Stormy Liberal, the two-time winner of the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, is scheduled to run in the $700,000, Grade 3 RUNHAPPY Turf Sprint, one of five graded stakes to be held at the upcoming RUNHAPPY Meet at Kentucky Downs. Kentucky Downs runs Aug. 31 and Sept. 5, 7, 8 and 12, with post time each […]
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Hronis Racing’s 4-year-old Higher Power, runaway winner of Saturday’s $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar, has surged to the No. 5 spot in the latest Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings, while Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s 4-year-old McKinzie, winner of the Whitney (G1), has retained the No. 1 position. Higher Power […]
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Prince Khalid Abdullah’s super mare Enable (GB) and Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor’s multiple Group 1- winning filly Magical (IRE) are slated to renew their rivalry on Thursday at York in the 1 ½-mile Darley Yorkshire Oaks (G1) during the York Ebor Festival. The Yorkshire Oaks winner will receive an automatic berth […]
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Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella provided an update on Omaha Beach and United, who have had recent setbacks due to illness. Plans for Omaha Beach to run in next Sunday’s Shared Belief Stakes were scuttled and United was scratched from Saturday’s Del Mar Handicap. “The good news is that his bloodwork looks good, which […]
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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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Santa Anita Park, which will play host to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships for a record 10th time on Nov. 1 & 2, will unveil a number of new patron amenities on Friday, Sept. 27, the start of a 23-day Autumn Meet in Arcadia, Calif. The areas, which are part of a $5 million capital […]
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Peter Brant’s champion turf mare Sistercharlie became the first repeat winner of the Grade 1 Beverly D. Stakes at Arlington this Saturday, dominating her rivals by about three lengths on the line. The 5-year-old Myboycharlie mare has won both of her starts this season, and in the process earned a return trip to defend her […]
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Turf sprints at Santa Anita Park will be scheduled for five and 5 1/2 furlongs this fall, according to drf.com, rather than holding races over 6 1/2 furlongs on the downhill turf course. A special backstretch chute is being constructed for the 5 1/2-furlong races; Santa Anita has never before held turf sprints at this […]
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