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Eclipse Award Winner Work All Week Retired

Midwest Thoroughbreds posted the following information on its website Thursday afternoon:  “With a recent x-ray revealing a career ending condition, it is with great sadness that we must announce the retirement of Work All Week.  This horse has brought much … Continue reading

‘Happier’ American Pharoah Gallops Ahead Of Classic

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah galloped over Santa Anita’s fast main track early Thursday morning as he draws nearer to a start in his final race, the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland on Oct. 31. “He looked good … Continue reading

No Horse Of The Year, No Problem For Beholder’s Owner

Following a sunrise that burst in brilliant hues of red and orange over the San Gabriel Mountains Thursday morning, Beholder’s owner B. Wayne Hughes was on hand at Clockers’ Corner, as he will be again Friday to watch his two-time … Continue reading

TCI: The Aftermath Of Super Saturday

The TCI guys take a close look at the fields shaping up in the four big Breeders’ Cup dirt events for older horses – the Classic, Distaff, Dirt Mile, & Sprint – and they release Top 5s for each. Find … Continue reading

Harmonize Sweeps From Last To First To Take JPMorgan Chase Jessamine

Larkin Armstrong’s heavily-favored Harmonize rallied from the back of the pack and outdueled Sapphire Kitten in the stretch to win the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G3) for 2-year-old fillies by a neck Oct. 7. The victory secured Harmonize a spot in … Continue reading

Liam’s Map To Run In Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

Liam’s Map will bypass the G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic on Oct. 31, and instead run in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile the preceding day. In an interview with the Daily Racing Form on Wednesday, trainer Todd Pletcher said that after talking it … Continue reading

Fresh Stellar Wind Training Up To BC Distaff

Talented sophomore filly Stellar Wind could wind up being the ‘overlooked’ horse in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Distaff. A winner of five of her seven lifetime starts, the John Sadler-trained Stellar Wind has not raced since capturing the G3 Torrey … Continue reading

‘She’s Earned A Rest': Lovely Maria To Skip Breeders’ Cup

Lovely Maria, winner of the G1 Longines Kentucky Oaks, will not run in the Breeders’ Cup and will instead have the rest of the year off. Larry Jones, who trains the filly for owner Brereton Jones, told the Blood-Horse, “We’re not gonna … Continue reading

Rachel’s Valentina, Stopchargingmaria Work In Company At Keeneland

Rachel’s Valentina, ridden by Adele Bellinger, and Stopchargingmaria, with Nick Bush aboard, worked a half-mile together in :48. Clockers caught the pair in :24.40 and :48, galloping out in 1:01.20. “We generally work both of them in company,” Pletcher said. … Continue reading

Liam’s Map Turns In Half-Mile Work At Keeneland

Trainer Todd Pletcher was pleased with the Monday breezes by three of his candidates for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships here on Oct. 30-31. Ridden by Javier Castellano, Woodward (G1) winner Liam’s Map worked a half-mile on a fast track … Continue reading

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