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Imperial Hint Gets A ‘Standing Ovation’ For Gritty Vosburgh Victory

A day after Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint battled back in the stretch to edge Firenze Fire by a nose in the Grade 1, $300,000 Vosburgh, winning trainer Luis Carvajal, Jr. said the color finally returned to his face. “My friend [and fellow trainer] Arnaud Delacour texted me to congratulate me and said, ‘Why do you […]

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Mitole Rebounds To Dominate Forego

His seven-race win streak may have come to an end last out when defeated in the Grade 1 Vanderbilt, but William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mitole got back on track this Saturday with a dominant performance in the Grade 1 Forego. The 4-year-old son of Eskendereya broke on top but settle just off the pace of […]

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Record-Setting Imperial Hint Joins NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

A jaw-dropping display of brilliance over one of the most storied venues in racing was enough to launch the pocket rocket that is Imperial Hint into a top-10 position in this week’s NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Trained by Luis Carvajal, Jr. for owner Raymond Mamone, Imperial Hint threw down an effort that stunned visually and […]

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‘It’s Amazing What This Animal Can Make You Feel’: Imperial Hint Earns 114 Beyer

Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint brought the Saratoga faithful to their feet with a jaw-dropping performance in Saturday’s Grade 1, $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap. Multiple Grade 1-winner Mitole and Strike Power tussled through a swift opening quarter-mile in 21.77 seconds, but when Hall of Famer Javier Castellano asked Imperial Hint to move, the 6-year-old son […]

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Poseidon’s Warrior Relocated To Darby Dan Farm

Grade 1 stakes winner Poseidon’s Warrior, sire of Grade 1-winning juvenile Firenze Fire, has joined the stallion roster at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington to stand the upcoming breeding season after relocating from Pleasant Acres Farm in Ocala, Fla., it was announced on Sunday. By emerging sire of sires Speightstown and bred on […]

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‘Little Horse With A Big, Big Heart’: Imperial Hint’s Connections Celebrate First Grade 1

Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint exited his 3 ¾-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 1, $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap in good order and has headed back to his home base at Parx Racing, said trainer Luis Carvajal, Jr. on Sunday morning. “He came out of it well and finished all his dinner. Everything is good,” said Carvajal. The Vanderbilt was the first […]

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Imperial Hint Cruises To Easy Vanderbilt Triumph

Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint made it look easy at 4-5 in Saturday’s Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt, cruising to a 3 3/4-length win without jockey Javier Castellano ever asking him to run. The 5-year-old son of Imperialism, trained by Luis Carvajal, Jr., clocked six furlongs over Saratoga’s fast main track in 1:09.98. “When he runs, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Haskell Invitational

The highlight of this weekend’s racing action is the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Sunday, led by juvenile champion Good Magic and Preakness runner-up Bravazo. Other Grade 1 races this weekend include the Vanderbilt, Bing Crosby, and Clement Hirsch. The Vanderbilt at Saratoga features talented sprinter Imperial Hint against Steve Asmussen trainee […]

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Belmont Park Live Airs Saturday And Sunday On MSG+, FOX Sports Regional Networks

Highlighted by Saturday’s coverage and analysis of three Grade 1 races – the $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, the $400,000 Beldame and the $350,000 Vosburgh – Belmont Park Live returns this weekend with shows on Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. ET on MSG+ and FOX Sports Regional Networks.   In the 41st running of the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, with an approximate […]

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Weekend Lineup: Trio Of Breeders’ Cup Berths On The Line

There are three “Win and You’re In” contests on this weekend’s loaded graded stakes schedule, two are on Sunday: the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park offers a Breeders’ Cup berth to the Classic, while the G1 Clement Hirsch at Del Mar offers the same to the Distaff. The G1 Bing Crosby on Saturday […]

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