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One Lucky Dane To Face Stablemate Dortmund In SA Derby

One Lucky Dane, winner of his two starts at Santa Anita by a combined margin of nearly 20 lengths, including a 9 ¾-length score at one mile last Thursday, will join unbeaten stablemate Dortmund in the Grade I, $1 million … Continue reading

G1 Winner Competitive Edge Makes Winning Return At Gulfstream

In his first start since capturing last September’s Hopeful (G1) at Saratoga, the Todd Pletcher trained Competitive Edge rolled home to an 8 ¼-length victory in Friday’s $60,000 Tamarac Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The 3-year-old son of 2007 Kentucky Derby … Continue reading

Fields Taking Shape For Aqueduct’s Wood Memorial Day Card

A field of promising 3-year-olds is taking shape for the Grade 1, $1 million Wood Memorial on Saturday, April 4 at Aqueduct Racetrack, led by sensational juvenile Daredevil. The 1 1/8-mile Wood, Aqueduct’s prep for the Grade 1 Kentucky … Continue reading

Smith Confident In Bolo’s Santa Anita Derby Chances

A winner of a record 21 Breeders’ Cup races and considered by many to be the best big-money rider in American Racing, jockey Mike Smith figures to be a longshot to win his second career Santa Anita Derby with up … Continue reading

Dubai Turf Notes, March 26: Mshawish Bothered By ‘Minor Foot Bruise’

The following horses worked/galloped at Meydan March 26 in preparation for the $6 Million Group 1 Dubai Turf this Saturday: Cladocera (GER) – Cantered once around the main track at Meydan and her trainer Alain de Royer Dupre was a … Continue reading

Charles Town Classic Next Stop For Shared Belief

Shared Belief, who is undefeated in two starts this year, will race next in the G2 Charles Town Classic April 18, the Daily Racing Form reports. Alex Solis II, a member of the partnership that owns the 4-year-old gelding, told the DRF … Continue reading

International Star, War Story Among Nine Set for Louisiana Derby

Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s International Star commenced his sophomore season on the outside looking in on the best 3-year-olds in America and on Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, he will start on the outside of the nine-horse … Continue reading

California Chrome Draws Outside Post In Field Of Nine For Dubai World Cup

A field of nine is set for Saturday’s $10 million Grade 1 Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse after post positions were drawn March 25. Reigning Horse of the Year California Chrome drew the outside stall in the field of … Continue reading

Favored Upstart Draws Outside Post In Florida Derby

The $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) has produced 57 winners of Triple Crown races since its inaugural running in 1952, establishing Gulfstream Park’s signature race as the gateway to success in Thoroughbred racing’s spring classics. The 1 1/8-mile … Continue reading

Dubai Sky, I Spent It Lead Nine Late Nominations to Triple Crown

Three Chimneys Farm and Besilu Stable’s Dubai Sky, who ran an ongoing winning streak to four races with an impressive triumph in the $535,750 Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (Grade III) at Turfway Park, and I Spent It, winner of … Continue reading