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Blinkers Shake Up No Dozing In Concern Stakes

An old track and some new equipment proved to be a winning combination for Lael Stables’ homebred No Dozing, who was able to overcome an awkward break, an off track and a formidable challenge on the far turn to capture Saturday’s $75,000 Concern at Laurel Park. The seven-furlong Concern for 3-year-olds is named for Robert […]

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Hawksmoor Takes Advantage Of Soft Fractions For Front-Running New York Stakes Win

Lael Stables’ Hawksmoor scored her second graded stakes win in the U.S. and second win of 2017 in as many starts in Friday’s G2 New York Stakes at Belmont Park, lulling her opponents to sleep with an easy lead and kicking away in the stretch to win by a length at the wire. The 4-year-old […]

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Hawksmoor Holds Off Dacita For Beaugay Score

Lael Stable’s Hawksmoor had had success over soft and yielding ground in Europe, and used that experience to her benefit in Saturday’s G3 Beaugay Stakes when she took the lead, set slow fractions and had just enough left late to hold off Dacita by a nose on the wire. A 4-year-old daughter of Azamour ridden […]

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No Dozing Will Try To Make Amends In Tampa Bay Derby

After watching No Dozing breeze five furlongs at Tampa Bay Downs this morning with his wife Leigh in the irons, trainer Arnaud Delacour pronounced the 3-year-old colt a likely starter for Saturday’s Grade II, $350,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby. “Everything needs to go well between now and then, but we’re happy with where we’re […]

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Solemn Tribute Prevails In Four-Way Photo In Tropical Park Derby

Solemn Tribute brought the house down with a rousing performance in today’s $75,000 Tropical Park Derby at Gulfstream Park. He is owned by Gretchen and Roy Jackson’s Lael Stables, the same couple who owned 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro. Coincidentally, the ill-fated champion won this race when it was a Grade III event at Calder […]

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Ageless Makes Winning Run In Royal North

Lael Stables’ Ageless cruised down the center of the Woodbine turf course to get past comebacking Leigh Court and win Sunday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Royal North Stakes. Second-last early with jockey Julien Leparoux, Ageless began to move up on the far turn. Leigh Court, making her first start off a nine-month layoff, had the lead […]

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‘One Race At A Time’ For Divining Rod, Ruled Out Of KY Derby Consideration

Trainer Arnaud Delacour was all smiles Sunday morning after the performances Saturday of Lael Stables’ Divining Rod and Ageless. Divining Rod bounced back from a third-place finish in the Tampa Bay Derby (G2) to win the Coolmore Lexington (G3) by three lengths and Ageless finished second in the Giant’s Causeway in her 2015 debut. “We […]

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Divining Rod Earns Coolmore Lexington Win, KY Derby Points

Lael Stables’ homebred Divining Rod picked up 10 more points toward the Road to the Kentucky Derby with a confident win in the Grade 3, $250,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland Saturday. “We knew there were a couple of horses with speed in there and we wanted to teach him something,” said winning jockey Julien […]

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Willcox Inn Retired, Headed to Saratoga Stud in 2015

Willcox Inn, winner of the Grade 2 American Derby, has been retired from racing and will stand at Saratoga Stud in 2015 for a fee of $7,500 according to a Daily Racing Form report. Willcox Inn, who was trained by Michael Stidham for Lael and All In Stables, has not started since the Grade 2 Fayette […]

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Keeneland: After Day 6, Gross Receipts Near 2012 Revenue for Entire Sale

It was onward and upward again at Sunday’s sixth session of the 12-day Keeneland September Yearling Sale in Lexington, Ky. When the final hammer fell, gross receipts for the first six sessions reached $216,922,000, less than $3 million shy of the $219,723,000 in total revenue for 11 days at the 2012 auction. It seems safe […]

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