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Juvenile Winner Storm The Court ‘Just Chilling,’ Could Target February Return

As a consequence of Storm The Court’s victory in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on November 1 at Santa Anita, the Peter Eurton-trained colt will be one of, if not the early favorites for the 2020 Kentucky Derby. Even though the win, under jockey Flavien Prat, was at odds of 45-1 and came after even-money favorite […]

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Better With Age: How Breeders’ Cup Veterans Stay On Top Of Their Game

This Breeders’ Cup weekend, many race fans are looking back on their favorite memory from the history of the series. For some, the throwback is far, reaching into the 1990s, but many are still captivated by American Pharoah’s dominating career finale in the 2015 Classic at Keeneland four years ago. That fall day in Central […]

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‘He’ll Be Back’: Dennis’ Moment Deemed Okay After Stumbling Start In Juvenile

While the gut punch of the outcome was still being felt among his connections, Dennis’ Moment was reported to be in good order after stumbling badly at the break en route to finishing last as the favorite in the TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. The son of Tiznow went to his knees out of gate under […]

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Storm The Court Fends Off Challenge From Anneau D’Or To Upset Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Jockey Flavien Prat continued his banner 2019 season with a 45-1 victory aboard Storm the Court in Friday’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. He and the Peter Eurton trainee grabbed the lead at the start after adding blinkers for the first time. Storm the Court was able to fend off a late challenge from Anneau […]

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Dirt Mile: Giant Expectations Fine After Training Incident

Trainer Peter Eurton had a few tense moments ahead of Wednesday morning training when Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile contender Giant Expectations flipped over while waiting to enter the dirt track. Eurton told the Paulick Report the horse had been waiting to begin training following a track renovation break that went longer than scheduled. After waiting […]

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Sadler Pleased With Catalina Cruiser’s ‘Game Win’ In O’Brien

Catalina Cruiser and Giant Expectations both exited their stretch battle in Saturday’s $200,000 Grade I Pat O’Brien Stakes at Del mar in good health, their respective camps reported Sunday. With the nose victory in the O’Brien, a “Win and You’re In” qualifier for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, Catalina Cruiser’s connections – trainer John Sadler […]

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Giant Expectations Back In Del Mar For ‘Win And You’re In’ Pat O’Brien

Two years ago, Gary Stevens chose to ride Giant Expectations over stablemate Kobe’s Back in the Pat O’Brien Stakes at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., and directed the then 4-year-old colt to a 1 ½-length victory that was the 97th stakes win at the seaside track for Stevens. Stevens retired at […]

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Ahimsa Scores Front-Running Victory In Osunitas At Del Mar

Cleverly rated on the lead by veteran jockey Brice Blanc, 2-1 favored Ahimsa won in wire-to-wire fashion Friday in the featured $90,904 Osunitas Stakes for older fillies and mares at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, Calif. Ahimsa, a daughter of Animal Kingdom owned by Three Great Sons and Hughes and trained by Peter Eurton, […]

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Giant Expectations Favored Over Quip, Tenfold In Oaklawn Handicap

An evenly matched field of nine is entered in the $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) for older horses Saturday at Oaklawn in Hot Springs, Ark. Probable post time for the 1 1/8-mile Oaklawn Handicap, which goes as the ninth race, is 5:22 p.m. CT. Last year’s edition was won by City of Light, who edged Accelerate […]

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After Game Of Jockey Musical Chairs, Desormeaux Gets Mount Aboard Ashleyluvssugar In G2 San Luis Rey

Kent Desormeaux will add another notch to his Hall of Fame holster Friday albeit it a relatively minor one when he pilots Ashleyluvssugar in the Grade II San Luis Rey Stakes at a mile and a half on grass. In his 33rd year as a jockey, it will mark the first time ever on the classy […]

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