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More Than Ready Colt Clocks Fastest Three-Furlong Breeze At Fourth OBS June Sale Under-Tack Session

Hip No. 657, a son of More Than Ready consigned by C & J Stable, breezed three-eighths in :32 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the under-tack show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. June 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale. The dark bay or […]

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S Y Sky Finishes Fast In Off-The-Turf Monrovia

Nick Alexander’s homebred S Y Sky got the job done in an off-the-turf edition of the $200,000 Monrovia Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday, finishing fast down the lane to hit the wire three-quarters of a length in front of favorite Belvoir Bay. The 5-year-old daughter of Alexander’s Grazen completed five furlongs on the fast […]

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Amira’s Prince Colt, Commissioner Filly Fastest At OBS Spring Sale’s Second Under-Tack Session

Enjoying ideal conditions, a colt by Amira’s Prince and a filly by Commissioner sped quarters in :20 1/5 seconds to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds In Training. Hip No. 240, consigned by Blue […]

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Eyeinthesky Goes Well Clear In Foggy Mizdirection Stakes

Gary Barber’s Eyeinthesky provided jockey Manny Franco his fourth win on the card with a dominant front-running effort in a foggy renewal of the $100,000 Mizdirection for sophomore fillies on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Mark Casse, the Sky Mesa bay arrived at the six-furlong sprint over an outer turf course rated ‘good’ off […]

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Three Chimneys Reveals 2019 Fees, Topped By Gun Runner At $70,000

Three Chimneys has announced its 2019 stallion roster and fees, led by 2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner, who bred a full book of mares this year and whose fee remains unchanged at $70,000 LFS&N for his second season at stud. “We are very pleased at the performance of our stallions this past year, […]

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McGaughey, Janney Shooting For All Along Hat Trick At Laurel

Following a pair of optional claiming allowance races that Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey feels has her back on track, Stuart Janney III’s Grade 3-winning homebred My Impression returns to stakes company looking to give her connections a third straight victory in the $150,000 All Along, presented by Blackwell Real Estate, Saturday at Laurel […]

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Jockey Club Gold Cup: Turf-To-Dirt Contenders Include Good Samaritan, Highland Sky

A pair of graded stakes-running turf horses will appear on the dirt next weekend at Belmont Park, vying for a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic next month at Del Mar. Good Samaritan has won a Grade 2 on both the turf and the dirt, while Highland Sky was second in last year’s Grade 1 […]

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Ami’s Mesa Takes Fourth In A Row, Sets New Track Record In Presque Isle Masters

Ivan Dalos’ homebred Ami’s Mesa ran out a fourth consecutive victory in Monday’s Grade 2 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes, setting a new track record in the process. Ridden by Luis Contreras for trainer Josie Carroll, the 4-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa covered 6 1/2 furlongs over the Tapeta in 1:14.68, winning win by just […]

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Dead Heat Declared At Parx After Photo Finish Equipment ‘Malfunction’

A lengthy review of the finish in Sunday’s first race at Parx resulted in a ruling that Promise the Sky and Joywave had dead-heated for the victory. There is no official photo finish for the $7,500 claiming race, because, as noted in the chart on Equibase, there was a “malfunction” of the photo finish equipment. In […]

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Sky Mesa Colt Tops Colorado’s Silver Cup Yearling Sale

Two colts consigned by Menoken Farms of Montrose drew top bids of $31,000 and $30,000, respectively, to fetch top dollar at the Silver Cup Yearling Sale, hosted by the Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association on Aug. 5. Kim Oliver signed the $31,000 ticket for Magical Star, a Sky Mesa colt out of the Touch Gold mare […]

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