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Noble Drama Does His Family Proud In Sunshine Millions Classic

Harold Queen’s Noble Drama made his family proud Saturday at Gulfstream Park, scoring a hard-fought victory in the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic. The 1 1/8-mile race for older horses headlined four stakes for Florida-breds on the Sunshine Millions program. Out of a half-sister to Big Drama, the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Sprint and Eclipse Award-winning sprinter, […]

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Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Boosted To $1.1 Million

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot grew to $1,131,926.50 for Saturday’s card at Gulfstream Park when the popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 35th consecutive racing day Friday. Multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $12,857.40. The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with […]

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Three-Time G1 Winner Sheer Drama Retired

Harold L. Queen’s homebred Sheer Drama has been retired to the life of a broodmare, trainer David Fawkes announced Tuesday via Twitter. The 6-year-old daughter of Burning Roma finished eighth in Saturday’s G1 Ballerina at Saratoga, beaten 10 1/2 lengths by the winner Haveyougoneaway. A G1 winner over 1 1/8 miles last year, Sheer Drama […]

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Sheer Drama ‘Going A New Way;’ En Route To Breeders’ Cup Filly And Mare Sprint

Grade 1 winner Sheer Drama had her final work Friday morning for the Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina on August 26 at Saratoga. The Ballerina is a designated “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint at Santa Anita November 4. With jockey Joe Bravo in the saddle, Sheer Drama covered […]

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Sheer Drama Preps For Possible Start In Princess Rooney

Trainer David Fawkes scheduled an “open gallop” for Sheer Drama Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a possible start in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2), a Breeders’ Cup ‘Win & You’re In’ stakes on next Saturday’s $1.125 Million Summit of Speed program. “She ran a little bit down the lane. She went 26 […]

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Top East Coast Fillies And Mares Clash In G1 Ogden Phipps

Trainer Todd Pletcher will be well represented in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Ogden Phipps, entering a formidable duo in Curalina and Stopchargingmaria to top an exceptionally competitive 48th edition on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park. Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Curalina will attempt to duplicate a dominant effort in the Grade 1 La Troienne on […]

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Curalina Blows Away La Troienne Field

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Curalina ran away with Friday’s Grade 1 La Troienne, powering away to 7 1/2-length victory under John Velazquez. The 4-year-old daughter of Curlin stalked from just off the pace, catching the front-running Angela Renee on the far turn and moving past her effortlessly, striding out to an easy victory in her first […]

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Curalina Makes 2016 Debut In La Troienne, Faces Madison Winner Sheer Drama

Multiple Grade I winners Sheer Drama and Curalina headline a small but select field of seven fillies and mares entered today for Friday’s 31st running of the $300,000 La Troienne (GI), one of five graded stakes leading up to the 142nd running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI). Gates open at 8 a.m. […]

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Sheer Drama Shows Versatility With Madison Triumph

Harold Queen’s homebred mare Sheer Drama, winner last year of the mile and a quarter Grade 1 Delaware Handicap, dropped back to seven furlongs for her 2016 debut, but the shorter distance was no problem for the 6-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Burning Roma, who came from just off the pace to defeat G1 Breeders’ Cup […]

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Deep Madison Field Features Breeders’ Cup Winners Stopchargingmaria, Wavell Avenue

Combine two Breeders’ Cup winners, three other Grade 1 winners and an additional three Grade 2 winners and the result is a top-flight edition of the $300,000 Madison (G1) for fillies and mares going seven furlongs on the main track Saturday. A total of 13 runners were entered Tuesday for the 15th running of the […]

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