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Haskell: Bayern Ready to Ship; Irish You Well Confirmed

Trainer Bob Baffert confirmed that graded stakes winner Bayern will jet to Monmouth this Thursday as local hope Irish You Well will continue to train in Oceanport for Sunday’s $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational. After breezing five furlongs in … Continue reading

Helter-Skelter: Chaos Reigns (Once Again) in French Amateur Steeplechase

Less than two weeks after a steeplechase at Castera-Verduzan turned into total chaos, yet another amateur steeplechase – this time at Saint-Pierre-la-Cour – has caused mayhem for all involved. As the Racing Post reports, the action took place on Sunday, July … Continue reading

Commanding Curve Tops Field of 10 for Curlin Stakes

Kentucky Derby runner-up Commanding Curve will face nine rivals in Friday’s Curlin Stakes at Saratoga. The nine-furlong contest is for 3-year-olds that have not won a graded stakes over a mile in 2014. Trained by Dallas Stewart for West Point … Continue reading

Sharp Work Earns Bayern Shot at Haskell

A sharp five-furlong drill on Monday at Del Mar earned Bayern a trip to Monmouth Park this coming weekend for a start in the Grade 1 William Hill Haskell Invitational. The Daily Racing Form reported that prior to Monday’s work, … Continue reading

Better Lucky Rallies Late to Capture Shine Again

Trailing by more than a dozen lengths after a half-mile, Better Lucky came flying down the stretch to nip fellow Grade 1 winner Grace Hall at the wire and win the $100,000 Shine Again by a head on Monday at … Continue reading

Untapable Breezes for Haskell, Will Ship to Monmouth Thursday

Untapable, who is a perfect four-for-four in 2014, put in her final breeze for Sunday’s $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational on Monday morning and her connections plan to send the undisputed top 3-year-old filly in the country to Monmouth … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup, Hampton Classic Team Up to Offer ‘Classic to Classic Getaway’

The Hampton Classic and the Breeders’ Cup, two of the most prestigious names in equine sports, have joined forces to offer fans attending the 39th annual  Hampton Classic Horse Show, August 24-31 in Bridgehampton, N.Y., the “Classic to Classic Getaway”  … Continue reading

Saratoga Celebrates Successful First Weekend

Highlighted by three consecutive days of increased attendance and mutuel handle, thrilling world-class racing and the unveiling of nearly $2 million in upgrades throughout the facility, the 146th meet at Saratoga Race Course was off to a spectacular start this … Continue reading

Tom’s Tribute Kicks Clear in Eddie Read

Masterfully handled by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, 2-1 second choice Tom’s Tribute got the jump on even-money favored Eastern invader Summer Front and scored an impressive triumph Sunday in the Grade I $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes at Del … Continue reading

Stopchargingmaria Takes Charge in Coaching Club American Oaks

Stopchargingmaria picked up her first Grade 1 victory in her third attempt with a facile victory in the 98th edition of the Grade 1, $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks for 3-year-old fillies on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. Favored at … Continue reading