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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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BC Turf Notes: Ribchester ‘Traveled Well,’ Rosario Talks ‘Tricky’ Beach Patrol

With all the horses having cleared quarantine a total of 35 European Breeders’ Cup challengers were seen out on the Del Mar track Thursday morning with the added excitement of seeing the 13-strong contingent from Ballydoyle out on the track for the first time since arriving on Monday evening. Home of The Brave (Mile) was […]

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Trio Of Group 1 Winners Set To Join Coolmore Ireland Roster For 2018

Group/Grade 1 winners Highland Reel, Caravaggio and Churchill will be a trio of talented new recruits to Coolmore Ireland next year, and the farm has released 2018 covering fees for its stallion roster. Caravaggio, a son of Scat Daddy, will stand for a fee of €35,000; Highland Reel and Churchill, both sons of Galileo, won’t have […]

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