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39-1 Longshot Triggers $75,727 Pick 6 Carryover For Wednesday At Saratoga

Triggered by 39-1 Heartstring’s come-from-behind win in the 12th-race finale, Wednesday’s Pick 6 will be boosted by a $75,727.22 carryover as the multi-race wager went unsolved on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. New and Improved started the sequence by capturing Race 7 for trainer Chad Brown. Ridden by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano, New and […]

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Former Brown Assistant Cherie DeVaux Seeks First Stakes Win In Hilltop

In her eight years as a senior assistant to multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown, Cherie DeVaux walked into the winners’ circle with such standouts as Lady Eli, Dacita, Wake Forest, Flintshire, Zagora and too many others to name. On March 29, she walked into the winner’s circle at Gulfstream Park with Traveling, who took […]

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‘Extra Special’: Cherie DeVaux Saddles First Winner Friday At Gulfstream

Cherie DeVaux saddled the first winner of her training career at Gulfstream Park Friday, visiting the winner’s circle with Traveling ($25.80) after Race 6, a mile turf race for $50,000 maiden claimers. Traveling, a 3-year-old son of Tale of the Cat who had run three prior races, was DeVaux’s 29th starter. “I’m very excited. It […]

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Want To Become A Trainer? Start By Ponying Up

When Michael Bray walked away from a 20-year training career in 1998, it wasn’t because he was sick of horses. It was because he’d gotten pretty sick of numbers. “[The problem was] mainly owners not paying bills,” said Bray one sunny afternoon at Saratoga. “You’d have to carry horses 90, 120 days before you’d get […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: After ‘Actively Watching,’ DeVaux Ready For Next Step

A favorite subject of racing photographers, Cherie DeVaux has become well-known for her emotional journey with the iron-hearted champion Lady Eli. The mare won the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks in 2015 but stepped on a nail when she was leaving the test barn. Lady Eli developed laminitis, and her chances of survival seemed slim. DeVaux […]

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Lady Eli Derrocha Clase Para Ganar El Gamely Stakes En Santa Anita

Escoja el adjetivo que desee para describir el coraje y la valentía de Lady Eli. Una cosa es segura: cualquiera que utilice será bueno. Eso sí, ninguno será suficiente para elogiarla. La cincoañera hija de Divine Park tuvo que correr en contra de sus características y aún así fue lo suficientemente tenaz para imponerse en […]

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Lady Eli ‘Training Great’ In Preparation For Saturday’s Gamely

Lady Eli, the mare who has no scare, is the 4-5 morning line favorite in Saturday’s Grade I Gamely Stakes at Santa Anita, and deservedly so. The five-year-old daughter of Divine Park trained by Eclipse Award winner Chad Brown for Sheep Pond Partners has a near-impeccable record, with seven wins and three seconds from 10 […]

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Castellano Voted Jockey Of The Week After Pennsylvania Derby Upset

Jockey Javier Castellano shipped in from his New York base to upset a deep field of three-year-olds at Parx on Saturday capturing the $1,250,000 Gr. 2 Pennsylvania Derby aboard Connect. This win helped him take the Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week award for September 19 – 25.  The award is voted on by […]

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Ancient Secret Remains Undefeated In Sunday’s Wild Applause

Making her first stakes start against open company on a picturesque Father’s Day at Belmont Park, Alpha Delta Stable’s Ancient Secret rallied late in the stretch to hold off 16-1 longshot Thundering Sky to remain undefeated in her third career start in Sunday’s $100,000 Wild Applause for 3-year-old fillies. Breaking from post 7 with Irad […]

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