marley’s freedom

Baffert Trainees Game Winner, Marley’s Freedom To Miss Breeders’ Cup

Last year’s juvenile champion Game Winner will skip the Breeders’ Cup and possibly point for a 4-year-old campaign, trainer Bob Baffert told the Daily Racing Form Monday. Game Winner will remain on the track but only for light training. Another Baffert runner who had been pointed toward the Breeders’ Cup, filly sprinter Marley’s Freedom, will […]

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Marley’s Freedom Rallies To Great Lady M. Stakes Win

Heavily-favored Marley’s Freedom made it back-to-back wins in the Grade II, $200,351 Great Lady M. Stakes Saturday at Los Alamitos. The 3-5 choice in the field of six, the 5-year-old daughter of Blame and the Formal Gold mare Relaxing Green was reserved off the early pace by jockey Drayden Van Dyke, found room to rally […]

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Great Lady M. Stakes, Handicapping Tourney Share Los Alamitos Spotlight

Defending champion Marley’s Freedom and the streaking Danuska’s My Girl head a field of seven entered in the $200,000-guaranteed Great Lady M. Stakes Saturday at Los Alamitos in Cypress, Calif. A Grade II, the Great Lady M. is for fillies & mares, 3-year-olds and up, at 6 ½ furlongs. It is the last of nine […]

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Defending Marley’s Freedom Tops Nominees To Great Lady M. Stakes

Defending champion Marley’s Freedom, streaker Danuska’s My Girl and comebacker Anonymity are among a dozen fillies and mares nominated to the $200,000-guaranteed Great Lady M. Stakes. The Grade II, which will be contested at 6 ½ furlongs, will be run for the sixth time at Los Alamitos Saturday, July 6. Owned by Cicero Farms LLC […]

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Baffert Has Formidable Contingent Pointing To Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

Remaining on target for the Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on June 8 is multiple graded stakes winner McKinzie. The 4-year-old son of Street Sense owned by Karl Watson, Michael Pegram, and Paul Weitman, has made three starts this year for trainer Bob Baffert, beginning his 2019 campaign with […]

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Millionaires Limousine Liberal, Marley’s Freedom Top Churchill Stakes, Humana Distaff

Katherine Ball’s Limousine Liberal will shoot for his third consecutive victory in the $500,000 Churchill Downs (GI) Presented by Twinspires.com for 4-year-olds and up when he heads a field of 12 for the seven-furlong main track test on the Kentucky Derby undercard. The Churchill Downs, scheduled as the day’s eighth race, has a 2:45 post […]

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Pair Of Graded Stakes Highlight Los Alamitos’ Summer Thoroughbred Festival

Three stakes – including a pair of graded events – worth $450,000 highlight the Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. The 12-day season will begin Thursday, June 27 and continue through Sunday, July 14. Racing will be conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis. The richest event on the calendar is the Grade II, $200,000 Great Lady […]

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Patience A Virtue For Connections Of Beholder Mile Winner Secret Spice

In her first graded stakes assignment, Little Red Feather Racing’s Secret Spice rallied under first-time pilot Geovanni Franco to take Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Beholder Mile at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., by 2 ¼ lengths over 1-2 favorite Marley’s Freedom.  Trained by Richard Baltas, the 4-year-old filly by Discreet Cat got the distance in […]

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Marley’s Freedom, Selcourt Set For Rematch In G1 Beholder Mile Saturday

One-two finishers when last they met, Bob Baffert’s Marley’s Freedom and John Sadler’s Selcourt will each stretch out an eighth of a mile as they head Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Beholder Mile at Santa Anita, which has attracted an outstanding field of seven older fillies and mares. Dispatched as the 3-5 favorite in the Grade […]

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‘Hard To Reach Any Conclusions’ About Paradise Woods’ Santa Monica Bust

Dual Grade 1 winner Paradise Woods made her debut for new trainer John Shirreffs on Saturday, finishing fifth and last in the G2 Santa Monica Stakes at odds of 5-1. “It was hard to reach any conclusions,” Shirreffs told drf.com. “She didn’t break running and rushed up a little and got boxed in. That’s not her […]

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