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In-Foal Amapola Delivers In Monmouth’s Incredible Revenge Stakes

Amapola, four months in foal, made what was likely her last race before motherhood a memorable one, drawing off to win the $75,000 Incredible Revenge Stakes by 5½ lengths on Saturday at Monmouth Park. The 4-year-old filly, in foal to Divining Rod, sat off an early two-horse speed duel before making an explosive mood midway through the turn to […]

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Paulita Honors Late Breeder By Winning Stakes Race Named In His Honor

More than two years after his passing, influential advertising executive and successful Thoroughbred owner and breeder William M. Backer was represented in the winner’s circle Saturday by a horse he bred winning her stakes debut in a race named in his honor. Hat Creek Racing’s Paulita ($3.40) stalked pacesetter Secret Or Not for a half-mile before putting […]

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Code Warrior, Lull Among 10 Fillies Contest Royal North At Woodbine

Back-to-back Grade 3 Hendrie Stakes winner Code Warrior headlines the local contingent amid a talented field of 10 distaffers set to contest the $175,000 Royal North Stakes (Grade 2) on Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course this Sunday afternoon. The Royal North is one of two six-furlong sprint stakes co-featured on the 1 p.m. program at […]

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Smiling Causeway Takes MATCH Lead In Filly & Mare Turf Sprint Division

Mr Amore Stable’s Vision Perfect and Audley Farm Stables’ Smiling Causeway were both sharp in victory in two MATCH Series turf sprints July 7 at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania. Vision Perfect, trained by Jason Servis, took the grade III, $200,000 Parx Dash, while Smiling Causeway captured the $100,000 Turf Amazon Stakes for trainer Arnaud Delacour. […]

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Virginia-Breds In Spotlight With Quartet Of Stakes At Laurel

Mr. & Mrs. Bertram Firestone’s homebred Special Envoy, who capped last season with three consecutive stakes victories, is set to launch his 7-year-old season against familiar company in Saturday’s $75,000 Edward Evans Stakes at Laurel Park. The one-mile Edward Evans is among four $75,000 stakes restricted to Virginia-bred/sired horses 3 years old and up over […]

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Hawksmoor Set For Seasonal Bow In Saturday’s Dahlia At Laurel

Lael Stables’ Hawksmoor, a German Group 2 winner who developed into a multiple graded-stakes winner in the U.S. last spring and summer, will open her 5-year-old campaign in Saturday’s $100,000 Dahlia at Laurel Park. The 16th running of the one-mile Dahlia for fillies and mares over the All Along Turf Course is among five stakes worth $550,000 in […]

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Valadorna Tops Field Of 13 In Friday’s Doubledogdare

Stonestreet Stables’ multiple graded stakes-placed Valadorna headlines a field of 13 fillies and mares entered Sunday for Friday’s 24th running of the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (G3) run at 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Keeneland. The Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare will go as the ninth race on Friday’s 10-race program with a 5:30 p.m. ET post time. First post time Friday is 1:05 p.m. Trained by Mark […]

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Broken Rein Can’t Derail Tricks To Doo In Maiden Romp At Laurel

Neither a broken rein nor the finish line could slow down Lael Stables’ Tricks to Doo in his second career start, losing his rider on the gallop out and needing to be caught in the paddock following a 5 ¾-length romp in Friday’s sixth race at Laurel Park. Both jockey Feargal Lynch and Tricks to Doo ($2.20), […]

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Barbaro Half-Sister Breaks Maiden At Laurel Park

Lael Stables’ homebred Madame Milan, a juvenile half-sister to 2006 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Barbaro, took advantage of a stretch out in distance to earn her first career victory in a competitive maiden special weight that kicked off Friday’s nine-race program at Laurel Park. Madame Milan ($3.80) was favored at 4-5 in the $40,000 event […]

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Drefong A Defender Su Título En La Breeders’ Cup Sprint Luego De Dominar El Forego S.

Una de las mayores preocupaciones del entrenador Bob Baffert con respecto a los ejemplares que había enviado a Saratoga la semana pasada era sin duda el comportamiento de Drefong en el Forego S. (G1, $600,000), carrera que pertenece a la serie “Win and You’re In” de la Breeders’ Cup y que otorga a su ganador […]

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