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Sabercat hits the Delta Downs Jackpot

Sabercat powered home to win the Grade 3 Delta Downs Jackpot by four lengths over Basmati. Longview Drive finished third. Sabercat is a 2-year-old colt by Bluegrass Cat trained by Steve Asmussen for Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC. He was ridden to victory by Gerard Melancon. Sabercat covered the mile and one-sixteenth in 1:46.62 and returned $18.00, […]

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Asmussen reaches 6,000-win milestone on his birthday

Trainer Steve Asmussen celebrated his 46th birthday on Friday with a training milestone, when Basalt captured the first race on the evening card at Remington Park. Asmussen became the fifth trainer in North American racing history to reach 6,000 wins, reports Marty McGee in Daily Racing Form. Asmussen is easily the youngest trainer to hit […]

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Regally Ready is ready for next challenge

After Regally Ready’s dominant victory in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint on Saturday, trainer Steve Asmussen is mapping out a plan for his next race, according to Marty McGee in the Daily Racing Form. Those plans could include a workout at Churchill Downs as soon as Monday, Nov. 14 for Regally Ready. “We’ve […]

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My Miss Aurelia will head to California for 3-year-old campaign

The morning after My Miss Aurelia’s impressive win in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Churchill Downs, trainer Steve Asmussen said she would spend the winter at Santa Anita. The owners, a partnership of Stonestreet Stables and George Bolton, are based in California. In an extraordinary 2-year-old season, My Miss Aurelia added the Juvenile Fillies […]

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Regally Ready zips to victory in BC Turf Sprint

Regally Ready, confidently ridden by Corey Nakatani, streaked home to win the Grade 2 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Churchill Downs by a length and a half over late-running Country Day. Perfect Officer finished third, and Great Attack ran fourth. Regally Ready, a 4-year-old gelding by More Than Ready, is trained by Steve Asmussen for […]

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Asmussen could have big Breeders’ Cup contingent

Trainer Steve Asmussen, who won the 2007 Grade I Breeders’ Cup Classic with two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, has eight candidates for this year’s Breeders’ Cup Championship races and six of those horses worked on Monday over the main track at Churchill Downs.          Asmussen’s roster of potential Breeders’ Cup stars includes Stonestreet […]

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Belmont: Boys At Tosconova, Uptowncharlybrown square off in comeback race

The first race on Saturday’s Belmont card marks the return of three once-promising runners who have been away from racing for some time. Boys At Tosconova was last seen finishing second to Uncle Mo in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile last November at Churchill Downs.  Uptowncharlybrown hasn’t raced since the 2010 Belmont Stakes.  And Tapizar is […]

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Former Jim Dandy winner Kensei euthanized after injury

Press Release Kensei, winner of Saratoga ‘s Grade 2 Jim Dandy in 2009, was euthanized on Tuesday after breaking down during a gallop over the Belmont Park training track. Owned by Stonestreet Stables and trained by Steve Asmussen, the 5-year-old son of Mr. Greeley suffered a broken right front cannon bone, and was euthanized by […]

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Asmussen seeks to continue recent dominance of West Virginia Derby

Press Release If you check out the entries, you’ll see that trainer Steve Asmussen has a horse in this Saturday’s Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby. What’s new? Asmussen has sent a horse postward five times in the most recent six editions of the race. And he’s won it three times.       Real Dandy […]

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To Honor and Serve returns Monday in G2 Amsterdam

Press Release To Honor and Serve, a dual graded-stakes winner who was taken off the Triple Crown trail with a suspensory ligament injury, will make his return to the races in Monday’s Grade 2, $150,000 Amsterdam at Saratoga Race Course. The 6 ½-furlong Amsterdam for 3-year-olds will be To Honor and Serve’s first start in […]

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