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Morley Moving Past ‘Bit Of A Flat Spot’ Between Aqueduct, New Orleans

Trainer Tom Morley, whose horses earned more than one million dollars in earnings for the fifth consecutive year after initially going out on his own in 2013, is once again splitting his time during the winter, heading two divisions between Aqueduct and Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. Returning to the Bayou after spending […]

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Carrick’s Connections Hoping For Firm Ground In Saturday’s Hollywood Derby

Among his many credentials, Nick Esler is a licensed trainer who this week served an advance man for his “best mate,” Tom Morley, and frequent employer Christophe Clement by bringing Carrick and Have At It in to Del Mar for Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Hollywood Derby. Carrick, trained by Morley for Donegal Racing, won the […]

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Ninety One Assault Looks ‘Competitive’ In Friday’s Mr. Sulu Stakes

Trainer Tom Morley is happy to bring two-time Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots winner Ninety One Assault back to the New Orleans oval for a crack at a stakes victory in Friday’s $50,000 Mr. Sulu Overnight Stakes, where he is the lukewarm 4-1 morning line favorite. Owned by Morley in partnership with Paul Braverman, […]

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‘Superb’ Secretariat Stakes Winner Carrick Takes On Elders In Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

Donegal Racing’s Grade 1 Secretariat winner Carrick exited his Saturday breeze at Belmont in fine fettle, said trainer Tom Morley, who confirmed Sunday morning that the 3-year-old Giant’s Causeway colt would make his next against older horses in the Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic on Saturday. Morley said he was satisfied with how Carrick […]

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Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: Getting The Tongue Over The Bit

In this month’s edition of How To Fix, we ask the experts for their thoughts on horses who habitually get their tongue over the bit. This can pose a particular challenge to riders and can also be a safety issue, as it removes a great deal of riders’ control during a busy time at the […]

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Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: Head Shyness In Horses

In this month’s edition of How To Fix, we ask the experts for their solutions to horses who are head shy. Head shy horses are sensitive to having their heads (particularly the poll or ears) touched, and will raise their heads, fly backwards, or employ other techniques to escape contact. This behavior can make them […]

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Phoenix Thoroughbreds Buys Ascot Runner-Up Pocket Dynamo, Targets Breeders’ Cup

Global investment fund Phoenix Thoroughbreds has acquired recent Royal Ascot Group 2-placed juvenile Pocket Dynamo and will aim the colt at the new Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint in addition to prestigious European races. “Pocket Dynamo showed brilliance when just missing by a nose in the five-furlong Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot, and we believe […]

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Across The Board With Andy Serling: Maggie Wolfendale-Morley

NYRA paddock analyst Maggie Wolfendale-Morley is this week’s guest on Across the Board with Andy Serling, now available for download. Wolfendale-Morley joined Serling on Friday morning April 6 at Aqueduct Racetrack to talk about her introduction to thoroughbred racing being born into a racing family and her journey to becoming a paddock analyst on nationally televised programs for […]

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International Traveler Cooptado Will Stretch Out In Distance Next Year

Trainer Tom Morley believes “the further the better” for Tenacious Stakes winner Cooptado (Arg), and plans on stretching him out to longer distances later next year. Meanwhile, Morley has his eyes set on the stakes program for older horses on the dirt at the Fair Grounds and mentioned that the $150,000 Gr. III Mineshaft Handicap on Feb. […]

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