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Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Jackpot Grows To $2,371,994 For Wednesday; Spice Is Nice Makes Impressive Debut For Pletcher

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the 32nd consecutive racing day of the 2019-2020 Championship Meet Sunday, producing a carryover jackpot of $2,371,994.66 for Wednesday’s program. Multiple tickets with all six winners Sunday were each worth $2,223.06. The Rainbow 6 jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with […]

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One-Eyed Fan Favorite Patch Will Be Retired To Old Friends

Fourteenth in the 2017 Kentucky Derby, Calumet Farm’s fan favorite Patch will be retiring to Lexington, Ky.’s Old Friends Farm this year. Park Equine Hospital announced the news on Facebook Thursday afternoon, stating that the 6-year-old son of Union Rags was getting checked out at the facility before his retirement. The one-eyed horse’s most notable […]

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It’s A Girl! Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming Sires First Foal

WinStar Farm’s Always Dreaming, winner of the 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), sired his first reported foal Jan. 6 when a filly was born at Delia Nash’s Dromingrove Farm. Bred by Nash, the filly is the third foal out of the stakes-placed Exchange Rate mare Lemon Liqueur. “She is very attractive just […]

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Prince Lucky Discharged, Will Continue Recovery At Payton Training Center

Prince Lucky has officially been discharged from the equine hospital, trainer Todd Pletcher reported on his Twitter account on Friday. The 5-year-old gelding underwent successful surgery to repair bilateral sesamoid fractures to his right-front leg in mid-December, and will continue his recovery at the Payton Training Center in Ocala, Fla. The two-time graded stakes winner […]

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Prince Lucky Diagnosed With Bilateral Sesamoid Fractures; Surgeon ‘Optimistic’ He Can Be Saved

Multiple graded stakes winner Prince Lucky will have surgery this week to repair bilateral sesamoid fractures in his right front ankle, trainer Todd Pletcher told the Daily Racing Form on Sunday morning. The 4-year-old gelding by Corinthian, the second choice in Saturday’s G3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park, was pulled up sharply by jockey […]

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Weekend Lineup: Solid Stakes Lineup At Gulfstream

This weekend’s graded stakes action is centered at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, with four stakes planned on the 11-race card. The highlight will be the G3 Harlan’s Holiday, featuring fan-favorite Bodexpress taking on Todd Pletcher trainee Prince Lucky and the hard-knocking War Story over 1 1/16 miles. Earlier on the card, the G3 Sugar Swirl […]

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Channel Cat Taking Cut In Distance For Grade 2 Fort Lauderdale

Calumet Farm’s multiple stakes-winning homebred Channel Cat will back up to his shortest distance in seven months with an eye on January’s Pegasus World Cup International Day program for his next start in Saturday’s Grade 2 Fort Lauderdale at Gulfstream Park. The 63rd running of the 1 1/8-mile Fort Lauderdale for 3-year-olds and up on the […]

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Fan Favorite Bodexpress Takes On Gulfstream-Loving Prince Lucky In Harlan’s Holiday

Daniel McConnell’s Prince Lucky, a back-to-back graded-stakes winner during the 2018-2019 Championship Meet, is prominent on the list of 16 nominations for the $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3), one of four graded stakes on the Dec. 14 program at Gulfstream Park. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Prince Lucky captured the Hal’s Hope (G3) prior to scoring a […]

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Derby Dreamin’: Pletcher Sends Two To Grade 2 Remsen

A field of nine juveniles will hope to garner qualifying points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby in the 106th edition of Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Remsen at Aqueduct Racetrack, which is the first of five local preps for the “Run for the Roses”. The main track event at the Big A offers 10-4-2-1 points […]

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Cigar Mile: True Timber Will Try To Go One Better, Bal Harbour Has Been ‘Holding Good Company’

Calumet Farm’s True Timber and Shadwell Stable’s Ajaaweed breezed in company on Saturday as the talented contingent for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin continued their preparation for the Cigar Mile Day card on December 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack. True Timber was the runner-up in last year’s Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile and will look to make the […]

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