Tony Dutrow

Mo Town Has New Home On Grass, Rallies To Win Hollywood Derby

Once considered a promising candidate for the Kentucky Derby, Mo Town rallied relentlessly in the stretch to win his first stakes as a 3-year-old in the Grade 1, $300,000 Hollywood Derby on the Jimmy Durante turf course at Del Mar on Saturday. Under John Velazquez, the colt by Uncle Mo out of Grazie Mille, by […]

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Spring Quality Edges Call Provision In Red Smith

Augustin Stable’s Spring Quality thrived in the longest race of his career, edging Call Provision in deep stretch to win the Grade 3, $200,000 Red Smith for 3-year-olds and up Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Under Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, Spring Quality stayed just off 49-1 shot Memories of Peter’s early speed, going a […]

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Scat Daddy’s Get Jets Makes Graded Stakes Debut In Saturday’s Red Smith Handicap

Set to make his graded stakes debut and looking to pick up his third consecutive victory, Team D’s Get Jets will headline a field of 12 in the 58th running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Red Smith at 1 3/8 miles on the inner turf on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. A 4-year-old New York-bred colt […]

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Grade 1 Winner Big World Headed To Fasig-Tipton November

Grade 1 La Troienne winner Big World is scheduled to be consigned to the Fasig-Tipton sale in Lexington on Nov. 6, reports Owner Maggi Moss plans to consign the 4-year-old daughter of Custom for Carlos with Bluewater Sales. “Big World has taken me on a great journey and her victory in the La Troienne was […]

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Mo Town ‘Couldn’t Be Much Better’ Ahead Of Wood Memorial

Grade 2 Remsen winner Mo Town breezed five furlongs Saturday morning ahead of his return to Aqueduct Racetrack in next weekend’s Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial presented by NYRA Bets. At his winter training base at Payson Park in Indiantown, Florida, trainer Tony Dutrow caught the 3-year-old son of Uncle Mo in 1:02. “He went […]

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Mo Town Ships To Gulfstream For Work, Florida Derby Still Under Consideration

On an unseasonably chilly morning in South Florida, Grade 2 Remsen winner Mo Town became acquainted for the first time with Gulfstream Park by working six furlongs for a possible start in the $1 million G1 Florida Derby April 1.  The Tony Dutrow-trained Mo Town shipped from Payson Park, located about 90 miles north […]

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Statistics Trump Common Sense In Committee’s Downgrade Of Blue Grass, Wood Memorial

Many of the best horses in the East Coast on the trail to the Kentucky Derby no longer use the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland or the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct as their final prep before the run for the roses on the first Saturday in May. That fact was reflected when the Thoroughbred Owners […]

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Big World Edges Flora Dora To Take Tempted Stakes

Big World made the successful jump from maiden winner to graded stakes heroine with a determined half-length victory over Flora Dora in the G3 Tempted Stakes at Aqueduct Nov. 3. The Tempted marked the stakes debut for the 2-year-old daughter of Custom for Carlos, who hadn’t raced since breaking her maiden at Saratoga Sept. 6. A […]

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G1 Sprinter The Big Beast Retired, Will Stand At Ocala Stud

The Big Beast, the Grade 1 winner and leading sprinter, has been retired from racing and will stand in 2016 at J. Michael O’Farrell’s Ocala Stud in Florida. A fee will be determined and announced soon. “The Big Beast was a tremendously fast and talented Grade 1 winner on the track, and he’s an imposing […]

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