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My Boy Jack Takes Inside Route To Southwest Victory At Oaklawn

It was deja vu in Monday’s Grade 3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park, as Kent Desormeaux rode the rails on a muddy track to an upset victory aboard Don’t Tell My Wife Stables and Monomoy Stables My Boy Jack  in the $500,000 Kentucky Derby prep for 3-year-olds. Corey Lanerie employed identical tactics a half-hour earlier […]

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Martini Glass Gets First Graded Stakes Win In Royal Delta

Martini Glass rallied from off the pace to capture Monday’s $200,000 Royal Delta (G3) at Gulfstream Park, earning her first graded-stakes success in the mile stakes for older fillies and mares. Second twice in Grade 1 stakes, including a runner-up finish behind Songbird in the Delaware Handicap last year, the 5-year-old daughter of Kitalpha overtook […]

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$15,000 Claim Hawaakom Wins $500,000 Razorback Handicap

Hawaakom had already proven to be a highly lucrative claim for owner-trainer Wesley Hawley, with total earnings of $625,405 going into Monday’s $500,000 Razorback Handicap at Oaklawn Park. After emerging victorious from the Grade 3 race with an exciting ride up the rails under Corey Lanerie, the 8-year-old gelding by Jazil is approaching millionaire status, […]

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Baffert A Man With A Triple Crown Plan For Impressive Debut Winner Justify

The Bob Baffert-trained first-time starter Justify daylighted his competition by 9 ½ lengths in Sunday’s second race at Santa Anita and there was immediate talk of the Scat Daddy colt being put on the Kentucky Derby trail. Ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, the striking chestnut covered seven furlongs on a fast track in 1:21.86. Only […]

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KEEP Day In Frankfort Helps State Legislators ‘Connect The Dots’ Of Horse Industry

The Kentucky Equine Education Project staged its second KEEP Day in Frankfort, with horsemen and horse enthusiasts of all breeds and disciplines interacting with state legislators to discuss the economic importance of equines in their home districts. A prevalent message: Kentucky didn’t become the Horse Capital of the World by being a one-trick pony. Horses of all types contribute significant assets to local […]

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Davis’ Six-Win Sunday Ties NYRA Record At Aqueduct

Jockey Dylan Davis’ stellar winter meet continued on Sunday when he tied a New York Racing Association record by posting six wins, including five straight victories to start the card, at Aqueduct Racetrack. Davis, who recorded five wins on February 4 at the Big A, became the first jockey with a six-win day at a […]

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Calumet’s Bravazo Takes Risen Star By A Nose Over Snapper Sinclair

None of the late-running colts could get to the leaders Bravazo and Snapper Sinclair down the lane in Saturday’s G2 Risen Star. That game pair of sophomores battled it out all the way to the wire, with Calumet’s homebred Bravazo just getting his nose down in front at odds of 21-1. Ridden by Miguel Mena […]

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Monomoy Girl Last-To-First In Rachel Alexandra

Off as the 4-5 favorite, Michael Dubb, Monomoy Group, Bethlehem Stable and The Elkstone Group’s Monomoy Girl was a dominant winner of Saturday’s G2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes. The 3-year-old daughter of Tapizar was last early on, then came flying around the far turn under Florent Geroux to take the lead at the head of the […]

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‘Improper Practice’: Disqualification At Aqueduct A Weighty Issue

Wildcat Belle has been disqualified from her first-place finish in the fifth race at Aqueduct on Feb. 8, according to a ruling published on the New York State Gaming Commission’s rulings database. The filly reportedly toted two pounds less than she should have been carrying according to the race’s conditions; she won by five lengths […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Hercules, Caesar, And A Rising Star

Her flight to Louisville is already booked. If Flameaway runs as well in his next start as he did in the Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, said breeder Deborah Holmes, she’ll have to buy a hotel room during Kentucky Derby week as well. From one of just six mares Holmes bred in […]

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