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O’Neill, Hollendorfer Off To Dominating Starts At Del Mar

Del Mar’s 79th summer season opening day was a very good one on the track for trainers Doug O’Neill and Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer and on-track, for Del Mar Thoroughbred Club CEO Joe Harper. O’Neill won four of the first five races, to move within one of the track single-day record he set on […]

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Restrainedvengence Wins Oceanside Before Del Mar Opening-Day Crowd Of 33,112

Restrainedvengence, an 11-1 longshot ridden by Evin Roman, forged to the lead in the final strides to win the featured $100,000 Oceanside Stakes for 3-year-olds on opening-day of the 2018 summer Thoroughbred racing season. Always well-placed in the one-mile contest over the infield Jimmy Durante Turf Course, Restrainedvengence was swung to the outside for the […]

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Kentuckian Sold To Stand In Brazil

Grade 3 winner Kentuckian has been retired from racing and sold to stand in Brazil, the South American publication Turf Diario reports. The 6-year-old son of Tiznow was campaigned by Fox Hill Farm and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, winning three of 10 starts for earnings of $177,830. A half-brother to Maclean’s Music, Kentuckian was a […]

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$1.2 Million Juvenile Instagrand Impressive Friday At Los Alamitos

Instagrand lived up to the advance hype, rolling to an easy debut victory in a $40,345 maiden race Friday at Los Alamitos. A 2-year-old Into Mischief colt purchased for $1.2 million at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale in March, Instagrand broke well, quickly took over from longshot Mr Bingley, was challenged briefly to his outside by […]

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World Of Trouble, Kanthaka Battle In Woody Stephens

A diverse and competitive group of 3-year-olds is set to converge in the Grade 2, $400,000 Woody Stephens presented by Mohegan Sun run at seven furlongs on the main track on Saturday at Belmont Park. Despite being a Grade 2 race on a card loaded with Grade 1s, the Woody Stephens is routinely one of […]

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Unique Bella Geared Down Late In Beholder Mile Victory

Sent to the post as the 1-2 favorite, Don Alberto’s Unique Bella put on a show in Saturday’s Grade 1 Beholder Mile. The 4-year-old daughter of Tapit left the gates sharply and pressed the pace throughout, going on to win by about two lengths while geared down at the wire. Ridden by Mike Smith for […]

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Unique Bella Ready For ‘A Big Race’ In Beholder Mile

Unique Bella, the latest in a seemingly endless line of stalwarts from the barn of Jerry Hollendorfer, will be favored for the 10th time in 11 career races Saturday in the Beholder Mile. Santa Anita linemaker Jon White has the striking four-year-old gray daughter of Tapit listed at 3-5 against five rivals in the Grade I event, but […]

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Beholder Mile Attracts Unique Bella, Vale Dori And Paradise Woods

With 13 group or graded stakes victories among them, Unique Bella, Vale Dori and Paradise Woods need little in the way of introduction as they headline Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Beholder Mile at Santa Anita.  The Beholder Mile, formerly run as the Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park from 1940 through 2013, has attracted a field […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winner Battle Of Midway Returns To Training Due To Subfertility

Bred to 60 mares this spring, Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Battle of Midway was only able to impregnate five, according to drf.com. As such, he has been returned to training at Keeneland under the care of Rodolphe Brisset, with long-term plans to return the horse to trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s barn in Southern California. Insurance company […]

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Unique Bella Preparing For Beholder Showdown With Paradise Woods

Working towards perhaps the most anticipated race of the Spring Meet, champion Unique Bella breezed six furlongs from the gate at 6:30 Sunday morning in 1:11 flat for the Grade I Beholder Mile on June 2 at Santa Anita. Exercise rider Freddie Rodriguez was on the four-year-old gray daughter of Tapit for Jerry Hollendorfer, who called it “a good work.” […]

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