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Colic, Laminitis Take Life Of Haskell Winner Roman Ruler

Classic sire Roman Ruler died in Argentina on Monday, reports drf.com. The 15-year-old from the first crop of Fusaichi Pegasus developed laminitis after severe colic, and was unable to be saved. The Grade 1 Haskell winner had stood at Haras Vacacion in Buenos Aires since 2015, resultant of his success as a shuttle stallion in […]

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Millionaire Rule to stand at Vinery New York

Rule, a multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at Vinery New York for 2013. The WinStar homebred joins leading sire Bluegrass Cat as a Vinery/WinStar Venture standing in the Empire State. Rule’s introductory fee will be $6,500 stands and nurses, and he’ll participate in the “Dream Big” breeders’ […]

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Rule convincing winner of Monmouth Cup

WinStar Farm’s Rule, making his first start since October, showed no signs of rust when galloping home an easy winner over Flat Out in the Monmouth Cup (gr. II) July 7. Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden confidently by Joe Bravo, Rule (Roman Ruler-Rockcide, by Personal Flag) sat just off the pacesetting Sloane Ranger for […]

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Giant Oak, Rule clash in Hawthorne Gold Cup

Reigning Illinois-bred Horse of the Year and multiple Grade 1 winner, Giant Oak heads a field of 10 for the 75th running of the Grade 2, $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup.  To be contested on the dirt at 1 ¼ miles, the Gold Cup will go as the 9th race on the Saturday Hawthorne Card with […]

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Havre de Grace set as 8-5 ML favorite in Woodward

Press Release Two years ago, Rachel Alexandra beat the boys and became the first filly to win the Grade 1 Woodward at Saratoga Race Course, an achievement that helped propel her to Horse of the Year honors. Saturday, it will be the 4-year-old filly Havre de Grace’s turn to take on males in the 58th […]

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Jones cancels Havre de Grace work; Woodward still a go

Press Release Hurricane Irene forced trainer Larry Jones to cancel a planned workout for Grade 1 Woodward Stakes prospect Havre de Grace, the 4-year-old filly sensation who will be taking on males in the Grade 1, 1 1/8-mile Woodward on Saturday. “We’ll just gallop into it,” Jones said early Monday afternoon. “We normally would have […]

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Duke Of Mischief wins Charles Town Classic

Duke Of Mischief appeared to love the sloppy track and scored a two-length win in the Grade 3, $1 million Charles Town Classic Saturday night. Under Joe Bravo, Duke Of Mischief powered away from the field of nine rivals in mid-stretch to win by two lengths in 1:51.13 for 1 1/8 miles.  Game On Dude […]

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Game On Setsuko: Big ‘Cap rematch at Charles Town

After a controversial finish decided by Santa Anita stewards, Santa Anita Handicap winner Game On Dude will face runner-up Setsuko in the Charles Town Classic this Saturday. As previously reported, jockey David Flores will ride Game On Dude for the Charles Town race due to his experience with bullring tracks. Other notables include Tackleberry and […]

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PDI #1 Uncle Mo heads busy Florida work tab

Press Release It was a busy Sunday morning at Palm Meadows for trainer Todd Pletcher’s juggernaut stable with a dozen stakes runners hitting the work tab, led by Repole Stable’s undefeated Eclipse champion Uncle Mo, who worked five furlongs in a ‘bullet’ 1:00 3/5 in company with stablemate Stay Thirsty.  Both works were listed as […]

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Giant Oak storms home in Donn Handicap

Giant Oak came with his patented late run and this time, he left no room for doubt or controversy, winning convincingly the Grade 1, $500,000 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream Park Saturday. Under Shaun Bridgmohan, Giant Oak came storming home outside the trio of Morning Line, Rule and I Want Revenge for a two-length victory in […]

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