Imprimis Chasing Elusive Shakertown, Woodford Double At Keeneland

Trainer Joe Orseno had a plan mapped out to get Breeze Easy’s Imprimis to the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on Nov. 2 at Santa Anita, “and so far he is cooperating,” Orseno said Friday morning. On Saturday, Imprimis will go postward in the $200,000 Woodford (G2) Presented by Keeneland Select and attempt […]

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Arnold Hopes To Add Morticia, Leinster To Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

Trainer Rusty Arnold already has one horse for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) in Susan and Jim Hill’s Totally Boss. In the next two weeks, he hopes to add two more. On Saturday morning, G. Watts Humphrey Jr.’s multiple stakes winner Morticia worked a half-mile on Keeneland’s main track in :48.80. On […]

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Bucchero Successfully Defends Woodford Title, Heads Back To Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

Ironhorse Racing’s Bucchero had not found the winner’s circle since last year’s running of the G2 Woodford, but still managed to repeat his triumph over the Keeneland lawn this Saturday. The 6-year-old son of Kantharos, favored at 3-1 in the wagering, had to go three-wide on the turn, hit the lead at the sixteenth pole […]

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Royal Ascot Runner Bucchero Targeting Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

While Indiana bred Bucchero remains in England until June 26 following his fifth-place finish in the King’s Stand Stakes (Grade I) on Tuesday at Royal Ascot, his trainer, Tim Glyshaw, is already mapping out a campaign for the Nov. 3 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (GI) held in his backyard at Churchill Downs. “We’re just so proud of our horse,” Glyshaw said. “We’re moving ahead […]

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Breeders’ Cup Mount ‘Like A Dream’ For Indiana’s De La Cruz

When horses enter the starting gate at Del Mar Saturday, Nov. 4 for the Grade I $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, the journey will mark a lifetime of work to reach that level for one jockey. Fernando De La Cruz, two-time leading jockey at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, will be making his Breeders’ […]

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Indiana-Bred Bucchero Shocks Woodford Field At 26-1

Ironhorse Racing Stable, their jockey and their horse got a first graded stakes win on Saturday at Keeneland when Bucchero captured the Grade 2 Woodford at odds of 26-1. The 5-year-old son of Kantharos and jockey Fernando De La Cruz set the pace in this race last year, but the pair were able to relax […]

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