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Another Run For Enable Not Ruled Out; Breeders’ Cup Turf An Option

Champion racemare Enable may not have been able to get the job done over testing ground at Longchamp on Sunday, but the 5-year-old mare still returned to the saddling enclosure to cheers from her fans after a brave performance. On Monday, Khalid Abudllah’s racing manager Lord Teddy Grimthorpe revealed to BBC Radio 4’s Today program […]

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Cox Waiting To Decide Whether Arklow, Owendale Will Target Breeders’ Cup Turf, Classic

Arklow picked up his first career Grade 1 win with his first victory of the year in Saturday’s $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park. Owned by Donegal Racing, Joseph Bulger, and Pete Coneway, the hard-trying 5-year-old finally got the dream trip he was waiting for under new rider Junior Alvarado after previously finishing […]

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‘We Don’t Love Her Any Less’: Waldgeist Denies Enable In Arc

Gestut Ammerland and Newsells Park’s Waldgeist hit his best stride in the final 150 yards to defeat champion Enable on Sunday, spoiling the mare’s attempt for a history-making third win in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. A 5-year-old son of Galileo, Waldgeist gave jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot his first win in the race and trainer […]

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Top Turfer Bricks And Mortar May Reroute To BC Mile, Train Up To Race

Bricks and Mortar, winner of five consecutive graded stakes including four Grade 1 races, is likely to train up to the Breeders’ Cup and could go in the Mile instead of the Turf, trainer Chad Brown tells the Daily Racing Form. Unbeaten in 2019 and a clear leader atop the NTRA’s top Thoroughbred poll, Bricks […]

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Spanish Mission Noses Out Longshot Pedro Cara In Jockey Club Derby

Sent to post as the 2-1 favorite in the field of nine, Team Valor and Earle Mack’s Spanish Mission was just able to nose out 38-1 longshot Pedro Cara on the wire in Saturday’s $1 million Jockey Club Derby Invitational at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old son of Noble Mission had been exclusively campaigned in Europe, […]

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A Thread Of Blue, Henley’s Joy Ready For Rematch In Jockey Club Derby

Leonard C. Green’s A Thread of Blue and Bloom Racing Stable’s Henley’s Joy square off in Saturday’s $1 million Jockey Club Derby Invitational, the third and final leg of the Turf Trinity at Belmont Park. The 37-day Belmont fall meet begins Friday, offering 45 stakes worth $11.525 million in purse money and eight Breeders’ Cup […]

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A Thread Of Blue Ramps Up For First Running Of Turf ‘Win And You’re In’ Jockey Club Derby

Leonard C. Green’s A Thread of Blue took another step toward a start in the inaugural running of the $1 million Jockey Club Derby on Friday morning with a half-mile breeze over the Saratoga main track in 48.74 seconds, the seventh fastest of 45 recorded works at the distance. The Jockey Club Derby is the third and […]

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Annals Of Time Gives Brown Fourth Win On Travers Card In Sword Dancer

Seth Klarman and William Lawrence’s Annals of Time gave trainer Chad Brown his fourth win on the Travers card this Saturday at Saratoga, closing down the center of the course to win the Grade 1 Sword Dancer by a neck. The 6-year-old son of Temple City, ridden by Javier Castellano as the 5-2 post-time favorite, […]

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Enable, Magical Renew Breeders’ Cup Rivalry In Thursday’s Yorkshire Oaks

Prince Khalid Abdullah’s super mare Enable (GB) and Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor’s multiple Group 1- winning filly Magical (IRE) are slated to renew their rivalry on Thursday at York in the 1 ½-mile Darley Yorkshire Oaks (G1) during the York Ebor Festival. The Yorkshire Oaks winner will receive an automatic berth […]

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