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Oscar Performance ‘Ready To Take On Older Horses’ In Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

Multiple Grade 1 winner Oscar Performance put in his final breeze before Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, going five furlongs in 1:01.66 with dogs up on Belmont Park’s inner turf track Sunday morning. The Amerman Racing homebred has three wins in his three starts in his 3-year-old campaign, winning the Grade 3 Pennine Ridge and the Grade 1 […]

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Top 3-Year-Old? Turf Star Oscar Performance Could Sway Eclipse Voters

Amerman Racing homebred Oscar Performance could have a legitimate chance at the year-end Eclipse Award for top 3-year-old male, suggested Vance Hanson at brisnet.com. The ridgling son of Kitten’s Joy is a “clear standout” in his age division on the turf, having rattled off three consecutive victories highlighted by a pair of Grade 1 stakes. Sophomore […]

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‘You Don’t Know What To Feel’: Johnston Pays Tribute To Stable Star Permian, Lashes Out At Twitter Trolls

Trainer Mark Johnston paid tribute on Sunday to his talented 3-year-old colt Permian, who died after suffering a broken leg as he was being pulled up after the G1 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park on Saturday. In an interview with the Racing Post, Johnston lashed out at the ‘trolls’ on Twitter and other social media sites, that had been harsh […]

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Buick Suffers Fractured Vertebrae In Arlington Spill; No Surgery Required, Jockey ‘In Great Spirits’

Jockey William Buick was aboard the Mark Johnston-trained Permian in Saturday’s Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park when the colt suffered a fatal breakdown shortly after the wire. Buick, conscious but in pain, was loaded onto an ambulance and taken to Northwest Community Hospital, and according to racingpost.com he was diagnosed with a fractured T-12 […]

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Oscar Performance Se Lleva Su Segundo Grado 1 Consecutivo Al Ganar El Secretariat S.

El caballo de los extremos lo hizo de nuevo. Demostrando versatilidad y resistencia, Oscar Performance no tuvo necesidad de tomar la delantera desde el principio para ganar el Secretariat S. (G1, $400,000), una de las carreras más importantes en el festival hípico de Arlington Park, en el marco del prestigioso Arlington Million. Bajo las órdenes […]

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Beach Patrol Very Game To Secure Secretariat-Arlington Million Double

James Covello, Sheep Pond Partners and Head of Plains Partners’ Beach Patrol captured the G1 Secretariat during the 2016 Arlington International Festival of Racing, then did not find the winner’s circle again until the same day in 2017, when he was triumphant in the 35th running of the Grade 1 Arlington Million. The 4-year-old son […]

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Oscar Performance Collects Third Win In A Row With Secretariat Triumph

Amerman Racing homebred Oscar Performance has now won his last three starts, two of which were Grade 1 stakes, including Saturday’s G1 Secretariat Stakes on the Arlington International Festival of Racing card. The 3-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy, ridden by Jose Ortiz for trainer Brian Lynch, covered 1 1/4 miles over Arlington’s firm turf in […]

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Weekend Lineup: Arlington’s International Festival Of Racing

Two Breeders’ Cup berths are on the line this Saturday at Arlington Park during its International Festival of Racing. The first is the Grade 1 Beverly D. Handicap, which offers the winner a spot in the starting gate for the Filly & Mare Turf, and the other is the G1 Arlington Million, offering a spot […]

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Oscar Performance En Busca De Otra Actuación Estelar El Sábado En Arlington Park

El caballo de los extremos vuelve a la acción, llevando su talento a Arlington Park. Oscar Performance será uno de los potros a vencer este sábado en el Secretariat S. (G1, $400,000), una carrera en 2000 metros sobre pista de grama que reunió a seis excelentes tresañeros, tres de los cuales llegan desde Europa. El […]

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Oscar Performance Takes On International Field In G1 Secretariat

The Grade I $400,000 Secretariat Stakes, one of the premier Grade I turf stakes for 3-year-olds in America and throughout the world, has drawn an exceptional sextet of sophomores in 2017. Named for one of history’s greatest thoroughbreds, the international event has been contested at 1¼ miles over Arlington International Racecourse’s world-renowned turf course since […]

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