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Woodbine Mile Distance Should Suit Deauville As He Turns Back From Arlington Million

Deauville and Lancaster Bomber, both trained by Aidan O’Brien, enjoyed an easy canter over the Woodbine Tapeta ahead of their start in Saturday’s Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ event boasting an $800,000 purse. “They went very good. Really, they’re just stretching their legs. They’ve done all their work before they […]

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Keeneland Septiembre: Tapit Y War Front Con Siete De Los Ocho Yearlings Sobre El Millón De Dólares

La primera semana de la emblemática temporada de ventas de yearlings de Keeneland arrancó a todo vapor, en parte gracias a un cambio en el formato de la misma, en el que se le dio un carácter más elitesco al Libro 1, que ahora ofreció un lote muy selecto de purasangres. El primer día, lunes […]

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Tapit, War Front Shine At Keeneland September Opener

Keeneland September’s opening night saw eight horses bring $1 million or more, with War Front and Tapit emerging the stars of the session, accounting for all but one of those seven-figure yearlings amongst a generally strong session. Keeneland changed the format of the early part of the sale this year as compared to 2016, when […]

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Cambodia Makes It Two In A Row At Del Mar In John C. Mabee

Don Robinson’s Winter Quarter Farm homebred Cambodia took her second graded stake in a row at Del Mar on Saturday, storming to the lead around the far turn and racing gamely down the stretch to win the Grade 2 John C. Mabee Stakes by three-quarters of a length. It is also her third graded victory […]

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Editorial, Half-Brother To Uncle Mo, To Stand For Climax Stallions In 2018

Editorial, a 3-year-old half-brother to super-sire Uncle Mo, by sire of sires War Front, has been acquired by Climax Stallions and will stand in North America for the 2018 breeding season. From an exceptional family, Editorial retires from racing with a 1-1- 0 record out of 2 starts. Climax Stallions, who syndicate each of their […]

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Kentucky Downs Juvenile Renamed Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase Juvenile

Kentucky Downs’ $350,000 2-year-old stakes has been renamed the Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase Juvenile. The change reflects its sponsorship by the internationally prominent Fasig-Tipton sales company that on Sept. 10 is launching its inaugural Turf Showcase auction of selected yearlings for horses with turf appeal. The Turf Showcase, Presented by Woodbine, begins at 4 p.m. at […]

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Cambodia Digs In For Yellow Ribbon Score

Winter Quarter Farm’s Cambodia had to dig in for the final 100 yards of Saturday’s G2 Yellow Ribbon Handicap, but was able to hold off the fast-closing Pretty Girl by three-quarters of a length to earn her second graded stakes victory. Guided by Drayden Van Dyke for trainer Tom Proctor, the 5-year-old daughter of War […]

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Avenge Returns To Face A Field Of Seven In G2 Yellow Ribbon

Avenge returns to the track where she recorded two wins last year as the likely favorite in a field of eight for Saturday’s Grade II $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap. Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella conditions and Flavien Prat rides the 5-year-old daughter of War Front for owner Ramona S. Bass in the 1 1/16th […]

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Roly Poly On The Lead For Falmouth Stakes Domination

Roly Poly dominated from the front in the Group 1 Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket. Aidan O’Brien’s filly won the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes on the corresponding card 12 months ago, and the filly, a Kentucky-bred daughter of War Front out of the four-time Group 1 winning Galileo mare Misty For Me, filled the runner-up […]

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Aidan O’Brien Considering Four-Strong Contingent For Belmont’s Stars & Stripes Festival

Champion European trainer Aidan O’Brien may hold a strong hand in this year’s Stars & Stripes Festival on Saturday, July 8, with as many as four contenders currently holding invites for the Grade 1, $1.2 million Belmont Derby and Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitationals, both for 3-year-olds at 1 ¼ miles on the […]

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