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Daddy Is A Legend Tops Friday’s Pin Oak Valley View

Susan and Jim Hill’s two-time Grade 3 turf winner Daddy Is a Legend heads a field of 14 3-year-old fillies and one also-eligible entered Sunday for the 28th running of the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View (G3) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf Friday at Keeneland. The Pin Oak Valley View will go as […]

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‘Pretty Good Birthday Present’: Rushing Fall Delivers Grade 1 On Edwards’ Special Day

On Saturday, Rushing Fall delivered a bonus birthday gift to her owner, Bob Edwards, who races in the name of e Five Racing Thoroughbreds, by winning the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1) at Keeneland. “That worked out well,” said Whit Beckman, assistant to trainer Chad Brown. “Everybody was happy about […]

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Rushing Fall Adds QEII Challenge Cup To Ever-Growing Resume

Winner of last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, e Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ Rushing Fall continued to build on her impressive resume this Saturday with a win in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland. The sophomore daughter of More Than Ready, ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Chad Brown, hit the wire […]

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Weekend Lineup: QEII, Canadian International

A trio of Grade 1 races highlights the North American action this weekend, with the QEII Challenge Cup to be held Saturday at Keeneland and Woodbine to host both the Canadian International and E.P. Taylor Stakes. The Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup features last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner Rushing Fall, who has […]

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Equibase Analysis: Can Anyone Top Rushing Fall In QE II Challenge Cup?

The Grade 1, $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes presented by Lanes End is a race open to three year old fillies by invitation only. Eight horses accepted the invitation to run, the field led by Rushing Fall, who has won five of six career races including the 2017 Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile […]

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Del Mar Oaks Winner Fatale Bere Ships In For QE II Challenge Cup

Entered to run Saturday in the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1), Del Mar Oaks (G1) winner Fatale Bere (FR) arrived at Keeneland Tuesday from her Southern California base. She wasted no time leaving the barn, going for a jog with a lead pony Wednesday morning on the training track. Owned by the partnership of the Benowitz […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winner Rushing Fall Among 10 3-Year-Old Fillies Invited To QE II Challenge Cup

E Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ four-time graded stakes winner Rushing Fall headlines a roster of 10 3-year-old fillies invited to the 35th running of the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) Presented by Lane’s End, which will be run at 1 1/8 miles on the grass on Saturday, Oct. 13. Already a winner of two stakes at Keeneland, the JPMorgan […]

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Bloodlines: Hertrich’s ‘Lasting Commitment’ And ‘Logical Program’ Yield Results

As the serving chairman of the Breeders’ Cup, as the owner of Watercress Farm in Bourbon County, Ky., and the breeder of several dozen Thoroughbred foals annually (72 in 2017, for instance), Fred Hertrich III has a very serious and lasting commitment to the sport of racing and to breeding the Thoroughbred. One of his […]

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Rushing Fall Bounces Back In Lake Placid To Give Edwards First Saratoga Win

Bob Edwards and his e Five Racing Thoroughbreds had never won a race at Saratoga, but Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf champion Rushing Fall changed that on Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of More Than Ready, ridden by Javier Castellano in the Grade 2 Lake Placid, sat just off the pacesetter and exploded in the stretch, […]

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Brown’s Saratoga Turf Contingent Targeting Lake Placid, Glens Falls; Travers Runners Prepping Well

Trainer Chad Brown sent out a plethora of turf workers to Saratoga’s Oklahoma training track Thursday morning as his contingent readies for the later stages of the summer meet. A Raving Beauty, targeting the Grade 2, $400,000 Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa on Travers Day, August 25, breezed a bullet five furlongs in 1:00.65 in company […]

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