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One Liner shown winning the Southwest Stakes
One Liner, Irish War Cry Lead Wood Memorial Nominees

Stakes winners One Liner, Mo Town, El Areeb, and Irish War Cry lead a group of 28 sophomores nominated to the the 93rd running of the Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial presented by NYRA Bets, scheduled for Saturday, April 8 at Aqueduct Racetrack. As part of the official Road to the Kentucky Derby prep series, […]

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Irish War Cry works outside Dancing Rags at Palm Meadows Training Center
Motion ‘Leaning Towards’ Wood Memorial With Irish War Cry

Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry could appear next in Aqueduct’s G2 Wood Memorial on April 8, according to The sophomore son of Curlin recorded a breeze at Palm Meadows in Florida on Saturday, covering five furlongs in 1:01.10 the day before he and the rest of the Graham Motion stable are scheduled […]

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Three Rules
Three Rules ‘Ran A Very Good Race’ In Fountain Of Youth, Points To Preakness

Shade Tree Thoroughbreds, Tom Fitzgerald and Roy Geoff’s homebred sophomore Three Rules was very impressive in last Saturday’s G2 Fountain of Youth, setting the pace alongside Irish War Cry and fighting gamely through the wire to finish third, beaten just 6 1/4 lengths by Gunnevera and a half-length by G1 winner Practical Joke. Irish War […]

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Irish War Cry breezes at Palm Meadows on Feb. 25, preparing for the Fountain of Youth
Irish War Cry ‘A Real Head-Scratcher’ In Fountain Of Youth Disappointment

Previously undefeated Irish War Cry, who won the Holy Bull in impressive fashion, appeared well Sunday morning following his disappointing seventh-place finish as the even-money favorite in the Fountain of Youth, trainer Graham Motion said. “Really, he seems fine. I have no issues with him,” he said. “He seemed to cool out fine and he […]

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El Areeb dominates the Withers
TCI: Gotham, Fountain Of Youth Headline Busy Stakes Weekend

The TCI guys recap Girvin’s breakthrough Risen Star win, and preview the most significant prep weekend so far with Saturday’s loaded Fountain of Youth & Gotham stakes. Who’s new to the TCI Top 10? Are Irish War Cry and El Areeb on upset alert, and, if so, which 3yos can hand them a defeat Saturday?

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Derby Dollars Contest 2017
Starr: Who Are Best Plays For Derby Dollars Contest Races?

The goal of the Derby Dollars Contest, sponsored by Stats Race Lens, and the Paulick Report, is to score points as if we were wagering to win, place and show. There are 15 races left in the contest, plus the Kentucky Derby. This week’s races are the Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct and the Fountain of […]

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Irish War Cry scores an impressive victory in the Holy Bull
Equibase Analysis: Irish War Cry Puts Perfect Record On The Line In G2 Fountain Of Youth

The 75th running of the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes is the second race in the Kentucky Derby Championship Series offering 50 all-important points to the winner that will most like be enough to enter the starting gate for the Kentucky Derby in 63 days. Coming off an eye-catching three and three-quarter length victory […]

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Practical Joke worked inside veteran Shagaf at Palm Meadows on Feb. 26
Dual G1 Winner Practical Joke Faces Undefeated Irish War Cry In Fountain Of Youth

Undefeated through three career starts, most recently taking down 2016 juvenile champion Classic Empire in their sophomore debuts, Isabelle de Tomaso’s New Jersey homebred Irish War Cry will face his toughest test yet in Saturday’s $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The 71st running of the 1 1/16-mile Fountain of Youth, the […]

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McCraken (Ghostzapper) wins the Kentucky Jockey Club Gold Cup at Churchill Downs
McCraken Stays Ahead Of Irish War Cry In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The “Road to the Kentucky Derby” ran through New Orleans at the Fair Grounds with the running of the G2 Risen Star Stakes. Won by Brad Grady and trained by Joe Sharp Girvin (84) advances into the top-ten to ninth position in week five of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which […]

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Unique Bella is the heavy favorite in the lone Kentucky Oaks Future Wager
KY Derby Future Wagering Up 14 Percent; Unique Bella Sole Favorite In Oaks Future

In the third Kentucky Derby Future Wager pool, the mutuel field is still the slight favorite as it closed at odds of 5.20-1. Wagering on the third round of future wagers was up 13.8 percent over 2016, from $328,109 up to $373,354. Second choice was the undefeated Sam F. Davis winner McCraken, closing at 6.80-1, […]

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