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Layoff No Problem For Win The War In Duchess Stakes

Gary Barber and John C. Oxley’s three-year-old filly Win the War returned to action off a seven-month layoff to win the $100,000 Duchess Stakes, the first of three stakes carded on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack. With Patrick Husbands aboard, Win the War raced outside of Souper Striking on the lead throughout the seven-furlong main track […]

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Capture Your Dream Proves Deserving Favorite In FSS Desert Vixen

Capture Your Dream lived up to her 3-5 favoritism Saturday at Gulfstream Park while winning the $100,000 Desert Vixen Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes, proving to be a smart purchase for owner John Oxley and trainer Mark Casse. Capture Your Dream had captured her May 13 debut at Gulfstream Park by 10 ½ lengths for owner/breeder Kathy […]

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Gulfstream’s Spring/Summer 2-Year-Old Program ‘Getting Better And Better’

When Catherinethegreat rolled to an impressive 4 ¼ length triumph in the Schuylerville (G3) at Saratoga Race Course July 20, John Oxley’s homebred daughter of Uncaptured flattered Gulfstream Park’s Spring/Summer racing program as an increasingly attractive launching pad for promising 2-year-olds The Spring/Summer Meet has strengthened every year since Gulfstream Park went to a year-round […]

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‘Why Not Go For It?’: Wonder Gadot To Skip Bid For Canadian Triple Crown, Point To Travers

Instead of continuing on the trail to try and win the Canadian Triple Crown in the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes at Woodbine, Gary Barber’s Wonder Gadot looks likely to take on males in the Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Auig. 25.. The filly defeated males in both the Queen’s Plate and the Prince of Wales […]

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Catherinethegreat Gate-To-Wire In Schuylerville

John Oxley’s Catherinethegreat led from gate to wire in Friday’s Schuylerville, earning her first graded stakes victory by several lengths under jockey Jose Ortiz. The juvenile daughter of Uncaptured, off as the second choice at 3-1, covered six furlongs in 1:09.98 over Saratoga’s fast main track. Trained by Mark Casse, Catherinethegreat has now won two […]

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Oxley Pledges Portion Of Flameaway Triple Crown Winnings To Equine Research

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that owner John Oxley has pledged to donate 1 percent of the Kentucky Derby’s winning purse to the foundation should his entrant, Flameaway, win this year’s race on Saturday, May 5. Oxley made a similar pledge to Grayson after his Monarchos won the 2001 Kentucky Derby. The pledge extends […]

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G1 Winner La Coronel Takes On Chad Brown Trio In Jenny Wiley Stakes

Three graded or group stakes winners from the barn of trainer Chad Brown and John Oxley’s La Coronel, a three-time graded stakes winner at Keeneland in as many starts, headline a field of 11 fillies and mares entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 30th running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Coolmore Jenny Wiley Stakes at Keeneland. The Coolmore Jenny […]

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Sam F. Davis Winner Flameaway Among 10 Late Triple Crown Nominees

John C. Oxley’s Flameaway, the winner of Tampa Bay Downs’ Sam F. Davis (Grade III), leads a group of 10 3-year-old Thoroughbreds that were made eligible to compete in the 2018 Triple Crown with a late $6,000 payment that was due Monday. With 10 late nominees during the Jan. 21-March 19 late nomination phase (pending […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Hercules, Caesar, And A Rising Star

Her flight to Louisville is already booked. If Flameaway runs as well in his next start as he did in the Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, said breeder Deborah Holmes, she’ll have to buy a hotel room during Kentucky Derby week as well. From one of just six mares Holmes bred in […]

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Flameaway ‘Definitely’ To Be Nominated To Triple Crown; Catholic Boy Put In A ‘Solid Effort’

The one-two finishers in Saturday’s Sam F. Davis, both Flameaway and Catholic Boy came out of the race well, according to drf.com. The winner, Flameaway, lowered the Tampa Bay Downs’ stakes record by .01 second in the effort, but was not nominated to the Triple Crown. In order for the 10 points he earned with the […]

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