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Keeneland April Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale Set For April 9, 2019

Keeneland officials announced that the 2019 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale will be held Tuesday, April 9. The Preview Day, which will offer breezes over both the main dirt track and turf course, will be held Monday, April 8. “Keeneland looks forward to the return of the April Sale, and we anticipate we will see several 2018 […]

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Hard Study Dominant In Friday’s Flat Out

Paul Pompa, Jr.’s Hard Study continued to capitalize on an eight-month freshening, going 2-for-2 in his 2018 campaign after posting a 5 ¼-length win in the third running of the $100,000 Flat Out for 4-year-olds and up on Friday at Belmont Park. Breaking from the rail, jockey Manny Franco was content to let Hard Study stay well […]

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Special Ops Extends Maker’s Claiming Crown Record With 16th Victory

Skychai Racing’s Special Ops, rebounding from a subpar effort in his previous start, came flying with a relentless run on the far outside to extend trainer Mike Maker’s record run in the Claiming Crown with a 1 ¾-length triumph in the $125,000 Emerald Saturday at Gulftream Park. The 1 1/16-mile Emerald for 3-year-olds and which have started […]

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New York: Irish Hill, Dutchess Views Stallions Merge To Form Largest Stallion Station In Region

In a landmark merger of New York breeding operations, three of the four leading stallions based in the state by 2017 progeny earnings will stand next year under the management of Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions LLC at Irish Hill Century Farm in Saratoga, NY. This will be the largest stallion station in the […]

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Dortmund Retired, Announced As One Of Six New Maryland Stallions For 2018

Kaleem Shah’s Dortmund was first announced to have retired in April of 2017, but the chestnut son of Big Brown returned to training under Art Sherman’s care in anticipation of a start in the Sept. 30 G1 Awesome Again Stakes. According to bloodhorse.com, connections weren’t pleased with the 5-year-old’s final workout for that race, so Dortmund […]

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Archaggelos Splits Rivals For Grey Stakes Victory

Monticule’s homebred colt Archaggelos came through between horses in the stretch to win the $125,000 Grey Stakes (Grade 3) for two-year-olds featured on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Rafael Hernandez worked out the ground-saving trip in the 1-1/16 mile event aboard the Michael Dickinson trainee, who bided his time in fifth-place as the leaders stacked four-wide moving […]

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‘A Lot Stronger Horse’: Reinvigorated Dortmund Could Return In Awesome Again

Dortmund was reportedly retired from racing in April of 2017, but the giant chestnut returned to training with Art Sherman at Los Alamitos in July. Apparently, the brief respite from the racetrack life reinvigorated the 5-year-old son of Big Brown. Sherman told bloodhorse.com that jockey Gary Stevens breezed Dortmund a mile at Los Al in 1:41 4/5 on […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: They Don’t Always Bring Their ‘A’ Game

There were 16,568 racing fans on hand at Del Mar racetrack to watch Saturday’s Grade 2 San Diego Handicap – plus one notable no show. Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate, billed by some as the Horse of the World, “laid an egg,” in the words of his trainer, Bob Baffert. In what was by far the worst performance […]

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VIP Haskell Experience On The Line In Historical Simulation Superfecta Contest

The calendar reads fewer than 50 days until the 50th running of the Grade 1, $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational on Sunday, July 30 at Monmouth Park Racetrack and a variety of promotions and perspectives will countdown to the historic race. Taking center stage in the pre-race promotion is the All-Time Haskell Great Simulated Race […]

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Chilean-Bred Tu Brutus Leads Marathoners In Brooklyn Invitational

The first two finishers in last month’s Flat Out return for more marathon action on Saturday as they head a field of eight for the Grade 2, $400,000 Brooklyn Invitational, which joins the Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets at the unique distance of 1 ½ miles around Belmont Park’s main track. The Chilean-bred Tu […]

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