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Third in the Secretariat Stakes (G1T) last August, Calumet Farm’s Bandua returned to Arlington International Racecourse July 13 and captured his first stakes victory in course-record time.
Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Elate put her innate brilliance back on display July 13 at Delaware Park, when she ran her rivals into the ground to defend her title in the $750,125 Delaware Handicap (G2).
One half of Gary and Mary West's envisioned entry for the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers Stakes (G1) punched his ticket to Saratoga July 13 as their 2-year-old champion Game Winner won the $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby (G3).
Pamina defeated favorite Katie Baby to prevail in a photo finish in the $125,000 Ontario Matron Stakes (G3) at Woodbine.
Freshman sire Fury Kapcori was represented by his first winner July 13 when Napa Rules gamely broke her maiden at Gulfstream Park.
Gary Barber's Preakness Stakes (G1) winner War of Will breezed in company with John C. Oxley's Strike Silver July 13 at 5:45 a.m., as the sun rose over the Saratoga main track.
Sistercharlie made a triumphant return July 13 at Saratoga Race Course, turning back stablemate Rushing Fall to defend her title in the $500,000 Diana Stakes (G1T).
Freshman sire Dramedy gained his first winner July 12 when Southgate won the Iowa Stallion Futurity at Prairie Meadows.
By Your Side became the first stakes winner for Constitution July 13 when the Eddie Kenneally trainee came home a winner in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) at Saratoga Race Course.
Red Oak Stable's King for a Day and Michael and Jeff Fazio's Joevia put in their final serious works July 13 for Monmouth Park's $1 million TVG.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) July 20.
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Sticking with the best-laid plans, trainer Catherine Day Phillips and owners Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry were rewarded when Mr Havercamp rolled to the lead July 12 and posted a half-length victory over yielding turf in Saratoga's Forbidden Apple.
James Harron had just one lot in his crosshairs on the final day of the Tattersalls July Sale July 12, and ensured his journey from New South Wales in Australia to Newmarket in England was not in vain, securing New King with a bid of 450,000 guineas.
Monmouth Park will increase purses by 5% for all races starting on TVG.Com Haskell Invitational Day Saturday, July 20, the track announced today.
The winner of the 1993 Kentucky Derby (G1) had been pensioned in Turkey, where he's stood since 2000.
There is noteworthy stakes action all over the map Saturday, July 13, but handicappers may be forced to sit on their hands or tread cautiously in several instances.
Heading the charge for the 3-year-olds in this year's Darley July Cup (G1) is Advertise, who put his name forward as potentially the leading sprinter of his generation with a clinical success in the Commonwealth Cup (G1) at Royal Ascot last month.
Bridlewood Farm's Osare, a stakes-winning half sister to Arrogate trained by Jonathan Thomas, has been retired following an off-the-board effort in the July 6 Robert G. Dick Memorial (G3T) at Delaware Park.
For all the marvelous qualities rolled into a day at Saratoga Race Course, for more than a century and a half there has been one persistent and messy problem.
Filly is eighth group 1 winner for sire Frankel