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Castellano Pasa A Ser El Tercer Jinete Mayor Productor De Dinero En La Historia Hípica Norteamericana

El venezolano Javier Castellano se convirtió en el tercer jinete con mayor dinero producido en la historia hípica norteamericana al desplazar al legendario Pat Day y ubicarse tan solo por debajo de dos luminarias de la fusta, John Velazquez y Mike Smith, ambos igualmente en plena actividad. A sus 40 años de edad, el nativo […]

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Instilled Regard Surge Como Favorito Este Sábado En El Risen Star Stakes

El Risen Star Stakes (G2, $400,000) reviste una gran importancia en la ruta al Kentucky Derby (G1), ya que el ganador obtiene 50 puntos que pudieran asegurar su participación en la histórica competencia. La edición de este año, a disputarse en 1700 metros en la pista de Fair Grounds, reunió a diez aspirantes con Instilled […]

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World Approval Gana Ajustadamente En Su Debut De 2018, No Hará El Viaje A Dubai

World Approval respondió a las expectativas al ganar el Tampa Bay S. (G3, $175,000) el pasado sábado 10 en Tampa Bay Downs. Sin embargo, el plan inicialmente trazado ha sufrido una importante alteración. El tordillo no hará el viaje a Dubai para participar en la Dubai Turf (G1, $6,000,000) del venidero 31 de Marzo en […]

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Velazquez Leads Earnings, Wins Categories For Jockey Of The Week Title

John Velazquez led all North American jockeys by earnings and by number of wins to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for February 5-11, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in […]

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Risen Star: Pletcher Trainee Noble Indy Shows ‘A Tremendous Amount Of Talent’

Trainer Todd Pletcher seems to always have his hands full this time of year with solid Kentucky Derby possibilities and this year appears to be no exception. On Saturday, Pletcher’s army of Derby hopefuls will be represented by Noble Indy in the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Grade II $400.000 Risen Star Stakes, the second of […]

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World Approval Has To Work A Little In Tampa Bay Stakes

Reigning Eclipse Award champion World Approval made his 2018 debut in Saturday’s G3 Tampa Bay Stakes, and was sent off at odds of 1-5 over the field of nine. The now 6-year-old son of Northern Afleet had to dig in late in the stretch to fend off a run from Forge, but maintained a 3/4-length […]

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Champion World Approval Set To Make Seasonal Debut In Saturday’s Tampa Bay Stakes

Those darn butterflies were already starting to churn in trainer Mark Casse’s gut around noon today. Not that Casse would trade the feeling. He’ll bring the reigning Eclipse Award Champion Turf Male, 6-year-old gray gelding World Approval, to the paddock for Saturday’s 11th race, the Grade III, $175,000 Tampa Bay Stakes at a mile-and-a-sixteenth on the grass. “It’s always kind […]

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World Approval Comienza La Temporada 2018 Ajustando Condiciones En El Tampa Bay Stakes

Al igual que en 2017, la campaña del Campeón Gramero World Approval arrancará en Tampa Bay Downs. Esta vez, sin embargo, el compromiso es más importante, ya que el tordillo hijo de Northern Afleet buscará ajustar su condición para emprender luego viaje a Dubai, donde participará en la Dubai Turf (G1, $6,000,000) el venidero 31 […]

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Juvenile Vino Rosso Impresses In Two-Turn Allowance At Tampa

No matter their level of involvement, horsemen and Thoroughbred racing fans are always dreaming of the first Saturday in May, hoping to arrive at Churchill Downs with a Kentucky Derby contender they can embrace. A Tampa Bay Downs crowd of 2,067, which could swell to 10 times that number by spring, might have seen such a horse […]

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Stewart: Seeking The Soul Has ‘A Big Shot’ In Pegasus World Cup

Charles Fipke purchased one spot in the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 27, which will be used for this year’s Clark Handicap winner Seeking the Soul. Fipke had also discussed running Forever Unbridled right after she won the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1), but since indicated he’d run only one horse. John Velazquez, […]

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