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Japanese-Bred Yoshida Airs In James W. Murphy

China Horse Club, SF Bloodstock, Head of Plains Partners and WinStar Farm’s Yoshida was the easiest of winners in Saturday’s $100,000 James W. Murphy Stakes, rallying from last of the 12-horse field to pull away in the stretch, crossing under the wire open lengths in front, geared down with his ears pricked under Joel Rosario. […]

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The Money Monster Takes Sophomore Stake On Opening Night At Churchill

R.A. Hill Stable and BlackRidge Stables’ The Money Monster surged to the lead at the sixteenth pole and drew off for a 1 ½-length victory in the third running of the $100,000 William Walker for 3-year-olds Saturday before an Opening Night presented by Stella Artois and Old Forester crowd of 20,949. Earlier on the program, […]

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Bill Mott-Trained Filly Lockdown Headlines Kentucky Oaks Workers Tuesday Morning

The work tab was rather light Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs, but there was at least one major contender for the Kentucky Oaks that did breeze. The two fillies trained by Bill Mott – Juddmonte Farms’ Lockdown and Claiborne Farms’ & Adele Dilschneider’s stakes-placed Elate worked five furlongs in company shortly after 8:30 a.m. According to Churchill […]

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Macagone Returns To Aqueduct Turf And Scores In Danger’s Hour

Trinity Farm’s Macagone capitalized on class relief, going gate-to-wire at one mile to win the third running of the $100,000 Danger’s Hour, carded as Race 8, for 4-year-olds and up on Sunday in Aqueduct’s first turf stakes of the spring meet. Macagone, trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, again found success on the Big […]

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Daddys Lil Darling, Pretty City Dancer Headline Central Bank Ashland Stakes

Normandy Farm’s homebred Daddys Lil Darling was made the 5-2 morning-line favorite in a field of eight 3-year-old fillies entered Tuesday for Saturday’s 80th running of the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1) at Keeneland. The 1 1/16-mile main track test offers 170 points toward the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (G1) to be run May 5 […]

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Speedy New York-Bred Isabelle Steps Up To Top Flight Invitational Sunday

William Schettine’s Isabelle proved she could handle stakes competition with two wins in her last three starts. She now will see if that success translates to a higher level in headlining a field of six fillies and mares 4-years-old and up in the Grade 3, $200,000 Top Flight Invitational on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Isabelle, […]

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Trip To Royal Ascot Possible For Long On Value

Long On Value’s gallant runner-up effort – where he was defeated just a nose – in the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint last weekend may have earned him a trip to Royal Ascot in June. According to a report in the BloodHorse, trainer Bill Mott is considering either the five-furlong, G1 King’s Stand Stakes or the six-furlong, G1 […]

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Mott’s Long On Value Finishes Tough Second In Dubai’s Al Quoz Sprint

Going 1200m (about six furlongs) on the turf straight of Meydan, the Al Quoz Sprint sponsored by Azizi Developments had the potential to deliver an exciting finish. On Saturday afternoon it outdid itself when French-trained The Right Man (GB) held on by a diminishing nose over American invader Long On Value (USA) in a thrilling […]

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Elate Favored For Oaks Points In Saturday’s Honeybee

Lightly raced Elate is the 5-2 program favorite for the $200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Honeybee, the eighth of nine races, is 4:38 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 1:05 p.m. The Honeybee offers 85 points to the top four finishers (50-20-10-5) toward starting […]

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Alvarado ‘Feels Great,’ Back In The Saddle After Shoulder Surgery

Jockey Junior Alvarado was back in the saddle Saturday morning, galloping horses for trainer Bill Mott at Belmont Park. The veteran reinsman had been out of commission since Dec. 11, shortly after which he underwent surgery to repair the rotator cuff in his left shoulder, according to drf.com. “Feels great. Out of shape for sure, […]

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