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Battalion Runner, Cloud Computing Work Over Belmont Training Track Saturday

Kentucky Derby candidate Battalion Runner put in his penultimate breeze before the Run for the Roses on Saturday, working a half-mile in company timed in 49.11 seconds over the Belmont training track, according to drf.com. The sophomore son of Unbridled’s Song galloped out five furlongs in 1:02.43, and six furlongs in 1:16.25. His work had […]

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Farrell Easily Scores Fourth Stakes Win In A Row In Fair Grounds Oaks

Coffeepot Stables’ homebred Farrell was the facile winner of Saturday’s G2 Fair Grounds Oaks, cementing her spot in the starting gate for the Kentucky Oaks in five weeks’ time as she cruised under the wire 3 1/4 lengths in front of the field. The sophomore daughter of Malibu Moon has won her last four starts […]

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Arrogate ‘A Little Fresh’ On Return To Baffert’s Barn

Bob Baffert’s world champion Arrogate returned to his Santa Anita base at 12:12 p.m. looking amazingly fresh, considering he’d just come out of quarantine at Los Angeles International Airport following a roughly 20,000 mile round trip trek to Dubai, which resulted in a sensational 2 ¼ length win in last Saturday’s $10 million Dubai World […]

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‘The Greatest Horse I’ve Ever Seen’: Arrogate Misses The Break, Then Circles The Field In Dubai World Cup

It looked like a disaster at the start of Saturday’s $10 million Dubai World Cup as Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate was totally unprepared for the break, leaving the gates awkwardly and then bumped hard on both sides to find himself dead last in the 14-horse field. But veteran reinsman Mike Smith never panicked aboard the champion […]

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Dana Barnes And Her ‘Deal’ With Dubai World Cup Favorite Arrogate

There’s a reason that Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has kept assistant and exercise rider Dana Barnes in his employ for so many years, according to thoroughbredracing.com, and it’s not just because her husband, Jimmy, is the trainer’s top traveling assistant. Barnes has a particular talent for convincing excitable young Thoroughbreds to relax in […]

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Battalion Runner, Always Dreaming Work ‘Very Well’ At Palm Beach Downs

The Todd Pletcher-trained Always Dreaming (Bodemeister) and Battalion Runner (Unbridled’s Song), two well-regarded 3-year-olds who impressed in allowance races at the current Gulfstream Park Championship Meet, worked at Palm Beach Downs Saturday for possible engagements in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) April 1. MeB Racing Stables, Viola Racing Stables, and St. Elias Stables’ […]

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Arrogate ‘Looked Fantastic’ In Sunday Breeze, Leaves For Dubai Monday

The highest-rated horse in the world, Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate had his final work at Santa Anita on Sunday, before he loads on to a plane for the United Arab Emirates on Monday. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song worked seven furlongs under regular work rider Martin Garcia in 1:25 2/5, out-finishing workmate Cat Burglar at […]

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Battalion Runner Headed To Florida Derby, Benefits From ‘Added Time Between Races’

St. Elias Stable’s Battalion Runner, a promising 3-year-old who has yet to be tested in stakes company, continued his march to the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) by working six furlongs Saturday at Palm Beach Downs. Under exercise rider Nick Bush, the Todd Pletcher-trained Battalion Runner worked in company with Vees Boy. They were […]

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Arrogate ‘Worked Great Again’ In Preparation For Dubai World Cup

Longines World’s Best Racehorse and Pegasus World Cup Champion Arrogate made another step toward his expected start in the Mar. 28 Dubai World Cup Sunday morning, breezing seven furlongs at Santa Anita under regular work rider Martin Garcia. According to bloodhorse.com, the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song was clocked in 1:24 for the distance, and […]

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Bird Song Confidently Handled In Fred W. Hooper Win

Marylou Whitney Stables’ homebred Bird Song was very confidently handled by jockey Julien Leparoux to score his third win on the afternoon, capturing the G3 Fred W. Hooper Stakes by two lengths on Saturday. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song covered one mile on Gulfstream’s main track in 1:36.07 for trainer Ian Wilkes, capturing the […]

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