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Tiger Moth Gets First Stakes Win In Indiana’s Mari Hulman George

John Gunther’s Tiger Moth earned her first stakes victory, rallying late to take Indiana Grand’s $100,000 Mari Hulman George by 2 1/2 lengths over Mo d’Amour. Big World, a Grade 1 winner two races earlier who was the even-money favorite, finished another neck back third, with pacesetting Improv another two lengths back while nosing out […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Organization Keeps Cox Stable ‘Moving Forward’

Growing up a couple blocks from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., horse racing has enthralled trainer Brad Cox since early childhood. Working his way up through the industry, however, it didn’t take him long to discover the commerciality driving the sport’s brilliant excitement. “It’s a business, for sure,” said Cox, 37. “It really takes a […]

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Fort Larned Gets First Winner In Mile Turf Race At Ellis Park

Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Fort Larned had his first winner as a sire on Tuesday at Ellis Park when Mark Breen’s juvenile Fort Wise Treaty won a maiden special weight over one mile on the turf. Trained by Brad Cox and ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan, the colt won by a neck to complete the mile […]

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Green Mask Stamps Breeders’ Cup Ticket With Highlander Victory

Abdullah Saeed Almaddah’s Green Mask delivered as the favorite in Sunday’s Grade 2 Highlander Stakes at Woodbine Racecourse, earning an expenses-paid berth to the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Del Mar in November. The 6-year-old gelded son of Mizzen Mast, ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Brad Cox, covered six furlongs over the firm turf […]

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Abel Tasman Busca Repetir Ante Un Competitivo Lote En El Acorn Stakes

Abel Tasman, propiedad de China Horse Club y Clearsky Farms, tratará de ganar su segundo Grado 1 en igual número de meses, destacando en un competitivo lote de ocho tresañeras que medirán fuerzas este sábado en el Acorn Stakes (G1, $700,000), el sábado 10 en Belmont Park. Una de las seis ganadoras selectivas de grado […]

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Cowboy Culture Draws Clear For Arlington Classic Victory

What appeared to be an evenly matched heat on paper turned into a romp when Head of Plains Partners’ and Cheyenne Stables’ Cowboy Culture drew away for a 5¾-length victory in Saturday’s 82nd running of the Grade III $100,000 Arlington Classic at Arlington International Racecourse. Trained by Brad Cox, Cowboy Culture settled in midpack early […]

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Caldwell Scores Training Hat Trick Saturday To Lead Standings At Churchill

Through the first 13 days of the 38-day Spring Meet, Texas native J.R. Caldwell is making his presence known at Churchill Downs with an impressive nine victories in 14 starts (64.3%), including a trio of wins on Saturday’s 11-race card. “We are very blessed for the opportunity we’ve had so far in Kentucky,” Caldwell said. […]

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Cox Plans To Keep Derby Week Momentum ‘Rolling’ Through Churchill Meeting

Trainer Brad Cox was a regular to the G.H.Mumm Winner’s Circle at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby weekend with three stakes victories: Benner Island in the Eight Belles (Grade II), Green Mask in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GIII) and Arklow in the American Turf (GII). “I’m very proud of what our whole stable accomplished,” […]

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Arklow Confirms Grass Preference To Upset American Turf Stakes

Donegal Racing’s Arklow was originally slated to aim at the Kentucky Derby on the dirt, but after he was unsuccessful there, trainer Brad Cox switched him over to the turf. The 3-year-old son of Arch scored a 3 1/2-length maiden victory on the lawn at Keeneland, and confirmed that grass presence with a win on […]

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Benner Island Just Holds Off Union Strike In Eight Belles Stakes

John Ed Anthony’s Benner Island just held off the late charge of Union Strike to win Friday’s Grade 2 Eight Belles Stakes at Churchill Downs, then survived a steward’s inquiry to hang onto the win by a nose at the wire. A 3-year-old daughter of Speightstown, Benner Island and Javier Castellano covered seven furlongs over […]

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