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Magical, Magic Wand Lead Ballydoyle Brigade For Dubai World Cup Card

Allow was doggedly determined to cross the wire ahead of Magical in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Final year’s Dubai Planet Cup evening saw a procession from the hugely talented Mendelssohn in the UAE Derby sponsored by The Saeed Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) before targeting huge races in America by way of his three-year-old campaign. Such was just an additional ...

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World Approval Relishes ‘Good’ Turf In Fourstardave Victory

A rain shower that caused a slight delay in the afternoon’s races did not hamper Live Oak Plantation’s homebred World Approval on Saturday; the 5-year-old gray son of Northern Afleet stormed home to win the second Grade 1 race of his career in Saratoga’s Fourstardave Handicap. Ridden by Manny Franco, World Approval settled off the early pace, came three-wide around ...

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Dubai World Cup Third Neolithic Returns To Action Saturday At Saratoga

Neolithic coasts to a nine-length victory in an allowance race at Gulfstream last December Saturday’s stakes-laden Whitney Day card will close out with a competitive $ 90,000 allowance optional claiming race, marking the return of Qatar Racing and Starlight Racing’s Neolithic, who is looking to use the race as a stepping stone to the Grade 1, $ 750,000 Woodward on ...

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Arrogate ‘Did It Easy’ In First Work Since Dubai World Cup

Longines World’s Best Racehorse Arrogate was back on the work tab at Santa Anita on Tuesday morning, reports drf.com, breezing three furlongs for his first timed exercise since the Dubai World Cup. Under exercise rider Dana Barnes, the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song clicked off 12-second eighths like clockwork in preparation for an upcoming start during the summer meeting at ...

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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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Casse Team Expects Big Effort From World Approval In G2 Longines Dixie

World Approval with Florent Geroux riding won the 2016 Grade 1 United Nations Hdcp. The main objective this weekend at Pimlico Race Course for Team Casse is the $ 1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1). But the stable will have ample opportunities to make some noise before they run Classic Empire in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown Saturday afternoon. ...

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World Approval Approaching Millionaire Status In Dixie Stakes Preparations

Live Oak Plantation’s World Approval, winner of last year’s United Nations Handicap (G1) at Monmouth Park, can bust through millionaire status in the G2 Longines Dixie Stakes at Pimlico on the Preakness Stakes undercard. The nearly white 5-year-old gelding was scratched from Churchill Downs’ Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (G1) because of soft turf conditions after two days of rain. World Approval ...

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Big World Wires The Field To Take G1 La Troienne

Big World made a successful ‘big leap’ into Grade 1 company when she went gate to wire to win the G1 La Troienne Stakes at Churchill Downs May 5. Sent off at odds of 7-1, Big World, a 4-year-old filly by Custom for Carlos, broke alertly under jockey Florent Geroux and went right to the lead. She continued to hold ...

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2018 Pegasus World Cup To Boast Record-Setting $16 Million Purse

Fresh off the heels of the inaugural running of the $ 12 million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational, The Stronach Group announced today that the world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race is about to get even richer. On January 27th, 2018, the world will again turn its attention to South Florida in anticipation of an extraordinary, new record-setting, $ 16 million ...

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Florida Cup Day: World Approval Strong In 2017 Debut

The 15th annual Florida Cup at Tampa Bay Downs lived up to expectations, and then some. Highlighted by a powerful performance by 5-year-old gelding World Approval in the $ 100,000 EG Vodka Turf Classic and a tour de force by 3-year-old filly R Angel Katelyn in the $ 100,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies, the event produced a series of ...

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