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Thunder Snow ‘Seems To Be Thriving’ At Saratoga Ahead Of Whitney

Godolphin’s multiple Group 1 winner Thunder Snow returned to the main track on Sunday for his last major work heading into Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Whitney Handicap. With exercise rider Walter Lynch up, the 5-year-old breezed seven furlongs in 1:27.31 to the delight of Tommy Burns, traveling assistant for conditioner Saeed bin Suroor. “He’s […]

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‘Popular’ Met Mile Hopeful Thunder Snow Can Give You Goosebumps, Connections Say

Two-time Dubai World Cup winner¬†Thunder Snow¬†stepped onto the main track at Belmont Park at 9 a.m. “as if he owned it” before embarking on an easy tour around the oval that picked up through the lane, with a solid gallop out, in preparation for Saturday’s Grade 1 Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap. “We’re all pleased with how […]

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Mind Your Biscuits ‘Perfect,’ Thunder Snow ‘Fresh’ Ahead Of Breeders’ Cup Engagements

With just two weeks until the Breeders’ Cup World Championships returns to Churchill Downs for a record-equaling ninth time, locally-based contenders Mind Your Biscuits, Seeking the Soul, Thunder Snow (IRE), Whitmore and Wonder Gadot logged their penultimate breezes for the Nov. 2-3 championship event on a chilly Friday morning beneath the historic Twin Spires. Mind […]

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Thunder Snow Has ‘Building Work’ At Churchill

In his quest toward the Breeders’ Cup Classic, Godolphin’s Thunder Snow had his first breeze since the Jockey Club Gold Cup on Saturday at Churchill Downs. The 4-year-old son of Helmet was officially given a time of 1:04 3/5 for five furlongs, but carried a solid pace throughout a one-mile workout, picking up a bit […]

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Connections ‘Excited’ For Thunder Snow’s Return To Dirt In Jockey Club Gold Cup

Initially arriving to Belmont Park on Friday, Godolphin Stable’s multiple graded stakes winner Thunder Snow cleared quarantine Sunday morning and visited the main track, where he put in a brief jog in preparation for a start in Saturday’s Grade 1, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup. “We’re happy with him,” said Tommy Burns, traveling manager for […]

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Dubai World Cup Winner Thunder Snow Arrives At Belmont For Gold Cup Bid

Godolphin’s Group 1 Dubai World Cup winner Thunder Snow has settled into the quarantine barn for his bid in next weekend’s Jockey Club Gold Cup. The 4-year-old Irish-bred Helmet colt arrived at Belmont from England around 3 a.m. Friday, where his training will be overseen by Tommy Burns, traveling manager to trainer Saeed bin Suroor. […]

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