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‘Time’ The Key Factor For Chilean Import Wow Cat In Beldame

Wow Cat continues to do well following her victory in Saturday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame and is now on target to head to the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff on November 3 at Churchill Downs, co-owner Peter Brant said. Wow Cat earned her first win in three starts since arriving from Chile, outkicking Divine Miss […]

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Heavily Favored Wow Cat Workmanlike In Beldame Victory

Peter Brant and Stud Vendeval’s Wow Cat, a four-time Group 1 winner in her native Chile, managed to add a North American G1 to her resume on Saturday with a workmanlike three-length win in the Beldame. The 4-year-old daughter of Lookin at Lucky, the 6-5 favorite at post time, covered nine furlongs over Belmont’s fast […]

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Million Winner Robert Bruce Extra ‘Special’ For Chilean Connections

Convento Viejo’s bloodstock advisor Luigi D’Alessandri believes that there is a lot of potential for growth on a worldwide scale for the Chilean breeding and racing industry. Such beliefs were solidified following a victory with Robert Bruce (CHI) in the Grade I Arlington Million on Saturday, the first ever by a Chilean bred horse in the Chicagoland’s marquee race. […]

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Robert Bruce Circles Field To Top Brown Exacta In Arlington Million

On Irad Ortiz, Jr.’s birthday this Saturday, Carlos Lavin’s Robert Bruce gave the jockey a $1 million gift in the Grade 1 Arlington Million. Robert Bruce, a 4-year-old son of Fast Company, came flying from the rear of the field to best stablemate Almanaar by a half-length on the wire, earning his first G1 win […]

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After 13 Years, Trainer Carvajal Could Be Having His ‘Best Year Yet’

In the same quiet way he oversees a 20-horse stable that consists mostly of allowance horses, claimers and Jersey-breds Luis Carvajal, Jr. is well on pace to having the best season of his 13-year career as a trainer. The Santiago, Chile, native hopes to move a step closer to that accomplishment – modest for many trainers but […]

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Cunco, Frankel’s First Winner, To Stand In Chile

Cunco, the first winner by undefeated European champion Frankel, will enter stud at Haras Santa Monica in Chile for the approaching Southern Hemisphere breeding season, Racing Post reports. The 4-year-old raced as a homebred for Don Alberto Corp., and won his May 2016 debut at Newbury Racecourse in England to become his sire’s first winner. […]

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Deshawn Parker Leads Team USA In Indiana Grand’s World Jockey Challenge

Team USA kept its streak alive Saturday, June 23 by winning the third consecutive title in the fifth annual World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand. The event was represented by seven different countries with jockeys teaming up for their homeland to accumulate points. Team USA compiled 43 points over Team Mexico’s 24 to win the […]

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Nuevo Maestro Targets Breeders’ Cup Mile After Challenge Series Victory

Stud Don Alberto’s 4-year-old homebred Nuevo Maestro (CHI) was declared the winner of Monday’s $82,596, 1¼-mile Gran Premio Club Hipico Falabella (G1) at Club Hipico following a successful claim of foul by jockey Jorge Luis Vergara against rider Jeremy Laprida aboard stablemate Penn Rose (CHI) for interference in the stretch.  It was the ninth consecutive victory for […]

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Chilean-Bred Robert Bruce Takes Fort Marcy In U.S. Debut, Remains Undefeated

Bred and owned by the Chilean Haras Convento Viejo, Robert Bruce had won all six of his career starts in his native country, including four Group 1 contests. Transferred to trainer Chad Brown in the U.S., the colt extended that unbeaten record in Saturday’s Grade 3 Fort Marcy Stakes at Belmont Park. A son of […]

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Chilean Champion Medina Rides First US Winner At Gulfstream Park

Super Super Stable’s Hidden to Win ($14.20) was a hard-fought front-running winner of Sunday’s second race at Gulfstream Park to give Chilean champion jockey Jaime Medina his first victory in the United States. A 6-year-old Ontario-bred mare, Hidden to Win dueled for the lead with Indian Chaser through fractions of 24.32 and 47.35 seconds before putting that […]

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