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Serengeti Empress In Search Of Fair Grounds Double En Route To Kentucky Oaks

In their final local opportunity to garner points on Churchill Downs’ Road To The Kentucky Oaks, eight fillies are scheduled to line up for Saturday’s Grade II $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks Presented by Twinspires.com. The Fair Grounds Oaks awards the Top 4 finishers points based off of a 100-40-20-10 scale and has been known to […]

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Amoss ‘Very Confident’ In Rachel Alexandra Winner Serengeti Empress

At this stage, trainer Tom Amoss knows what to expect when watching dual Grade II winner Serengeti Empress train in the mornings so he was not the least bit surprised to see how much effort she put into her Wednesday morning breeze, which was her first work since an effortless win in the Grade II […]

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Road To Kentucky Oaks: Serengeti Empress Top Nominations For Keeneland’s Ashland Stakes

Joel Politi’s recent Rachel Alexandra (G2) winner Serengeti Empress, the leading point earner on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1), and D. J. Stable and Cash is King’s Jaywalk, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2018, lead the accomplished  3-year-old fillies nominated to the 82nd running of the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1) on April 6, opening Saturday of […]

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Amoss Looking To Fair Grounds Oaks For Rachel Alexandra Winner Serengeti Empress

Following a dazzling effort in Saturday’s Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes at Fair Grounds in New Orleans, La., Serengeti Empress will seek another New Orleans graded stakes victory on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks in the Grade 2 $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks on March 23. The daughter of Alternation took the Rachel Alexandra Stakes […]

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Juveniles: Mind Control ‘Filling Out In All The Right Places,’ Contessa Confident In Sippican Harbor

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Notes: Complexity – Klaravich Stables’ Chad Brown-trained Complexity, the morning-line second choice for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, galloped one mile on the Churchill Downs main track Thursday morning. Knicks Go – KRA Stud Farm’s upset Breeders’ Futurity winner Knicks Go jogged on the sloppy main track Thursday morning, his second day of […]

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Serengeti Empress Could Provide Lanerie With ‘Tribute’ To Late Wife In Juvenile Fillies

Trainer Tom Amoss and jockey Corey Lanerie will be trying to win their first Breeders’ Cup race on Friday when they team up with Serengeti Empress (Alternation) in the Juvenile Fillies. The 13 1/2-length winner of the Ellis Park Debutante and 19 1/2-length winner of Churchill Downs’ Pocahontas Stakes will likely be one of the […]

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Lone Sailor Turns In Maintenance Work, Amoss To Decide On Classic Vs. Dirt Mile Friday

Working a set apart just after 6 o’clock Thursday morning, trainer Tom Amoss sent Breeders’ Cup hopefuls Lone Sailor and Serengeti Empress to the main track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., for their final breezes before next weekend’s World Championships. Exercise rider Gilbert Concha was aboard both who recorded half-mile works of :48.20, the eighth-fastest of 37 at the distance over a fast […]

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Breeders’ Cup News Minute Presented By Adequan: BC Breezes, Classic Questions

Catch up right here on the latest Breeders’ Cup news and developments each day leading up to the World Championships at Churchill Downs. In today’s edition of the News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick give an update on the final breezes taking place around the country. Plus, there’s some potential movement with the fields […]

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Bloodlines: ‘Tremendous Family’ Produces Runaway Filly Serengeti Empress

For those who hadn’t seen Serengeti Empress (by Alternation) win the Ellis Park Juvenile Fillies by 13 ½ lengths on Aug. 19, the filly’s victory on September 15 in the Grade 2 Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs was a revelation. The dark brown 2-year-old won the historic stakes by 19 ½ lengths, the longest margin […]

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