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‘Needed To Make A Change’: Courtlandt Removes Horses From Mark Hennig’s Care

Don and Donna Adam’s Courtlandt Farm has decided to remove its horses from the care of trainer Mark Hennig, reports the Daily Racing Form. Hennig has worked from Courtlandt since 2015, conditioning graded stakes winners Strike Charmer, My Miss Lilly, and Strike Power. “It’s nothing that Mark did or didn’t do, it just didn’t seem to […]

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Happy Farm Scores In Rescheduled Fall Highweight

M and A Racing’s Happy Farm, with Jorge Vargas, Jr. up for trainer Jason Servis, held off a late charge from Wonderful Light to capture Sunday’s rescheduled Grade 3, $200,000 Fall Highweight by three-quarters-of-a-length in the final stakes event of the Aqueduct Racetrack fall meet. Happy Farm, who made his stakes debut in the six […]

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Disco Partner Seeks Rebound In Friday’s Lucky Coin Stakes

Disco Partner will attempt to regain the winning thread on Friday when he heads a field of nine in the $100,000 Lucky Coin at Saratoga Race Course. The Lucky Coin is a 5 ½-furlong turf dash for 4-year-olds and up which have not won a stakes in 2019. It was carded the 10th race on […]

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Strike Power On Target For Grade 1 Vanderbilt, Bourbon War To Switch To Turf

Courtlandt Farms’ homebred graded stakes winner Strike Power breezed four furlongs in 47.82 seconds on the Saratoga main track on Saturday and remains on target for the Grade 1, $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt on July 27, trainer Mark Hennig said. A 4-year-old son of Speightstown out of graded stakes-placed mare Gold d’Oro by Medaglia d’Oro, Strike Power […]

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Whitmore Takes On Catalina Cruiser In True North Stakes

Grade 1-winner Whitmore and the returning Catalina Cruiser headline Friday’s Grade 2, $250,000 True North, a 6 ½-furlong sprint for 4-year-olds and upward at Belmont Park. Trained by Ron Moquett for owners Robert LaPenta, Southern Springs Stables and Head of Plains Partners, Whitmore broke through at the Grade 1 level in August at Saratoga Race […]

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Bourbon War Pointing For Peter Pan; Strike Power To True North

Trainer Mark Hennig could not have been more excited to get Strike Power back to the winner’s circle following an eight-month layoff. Owned by Courtlandt Farm, the 4-year-old son of Speightstown was victorious in a six-furlong allowance event on April 25 at Gulfstream Park – his first start since a distant ninth in the Better […]

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Strike Power, Mark Hennig Breathe Easier After Comeback Win

Courtlandt Farms’ Strike Power made a triumphant return from an eight-month layoff Thursday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., while scoring a dominating five-length victory in the Race 9 feature, a 6 ½-furlong optional claiming allowance. The Mark Hennig-trained 4-year-old son of Speightstown set sharp fractions of 22.37 and 44.51 seconds for the first […]

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Former Derby Contender Strike Power Back To Racing After Eight-Month Layoff

Courtlandt Farms’ Strike Power, a promising Triple Crown Prospect during the 2017-2018 Championship Meet, is set to make his first start in eight months in Thursday’s featured race at Gulfstream Park. The 4-year-old son of Speightstown is scheduled to face eight rivals in Race 9, a 6 ½-furlong optional claiming allowance. The Mark Hennig-trained colt […]

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Engage, Strike Power Among Seven Sophomores Sprinting In Amsterdam At Saratoga

Set to make his fourth start of the year, Woodford Racing’s Engage will face a contentious group of foes in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Amsterdam for 3-year-olds going 6 1/2 furlongs at Saratoga Race Course. One of four graded stakes races on the day, highlighted by the 55th running of the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim […]

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