

Don Alberto Stable’s Unique Bella put in another lovely workout Sunday morning at Santa Anita, officially timed in 1:11.20 for six furlongs. According to drf.com, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer timed the sophomore daughter of Tapit in 59 seconds for five furlongs, and caught her galloping out in 1:25.35. “If she continues like she is now, then she’s on target for the ...

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The undecideds: seven horses whose festival target is yet to be named

Empire Of Dirt: could run in the Ryanair or the Gold Cup  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos   By Stuart Riley 3:03PM 3 MAR 2017  CHELTENHAM is just 11 days away and yet the final target remains unknown for many of those prominent in the betting. We take a look at the seven fancied horses whose festival targets remain up in the air. Neon ...

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Stellar Wind To Target Oaklawn’s Apple Blossom After Interrupted Santa Anita Training | Horse Racing News |

Hronis Racing’s Stellar Wind and jockey Victor Espinoza, outside, overpower Beholder to win the G1 Clement L. Hirsch Rain in the Southern California area over the last two months has caused several interruptions to the training schedule, impacting the comeback of G1 winner Stellar Wind, reports drf.com. The 5-year-old, Hronis Racing-owned daughter of Curlin has not raced since a fourth-place ...

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Tizzard hoping Finian's can settle festival target

Finian’s Oscar (yellow) is 41 for the Neptune and 20-1 for the Supreme   PICTURE: Getty Images    By David Milnes 10:58AM 12 FEB 2017  THE exciting Finian’s Oscar looks to be tasked with no more than a conversion in front of the goal posts to extend his unbeaten run to four at Exeter, but his trainer Colin Tizzard is hoping ...

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