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‘Guts And Determination’: Mind Control Tops Blanket Finish In Toboggan

A three-horse photo finish in the 127th edition of Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Toboggan went to dual Grade 1-winner Mind Control as he made his 2020 debut a winning one in holding off a late charge from graded stakes winners Nicodemus and Sunny Ridge in the Aqueduct Racetrack stretch. The seven-furlong event over the main […]

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Rested, Bigger And Transformed, Mind Control Launches 4-Year-Old Campaign In Toboggan

Graded stakes action kicks off at Aqueduct Racetrack in 2020 when Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Mind Control makes his long awaited return to the races, headlining a field of nine in the Grade 3, $150,000 Toboggan going seven furlongs over the main track. The dual Grade 1-winning son of Stay Thirsty has not […]

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Mind Control ‘Right On Target’ For 4-Year-Old Debut In Toboggan

Dual Grade 1-winner Mind Control will make his long awaited return to racing action in Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Toboggan at Aqueduct Racetrack, according to trainer Greg Sacco. Owned by Red Oak Stable in partnership with Sol Kumin and Jason Monteleone’s Madaket Stables, the newly-turned 4-year-old son of Stay Thirsty has not raced since a […]

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Sprint: Two-Time Defending Champ Roy H Back In Training But Unlikely To Make Race

While Stormy Liberal is on track to vie for a third straight Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint victory, his Peter Miller stablemate Roy H, back-to-back winner of the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, will likely not bid for a three-peat in that race. Roy H hasn’t raced since January and Miller tells the Daily Racing Form the 7-year-old […]

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‘We’re Going To Savor This’: Mind Control, Sacco Get Hero’s Welcome At Monmouth Park

Hail the conquering hero Mind Control, who left his weekend guest accommodations in John Kimmel’s barn just before 9 a.m. after pulling off the upset in the Grade 1 H. Allen Jerkens Stakes presented by Runhappy and en route to his home at Monmouth Park. “My staff tacked up the barn and everyone is really […]

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Mind Control Nails Photo Finish To Defeat Shancelot In H. Allen Jerkens

Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Mind Control posted an upset in Saratoga’s Grade 1 Hopeful as a 2-year-old, and now the sophomore son of Stay Thirsty has another upset win at the Spa on his resume with a 10-1 shocker in Saturday’s G1 H. Allen Jerkens. Sitting in a perfect tracking position in third […]

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Returned To Sprinting, Mind Control ‘Full Of Himself’ For Woody Stephens

A talented field of 11 will square off in Saturday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Woody Stephens presented by Mohegan Sun, a seven-furlong sprint for sophomores on Saturday, Belmont Stakes Day, at Belmont Park. The Woody Stephens presented by Mohegan Sun is one of an unprecedented eight Grade 1 races on the card for the Grade 1, […]

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Joevia Readies For Belmont Rebound, War Of Will Arrives In New York

Michael and Jeff Fazio’s Joevia will make his next start in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on Saturday, trainer Gregory Sacco confirmed by phone Monday morning. Joevia rebounded from a Grade 2 Wood Memorial effort in which he was disqualified and placed 11th, with a strong showing in winning […]

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‘You Can’t Train Heart’: Mind Control On Target For Woody Stephens

Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Mind Control proved his connections prophetic, posting a 1 ΒΌ-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 3, $250,000 Bay Shore at seven furlongs under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez. The Gregory Sacco trainee won the Grade 1 Hopeful in September at Saratoga, putting him on an early potential Derby trail, […]

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