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Bloodlines: Fillies By Medaglia d’Oro Cement His Future As Top Broodmare Sire

With her victory in the Chandelier Stakes at Santa Anita on Sept. 26, Songbird (by Medaglia d’Oro) won her third race without a defeat and her second Grade 1, following the Del Mar Debutante. Her time of 1:43.79 was 1.1 seconds faster than the colt Nyquist ran in winning the G1 Frontrunner earlier on the […]

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Photos Of The Week: Soaring To New Heights

The countdown to the Breeders’ Cup got underway over the weekend as both Belmont Park and Santa Anita hosted several major prep races. At Belmont Park, Wedding Toast showed that she will be a force to be reckoned with in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff when she turned in a sharp front-running performance to win the G1 Beldame Stakes. Out […]

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Songbird Soars To Victory In Chandelier

Fox Hill Farms’ Songbird remained unbeaten in three romping starts with a wire-to-wire score in Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Chandelier Stakes at Santa Anita Park. The talented Jerry Hollendorfer trainee was stretching out to two turns for the first time after breaking her maiden July 26 by 6 1/2 lengths, then taking the G1 Del […]

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Songbird, Nyquist Attempt To Remain Undefeated In G1 Chandelier, FrontRunner

Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s undefeated Songbird will face Bob Baffert’s Pretty N Cool as well as Doug O’Neill’s Land Over Sea among a field of nine 2-year-old fillies Saturday in the Grade I, $300,000 Chandelier Stakes at going 1 1/16 miles. Songbird, owned by Fox Hill Farms, will be seeking her third win in a row. […]

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Photos Of The Week: Fillies Taking Flight

Six years ago, the 3-year-old filly Rachel Alexandra conquered Saratoga with an historic victory against older males in the Grade 1 Woodward Stakes. It was the race that clinched her title as Horse of the Year. On Saturday, Rachel Alexandra’s 2-year-old filly by Bernardini, named Rachel’s Valentina, rolled to her second straight victory at Saratoga, […]

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Songbird Exits Debutante Score Well, Chandelier Likely Next

Songbird, the impressive winner of Saturday’s Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Debutante came out of the race fine, as did stablemates Stays In Vegas (fifth) and Surfside Tiara (7th), Dan Ward, assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, said Sunday morning. They’ll all be departing soon for Santa Anita where Songbird will be prepared […]

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