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City Boy Steps Up At 24-1 In Nearctic Stakes

The Estate of Gustav Schickedanz and Donald Howard’s City Boy made the jump to graded stakes company a successful one on Saturday, gamely hanging on to win the G2 Nearctic Stakes by a head at odds of 24-1. The 5-year-old City Zip gelding, ridden by Jesse Campbell for trainer Michael Keogh, ran six furlongs over […]

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Alms Grinds Out Matron Victory

Godolphin homebred Alms remains undefeated after a last-to-first performance in Saturday’s Grade 3 Matron Stakes at Belmont, earning her second straight win at odds of 3-5. The juvenile daughter of City Zip, ridden by Jose Lezcano for trainer Mike Stidham, ran six furlongs over the firm turf in 1:09.30. Alms defeated 11-1 frontrunner Time Limit […]

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Track Record-Setting Caribou Club Could Target Breeders’ Cup Mile

Glen Hill Farm’s multiple graded-stakes winning homebred Caribou Club, coming off back-to-back record-setting performances, could be headed for the Breeders’ Cup off his come-from-behind triumph in the $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) Saturday at Laurel Park. Glen Hill president Craig Bernick said Sunday that the gelded 5-year-old son of Grade 1 winner City Zip […]

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Caribou Club Lowers Laurel’s Track Record In BWI Turf Cup

Glen Hill Farm homebred Caribou Club managed to hold on by a head over Frontier Market in Saturday’s Grade 3 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup, winning his third race of the season at odds of 7-2. The 5-year-old gelding by City Zip, ridden by Feargal Lynch and conditioned by Tom Proctor, set a new track record […]

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Snapper Sinclair Shines In Opening Day Tourist Mile At Kentucky Downs

Saturday in the richest race of the opening day of the RUNHAPPY meet at Kentucky Downs, the $749,000 Tourist Mile, Snapper Sinclair rallied to catch pacesetting Real Story in the shadow of the wire to score by a half-length, pushing his local record to two-for-two. In 2017 during his 2-year-old season, he won the Fasig-Tipton […]

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‘His Class Carried Him’; Improbable Returns With Victory In Del Mar’s Shared Belief

Improbable, who went postward the 4-1 favorite in the Kentucky Derby last spring, returned to competition Sunday with an easy victory in the featured $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes for 3-year-olds.at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif. Improbable, out of action since the May 18 Preakness Stakes in which he was sixth behind […]

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Anyportinastorm Assigned High Weight For Longacres Mile

Anyportinastorm has been assigned high weight of 124 lbs for the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3), to be run Sunday, August 11, at Emerald Downs. Virtually untested in a pair of romping stakes victories this season, Anyportinastorm received three more pounds than the next highest-weighted horses–El Huerfano, Higher Power, More Power to Him and Solid Wager, […]

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Local Star Anyportinastorm Heads 21 Nominees To Longacres Mile

Fifty-six horses have been nominated to the inaugural Championship Sunday at Emerald Downs, featuring four stakes worth an aggregate $350,000 on August 11. The $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) leads with 21 nominations while the $50,000 Emerald Distaff (10), $50,000 Muckleshoot Derby (154) and $50,000 Washington Oaks (11) also drew double-digit nominations. The latter three races […]

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Anyportinastorm Makes A Statement With Authoritative Budweiser Win

Stamping himself as the top local contender for the Longacres Mile in six weeks, Anyportinastorm blitzed a solid field of older horses in Sunday’s $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs. A 5-year-old by City Zip, Anyportinastorm blazed 6 ½ furlongs in 1:14.35 and romped home 6 ½ lengths clear of stable mate Oh Marvelous Me […]

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Daredevil Colt Clocks Fastest Quarter At OBS June Sale’s First Under-Tack Session

Hip No. 100, a son of Daredevil consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., agent, breezed a quarter-mile in :20 3/5 on Wednesday to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the under-tack show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale. The dark […]

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