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Classic Conundrum: Final Round Of Preps Serves Up More Questions Than Answers

With five weeks to go, the picture of this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic is muddier than ever. There was a 45-1 upset in the Jockey Club Gold Cup in which the favored Diversify faded to finish fifth, and Accelerate ran his lowest Beyer figure of the year when he won the Awesome Again. Additionally, potential […]

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Accelerate Confirms Position Atop NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Accelerate, earning a fourth Grade 1 victory this year in Saturday’s Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita Park, remained atop the NTRA Top 10 Thoroughbred Poll for the seventh consecutive week. Voters awarded the five-year-old son of Lookin At Lucky with 13 first place votes and 379 points compared to eight first place votes and […]

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‘Wait And See’: Breeders’ Cup Options Remain Wide Open For ‘Biscuits’

Trainer Chad Summers was visibly more relaxed Sunday morning at Churchill Downs following Mind Your Biscuits’ comfortable 4 ¾-length victory over Toast of New York in Saturday’s $200,000 Lukas Classic Presented by Budweiser (Grade III) but the 33-year-old conditioner has a major decision that is still pending: which Breeders’ Cup race will his brilliant 5-year-old […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Stretches Out To Win Lukas Classic; Has Breeders’ Cup Options

Mind Your Biscuits – the richest New York-bred of all-time – proved he’s a quality horse at most any distance when the three-time Grade I-winning sprinter rolled to a 4 ¾-length victory over Toast of New York and defending champ Honorable Duty in Saturday night’s sixth running of the $200,000 Lukas Classic Presented by Budweiser […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Works Toward Lukas Classic, Breeders’ Cup

Multiple Grade I winner Mind Your Biscuits logged his final breeze on Friday prior to the Sept. 29, $200,000 Lukas Classic (Grade III) with a five-furlong move in 1:02 at Churchill Downs. With jockey Tyler Gaffalione aboard, Mind Your Biscuits worked at 5:45 a.m. through splits of :13.40, :25.80 and :38 prior to galloping out six furlongs in 1:15.40 and seven furlongs in 1:29.40, […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Arrives At Churchill For Breeders’ Cup Prep

Multiple Grade I winner and the richest New York-bred in history Mind Your Biscuits arrived at Churchill Downs early Thursday morning to begin training towards the $200,000 Lukas Classic (Grade III) on Sept. 29, a race that trainer Chad Summers hopes catapults the 5-year-old horse to a Breeders’ Cup victory. “The goal has always been to win the Breeders’ Cup,” Summers said. […]

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Diverse, Intriguing Field Shaping Up For Breeders’ Cup Classic

Classic division stars Accelerate and Diversify lead the way over an aspiring group 3-year-olds as the field for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic November 3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville figures to become much more defined over the next five weeks. The 1 ¼-mile Classic rates as the centerpiece of a two-day extravaganza that heads to […]

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Yoshida Debuts In Seventh On NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Japanese-bred Yoshida, winner of last Saturday’s Woodward Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets and now a dual Grade 1 winner this year on turf and dirt, debuted in seventh place in this week’s NTRA Top 10 Thoroughbred Poll. Multiple Grade 1 winner Accelerate retained the top spot overall for the third consecutive week with eight first […]

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Diversify Jumps To Third In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

New York-bred gelding Diversify became a multiple Grade 1 winner while leading every step inSaturday’s Grade 1 Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course, an effort that confirmed his status as the East Coast’s leading older horse and moved him to third in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. The 3 1/2-length score over a sloppy track came one month […]

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