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Robert Lewis could be career-altering for Ten Devils

After running over the turf for his first three starts, Ten Devils will make his dirt debut in the Robert Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita this Saturday. A key prep for the Santa Anita Derby, the connections of Ten Devils hopes he can make the transistion effortlessly and give PDI #4 Tapizar all he can […]

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PDI #19 Mucho Macho Man may ship to Fair Grounds for Risen Star

The beaten favorite in last month’s Holy Bull, Mucho Macho Man is looking for graded earnings and may be shipped to the Fair Grounds by trainer Kathy Ritvo. “We’re just looking for an easier spot for him thant the Fountain of Youth to get him some graded earnings and the Risen Star is certainly an […]

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El Camino Real Derby could be magical moment for Positive Response and jockey

Positive Response and jockey Julien Couton both found each other at Golden Gate Fields by chance. Saturday they will be out to prove that their chance meeting will turn out to be something far more special.

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Tackleberry, Soaring Empire head field of eight in Gulfstream Sprint

Hal’s Hope winner Soaring Empire and Sunshine Millions Classic surprise winner Tackleberry will face off in the Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship on Saturday. Multiple stakes winner Custom For Carlos will not be running despite expectations his connections would be aiming for the race. “He won’t run back here,” trainer Eddie Kenneally said. “I want to […]

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Russo: What happens to the unsung juveniles of Saratoga?

We all know the stars from last year’s Saratoga meet. PDI #1 Uncle Mo, #5 Boys At Tosconova, #14 Astrology, and #2 To Honor And Serve are all major contenders on the Derby Trail this year. But what happens to those who may never actually win a race and fade off into obscurity?

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PDI #16 The Factor looking strong for San Vicente

Returning to the scene where The Factor set the six furlong record on the new Santa Anita dirt track, the Bob Baffert-trained Derby contender will contest other three-year-olds in the San Vicente Stakes on Feb. 20.

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Parx cancels card again; looks to hold Saturday card

For the tenth time since Jan. 29, Parx Racing has cancelled racing or has run an abbreviated card. Officials are confident that a Saturday card will still be run in its entirety.

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Dubai World Cup winner Well Armed retired

Press Release Well Armed, best known for his record-breaking 14-length victory in the 2009 Dubai World Cup (G1), has been retired from racing. The 8-year-old had recently been attempting a comeback with trainer Eoin Harty, but he came up with a small amount of filling in a tendon following a half-mile workout on Jan. 20 […]

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Oaklawn cancels Thursday card due to weather

Press Release Oaklawn Park has made the decision to cancel live racing for Thursday, Feb. 10, after another snow storm hit Hot Springs Wednesday. As of 10 a.m., nearly four inches of snow had fallen and up to eight inches is expected by nightfall. The average snow fall for this area is less than six […]

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West: Give me Breeders’ Cup over Super Bowl

Gary West argues that the Super Bowl, while the biggest sporting event every year, pales in comparison on the greatness meter to the Breeders’ Cup. While the Super Bowl’s greatness is measured by the events surrounding the game, West says the same statement cannot be made in regards to horse racing’s Super Bowl. “Even boyond, […]

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