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Weekend Lineup: Charles Town Classic

This weekend is part of the calm before the storm of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 4. Highlighting the relatively light lineup of graded stakes is the $1 million, Grade 2 Charles Town Classic Stakes. Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) will broadcast live from Hollywood Casino at Charles Town on Saturday […]

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St. Lewis: The Longer, The Better For Discreet Lover Ahead Of G3 Excelsior

A well-rested Discreet Lover will make his first start since running eighth in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic when he bids to repeat as the winner in Saturday’s 107th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Excelsior for 4-year-olds and up at Aqueduct Racetrack. Discreet Lover received a five-month freshening after finishing eighth-of-14 in the […]

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Jockey Club Gold Cup Winner Discreet Lover Starts 6-Year-Old Campaign In John B. Campbell

Uriah St. Lewis owned-and-trained Discreet Lover, 45-1 upset winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) last fall, will open his 6-year-old campaign as the topweight and 3-1 program favorite for the $100,000 John B. Campbell presented by Fidelity First Saturday at Laurel Park. The 1 1/8-mile Campbell for 4-year-olds and up is among five […]

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Breeders’ Cup News Minute Presented By Adequan: ‘My Dream Came True’

Keep up with the latest news and storylines at this year’s Thoroughbred racing World Championships with the Breeders’ Cup News Minute. In today’s edition, learn more about the new Head2Head wagering matchups. Plus, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick share the storybook tale behind one of the Classic contenders and the trainer who said his dream […]

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‘In-Demand’ Franco Preparing For Another Successful Winter Meet At Aqueduct

There was a time not long ago when if you wanted to meet the leading jockey of every New York Racing Association (NYRA) individual meet dating back to 2016, you could accomplish the task by inputting a single address into your GPS. As a seven-pound apprentice, jockey Manny Franco made his professional debut at Parx […]

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: Baffert’s Duo En Route, Thunder Snow Should ‘Improve Again’

Accelerate – Trainer John Sadler’s morning-line favorite Accelerate galloped 1 1/2 miles Tuesday morning and stood in the gate as the 5-year-old colt moved toward Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Javier Meza, Accelerate’s regular exercise rider was in the saddle. Sadler reiterated his position on Accelerate far outside post in the 14-horse field by […]

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An Oversubscribed Classic: Who Is Guaranteed A Spot At Churchill Downs?

There are currently a total of 18 horses under consideration for this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, but next Saturday’s field at Churchill will be limited to 14 starters with two also-eligibles. According to Breeders’ Cup regulations, oversubscribed races at the time of pre-entries (which were due on Monday afternoon) will be handled according to three […]

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Report: Discreet Lover Works For Veterinarian, Expected To Be Released From Vet’s List

Discreet Lover worked in front of a Pennsylvania state veterinarian on Wednesday and according to trainer Uriah St. Lewis, will likely be removed from the veterinarian’s list. It is standard procedure in many jurisdictions to require a horse to perform a timed workout for a state veterinarian and pass a post-workout drug test before it […]

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OBS October Yearling Sale Kicks Off Tuesday, Oct. 9

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 9th. There are 702 yearlings cataloged for the three-day sale, which gets underway at 12:00 noon with 213 horses offered in the Selected session. The sale continues with Open sessions on Wednesday, October 10th and Thursday, October 11th, beginning at 12:00 noon on […]

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Classic Conundrum: Final Round Of Preps Serves Up More Questions Than Answers

With five weeks to go, the picture of this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic is muddier than ever. There was a 45-1 upset in the Jockey Club Gold Cup in which the favored Diversify faded to finish fifth, and Accelerate ran his lowest Beyer figure of the year when he won the Awesome Again. Additionally, potential […]

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