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Turf Triple: ‘Big Race’ On Tap For O’Brien-Trained Blenheim Palace; Coral Beach ‘Encouraging’

Trainer Aidan O’Brien’s Turf Triple contingent trained over the Belmont main track on Friday morning, as Blenheim Palace once again led the quartet, followed by fellow Belmont Derby contender Cape of Good Hope and the fillies Coral Beach and Just Wonderful, who will start in the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks Invitational. “They jogged one lap […]

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O’Brien To Ship Trio Of Contenders For Belmont Oaks, Derby

Trainer Aidan O’Brien will be represented by multiple group winner Just Wonderful in the Grade 1, $750,000 Belmont Oaks Invitational and Blenheim Palace and Cape of Good Hope in next Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational as the first legs of the newly-minted Turf Triple series gets underway. Just Wonderful, a bay daughter […]

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BC Turf Winner Talismanic Prevails In France Ahead Of Dubai World Cup

Talismanic, last year’s victor in the Breeders’ Cup Turf, returned to the winner’s circle Tuesday with a comfortable win over favored Cloth of Stars on the Polytrack at Chantilly. The 1 3/4-length win in the Prix Darshaan served as a prep for Talismanic’s bid in the $10 million Dubai World Cup later this month, where […]

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Record Turnover Highlights Longines Hong Kong International Races

Time Warp’s victory in the HK$25 million Longines Hong Kong Cup capped an outstanding day of international sport at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Sunday, Dec. 10. The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, said: “We want the Longines Hong Kong International Races to be the greatest show on turf and […]

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‘Irreplaceable’ Highland Reel Turns The Tables On Talismanic In Hong Kong Vase

Aidan O’Brien’s message was clear after the Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m): Highland Reel is “Irreplaceable.” Three times the Ballydoyle maestro pressed that view in his post-race comments and three times the bunched press pack nodded in unanimous agreement. Highland Reel closed out his globe-trotting career with a second victory in the HK$18 million Vase […]

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O’Brien Well-Armed With Five Horses In Hong Kong International Races

The 2017 season has been a stellar season for Aidan O’Brien and his Ballydoyle team. How could it not be when in the course of the year he has surpassed the long-standing record of legendary US trainer Bobby Frankel’s 25 Group 1 winners in a season? The O’Brien tally stands at 27 right now and […]

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Dual Classic Heroine Winter Set For Retirement

Four-time Group 1 winner Winter, considered one of the top 3-year-olds in England, will be retired at the end of the year. According to the Racing Post, Winter (Galileo x Laddies Poker Two, by Choisir) is still currently stabled with trainer Aidan O’Brien at Ballydoyle, but she will soon make the short trip to Coolmore Stud. “I […]

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Coolmore Sets Fees For Highland Reel And Churchill

European Champion 2-year-old and dual Guineas winner Churchill will stand at Coolmore at a fee of €35,000. Coming from one of the fastest female lines of recent times, that of Airwave and Jwala, and impressing in his homework from a very early stage, it came as no surprise that Churchill became Galileo’s first 2-year-old colt […]

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Talismanic Prevails Over Beach Patrol, Highland Reel In BC Turf

A European once again captured the 1/2-mile Breeders’ Cup Turf at Del Mar on Saturday, but it wasn’t the horse made the heavy favorite. At 14-1 Talismanic overtook favored Highland Reel and second choice Beach Patrol in deep stretch to prevail in the Grade 1, $400,000 Turf. Beach Patrol held second while even money favorite […]

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Breeders’ Cup 2017: Noticias Y Notas, Jueves 2 De Noviembre

DOBLE PAGO: Los comisarios en Del Mar determinaron que el propietario de Forever Unbridled, Charles Fipke, deberá pagar a los jinetes Joel Rosario y John Velazquez la misma cantidad correspondiente al porcentaje del premio que produzca la cincoañera este viernes 3 en la Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1), toda vez que Rosario se vio perjudicado por […]

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