Ronald A. Brown’s Justin Front, racing first time off the claim, rolled to a front-running 1 ¼-length triumph Sunday at Laurel Park to give jockey Victor Carrasco his 1,000th career victory. Justin Front, a gelded 3-year-old son of Grade 1-winning millionaire Justin Phillip trained by Chris Englehart, ran seven furlongs in 1:26.10 over a muddy […]
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Idle since fourth in the Grade III Oklahoma Derby Sept. 29, Bob Baffert’s Santa Anita-based Mucho Gusto ran the race of his life in yesterday’s Grade I, $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream, winning by 4 ½ lengths while getting a mile and one eighth in 1:48.85. Ridden for the first time in […]
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The Funding Director for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, Ashton Moynihan passed away on Friday, Jan. 24 after battling cancer. A graduate of Sweet Briar College, Moynihan spent 15 years employed by Fasig-Tipton, selling stallion interests and scheduling yearling inspections. She took time off from her career to raise two daughters, Madison and Emory, before joining […]
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Elizabeth “Betty” Ranney Moran, a philanthropist who enjoyed great success as a Thoroughbred owner, breeder and consignor at major yearling sales as proprietor of Brushwood Stable, died on Thursday at the age of 89. Born to Claude J. and Frances Buck Ranney on Aug. 7, 1930, near Philadelphia in Bryn Mawr, Pa., Mrs. Moran was […]
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Five trainers inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame have strings this year at Oaklawn, including one whose rise to national prominence began more than 40 years ago in Hot Springs. Shug McGaughey has a division of horses at Oaklawn for the first time since 1985, when his major client was […]
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In what is sure to be a Hall of Fame career, trainer John Sadler has opted to keep the home fires burning as he wages a four-front war on Saturday. “We’ve got horses in a four different tracks today, Santa Anita, Gulfstream, Oaklawn Park and Golden Gate Fields,” said Sadler this morning from Barn 56 […]
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An incident in Friday’s ninth race at the Fair Grounds saw jockeys Jack Gilligan and Shaun Bridgmohan unseated and taken to the hospital. Bridgmohan was diagnosed with a pulled muscle in his groin, according to Fair Grounds chaplain Waverly Parsons on Facebook. According to a Facebook post by his father, Patrick Lawrence Gilligan, Jack Gilligan […]
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The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Charles E. Fipke will be presented with the E. P. Taylor Award of Merit and Harvey Warner will be presented with the Special Sovereign Award in recognition of their outstanding commitment to the Thoroughbred Industry in Canada. Selected by the Jockey Club of Canada’s Stewards, […]
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Kazushi Kimura left his native Japan with the hope of making an impression on the Canadian Thoroughbred racing scene. On Thursday night at Gulfstream Park in Florida, he managed to eclipse that goal. Hearing his name called as the recipient of the 2019 Eclipse Award as North America’s champion apprentice jockey was nowhere near the […]
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The fifth choice on the morning line at 8-1, Pegasus World Cup Turf entrant Sadler’s Joy may be a solid price play on Saturday afternoon. The 7-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy has been extremely sharp in his morning training, according to co-owner and breeder Lauren Woolcott, and he is coming off a confidence-building win in […]
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