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‘He’s Really Taken To Churchill Downs’: Determined Gift Box Set For ‘Win And You’re In’ Stephen Foster

Hronis Racing’s Gift Box arrived at Churchill Downs on Tuesday to begin preparing for Saturday night’s 38th running of the $600,000 Stephen Foster Presented by GE Appliances (Grade 2) – the centerpiece of an action-packed, prime-time program at Churchill Downs billed as “Downs After Dark Presented by Budweiser.” “He’s really taken to Churchill Downs well […]

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Juvenile Fore Left Runs Straight And True In Tremont

Favored Fore Left made short work of his six rivals on Friday afternoon at Belmont Park, popping out of the gate on top and never looking back as he romped to a 4 1/2-length victory on the 122nd running of the $150,000 Tremont for 2-year-olds. The Tremont was the second of five stakes on the […]

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Concrete Rose Upsets Newspaperofrecord In Edgewood

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose avenged her eighth-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf this Friday with a resounding defeat of Newspaperofrecord in the G3 Edgewood. Ridden by Julien Leparoux for trainer Rusty Arnold, the 3-year-old daughter of Twirling Candy overtook that rival in the stretch to win by 3 3/4 […]

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‘Freak’ Liam’s Map Colt Brings $1.2 Million To Top OBS Spring Sale’s Third Session

Numbers were already tracking safely ahead in both the daily and cumulative returns by the time a Liam’s Map colt lit up the board for $1.2 million near the end of Thursday’s session at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, but the seven-figure transaction ensured the upward trend would continue […]

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Three Fillies Breeze Quarters In :21-Flat At OBS Spring Sale’s Opening Under-Tack Session

Battling a persistent headwind throughout the day, fillies by Danza, Fast Anna and Twirling Candy worked quarters in :21-flat to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2019 Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. Following are the three fillies […]

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Street Boss Filly Tops Texas 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale

After four fillies tied for the fastest time during Sunday’s under tack show at Lone Star Park, fillies again took center stage in Wednesday’s Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale with the five highest prices. The auction, sponsored by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park, was held at the Dallas-area track. From 110 horses […]

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Four Fillies Share Fastest Eighth Time At Texas 2-Year-Olds In Training Breeze Show

Four fillies clocked an eighth-mile in :10 2/5 on Sunday at Lone Star Park during the under tack show for the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The auction, originally scheduled for Tuesday, will be held this Wednesday at noon. The sale is sponsored by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. “We saw some […]

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Gift Box Noses Out McKinzie In Santa Anita Handicap

The Santa Anita Handicap was billed as a two-horse race and it became on at the top of the lane, when 4-5 favorite McKinzie hooked up with 2-1 second choice Gift Box. The pair battled the length of the stretch, and while Gift Box was slightly ahead on the wire, McKinzie got a perfect head […]

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Law Abidin Citizen Wins Injury-Marred San Simeon

Dan Agnew, Gerry Schneider and John Xitco’s Law Aibidin Citizen came away victorious in the injury-marred running of Sunday’s G3 San Simeon Stakes at Santa Anita Park. A 5-year-old gelding by Twirling Candy, Law Abidin Citizen paid $15.60 to win by a length over Cistron while heavy favorite Conquest Tsunami faded to fifth after setting […]

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Favored Concrete Rose Holds On For Florida Oaks Triumph

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose had the lead at the top of the stretch and was able to hold on through the wire to win the G3 Florida Oaks by a half-length on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs. The sophomore daughter of Twirling Candy paid $8.40 as the tepid favorite. Ridden by Julien […]

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