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Tax Spikes A Fever, Held Out Of Oklahoma Derby

Trainer Danny Gargan has scratched talented 3-year-old Tax from Sunday’s Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby, reports drf.com, because the colt developed a fever after shipping from New York to Remington Park. “He spiked a shipping temperature the day we got there,” Gargan said. “It came right back down [but] we decided to wait and do the right […]

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Mucho Gusto 8-5 Favorite In 11-Horse Oklahoma Derby Field

A stakes-laden 13-race program has been put together for Sunday, Sept. 29 at Remington Park, led by the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby. The derby will be the 12th race on the card that starts at 3pm-Central. Mucho Gusto, expected to arrive via Tex Sutton Equine Charter on Thursday morning at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, […]

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New York Derby Winner Bankit Joins Cast For Oklahoma Derby

The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby on Sunday, Sept. 29, continues to gain strength with the New York Derby winner Bankit likely joining a field that already includes top sophomores Long Range Toddy, Tax, Owendale and Mucho Gusto. All four of the latter horses have been winners among the top 3-year-olds racing in 2019. – […]

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Cairo Cat Joins Tax, Mucho Gusto, Owendale As Oklahoma Derby Contender

Cairo Cat, a Churchill Downs stakes winner, has been added to the list of horses likely to compete in the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby against Long Range Toddy, Tax, Mucho Gusto and Owendale. All four of the latter horses have been winners among the top sophomores racing in 2019. –       Long Range Toddy won the […]

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Mucho Gusto, Owendale Among Nominees For Oklahoma Derby

The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby will likely include many horses that hit the spotlight on the national level this year; top trainers from across the country are expected to send competitors for the race set for Sunday, Sept. 29. Among the contenders likely to vie for the top purse on the keystone day at […]

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Tacitus Draws Post Six, Tabbed As 5-2 Favorite For Runhappy Travers

R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s former claimer Tax and Juddmonte Farms regally bred Tacitus, the one-two finishers of the Grade 2 Jim Dandy presented by NYRA Bets, renew their rivalry on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course in the 150th running of Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers. […]

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‘Blossoming’ Tax, Distance-Bred Endorsed On Target For Travers

R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s Tax breezed a half-mile in a bullet 47.33 seconds on Friday morning in preparation for the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, slated for Saturday, August 24 at Saratoga Race Course. The 1 1/4-mile Travers is the centerpiece of a card featuring […]

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Bloodlines: Tax Soars From Maiden Claiming, Strong Family

Not many winners of the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga begin the racing careers in a claiming race, but this year’s winner did. Just like G1 Haskell winner Maximum Security (by New Year’s Day), Tax (Arch) made his debut in claiming company. Maximum Security had massacred his competition for maiden claiming $16,000 by […]

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Jim Dandy Top Two Tax, Tactitus Join Prospective Field For Travers

All was well with Tax following his second graded stakes victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga, where he broke on top and led the race into the first turn but was passed up by War of Will at the quarter-mile mark. Around the far turn, Tax was back in command and […]

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Tax Runs To His Workouts, Defeats Tacitus In Jim Dandy

R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s Tax had been touting himself in his morning workouts for the past month, including a recent 47.09-second half-mile as the bullet Saratoga work from 71 at the distance last Saturday. This weekend, the 3-year-old gelding delivered on that promise to win the […]

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