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Sporting Chance Bolts Near The Wire, Just Hangs On For Hopeful Victory

Robert Baker and William Mack’s Sporting Chance made jockey Luis Saez work extra hard to hit the wire first in Monday’s Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes. The 2-year-old son of Tiznow was a length in front with 100 yards to run when he shifted suddenly toward the outside. Saez quickly righted himself in the saddle and straightened out his colt, who ...

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Harmonize Up Late For Glens Falls Victory

Under a ground-saving trip with Hall of Famer John Velazquez in the irons, Larkin Armstrong’s Harmonize was able to get up in the final jumps to win the Grade 3, $ 200,000 Glen Falls on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Breaking from post 8 as the 7-2 second choice, Harmonize settled toward the rear of the pack from the field ...

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No Immediate Plans For West Coast Following Travers Victory

West Coast (Flatter) and jockey Mike Smith win the Travers (Gr I) at Saratoga Racecourse 8/26/17. Trainer: Bob Baffert. Owner: Gary and Mary West Plans for Grade 1, $ 1.25 million Travers presented by NYRA Bets winner West Coast, are up in the air, said Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert by phone Sunday morning. West Coast will jet back ...

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Munny Spunt Moved Up For Torrey Pines Victory

Zapperkat and jockey Norberto Arroyo, Jr., right, finished first but were disqualified and placed second making Munny Spunt (Drayden Van Dyke), left, the winner in the Grade III, $ 100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes, Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA.© BENOIT PHOTO Munny Spunt, claimed for $ 25,000 June 30 at Santa Anita, gave her ...

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Lightly-Raced Fayeq Hopes To Make A Name For Himself With A Travers Victory

After sending out the last of his workers over the Oklahoma turf course and without a horse entered on Monday’s program, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin spent a few minutes back at the barn searching the Internet for the meaning of Fayeq, Shadwell Stable’s improving 3-year-old that will make his stakes debut in Saturday’s Grade 1 Travers. It is a question McLaughlin ...

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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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Winx Blows Start, Flies Late For 18th Consecutive Victory

Australian super-mare Winx missed the start of Saturday’s Group 2 Warwick Stakes at Royal Randwick, spotting the field approximately four lengths in the 1400-meter (about seven furlongs) contest, according to abc.net.au. Despite being six lengths behind her frontrunning stablemate Foxplay at the head of the straight, Hugh Bowman and Winx were able to rally and get up in time to ...

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