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Mor Spirit The One To Catch In G1 Met Mile

Led by Michael Lund Petersen’s Grade 1 winner Mor Spirit, nine graded-stakes winners are among a dozen older horses set to contest a competitive edition of the Grade 1, $1.2 million Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap Saturday at Belmont Park. The 124th running of the Met Mile for 3-year-olds and up is one of nine graded […]

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El Metropoiltan Handicap: Hasta Dónde Llegará La Velocidad?

Nueve ganadores selectivos de grado figuran entre una docena de ejemplares de 3 o mas años que disputarán una competitiva edición, la número 124, del Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap (G1, $1,200,000), este sábado 10 en Belmont Park. La carrera conocida como la Met Mile es una de las nueve selectivas de grado y la segunda […]

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Mor Spirit Goes Wire-To-Wire To Take G3 Sexton Mile

Mor Spirit took the lead at the start and never looked back as he cruised to a 5 3/4-length victory in the G3 Steve Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park May 7. The Steve Sexton Mile was formerly named the Texas Mile; the track renamed the race in honor of Steve Sexton, who was an original […]

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Follow Me Crev ‘Really Good’ Leading Up To Saturday’s Californian

With the King Midas of Thoroughbreds, Arrogate, cooling his heels prior to another conquest in the handicap ranks, Vladimir Cerin and eight other trainers have horses nominated to next Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Californian Stakes for three-year-olds and up. Cerin plans to enter Santa Anita Handicap third-place finisher Follow Me Crev in the mile and […]

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‘Big Money Mike’ Cashes With Mor Spirit In Essex Handicap

Michael Lund Petersen’s Mor Spirit was the more than two-length victor of Saturday’s $250,000 Essex Handicap at Oaklawn Park, piloted to the winner’s circle by none other than Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith. Trained by fellow Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, the heavily favored 4-year-old son of Eskendereya covered 1 1/16 miles on the […]

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Santa Anita: Midnight Storm, Mor Spirit Work Toward Possible Starts In Big ‘Cap

Mor Spirit, second to Dubai-bound Hoppertunity in the San Antonio Stakes on Feb. 4, worked four furlongs in company with his conqueror at 7:45 Thursday morning in a drill that could lead to a start in the Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap for four-year-olds and up at a mile and a quarter on March […]

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Hoppertunity Last-To-First In Second Consecutive San Antonio

Karl Watson, Michael Pegram and Paul Weitsman’s Hoppertunity scored his second consecutive victory in the G2 San Antonio Stakes, rallying from last to win by a length over stablemate Mor Spirit. Under the expert guide of jockey Flavien Prat, the 6-year-old son of Any Given Saturday covered the abbreviated 1 1/16-mile distance of the San […]

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Stablemates Hoppertunity, Mor Spirit Clash In G2 San Antonio

Still going strong at age six, Bob Baffert’s Hoppertunity will defend his title against seven older horses at 1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade II, $300,000 San Antonio Stakes at Santa Anita. Although he figures to be favored, Hoppertunity faces stiff competition from the likes of stablemate Mor Spirit and two other 4-year-olds—Accelerate and Dalmore. […]

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Equibase Analysis: Sharp Azteca, Awesome Banner Square Off In Malibu

The 65th running of the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes kicks off the 2016-17 meeting at “The Great Race Place” and is part of an awesome opening day card featuring four graded stakes. With the early scratch of Navy Hymn, the Malibu field consists of nine three year old sprinters. Many eyes will be on Breeders’ […]

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