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Ribo Bobo Holds on for Caixa Eletronica Win

Ribo Bobo got to the finish line first yet again Sunday, winning his 12th race from his last 13 starts, as well as his third straight stakes victory of the Champion’s Meet at Gulfstream Park. The finish line, though, seemed a bit farther away than usual for the 1-2 favorite’s connections during the stretch run […]

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XM Radio Host to Interview John Servis on Pain in Racehorses

The XM radio show Aches and Gains will feature a half-hour segment on Saturday about similarities in pain between humans and animals, with a focus on racehorses. The show, which helps listeners overcome pain of all types, will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of painful conditions in Thoroughbreds. Trainer John Servis, who campaigned 2004 […]

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Hopes and dreams on the elusive Road to the Derby

The Kentucky Derby is a racing pinnacle for any trainer, but the road that leads there, along with the associated hopes and dreams, is as different as each individual. Writing for the Courier-Journal, Jennie Rees explores the expectations – some realistic and others seemingly impossible – of recognized Triple Crown regulars and of those who […]

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Yourhonorandglory puts Servis back on the road to Kentucky Derby

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – John Servis considers himself extremely fortunate to have enjoyed an idyllic journey along the Road to the Kentucky Derby in 2004 with Smarty Jones, who emerged undefeated from the first two legs of the Triple Crown before suffering his first loss in the Belmont Stakes.             The Pennsylvania-based trainer doesn’t expect […]

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