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Bitumen, Classic Empire Aiming High In G1 Hopeful

Man o’ War, Buckpasser, Nashua, Secretariat and Affirmed are among the roster of winners, so it’s fair to say the Hopeful has long been a showcase for thoroughbred immortals. Monday’s $350,000 Hopeful – the 16th and final Grade 1 flat race at Saratoga Race Course, and the first of the season for 2-year-old males – […]

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Bitumen Finishes Strongest In Sanford Stakes

Joseph W. Sutton’s Bitumen rallied strongly up the center of the track to run down the leaders and take Saturday’s Grade 3 Sanford Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths on the wire. The 2-year-old son of Mineshaft covered six furlongs over Saratoga’s fast main track in 1:10.68 under Javier Castellano for trainer Eddie Kenneally. “I’m delighted […]

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Feld Family Stallions Presents Bloodlines: Bradester’s Stature Continues To Grow

With a wire-to-wire victory in the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs on June 18, 6-year-old Bradester became the latest Grade 1 winner for his sire Lion Heart (by Tale of the Cat), and the horse now has earnings of more than $1 million, with five graded stakes victories in 23 starts. Bred in Kentucky by […]

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Bradester Wires Field In Monmouth Cup

Front-running Bradester proved uncatchable Sunday at Monmouth Park, leading gate to wire to win the Grade 2, $200,000 Monmouth Cup. Bradester reversed the results of a year ago, where he found himself second behind Valid. This year, Valid was second-best, followed by Freestyler and Grasshoppin. Protonico was favored just minutes to post, but was a […]

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Bradester Triumphs In Salvator Mile

Joseph Sutton’s Bradester, second in last year’s Salvator Mile to Itsmyluckyday, found the winner’s circle Sunday afternoon with a professional score in the Grade 3, $150,000 stakes event at Monmouth Park. A well-beaten 13th in the G2 Godolphin Mile in his 2015 debut, Bradester returned stateside and finished third in an optional claiming race at […]

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Bradester Courageous in Ack Ack Victory

Breaking sharply from the outside post, 6-5 favorite Bradester led the field gate to wire to score a determined win in the Grade 3, $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap at Churchill Downs on Saturday. The winner pulled ahead early under jockey Corey Lanerie to set the early tempo, running the first quarter in a fair :23.46. […]

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