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Separationofpowers Runs Down Mia Mischief In Longines Test

Klaravich Stables’ Separationofpowers was all heart to win Saturday’s Grade 1 Test Stakes at Saratoga, gutting out a neck’s victory over Mia Mischief at the wire. The 3-year-old daughter of Candy Ride, ridden by Jose Ortiz for trainer Chad Brown, covered seven furlongs over the fast main track in 1:22.78. She was sent off as […]

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Leofric Leads All The Way In West Virginia Governor’s Stakes

Steve Landers’ Leofric was sent off as the even-money favorite in Saturday’s Grade 3 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes at Mountaineer, and delivered a game front-running victory to hold on and win by a head over stablemate Term of Art at the wire. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux for Brad Cox […]

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Blended Citizen, Draft Pick Headline Los Alamitos Derby Nominees

Graded stakes winners Blended Citizen and Draft Pick are among the 11 3-year-olds nominated to the $150,000-guaranteed Los Alamitos Derby. The Grade III, which is scheduled for 1 1/8 miles, will be run for the fifth time at Los Alamitos Saturday, July 14. Owned by C R K Stable LLC and trained by Peter Eurton, Draft […]

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Supreme Aura Earns His Stripes In Pegasus Stakes

Supreme Aura made amends for a disappointing winter that quickly took him off the Kentucky Derby trail by rallying from far back to score a neck victory over longshot Roaming Union in the $100,000 Pegasus Stakes Sunday at Monmouth Park, the final of four stakes races on the 13-race card. Ridden by Joe Bravo and trained by […]

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Ollie’s Candy Battles To First Stakes Win In Summertime Oaks

Unbeaten in two sprints on synthetic Tapeta at Golden Gate Fields, Paul and Karen Eggert’s homebred Ollie’s Candy was more than ready for her close-up on Saturday at Santa Anita, as she stalked favored Thirteen Squared and prevailed in a thrilling stretch duel to win the Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks by a neck under […]

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UAE Derby: Asmussen-Trained Reride Taking ‘Undiscovered Road’ To Kentucky Derby

It has been one year and seems like only yesterday that the two best dirt horses in the world came storming down the stretch in the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). Arrogate collared Gun Runner and drove past to an epic victory, but the latter’s connections – trainer Steve Asmussen and part-owner […]

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Trio Of U.S.-Based Colts Pointed To Meydan’s UAE Derby

Americans to join the fray this week include a member of ‘Team Gun Runner,’ Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Steve Asmussen-trained Reride. Like Gun Runner, a son of Candy Ride, the game colt has two consecutive stakes wins and impressively took the Mine That Bird Derby at Sunland Park last out in the desert of New Mexico. Reride may […]

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Mine That Bird Stakes Winner Reride Will Ship For UAE Derby

Trainer Steve Asmussen told drf.com on Saturday that 3-year-old Reride, winner of the $100,000 Mine That Bird Stakes at Sunland Park in his most recent start, will travel to Dubai for his next start. The Winchell Thoroughbreds homebred, a son of Candy Ride, is being pointed to the UAE Derby on the Dubai World Cup undercard. […]

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Champion Gun Runner’s First Two Mares Scanned In Foal

2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner has wasted little time in transitioning from the racetrack to the breeding shed, with Graded Stakes producer But for Money (dam of Graded Stakes winner and Grade 1 placed Eskenformoney) and Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapped (a full sister to Champion Untapable) both being confirmed in foal today. They are […]

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Geroux Reflects On Gun Runner’s ‘Desire Of Winning Races’

With 2017 Horse of the Year and Grade I Pegasus World Cup victor Gun Runner’s racing career in the rearview mirror, jockey Florent Geroux took some time to talk about what the horse meant to his riding career and how special he really was. Geroux began riding Gun Runner at the beginning of his 3-year-old campaign, which began […]

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