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11-Year-Old Millionaire Slim Shadey Pensioned To Old Friends

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement farm based in Georgetown, KY., today welcomed long-time turf hero Slim Shadey. The 11-year-old gelding was pensioned by current owner Michael Hui after a nine-year career. Slim Shadey made his final start on August 2 at Indiana Grand. A two-time graded-stakes winner, Slim Shadey was bred in Great Britain by […]

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Dozen Turf Marathoners In Arlington’s Stars And Stripes

Arklow, Nessy and Slim Shadey represent the class of Saturday’s $100,000 Grade III Stars and Stripes, a 1 1/2-mile turf event for 3-year-olds and upwards at Arlington International Racecourse. Twelve assemble for the grassy marathon, one of four graded stakes offered in the Ride to the Million, presented by Miller Lite on July 7. Donegal […]

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Hard Enough Wins Red Bank, Paco Lopez Wins Seven on Monmouth Card

Peace Sign Stable’s Hard Enough moved into contention three-wide around the far turn before grabbing the lead near the 1/8th pole and holding off the late charge of Winning Cause to capture the Grade 3 Red Bank Stakes at Monmouth Park by just under a length as jockey Paco Lopez booted home a record seven […]

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Jeranimo Takes on 10 in Saturday’s San Gabriel

Jeranimo, an 8-year-old warrior who banked $293,964 in 2013, heads a field of 11 older horses in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Gabriel Stakes at 1 1/8 miles on turf—a race the son of Congaree has won twice, in 2010 and in 2013. Trained by Mike Pender and owned by B.J. Wright and Robert LaPenta, […]

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Indy Point Hoping to Rebound in John Henry Turf Championship

Never a factor as the 5-2 favorite in the prestigious Grade I Arlington Million on Aug. 17, Argentine-bred Indy Point will try to make amends as he takes his place among a field of 14 in Sunday’s Grade II, $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship at 1 ¼ miles Sunday at Santa Anita. A multiple Group […]

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Slim Shadey Looking For Rebound in Whittingham

Triple Grade II winner Slim Shadey will seek his first victory over the Betfair Hollywood Park turf course in the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap Saturday. A Grade II at 1 ¼ miles, the Whittingham is the most lucrative of three – all on turf – stakes races to be offered Saturday. The others are […]

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Hot streak: Stevens sweeps weekend stakes at Santa Anita

With an eye-catching turn of foot, Purim’s Dancer and Gary Stevens burst through at the rail turning for home to take Sunday’s $75,000 Wishing Well Stakes for older fillies and mares by 3 1/4 lengths while covering   6 1/2 furlongs down Santa Anita’s hillside turf course in 1:12.25. Off as the third choice in the […]

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Photos of the Week: Gulfstream Park Recap 2.11.13

Racing at Gulfstream Park took center stage over the weekend as the Hallandale Beach, Florida, track played host to a total of five graded stakes races. Two Grade 1 races were on the card Saturday which featured the showdown between Animal Kingdom and Point of Entry in the Kitten’s Joy Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap, while […]

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Stevens gets first stakes win since comeback with G2 San Marcos

Like a shot out of a cannon, Slim Shadey and  Gary Stevens sprung out of post position 11 and seized command of Saturday’s Grade II, $150,000 San Marcos Stakes at Santa Anita and made every pole a winning one,  prevailing by one length over 7-2 favorite Interaction while getting 1 ¼ miles on turf in […]

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Stevens aboard Slim Shadey for G2 San Marcos

Slim Shadey, prepping for next Saturday’s Grade II San Marcos Stakes at 1 ¼ miles on turf, worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s main track today in 1:01 under Gary Stevens, who rides the English-bred son of Val Royal in the San Marcos. “He went well,” said Simon Callaghan, who also sent Robert J. Frankel […]

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