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Order of St George after winning the 2016 Ascot Gold Cup
Field Of 16 Set For Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe; Dettori Picks Up Mount On Order Of St George

A field of 16 is set to contest the Group 1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Sunday with favorite Postponed drawing an ideal spot in stall seven. The Roger Varian-trained Postponed is gunning for his fifth straight stakes win, while also attempting to remain undefeated this year. Jockey Andrea Atzeni will once again be in […]

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Cordell Anderson (right) leads Runhappy into the Keeneland winner's circle after the Breeders' Cup Sprint
‘Better Than He Was A Year Ago’: Runhappy’s Connections Excited About Champion’s Return To Racing

The much-anticipated wait for the return of reigning Champion Sprinter Runhappy ends Saturday when the James McIngvale-owned son of 2010 Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver makes his 4-year-old debut in the $100,000 Ack Ack Presented by TwinSpires.com (Grade III) at Churchill Downs. Trainer Laura Wohlers believes that her sprinting sensation is coming back better than […]

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Penwith earned her first graded stakes victory in the G2 Royal Delta.
Classy Field Of Seven Fillies And Mares Set For G1 Beldame

Grade 1 Apple Blossom winner and millionairess Forever Unbridled heads a field of seven talented fillies and mares, including four other graded stakes winners, who were entered for the 76th running of the Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame on Saturday at Belmont Park. The 1 1/8-mile Beldame will be contested as race 10 on the first […]

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Cajun Delta Dawn wins the Susan's Girl
No Longer An Underdog, Unbeaten Cajun Delta Dawn Favored To Win My Dear Girl

Curtis Mikkelsen’s Cajun Delta Dawn snuck up on the bettors, as well as her rivals, while winning the first four starts of her career, including the first two legs of the 2016 Florida Sire Stakes (FSS) series at Gulfstream Park. The 2-year-old daughter of Kantharos has done nothing but win, but the David Fawkes-trained filly […]

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Three Rules will be the heavy favorite in the In Reality at Gulfstream Park
All Systems ‘Go’ As Three Rules Bids For Florida Sire Stakes Sweep

Shade Tree Thoroughbreds’ Three Rules was utterly dominant while romping to victories in $200,000 Dr. Fager and $300,000 Affirmed at Gulfstream Park, but it’s quite possible that the undefeated 2-year-old colt was not at his very best in the first two legs of the 2016 Florida Sire Stakes (FSS). “He had a hoof (issue) before […]

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Runhappy
Champion Runhappy Makes Long-Awaited Return In G3 Ack Ack Handicap

North America’s reigning Champion Male Sprinter Runhappy landed post position No. 5 for his much-anticipated 4-year-old debut in Saturday’s 24th running of the $100,000 Ack Ack Presented by TwinSpires.com (Grade III) over one mile at Churchill Downs. The Ack Ack, for 3-year-olds and up, is the centerpiece of a stakes tripleheader at Churchill Downs that […]

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Stonestreet Stables' Tara's Tango and jockey Martin Garcia win the Grade 3 Rancho Bernardo Handicap,
Tara’s Tango Heading To Keeneland For Juddmonte Spinster

Tara’s Tango, winner of the Grade 1 Santa Margarita Stakes in March, will head to Keeneland next week where she will contest the G1 Juddmonte Spinster Stakes Oct. 9. The Daily Racing Form reports that the 4-year-old filly by Unbridled’s Song will try to add a second G1 win to her resume while avoiding two of the top older mares […]

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Lady Shipman #6 ridden by Joel Rosario won the $200,000 Turf Amazon Stakes at Parx Racing Sept. 5
Lady Shipman Takes On Males In Downhill Eddie D. Stakes Friday

Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin’s talented Lady Shipman will take on a 10 rivals (nine of whom are males) in Friday’s Grade III, $100,000 Eddie D. Stakes, Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet opening day feature at 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course.  Oversubscribed, with a total of 26 three year olds and up entered, the Eddie […]

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Arrogate stretches toward the wire in the Travers
Racing For The Eclipse: What Does Arrogate Have To Do?

The results of Saturday’s Pennsylvania Derby have further muddied the race for top 3-year-old male this year, with neither the Kentucky Derby or Preakness winner finishing in the top three. In fact, Connect’s performance seems to have flattered that of another sophomore colt, Arrogate. Of the top four finishers in the Pennsylvania Derby, three were […]

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Harzand (Pat Smullen) beats Idaho (Ryan Moore) in the Irish Derby.
Dual Derby Winner Harzand Among 19 Possibles For Sunday’s Prix De l’Arc De Triomphe

Dual Derby winner Harzand is among 19 runners remaining at the confirmation stage on Tuesday morning, for Sunday’s G1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the Sporting Life reports. Harzand, winner of the G1 Investec Derby and G1 Irish Derby, will attempt to provide trainer Dermot Weld with his first victory in the Arc. Harzand will go […]

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