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Dot Matrix Stubborn In Ashley T. Cole Stakes

Ten Strike Racing’s Dot Matrix outfought a stubborn Voodoo Song down the Belmont Park stretch to notch his second career stakes victory in Sunday’s $150,000 Ashley T. Cole over the Widener turf course. Dot Matrix, a gelded bay son of Freud, arrived at the 1 1/8-mile event for New York-breds off of a runner-up finish […]

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Covfefe ‘Could Easily Have Gotten The Track Record,’ Ready For Breeders’ Cup

LNJ Foxwoods’ brilliant filly Covfefe is on target for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (Grade I) following her scintillating eight-length victory in Saturday’s $125,000 Dogwood (Listed) at Churchill Downs. “At the beginning of the year, the Test was always the goal,” trainer Brad Cox said. “After we accomplished that goal, we […]

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Breeders’ Cup Next For ‘Very Special’ Covfefe After Easy Dogwood Victory

Grade I Test winner Covfefe easily dismissed five rivals Saturday in the 44th running of the $125,000 Dogwood (Listed) at Churchill Downs as the speedy 3-year-old filly rolled to an eight-length win over Bell’s the One in a stakes record 1:20.51. Covfefe, owned by Larry, Nanci and Jaime Roth’s LNJ Foxwoods, just missed champion Groupie […]

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Churchill’s Dogwood Stakes: Covfefe At Home For Filly & Mare Sprint Prep

LNJ Foxwoods’ Test Stakes (Grade I) winner Covfefe tops a compact field of six 3-year-old fillies in Saturday’s $125,000 Dogwood Stakes (Listed) – the featured event on an 11-race program at Churchill Downs – as she preps for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The seven-furlong Dogwood is carded as Race 10 with a post time of 5:26 […]

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With Monomoy Girl On The Shelf, Covfefe Gives Cox Barn Strong Breeders’ Cup Hopes

This weekend’s Dogwood Stakes at Churchill Downs will serve as the final Breeders’ Cup prep for Covfefe, the in-training star of Brad Cox’s barn. Last year’s 3-year-old champion filly and Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner Monomoy Girl has been that star but she’s unraced this year and is at WinStar Farm recovering from a muscle pull […]

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Mucho Gusto, Owendale Among Nominees For Oklahoma Derby

The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby will likely include many horses that hit the spotlight on the national level this year; top trainers from across the country are expected to send competitors for the race set for Sunday, Sept. 29. Among the contenders likely to vie for the top purse on the keystone day at […]

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Covfefe Will Use Dogwood Stakes As Stepping Stone To Breeders’ Cup

LNJ Foxwoods’ Grade I-winner Covfefe is set for next Saturday’s $125,000 Dogwood Stakes (Listed) at Churchill Downs – likely her final start in advance of the Nov. 2 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Trained by Brad Cox, the strikingly fast 3-year-old sprinter has recorded back-to-back five-furlong bullet workouts as she blazes her path into the Dogwood. […]

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Mylady Curlin Goes For Fourth Straight Stakes Score In G3 Locust Grove

Sather Family’s seven-time winning filly Mylady Curlin will attempt to collect her fourth straight stakes victory as she takes on eight fillies and mares in Saturday’s 36th running of the Grade 3 Locust Grove at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/16-mile Locust Grove, which had its purse doubled for 2019, is carded as Race 8 on […]

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After 12 1/2-Length Maiden Score, Portrait Takes Aim At G2 Pocahontas

LNJ Foxwoods’ 12 ½-length Ellis Park maiden winner Portrait tops a field of nine 2-year-old fillies entered in Saturday’s 51st running of the Grade 2 Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/16-mile race opens the “Road to the Kentucky Oaks” points system that will determine the field of 14 for America’s premier race for […]

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‘A Massive Future’: Ellis Park Meet’s Bottom Line Showcases Potential

The end of Ellis Park’s 2019 highly successful race meet — which saw wagering increase 21 percent over 2018 and purses paid to horsemen go up 30 percent — conjures bigger visions for 2020. Ken Mimmack, manager of new owner Ellis Entertainment LLC, was mesmerized by the huge crowd that turned out Sunday for Kids Day. “While Ellis […]

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