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Gotham: Sacco Ready To Start ‘Tightening The Screws’ On Mind Control

Grade 1 winner Mind Control most recently won the Jerome Stakes on Jan. 1, and trainer Greg Sacco is pointing him for the G3 Gotham Stakes in March at Aqueduct. According to drf.com, the 3-year-old son of Stay Thirsty has breezed four times since the Jerome, most recently a half-mile in :49.25 on Monday at Belmont […]

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Mind Control Readies For Distance ‘Test’ In Withers

Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Mind Control, who captured the 149th running of the $150,000 Jerome on New Year’s Day, will take his next step towards the Kentucky Derby in the Grade 3, $250,000 Withers, slated for Saturday, February 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Greg Sacco, the talented son of Stay Thirsty picked […]

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‘Green And Learning,’ Mind Control Takes Jerome On Front End

Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Mind Control set the early pace and maintained that edge in the stretch, outkicking a charging Our Braintrust to win the 149th running of the $150,000 Jerome for newly minted 3-year-olds on Tuesday, New Year’s Day, at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, N.Y. The Jerome, the Big A’s first […]

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Sacco Expects ‘Big Effort’ From Mind Control In Tuesday’s Jerome Stakes

Grade 1 Hopeful winner Mind Control headlines a talented field of six set to contest the 149th running of the $150,000 Jerome on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Jerome, a one-turn mile, marks the year’s first official prep race on the NYRA calendar that is part of New York’s “Road to the […]

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Springboard Mile Nominees Include Mind Control, Asmussen Crew

The trainers list of nominees for this year’s $400,000 Springboard Mile on Dec. 16, closing day at Remington Park, reads like a who’s who of horse racing with seven of the top 13 conditioners in the country according to money earned nominating horses. Steve Asmussen (second nationally with $25,219,277 earned this year) has nominated 11 […]

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Mind Control, Code Of Honor Expected To Tangle In Remsen

Qualifying points to the 2019 Kentucky Derby will be on the line as a possible five-horse field of talented juveniles will look to close their 2-year-old seasons with momentum in the 105th running of the Grade 2 Remsen at Aqueduct. As part of the official “Road to the Kentucky Derby” series, the Remsen will award […]

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Juveniles: Mind Control ‘Filling Out In All The Right Places,’ Contessa Confident In Sippican Harbor

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Notes: Complexity – Klaravich Stables’ Chad Brown-trained Complexity, the morning-line second choice for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, galloped one mile on the Churchill Downs main track Thursday morning. Knicks Go – KRA Stud Farm’s upset Breeders’ Futurity winner Knicks Go jogged on the sloppy main track Thursday morning, his second day of […]

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Breeders’ Cup Countdown Presented By DRF Bets: Don’t I Know You From The Stallion Register?

If you skimmed the pre-entries for the Breeders’ Cup Classic and thought, ‘Toast of New York? I thought he retired years ago,’ don’t worry. You’re not losing your mind. (Or if you are, this is not your sign.) Indeed, the winner of the 2014 Grade 2 UAE Derby did retire to stud in 2015, but […]

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Juvenile: Mind Control’s Final Work ‘Couldn’t Have Gone Any Better’

Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes winner Mind Control put in his final breeze for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile under exercise rider Benny Sanchez on Friday morning at Monmouth Park, according to the Asbury Park Press. The juvenile son of Stay Thirsty will be the first Breeders’ Cup starter for trainer Greg Sacco. “The last three weeks you […]

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