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Arrogate's triumph in the Dubai World Cup made him the richest North American racehorse in history
World’s Richest Horse Race: Sheikh Mohammed Plans Purse Increase For Dubai World Cup

Saturday saw Juddmonte’s Arrogate take down the Dubai World Cup in spectacular fashion to become the richest North American racehorse in history, boasting a mind-boggling $17 million in earnings. On the same night, reports The National, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, vice president of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, made a public promise: he will increase […]

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Dortmund galloping in December at Santa Anita.
Dortmund Back On The Dirt In Next Saturday’s Santana Mile

Dortmund may like to eat grass but he doesn’t fancy running on it. That was the message trainer Art Sherman got from the oversized son of 2008 Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown after he finished last by more than 10 lengths in his turf debut in the Grade I Frank E. Kilroe Mile on March […]

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Fast and Accurate (gray) will be a late nominee to the Triple Crown, making him eligible for the Kentucky Derby
Hansen Will Put Up $200,000 Late Nomination Fee For Spiral Winner Fast And Accurate

Dr. Kendall Hansen, owner of Saturday’s G3 Spiral Stakes winner Fast and Accurate at Turfway Park, told drf.com that he intends to put up the requisite $200,000 late fee to nominate the colt to the Triple Crown. With the 50 points the son of Hansen accrued in his victory over the synthetic surface, Fast and […]

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The Japan-based Epicharis training ahead of the UAE Derby in Dubai
Epicharis Unlikely To Run In Kentucky Derby; Possible For Preakness, Belmont

Japan’s high-class sophomore colt Epicharis, a very good second to Thunder Snow in yesterday’s UAE Derby in Dubai, is unlikely to race in this year’s Kentucky Derby, according to several Japanese media outlets. The Kiyoshi Hagiwara-trained son of Gold Allure had earned a spot in the starting gate by virtue of his win in the […]

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Jeffery Lynn, far right, and family (photo via GoFundMe)
Trainer Jeffery Lynn Loses Battle With Cancer At Age 53

Longtime trainer Jeffery Lynn, a stalwart on the Illinois and Arkansas circuits, lost a two-year battle with cancer on Saturday. He and his wife, Jane, had been married for 21 years, and he leaves behind two children, Dillon, 20, and Carson, 14. Lynn’s training career began in 1993, and his first winner, according to Equibase, […]

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Itsinthepost wins the San Luis Rey
Itsinthepost Scores Black Type In San Luis Rey

Red Baron’s Barn’s Itsinthepost was able to hold off the late charge of Syntax in Saturday’s G2 San Luis Rey Stakes, capturing his first black-type victory by about three-quarters of a length on the wire. The 5-year-old son of American Post, ridden by Tyler Baze, covered 1 1/2 miles on Santa Anita’s firm turf in […]

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Fear the Cowboy wins the Skip Away Stakes
Fear The Cowboy Returns In Style With Skip Away Victory

Multiple-stakes winner Fear the Cowboy made a triumphant return to Gulfstream Park Saturday, closing well off the pace to win going away by three lengths in the $100,000 Skip Away (G3). “He runs every time and runs so hard. He runs one mile, one mile and a sixteenth, one mile and an eighth,” trainer Efren […]

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Irish War Cry works outside Dancing Rags at Palm Meadows Training Center
Motion ‘Leaning Towards’ Wood Memorial With Irish War Cry

Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry could appear next in Aqueduct’s G2 Wood Memorial on April 8, according to bloodhorse.com. The sophomore son of Curlin recorded a breeze at Palm Meadows in Florida on Saturday, covering five furlongs in 1:01.10 the day before he and the rest of the Graham Motion stable are scheduled […]

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Girvin defeats Untrapped in the G2 Risen Star
Risen Star Winner Girvin Will Face Eight Rivals In Louisiana Derby

Brad Grady’s lightly raced Girvin headlines next Saturday’s Grade II $1 million Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby in which he will face off against eight other sophomores in the 1 1/8 miles event on the main track at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The Louisiana Derby is the final Fair Grounds prep for the Grade I […]

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Fast and Accurate (Hansen) wins the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park on 3.25.2017. Tyler Gaffalione up, Mike Maker trainer, Kendal Hansen owner.
Fast And Accurate Holds On To Earn Derby Points In Spiral

Dr. Kendall E. Hansen, the owner of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winning sire Hansen, purchased a son of his Eclipse award-winning stallion at the OBS April 2-year-old in training sale. Named Fast and Accurate, the 3-year-old colt was able to hold on in this Saturday’s Grade 3 Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park, winning the 1 1/8-mile […]

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