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Pletcher: Shadwell Horses Bring ‘A Welcome Amount Of Pressure’ To The Barn

After the retirement of long-time USA-based Shadwell trainer Kiaran McLaughlin (conditioner of such icons as Invasor, Frosted and Tamarkuz) in April, a fellow previous disciple to the great D. Wayne Lukas, seven-time champion trainer Todd Pletcher, was appropriately ‘tapped’ as his successor. The winner of $390 million in prize money, 4,912 races and 158 G1s […]

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Ajaaweed Breezes For Start In Florida Derby, One Of The Last For McLaughlin As Trainer

Shadwell Stable’s homebred Ajaaweed, graded-stakes placed at 2 and 3, worked a half-mile Friday morning ahead of his next anticipated start in the $1 million Curlin Florida Derby (G1) March 28 at Gulfstream Park. The 1 1/8-mile Florida Derby for 3-year-olds headlines a blockbuster program of 10 stakes, six graded, worth $2.25 million in purses […]

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Sole Volante Shows Dirt Form, Defeats Independence Hall In Sam F. Davis

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Andie Biancone and Limelight Stables’ Sole Volante ended the undefeated streak of 3-5 favorite Independence Hall in Saturday’s Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes, racing away by two lengths on the wire. The 3-year-old son of Karakontie ran 1 1/16 miles over Tampa Bay Downs’ fast main track in 1:42.60, adding the […]

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Undefeated Independence Hall Expected To Headline Saturday’s Sam F. Davis Stakes

Unbeaten 3-year-old Independence Hall is expected to be the headliner on next Saturday’s Festival Preview Day card at Tampa Bay Downs. The stakes-laden program consists of three graded events, topped by the 40th edition of the Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes for 3-year-olds, which is a “Road to the Kentucky Derby” points race. […]

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Re-Routed Shotski Delivers For O’Dwyer In Remsen

Originally scheduled to ship from trainer Jeremiah O’Dwyer’s Midatlantic base to Churchill Downs last weekend for the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, Shotski was scratched due to the soggy weather forecast. The 2-year-old son of Blame proved O’Dwyer’s decision a great one when he won this Saturday’s G3 Remsen at odds of 8-1. Ridden by jockey […]

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