Racing

Stidham Ahead Of Synchrony’s G2 Muniz Memorial: ‘We’ll Take On Whoever Runs’

It’s no secret that Synchrony has a strong affinity for Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Stall-Wilson Turf Course having maintained a perfect record in four starts over the surface. But if he wishes to protect his title in Saturday’s Grade 2 $300,000 Muniz Memorial Handicap, the 6-year-old son of Tapit will face his toughest test […]

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A Gelded Noble Indy Back, Ready For Return To Graded Stakes In New Orleans Handicap

In an attempt to get back to graded stakes winning form, trainer Todd Pletcher has sent last year’s Grade II Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby winner Noble Indy back to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for the Grade II $400,000 New Orleans Handicap. Pletcher is the winningest trainer of the mile-and-an-eighth event for older horses over the main […]

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Classic Empire Half-Brother Could Soon Step Up To Stakes Company At Oaklawn

Trainer Brad Cox said Exclamation Point, a 4-year-old half-brother to champion and 2017 Arkansas Derby winner Classic Empire, is under consideration for two stakes races at the meeting following a victory earlier this month at Fair Grounds. Based this winter at Oaklawn, Exclamation Point held off Hawaakom by a head in a March 5 allowance […]

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‘Pretty Special’ Mr Money Bags Tops Groovy Stakes On Texas Champions Card

Mr Money Bags who dominated in last month’s $65,000 Jim’s Orbit will face seven colts and geldings in Saturday’s six-furlong $50,000 Groovy Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. A part of Texas Champions Day, the Groovy goes as race six on the eight-race program. The son of Sliver City is bred and owned by Roy […]

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McKinzie ‘Couldn’t Be Doing Any Better’ Ahead Of Santa Anita Handicap

Multiple Grade 1 winner McKinzie recorded a six-furlong breeze toward the Santa Anita Handicap on Tuesday at Santa Anita, covering the distance in 1:13.40 under Joe Talamo. Trainer Bob Baffert was very pleased with the 4-year-old son of Street Sense’s workout, according to drf.com.  “Terrific,” Baffert said. “He couldn’t be doing any better right now. […]

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Likely Dubai World Cup Fields: Pegasus Runners Take Their Shot In $12 Million Race

The likely field for the 2019 Dubai World Cup includes five US-based contenders, four of them coming directly out of the Pegasus World Cup. Pegasus runner-up Seeking the Soul, fifth-place finisher Audible and sixth-place finisher Gunnevera are all expected to start, as is Yoshida, whose last race was the inaugural Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational, […]

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Mineshaft Winner Silver Dust Favored In New Orleans Handicap

Tom Durant’s Silver Dust has been made the lukewarm 7-2 morning favorite for the Grade II $400,000 New Orleans Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots against a competitive field of ten other older horses. Trained by Bret Calhoun, the 5-year-old gelded son of Tapit enters the mile-and-an-eighth event over the main track off […]

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Fair Grounds: Pegasus Turf Winner Bricks And Mortar Heads G2 Muniz Memorial Handicap

A ten-horse field that includes six graded stakes winners will go into line for Saturday’s Grade II $300,000 Muniz Memorial Handicap – a mile-and-an-eighth event for older horses over the Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wilson Turf Course. Invading from South Florida is Bricks and Mortar who will make his first start since a victory in the Grade I Pegasus […]

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Serengeti Empress In Search Of Fair Grounds Double En Route To Kentucky Oaks

In their final local opportunity to garner points on Churchill Downs’ Road To The Kentucky Oaks, eight fillies are scheduled to line up for Saturday’s Grade II $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks Presented by Twinspires.com. The Fair Grounds Oaks awards the Top 4 finishers points based off of a 100-40-20-10 scale and has been known to […]

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Seeking The Soul ‘Right Where You Want Him To Be’ For Dubai World Cup

Doubt Dallas Stewart’s chances at your own risk. Too many times has the equal parts charismatic-and-capable conditioner brought a horse into a big race who seemed a cut below the best and proceeded to take home a considerable chunk of the purse. The names have been written about ad nauseam—Lemons Forever (47-1, 1st, Kentucky Oaks), […]

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