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Eragon ‘A Little Stronger’ In Final Work For Pegasus World Cup

On Sunday, Argentinian Group 1 winner Eragon recorded his final work prior to the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup. The recent James McIngvale purchase worked at Gulfstream Park, covering five furlongs in 1:02.34 under Edgar Prado, according to the Daily Racing Form. “I thought today’s work was better than last week. […]

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Miss Temple City Gives Sire G1 Double With Matriarch Victory

A big weekend for Spendthrift stallion Temple City began Saturday when sophomore Annals of Time won the G1 Hollywood Derby; on Sunday, 4-year-old daughter Miss Temple City, owned by The Club Racing, Needle in a Haystack and Sagamore Farm, proved very game in the G1 Matriarch, also at Del Mar, hanging on by a nose […]

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Miss Temple City Leads Full Field In Sunday’s Matriarch Stakes

Del Mar’s third fall Bing Crosby Thoroughbred racing season concludes Sunday, featuring a star-studded field of older fillies and mares in the Grade I $300,000 Matriarch Stakes at one mile over the infield Jimmy Durante grass course. Post-time for the first of nine races will be 12:30 p.m. A dozen distaff runners entered the Matriarch, […]

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Miss Temple City Upsets The Boys Once Again In Shadwell Turf Mile

The Club Racing, Allen Rosenblum and Sagamore Farm’s Miss Temple City upset her male counterparts once again over Keeneland’s turf, scoring a victory in Saturday’s G1 Shadwell Turf Mile by a head over Ironicus. The 4-year-old daughter of Temple City also won the G1 Maker’s 46 Mile during the spring meet in central Kentucky for […]

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Stevens To Ride Runhappy In Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

Gary Stevens will be aboard Runhappy when the Eclipse Award winner runs in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile in November. Trainer Laura Wohlers told the Daily Racing Form Monday that Stevens would ride the 4-year-old son of Super Saver in the race. Stevens piloted Runhappy when the colt captured the G1 Malibu Stakes last December. […]

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Tom’s Ready Rebounds In Ack Ack Handicap; Runhappy Fourth

G M B Racing’s Tom’s Ready rebounded from a poor effort in the G1 King’s Bishop to score in impressive fashion in Saturday’s G3 Ack Ack Handicap at Churchill Downs, defeating Iron Fist by a half-length on the wire. The sophomore son of More Than Ready, ridden by Brian Hernandez, closed strongly to make the […]

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Churchill Downs: Runhappy Drills Six Furlongs From The Starting Gate

  Reigning Champion Male Sprinter Runhappy breezed six furlongs from the starting in 1:14.40 under jockey Edgar Prado on Thursday morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for his much-anticipated 4-year-old debut in the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap (Grade III) on Oct. 1. Owned by James McIngvale, the homebred son of Super Saver broke from the […]

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Messi Holds Off All Closers In Sky Classic Stakes

Gestut Brummerhof’s homebred Messi stalked the pace early, then held off all the closers by 2 1/2 lengths in Sunday’s Grade 2 Sky Classic to score his second graded stakes victory. The 6-year-old son of New Approach covered 10 furlongs over Woodbine’s firm turf course in 2:01.98 under Edgar Prado for trainer Graham Motion. “It […]

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Granddaughter To Agent Bob ‘Barron’ Frieze Helps USA Claim Team Silver At Olympics

Bob Barron Frieze has served as agent to Hall of Fame jockeys Eddie Maple, Jerry Bailey and Edgar Prado. But this week, he took on a different role; that of supporting his 23-year-old granddaughter as she competed in the Rio Olympics for Team USA. Lucy Davis was one of four members of the US show […]

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Motion’s Real Smart Captures First Graded Stake in Robert G. Dick Memorial

Bjorn Nielsen’s Real Smart notched her first career stake victory in the $200,000 Grade III Robert G. Dick Memorial at Delaware Park today. With Edgar Prado aboard, the Kentucky-bred daughter of Smart Strike won by 2-lengths and she covered the mile and three-eighths in 2:16.10 over a firm course.  The even-money favorite in the field […]

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