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Break Even Relishes Turf, Remains Unbeaten In Coronation Cup

Neither a surface chance nor an unfamiliar racetrack jeopardized Break Even’s unblemished record as the even-money favorite surged to the front and fended off Eyeinthesky’s late-stretch charge for a one-length win in the eighth running of the $100,000 Coronation Cup for 3-year-old fillies on Sunday to cap the opening week at Saratoga Race Course. Klein […]

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Juliet Foxtrot Posts Front-Running Victory In Arlington’s Modesty Handicap

Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Juliet Foxtrot remained undefeated in the United States while winning her first graded stakes, capturing Saturday’s Grade 3 Modesty Handicap by 1 3/4 lengths at Arlington Park on Million Preview Day at the suburban Chicago racetrack. Ridden by Florent Geroux, Juliet Foxtrot went wire to wire, covering the 1 3/16 miles on […]

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‘Stronger, Faster’ Owendale Could Target Haskell, Travers

This weekend’s Ohio Derby winner Owendale, previously third in the G1 Preakness Stakes, will return to Grade 1 company for his next start, reports bloodhorse.com. The 3-year-old’s potential targets include the Haskell (July 20 at Monmouth), the Travers (Aug. 24 at Saratoga), and/or the Pennsylvania Derby (Sept. 21 at Parx), according to trainer Brad Cox. […]

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Owendale Delivers As 1-2 Favorite In Ohio Derby

Rupp Racing’s Owendale, most recently third in the G1 Preakness Stakes, returned to earn his second graded stakes triumph in Saturday’s G3 Ohio Derby at Thistledown. The 1-2 favorite had to work harder than his odds might have suggested, but Owendale and Florent Geroux were able to turn back 5-1 chance Math Wizard by a […]

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Mr. Misunderstood Ends Seven-Month Layoff Thursday At Churchill

Flurry Racing Stables’ multiple graded stakes winner Mr. Misunderstood is set to return from a seven-month layoff in a $104,000 conditioned allowance contest Thursday evening at Churchill Downs. Trained by Brad Cox, Mr. Misunderstood has not been seen since his gutsy half-length score in the Nov. 17 River City Handicap (GIII) at Churchill Downs. The […]

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Record-Breaking Covfefe To Take On Humana Distaff Winner Mia Mischief At Churchill Downs

LNJ Foxwoods’ stellar Miss Preakness (Grade III) winner Covfefe is set to clash with Billand Corinne Heiligbrodt, Heider Family Stables and Madaket Stables’ Humana Distaff (GI) hero Mia Mischief in Saturday’s 10th running of the $120,000-added Roxelana Overnight Stakes at Churchill Downs. The six-furlong Roxelana, named for the crack female sprinter who won seven of 11 starts and earned […]

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Hill ‘N’ Dale’s Bayern Tallies First Winner At Stud At Indiana Grand

Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Bayern saw his first winner at stud on June 18 when Bayerly Seen romped by 12 1/4 lengths in her debut start at Indiana Grand, BloodHorse reports. The filly is out of the unraced First Defence mare Overseen, bred in Kentucky by Hartwell Farm. She competed in the five-furlong race on […]

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Champion Monomoy Girl Resumes Light Training At WinStar Farm

The 2019 race plans for champion Monomoy Girl were derailed earlier this year by an episode of colic, but the 4-year-old daughter of Tapizar has now resumed light training at WinStar Farm. Bloodstock agent Liz Crow posted a video of Monomoy Girl jogging on the training track with a pony at WinStar, and noted that […]

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‘Little Question’ About Two Miles For Arklow Ahead Of Belmont Gold Cup

Arklow will look to follow a similar training pattern that resulted in a runner-up effort in last month’s Grade 1 Man o’ War as he heads into Friday’s Grade 2, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational. Listed as the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the nine-horse field, Arklow will be running on Belmont’s Widener turf for the first […]

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Old Forester Mint Julep: Limari Seeks Fifth Straight Win; Mom’s On Strike Returns From Layoff

Don Alberto Stable’s Limari will attempt to land her fifth consecutive victory Saturday when she tests stakes company for the first time in the $125,000 Old Forester Mint Julep (Grade III) for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on Churchill Downs’ Matt Winn Turf Course. Limari, a 4-year-old filly by Medaglia d’Oro, was transferred to trainer […]

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