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Alliance, Dortmund, Kobe’s Back Of Bonita Farm Sire First Foals

First-year sires Alliance, Dortmund and Kobe’s Back have their first foals on the ground, reports Bonita Farm’s Bill Boniface from Darlington, Md. The first to arrive, born in Maryland on Jan. 17, was an Alliance colt out of Rhythm in Shoes, a stakes-winning Rhythm mare owned by Sherman Chin. Alliance, a son of Harlan’s Holiday, […]

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Kobe’s Back Joins Bonita Farm Stallion Roster

Kobe’s Back, a multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire sprinter and first son of Flatter to stand in the Mid-Atlantic region, has arrived at Bonita Farm in Darlington, Md., to stand at stud for the 2018 season. The 6-year-old gray will command a $3,000 stand and nurse fee, property of CRK Stable LLC. One of the best […]

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Champion Drefong Takes On 10 Challengers In Bing Crosby Stakes

What could be considered, until further notice, the Top 10-plus one fastest horses on the grounds were entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 72nd running of the Grade I, $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes. The first Grade I event of the summer season, with five more to come, is contested at six furlongs, generally determines the meeting’s sprint […]

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Danzing Candy Llega A Salvo A La Meta En El San Carlos Stakes

Aunque no ganó como se supone que debe ganar un caballo de 1/5, Danzing Candy fue sin duda el mejor en el San Carlos S. (G2, $250,000) disputado el sábado 1 de Julio en Santa Anita Park. Conducido por Mike Smith, el pupilo de Bob Baffert tuvo que demostrar su guapeza para neutralizar el prolongado […]

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De Vuelta En California, Danzing Candy Es La Velocidad En El San Carlos Stakes

Danzing Candy atraviesa su mejor momento, cosa que quedó demostrada con su convincente victoria del pasado 28 de Mayo en el Lone Star Handicap (G3), donde alcanzó 107 de Beyer, su registro más alto a la fecha. Con un mes de descanso, el nieto del argentino Candy Ride regresa a su base en Santa Anita […]

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Ransom The Moon Scores Black Type In Kona Gold

In his initial voyage into graded stakes waters, trainer Phil D’Amato’s rapidly improving Ransom the Moon rallied from off the pace to take Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Kona Gold Stakes at Santa Anita by 2 ¼ lengths. Ridden by Flavien Prat, Ontario, Canadian-bred Ransom the Moon got 6 ½ furlongs in 1:15.12. Fifth and full […]

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Arrogate, Midnight Storm Scheduled To Breeze Monday At Santa Anita

“The big horse works tomorrow.” So spoke Bob Baffert at Clockers’ Corner on an intermittently rainy Sunday morning, referring to Breeders’ Cup Classic and Pegasus World Cup winner Arrogate, who is scheduled to work at 7:45 a.m. under jockey Martin Garcia, after which a decision could be forthcoming on whether the Eclipse Award champion three-year-old […]

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‘Bambino’ Aims For Fourth Straight Stakes Win In Sensational Star

Streaking Bettys Bambino guns for his sixth straight victory and his fourth straight stakes win when the son of Unusual Heat runs in next Saturday’s $100,000 Sensational Star Stakes for California-bred or sired horses. The seven-year-old gelding, with seven wins in an abbreviated career of 11 races, holds the remarkable record of having started only […]

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‘A Few Minor Issues’: Kobe’s Back Sidelined, Will Return In 2017

Multiple graded stakes winner Kobe’s Back will get some time off to deal with “a few minor issues.” Trainer Peter Eurton told the Daily Racing Form that the 5-year-old horse has been turned out, and won’t require surgery. “We’ll give him a little freshening and a couple of months off,” Eurton said. “He’s got a few minor […]

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Lord Nelson Lunges Late To Capture Triple Bend Stakes

B. Wayne Hughes’ (Spendthrift Farm) Lord Nelson was no more than a length off the pace-setting Subtle Indian in the early part of Saturday evening’s Grade 1 Triple Bend Stakes, then Rafael Bejarano allowed him a breather. The 4-year-old son of Pulpit came back running in the final eighth of a mile, just thrusting his […]

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