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Blinkers, Change To Rosario Will Be Key For Anneau D’Or In Risen Star

Forced to play catch up on last year’s Road to the Kentucky Derby with Anothertwistafate, who was eventually rerouted to the Preakness (G1), trainer Blaine Wright and owner Peter Redekop chose to plot a different course when blessed with another potential Triple Crown contender in Anneau D’or. With runner-up performances in both the Breeders’ Cup […]

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Training Hours Resume At Emerald Downs Ahead Of 2020 Racing Season

Over 150 horses were on the grounds Monday as Thoroughbreds began training for the 2020 live racing season at Emerald Downs. A familiar white face was the first horse on the track as Barkley jogged a mile under Jennifer Whitaker at 8 a.m. sharp. Winner of the 2018 Longacres Mile, the 7-year-old chestnut is 10 […]

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Breeders’ Cup Runner Up Anneau D’Or Will Chase Derby Points In Risen Star

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Anneau d’Or will likely make his 3-year-old debut in the Fair Grounds’ G2 Risen Star Stakes on Feb. 15, reports Horse Racing Nation. The son of Medaglia d’Oro has been working toward that end on the synthetic surface at Golden Gate, and the 50 points offered to the winner of the Risen […]

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Thousand Words Battles Back To Win Los Alamitos Futurity

The Albaugh Family Stables and Spendthrift Farm’s Thousand Words dug deep in the final 100 yards to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Los Alamitos Futurity, fending off the challenge of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Anneau d’Or near the wire to win by a neck. The 2-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile, ridden by Flavien Prat for […]

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Anyportinastorm Favored Over 10 Foes In Sunday’s Longacres Mile

Anyportinastorm drew the No. 8 post-position and is the 8 to 5 morning line favorite for Sunday’s $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash. The 84th renewal of the Northwest’s most prestigious race drew a field of 11 older horses and goes as Race 7 at 5:35 p.m. PT. The Mile is […]

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Anyportinastorm Assigned High Weight For Longacres Mile

Anyportinastorm has been assigned high weight of 124 lbs for the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3), to be run Sunday, August 11, at Emerald Downs. Virtually untested in a pair of romping stakes victories this season, Anyportinastorm received three more pounds than the next highest-weighted horses–El Huerfano, Higher Power, More Power to Him and Solid Wager, […]

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Anyportinastorm Makes A Statement With Authoritative Budweiser Win

Stamping himself as the top local contender for the Longacres Mile in six weeks, Anyportinastorm blitzed a solid field of older horses in Sunday’s $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs. A 5-year-old by City Zip, Anyportinastorm blazed 6 ½ furlongs in 1:14.35 and romped home 6 ½ lengths clear of stable mate Oh Marvelous Me […]

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Anyportinastorm Lowers Governor’s Stakes Record To 1:07.54 For Six Furlongs

Anyportinastorm delivered a scintillating Northwest debut Sunday, romping home by 3 ½ lengths over stable mate Oh Marvelous Me in the $50,000 Governor’s Stakes for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs. Anyportinastorm ran six furlongs in a stakes record 1:07.54 and paid $2.40, $2.10 and $2.10. Juan Hernandez rode the winner at 124 lbs for […]

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‘I Know What He Meant To Our Family’: Awhitesportscoat Proves Lucky For Hall

In these early days of the 2019 Thoroughbred season at Hastings Racecourse, trainer Phil Hall has won three of the six stakes races. The first two came on opening day May 4 in the Brighouse Belles and Ross McLeod. Hall appears to be taking things in stride, since scoring stakes victories in recent years has […]

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