Aided by some unexpected early pace pressure to the eventual runner-up, heavily favored Vasilika came rolling from off the pace to take Monday's Grade III, $100,000 Megahertz Stakes by 1 ½ lengths under Flavien Prat. Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, Vasilika, a miracle $40,000 claim 11 starts back, got a mile over a Santa Anita turf […]
While Godolphin is promising healthy measures to assist its exercise riders, a company-wide notice requiring them to weigh below 67 kg (about 148 lbs) by February 1st is raising a lot of eyebrows. According to racingpost.com, Professional Jockeys Association senior nutritionist Dan Martin believes that the tight timeframe will encourage some riders to resort to the […]
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With a tremendous card coming in via simulcast from Gulfstream Park and a blockbuster 11-race program locally, Santa Anita has announced it will go with a special early first post time this Saturday, Jan. 26, of 11:30 a.m. Admission gates will open early in order to facilitate simulcast wagering at 9:30 a.m. and Early Bird […]
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The day before sending out Grade 1-placed millionaire Bravazo in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas will sign copies of a book about his life and career Friday at Gulfstream Park. Lukas will be available starting at 2 p.m. in the breezeway to sign ‘Sermon on […]
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After ten years operating as the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, the foremost all-breed equine rescue in the state has changed its name to Kentucky Equine Adoption Center (KyEAC). The farm, located in Nicholasville, Ky., on Catnip Hill Road, maintains the same mission of taking in horses from all over Kentucky that are in transition and […]
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Terry Arnold, a third-generation horseman with 35 years of farm management experience, has been hired as WinStar Farm's rehabilitation and breaking manager, the farm announced today. Arnold has been responsible for either breaking, training, rehabbing, or prepping such graded stakes winners as Alphabet Soup, Yes It's True, Clear Mandate, Larrier, Tareef, Tricky Creek, Benny the […]
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Millionaire Midnight Bisou will begin her 4-year-old campaign as the 3-5 favorite in Sunday's Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic, the richest race of the Sam Houston Race Park Thoroughbred meet. Post time is Sunday, January 27 at 1:15 pm (Central) for the Houston Racing Festival which also includes the Grade 3, $200,000 John B. […]
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In his last 21 races, Ashleyluvssugar has run in stakes 20 times, 16 against open company, winning six, including four Grade II events. Not too shabby for an eight-year-old California-bred gelding that might be long in the tooth but not short on class. On Saturday at Santa Anita Park, the son of Game Plan goes for […]
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The four-length winner of Saturday's G3 Lecomte Stakes was in good spirits on Sunday, trainer Mark Casse told drf.com. War of Will, a 3-year-old son of War Front, looked to have much more in the tank as he and jockey Tyler Gaffalione stopped the clock in 1:43.44 for 1 mile 70 yards. “He acts like he didn't […]
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Lake Lonely Racing's Backsideofthemoon will look to eclipse a talented field of seven when he returns to defend his crown in Saturday's $100,000 Jazil for 4-year-olds and up going 1 1/8-miles at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday. Trained by Leo O'Brien, the now 7-year-old son of Malibu Moon enjoyed the best year of his career in […]