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West Coast ‘Looked Impressive’ Breezing With Cupid Monday At Del Mar

Travers winner West Coast hit the work tab for the first time since his landmark victory on Monday, breezing three furlongs at Del Mar in company with G1 Gold Cup winner Cupid. According to bloodhorse.com, the pair were given a time of :35 3/5 for the distance. “They were just breezing—just galloping,” trainer Bob Baffert said. “West Coast looked impressive. He ...

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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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West Coast Ships East To Lead Travers Field Wire-To-Wire

Gary and Mary West’s 3-year-old colt West Coast took the lead out of the gate in Saturday’s Grade 1 Travers Stakes, fending off a pair of challengers in the lane and drawing away late to win by 3 1/4 lengths. The son of Flatter, trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by Mike Smith, covered 1 1/4 miles over Saratoga’s fast ...

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Tapwrit, West Coast Among 17 Nominated To $1.25M Travers Stakes

Nominations for Week 6 stakes at Saratoga Race Course are now available, anchored by the summer’s signature event for 3-year-olds, the 148th running of the Grade 1, $ 1.25 million Travers presented NYRA Bets on Saturday, August 26. In total, a diverse group of 17 sophomores have been nominated to the 1 ¼-mile ‘Mid-Summer Derby,’ one of seven stakes on ...

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Colonelsdarktemper Leads All The Way In West Virginia Derby

by Paulick Report Staff | 08.05.2017 | 7:15pm Colonelsdarktemper takes the West Virginia Derby (Coady Photography) Runner-up in the G3 Indiana Derby last out, Anthony Foyt Jr.’s Colonelsdarktemper went one better this Saturday to win the G3 West Virginia Derby by a length. The 3-year-old son of Colonel John, ridden by Jon Court for trainer William H. Fires, led the ...

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Lookin At Lee, Patch Top 51 Nominees To West Virginia Derby

The racing office at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort has announced there are 51 nominees for this year’s $ 750,000 West Virginia Derby, which will be held Aug. 5. The 1 1/8-mile race for 3-year-olds is one of seven stakes on a nine-race program that will begin at the special first post time of 2 p.m. The Derby traditionally is ...

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West Coast Faces Klimt In G3 Los Alamitos Derby

West Coast, an impressive winner of the Easy Goer on the Belmont Stakes undercard June 10 in New York, will seek his third consecutive victory Saturday when he faces seven opponents in the Grade III, $ 200,000-guaranteed Los Alamitos Derby. Restricted to 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles, the Derby is the seventh of eight races. Post time Saturday is 2 ...

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