Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose continued to dominate her division with a front-running performance in Friday’s first running of the $750,000 Saratoga Oaks, crossing the wire at 4 3/4 lengths clear of her nearest rival. The 3-year-old daughter of Twirling Candy set a mild pace and easily put away her four challengers in […]
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Amazing Vasilika, winner of a dozen races, including two Grade 1 stakes, since being claimed for $40,000 early last year, will seek to strengthen her bid for year-end national recognition when she carries highweight of 125 pounds Saturday versus eight talented rivals in the Grade II $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap at Del Mar. Also being […]
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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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Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s three-time graded stakes winner Concrete Rose will look to capture the first two legs of NYRA’s first-year Turf Tiara series as part of a talented six-horse field of 3-year-old fillies competing in the inaugural running of the $750,000 Saratoga Oaks Invitational on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. The Turf Triple, […]
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Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose was back to work on Saturday morning when posting her second breeze since a triumph in the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks Invitational. The Twirling Candy dark bay went a half-mile in 49.05 seconds over the turf course at Saratoga’s Oklahoma training track for trainer Rusty Arnold. The move […]
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Ashbrook Farm and BBN Racing’s Concrete Rose remains unbeaten in her sophomore campaign, running away with the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks by at least three lengths on the wire. The daughter of Twirling Candy rated just off the frontrunner and got first run on her in the stretch, completing the 1 1/4-mile distance over Belmont […]
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Multiple stakes winner Diamond Oops, back on dirt after two failed tries over turf, came with a steady run on the far outside to reel in pacesetting favorite Jalen Journey and edge clear late for a three-quarter-length victory in Saturday’s $250,000 Smile Sprint (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The Smile Sprint for 3-year-olds and up was […]
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John Oxley’s Moon Colony is continuing to train for the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational following a victory in the Grade 2 Penn Mile on June 1. The Belmont Derby is the first leg of the Turf Triple, showcasing 3-year-old turf runners, with the 10-furlong contest slated for Saturday, July 6 as part […]
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Marylou Whitney’s homebred Hard Legacy gave trainer Norm Casse the first graded stakes win of his young career on Saturday night at Churchill Downs, taking the G3 Regret field from gate to wire to triumph by just over a length. The 3-year-old daughter of Hard Spun, ridden by Julien Leparoux, completed nine furlongs over the […]
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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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