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Ron the Greek, Flat Out put in ‘very good’ works for TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup

Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott expressed his satisfaction this morning after Ron the Greek and Flat Out turned in “very good” works at Saratoga Race Course in preparation for the Grade 1 TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational on September 29 at Belmont Park. Ron the Greek, runner-up in the Grade 1 Whitney Invitational Handicap, […]

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Royal Delta camp eyeing Beldame or Spinster for next start

Royal Delta emerged from her runner-up finish in Sunday’s Personal Ensign Invititational (gr. I) none the worse for wear. Trainer Bill Mott admitted in the Daily Racing Form that while his champion filly didn’t run badly, it was probably not her best effort, either. “The only thing I’m happy about is that she came back […]

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Royal Delta, It’s Tricky square off in Personal Ensign

Last year at Saratoga Race Course, Royal Delta bolstered her Eclipse Award credentials with a 5 ½-length win in the Grade 1 Alabama, and she later sewed up Champion Three-Year-Old Filly honors with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic. On Sunday, Royal Delta will make her first start at Saratoga since the Alabama […]

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West: ‘Chasing Horse of the Year’

Trainer Bill Mott will send out two of his top older runners this Saturday in the Whitney Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga. Ron the Greek, arguably one of the best older horses on the East Coast, will attempt to win his third grade I race this season in the nine-furlong Whitney. Mott also sends out […]

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Royal Delta, Awesome Maria set to square off in Delaware ‘Cap

Trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed to the Daily Racing Form that Awesome Maria would make her next start in the Delaware Handicap (gr. II) on July 21, where she will face champion Royal Delta. Awesome Maria defeated Royal Delta by eight lengths in the Sabin at Gulfstream in February. The grey/roan mare most recently finished third […]

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Royal Delta, Ron the Greek work toward upcoming starts

Two of Bill Mott’s stable stars turned in works Monday morning at Belmont Park as they prepare for upcoming starts. Champion Royal Delta, who is being pointed to the Delaware Handicap (gr. II) this weekend, worked five furlongs in 1:00.29. Mott told the Daily Racing Form that Royal Delta would ship to Delaware Park the […]

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Starformer pulls away in Robert G. Dick

Juddmonte Farms’ Starformer scored a gate-to-wire victory in the $200,000 Grade III Robert G. Dick Memorial at Delaware Park today. With Edgar Prado aboard, the Kentucky-bred conditioned by William Mott cut early fractions of :50.56 for the half-mile, 1:15.90 for the three-quarters mile and 1:40.10 for the mile before completing the mile and three-eighths over a firm turf […]

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Royal Delta works towards Delaware Handicap

Champion Royal Delta worked five furlongs in 1:01.75 at Belmont Park as she continues preparation towards a possible start in the Delaware Handicap (gr. II) July 28. “We’ve certainly been leaning in that direction all along and just monitoring her progress and well being,”trainer Bill Mott said. “She seems to be fine. She ran awfully […]

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Flat Out makes debut for Mott in Monmouth Cup

Preston Stables’ Flat Out will be making his first start for trainer Bill Mott when he takes on five challengers in the Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. III) July 7. It will be the first start for the 6-year-old son of Flatter since a fifth-place finish in the Donn Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 11. After that […]

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Breeders’ Cup on far horizon for Mott’s stars; Churchill reports on-track handle increases for Foster card

Ron the Greek and Royal Delta, both impressive winners for trainer Bill Mott at Churchill Downs on the Stephen Foster card, came out of their races in good order it was reported by the Daily Racing Form on Sunday. Ron the Greek, who captured the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) by a head over Wise […]

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