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Trigger Warning All Heart In Steel Valley Sprint, Suffers Condylar Fracture After Wire

Brinley Enterprises’ Trigger Warning had to survive not only a thrilling stretch duel with Bobby’s Wicked One, but also a subsequent objection before being declared the official winner in today’s $250,000 Steel Valley Sprint – the marquee race of the Mahoning Valley meet. Shortly after the wire, however, Trigger Warning was pulled up and had […]

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Trigger Warning Tops Monday’s $250,000 Steel Valley Sprint

Monday racing at Mahoning Valley Racecourse features the marquee stakes race of the Mahoning meet – the $250,000 Steel Valley Sprint for three-year-olds going seven furlongs. Horseplayers will certainly have many options to choose from in the Steel Valley Sprint as it drew a full gate of fourteen sophomore sprinters with Trigger Warning installed as […]

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Bloodlines: Juvenile Champ Game Winner In Good Pedigree Company

Unbeaten in four starts after a clear victory in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and a near-certainty to be the Eclipse Award winner as the leading colt of his division, the 2-year-old Game Winner will be the second juvenile champion by his sire, the Argentine-bred Candy Ride (by the Cryptoclearance stallion Ride the Rails). The stallion’s […]

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Vekoma Takes Nashua For Weaver; Remsen Could Be Next

Making his graded stakes debut after impressively breaking his maiden on September 23 at Belmont Park, Vekoma stamped himself as a juvenile to watch besting a talented field of six to win the Grade 3, $200,000 Nashua on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Breaking alertly from post 5 as the 2-1 favorite with Manny Franco aboard, […]

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‘Of All The Juvenile Winners, He’s The Best One’: Baffert Heaps Praise On Game Winner

Gary and Mary West’s Game Winner proved just that when he overcame a less than ideal trip to take the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile by 2 ½ lengths on Friday at Churchill Downs. Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes reported that the colt came out of the race well and will now get a rest. “He […]

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Heavy Favorite Game Winner Gives Baffert Fourth Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Gary and Mary West’s Game Winner lived up to his name in Friday’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs, overcoming a four-wide trip around the first turn and some bumping in deep stretch to cross the wire 2 1/4 lengths in front of 40-1 shot Knicks Go. Sent off as the even-money favorite […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Calm Before The Cup

The American Graded Stakes Standings are on the precipice of a volatile weekend, highlighted by the Breeders’ Cup card on Friday and Saturday at Churchill Downs. Not counting the graded races on the undercard, the Breeders’ Cup will offer 14 chances to make noise on the charts. A strong performance during the marquee cards could […]

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Leofric Out-Games Prime Attraction In Fayette

Steve Landers’ Leofric proved very game to win Saturday’s G2 Hagyard Fayette Stakes at Keeneland by a head over pacesetting Prime Attraction, prevailing as the 8-5 favorite after a stretch-long battle. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux for trainer Brad Cox, covered nine furlongs over the muddy main track in 1:49.87. […]

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Lane’s End Releases 2019 Fees, Led By Quality Road At $150,000

Lane’s End has released the advertised fees for its 2019 stallion roster, led by Quality Road at $150,000. The 12-year-old son of Elusive Quality heads up an 18-horse roster at the Versailles, Ky., farm. He stood the previous season for $70,000, and has been led in 2018 by runners including Grade 1 winners City of […]

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Game Winner Proves Much The Best In American Pharoah

Gary and Mary West’s unbeaten Game Winner claimed his second consecutive Grade 1 victory on Saturday, drawing away in the stretch to win the $300,000 American Pharoah Stakes at Santa Anita by 4 1/2 lengths under Joel Rosario. Gunmetal Gray railed to get up for second, a length ahead of early pacesetter Rowayton in third […]

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