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‘Very Fortunate’: Brown’s Fifth Diana Win Equals Saratoga Record

With Sistercharlie’s victory in Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Diana at Saratoga Race Course, trainer Chad Brown equaled Hall of Famer J. Elliot Burch’s record for most wins in the historic event, named for the mythical goddess, which was inaugurated in 1939. “It’s quite an honor to be mentioned in the same sentence as a great […]

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Dunbar Road’s Easy Mother Goose Win ‘Will Set Her Up For Later’

Peter Brant’s Dunbar Road patiently stayed off the lead and made a strong stretch-drive move from the outside to overtake Classic Fit and clear away for a 2 ½-length score in the 63rd running of the Grade 2, $250,000 Mother Goose for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday at Belmont Park. Trainer Chad Brown notched his second […]

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Blowout Tops Brown-Trained Trifecta In Wild Applause

Peter Brant’s Blowout, perfectly rated by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano for trainer Chad Brown, stayed off a late charge from stablemate Nova Sol to capture Saturday’s $100,000 Wild Applause, a one-turn mile on the Widener turf course for sophomore fillies at Belmont Park. Brown, leading trainer of the Belmont spring/summer meet with 32 wins, […]

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Homerique Fends Off Stablemate Competitionofideas In New York Stakes

Sent to the post as the even-money favorite, Peter Brant’s Homerique had to work hard to deny her stablemate Competitionofideas (3-1) in the stretch run of Friday’s Grade 2 New York Stakes. Both trained by Chad Brown, the top two finishers pulled away from the rest of the field by open lengths in the final […]

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Demarchelier Stays Undefeated In Pennine Ridge

Peter Brant’s Demarchelier, named for the French fashion photographer, handled a stretch out in distance and a step up in class, overtaking Clint Maroon in deep stretch and fending off Seismic Wave’s challenge before the wire to capture the fifth running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Pennine Ridge for 3-year-olds on Saturday at Belmont Park. […]

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Brant Confirms Purchase Of Payson Park, Outlines Plan For Significant Upgrades

Peter Brant has returned to horse racing in full force, with 2018 Eclipse Award winner Sistercharlie bearing his colors under the care of trainer Chad Brown. Now, according to published reports in Thoroughbred Daily News and bloodhorse.com, the owner confirmed months-long rumors that he has purchased one of Florida’s Thoroughbred training centers, Payson Park, in Indianatown […]

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Homerique Runs Down Stablemate Competitionofideas In Beaugay

Peter Brant’s Homerique made her North American debut a successful one in Saturday’s Grade 3 Beaugay Stakes at Belmont Park, showing off a strong late kick to defeat her stablemate Competitionofideas by about a half-length on the line. The 4-year-old daughter of Exchange Rate ran 1 1/16 miles over the firm inner turf in 1:44.76, […]

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Plenty Of Grace Stakes: ‘Everything Went Perfect’ In Fifty Five’s Seasonal Debut

Peter Brant’s Fifty Five started her 2019 campaign in the same victorious fashion in which she ended 2018, surging in the stretch to overtake pacesetter Coffee Crush and outkicking Conquest Hardcandy to win the fifth running of the $100,000 Plenty of Grace by 1 3/4 lengths on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Fifty Five, making her […]

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French G1 Winner Precieuse Gets First US Win Off The Layoff In Honey Fox

Making her second start in the United States, Peter Brant’s Precieuse got her first stateside win this Saturday in the Grade 3 Honey Fox Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Despite a layoff since August at Saratoga, the 5-year-old daughter of Tamayuz was favored at even money and got the job done, defeating Valedictorian by three-quarters of […]

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Raging Bull Topples Very Game River Boyne In Hollywood Derby

Peter Brant’s talented sophomore colt Raging Bull, sent to post as the 9-5 favorite, had to go five-wide around the far turn but got the job done in Saturday’s Grade 1 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar; he defeated a determined River Boyne by a half-length on the wire. The French-bred son of Dark Angel trained […]

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