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Servis: ‘Doubtful’ Maximum Security Will Head To Dubai World Cup

Following Saturday’s gutsy triumph in the inaugural Saudi Cup, Maximum Security may not be fully recovered in time to contest the Dubai World Cup on Saturday, Mar. 28. Trainer Jason Servis told broadcaster Nick Luck on RacingTV’s Luck on Sunday that the 4-year-old son of New Year’s Day lost a bit of weight and didn’t finish […]

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‘Tougher Looking’ Maximum Security Ready For The Next Step In Saudi Cup

The question almost always arrives, both in the aftermath of great achievement and during the preparations for another grand task. And for all the challenging things horsemen often have to find answers for, it’s one query they are usually happy to try and dissect. Whenever trainers are fortunate enough to have a horse with beyond-the-norm […]

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Enforceable Puts It All Together For Lecomte Victory

A very well-bred but slow-developing son of Tapit, John Oxley’s Enforceable put all the pieces together for a 1 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 3 Lecomte Stakes at the Fair Grounds. The 3-year-old colt, a full brother to Mohaymen and a half-brother millionaire New Year’s Day, was the third winner on the card for trainer […]

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Report: Coolmore Buys Racing, Breeding Interest In Maximum Security

Maximum Security, a leading candidate for an Eclipse Award for outstanding 3-year-old male of 2019, will be co-owned by Coolmore when he makes his next start. Daily Racing Form’s David Grening reports that Gary West, who bred and co-owns the son of the Street Cry stallion New Year’s Day with wife Mary, has sold a […]

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Career Best 111 Beyer Speed Figure For Maximum Security In Cigar Mile; Pegasus Next?

Gary and Mary West’s Maximum Security was a little bit tired but no worse for the wear on Sunday morning after earning his third Grade 1 victory of the season in the $750,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, N.Y. The 3-year-old son of New Year’s Day trained by Jason Servis bolstered his bid for […]

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Maximum Security Emphatic In Cigar Mile Victory

Gary and Mary West’s Maximum Security has been the subject of controversy throughout his sophomore season, but there could be no argument that the 3-year-old son of New Year’s Day was much the best in this Saturday’s Grade 1 Cigar Mile. Out-sprinting Breeders’ Cup winner Spun to Run on the lead, Maximum Security and Luis […]

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Clark, Cigar Mile Next Targets For Maximum Security En Route To Pegasus World Cup

Two-time Grade 1 winner Maximum Security will be targeting the $9 million Pegasus World Cup at the beginning of 2020, but connections have yet to decide on a prep race between now and then. According to, the options include the G1 Clark Handicap at Churchill on Nov. 29, or the G1 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct […]

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Take Charge Brandi Tops Keeneland November Sale’s Book 1 At $3.2-Million

Take Charge Brandi took command of the top spot at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale on Wednesday with a final bid of $3.2 million, but life for the Eclipse Award winner after the sale is going to look a lot like life before she got on the trailer to leave the farm. The 7-year-old […]

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Breeders’ Cup Buzz Presented By TVG: Best Juvenile Performances

The TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile can be a springboard to many big things: an Eclipse Award, a gate in the Kentucky Derby, or a lucrative stud deal to name a few. Winning the race with authority, though, can stick in people’s memories for a lifetime. In the Breeders’ Cup Buzz, we’ll speak to some of […]

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