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Firenze Fire Blows Them Away In General George

Mr Amore Stable’s Firenze Fire made a victorious 2020 debut Saturday at Laurel Park, notching his ninth career stakes victory in the $250,000 General George (G3) at Laurel Park. The General George, a seven-furlong sprint for 4-year-olds and up, co-headlined Saturday’s Sprintfest Winter Carnival program with the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie, a seven-furlong sprint for older […]

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‘Tough, Seasoned’ Firenze Fire Makes Seasonal Debut In Grade 3 General George

Mr. Amore Stable’s Grade 1-winning millionaire homebred Firenze Fire, unraced since back-to-back stakes victories to cap last year, is set to make both his seasonal and Maryland debuts in Saturday’s $250,000 General George (G3) at Laurel Park. The 44th running of the General George for 4-year-olds and up and the 68th renewal of the $250,000 Runhappy Barbara […]

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Poseidon’s Warrior Moves To Pennsylvania For 2020 Breeding Season

Poseidon’s Warrior, the sire of Grade 1 winner Firenze Fire, will relocate to Equistar Training and Breeding in Annville, Penn., for the 2020 breeding season at an advertised stud fee of $5,000, Thoroughbred Daily News reports. The 11-year-old son of Speightstown previously resided at Darby Dan Farm in Kentucky after beginning his stallion career in […]

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‘Very Classy’ Firenze Fire Defeats Stablemate Happy Farm In Gravesend

Mr. Amore Stable’s Grade 1-winner Firenze Fire, perfectly piloted by Jose Lezcano for trainer Jason Servis, reeled in stablemate Happy Farm in the shadow of the wire to capture Sunday’s $100,000 Gravesend at Aqueduct Racetrack. The 4-year-old son of Poseidon’s Warrior, who finished fifth in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Sprint on November 2, arrived […]

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Imperial Hint Gets A ‘Standing Ovation’ For Gritty Vosburgh Victory

A day after Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint battled back in the stretch to edge Firenze Fire by a nose in the Grade 1, $300,000 Vosburgh, winning trainer Luis Carvajal, Jr. said the color finally returned to his face. “My friend [and fellow trainer] Arnaud Delacour texted me to congratulate me and said, ‘Why do you […]

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Imperial Hint Battles Back To Nail Firenze Fire In Vosburgh

Raymond Mamone’s pint-sized Imperial Hint showed off the size of his heart once again in Saturday’s Grade 1 Vosburgh Stakes, winning the contest for the second straight year under jockey Javier Castellano. The 6-year-old son of Imperialism, trained by Luis Carvajal, Jr., grabbed the lead at the start but was headed by 2-1 second choice […]

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Mitole’s Seven-Race Win Streak On Line In Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap

Two of the country’s finest sprinters will square off in Saturday’s 35th running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap when Mitole, winner of seven straight, faces defending Vanderbilt-winner Imperial Hint at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. One of the day’s three graded stakes, the six-furlong event for 3-year-olds and up […]

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Servis Stars Could Shine In Saratoga This Season

Trainer Jason Servis will look to make an impact on the Saratoga stakes scene this summer with World of Trouble, Firenze Fire, Final Jeopardy and Grumps Little Tots. Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stable’s World of Trouble, a Grade 1-winner on turf and dirt, will make his next start in the Grade 3, $200,000 Troy, a 5 1/2-furlong turf […]

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Met Mile Next Target For Firenze Fire After Convincing Runhappy Score

Mr. Amore Stable’s homebred Firenze Fire surged to the lead at the top of the lane en route to a convincing score in Saturday’s $150,000 Runhappy, a six-furlong sprint for 4-year-olds and up at Belmont Park. Trained by Jason Servis, the 4-year-old Poseidon’s Warrior colt was quickest out of the gate under Irad Ortiz, Jr. […]

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