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Breeders’ Cup Winner Spun To Run ‘Pumped Up’ For Cigar Mile

Robert P. Donaldson’s Spun to Run, trained by Juan Carlos Guerrero, is the ‘now’ horse heading into Saturday’s 31st running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Racetrack. The rapidly-improving 3-year-old Hard Spun colt will likely lead a talented field of 11 into the turn in the Cigar Mile, a race which anchors […]

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Independence Hall Dominates Sunday’s Nashua By 12 1/4 Lengths

Independence Hall built on a 4 ¾-length score in his debut on September 21 by posting an even larger margin of victory in his stakes debut. The Constitution colt ran away from the rest of the field in the stretch for a 12 1/4-length romp in the 45th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Nashua […]

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Parx To Host Live Racing Card On Friday; No Racing On Sunday

With the first day of the Breeders’ Cup set for this Friday, November 1st, Parx Racing will offer a live program that afternoon. With post time Friday at 12:55PM, racing fans can enjoy an eight race program before the Breeders Cup action begins on the West Coast at Santa Anita. Because of the addition of […]

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Former Eclipse Award-Winning Apprentice Roberto Rosado Celebrates 1,000th Victory

With a victory aboard Tambora in the fifth race at Parx Racing Sunday afternoon, jockey Roberto Rosado won the 1,000th race of his career. A native of Puerto Rico, Rosado has been riding professionally here in the United States for more than 20 years. In 1997, he and jockey Phil Teator shared the Eclipse Award […]

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Pumpkin Rumble Will Add Local Spice To Canadian International

Woodbine-based Pumpkin Rumble, a 10-time winner from 45 starts, goes for his second straight stakes score in Saturday’s Grade 1 $800,000 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine. Owned by Al and Bill Ulwelling, and trained by Kevin Attard, the eight-year-old gelded son of English Channel heads into the 1 ½-mile turf classic off an impressive win […]

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Trainer Saffie Joseph Focuses On Breeders’ Cup Hopefuls Math Wizard, Chance It

After saddling Chance It to a dazzling victory in Saturday’s $400,000 In Reality Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes at Gulfstream Park merely a week after sending out Math Wizard for an upset score in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx, up-and-coming trainer Saffie Joseph Jr.’s future would seem very bright. The […]

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Sophie Doyle Unanimously Voted Jockey Of The Week After First Grade 1 Win

In a rare unanimous vote, Sophie Doyle was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for September 16-22, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week […]

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Street Band ‘Still Has Quite A Bit Of Upside,’ Will Point To Breeders’ Cup Distaff

With her rallying victory in Saturday’s $1 million Cotillion Stakes at Philadelphia’s Parx Racing, Street Band became the fifth Grade 1 winner to come out of Ellis Park’s 2018 2-year-old races. Street Band — whom jockey Sophie Doyle rode to a 2 1/4-length victory over previously unbeaten favorite Guarana — earned a fees-paid (worth $60,000) […]

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‘Priceless Feeling’: Saffie Joseph Celebrates First Grade 1 Win In Pennsylvania Derby

Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. was back to work Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park after Math Wizard provided him with his first Grade 1 stakes victory with his 31-1 upset score in Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx. Joseph sent Chance It to the track to prepare for a start in next Saturday’s $400,000 In […]

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Cotillion Win ‘An Absolute Thrill’ For Jockey Sophie Doyle, Street Band’s Ownership

Ray Francis, Cindy and Larry Jones, Medallion Racing and MyRaceHorse Stable’s $1 million Cotillion Stakes (Grade I) winner Street Band returned to Churchill Downs Sunday at 8:30 a.m. following her 2 ¼-length score at Parx Saturday. Street Band rallied from nearly 10 lengths back of early pace-setting Jaywalk and passed heavy favorite Guarana in late […]

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