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22-Year-Old Santangelo Scores First Training Victory At Turfway Park

Brett Santangelo, 22, scored his first career training victory Sunday when Charnocks drew in off the also-eligible list and won the third race at Turfway Park. Santangelo has been in the money with all four of his starters this year, including a second and a third from Charnocks in his previous two races. Since taking […]

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Apprentice Kali Francois Earns First Victory At Monmouth

For apprentice rider Kali Francois the 29th time was the charm, as the “bug girl” enjoyed her first career win after piloting Brave Titan to victory in the second race at Monmouth Park on Sunday. “It’s great to get that first one,” said Francois, a 24-year-old native of Marinette, Wisconsin. “I’ve been riding down at […]

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Apprentice Eric Cancel Rides First U.S. Winner

Acclaimed Racing Stable’s Little Baker took the lead with two furlongs to run and held off a late charge from Bright Guy to win Sunday’s third race by a head and give apprentice jockey Eric Cancel his first victory in the United States. It was just the fourth mount of the Championship Meet for Cancel, […]

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Apprentice Maria Thornton Gets First Victory

Jockey Maria Thornton won the first race of her career in the second race Sunday at Arlington International Racecourse when she guided the Larry Bingham and John Conforti’s Stephensclassygal to a 6½-length victory for trainer Scott Mullins in the 1 1/16-miles Polytrack race. The 25-year-old Thornton, younger sister of Arlington veteran Tim Thornton, accepted her […]

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Apprentice Fontanez Nabs First Win

Apprentice rider Arny Fontanez rode his first winner in a maiden claiming race at Calder Race Course on Feb. 21, 2014. According to the Blood-Horse, Fontanez was aboard Run Gia Run, a 30-1 longshot that is owned and trained by Charles Fontana. In only his fourth career start, the bug boy and his mount were involved in […]

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