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Coil Sires First Winner At Golden Gate Fields

Haskell and Santa Anita Sprint Championship (both Gr. 1) winner Coil sired his first winner Sunday at Golden Gate Fields. The freshman stallion accomplished the feat with his very first starter, according to bloodhorse.com. The 2-year-old filly Recoiling led the 4 1/2-furlong sprint nearly gate-to-wire, winning by 1 3/4 lengths in a final time of […]

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Equibase Analysis: Can Anyone Spoil American Pharoah’s Return?

The Grade 1, $1.75 million William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes features the return of American Pharoah, winner of seven straight races and the first Triple Crown Winner in 37 years. Seven have signed up to run for a record purse for this race. Grade 2 Holy Bull Stakes winner Upstart and Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes […]

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The Friday Show: ‘I’m Talking Haskell, That’s It’

Trainer Bob Baffert didn’t mince words this week when asked about what’s next for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. He only wanted to talk about one thing. “I’m talking Haskell. That’s it,” Baffert told reporters on a teleconference. Meanwhile, Monmouth Park created some controversy by dropping another $750,000 into the Haskell Invitational purse just days […]

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Bayern 2-1 Morning Line Favorite as 10 Enter Travers

Grade 1 winners Tonalist and Wicked Strong will renew their budding rivalry on racing’s biggest summer stage, joined by fellow Grade 1 heroes Bayern and Mr Speaker among 10 horses set to gather for the 145th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.Regarded as the centerpiece of […]

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Desormeaux, Dullahan back as dynamic duo

Kent Desormeaux has not ridden Dullahan to victory since the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland on April 14, 2012, and lost the mount before the Belmont Stakes. But, Desormeaux will be back in the saddle for the running of Monmouth Park’s $1 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday. Trainer Dale Romans had removed Desormeaux from riding […]

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TCI: 3-year-olds in the spotlight

The TCI Boys talk about the impact of this weekend’s Haskell Invitational (G1) and Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) on the 3-year-old division moving into the second half of the season. Watch it. Comment.

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Last minute call for Hansen, Haskell or West Virginia Derby

According to trainer Mike Maker, the selection to run Hansen in either the Haskell Invitational or the West Virginia Derby “probably will come down to a last-minute decision,” Maker said Friday. Hansen is set to breeze at Trackside training center on Tuesday. The $1 million Haskell (gr. I) will run July 29 at Monmouth Park […]

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Alpha points to Jim Dandy, Le Bernardin for Haskell

Stablemates Alpha and Le Bernardin are getting into gear for upcoming graded stakes races as they both posted works on Saturday in New York.   Grade III Withers winner Alpha, who is looking to the Grade II Jim Dandy on July 28 at Saratoga, shot through five furlongs in a lightning :58 4/5 over the […]

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Shackleford back in training, pointed toward Haskell

After a brief rest at WinStar Farm, Preakness winner Shackleford returned to Churchill Downs for training under trainer Dale Romans. “He looks good, and they said he seemed to really enjoy his little vacation there (WinStar Farm),” said Romans.

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LUCKY CRUSHES HASKELL FOES

By Ray Paulick.Preakness winner Lookin At Lucky made a powerful three-wide move down the backstretch of Monmouth Park’s $1-million Haskell Invitational Stakes on Sunday, a move that carried him to a dominating four-length victory over six others and solidified last year’s juvenile champion as the clear-cut leader of the 3-year-old class of 2010. Under […]

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