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Proctor’s Ledge, On Leave Prepare For Rematch In Just A Game

Proctor’s Ledge and On Leave, separated by only a half-length when finishing 1-2 five weeks ago, will meet again this Saturday at Belmont Park in the Grade 1, $700,000 Longines Just a Game for fillies and mares. The Just a Game is Race 8 on Saturday’s 13-race card and will serve as the first leg […]

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Sunday Silence-Easy Goer Rivalry Focus Of ‘Dark Horses’ Documentary On NBC

NBC Sports presents the broadcast debut of Dark Horses, the story of the most unlikely rivalry in Triple Crown history, this Saturday, June 2 at 5 p.m. ET on NBC. Dark Horses brings viewers back to 1989 and the thrilling showdown between Easy Goer and Sunday Silence. For a preview of “Dark Horses,” click here. […]

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Fire Away Fights Up The Rail For Off-Turf Dixie Score

Phipps homebred Fire Away dug in to the sloppy going to prevail in a four-way battle that emerged at the head of the lane in Saturday’s $250,000 Dixie Stakes. The 6-year-old War Front son, ridden by Manny Franco for Shug McGaughey, prevailed by three-quarters of a length at the wire. Sent to the post as […]

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Horse Of A Lifetime Cambodia Brings Breeder Don Robinson Back To Pimlico For Gallorette

Don Robinson has been in the Thoroughbred racing business his entire life, a fourth-generation horseman who owns Winter Quarter Farm in Lexington, Ky. He’s better known as a breeder than a racehorse owner. But the 69-year-old Robinson will be at legendary Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., on Saturday with his owner’s cap on for Cambodia […]

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In Their Own Words: Easy Goer ‘Saved His Best For Last’ In 1989 Belmont

The New York Racing Association is presenting a weekly series of diaries to help celebrate the 150th Belmont Stakes on June 9 at Belmont Park. “In Their Own Words” features prominent owners, trainers and jockeys as they re-live some of the most stirring moments in the rich history of the “Test of the Champion.” The […]

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Former Orb Exercise Rider Patterson On Her Own Training At Keeneland

After making a name for herself as a key assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey, Jenn Patterson has begun training Thoroughbreds in her own name. “After being an assistant for so long and learning so much over the years, I thought I would give training on my own a try instead of doing […]

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Suspensory Injury Sidelines Davona Dale Winner Fly So High

Winner of her last three consecutive starts, Phipps Stable’s Fly So High is not likely to make the Kentucky Oaks, reports drf.com. The 3-year-old daughter of Malibu Moon crossed the wire in front in Saturday’s G2 Davona Dale Stakes, but jockey Jose Ortiz pulled her up shortly after the wire. After Fly So High was […]

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Fly So High Appears Sound The Morning After Davona Dale; Ultrasound Ordered

Vanned back to her home base of Payson Park training center, Phipps Stables’ Fly So High appeared sound when jogging on the road Sunday morning. The 3-year-old daughter of Malibu Moon had to be vanned off the track after winning Saturday’s Grade 2 Davona Dale Stakes; jockey Jose Ortiz jumped off as a precaution when […]

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Fly So High Gives McGaughey 2,000th Career Victory In Davona Dale

Phipps Stable’s Fly So High gave Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his 2,000th career win in Saturday’s Grade 2 Davona Dale, earning 50 points toward the Kentucky Oaks in the process. The 3-year-old daughter of Malibu Moon, off as the 7-5 favorite, was wide throughout the race to complete the one-turn mile over Gulfstream’s […]

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Irad Ortiz Voted Jockey Of The Week With Pair Of Graded Stakes Winners

The only jockey to win multiple graded stakes last weekend, Irad Ortiz, Jr. topped the earnings leaderboard and was named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for December 11-17, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than […]

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