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Texas Chrome Takes On Nine Challengers In $200,000 Downs At Albuquerque Handicap

Texas Chrome, the second Texas-bred millionaire, was purchased from the TTA sale for just $ 10,000 Keene Thoroughbreds’ Texas Chrome, Thoroughbred racing’s newest millionaire, drew the rail post for Saturday’s 1 1/8-mile, $ 200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap at Albuquerque Downs. The Downs at Albuquerque Handicap is the track’s signature race for Thoroughbreds. The purse of the stakes was $ ...

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Texas Chrome Becomes Second Texas-Bred Millionaire With Assault Stakes Win

Danny Keene’s Texas Chrome became just the second Texas-bred horse to push past the million-dollar mark in earnings on Saturday night, closing with a determined rush to win Lone Star Park’s $ 50,000 Assault Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths. The other Texas-bred to eclipse seven figures was champion Groovy, who retired with earnings of $ 1.3 million. “I’m glad he did ...

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Iron Fist Fends Off Texas Chrome In Cornhusker Handicap

Whispering Oaks Farm’s Iron Fist tracked the pacesetter in Saturday evening’s G3 Cornhusker Handicap at Prairie Meadows, then launched clear in the lane to hold off a late run from Texas Chrome, winning by two lengths at the wire. Ridden by Ricardo Santana for trainer Steve Asmussen, the 5-year-old son of Tapit covered 1 1/8 miles in 1:47.36 on the ...

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Tower Of Texas Holds Off Rivals For Connaught Cup Victory

Tower of Texas had double the work to do – first, collaring the leader and then holding off a hard-charging rival – to come out on top in Saturday’s $ 196,750 Grade 2 Connaught Cup, at Woodbine, Trained by Roger Attfield and piloted by leading rider Eurico Rosa da Silva, fan favourite Tower of Texas came into the seven-furlong sprint ...

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Texas Ryano Tests Dirt In G2 Californian

Warren B. Williamson’s Texas Ryano and jockey Joseph Talamo win the Grade II, $ 200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup Saturday will mark a day of firsts for Texas Ryano, when the 6-year-old full horse owned and bred by Warren Williamson runs in the Grade 2 Californian Stakes for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/8 miles on dirt. For the first time ...

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Texas Ryano Tests Dirt In G2 Californian

Warren B. Williamson’s Texas Ryano and jockey Joseph Talamo win the Grade II, $ 200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup Saturday will mark a day of firsts for Texas Ryano, when the 6-year-old full horse owned and bred by Warren Williamson runs in the Grade 2 Californian Stakes for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/8 miles on dirt. For the first time ...

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Sam Houston: Texas Champions Stakes Close Out Thoroughbred Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will salute accredited Texas-breds on the four remaining days of the 2017 Thoroughbred racing season. Seven Texas Champions Stakes will be contested, with the $ 50,000 Bara Lass and $ 50,000 San Jacinto Stakes set for Friday evening and the $ 50,000 Yellow Rose Stakes and $ 50,000 Richard King Stakes to be contested on Saturday, ...

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Texas Chrome Returns To Training; Connections Eyeing Oaklawn Handicap

Texas Chrome takes the Super Derby on Sept. 10 Multiple graded stakes winner Texas Chrome is nearing a regular breeze schedule in preparation for his 4-year-old debut, which could come in the $ 750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) April 15, trainer J.R. Caldwell said Friday afternoon. Caldwell said Texas Chrome returned to his barn around Feb. 7 after being freshened at ...

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Lone Star: Texas Mile Among G3 Stakes Moved To Sundays

by Paulick Report Staff | 01.10.2017 | 10:36am Great Minds puts away Shotgun Cowboy to win the G3 Texas Mile Lone Star Park has announced that it will move two of its biggest races to Sundays. The Daily Racing Form reports that the G3 Texas Mile and the G3 Lone Star Park Handicap will be moved. The Texas Mile, formerly run on ...

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Texas Ryano Overhauls Ashleyluvssugar To Capture Hollywood Turf Cup

Warren B. Williamson’s Texas Ryano and jockey Joseph Talamo win the Grade II, $ 200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup, Friday, November 25, 2016 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA.© BENOIT PHOTO Warren Williamson’s Texas Ryano, who trailed Ashleyluvssugar in three straight stakes races this year, gained a measure of revenge on his rival Friday with a decisive victory in ...

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