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Ocean Knight Morning-Line Favorite In Discovery Handicap

Stonestreet Stable’s Ocean Knight will face graded stakes company for the first time since this spring, taking on six rivals in the Grade 3, $150,000 Discovery Handicap for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles on Wednesday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Ocean Knight, a $320,000 2-year-old-in-training purchase in 2014, made waves as he closed out his juvenile season […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Keystone Stakes

The focus of the 3-year-old season turns to the Keystone State┬áthis weekend, with a good group of sophomores not named American Pharoah or Keen Ice lined up for the Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby. Frosted, who finished third behind those two in the Travers, will likely go favored Saturday over a group that includes Travers fourth-place […]

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Equibase Analysis: Who Looks Formidable In Pennsylvania Derby?

The 36th running of the Grade 2, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby brings together a group of 3-year-olds trying to make their mark in the division while winning the $600,000 winner’s share of the purse. Not only that, the horses that run well here may take on their elders six weeks hence in the Breeders’ Cup […]

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Busy Saturday Morning For Travers Contenders At Saratoga

Saturday morning at Saratoga saw a plethora of contenders for the Grade 1 Travers Stakes turning in workouts for next weekend’s race. Trainer Todd Pletcher worked a litany of talented runners on Saturday morning, including Madefromlucky, possible for the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers at Saratoga Race Course, along with a triumvirate of older horses […]

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Pharoah, Texas Red Among 16 Nominees To Travers

Triple Crown hero American Pharoah tops a list of 16 sophomores nominated to the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers on August 29 at Saratoga Race Course. Owned by Zayat Stables, American Pharoah breezed four furlongs Sunday morning at Del Mar, his first timed move since his runaway victory on August 2 in the Grade 1 […]

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Travers Hopefuls Record Saturday Works At Saratoga

Several potential contenders for the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers Stakes Aug. 29 turned in workouts Saturday morning at Saratoga. Grade 2 Jim Dandy winner Texas Red turned in his penultimate breeze ahead of his bid in the Travers. Under jockey Corey Lanerie, the Afleet Alex colt covered five furlongs in 1:01.66 for Southern California-based […]

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Madefromlucky Rolls To Victory In West Virginia Derby

Madefromlucky came home strongly down the Mountaineer stretch for his second career stakes victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby. Owned by Cheyenne Stables LLC and Mac Nichol, Madefromlucky now has four wins in 10 total starts. The Todd Pletcher trainee was last seen finishing sixth in the Belmont Stakes June 6. Ridden […]

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Madefromlucky, ‘Verve’ Top Field Of 11 For West Virginia Derby

A field of 11 has been entered for the 46th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby. The 1 1/8-mile event highlights a nine-race card, comprised entirely of open stakes, to be run this Saturday at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. Post time for the first race will be 2 p.m. Todd A. […]

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Frosted ‘All Set’ For Jim Dandy Start

Godolphin Stable’s Frosted put in his final work before the Jim Dandy on Saturday morning, going four furlongs in 47.91 seconds over the main track under exercise rider Rob Massey. The work was the fourth at Saratoga for Frosted, winner of the Grade 1 TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial in April, since his runner-up finish to Triple […]

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Absorbine Presents Eric Kalet’s Triple Crown Photo Blog: Two Days From A Crown?

The Paulick Report welcomes back photographer Eric Kalet as he shares his unique perspective on-site at the track in the days leading up to the Belmont Stakes. Each day, we’ll see through Eric’s eyes the preparations, festivities, and important moments leading up to the American Pharoah’s attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner. Preparations […]

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