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Christophe Clement Celebrates 2,000th Victory Friday At Gulfstream

Trainer Christophe Clement notched his 2000th career victory with Gufo ($6.20) in Friday’s last race at Gulfstream Park. Gufo scored by a half-length under Joel Rosario in the optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds an 1 1/8 miles on turf to give his trainer the milestone victory. Clement, a son of a successful French trainer Miguel […]

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Son Of Hall-Of-Famer, Reeve McGaughey Saddles First Winner At Oaklawn

Eight was enough for trainer Reeve McGaughey. McGaughey, the son of Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey, recorded his first career victory in Thursday’s seventh race at Oaklawn with Franknjymme ($7.20). It was his eighth career starter. McGaughey, 30, went out on his own at this year’s Oaklawn meeting after working under his father and […]

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‘Nothing But The Highest Of Praise’: Hall Of Famer Mott Approaches 5,000 North American Wins

If the measure of success in horse racing is judged solely on statistics, then trainer Bill Mott, an icon on the New York Racing Association circuit for more than three decades, has earned legendary status. Mott, 66, is on the cusp of saddling 5,000 career winners in North America; a milestone only matched in North American […]

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Preach, Dam Of Prominent Sire Pulpit, Dies At Age 31

Preach, a cornerstone of the Claiborne Farm broodmare program and dam of the highly influential sire Pulpit, has died due to the infirmities of old age at 31 years old, per Claiborne’s social media channels. A homebred for the Claiborne operation, Preach was by another of the farm’s pillars – the mighty Mr. Prospector – […]

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Trainer Reeve McGaughey, Son Of Hall Of Famer, ‘Excited’ For First Career Starter

Trainer Reeve McGaughey will have to wait another day for his first career starter. McGaughey’s initial Oaklawn entrant, Fast Talking, was scratched from Saturday’s ninth race after failing to draw in from the also-eligible list. Now, McGaughey is scheduled to be a “trainer of record” for the first time in Sunday’s featured eighth race, a […]

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Shug McGaughey Brings String To Oaklawn For First Time Since 1985

Five trainers inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame have strings this year at Oaklawn, including one whose rise to national prominence began more than 40 years ago in Hot Springs. Shug McGaughey has a division of horses at Oaklawn for the first time since 1985, when his major client was […]

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Pink Sands Circles Field For Inside Information Victory

Gainesway Stable and Andrew Rosen’s Pink Sands may have been last of the 12-horse field down the backstretch, but the 5-year-old daughter of Tapit ran down all of her rivals to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Inside Information Stakes by about three lengths. Ridden by Jose Ortiz for trainer Shug McGaughey, Pink Sands was sent to […]

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Millionaire Spiced Perfection Seeks Eighth Stakes Win In Grade 2 Inside Information

Pantofel Stable, Wachtel Stable and Peter Deutsch’s multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Spiced Perfection goes after her eighth career stakes victory and second straight on the East Coast in Saturday’s $200,000 Inside Information (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The 41st running of the seven-furlong Inside Information for fillies and mares 4 and older is among nine stakes, six […]

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Pink Sands Circles Field In Rampart

Gainesway Stable and Andrew Rosen’s Pink Sands rallied from last to score her first graded-stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Rampart (G3) at Gulfstream Park. Trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey, the 4-year-old daughter of Tapit claimed her third victory in four starts over the Gulfstream Park track in the one-turn mile stakes for fillies […]

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