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Tom's d'Etat Tunes Up for Stephen Foster at Churchill

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One of the nation's top older dirt horses, Tom's d'Etat, breezed a half-mile at Churchill Downs May 30 in :48 2/5 toward a start in the June 27 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2) at the Louisville track.

Saturday's Graded Stakes Capsules, Entries

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A one-stop guide to the May 30 graded stakes races from NTRA and BloodHorse, through capsule looks and entries. Races are listed in chronological order (all times Eastern). 

Top Turf Mares Among 130 Entries in Belmont Park Opener

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After nearly 2 1/2 months, the long wait for the resumption of racing in New York is nearing an end.

Extravagant Kid Proves the Man in Churchill Turf Sprint

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Extravagant Kid didn't have the Breeders' Cup experience of his rivals in the eighth race at Churchill Downs May 29, but he had the class and the determination for victory.

Queen Arella Becomes First Winner for Speightster

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J Stables' Queen Arella overcame trouble leaving the gate before going on to score a widening four-length debut victory May 29 at Gulfstream Park, providing sire Speightster with his first winner.

Cazadero Sparkles in Churchill Downs Debut

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Stonestreet Stables homebred Cazadero was successful in his May 29 debut at Churchill Downs, outrunning a field of 10 other 2-year-olds in a five-furlong maiden special weight.

Monmouth Park Plans to Begin Season July 3

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With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announcing May 29 that horse racing will return to the Garden State, Monmouth Park continues with its plans to kick off its 75th season Friday, July 3.

Round Two for Ce Ce, Hard Not to Love in Santa Maria

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Grade 1-winning older mares Ce Ce and Hard Not to Love, who clashed in the March 14 Beholder Mile Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park, will meet again May 31 in the $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes (G2) at the same track.

Training to Resume at Oklahoma Track at Saratoga June 4

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The New York Racing Association announced May 29 that the Oklahoma Training Track at Saratoga Race Course will open for training June 4, two days after the opening of the barn area there.

New Bonus Plan Set Up to Safeguard Fillies' Program

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The British bloodstock industry has been given a much-needed shot in the arm after the Thoroughbred Breeders Association announced a new prize scheme May 29 to safeguard the future of British racing and breeding through the Great British Bonus.

Eclair Looks to Build on Success in California Oaks

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After a somewhat embattled juvenile season that saw her hit the board in four of her six starts, Sarah Kelly and Jane Wiltz's Eclair will return to Golden Gate Fields May 31 to test her luck in the $75,000 California Oaks May.

Mandella's Parkour Leaps into Honeymoon Stakes

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After winning graded stakes at Santa Anita last week with United and  Jolie Olimpica, Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella aims to wrap up the month with another stakes victory there with Parkour in the $100,000 Honeymoon Stakes (G3T) May 30.

Stakes for Fillies and Mares Highlight Saturday Cards

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A trio of $100,000 stakes for females highlight the national racing scene on the last Saturday in May.

Acorn Stakes Record Holder Guarana Returns at Churchill

Fri, 2020-05-29 14:18
When trainer Chad Brown said earlier this month that he planned to bring some highly-regarded horses to Churchill Downs for its spring meet, those were not idle words. He has entered dual grade 1 winner Guarana in the eighth race at Churchill June 4.

Contrail Seeks to Remain Undefeated in Tokyo Yushun

Fri, 2020-05-29 14:18
Contrail puts his unblemished record on the line May 31 in the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby, G1) at Tokyo Racecourse, facing some familiar foes.

Shotski Expected to Miss Remainder of Sophomore Season

Fri, 2020-05-29 14:18
Grade 2 winner Shotski is expected to miss the rest of his sophomore season with minor bone bruising, but will be pointed to a 4-year-old campaign in 2021.

Fasig-Tipton Horses of Racing Age Sale Set for July 13

Fri, 2020-05-29 14:18
Fasig-Tipton announced it will conduct its July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale as scheduled July 13 at the company's Lexington facility.

Pacific Classic, Other Stakes Reduced at Del Mar

Fri, 2020-05-29 14:18
Del Mar announced May 29 a 38-race stakes schedule offering more than $5.5 million in purses for its planned July 10-Sept. 7 summer meet.

Keeneland Launches Digital Sales Ring

Fri, 2020-05-29 14:18
Keeneland officials May 29 announced the launch of the Keeneland Digital Sales Ring, a stand-alone online auction platform accessible to buyers and sellers around the world at Keenelanddigital.com.

Gulfstream Park to Permit Racing Attendance by Owners

Fri, 2020-05-29 14:18
Horse owners, largely shut out from spectatorless racing across much of the country this spring due to COVID-19 protocols, will have the opportunity to attend races at Gulfstream Park beginning June 3, according to a track spokesman.

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