Stud Couet's 3-year-old Kentucky-bred filly Birdie Gold powered to a three-length victory over favored Soy Realidad (CHI) in Sunday's 1¼-mile $65,000 Gran Premio Pamplona (G1) at Hipodromo de Monterrico and earned an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1). The Breeders' Cup Challenge is an international series of 81 […]
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Jockey Frankie Dettori, who was forced to miss the Royal Ascot meeting last week due to an injured arm, will be sidelined longer than originally thought. Dettori's manager, Peter Burrell, told Press Association Sport on Monday that the rider would be out until the Newmarket July Festival (July 13-15) at the earliest. Dettori injured his arm in a […]
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Show season is in full swing and keeping horses healthy and happy is paramount to having a willing show partner. It's important to remember that biosecurity is something that should not be taken lightly, even while traveling. To keep your horse safe during show season, keep these tips in mind: Keep sick horses at home […]
There's a new 19-year-old kid in town. Top apprentice jockey Evin Roman was the story on Sunday at Santa Anita, as he notched his first career stakes win and fourth of the day aboard Jerry Hollendorfer's Street Surrender in the $75,000 Southern Truce Stakes. Sent from the gate, the 4-year-old Kentucky-bred filly by Street Boss […]
Bright-eyed at 4' 9”, she tacks a feathery 105 pounds. And, at 21 years of age, apprentice Laura Werner, a native of Stratford-upon-Avon, England, registered her first-ever Santa Anita win on Sunday aboard 26-1 longshot Night's Watch in Sunday's eighth race, a starter allowance, optional claimer for 3-year-olds and up. Head and head with El […]
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Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen will attempt to win the $100,000 Bashford Manor Presented by GE Appliances (Grade III) for an impressive fifth time when he saddles eye-catching eight-length maiden winner Copper Bullet against five others, including well-meant juveniles Mo Diddley and Ten City, in Friday night's 116th renewal of the six-furlong sprint for […]
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Sophie Ali, daughter of trainer Alnaz Ali, together with the support of Arlington International Racecourse, has organized the Summer Enrichment Program for the Backstretch, a once-a-month program for the children of families living and working on the backstretch. Ali, who spent two years working for a non-profit focusing on youths in need, moved to the […]
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What could be more fitting than running the American Stakes on the Fourth of July? Not much, which is why Santa Anita is on board patriotically and then some next Tuesday with the Grade III American Stakes for three-year-olds and up at a mile on turf. Dan Hendricks has a horse well-suited to the conditions […]
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Champion European trainer Aidan O'Brien may hold a strong hand in this year's Stars & Stripes Festival on Saturday, July 8, with as many as four contenders currently holding invites for the Grade 1, $1.2 million Belmont Derby and Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitationals, both for 3-year-olds at 1 ¼ miles on the […]
Preakness victor Cloud Computing breezed on Belmont's main track Sunday morning, covering a half-mile in :49.40 for trainer Chad Brown. According to drf.com, the 3-year-old son of Maclean's Music is being pointed to the July 29 G2 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga. “It was a maintenance work, just something to let him stretch his legs a […]
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