Graham Motion

West Coast En Busca De Su Quinto Triunfo Consecutivo Este Sábado En El Pennsylvania Derby

Luego de su convincente triunfo en el Travers S. (G1), el castaño West Coast tratará de lograr su quinta victoria consecutiva y a la vez su segunda selectiva Grado 1 al enfrentar a nueve rivales este sábado en el Pennsylvania Derby (G1, $1,000,000), una de las dos pruebas centrales del programa de Parx Racing. Cotizado […]

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Untamed Domain Unstoppable In Summer Stakes

West Point Thoroughbreds’ Untamed Domain (3-1) came flying down the center of Woodbine’s stretch to win Sunday’s Grade 2 Summer Stakes by a half-length over the favored (8-5) Hemp Hemp Hurray. The juvenile son of Animal Kingdom, ridden by Joe Bravo for trainer Graham Motion, covered a mile over the firm turf in 1:34.73, earning […]

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Quidura Proves Deserved Favorite In Canadian Stakes

Gestuet Faehrhof’s homebred Quidura was heavily favored at 2-5 in Saturday’s Grade 2 Canadian Stakes at Woodbine, and in the final sixteenth proved a deserved one with a 3/4-length victory. Ridden by Junior Alvarado for trainer Graham Motion, the 4-year-old daughter of Dubawi covered 1 1/8 miles over the firm turf in 1:45.26 for her […]

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Report: Appeal Filed In KHRC/Motion Methocarbamol Case

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has filed an appeal of the decision of a Franklin County Circuit Court’s decision to overturn a ruling in a methocarbamol case involving trainer Graham Motion. The BloodHorse reports that the KHRC filed the motion Sept. 12 in the Kentucky Court of Appeals. The court battle stems from the 2015 […]

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Miss Temple City, Múltiple Ganadora De Grado, A La Venta En La Subasta De Noviembre De Fasig-Tipton

Miss Temple City, múltiple ganadora Grado 1, será ofrecida en la subasta de Fasig-Tipton del venidero lunes 6 de Noviembre en Lexington, Kentucky. La cincoañera será consignada como prospecto de yegua madre por Select Sales (agente). Toda una trotamundos, Miss Temple City está entre las más exitosas yeguas grameras de fecha reciente. Entrenada por Graham […]

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Miss Temple City Grinds Out Victory In Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf

Miss Temple City returned to form with a determined, neck victory over Zipessa in the G3 Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf. The victory was the first for the daughter of Temple City since winning the G1 Matriarch in December. Since that time, she’s only run twice, finishing off the board in the G1 Queen Anne at […]

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Half-Brother To Irish War Cry, Irish Strait Favored In Wednesday’s $400,000 Tourist Mile

Trainer Graham Motion was a bit surprised hear Irish Strait is the 2-1 morning-line favorite in Wednesday’s $400,000 Tourist Mile at Kentucky Downs. But the 5-year-old gelding is arguably the most consistent horse in the field of eight, especially on the turf. The son of turf champion English Channel won Monmouth Park’s Grade 3 Red […]

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Irish War Cry Breezes Five Furlongs Toward Pennsylvania Derby

Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry recorded a five-furlong breeze at Fair Hill Training Center on Monday, beginning in company with Spring Quality and pulling away late in a time of 1:01.4. Herringswellstables.com reports that the 3-year-old son of Curlin is being pointed to the Pennsylvania Derby. The Graham Motion trainee was most recently fourth in […]

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Finley: Franklin Circuit Court Decision Allows For ‘Common-Sense Judgements’

On Aug. 18, Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate overruled the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on the suspension and fine of trainer Graham Motion for a methocarbamol overage in 2015. Judge Wingate declared that the absolute insurer rule is unconstitutional, and Bill Finley strongly agreed with the ruling in an op/ed for thoroughbreddailynews.com. Motion-trained filly Kitten’s […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Woodbine Jackpot $1M Carryover: Thinking ‘Absolute’?

A judge’s recent decision in Kentucky could have far-reaching consequences for horse racing, depending on what happens next. The case involves a medication overage appealed by trainer Graham Motion, and at stake is the long-standing trainer responsibility rule that maintains trainers have “absolute” accountability over what happens in their stables. Is it unconstitutional? In this […]

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