breeders’ cup sprint

Breeders’ Cup Runner-Up Whitmore ‘Very Happy’ To Get Back To Work At Oaklawn

Whitmore is maybe two weeks away from his first work of the year, with the $150,000 Hot Springs Stakes March 9 at Oaklawn being targeted as the 6-year-old gelding’s comeback spot, co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs said Friday morning. Freshened in Kentucky following a runner-up finish in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) […]

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‘Cinderella Story’ Imperial Hint Takes Aim On Dubai Golden Shaheen

Luis Carvajal, Jr., still has a hard time describing the impact Imperial Hint has had on his training operation. “I can’t really put into words how this horse makes you feel,” Carvajal said Tuesday morning outside the 5-year-old’s stall on the Tampa Bay Downs backside. “He has taken me and my family and our friends […]

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Miller Goes Back To ‘Consistent’ Routine After Breeders’ Cup Double

Was it only six days ago that Peter Miller became repeater Miller by saddling Stormy Liberal and Roy H to Breeders’ Cup wins in the Turf Sprint and Sprint – the same two horses in the same two races he’d taken a year earlier when the event was held here? Yes, it was. And now Miller, appreciative of […]

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Miller’s Double Double: Roy H Powerful In Breeders’ Cup Sprint Repeat

Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s Roy H has now won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint for two years in a row, emulating his Peter Miller-trained stablemate Stormy Liberal from the Turf Sprint earlier on the card. Sent off as the second choice at 5-2, the 6-year-old gelded son of More Than Ready covered six furlongs over […]

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Imperial Hint Takes Aim At Defending Breeders’ Cup Sprint Champion Roy H

Imperial Hint – Perhaps the most exciting rematch of the Breeders’ Cup in 2018 is the return of 1-2 $2 million TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint finishers Roy H and Imperial Hint, who battled for a good furlong of the Del Mar stretch last year before the former pulled away to a well-deserved victory. This year, […]

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‘More Manageable’ Imperial Hint Makes Strong Impression; Game Winner Has Baffert ‘Excited’

Imperial Hint—TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint morning-line favorite Imperial Hint galloped 1¼ miles Wednesday morning under exercise rider Pedro Castillo. He looks to extend a three-race winning streak in which he has shown a marked ability to rate if needed. Swift enough to set the pace in virtually any scenario, including his one-length loss to Roy […]

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Breeders’ Cup Countdown Presented By DRF Bets: Why European Horses Can’t Win The Breeders’ Cup

Of course, they can. At least some of them. The head-scratching thing for fans and the ticket-cashing mania for savvy bettors is that most of them don’t. In particular, the horses who come to the Breeders’ Cup races with the highest-flying reputations and seemingly unconquerable form absurdly don’t show it on the day. And in […]

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Lingering Knee Problems To Keep X Y Jet Out Of Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Despite being one of the most talented sprinters out there, X Y Jet has never competed in the Breeders’ Cup. The 6-year-old son of Kantharos will again miss the World Championships this season, according to bloodhorse.com, because of lingering issues in his knee. “Jorge (Navarro, trainer) said, ‘If he’s not 100%, he’s not going to win […]

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Castellano Gets Acquainted With City Of Light; Promises Fulfilled, Seven Trumpets ‘Phenomenal’

Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren Jr.’s two-time Grade I winner City of Light had a get-acquainted session with jockey Javier Castellano Sunday morning, working a half-mile in :47.60 after the second renovation break at Churchill Downs. In posting the third fastest of 113 works at the distance, Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile contender City of […]

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Breeders’ Cup News Minute Presented By Adequan: BC Breezes, Classic Questions

Catch up right here on the latest Breeders’ Cup news and developments each day leading up to the World Championships at Churchill Downs. In today’s edition of the News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick give an update on the final breezes taking place around the country. Plus, there’s some potential movement with the fields […]

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