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Despite Slow Work, Lukas Sees Bright Future For Bravazo

Calumet Farm’s Grade 1 Travers-bound Bravazo was feeling fine following Wednesday morning’s breeze, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said. The son of Awesome Again worked a half-mile in 51.60 seconds over the Oklahoma training track. Lukas said the time wasn’t exactly what he had in mind, but the 82-year-old conditioner said he will […]

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‘Big Horse’ Good Magic Exits Haskell In Good Order, On To Travers

The van carrying 2018 Haskell Invitational hero Good Magic departed Monmouth’s backstretch at 6:30 A.M. Monday and he was back in Chad Brown’s barn after the uneventful four-hour trip to Saratoga. Brown reiterated that he is targeting the $1.25 million Travers next for the 2018 Haskell victor, who on Sunday earned a spot in the starting gate for the $6 […]

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Champion Good Magic Cruises In The Haskell

Stonestreet Stable and e Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ Good Magic showed he is the best 3-year-old colt in training on Sunday, cruising to an easy win in the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational. Ridden by Jose Ortiz, the heavily-favored son of Curlin sat just off the pacesetter and breezed by in the far turn, never really threatened […]

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Bravazo, Lone Sailor Arrive At Monmouth For Sunday’s Haskell

Bravazo and Lone Sailor, two of the seven combatants for the Sunday’s $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational, arrived on the Monmouth Park backstretch Saturday morning after their separate van rides from Saratoga Race Course. “The trip was about four hours and Bravazo was awesome the entire way,” said Arielle Witkowski, who is looking after the colt on behalf of Hall of Fame trainer […]

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Weekend Lineup: Haskell Invitational

The highlight of this weekend’s racing action is the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Sunday, led by juvenile champion Good Magic and Preakness runner-up Bravazo. Other Grade 1 races this weekend include the Vanderbilt, Bing Crosby, and Clement Hirsch. The Vanderbilt at Saratoga features talented sprinter Imperial Hint against Steve Asmussen trainee […]

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Paulick Report 7/26 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Stay in touch with Thoroughbred racing news throughout the day with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, Good Magic heads a field of seven 3-year-olds entered for Sunday’s $1-million Haskell Invitational, led by 2017 champion 2-year-old male Good Magic, who drew post six for the 1 1/8-mile Grade 1 event. Bravazo (post five), […]

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Lone Sailor Will Try To Take Advantage Of ‘Pace Set-Up’ In Haskell

The time-tested axiom that pace makes the race is precisely the reason that trainer Tom Amoss announced today that he has decided to send Lone Sailor – runner-up in the Ohio Derby and the Louisiana Derby – to Sunday’s betfair.com Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park, bringing the field to six for the track’s signature race. Amoss was looking […]

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Longshot Navy Commander ‘Brimming With Confidence’ For Haskell Try

Trainer Robert “Butch” Reid knows exactly what he’s up against in sending Navy Commander to his first graded stakes test in Sunday’s betfair.com Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park against the likes of Kentucky Derby runner-up Good Magic and Preakness runner-up Bravazo. Fortunately, said Reid, the horse doesn’t. “It’s more daunting for me than it is for the horse. […]

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Bravazo Demonstrates ‘Shake-The-Trees’ Work In Haskell Preparation

Calumet Farm’s Bravazo put in his final work leading up to next Sunday’s Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park, clocking 48.77 seconds for a half-mile over the Oklahoma training track listed as good. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said the work was just what his colt needed. “What we’re trying to do is just put him […]

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Justify Will Make Triple Crown Bid From The Rail In 150th Belmont Stakes

Can he do it? Can Justify join Seattle Slew as the only undefeated Triple Crown winner, and become the 13th 3-year-old to accomplish that feat, before an expected sellout crowd of 90,000 in Saturday’s 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets? Can he negotiate the vast 1 ½-mile […]

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