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Liguria, Turn On The Jets Shine at Del Mar

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
Liguria shipped west to win the Jimmy Durante Stakes (G3T) for trainer Chad Brown while local contender Turn On The Jets took the Stormy Liberal Stakes for Phil D'Amato.

Group 2 Winner Malavath Brings €3.2 Million at Arqana

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
A blizzard of seven-figure bids blew around an icy Deauville Dec. 3 as seven lots brought €1,000,0000 or more during a drama-filled session at the Arqana Breeding Stock Sale. 

Renovation Complete of Belmont Pony Track With Tapeta

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
NYRA announced Dec. 3 the successful installation of a Tapeta Footings synthetic surface at the Belmont Park pony track. The renovation of the pony track is an element of the ongoing campaign to modernize the Belmont Park facility.

Speaking Scout Does The Talking in Hollywood Derby

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
After a close defeat when second in the Twilight Derby (G2T) earlier this fall in Southern California, Speaking Scout did one better in the $400,000 Hollywood Derby (G1T) at Del Mar Dec. 3, defeating Spycatcher and Wit.

Super Chow, Dorth Vader in Forceful Tampa Stakes Wins

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
A little over a month after scoring an explosive victory in the Bowman Mill Stakes during the Keeneland fall meet, jockey Chantal Sutherland and Super Chow did it again in the $50,000 Inaugural Stakes Dec. 3 at Tampa Bay Downs.

Dr B Captures Go For Wand for Record-Setting Ortiz Jr.

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. secured a record 77th stakes win in a single season in North America when he guided Dr B to an easy victory in the Go for Wand Stakes (G3) for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up Dec. 3 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

Dubyuhnell Outduels Arctic Arrogance in Sloppy Remsen

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
In partnership with e Five Racing, Stonestreet Farm had an elite juvenile in 2017 with Good Magic, that year's champion 2-year-old male. Wth West Paces Racing, Stonestreet now owns one of his best sons, Dubyuhnell, winner of the Remsen (G2).

Julia Shining Lives Up to Expectations in Demoiselle

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
Coming from off the pace Dec. 3 at Aqueduct Racetrack, Julia Shining fought through the sloppy main track to take the Demoiselle Stakes (G2) two years after her older sister Malathaat.

Wakanaka Out of Matriarch Due to EHV-1 Precautions

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
The California Horse Racing Board announced Dec. 3 that Matriarch (G1T) entrant Wakanaka will not be allowed to compete in the Dec. 4 race at Del Mar.

Mind Control Bows Out With Determined Cigar Mile Score

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
The 6-year-old son of Stay Thirsty eked out the win over Get Her Number and White Abarrio in a photo finish that put his sheer determination and heart on display in the final start of his career.

Desormeaux Cleared to Ride at Santa Anita Meet

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux will be permitted to ride at all 1/ST Racing tracks, including Santa Anita Park, according to a statement released by the company Dec. 2.

HPBA of Alberta Announces 2023 Incentive Programs

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
The Horseman's Benevolent & Protective Association of Alberta has announced the following programs to eligible participants in 2023, including the Alberta-bred program, Alberta-sired program, and the mare incentive purchase program.

EHV-1 Exposure Threat Quarantines More Churchill Barns

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
As a result of elevated risk from potential indirect transmission, barns 36 and 38 have been placed under quarantine to restrict those horses from having contact with the general population amid six cases of EHV-1 at Churchill Downs.

Judge Sanctions Lawyers in Keeneland Radiograph Case

Blood-Horse - 1 hour 42 min ago
A Lexington judge ordered sanctions against two lawyers she found lacked a reasonable basis to continue prosecution of a purported class action based on veterinarians' admitted falsification of radiograph dates for equine sales at Keeneland.

Speaking Scout resultó la sorpresa en el Hollywood Derby G1

Daily Racing Form - 2 hours 4 min ago
En un final en el que la separación del primero al último fue de apenas cinco cuerpos, el zaino Speaking Scout atropelló a tiempo para llevarse los honores en el Hollywood Derby (G1, $400,000), importante competencia para tresañeros disputada en distancia de 1 1/8 millas sobre grama en Del Mar.

Rainbow pick six at Del Mar has $513,149 carryover for Sunday

Daily Racing Form - 2 hours 20 min ago
The 20-cent Rainbow pick six begins at Del Mar on Sunday with a carryover of $513,149 from Saturday’s program.

Passarando goes the distance in Gold Rush Stakes

Daily Racing Form - 2 hours 26 min ago
After finishing a well-beaten second behind Clovisconnection in the $66,200 Golden Nugget Stakes at six furlongs at Golden Gate Fields on Nov. 12, Passarando started at a mile for the first time in Saturday’s $77,250 Gold Rush Stakes at Golden Gate Fields. The 2-year-old gelding handled his first start around two turns without difficulty, closing from ninth in a field of 10 to win by 1 1/4 lengths over 65-1 Chase the Chaos

Speaking Scout's rally pays off in Hollywood Derby

Daily Racing Form - 2 hours 42 min ago
A disappointment in late October, Speaking Scout was the star 3-year-old at Del Mar on Saturday, closing from ninth to win his Grade 1 debut in the $402,500 Hollywood Derby.

Liguria pasó de viaje y liquidó a su favor el Jimmy Durante Stakes G3

Daily Racing Form - 2 hours 57 min ago
Liguria emprendió un sostenido remate desde la curva lejana y dio fácil cuenta de sus rivales en plena recta final para imponerse en el Jimmy Durante S. (G3, $100,000), carrera de una milla sobre grama para potrancas dosañeras que se disputó el sábado en Del Mar.

Speaking Scout Pounces Late to Capture Hollywood Derby

Thoroughbred Daily News - 3 hours 19 min ago

Speaking Scout came running late to upset the GI Hollywood Derby Saturday at Del Mar. Cold on the board at 8-1, the gelding broke well from the 10-hole, but was content to race near the back as longshot Evan Harlan (Temple City) carved out opening splits of :24.51 and :49.86. Asked for more approaching the far turn, the bay launched a powerful four-wide rally in the lane, forging clear late to score. Spycatcher held second over Wit.

Fourth in both the GIII Kent S. and Bald Eagle Derby this summer, Speaking Scout could only manage seventh in the GIII Dueling Grounds Derby Sept. 5. A decisive winner of the Hawthorne Derby Oct. 1, he came up a half-length short of Cabo Spirit last out in the GII Twilight Derby at Santa Anita Oct. 29.

Pedigree Notes:

Speaking Scout is the second Grade I winner and fifth graded scorer for Mr Speaker. A daughter of SW It's Over, SP Miss Scout failed to get in foal to Cross Traffic for 2020, but had a Laugh Track filly in 2021. She did not get in foal to Runaway Ghost for 2022 and was bred back to that stallion this year.

Saturday, Del Mar
HOLLYWOOD DERBY-GI, $402,500, Del Mar, 12-3, 3yo, 1 1/8mT, 1:49.34, fm.
1–SPEAKING SCOUT, 122, g, 3, by Mr Speaker
               1st Dam: Miss Scout (SP), by Pleasant Tap
               2nd Dam: It's Over, by Stop the Music
               3rd Dam: Terminal Blush, by Silent Screen
1ST GRADED STAKES WIN, 1ST GRADE I WIN. ($10,000 Wlg
'19 KEENOV; $3,000 Ylg '20 OBSOCT). O-Eclipse
Thoroughbred Partners; B-Mike Abraham (KY); T-H. Graham
Motion; J-Juan J. Hernandez. $240,000. Lifetime Record:
14-4-4-0, $500,668. Werk Nick Rating: A.
Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree
or the free Equineline.com catalogue-style pedigree.
2–Spycatcher, 122, c, 3, Noble Mission (GB)–Monique's
Candy, by Candy Ride (Arg). 1ST G1 BLACK TYPE. ($220,000
2yo '21 OBSAPR). O-Muir Hut Stables, LLC; B-St. Elias
Stables, LLC (KY); T-Mark Glatt. $80,000.
3–Wit, 122, c, 3, Practical Joke–Numero d'Oro, by Medaglia
d'Oro. ($575,000 Ylg '20 KEESEP). O-Repole Stable, St. Elias
Stable, & Gainesway Stable (Antony Beck); B-Rosilyn Polan
(KY); T-Todd A. Pletcher. $48,000.
Margins: 3/4, NO, 1 1/4. Odds: 8.20, 33.90, 1.90.
Also Ran: Handy Dandy, Cabo Spirit, St Anthony, Evan Harlan, Script, Clutch Hitter, Celestial City. Scratched: War At Sea.
Click for the Equibase.com chart or the TJCIS.com PPs. VIDEO, sponsored by TVG.

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