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Turf War Circles Field To Win Christiecat Stakes

Turf War rallied from last of eight to run down Brooke Marie in deep stretch and prevailed by a neck to win her first race in North America, capturing the six-furlong $100,000 Christiecat for sophomore fillies on Friday, Opening Day of the Belmont Park Fall meet. Owned by Martin Schwartz, Turf War entered her Belmont […]

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Qurbaan Bids To Go Back-To-Back In Bernard Baruch On Spa’s Closing Day

Shadwell Stable’s Qurbaan will look to repeat as the winner of the Grade 2, $250,000 Bernard Baruch for 3-year-olds and up going 1 1/16 miles on the turf on Monday at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. One of two stakes on the Closing Day card of the Saratoga meet along with the Grade […]

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1-2 Adirondack Finishers Perfect Alibi, Frank’s Rockette Rematched In Spinaway

Tracy Farmer’s Perfect Alibi has already won a graded stakes this summer at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and will look to notch her first Grade 1 victory on the historic track as part of a seven-horse field of juvenile fillies in the 128th running of the $350,000 Spinaway at seven furlongs on […]

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Amoss Optimistic Long Weekend Likes Saratoga Surface Ahead Of G2 Saratoga Special

Long Weekend, an impressive five-length debut winner, will take a step up in class and distance as part of a talented eight-horse field of juveniles making their respective stakes debut in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special presented by Miller Lite at Saratoga Race Course. Owned by B.C.W.T., Long Weekend bested a seven-horse maiden field […]

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Jim Dandy Pegged To Be Triple Crown Reunion With War Of Will, Tacitus, Tax

Gary Barber’s War of Will has already proven he can compete against the top 3-year-olds in the country when he won the Grade 1 Preakness on May 18 at Pimlico. After running in all three legs of the Triple Crown, the War Front colt will again face top-level talent as part of a six-horse field […]

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California-Bred Listing Rallies To Win Spa’s Opening Day Quick Call On Yielding Turf

Reddam Racing’s California-bred Listing enjoyed stakes success in the Golden State and continued his winning ways on the opposite coast, surging from second-to-last to overtake Neverland Rock and fend off Elektronic in deep stretch for a half-length win in the 10th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Quick Call for 3-year-olds on Thursday at Saratoga […]

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Plus Que Parfait Makes Switch To Turf For G1 Belmont Derby, To Face Master Fencer Again

Imperial Racing millionaire Plus Que Parfait already has bested a talented field of international contenders on dirt when he captured the Group 2 UAE Derby in March. The Brendan Walsh trainee will look for similar success as he transitions to turf as part of a full 14-horse field of 3-year-olds in the 70th running of […]

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Dunbar Road’s Easy Mother Goose Win ‘Will Set Her Up For Later’

Peter Brant’s Dunbar Road patiently stayed off the lead and made a strong stretch-drive move from the outside to overtake Classic Fit and clear away for a 2 ½-length score in the 63rd running of the Grade 2, $250,000 Mother Goose for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday at Belmont Park. Trainer Chad Brown notched his second […]

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Wings Of Dawn Trying Dirt For First Time In Mother Goose At Belmont

John Oxley’s Wings of Dawn will be making her stakes debut in her first career start on dirt as part of a six-horse field of 3-year-old fillies in Saturday’s 63rd running of the Grade 2, $250,000 Mother Goose at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Wings of Dawn posted back-to-back wins over Woodbine’s Tapeta synthetic track, […]

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