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Pletcher Plans Another Start Before Derby For ‘Improving’ Tapwrit

After winning the 37th edition of the Grade II, $350,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby on Saturday, 3-year-old Tapwrit returned to his Palm Beach Downs base in Delray Beach and ate a hearty dinner, exhibiting all the signs of a Thoroughbred discovering how fun it is to compete and win. “He was bright and alert […]

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No Dozing Will Try To Make Amends In Tampa Bay Derby

After watching No Dozing breeze five furlongs at Tampa Bay Downs this morning with his wife Leigh in the irons, trainer Arnaud Delacour pronounced the 3-year-old colt a likely starter for Saturday’s Grade II, $350,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby. “Everything needs to go well between now and then, but we’re happy with where we’re […]

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McCraken, Classic Empire Lead Tampa Bay Derby Nominations

McCraken, the unbeaten colt who sits atop Thoroughbred racing’s 3-year-old rankings following his record-shattering victory here in the Grade III Sam F. Davis Stakes on Feb. 11, heads a group of 46 sophomores nominated to the 37th renewal of the Grade II, $350,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby on March 11 at Tampa Bay Downs. […]

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McCraken Makes It Three In A Row With Kentucky Jockey Club Victory

Whitham Thoroughbreds appear to have a promising juvenile on their hands, as they watched their Ian Wilkes-trained McCraken streak to his third consecutive victory in Saturday’s G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, earning the colt his first 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Rallying from near the rear of the 12-horse field under […]

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