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Utmost Denies Tiz A Slam In Sunday’s Sky Classic

Augustin Stable’s Utmost denied Tiz a Slam another graded stakes win as he out-finished the favourite in the $175,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Grade 2) on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. With the victory, trainer Graham Motion ran his Sky Classic win streak to three and overall total to four. His prior wins in the Grade 2 […]

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Sky Classic Could Be A ‘Slam’ For Attfield

Hall of Fame trainer Roger Attfield will have two shots at taking Sunday’s Grade 2 Sky Classic Stakes at Woodbine with the streaking graded stakes winner Tiz a Slam and former Breeders’ Stakes champion Danish Dynaformer headlining a field of six set to face off in the 1-3/8 mile turf event. Chiefswood Stable’s big, long-striding […]

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Can’thelpbelieving Gives Motion Back-To-Back Sky Classic Wins

Albert Frassetto’s Can’thelpbelieving passed the dueling race leaders down the homestretch to claim the victory in the $175,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Gr. 2) on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Trainer Graham Motion earned his second consecutive win in the 1-3/8 mile turf event for horses three years old and up following a victory with Messi in last […]

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Messi Holds Off All Closers In Sky Classic Stakes

Gestut Brummerhof’s homebred Messi stalked the pace early, then held off all the closers by 2 1/2 lengths in Sunday’s Grade 2 Sky Classic to score his second graded stakes victory. The 6-year-old son of New Approach covered 10 furlongs over Woodbine’s firm turf course in 2:01.98 under Edgar Prado for trainer Graham Motion. “It […]

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Weekend Lineup: Songbird In The East, Pacific Classic In The West

Another fantastic weekend of racing is upon us this weekend, with the appearance of Songbird on the entry sheets at Saratoga as well as a Pacific Classic showdown for the ages at Del Mar. Kicking things off on Friday is the re-drawn G2 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga, for juvenile fillies going 6 1/2 furlongs on […]

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Interpol Springs Upset In Sky Classic

The longest shot on the board at 21-1, Interpol came out best in a tight finish at the wire of the Grade 2, $200,000 Sky Classic Stakes Sunday at Woodbine. It was the biggest victory of the 4-year-old colt’s career, having gone winless in two other stakes tries. Interpol, trained by Sid Attard for owner […]

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Forte Dei Marmi Scores Repeat Sky Classic in Track Record Time

Forte Dei Marmi and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva thundered to the gelding’s second victory in the Grade 2 Sky Classic at Woodbine in spectacular fashion on Sunday. The pair set a track record time of 2:00.12 for the 1 ¼ miles on firm turf in the $200,000 contest. The British-bred sat midpack for much […]

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Kara’s Orientation upsets in Sky Classic

Kara’s Orientation led from gate to wire to win the Grade 2 Sky Classic Stakes at Woodbine by two lengths over Smart Bid. Hailstone finished third in a photo finish. Kara’s Orientation, a 4-year-old son of Orientate, is trained by Steven Chircop and was ridden by Emile Ramsammy. He covered the mile and a quarter […]

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