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Dixie Moon Eclipses Wonder Gadot In Woodbine Oaks

Dixie Moon, sent off as the second choice at 3-1, held off the late surge of odds-on favourite Wonder Gadot to prevail by a head in Saturday’s $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented By Budweiser at Woodbine Racetrack. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips and ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Dixie Moon had pressed the pace of Fairy Hill […]

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Woodbine Oaks Kicks Off Canadian Triple Tiara; Wonder Gadot Favored

Wonder Gadot, who has been holding her own against the best of her set south of the border, returns to friendlier confines on Saturday for the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented By Budweiser. The Woodbine Oaks, a 1 1/8 mile race for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies, attracted a field of five and will go as the 11th […]

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‘More Than You Would Ever Expect’: Cox Relishes Monomoy Girl’s Oaks Triumph

Trainer Brad Cox had the blanket of lilies proudly displayed outside his barn and was a popular person among media and well-wishers Saturday morning at Churchill Downs, less than 12 hours after winning the biggest race of his career with Monomoy Girl in the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (Grade I). Cox reported that Monomoy Girl and her two less heralded […]

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Monomoy Girl All Heart In Kentucky Oaks

She gave trainer Brad Cox the first Grade 1 win of his career in the Ashland last month, and doubled up on the first Friday in May to give him a first Classic victory in the Longines Kentucky Oaks. Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ Monomoy Girl had to dig down […]

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Sassy Sienna Gives Cox Another Oaks Contender With Fantasy Victory

The bridesmaid became the bride Friday when Medallion Racing and Jerry McClanahan’s Sassy Sienna got up late to win the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) after a second and third in the earlier prep races this season at Oaklawn. “She’s a tough filly,” trainer Brad Cox said. “She’s shown us a lot from the get go. On to […]

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Claimed In February, Chocolate Martini Surprises At 13-1 In Fair Grounds Oaks

She broke her maiden for a tag of $15,000 in January of this year, and was claimed for $30,000 in her next start. On Saturday, Chocolate Martini was the 13-1 surprise winner of the Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks, earning 100 points and a spot in the starting gate on the first Friday in May. […]

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Classy Act Favored In Wide Open Fair Grounds Oaks

A wide open nine-horse field of 3-year-old fillies will assemble on Saturday for the final local prep on Churchill Downs’ Road To The Kentucky Oaks – the Gr. II $400,000 TwinSpires.com Fair Grounds Oaks, which awards the Top 4 finishers points on a 100-40-20-10 scale. Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ clocker and odds maker Mike Diliberto […]

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Wonder Gadot ‘In Great Shape,’ Could Return In Fair Grounds Oaks

Grade II Rachel Alexandra Stakes third-place finisher Wonder Gadot could return to action in the Gr. II $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (100-40-20-10) on Mar. 24 according to trainer Mark Casse’s assistant David Carroll. “Mark and (Owner) Mr. (Gary) Barber will talk about that,” Carroll said. “I think a lot depends on what (Rachel Alexandra winner) Monomoy Girl […]

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Wonder Gadot, Monomoy Girl Headline Talented Field Of Eight In G2 Rachel Alexandra

A field of eight 3-year-old fillies will face off in the Grade II $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes, a mile-and-a-sixteenth event on the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots main track which is the second of three local preps on Churchill Downs Road To The Kentucky Oaks and awards the Top 4 finishers points according to […]

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Heavenly Love, Wonder Gadot Training ‘Forwardly’ For Rachel Alexandra

Trainer Mark Casse’s two contenders for the Gr. II $200,000 Rachel Alexandra – Wonder Gadot and Heavenly Love – turned in half-mile works over the Fair Grounds main track on Friday morning, which were their final serious preparations for the mile-and-a-sixteenth event. Casse’s assistant trainer David Carroll sent Wonder Gadot to the track first set. The last out runner-up to Stronger […]

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