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Sandiva Hopes To Add G2 Royal Delta Stakes To Her Resume

Having successfully seen Mshawish become a graded stakes winner on dirt as well as turf last weekend, the same connections are looking to repeat the feat with Sandiva in Saturday’s $200,000 Royal Delta (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The 26th running … Continue reading

Discreetness Completes Final Work For Southwest Stakes

Multiple stakes winner Discreetness worked an easy half-mile in :50 over a fast-rated surface Wednesday morning at Oaklawn, his final major move for Monday’s $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3). He breezed after the renovation break under regular rider Jon Court, the … Continue reading

Lucrative Dubai Turf Early Target For Euro Charline

Euro Charline will invade the United Arab Emirates for the March 3 renewal of the Grade 2 Balanchine Stakes. Plans to prep the Newmarket-based mare for the $6-million Dubai Turf in England later this month were swapped for a tilt … Continue reading

Leigh Court All The Way In Mardi Gras Stakes

Speedway Stable’s Leigh Court led the field from gate to wire in Tuesday’s $60,000 Mardi Gras Stakes at the Fair Grounds. The daughter of Grand Slam covered approximately five-and-a-half furlongs over the firm turf in 1:04.39 for trainer Michael Stidham. … Continue reading

California-Based Laoban, Bistraya Pointing For Risen Star

According to the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots racing office, two horses are likely to represent California in next Saturday’s featured Grade II $400,000 Veterans Ford Risen Star Stakes for 3-year-olds – the second of three Kentucky Derby preps … Continue reading

Hot City Girl Faces Defending Lady Sabelia in Barbara Fritchie

Hot City Girl came in a package deal when half-sister La Verdad was purchased by trainer Linda Rice for the Lady Sheila Stable three year ago. The graded stakes-winning daughter of City Zip has gone on to more than hold … Continue reading

Whitmore Works For Southwest, Mike Smith To Ride

Whitmore will make his next start in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Feb. 15 at Oaklawn, co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs said Monday morning. Co-owner Harry Rosenblum said later Monday morning that Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith will … Continue reading

Kobe’s Back Breaks Better With Blinkers, Gets Up Late In Palos Verdes

Idle since running seventh in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint Oct. 31 and fitted with blinkers by trainer Peter Eurton, Kobe’s Back rallied from far back under Gary Stevens to take Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes by a half … Continue reading

Storied Lady Prevails In Biogio’s Rose

Tri County Stables’ homebred Storied Lady made her return to the winner’s circle on Sunday afternoon at Aqueduct Racetrack, gamely holding off the favored Saythreehailmary’s in the inaugural running of the $100,000 Biogio’s Rose for New York-bred fillies and mares. … Continue reading

Nyquist Puts In Quick Final Drill For San Vicente

Champion two-year-old male of 2015 Nyquist worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s pristine main track at 10:15 Sunday morning in 59.38, his final major breeze for his three-year-old debut a week from Monday, Feb. 15, in the Grade II San … Continue reading

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