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‘Personal Stuff’ Keeps Trainer John Sadler At Santa Anita On Pegasus World Cup Day

In what is sure to be a Hall of Fame career, trainer John Sadler has opted to keep the home fires burning as he wages a four-front war on Saturday. “We’ve got horses in a four different tracks today, Santa Anita, Gulfstream, Oaklawn Park and Golden Gate Fields,” said Sadler this morning from Barn 56 […]

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Juvenile Liam’s Legend Tops Tuesday At Keeneland November For $325,000

Liam’s Legend, a 2-year-old son of Liam’s Map who won on closing day of Keeneland’s recent fall meet, sold to Khalid Mishref for $325,000 to lead a solid day of trade during Tuesday’s session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Indian Creek, agent, consigned the colt, who is a half-brother to stakes winner Kenda. […]

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Combatant Headed To Sadler Barn After Bringing $220,000 At Keeneland November Sale

Combatant, a multiple Grade 2-placed runner who ran in the 2018 Kentucky Derby, will head to the west coast to continue his racing career after selling to a client of trainer John Sadler for $220,000 on Tuesday at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, per bloodstock agent David Ingordo. The 4-year-old Scat Daddy ridgling has […]

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River Boyne Tops Field Of 11 Sophomores In Mathis Brothers Mile

Trainer Jeff Mullins’ classy Irish-bred River Boyne looms a standout versus 10 fellow sophomores in Wednesday’s Grade II, $200,000 Mathis Brothers Mile (turf) at Santa Anita. Most recently second, beaten a half length by French-bred star Raging Bull in the Grade I Hollywood Derby at a mile and one eighth on turf Dec. 1 at […]

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Favored Limation Tops Asmussen Quartet In Oklahoma Derby

A pair of Kentucky Derby horses – Lone Sailor and Combatant – and Louisiana’s Super Derby winner Limation, are among 11 horses entered for this year’s edition of the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby. The 30th edition will be contested at 1-1/8 miles on Sunday, Sept. 30 at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Okla. Limation, […]

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Derby Runners Combatant, Lone Sailor Nominated To Oklahoma Derby

One of the top horses on the Kentucky Derby trail, going the Arkansas route this year, Combatant is expected to compete in the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park on Sunday, Sept. 30. The 3-year-old colt, a son of Scat Daddy, out of the Boundary mare Border Dispute, was prominent at Oaklawn Park […]

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Royal Ascot Runner Gidu Back At Home In Friday’s Hall Of Fame Stakes

Zayat Stables’ Gidu will be hoping the cross-Atlantic trip will help him return to form as he competes against 10 other talented 3-year-olds in the 34th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. Gidu ran sixth in the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup on […]

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‘Talented’ Derby Runner Combatant Hopes To Rebound In Matt Winn

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton’s ultra-consistent Combatant will try for just his second-career victory as the 4-1 second choice on the morning line in Saturday’s $100,000 Matt Winn (GIII) for 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs. “He needs to get over the hump,” Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen said. “I think he needs a little more […]

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Sentient Jet Bringing Awareness To ‘Homes For Our Troops’ Through Combatant Derby Sponsorship

Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation company and the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve®, Longines Kentucky Oaks®, and Churchill Downs Racetrack® is pleased to announce it will sponsor Combatant for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby in an effort to generate awareness and support for Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization championed by Combatant’s ownership group – […]

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Fans Can Now Purchase Official Kentucky Derby Contender Merchandise

Churchill Downs today announced the Kentucky Derby Contenders Collection, a new line of officially licensed merchandise that showcases a majority of the contenders running in the 144th Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve. Fans will be able to purchase the merchandise on site at Churchill Downs during Derby week and at www.kentuckyderby.com starting on April 30. The […]

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