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Former Claimer Zulu Alpha Faces Tough Group Of Nine In Grade 2 Mac Diarmida

Michael Hui’s Zulu Alpha, a former claimer who won the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1) presented by Runhappy, returns to the races Saturday when he faces a competitive group of nine other older horses in the $200,000 Mac Diarmida (G2) at Gulfstream Park. Zulu Alpha’s competition will include Grade 1 winners Sadler’s Joy […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Patience Pays Off With Sadler’s Joy

The fifth choice on the morning line at 8-1, Pegasus World Cup Turf entrant Sadler’s Joy may be a solid price play on Saturday afternoon. The 7-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy has been extremely sharp in his morning training, according to co-owner and breeder Lauren Woolcott, and he is coming off a confidence-building win in […]

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Pegasus Turf: Albertrani Says Sadler’s Joy Is ‘Up For The Challenge’

Trainer Tom Albertrani said he’s been pleased with the progress of his stakes-contender contingent training at Palm Meadows in Florida, with four-time graded stakes-winner Sadler’s Joy remaining on target for the Grade 1, $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf on January 25 at Gulfstream Park. Owned by Woodslane Farm, Sadler’s Joy has been steadily working […]

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Six Millionaires, Eight Grade 1 Winners Among 17 Invitees To Pegasus World Cup Turf

Eight Grade 1 winners, led by millionaires Arklow, Magic Wand, Henley’s Joy, Next Shares, Sadler’s Joy and Starship Jubilee, and seven other graded-stakes winners are among a list of 17 horses formally invited Sunday to the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1) at Gulfstream Park. The second running of the 1 3/16-mile Pegasus Turf […]

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Weekend Lineup: Red Smith, Native Diver

This weekend’s graded stakes action features a pair of Grade 3 races at Aqueduct and Del Mar, as well as a pair of Grade 2’s at Woodbine. The G3 Red Smith at Aqueduct is up first, with trainer Tom Albertrani’s Sadler’s Joy as the headliner in the 11-horse field. Other top contenders include Glorious Empire […]

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Albertrani Hoping Third Time’s The Charm For Sadler’s Joy In Bowling Green

Woodslane Farm’s $2-million earner Sadler’s Joy makes his seasonal debut in a contentious renewal of Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Bowling Green, a 1 3/8-mile test for 4-year-olds and up on the inner turf at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Trained by Tom Albertrani, Sadler’s Joy rallied last-of-13 to third in the Breeders’ Cup […]

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Albertrani ‘Very Optimistic’ About Sadler’s Joy In G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

Woodslane Farm’s multiple graded stakes winner¬†Sadler’s Joy¬†is all systems go for Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, said trainer Tom Albertrani Thursday morning. Albertrani said he’s willing to draw a line through the 5-year-old’s Grade 1 Sword Dancer on August 25 at Saratoga Race Course, where he closed from last to finish sixth […]

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Hi Happy, Sadler’s Joy Rematched In Saratoga’s Bowling Green

La Providencia’s Hi Happy will look to add a third graded stakes win in the current campaign when he makes his Saratoga Race Course debut Saturday, headlining a field of nine in the 60th running of the Grade 2, $250,000 Bowling Green for 4-year-olds and up at 1 3/8 miles on the inner turf. One […]

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Spring Quality Nails Blanket Finish In Woodford Reserve Manhattan

Augustin Stable’s Spring Quality, an 18-1 chance in Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodford Reserve Manhattan, came flying down the far outside to best 5-1 Sadler’s Joy by a neck on the wire. Ridden by Hall of Famer Edgar Prado, the 6-year-old Quality Road gelding was making just his second start of the 2018 season and 11th […]

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