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Llegó El Momento De Considerar Cambios En La Triple Corona Norteamericana?

Muchos periodistas, analistas y aficionados se hacen la misma pregunta cada vez que culmina la Triple Corona: es acaso el momento de cambiar? Comencemos por detallar la cantidad de tresañeros que han participado en las tres competencias (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes y Belmont Stakes) en cada uno de los últimos diez años: 2008: Big Brown* […]

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Haskell, Travers On The Table For Romans’ J Boys Echo

Trainer Dale Romans’ name was part of the 2017 Triple Crown picture with J Boys Echo but a pair of late-developing 3-year-olds, Stronach Stables’ Singing Bullet and Albaugh Family Stable’s Watch Me Whip, could shake up the picture for the second half of 2017. “We have some solid 3-year-olds in the barn,” Romans said. “We […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine Racetrack: Changing Of The Crown?

Only one horse ran in all three legs of the Triple Crown this year, which has prompted the seemingly annual discussion about whether it’s time to make changes to the timing of the races, offer incentives or make other tweaks. In this edition of The Friday Show presented by Woodbine Racetrack, Scott Jagow and Ray […]

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TCI: Belmont Stakes, Triple Crown Wrap

Jon & Joel discuss the results of the Belmont Stakes and wrap another Triple Crown season. Did their system of indicating stamina hold true? They also look forward with this year’s 3-year-old division, and preview TCI’s upcoming annual Breeders’ Cup series.

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Commentary: Vet Record Transparency Should Be Rule For Every Race Day, Not Just Major Stakes

As it has been well-documented over the past week, Japanese challenger Epicharis was forced to miss the G1 Belmont Stakes last Saturday after becoming lame in his right front hoof. The colt’s status for the race first came into question a few days prior, when the New York State Gaming Commission released the veterinary records […]

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Champion Hansel, 1991 Preakness And Belmont Winner, Euthanized In Virginia At 29

Lazy Lane Farm’s Hansel, winner of the Preakness and Belmont Stakes, and subsequently an Eclipse Award winner as champion 3-year-old male of 1991, was euthanized Tuesday at his owner’s farm in Upperville, Va., due to the infirmities of old age. He had been pensioned from stud duties in 2012. Bred in Virginia in 1988 by Marvin Little, […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Tapit’s Sire Appeal Runs Deep

Only the great Hall of Fame trainer Woody Stephens had a more impressive string of success (five in a row) at the Belmont Stakes than America’s leading sire Tapit. After the most recent renewal of America’s longest classic, Tapit has sired three of the last four Belmont Stakes winners, and only 2015 Horse of the […]

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Report: All-Sources Handle On Belmont Stakes Shows Slight Decline Compared To 2016

All-sources betting on the Belmont Stakes on June 10 showed a decline when compared with figures from 2016. According to the Daily Racing Form, all-sources handle was down 9.2 percent compared to 2016. Total handle on the Belmont was $47.5 million, down from $52.2 million last year. Total handle on the Belmont day card was a bit stronger than what it […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: The Race To The Breeding Shed

There was a time, not so long ago, that sporting men and women would breed Thoroughbreds to race them. Today, it seems, we have more business people who race to breed. With the 2017 Triple Crown in the books – and three different horses winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont for the ninth time […]

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Irish War Cry Haskell-Bound After ‘Gutsy’ Effort In Belmont Stakes

Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry, a gutsy second as the favorite in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, exited the race in good order and will be pointed to the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational July 30 at Monmouth Park. Graham Motion checked in on the multiple Grade 2 winner early Sunday morning before heading back to […]

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