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Daddy Nose Best Charges Home in Col. Bradley

Cathy and Bob Zollars’ favored Daddy Nose Best, unhurried early and without racing room, launched a bold bid once clear when set down for the drive and was up to best Diamond Racing et al.’s Adios Nardo in Saturday’s Grade 3 Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap at about 1 1/16-miles over a yielding Stall-Wilson turf […]

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Daddy Nose Best Named Remington’s Horse of the Meeting

Remington Park announced its list of 2013 Thoroughbred Season Champs, led by Horse of the Meeting, Daddy Nose Best – who was also named top Turf Performer and Champion Older Male. Daddy Nose Best was the only horse to win more than one category. Louies Flower, who won the Springboard Mile, the top 2-year-old stakes […]

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Fair Grounds: ‘Santa’ Comes Early With Stakes Wins for Asmussen-Flores Team

Zayat Stable’s Prayer for Relief answered those of winning rider David Flores and winning trainer Steve Asmussen with a 6 1/4-length tally in the $75,000 Tenacious Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the main event at the New Orleans oval’s six-stakes race Santa Super Saturday program. Prayer for Relief returned mutuels of $9, […]

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No Joke-Quick Wit edges Csaba in Hall of Fame thriller

Quick Wit and Csaba dueled the length of the stretch with Quick Wit finally prevailing by a short head to win the $200,000 National Racing Museum and Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. III) at Saratoga Aug. 10. The 1 1/8-mile contest was rained off the turf and was run over the sloppy main track, which […]

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Daddy Nose Best headlines Hall of Fame Stakes

With his dynamic score in the Grade 3 Sunland Derby in late March, Daddy Nose Best headed into the Kentucky Derby as one of the hottest 3-year-olds in the country. When the son of Scat Daddy failed to deliver in the first two legs of the Triple Crown, trainer Steve Asmussen changed gears. On Friday, […]

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Daddy Nose Best confirmed to run in Preakness

Owner Bob Zollars contacted Maryland Jockey Club stakes coordinator Coley Blind Tuesday to confirm that Daddy Nose Best will ship from Churchill Downs to Pimlico to run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. Daddy Nose Best, 10th in the Kentucky Derby in his most recent start, walked the shedrow at trainer Steve Asmussen’s barn a day after […]

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Preakness 137 Barn Notes: Monday, May 14

Trainer Bob Baffert on Monday got his first look at Bodemeister since the morning after his brilliant second-place finish in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. The Hall of Fame trainer liked what he saw during his colt’s 1 ½-mile gallop around a muddy oval before confirming the son of Empire Maker for Saturday’s Preakness […]

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Kentucky Confidential: Richard Migliore on the Derby, being in the media

John Scheinman talks with former jockey Richard Migliore about his Derby experiences, his new career as a TV analyst and his top choices for Kentucky Derby 138. To watch the interview, visit Kentucky Confidential.

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Kentucky Derby 138 Barn Notes: Monday, April 30

MARK VALESKI DRILLS BULLET FIVE-EIGHTHS CREATIVE CAUSE WORKS HALF-MILE IN :47.80 LIAISON, ASMUSSEN DUO PUT IN FINAL PRE-DERBY WORKS ALPHA – Godolphin Stable’s Alpha had a very light exercise at Belmont Park Monday morning before being shipped by plane to Churchill Downs. He is scheduled to arrive at the track between 5 and 6 p.m. […]

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Kentucky Derby 138 Barn Notes: Monday, April 23

ASMUSSEN BREEZES TRIO OF DERBY CONTENDERS MONDAY MARK VALESKI WORKS FIVE FURLONGS IN :59.60 IN COMPANY OPTIMIZER BREEZES HALF-MILE IN :48.60 BODEMEISTER – Zayat Stables LLC’s Bodemeister galloped 1 ½ miles under exercise rider George Alvarez after the morning renovation break. The Arkansas Derby (Grade I) winner is scheduled to work Tuesday morning with trainer […]

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