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Bellafina, Baffert Quartet Have Penultimate Breeders’ Cup Works At Santa Anita

With owner Kaleem Shah on hand, Chandelier Stakes winner and Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies favorite Bellafina worked five furlongs Friday morning in a minute flat for her ultimate goal at Churchill Downs on Nov. 2. “I’m really happy,” trainer Simon Callaghan said. “She’ll have one more breeze here before leaving for Kentucky.” Bellafina (1:00.00) & Kazan […]

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Bellafina Makes It Look Easy In Chandelier

Kaleem Shah’s juvenile filly Bellafina added a third consecutive graded stakes win to her resume on Saturday, galloping home the 6 1/2-length winner of Santa Anita’s Grade 1 Chandelier. Jockey Flavien Prat and trainer Simon Callaghan also won last year’s edition of the Chandelier with Moonshine Memories. Favored at 4-5, Bellafina (Quality Road) completed 1 […]

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Bellafina Kicks Clear In Del Mar Debutante

Kaleem Shah’s Bellafina showed up with a big effort in Saturday’s Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante, taking command from Mother Mother in the far turn and drawing away to a commanding four-length win as the 2-1 second choice. The juvenile daughter of Quality Road, ridden by Flavien Prat for trainer Simon Callaghan, covered seven furlongs […]

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Prat Completes Sunday Stakes Sweep With Maiden Bellafina In Sorrento

Kaleem Shah’s Bellafina, an $800,000 purchase last March, completed a sweep of Del Mar’s Sunday stakes doubleheader for jockey Flavien Prat as she led from wire-to-wire to win the Grade II $200,000 Sorrento Stakes for two-year-old fillies. Earlier in the program, Prat won the Grade III $150,000 La Jolla Handicap for three-year-olds. Bellafina, a daughter of Quality […]

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Multiple Grade 1 Winner American Gal Headlines Friday’s Bed O’ Roses

Kaleem Shah’s multiple Grade 1 winner American Gal will be looking for her second straight graded stakes victory as part of a strong eight-horse field in the Grade 3, $250,000 Bed o’ Roses Invitational for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up on Friday at Belmont Park. The seven-furlong sprint is one of five stakes on […]

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American Gal Splashes Home On Top In Humana Distaff

Kaleem Shah’s homebred American Gal vied for the lead out of the starting gate in Saturday’s Grade 1 Humana Distaff, then took over at the head of the lane and kept on through the wire to score by about two lengths under jockey Jose Ortiz. The 4-year-old daughter of Concord Point, trained by Simon Callaghan, […]

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American Gal Headlines Field Of 13 In Madison Stakes

Kaleem Shah’s American Gal, unraced since winning the Test (G1) at Saratoga by 4 lengths, and Carl Moore Management’s multiple stakes winner Finley’sluckycharm head a field of 13 fillies and mares entered Tuesday for Saturday’s 17th running of the $300,000 Madison (G1). The Madison, run at 7 furlongs on the main track, will go as the eighth race on Saturday’s 11-race program with a 5:10 […]

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‘Tough, Talented’ Run Away 8-5 Favorite For Saturday’s Bob Hope Stakes

Simon Callaghan-trained Run Away returns to the track and distance of his lone defeat as the 8-5 morning line favorite in a field of six for Saturday’s $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes at Del Mar. The seven-furlong test for Juveniles, known for 33 years as the Hollywood Prevue, is the first of 12 stakes that have been regularly […]

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Grade 1 Winner Dortmund Arrives At Bonita Farm

Kaleem Shah’s 5-year-old Dortmund, a Grade 1 winner at 2 and 3 and an Eclipse Award finalist, has been retired and will stand at Bonita Farm in Darlington, Md., for the 2018 breeding season. The imposing chestnut son of champion and dual classic winner Big Brown arrived at Bonita on Oct. 25. He will stand […]

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Grade 1 Winner Klimt Retired To Darby Dan Farm

Klimt, the Grade 1-winning juvenile by Quality Road, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY. He will stand for $10,000 S&N, with breeders also having the option to participate in the “Share The Upside” program beginning in 2018. “Klimt was an exceptionally fast 2-year-old, […]

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