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Owendale ‘Continuing To Move In The Right Direction’ For Travers Start

Rupp Racing’s multiple Grade 3-winner Owendale will look to make his next in the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers at Saratoga, trainer Brad Cox said. The Into Mischief bay, who captured the Grade 3 Lexington at Keeneland in April ahead of a rallying third in the Grade 1 Preakness, captured the Grade 3, $500,000 […]

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‘Stronger, Faster’ Owendale Could Target Haskell, Travers

This weekend’s Ohio Derby winner Owendale, previously third in the G1 Preakness Stakes, will return to Grade 1 company for his next start, reports bloodhorse.com. The 3-year-old’s potential targets include the Haskell (July 20 at Monmouth), the Travers (Aug. 24 at Saratoga), and/or the Pennsylvania Derby (Sept. 21 at Parx), according to trainer Brad Cox. […]

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‘Long-Striding’ Anothertwistafate Fires Six-Furlong Bullet Toward Preakness

Peter Redekop B.C. Ltd.’s Anothertwistafate breezed six furlongs in a bullet 1:14.20 Saturday at Golden Gate Fields, his final timed workout prior to the 144th Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course. Trainer Blaine Wright sent Anothertwistafate out to work in company under jockey Juan Hernandez. It was his second breeze over […]

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Anothertwistafate, Sueno Heading To Churchill Downs With ‘Fingers Crossed’

The top three finishers from Saturday’s $200,000 Stonestreet Lexington (G3) are either at Churchill Downs or soon will be, according to their connections. Rupp Racing’s Owendale, who notched his first stakes victory with a 1¾-length triumph, might head back to Churchill Monday to join trainer Brad Cox’s string there, according to Tessa Bisha, who runs […]

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Owendale Upsets Anothertwistafate In Lexington Stakes

Rupp Racing’s Into Mischief colt Owendale circled the field on the far turn and ran off to a $27.40 upset in Saturday’s $200,000 Grade 3 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland, with 7-5 favorite Anothertwistafate second, beaten 1 3/4 lengths, in the 1 1/16 mile race for 3-year-olds, and Sueno third. Knicks Go, Shang, Roiland, Harvey Wallbanger, […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: On The Bubble?

This year’s Road to the Kentucky Derby points race will come down to Saturday’s last two qualifying preps and both of them will matter. The winner and runner-up of the Arkansas Derby will earn enough points (100 to 1st, 40 to 2nd) to make the field of 20 in Louisville, but depending on who it […]

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Desormeaux Hopes To Repeat ‘Last Chance’ Points Trend With Sueno In Lexington

Trainer Keith Desormeaux has had starters in the past three runnings of the Kentucky Derby (G1), and a winning run by Silverton Hill’s Sueno in Saturday’s $200,000 Stonestreet Lexington (G3) at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., could extend the string to four. The Stonestreet Lexington is the final prep in Kentucky for the $3 million Kentucky Derby Presented […]

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Anothertwistafate, Sueno Seek ‘Last Chance’ Points In Lexington Stakes

Peter Redekop’s Anothertwistafate and Silverton Hill’s Sueno, both looking to acquire qualifying points toward the $3 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), head a field of 10 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 38th running of the $200,000 Stonestreet Lexington (G3). Run at 1 1/16 miles on the main track, the Stonestreet Lexington will be run as the […]

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My Boy Jack Out With Ankle Chip, Expected To Race In 2019

My Boy Jack has officially been taken out of training, according to drf.com, after the discovery of an ankle chip which will require surgery to remove. The 3-year-old son of Creative Cause will miss the remainder of this season, but is expected to return to the races in 2019. Trained by Keith Desormeaux, My Boy Jack […]

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TCI: First Look At Probable Kentucky Derby Field

With all of the Derby preps in the books, the TCI guys take a first look at the likely field for this year’s Run for the Roses. They also summarize the final prep results, including last weekend’s Grade 1 Arkansas Derby, won in wire-to-wire fashion by the undefeated Magnum Moon, and G3 Lexington Stakes, taken […]

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