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‘Looks Like She Never Ran’: Sweet Melania Sitting Pretty After Jessamine Victory

“It looks like she never even ran yesterday.” That report made clear that Robert and Lawana Low’s Sweet Melania was none the worse for wear Thursday morning following her record-breaking 5½-length victory in Wednesday’s JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G2). Amelia Green, who is overseeing trainer Todd Pletcher’s Keeneland string, was the one who delivered the day-after briefing on the […]

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Sweet Melania Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth With Jessamine Victory On Keeneland Turf

Robert and Lawana Low’s Sweet Melania moved to the lead on the backstretch and then drew off in the stretch to post a 5½-length victory over Witez in the 29th running of the $200,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G2) for 2-year-olds fillies at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., before a Wednesday afternoon crowd of 9,583. The victory, […]

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Eye Of A Soldier Looks For Automatic Juvenile Fillies Turf Entry In Jessamine Stakes

Ten years ago, Eye of Taurus raced to victory in the second division of the Pin Oak Valley View (G3) for owner Harvey Clarke and trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. On Wednesday, her daughter Eye of a Soldier will go postward in the 29th running of the $200,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G2), a Breeders’ Cup Challenge race that awards the winner a fees-paid berth […]

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Slate of 85 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races Wraps Up With Jessamine Stakes

From Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town, South Africa in January to Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky this afternoon, and all points in between, the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series and its 85 automatic qualifiers for racing’s championship weekend comes to a close with the $200,000 “Win and You’re In” JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (GII). Run at […]

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Juveniles Fillies Turf: ‘Very Talented’ Concrete Rose Takes Shot In Jessamine Stakes

Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose, an impressive maiden winner in August at Saratoga going 5½ furlongs, will try to punch her ticket to the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) with a victory in Wednesday’s 28th running of the $200,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G2) at 1 1/16 miles on the grass. “She is very talented and […]

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Juvenile Fillies Turf: Abreu Has Pair Of Contenders In Jessamine, Final BC Challenge Qualifier

Trainer Jorge Abreu, who went out on his own in 2016 and saddled his first Keeneland winner this spring, will be gunning for his first Keeneland stakes victory Wednesday when he sends out two runners in the 28th running of the $200,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G2) for 2-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Representing Abreu […]

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Delaware Handicap Downgraded; 2018 Graded Stakes Listing Released Friday

The American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association today presented its listing of U.S. Graded and Listed Stakes Races for 2018, the results of its annual grading session conducted November 28 and 29 in Lexington. The Committee reviewed 806 U.S. stakes races with a purse of at least $75,000, and assigned […]

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Rushing Fall Sweeps To Victory In G3 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes

E Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ Rushing Fall swept past the field with a devastating turn of foot to win the 27th running of the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G3) for 2-year-old fillies by 3 1/4 lengths over Stainless before a Wednesday afternoon crowd of 9,475. Trained by Chad Brown and ridden by Javier Castellano, Rushing Fall […]

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La Coronel Authoritative Winner Of JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes

Favored La Coronel battled with Lull with just over a furlong to go before pulling away in the stretch to win the G3 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes by 4 1/4 lengths at Keeneland Oct. 12. The victory earned the 2-year-old daughter of Colonel John an automatic berth in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita, since […]

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Paulick Report 10/10 News Minute

The Paulick Report sends out its headlines newsletter every weekday morning at 9 a.m ET (10 a.m. weekends), but the news doesn’t stop after you’ve had your morning coffee. Each weekday afternoon, the Paulick Report brings you a video News Minute to let you know what’s happening around the Thoroughbred racing world: news we think […]

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