Dwyer Stakes

Tacitus Draws Post Six, Tabbed As 5-2 Favorite For Runhappy Travers

R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s former claimer Tax and Juddmonte Farms regally bred Tacitus, the one-two finishers of the Grade 2 Jim Dandy presented by NYRA Bets, renew their rivalry on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course in the 150th running of Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers. […]

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Travers: Code Of Honor Has ‘Done Nothing But Move Forward’ Since Dwyer Victory

W.S. Farish’s homebred Code of Honor, a chestnut son of Noble Mission, posted his final workout in preparation for the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers on Monday morning on the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga. Hall of Fame conditioner Shug McGaughey, in search of his fourth Travers win after previously winning with Easy Goer […]

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‘He Found The Hole And He Was There’: Travers The Target For Code Of Honor

Bill Farish’s homebred Code of Honor had no trouble in his return earning a 97 Beyer Speed Figure for his impressive 3 1/4 length score in Saturday’s Grade 3 Dwyer at Belmont Park, traveling last-to-first in his first race since being placed second following the disqualification of Maximum Security in the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby. […]

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Derby Runner-Up Code Of Honor Has Matured Mentally And Physically Ahead Of G3 Dwyer

After being elevated to second in the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby, William Farish’s Code of Honor is making his anticipated reappearance to the races, cutting back in distance in the 103rd running of the Saturday’s Grade 3 $250,000 Dwyer, one of five graded stakes events scheduled for Saturday’s Stars & Stripes Racing Festival. The sophomore […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: What Are The Odds?

Last weekend’s Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park stirred up an issue that’s plagued the racing industry for years — the issue of dramatic odds shifts late in the betting. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss what’s happening behind the scenes to cause such changes in the betting as […]

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Commentary: To Fix Late Odds Shifts, Change The System

Last Saturday was a wonderful day at Belmont.  We saw great racing in great weather in a beautiful setting, and for customers there were huge pools to bet into. It was truly some of the best this sport – a sport my friend Eric Poteck calls “Gambletainment”  – offers. It had something for everyone. On […]

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Report: $124,109 Bet Late On Firenze Fire Ahead Of Dwyer

The Thoroughbred Daily News reports the last-minute drop in odds on Grade 3 Dwyer winner Firenze Fire last weekend was the result of $124,109 being wagered on the colt to win within seconds of the close of betting. Firenze Fire appeared to be at 5-1 leaving the gate and 5-2 after the race began. The TDN […]

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Firenze Fire Dominant In Dwyer; Mendelssohn Third

Mr. Amore Stable won a pair of graded stakes races at different tracks within a 30-minute span on Saturday afternoon. First, Vision Perfect took the Parx Dash, and then homebred Firenze Fire blew away the field in the Grade 3 Dwyer Stakes. The 3-year-old son of Poseidon’s Warrior, ridden by Irad Ortiz for trainer Jason […]

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Weekend Lineup: Stars & Stripes

An exciting weekend of graded stakes action is on tap for racing fans, with NBC coverage of the Stars & Stripes card at Belmont Park on Saturday. The two features are the Belmont Oaks and Belmont Derby, but international intrigue extends to the Dwyer Stakes on the undercard as well. Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan […]

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