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Nyquist pleased trainer O'Neill in his first work since becoming ill after the Preakness
Nyquist To Work Before Races Saturday At Santa Anita

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is scheduled to work at 12:45 p.m. on Santa Anita’s main track Saturday before the first race, which is set to go at 1:30 p.m. Devotees of the 2015 Eclipse Award winner as champion two-year-old male will have an opportunity to see the son of Uncle Mo owned by Paul and […]

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Hoppertunity (right) gets his nose down first in the San Antonio
Weekend Lineup: The Gold Cup At Santa Anita

This weekend’s graded stakes action is highlighted by the Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita Park, a Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” event that will grant the winner an all-entry fees paid berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic this fall. Kicking off the action on Saturday is the G3 Chicago Handicap at […]

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Bar of Gold earned her first stakes win in the Critical Eye Stakes for NY-Breds
Bar Of Gold Hopes To Shine In G3 Bed O’ Roses

Following a much-needed victory on Empire Showcase Day, New York-bred Critical Eye winner Bar of Gold returns on Saturday against open company in the Grade 3, $150,000 Bed o’ Roses Handicap for fillies and mares at seven furlongs at Belmont Park. In the Critical Eye, Chester and Mary Broman’s homebred snapped a seven-race losing streak […]

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Mohaymen turned in a bullet breeze at Churchill Downs April 20
Mohaymen Back On Worktab, Could Target Jim Dandy Or Haskell

Shadwell Stable’s multiple Grade 2 winner Mohaymen returned to the worktab Thursday morning with a three-furlong breeze at the Greentree Training Facility adjacent to Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, the 3-year-old Tapit colt was caught in 36.40 seconds over the all-weather surface in his first timed breeze since finishing fourth in the Grade […]

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Nyquist (Uncle Mo) and jockey Mario Gutierrez win the Kentucky Derby (Gr I) at Churchill Downs 5/5/16. Trainer: Doug O'Neill. Owner: Reddam Racing LLC
Santa Anita: Derby Winner Nyquist To Work Prior To First Race Saturday

Eclipse Champion Nyquist, who has been idle since running third in the Preakness Stakes May 21 and who was undefeated in eight career starts following his victory in the Kentucky Derby May 7, will work five furlongs prior to this Saturday’s first race, according to trainer Doug O’Neill. With first post time at 1:30 p.m., […]

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Saratoga
Travers And Whitney Headline Rich $18.725M Saratoga Stakes Schedule

The historic 148th meet at Saratoga Race Course will again be highlighted by the Grade 1, $1.25 million Whitney and the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers, the centerpieces of two of the biggest days in North American racing. The 40-day meet, which includes 69 stakes worth $18.725 million in purses, will run from Friday, July […]

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Kobe's Back wins the San Carlos
Fast & Furious: Top California Sprinters Square Off In Santa Anita’s Triple Bend

A two-time graded stakes winner at Santa Anita this past winter, slow starting Kobe’s Back, along with sharp recent allowance winner Lord Nelson, and multiple stakes winner Subtle Indian, head a powerful field of eight sprinters in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Triple Bend Stakes at seven furlongs. First run as the Lakes and Flowers Handicap […]

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Keith Desormeaux with Exaggerator
Feisty Exaggerator Continues Light Training, Could Target Saratoga Run

Preakness winner Exaggerator has returned to light training at Belmont Park after finishing eleventh in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes. The Daily Racing Form‘s David Grening reported that the Keith Desormeaux trainee jogged two miles Wednesday and will gallop on Saturday. The colt has shown good energy in the morning, trying to rear a few times […]

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Gulfstream’s Lucrative $1.125M Summit Of Speed Card Attracts 139 Nominations

A total of 139 nominations were received for the nine stakes slated for the $1.125 million Summit of Speed card July 2 at Gulfstream Park, highlighted by the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) and the $250,000 Smile Sprint (G2), a pair of Breeders’ Cup ‘Win & You’re In’ events. The Princess Rooney and Smile Sprint winners […]

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Suffolk Downs
Live Racing Returning To Suffolk Downs In July

Live racing will return to Suffolk Downs on July 9-10, August 6-7 and September 3-4 and will feature food trucks, family fun activities and entertainment in addition to offering purses of over $500,000 each day. There will be incentives for all trainers and owners participating in the events. For all of the races, base purses will be […]

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