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RACHEL CONNECTIONS CONSIDERING STEPHEN FOSTER, FLEUR DE LIS, OGDEN PHIPPS OR OBEAH

The Paulick Report received the following statement from Jess Jackson, owner of Rachel Alexandra. “Rachel Alexandra’s condition continues to improve.  We were impressed with Rachel’s Memorial Day work breezing six furlongs 1:11.20 and galloping out a mile in 1:38.  Her next work is Monday, June 7. Assuming she continues to progress, we […]

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PAULICK BELMONT INDEX brought to you by Vinery LTD: RACING AND BASKETBALL

In our last week of three-year-old Triple Crown polls, there is little movement in our top ten. One newcomer to Paulick Belmont Index brought to you by Vinery LTD, Todd Pletcher-trained Interactif, debuts at 9. Additionally, Dave In Dixie makes his first PBI entry in 13th place. We would like to take this opportunity […]

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ONE DAY AFTER BIGGEST CAREER WIN, NAPRAVNIK IN DELAWARE PARK SPILL

By Ray Paulick (UPDATE: Agent Mark Mace told the Paulick Report Wednesday that X rays and a CAT scan both “came back clean” and that he expects Rosie Napravnik to return to the saddle this Saturday.) Rosie Napravnik was taken to Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del., for precautionary X rays on Tuesday following a nasty spill […]

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STAY OF SUSPENSION FOR MULLINS NOT TO BE EXTENDED

According to Matt Hegarty of the Daily Racing Form, a California judge ruled that he would not extend a stay of a suspension issued by the CHRB to trainer Jeff Mullins. This action sends him back to the sidelines after five days back in action. Read it at the Daily Racing Form Then come […]

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PAULICK REPORT FORUM brought to you by Breeders’ Cup: PEGRAM UNPLUGGED PART 2

By Ray Paulick There is a serious side to Thoroughbred owner Mike Pegram, especially when he talks about the current state and future of the racing industry. Pegram’s success in the sport has been well documented through such stars as Thirty Slews, Real Quiet, Silverbulletday, Captain Steve, Pussycat Doll, Midnight Lute, and this year’s Preakness […]

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ICE BOX DRAWS SIX HOLE IN BELMONT

Expected favorite Ice Box draws the six hole and 3-1 morning line with Jose Lezcano aboard. First Dude, after an impressive second in the Preakness, drew post 11 and comes in as the 7-2 second choice and Fly Down is 9-2 in post 5. Read it at the Daily Racing Form Then come back […]

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JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL COMES TO MONMOUTH PARK THIS WEEKEND

PRESS RELEASE After a long stand in Red Bank, the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Festival will find a new home this weekend, Monmouth Park Racetrack. Featuring dozens of musicians, including John Pizzarelli and Smokin’ Joe Kubek featuring Bnois King, the festival goes from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 5 and […]

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SUMMER BIRD RETIRED

Just days before this year’s Belmont Stakes, the reigning Belmont champion and winner of the Travers and Jockey Club Gold Cup was retired due to complications of a fracture suffered last fall before the Japan Cup Dirt. “We’ve been in racing for 30 years and he gave us our greatest thrills, especially when he won […]

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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: GIRL POWER!

By Ray Paulick Though they aren’t among the leaders in the American Graded Stakes standings, two young female jockeys, Inez Karlsson and Anna “Rosie” Napravnik, each registered noteworthy accomplishments over the Memorial Day weekend. “This is my first win in a graded stakes race,” an excited Inez Karlsson was quoted by Arlington Park publicists as […]

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WEEKEND STAKES: WHERE TO WATCH brought to you by KBC Horse Supplies

In anticipation of a huge Memorial Day weekend—18 graded stakes!—there will be only three graded stakes races presented this weekend, all on Saturday. Belmont has the Grade 2 Sheepshead Bay, a 1 3/8-mile turf marathon for fillies and mares, three and up. Christophe Clement has an uncoupled entry of The Gaillimh Girl and Tarrip, […]

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