Racing

Cal Nation looks to get two turns in Gulfstream allowance

After an impressive maiden winner, Cal Nation will look to prove himself at two turns in a Gulfstream allowance race this Saturday. The son of Distorted Humor won by 7 3/4 lengths in a Feb. 5 debut with John Velazquez aboard.

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Eclair de Lune hopes nine furlongs a more suitable distance in Santa Ana

After finding difficulty in her last outing at a mile in the Megahertz Stakes, Eclair de Lune’s connections hope the nine furlong Santa Ana Stakes on the turf will be a much more suitable distance. for the German-bred mare. She will see rival It Tiz again, who beat her last time out, and will have […]

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J P’s Gusto waiting in wings for fast-paced Rebel

With speedsters like The Factor entered into this weekend’s Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn, the connections for J P’s Gusto feel pretty good about their chances this weekend. “He’s got a pretty good turn of foot, that’s for sure,” trainer Joe Petalino said of J P’s Gusto. “But he can also come from off of it.

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Cicada Stakes at Aqueduct a wide-open seven-horse field

Press Release In Step, a promising filly owned by Darley Stable, will get a class test Saturday afternoon at Aqueduct Racetrack when she faces six other 3-year-old fillies in the 19th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Cicada at six furlongs over the inner track. Purchased for $1 million at the 2009 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, […]

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American World Cup team lands in Dubai

Press Release The American-based team of 13 top horses set to compete on the $26-million Dubai World Cup (G1) program on March 26 landed safely in Dubai around 7:15 local time on Wednesday evening and were transported to Meydan and settled in their stalls within about an hour. Jim Cornes, who oversees the international stables […]

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Inside Information looks to be strongest of Gulfstream sprint series

The six-furlong Sugar Swirl and 6 1/2-furlong Hurricane Bertie have featured very similar casts headlined by multiple graded stakes winner Hilda’s Passion. But the finale this Saturday looks to pit Hilda against a much more formidable field including the likes of Beautician and Amen Hallelujah.

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Willcox Inn looks Blue Grass bound

Recently finishing second in the Grindstone Stakes, trainer Mike Stidham is tentatively looking to build on that race with the Blue Grass Stakes for Derby contender Willcox Inn. He finished third over the same track last year in the Breeders’ Futurity.

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Adelaide Cup moving dates, holiday is not

Due to competition from other events, the Adelaide Cup which has been running during the peak tourism period called “Mad March”, will move back to its original date in May. While the racing carnival has enjoyed a public holiday during its running, unfortunately, the government has elected to not move the holiday to May. “We […]

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Louisiana Derby low on probable starters

A series of defections have cut a once robust Louisiana Derby in half with only five probable starters so far. Neil Howard’s pair, Wilkinson and Machen, and Mucho Macho Man are the most notable of the field.

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Gran Estreno’s career ends with ankle injury

Eight-year-old Gran Estreno, a multiple graded stakes winner, broke both sesamoids in his right front ankle joint during a workout Monday morning at the Fair Grounds and has been retired by his connections. “It was tragic, just horrible,” trainer Mike Stidham said, adding that there “was never a question about trying to save him.”

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