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Instagrand Sustains Sesamoid Fracture, To Undergo Surgery

Grade 2 winner Instagrand, who was on the Kentucky Derby trail earlier this year, sustained a sesamoid fracture in the G3 Pat Day Mile last weekend, according to The Blood-Horse. The Into Mischief colt is scheduled to have surgery to repair the fracture at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and is expected to return to […]

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Mr. Money Bursts Through The Pack To Upset Pat Day Mile

Allied Racing Stable’s Mr. Money provided a 7-1 upset on the Kentucky Derby undercard when he romped to victory in the G3 Pat Day Mile, cruising under the wire 5 1/4 lengths ahead of runner-up Hog Creek Hustle. Ridden by Gabriel Saez for trainer Bret Calhoun, the 3-year-old son of Goldencents blitzed a mile over […]

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Sophomore Talent Instagrand Tops Saturday’s Pat Day Mile

OXO Equine’s Instagrand, third in the Santa Anita Derby (GI) in his most recent start, tops a field of 14 3-year-olds entered for the 95th running of the $400,000 Pat Day Mile (GIII) Presented by LG&E and KU. The Pat Day Mile, run on Churchill Downs’ main track, is scheduled as Kentucky Derby day’s 10th […]

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Roadster Runs Down Stablemate Game Winner In The Santa Anita Derby

Bob Baffert called it last summer: the trainer told TMZ that his next Kentucky Derby winner just might be a gray colt named Roadster. On Saturday, Speedway Stable’s Roadster evolved into a Grade 1 winner with a 3/4-length triumph over his stablemate and last year’s juvenile champion Game Winner in the Santa Anita Derby. The […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: California Power

While two of this weekend’s three 100-point Kentucky Derby preps, the Wood Memorial and Blue Grass Stakes, drew large fields, the Santa Anita Derby will go off with half a dozen runners. Still, the Santa Anita Derby has been extremely influential for decades on the Kentucky Derby results, and despite the small field, there’s some […]

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Equibase Analysis: Who Will Grab 100 Points In The Santa Anita Derby?

This year’s Grade 1, $1 million Santa Anita Derby drew a field of six. Two of the sextet, More Ice and Synthesis, appear to be fillers as neither have the credentials to win. However, the other four appear about as evenly matched as they can get so if nothing else, this should be an exceptionally […]

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Baffert Holds Strong Hand With Game Winner, Roadster In Santa Anita Derby

A winner of a record eight Santa Anita Derbies, including last year’s running with eventual Triple Crown Champion and Horse of the Year Justify, Bob Baffert again appears to be on racing’s pole position as he sends out likely favorite Game Winner and top contender Roadster among a field of six sophomores in this Saturday’s […]

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Hollendorfer Confirms Instagrand For Santa Anita Derby; Galilean To Arkansas

Jerry Hollendorfer has firmed up prep races for his two Triple Crown candidates, Instagrand and Galilean, the former set for the Santa Anita Derby on April 6 and the California-bred Galilean heading to Oaklawn Park for the Arkansas Derby a week later on April 13. Instagrand was a promising third in the March 9 Gotham […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale: Expanding F-T’s Global Reach

The Paulick Report is pleased to offer a special print edition that will be available in South Florida at Wednesday’s Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale, and of course, it’s also available here. In this edition of the PR Special, Joe Nevills introduces readers to Ramiro Restrepo, whose family ties to the Thoroughbred industry stretch back five generations […]

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Rider Changes: Jose Ortiz Picks Up Improbable, Instagrand To Be Piloted By Prat

A pair of Kentucky Derby hopefuls will be piloted by new jockeys in their next starts, reports drf.com. Improbable, most recently a narrow second in the G2 Rebel under Drayden Van Dyke, will now be ridden by Jose Ortiz. The Bob Baffert trainee is expected to make his next start in the G1 Arkansas Derby on […]

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