Unbeaten Ancient Warrior is targeting a Feb. 2 first-level allowance sprint for his 3-year-old debut, Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said Sunday morning. Ancient Warrior was a front-running 4 ¼-length winner of his Nov. 23 career debut at Del Mar for Hollendorfer and breeder/owner Al Graziani, covering 6 furlongs in a sharp 1:09.72. Garth, […]
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Following Sunday’s win in the $104,200 Riley Allison Derby at Sunland Park, co-owner Michael Levinson is hoping Rowdy Yates will earn an invite to the $800,000 Saudi Derby on the Saudi Cup undercard next month. The 3-year-old son of Morning Line earned his fifth victory from eight starts in the Riley Allison, defeating his nearest […]
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The four stakes races on the Feb. 8 Festival Preview Day card at Tampa Bay Downs have attracted a total of 137 nominations, Stakes Coordinator Gerry Stanislawzyk announced today. Heading the card is the Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes, a “Road to the Kentucky Derby” prep race offering qualifying points to the top […]
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Following a successful renewal of the $4 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Championship Series presented by Runhappy, Gulfstream Park turns its attention to 3-year-olds as they begin the march toward the $1 million Florida Derby (G1). Inaugurated in 1952, the 1 1/8-mile Florida Derby has seen 44 starters go on to win a remarkable 59 […]
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Vanzzy, trained by Michael Pino for Smart Angle, will enter Aqueduct’s Grade 3 Withers off of a driving half-length score in the Display at Woodbine Racetrack. The Verrazano bay breezed a half-mile in 49.27 seconds on January 24 on the Parx main track in his third breeze back following the two-turn score over the Woodbine […]
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Salerno Stables’ War Stopper could parlay a maiden-breaking victory at fourth asking on January 11 at Aqueduct into his stakes debut, with trainer Rudy Rodriguez saying the Grade 3, $300,000 Gotham on March 7 could be the next target. War Stopper, who finished out of the money on turf in his first two starts, ran […]
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Bet down to 2-1 favoritism in Friday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn, Bill Parcells’ Three Technique wound up finishing second behind runaway leader Gold Street. According to horseracingnation.com, trainer Jeremiah Englehart was pleased with the colt’s runner-up performance over the muddy track, and is looking forward to continuing to stretch out the son of […]
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A longshot no more, trainer Peter Eurton’s Santa Anita-based Storm the Court was an overwhelming 147-51 selection as the nation’s Eclipse Award champion outstanding 2-year-old male, as announced Thursday night at the 49th annual Eclipse Awards gala held at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. By Court Vision, out of the Tejano Run mare My […]
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Despite wins over a sloppy surface in his last two starts and a muddy Oaklawn surface to contend with on Friday, Mike McCarty’s Gold Street was 10-1 on the tote board for the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes. The 3-year-old son of Street Boss was stretching out to a mile for the first time, but showed […]
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