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Undefeated Dream Tree Puts Her Record On The Line In La Brea

Bob Baffert trainee and brilliant undefeated filly Dream Tree will attempt to extend her win streak to six as she heads a field of nine sophomore fillies in Santa Anita’s Grade I, $300,000 La Brea Stakes at seven furlongs on opening day, Wednesday, Dec. 26. Owned by Phoenix Thoroughbred III, Dream Tree, a bay filly […]

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Six Of Ward’s Eight Pre-Entrants Aimed For Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward said eight horses he trains have been pre-entered in the Nov. 2-3 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs. All are fillies and mares. Breeders’ Cup pre-entries will be announced Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.. Ward’s contingent includes six starters in the inaugural $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint at 5½ […]

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Happy Like A Fool Much The Best In Miss Preakness

Coolmore and Merriebelle Stable’s Happy Like A Fool was easily the best in Friday’s Grade 3 Miss Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, rolling home 6 1/2 lengths in front for trainer Wesley Ward. Tyler Gaffalione sent the 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly firmly from the gate, urging her to take the lead down the backstretch. Once out […]

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Happy Like A Fool Dominant In Matron Stakes

Making her first start in North America since breaking her maiden last Spring at Keeneland, Happy Like a Fool earned her first graded stakes win in only her third career start besting a field of five in Sunday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Matron Sunday at Belmont Park. Happy Like a Fool broke from post 3 without […]

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Cross-Entered Happy Like A Fool Headlines Competitive Matron Stakes

Making her first start in North America since breaking her maiden on April 9 at Keeneland, Happy Like a Fool for trainer Wesley Ward and owners Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith will headline a competitive field of five in the Grade 3, $150,000 Matron for juvenile fillies on Sunday at Belmont Park. […]

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Lady Aurelia Leads American Trio Of ‘Live Prospects’ At York Festival

The star American filly Lady Aurelia is settling in at York ahead of her bid for further Group 1 glory in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on Friday Aug. 25. The Nunthorpe is a “Win and You’re In” contest for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint this fall at Del Mar. Trained by Wesley Ward, the 3-year-old […]

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Ward ‘Happy Like A Fool’: Filly Runs In Wednesday’s Molecomb At Goodwood

Happy Like A Fool has been delighting trainer Wesley Ward in her work for the Group 3 Bombay Sapphire Molecomb Stakes at Goodwood on Wednesday. The juvenile daughter of Distorted Humor was tagged as the American banker of the week at the Royal Ascot meeting, but despite Ward having two other winners, she had no […]

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Ward Contingent ‘Ready To Explode’ At Royal Ascot

American-based trainer Wesley Ward is busily preparing his contingent of Thoroughbreds for the upcoming Royal Ascot meeting, scheduling the group for workouts over the ground at Ascot on Wednesday morning. According to The Sun, Lady Aurelia (King’s Stand), Arawak (Coventry), Bound For Nowhere (Commonwealth Cup), Happy Like A Fool (Queen Mary) and McErin (Norfolk) will […]

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Lady Aurelia Encabeza El Contingente De Wesley Ward Para Royal Ascot

El entrenador Wesley Ward, cuya base de operaciones está en Keeneland, envió siete ejemplares a trabajar en la pista de grama este martes 30, encabezados por la campeona europea Lady Aurelia, en preparación para las carreras selectivas de Royal Ascot del venidero mes de Junio. Estos siete ejemplares lograron triunfos en Keeneland durante el meeting […]

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Ward Trainees Head Kentucky Juvenile Stakes On ‘Thurby’ At Churchill

Trainer Wesley Ward, who beat the boys with the filly Silvertoni in 2016, will send out the filly Happy Like a Fool and Waterford Stable’s McErin as a coupled entry for Thursday’s 24th running of the $100,000 Kentucky Juvenile for 2-year-olds going five furlongs on the main track. The Kentucky Juvenile will go as the […]

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