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Bricks And Mortar, Midnight Bisou One-Two In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

While the next generation of talent was on display this past weekend during 2-year-old graded stakes at Woodbine and Churchill Downs, racing’s current standouts continue to hold sway in the weekly NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Taking up his customary position out front is leading Horse of the Year candidate Bricks and Mortar, who has held […]

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Robert Bruce Retired, Will Enter Stud In Chile

Robert Bruce, the winner of the 2018 Arlington Million Stakes, has been retired from racing and will return to his native Chile to begin his stallion career, Daily Racing Form reports. Trainer Chad Brown told DRF’s David Grening the 5-year-old son of Fast Company came out of his most recent effort, a fourth-place effort in […]

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Bloodlines: Japan’s Grass Is Greener For Stallion Prospects Like Turf Star Bricks And Mortar

The Grade 1 Arlington Million became the 10th victory in 12 starts for Bricks and Mortar (by Giant’s Causeway), who is a virtual certainty to be divisional champion and is also a serious contender for Horse of the Year. Not since Kotashaan (Darshaan) in 1993 has a turf champion exerted the prowess to become Horse […]

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‘Flawless’ Bricks And Mortar Continues To Lead NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

No rival has been able to topple Bricks and Mortar on the race track this season and after his latest triumph in the Grade 1 Arlington Million XXXVII on August 10, the son of Giant’s Causeway remains equally dominant when it comes to his reign atop the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Since ascending to No. […]

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‘A Sense Of Relief’ For Brown After Historic Arlington Million Day

Trainer Chad Brown enjoyed a remarkable day of racing on Saturday at Arlington Park, sweeping the final four races on the card, including Grade 1 scores in the Arlington Million, Beverly D. and Secretariat as well as a win in the Grade 3 Pucker Up, with Bricks and Mortar, Sistercharlie, Valid Point, and Cafe Americano […]

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Cafe Americano Closes Big Day For Brown With Pucker Up Win

Peter Brant’s sophomore filly Cafe Americano closed out a dominant day for Chad Brown at Arlington Park with a win in the G3 Pucker Up Stakes, giving the trainer a sweep of the final four races on the card (including the three Grade 1’s, Beverly D., Secretariat, and Arlington Million). The daughter of Medaglia d’Oro […]

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Bricks And Mortar Delivers Arlington Million To Give Brown G1 Sweep

Stuck behind a wall of horses at the quarter pole, it looked as though Bricks and Mortar’s five-race win streak would come to an end in the 2019 Arlington Million. Ever-patient, jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. found a hole and sent the 5-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway on through to make his bid for a third […]

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Valid Point Continues Brown’s Arlington Success With Secretariat Victory

Michael Ryan and 3 Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ Valid Point made it another Grade 1 win for trainer Chad Brown on the Arlington Million undercard when he stormed home to win the G1 Secretariat by a length. One race earlier, Brown sent out Sistercharlie for a repeat in the G1 Beverly D. Valid Point ($7.00), a […]

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Weekend Lineup: Arlington Million

Titans of the turf will be in the spotlight this weekend as the Grade 1 Arlington Million headlines a trio of top-level grass tests at Arlington International Racecourse while the Grade 1 Fourstardave Handicap anchors Saturday’s card at Saratoga Race Course. The Fourstardave Handicap and Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special will be broadcast live on […]

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Equibase Analysis: Can Anyone Stop Bricks And Mortar In Arlington Million?

For some handicappers and racing fans, the field for the 37th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Arlington Million is divided into two groups – Bricks and Mortar and everyone else. Bricks and Mortar is the definitive leader in the Breeders’ Cup Turf division in North America, having won six straight races going back […]

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