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Admiralty Pier Hangs On By A Nose, Survives Inquiry In Tampa Bay Stakes

Hoolie Racing Stable and Bruce Lunsford’s Admiralty Pier may have been headed in the stretch, but he and jockey Samy Camacho fought back gamely to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Tampa Bay Stakes by a nose in a three-way photo over Devamani and March to the Arch. The 21-1 longshot stayed up despite a stewards’ inquiry […]

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Spooky Channel Upsets W. L. McKnight At 35-1

Terry Hamilton’s Spooky Channel posted a 35-1 upset in Saturday’s Grade 3 W. L. McKnight Stakes at Gulfstream Park, defeating Cross Border in a photo finish on the wire. The 5-year-old by English Channel, ridden by Julien Leparoux for trainer Brian Lynch, ran 1 1/2 miles over the firm turf course in 2:26.16. It was […]

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Pegasus Turf: Albertrani Says Sadler’s Joy Is ‘Up For The Challenge’

Trainer Tom Albertrani said he’s been pleased with the progress of his stakes-contender contingent training at Palm Meadows in Florida, with four-time graded stakes-winner Sadler’s Joy remaining on target for the Grade 1, $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf on January 25 at Gulfstream Park. Owned by Woodslane Farm, Sadler’s Joy has been steadily working […]

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Former Claimer Island Commish Makes The Grade In Kitten’s Joy

Matthew Schera’s Island Commish, returning to stakes company for the first time since last summer off back-to-back wins to end his juvenile campaign, kicked off the new year by becoming a graded-stakes winner in Saturday’s $100,000 Kitten’s Joy (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The eighth running of the 7 ½-furlong Kitten’s Joy was its first since […]

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‘He Is A Keeper’: War Horse Gung Ho Preparing For Thoroughbred Makeover

Owner-trainer Tamara Maxey recognized Gung Ho as a prime show horse prospect when he was in the final stages of his 74-race career at Turfway Park in late 2018. A stakes winner in his prime, Gung Ho finished third in the 2012 Toyota Blue Grass (G1) at Keeneland in a career that includes a bankroll […]

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Twirling Candy, Kitten’s Joy See Biggest Jumps In Average At Keeneland September Sale

In addition to being a top-to-bottom test of the Thoroughbred market’s stability, the Keeneland September Yearling Sale also provides a solid snapshot of which stallions’ stocks are going up and whose are plummeting. Running parallel to his ascension on the racetrack, the sire who took the biggest step forward at this year’s September sale was […]

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Edisa Rallies Down The Center To Win Jockey Club Oaks

The Aga Khan’s homebred Edisa closed with a rush to win Saturday’s $750,000 Jockey Club Oaks Invitational at Belmont Park, out-finishing Wonderment by three-quarters of a length on the wire. The French-based daughter of Kitten’s Joy, ridden by Flavien Prat for trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre, covered 1 3/8 miles over the “good” turf in 2:17.02. […]

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Divisidero Makes It Back To The Winner’s Circle In Red Bank

One horse that was overdue for a return to the winner’s circle and another that visits it regularly highlighted Monmouth Park’s four stakes races on Sunday. Divisidero, a multiple Grade 1 winner, snapped an eight-race losing streak by scoring a one-length victory in the Grade 3, $150,000 Red Bank Stakes, while turf sprinting sensation Goldwood […]

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Bloodlines: Code Of Honor Stakes Out New Territory For Sire Line

Victory in the Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga made Code of Honor (by Noble Mission) the seventh colt of 2019 to win a G1 stakes in the States at nine furlongs or farther on dirt. The others are Maximum Security (Florida Derby, Haskell), Roadster (Santa Anita Derby), Omaha Beach (Arkansas Derby), Country House (Kentucky […]

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