Trainer Brad Cox indicated this morning that Rupp Racing’s Owendale is on target for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers after his four-furlong workout over the Churchill Downs surface that went in 48.80 seconds on Saturday. The 3-year-old son of Into Mischief will arrive at Saratoga on Tuesday, and will gallop over the track […]
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The Ellwood Johnston Trust and Timmy Time Racing’s Acclimate grabbed the lead at the start of Saturday’s Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap and was able to hold it all the way to the wire, out-lasting the late-running Oscar Dominguez by a length on the wire. The 5-year-old California-bred son of Acclamation, ridden by Florent Geroux […]
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Trainer Carla Gaines was a bundle of emotions following the victory by Bolo, at odds of 33-1, in the Shoemaker Mile on May 27 at Santa Anita. And why not? A seven-year-old gelding, in his second start off a nearly two-year layoff, won a Grade I stakes that had, coincidentally, been the departure point for […]
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The French based trainer Fabrice Chappet will be looking to make a splash in his first visit to the Grade I Arlington Million held Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse in Arlington Heights, Ill. Chappet will saddle Intellogent, a 4-year-old Irish-bred colt by Intello. The Million is a Win and You’re In Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series […]
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When he put in the claim slip for Factor This a year ago at Saratoga, trainer Brad Cox did so believing there was stakes-winning potential within the colt that just needed the right scenario to surface. Even after watching the 4-year-old drop his first three starts for his new connections, Cox still saw enough intangibles […]
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French-born jockeys Flavien Prat and Julien Leparoux will be at opposite ends of the country from their home bases on Saturday aboard two of the best female runners in America. Prat will be at Saratoga to ride Bellafina in the Test Stakes on Saturday while Leparoux will be here for the assignment on Vasilika in the Grade […]
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Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Juliet Foxtrot remained undefeated in the United States while winning her first graded stakes, capturing Saturday’s Grade 3 Modesty Handicap at Arlington Park on Million Preview Day at the suburban Chicago racetrack. Ridden by Florent Geroux, Juliet Foxtrot went wire to wire, covering the 1 3/16 miles on firm turf in 1:54.00. […]
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Rupp Racing’s Owendale, most recently third in the G1 Preakness Stakes, returned to earn his second graded stakes triumph in Saturday’s G3 Ohio Derby at Thistledown. The 1-2 favorite had to work harder than his odds might have suggested, but Owendale and Florent Geroux were able to turn back 5-1 chance Math Wizard by a […]
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Florent Geroux, rider of 2018 champion filly Monomoy Girl and 2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner, will stay in Kentucky this summer in another sign of the increasing quality of racing and enhanced purses offered at Ellis Park. Also new to the Ellis Park jockey colony: ✦ Tyler Baze, long a California mainstay and […]
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Arklow will look to follow a similar training pattern that resulted in a runner-up effort in last month’s Grade 1 Man o’ War as he heads into Friday’s Grade 2, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational. Listed as the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the nine-horse field, Arklow will be running on Belmont’s Widener turf for the first […]
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