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Paulassilverlining Y By The Moon Chocan De Nuevo El Sábado En El Ballerina Stakes

Desde que Paulassilverlining pasó a la caballeriza de Chad Brown, la hija de Ghostzapper ha corrido tres veces con igual número de victorias, todas por tan solo pescuezo de ventaja. Así las cosas, la cincoañera regresa a la acción este sábado en el Ballerina S. (G1, $500,000), carrera en 1400 metros que pertenece a la […]

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Summit Of Speed Attracts 149 Nominations; Princess Rooney Stakes, Smile Sprint ‘Win & You’re In’ Races For Breeders’ Cup

The $1 million Summit of Speed, highlighted by the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2), the $250,000 Smile Sprint (G3) and the Carry Back (G3), attracted 149 nominations for seven stakes to be run at Gulfstream Park July 1. The Princess Rooney, a seven-furlong sprint for fillies and mares, and the Smile Sprint, a six-furlong dash, are […]

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Keen Ice, Laoban Lead Nominations To Gulfstream’s Harlan’s Holiday Stakes

Set to be renewed as a graded stakes for the first time Dec. 17 at Gulfstream Park, the $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3) attracted 18 nominations, including five from the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, the 13-time defending Championship Meet titlist. The 6th running of the 1 1/16-mile stakes for 3-year-olds and up is one of […]

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Birdatthewire Takes On Seven Rivals In Princess Rooney Stakes

Forum Racing’s Birdatthewire has brought Grade 1 credentials and a proven track record back to Gulfstream Park for a scheduled start in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) on Saturday’s $1.125 million Summit of Speed card. The 4-year-old daughter of Summer Bird, who is scheduled to face seven fillies and mares in the seven-furlong sprint that […]

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Taris Skips Home In Humana Distaff Well In Front

Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and John Magnier’s Taris finally got that elusive Grade 1 win on her resume when running away with Saturday’s Humana Distaff at Churchill Downs. The 5-year-old daughter of Flatter skipped home 5 3/4 lengths in front of Stonetastic to stop the clock in 1:21.03 over the fast main track for trainer […]

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Deep Madison Field Features Breeders’ Cup Winners Stopchargingmaria, Wavell Avenue

Combine two Breeders’ Cup winners, three other Grade 1 winners and an additional three Grade 2 winners and the result is a top-flight edition of the $300,000 Madison (G1) for fillies and mares going seven furlongs on the main track Saturday. A total of 13 runners were entered Tuesday for the 15th running of the […]

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Birdatthewire Takes On Six Rivals In G2 La Canada Stakes

Formerly trained by Dale Romans, Birdatthewire, fresh off an upset win going seven furlongs in the Grade I La Brea Stakes on Dec. 26, heads a field of seven older fillies and mares going 1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 La Canada Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Mike Smith, Birdatthewire, who is […]

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PR Special Keeneland January Day 1: Looking Forward

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and on the sales grounds of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale in Lexington, Ky. In this edition of the PR Special, Ray Paulick analyzes how 2015 fared for the Thoroughbred industry and makes predictions about its future […]

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Birdatthewire Flies Late To Win La Brea

Coming from far back under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, Birdatthewire caught front-runner Hot City Girl in the final strides to win Saturday’s Grade 1 La Brea Stakes on Santa Anita Park’s opening day program. Favored Cavorting finished third, with Ben’s Duchess fourth in the field of nine 3-year-old fillies. A Kentucky-bred daughter of […]

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La Brea Draws Wide Open Field Of Ten

Saturday’s Opening Day Grade I La Brea Stakes, which has attracted a field of ten 3-year-old fillies at seven furlongs, looms a wide open affair as it’s comprised of five locally-based runners and as many well-accomplished Eastern shippers. First run at Santa Anita in 1974, this year’s lineup includes no less than five graded stakes […]

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