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Snapper Sinclair Shines In Opening Day Tourist Mile At Kentucky Downs

Saturday in the richest race of the opening day of the RUNHAPPY meet at Kentucky Downs, the $749,000 Tourist Mile, Snapper Sinclair rallied to catch pacesetting Real Story in the shadow of the wire to score by a half-length, pushing his local record to two-for-two. In 2017 during his 2-year-old season, he won the Fasig-Tipton […]

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Silver Dust Denies Game Kukulkan In West Virginia Governor’s Stakes

Tom Durant’s Silver Dust (7-2) was determined in Saturday’s Grade 3 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes at Mountaineer, turning back several challenges from 3-1 favorite and Mexican Triple Crown winner Kukulkan to win by about a half-length on the wire. The 5-year-old Tapit gelding, ridden by Jack Gilligan for trainer Bret Calhoun, covered 1 1/16 miles […]

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Rated R Superstar Nails Snapper Sinclair In Essex Photo

Crystal Racing Enterprises and Cipriano Contreras’ Rated R Superstar, claimed for $62,500 at Churchill Downs in November, jumped up to win this Saturday’s $350,000 Essex Handicap at 14-1, defeating 5-1 chance Snapper Sinclair by a head in a photo finish. The 6-year-old son of Kodiak Kowboy, ridden by Walter De La Cruz for conditioner Contreras, […]

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‘Versatile, Gutsy’ Snapper Sinclair Ready To Make Noise In Tenacious Stakes

Best known for his narrow defeat earlier this year in the Grade II Risen Star at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Tenacious Stakes contender Snapper Sinclair has had his ups and downs during a nine-race career, but owner Jeff Bloom believes the 3-year-old son of City Zip can make some noise in the handicap […]

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Noble Indy Re-Rallies At The Rail To Capture Louisiana Derby

Mid-way through the stretch in Saturday’s Grade 2 Louisiana Derby, Noble Indy looked to be beaten as he was passed by Lone Sailor. Jockey John Velazquez helped the 3-year-old son of Take Charge Indy to dig just a little deeper, and he re-rallied at the rail to hit the wire a neck in front as […]

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La Ruta Al Kentucky Derby: Diez Tresañeros Por Los 100 Puntos Clasificatorios Del Louisiana Derby

Una verdad irrefutable: el potro que gane este sábado el Louisiana Derby (G2, $1,000,000) tendrá un cupo asegurado para el Kentucky Derby (G1). La carrera de 1800 metros que se disputará en el óvalo de Fair Grounds otorga 100 puntos al vencedor, y con su premiación se ha convertido en una de las preparatorias más […]

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Louisiana Derby: Asmussen Hoping For Great Things From Snapper Sinclair, Retirement Fund

Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen has received solid efforts from his 3-year-old contingent in the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ local preps on Churchill Downs’ Road to The Kentucky Derby but this time he hopes for a victory with one of the two that he has sent for the Grade 2 $1 million […]

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Equibase Analysis: Who Has The Advantage In Louisiana Derby?

The 105th running of the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby features the rematch between Bravazo and Snapper Sinclair, who battled head and head down the stretch five weeks ago in the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes, with Bravazo coming out on top by a nose and returning $42 for every $2 bet to win. […]

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Castellano To Pilot Star Guitar Colt Givemeaminit In Louisiana Derby

Trainer Dallas Stewart has always had a tremendous amount of confidence in Louisiana-bred Givemeaminit, and hopes that confidence will be rewarded in a big way when he runs in next Saturday’s Grade II $1 million Louisiana Derby Presented by TwinSpires.com (100-40-20-10). The Valene Stables-owned son of Star Guitar breezed a half-mile in 48.60 over the Fair Grounds Race Course […]

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Calumet’s Bravazo Takes Risen Star By A Nose Over Snapper Sinclair

None of the late-running colts could get to the leaders Bravazo and Snapper Sinclair down the lane in Saturday’s G2 Risen Star. That game pair of sophomores battled it out all the way to the wire, with Calumet’s homebred Bravazo just getting his nose down in front at odds of 21-1. Ridden by Miguel Mena […]

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