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Weekend Lineup: Fall Stars

Fall Stars Weekend at Keeneland offers four “Win and You’re In” races for the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday, and another three on Sunday. Across the world, there are a total of 17 challenge races offering expenses-paid berths to the World Championships next month at Churchill Downs. Some of the highlights include the G1 Shadwell Turf […]

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Fan Favorite Heart To Heart Looking For Firmer Ground In Shadwell Turf Mile

Terry Hamilton’s Heart to Heart continued to train up to the Grade 1 Shadwell Turf Mile next month at Keeneland, breezing four furlongs in 48.10 seconds Sunday at Belmont Park. Trainer Brian Lynch said the 7-year-old son of English Channel has continued to look good in recording his fourth work at Belmont since running sixth […]

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Oscar Performance ‘Comfortable’ In First Work Since Arlington Million

Oscar Performance returned to the worktab for the first time since being pulled up near the wire and vanned off the Arlington Million, breezing four furlongs in 49.43 seconds on the Oklahoma turf track Monday morning. The six-time stakes winner was checked out at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital. With no problems discovered, the 4-year-old […]

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Voodoo Song All Heart To Fend Off Delta Prince In Fourstardave

Last year at Saratoga, Barry Schwartz’ Voodoo Song won a record four starts during the course of the summer meeting. This year, the 4-year-old son of English Channel added to that resume with a gutsy win in Saturday’s Grade 1 Fourstardave Handicap, fending off a late run from 5-2 Delta Prince to win by a […]

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Weekend Lineup: Arlington Million

A quartet of Grade 1 races feature on this weekend’s stakes schedule, three of which are run in conjunction with Arlington Park’s International Festival of Racing on Saturday. The first G1 to be contested is the Fourstardave Handicap at Saratoga. The always-venerable Heart to Heart will be the one to catch on the front end, […]

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Voodoo Song To Face Heart To Heart, Yoshida In Fourstardave

A strong field of seven is set to compete in Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap at one mile on the inner turf at Saratoga Race Course. Barry K. Schwartz’s Voodoo Song returns to Saratoga after the son of English Channel rattled off four straight wins at the Spa in 2017. Voodoo Song comes to […]

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Oscar Performance, Heart To Heart ‘Effortless’ In Monday Breezes At The Spa

Trainer Brian Lynch saw two of his stable stars return to the worktab Monday morning, with Oscar Performance and Heart to Heart breezing five furlongs in company on the Oklahoma turf track at Saratoga. Oscar Performance earned the bullet for the group of 26, working 1:00.16. The 4-year-old Kitten’s Joy colt, who returned from a seven-month layoff to win the Grade […]

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Oscar Performance On Track For Arlington Million; Heart To Heart Aims At Fourstardave

Graded stakes winner La Signare put in her final breeze before the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Oaks on Stars & Stripes Day July 7, working four furlongs in 49.01 seconds on Belmont Park’s inner turf on a hot Sunday morning. In total, trainer Brian Lynch saw three graded stakes winners breeze on Sunday, with Oscar Performance going four furlongs in 48.86 and Heart […]

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Hunt Heads Heart To Heart At The Wire In Shoemaker Mile

Michael House’s Hunt earned the first top-level victory of his career on Monday in the Grade 1 Shoemaker Mile at Santa Anita Park. The 6-year-old son of Dark Angel, sent off at 9-1 odds in his seasonal debut, came flying down the center of the course to just get his neck in front of the […]

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Heart To Heart Invades Santa Anita In Search Of Shoemaker Mile Victory

Australian-born Brian Lynch, a fixture on the Southern California circuit for more than 20 years, returns “home” to Santa Anita on Monday with the likely favorite in the Grade I, $400,000 Shoemaker Mile (turf), Heart to Heart, who seeks his third consecutive graded stakes win.  For 3-year-olds and up, the Shoemaker Mile has attracted a field of […]

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