Turbulent Descent

Triple Crown Winner Justify Attracts Star-Studded First Book Of Mares

When a Triple Crown winner retires to stud, the expectation is that his debut book of mares will be one of the strongest of the season. The first class of mares bred to 2018 Horse of the Year and Triple Crown winner Justify has lived up to that expectation, per an advertisement released by Coolmore […]

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Grade 1 winner Turbulent Descent retired

Turbulent Descent, a grade 1 winner from ages two through four, has been retired. Plans call for her to be bred to War Front. Turbulent Descent, a daughter of Congrats, captured the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) as a juvenile, and won the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) the following spring. Both those victories came while […]

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Dust and Diamonds Leaves Rivals Behind in Gallant Bloom Handicap

Dust and Diamonds tracked the early pacesetter in second, took command straightening for home, and held sway in the stretch to prevail by 1 ¼ lengths in the Grade 2, $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap on Saturday at Belmont Park. Content to follow Roman Treasure through an opening quarter-mile in 21.82 seconds and a half in […]

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Gallant Bloom loaded with talent

Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap at Belmont Park attracted 10 fillies and mares, many with an eye on the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint in November. “Pretty much all of the top [female sprinters] besides Groupie Doll will be in Saturday’s race,” said Eric Fein, owner of C C’s Pal, 8-1 on […]

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RacingFuture.com presents Photos of the Week 8.27.12

Million-dollar races were on tap on both coasts as Saratoga hosted the $1 million Travers Stakes and Del Mar hosted $1 million TVG Pacific Classic. Both races showcased some of the best in racing as favored Alpha and longshot Golden Ticket wound up in a dead heat in the Travers. Not to be outdone by […]

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Turbulent Descent smooth as silk in Ballerina win

Turbulent Descent showed no signs of rust as she took the lead with a furlong to run and cruised to a one-length victory over Derwin’s Star in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 24. The victory in the Ballerina assured the 4-year-old daughter of Congrats a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Filly […]

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‘Descent’ makes debut for new connections in Ballerina

Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year in Friday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina at Saratoga Race Course. A “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, the seven-furlong Ballerina drew a field of seven for […]

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Turbulent Descent sold, will join Pletcher in New York

Multiple grade 1-winning filly Turbulent Descent has been purchased by Coolmore Racing and transferred to trainer Todd Pletcher in New York, it was reported by the Daily Racing Form. The 4-year-old filly, who was originally owned by the Blinkers On Racing Stable, is scheduled to ship from California to New York on Tuesday. Turbulent Descent […]

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Turbulent Descent sweeps past Izzy Rules to take Desert Stormer

Making her first start of 2012, Turbulent Descent remained undefeated at Betfair Hollywood Park with a victory in the $72,570 Desert Stormer Handicap Sunday. Idle since a poor performance in the Grade I La Brea Stakes last New Year’s Eve at Santa Anita, the 4-year-old daughter of Congrats took charge late for her fourth win […]

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Turbulent Descent will be rested for 60 days

Trainer Mike Puype said multiple Grade 1 winner Turbulent Descent was sent to Magali Farms in Santa Ynez, Calif. for a 60-day rest and will be pointed for a campaign in the second half of 2012, according to the Daily Racing Form. Turbulent Descent finished a disappointing sixth in the La Brea Stakes on Dec. […]

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