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Fly So Pretty Completes Big Weekend For Casse In Stewart Manor

Tracy Farmer’s Fly So Pretty provided trainer Mark Casse a sweep of the weekend’s turf stakes with a last-to-first score in Sunday’s $100,000 Stewart Manor at Aqueduct Racetrack. Fly So Pretty, a homebred daughter of Sky Mesa, entered the six-furlong outer turf sprint for juvenile fillies from an off-the-board effort as the mutuel favorite in […]

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Spinaway Winner Perfect Alibi Headlines Friday’s Darley Alcibiades

Tracy Farmer’s Spinaway (G1) winner Perfect Alibi heads a field of 11 2-year-old fillies entered Tuesday for Friday’s 68th running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) on the first day of Keeneland’s Fall Meet. Contested at 1 1/16 miles over the main track, the Darley Alcibiades is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge race with the winner […]

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‘Nice And Relaxed’ Perfect Alibi Works Toward Darley Alcibiades

Tracy Farmer’s multiple graded-stakes winner Perfect Alibi breezed a half-mile in 49.05 on the Belmont main track Sunday under exercise rider Amy Mullen in preparation for the Grade 1, $400,000 Darley Alcibiades at 1 1/16-miles on October 4 at Keeneland. Trained by Mark Casse, Perfect Alibi was perfect in two starts at Saratoga, including a […]

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Perfect Alibi Rides The Rail To Spinaway Victory

Tracy Farmer’s Perfect Alibi needed no excuses in Sunday’s Grade 1 Spinaway, squeezing through at the rail to defeat 9-5 favorite Frank’s Rockette by 1 1/4 lengths on the wire. The 2-year-old Sky Mesa Filly, ridden by Irad Ortiz, Jr. for trainer Mark Casse, was recording her second straight win at Saratoga after a defeating […]

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Equine Advocates 18th Annual Saratoga Gala To Be Held August 1

Equine Advocates will throw its biggest party and fundraiser of the year on Thursday, August 1, at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs, NY. “Kentucky” is this year’s theme as Staci Hancock and Carol and Tracy Farmer will be Equine Advocates 2019 award recipients. Terry Finley, CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds and last year’s Safe […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Classic Win The Realization Of A Dream For Tracy Farmer

He’s Kentucky born and raised, but Tracy Farmer’s biggest racing successes have come in New York. There was Nick Zito-trained Albert the Great, a horse named for the late Albert Clay, a good friend of Farmer who bred the son of Grade 1 Kentucky Derby winner Go for Gin. Albert the Great won the G1 […]

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Bloodlines: Sir Winston Provides ‘Awesome’ Classic Win For ‘One Of The Great Stallion Resumes’

Sir Winston’s victory in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes on June 8 was the second success in a Triple Crown race for a son of Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and leading sire Awesome Again (by Deputy Minister). The other classic winner for Awesome Again here in the States was 2013 Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow, now […]

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Sir Winston Gives Casse A Second Classic In Belmont Stakes

An historic disqualification and a loose horse were the highlights of this year’s first two Triple Crown races, so racing fans were holding their collective breath as the field headed to the post for this Saturday’s Grade 1 Belmont Stakes. The third jewel provided no such theatrics, but did produce a 10-1 upset in the […]

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‘Grown Up’ Dream Maker Represents Friendly Competition In Tampa Bay Derby

On sultry summer evenings in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., it’s not unusual to see owners John C. Oxley, Charlotte Weber and Tracy Farmer sharing a table with trainer Mark Casse, reliving the day’s excitement and spinning yarns about the sport’s champions and colorful characters. No matter the outcome of Saturday’s Grade II, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa […]

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Our Braintrust Hopes To Outsmart Rivals In Grade 3 Withers, Collect Derby Points

After being purchased privately earlier this month, Our Braintrust will make his first start for new owner Gary Barber and trainer Mark Casse while also attempting to earn more Kentucky Derby qualifying points Saturday in the Grade 3, $250,000 Withers at Aqueduct Racetrack. Offering 10-4-2-1 qualifying points for the “Run for the Roses” on May […]

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