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Casse: ‘Extremely Good Shot’ War Of Will To Contest Belmont Stakes

Gary Barber’s War of Will exited his 1 ¼-length victory over the late-running Everfast in Saturday’s144th Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., in good order and will run in the Belmont Stakes (G1) June 8 at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.,  if the colt continues to show all the right signs, […]

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Equibase Analysis: One Of Two Brad Cox Trainees Could Spring Preakness Upset

Only four of the 13 horses entered to run in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Preakness Stakes ran in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, leaving more than two-thirds of the Preakness field consisting of horses which did not run in the Derby for various reasons. Of the group which ran in the Derby, fifth […]

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Mylady Curlin Refuses To Give In Allaire DuPont Distaff

The Sather Family’s homebred filly Mylady Curlin was relentless in Friday afternoon’s Grade 3 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes at Pimlico, battling the length of the stretch with 2-1 favorite Golden Award and holding on to win by a nose. The 4-year-old Curlin filly, ridden by Luis Saez, was sent off as the 3-1 second choice […]

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Covfefe Sets Track Record In Miss Preakness

LNJ Foxwoods’ Covfefe remained undefeated in 2019 with a win in Friday afternoon’s Grade 3 Miss Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, trouncing the field by 8 1/2 lengths in track-record time. The 3-year-old Into Mischief filly completed six furlongs over the fast track in 1:07.70, giving Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano his third win in […]

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Economics Professor Takes $150,000 ‘Gamble’ With Warrior’s Charge In Preakness

It wasn’t until after the Kentucky Derby that economist Marshall Gramm even began to consider starting a horse in the 2019 edition of the Preakness Stakes. According to the Daily Memphian, the Rhodes professor took on the idea after learning that neither Country House nor Maximum Security would be starting in the middle jewel of […]

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Cox Trainees Covfefe, Mylady Curlin Top Friday’s Miss Preakness, DuPont Distaff

Trainer Brad Cox has Owendale and Warrior’s Charge running in Saturday’s 144th Preakness Stakes (G1). First, he hopes to kick-start a potentially huge weekend Friday at Pimlico Race Course with Covfefe in the $150,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness (G3) and Mylady Curlin in the $150,000 Caplan Brothers Glass Allaire duPont Distaff (G3). LNJ Foxwoods’ Covfefe […]

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Trio Of Preakness Contenders Work Saturday At Churchill Downs

Trainer Brad Cox not only will have his first career entrant in a Triple Crown race in the 144th Preakness Stakes but also his second. Both horses, Rupp Racing’s Owendale and Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables LLC’s Warrior’s Charge, were on display in the pre-dawn Saturday morning at Churchill Downs while producing strong workouts. […]

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Barn Buddies Presented By Cosequin: Every Barn Needs A Goat

The Churchill Downs backstretch on Kentucky Derby week is a bustling place, fairly bursting at the seams by Wednesday or Thursday. Exercise riders and security guards navigate seas of visitors who never seem to quite realize they’re on horse paths. Grooms steer bikes through the chaos, sometimes stopping to gape at the scrum outside Bob […]

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Oaklawn Allowance Winner Warrior’s Charge To Be Supplemented To Preakness

Trainer Brad Cox said early Thursday afternoon that owners Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Racing will supplement Oaklawn Park allowance winner Warrior’s Charge for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico. Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano has the mount. Castellano won the 2006 Preakness on Bernardini and in 2017 with Cloud Computing. The cost of […]

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Beau Recall Circles Field In Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

Slam Dunk Racing and Medallion Racing’s Beau Recall rocketed from last to first to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Churchill Distaff Turf Mile by 1 1/4 lengths, further validating her owners’ decision not to sell when the mare did not meet her reserve at the 2019 Keeneland January sale. Bidding stopped at $385,000 that day, but […]

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