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$714,920 Payout On Santa Anita Single Ticket Pick 6 Jackpot

With 10-1 longshot Ky. Colonel flashing home on top with Drayden Van Dyke in Saturday’s 12th and final race, Santa Anita’s popular Single Ticket Pick 6 Jackpot was hit on one lucky ticket worth $714,919.60. With an on-track Preakness Day crowd of 23,428 contributing to an overall pari-mutuel handle of $20,030,222, Pick 6 wagering was also […]

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Justify Continues Preakness Prep With ‘Normal Gallop’; Bravazo Breezes ‘Real Nicely’

Five Churchill Downs-based Preakness Stakes (Grade I) contenders, led by Kentucky Derby winner Justify, continued their final preparations Sunday morning at Churchill Downs prior to shipping to Baltimore for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown. Justify made a visit to the starting gate and had a routine gallop Sunday morning at Churchill Downs as the Kentucky Derby winner prepares […]

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Nakatani To Be Reunited With Bolt D’Oro, Possibly In Preakness

Jockey Corey Nakatani will be reunited with Bolt d’Oro in the Preakness, should the colt run. Nakatani rode the son of Medaglia d’Oro in his first four races, winning three, before being replaced by Javier Castellano in the San Felipe Stakes and the Santa Anita Derby, and then Victor Espinoza in the Run for the […]

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Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Hit For $1.2 Million; Bet Made Through Simulcast Hub in Maine

Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 was hit Thursday afternoon for $1,214,280.62. The winning ticket originated in Lewiston, Maine, a simulcast hub for offshore rebate operations. Thursday’s Rainbow 6 sequence started with Love and Lemons ($3.60) winning the fifth race and Wild Chatter ($11.40) the sixth. But after Global Beauty Coco won the third leg and […]

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Small Preakness Field Could Include Derby Runner-Up Good Magic

Twenty minutes after 144th running of the Kentucky Derby, Chad Brown, trainer of runner-up Good Magic, said it was unlikely that last year’s 2-year-old champion would go on to Pimlico. However, Sunday morning after examining the son of Curlin – winner of the 2007 Preakness – Brown said he wanted to take a little more time to […]

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Syndicate-Owned Billesdon Brook Provides 66-1 Shocker In 1000 Guineas

British-bred Billesdon Brook (GB) caused a 66-1 upset in Sunday’s QIPCO 1000 Guineas at Newmarket when striding a length and three-quarters clear under Sean Levey, becoming the largest-priced winner in the race’s history. Laurens (7-1) finished second, and the Aidan O’Brien-trained Happily (11-4 favorite) checked in third. Richard Hannon’s filly, sired by Champs Elysees (GB), comes from […]

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Record $225.7 Million Wagered On Kentucky Derby Day Program

Fans braved a steady all-day rain and the wettest Kentucky Derby ever as Justify captured the 144th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve over a sloppy track. Attendance of 157,813, was the eighth highest attendance figure in track history. Wagering from all-sources was the highest all-time on both the Kentucky Derby Day program and on […]

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Kentucky Derby Follow-Up: Post-Race Comments From All 20 Jockeys, Trainers

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby saw an end to the “Curse of Apollo,” as Justify became the first horse since 1882 to win the Run for the Roses without racing as a 2-year-old. Following are quotes from the jockeys and trainers of all 20 Derby runners: Mike Smith, rider of Justify (1st) – “Going […]

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Japanese-Bred Saxon Warrior Takes 2000 Guineas; 300th Group 1 Victory For Aidan O’Brien

Saxon Warrior gave Donnacha O’Brien a very first classic success and his father a remarkable 300th  Group 1 prize when storming to an emphatic length-and-a-half victory in the QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in England. Tip Two Win finished second, with Masar third in the British Classic for 3-year-old colts. Fears about the mile trip being […]

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Two Carryovers On Friday Card At Gulfstream

Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 survived another day, bringing a carryover into Friday’s program of $827,234.97. Along with the Rainbow 6, there will be a Late Pick 5 carryover of $31,393.86 and a Super Hi 5 carryover of $3,351.26. There were three live tickets going into the last race of the Rainbow 6 Thursday, but […]

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