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Nine-Year-Old Grade 1 Winner Will Not Be Permitted To Run After Social Media Uproar

A situation in South Florida has raised questions about the intersection between public opinion and trainer opinion when it comes to horse welfare. Readers may remember the name of Green Gratto, who won the Grade 1 Carter in 2017 at the age of seven. He raced 12 times in the year after that win before […]

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Green Gratto Retired To Total Bloodstock Farm In New York

Grade 1 winner Green Gratto has been retired from racing, and he will enter stud at Robert Wright’s Total Bloodstock Farm in New York for the 2019 breeding season for an advertised fee of $2,000 The 8-year-old son of Here’s Zealous finished his on-track career with nine wins in 65 starts over six seasons of […]

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Cigar Mile Longshots: Beasley ‘Stepping Up,’ Summer Revolution Should Like Distance

Lee Lewis and Mark Grier’s talented Beasley, a strong third last time out in the Grade 3 Bold Ruler, will wade into much deeper waters in Saturday’s Grade 1 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Racetrack. The race will be the first Grade 1 and the fourth start in the second-half of the season for Beasley, a 3-year-old colt by […]

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Ready For Rye Back On Dirt In Thanksgiving’s Fall Highweight

Chalk Racing’s Ready for Rye will again make the switch from turf to dirt in the Grade 3, $200,000 Fall Highweight on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, at Aqueduct Racetrack. For the second straight year, the Tom Albertrani trainee will use a strong effort in the Belmont Turf Sprint Championship as a springboard to the Fall Highweight, […]

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El Deal Luce Como El Caballo A Vencer En El Vosburgh Stakes

Luego de un contundente triunfo en el Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1), El Deal parece listo para buscar su segundo triunfo Grado 1. El hijo de Munnings que entrena Jorge Navarro fue designado como favorito de 6/5 para el Vosburgh S. (G1, $350,000), carrera perteneciente a la serie “Win and You’re In” de la Breeders’ […]

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El Deal Steps Up To Dominate Vanderbilt Handicap

Albert and Michelle Crawford’s El Deal was impressive in Saturday’s G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap, speeding away from the gate with the lead and extending it down the lane to best his rivals by eight lengths. The 5-year-old son of Munnings had never won a graded stakes race prior to the Vanderbilt, and the victory marks […]

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Defying The Odds: UPS Driver, Equine ‘Mike Tyson’ Could Go All The Way In Vanderbilt

Saturday’s G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga has several compelling story lines, but none so unique as 20-1 longshot Green Gratto. It was at similarly long odds earlier this year that the 7-year-old New Jersey-bred won the G1 Carter Handicap at Aqueduct, lighting up the tote board at 54-1. Though his status as a […]

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Mind Your Biscuits: De Dubai A New York, Y Ahora Con Pasaje Para La Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Mind Your Biscuits dio más de lo que se esperaba. No solo ganó el Belmont Sprint Championship (G2), sino que además lo hizo con sobrada autoridad. El alazán hijo de Posse demostró que su triunfo en el Golden Shaheen en Dubai no fue obra de la casualidad, al demoler al lote que le salió al […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Takes Care Of Business In Belmont Sprint Championship

It was just another day in the office for Mind Your Biscuits on Saturday as he swallowed up a seven-horse field to win the G2 Belmont Sprint Championship by 3 1/2 lengths. Owned by the partnership of J Stables, Head of Plains Partners, Summers, Summers, Summers and Kisber, the 4-year-old son of Posse hit the lead […]

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