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Five Virginia-Bred Stakes Close Out ‘Racing Revival’ At Colonial Downs

Fittingly, it was the Virginia-breds who were in the focus Saturday night, the closing night of the Colonial Downs season. Dubbed the “Racing Revival,” the New Kent, Va. meet was the first in the Commonwealth in six years as well as the first under the management of the Colonial Downs Group, a subsidiary of Peninsula […]

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Apprentice Julio Correa Eyeing Leading Rider Title In Maryland

For the second straight year, the road to the Eclipse Award for champion apprentice jockey is winding its way through Maryland. Julio Correa, a 25-year-old native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, notched seven wins in the last four racing days to enter the final weekend of Laurel Park’s summer stand as its leading rider, having passed […]

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Racing Revival: First Card At Colonial Downs An ‘Unqualified Success’

With the call of “Riders Up” from Kate Tweedy Chenery, daughter of Secretariat’s owner, Penny Chenery, Thoroughbred racing in Virginia began a new era Thursday evening as Colonial Downs in New Kent, Va., opened racing for the first time in six years to enthusiastic crowds, racing luminaries and top flight racing from horsemen and jockeys […]

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First Winner For Spendthrift Farm’s Palace Comes At Delaware Park

D W Fitz dug in to win on debut on Delaware Park on July 24, becoming the first winner sired by Spendthrift Farm’s multiple Grade 1 winner Palace. Under jockey Trevor McCarthy, the bay colt prevailed as the post time favorite in the 5 1/2-furlong waver maiden claiming race by three-quarters of a length, stopping […]

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I’m So Fancy Leads All The Way In Winstar Matchmaker

The second choice at 9-5, Lael Stables’ I’m So Fancy took advantage of the small three-horse field in Saturday’s G3 Matchmaker Stakes at Monmouth. The 5-year-old daughter of Rajj went to the front and maintained a steady pace through the early stakes, saving just enough to fend off 1-5 favorite Competitionofideas by a head on […]

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Just Howard Fends Off Divisidero In Oceanport

Skeedattle Stable’s Just Howard made a determined bid to keep his head in front at the wire in Saturday’s Grade 3 Oceanport Stakes, delayed to a 6:00 p.m. post time by Monmouth Park management due to heat advisories in the area. The 5-year-old son of English Channel and jockey Trevor McCarthy fended off the late […]

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Eons Appreciates Extra Distance In Kent Stakes

Mark Grier’s Eons won the $200,000 Grade III Kent Stakes at Delaware Park today. With Trevor McCarthy aboard, the son of Giant’s Causeway won by a neck and returned $10.40 as the third choice in the field of seven. The even-money favorite, Award Winner with Corey Lanerie, finished second. It was another 3-lengths farther back […]

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‘Good To Be Home’: Feargal Lynch Returns A Winner At Laurel

Kaleem Shah Inc.’s Closer Look ($6.80), favored at 2-1 in a field of 12, cruised to a 4 ¾-length triumph in Race 7 Saturday to give journeyman Feargal Lynch his first win since returning to the Maryland circuit with Friday’s opening of the 43-day summer meet at Laurel. Lynch, a two-time meet titlist in Maryland […]

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Maryland Racing Moves To Laurel For The Summer, Highlighting Turf Course Action

Competitive racing and full fields over its world-class turf course mark the annual return of live racing to Laurel Park for its 43-day summer meet beginning Friday, May 31.   Coming off a Preakness Meet at Pimlico Race Course that saw wagering records set on both Black-Eyed Susan (G2) and Preakness (G1) days, May 17 […]

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McCarthy, Ness Atop Jockey, Trainer Standings As Pimlico Meet Ends

Trevor McCarthy continued his dominance of the jockey standings, and in the process helped trainer Jamie Ness to his first Maryland meet title in four years as the Preakness Meet at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md., closed with a special Memorial Day holiday program Monday. McCarthy, 25, finished the 12-day stand with 13 wins. It is […]

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