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Journey Home, Fault Among Overflow Field Entered For Pin Oak Valley View

Agave Racing Stable’s Fault, winner of the Pucker Up (G3) at Arlington prior to finishing a close third in the Sands Point (G2) at Belmont, tops a field of 14 3-year-old fillies and one also-eligible entered Tuesday for Friday’s 27th running of the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View (G3). The Pin Oak Valley View, run […]

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Fault Saves Ground For Pucker Up Win

In the Million Day finale, Agave Racing Stable’s Fault saved all the ground early and angled out in mid-stretch to run down Sam-Son Farm’s Journey Home in the final strides of the Grade III $100,000 Pucker Up for 3-year-old fillies. With Miguel Mena aboard, Fault earned his first stakes win, completing the 1 1/8 miles […]

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Noble Beauty Gives Geroux Fifth Win On Day After Pucker Up Disqualification

Great Point Stables’ Noble Beauty crossed the wire second by a nose, but was moved up on a disqualification of the winner Try Your Luck in Saturday’s Grade 3 Pucker Up Stakes. A 3-year-old daughter of Kitten’s Joy, Noble Beauty gave Geroux his fifth winner on the day at Arlington Park, covering nine furlongs on […]

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Mizz Money Makes The Grade In Pucker Up

Mizz Money held off a late-flying Return to Grace for her first career graded stakes victory in Saturday’s Grade 3, $100,000 Pucker Up Stakes at Arlington International Racecourse. Owned by her breeders L. T. B., Inc. and Hillerich Racing LLC, Mizz Money had finished off the board in two previous graded stakes tries. This was […]

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Proctor Pair Exit Pucker Up Well, Point Towards Fall Stakes

A salty renewal of the Grade III $150,000 Pucker Up on Saturday afternoon produced some outstanding performances and confusing efforts on a rain-soaked and soft turf course. Two fillies who relished the wet going were from the barn of veteran trainer Tom Proctor – Sistas Stroll and V V Goodnight, who swept the exacta in […]

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Sistas Stroll Scores in Pucker Up, Gives VanDyke First Graded Victory

Sistas Stroll and V V Goodnight went 1-2 for trainer Tom Proctor in Arlington International’s Grade 3, $150,000 Pucker Up Stakes on Saturday afternoon. “Both of them are nice fillies,” Proctor said. “They both ran like they’ve been running. I liked the finish.” Maria Maria closed for third. The final time was 1:55.13 for a […]

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I’m Already Sexy Struts Away With Pucker Up

Hit the Board Stables’ I’m Already Sexy, an easy winner in a division of the Hatoof Stakes in her local prep, assumed command of the lead through the stretch the first time and never faced a serious challenge en route to a 3¾ length victory in the Grade III $175,000 Pucker Up Stakes for 3-year-old […]

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Block May Send Trio to Pucker Up Stakes

Trainer Chris Block hopes to bag his second consecutive win – and third overall – in the Grade III $175,000 Pucker Up Stakes next Saturday with what could be a troika of talent in the race’s 50th edition. “I O Ireland, My Option and maybe Alette will run,” the locally based trainer confirmed. In 2006, […]

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Leading Astray Retired, Bred to Kitten’s Joy

Grade 3 Pucker Up winner Leading Astray has been retired due to an injury, and has already been bred to Kitten’s Joy, according to trainer Chris Block. The 4-year-old filly sustained the unspecified injury while training in Florida this winter, after a season that also included placings in three graded turf stakes. Leading Astray is […]

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Marketing Mix exits Pucker Up in good order, eyes Queen Elizabeth Challenge Cup

Arlington Park, Sunday, Sept. 18 – Glen Hill Farm’s Marketing Mix, who kissed her rivals goodbye at the quarter-pole in Saturday’s Grade III Pucker Up Stakes at Arlington, came out of her impressive effort in good order and is likely to go to Kentucky for her next run in Keeneland’s Grade I Queen Elizabeth II […]

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