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December 29, 2018

Mr. Buff Out-Muscles Twisted Tom In Alex M. Robb

Chester and Mary Broman's homebred Mr. Buff outmuscled Twisted Tom in a stirring stretch duel to capture Saturday's co-featured $100,000 Alex M. Robb at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by John Kimmel, Mr. Buff arrived at the 1 1/8-mile test for New York-bred stock on a 2-race win streak but in search of his first stakes score. […]

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Colonel Sharp, Isotope Overwhelm Favorites In Laurel Stakes

Rising Sun Racing Stables' Colonel Sharp earned a trip back to graded-stakes company by putting away one multiple stakes winner in favored Laki and holding off another in Ohio shipper Altissimo to register a head victory in Saturday's $100,000 Dave's Friend at Laurel Park. The six-furlong Dave's Friend for 3-year-olds and the $100,000 Thirty Eight […]

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Vision Perfect, Girls Know Best Prove Deserving Favorites In Gulfstream Stakes

Mr. Amore Stable's Vision Perfect was a blur as he streaked to a commanding victory in the $100,000 Janus Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The Janus kicked off the stakes portion of an 11-race card that featured six turf stakes, headlined by the $100,000 H. Allen Jerkens, a two-mile event honoring the memory of the legendary […]

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Fahan Mura Leads Gate-To-Wire In Robert J. Frankel

Bran Jam Stable and David Clark's Fahan Mura took the lead out of the gate and never relinquished it on Saturday, earning her first graded stakes win in the G3 Robert J. Frankel at Santa Anita Park. The 4-year-old daughter of English Channel, ridden by Edwin Maldonado for trainer Vladimir Cerin, covered nine furlongs over […]

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Marco Rubio says Major League Baseball can protect Cuban players with rule change

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says Major League Baseball can end the dangerous practice of Cuban athletes being trafficked through third-party countries by changing its own rules — and without dealing with the Cuban government. Rubio wrote on Twitter Saturday the major reason baseball players undergo such travel risks stems from a requirement athletes establish “fake” […]

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Espinoza Scheduled To Be Back Working Horses Next Saturday

Triple Crown-winning Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza is set to return to the saddle next week after recovering from major injuries in a training accident at Del Mar back on July 22. “We plan to work horses next Saturday,” said his agent, Brian Beach, on Saturday morning at Santa Anita Park. “We need to […]

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Accelerate ‘Maybe Better Than Ever’ In Latest Pegasus Work

At 6:30 Saturday morning at Santa Anita Park, with temperatures hovering above freezing, Accelerate turned on the heat with a five furlong move in 1:00.40 as the Horse of the Year contender moved a step closer to the final race of his career in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. […]

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Alwaysmining Doubles Up In Laurel’s Heft Stakes

Runnymede Racing's Alwaysmining, three weeks removed from his first career stakes win, overcame an inside post and a game favorite to his inside to register a gutsy 1 ½-length victory in Saturday's $100,000 Heft Stakes at Laurel Park. The Heft for 2-year-olds and the $100,000 Gin Talking for 2-year-old fillies, both at seven furlongs, were […]

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Japanese Filly Aerolithe Plans To Take On Pegasus World Cup Turf

The connections of Aerolithe, a Grade 1-winning filly in Japan, have made travel arrangements to Gulfstream Park to run in the inaugural $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1) Saturday Jan. 26, the richest turf race in North America. Aerolithe, winner of the NHK Mile Cup (G1) as a 3-year-old, has placed first or second […]

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