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Catherinethegreat Just That in Schuylerville Win

Sat, 2018-07-21 01:07
Catherinethegreat set a hot pace in the Schuylerville Stakes (G3) and kept going powerfully to the wire to earn a 4 1/4-length win over favorite Nonna Madeline on the opening day of the Saratoga Race Course meet July 20.

Owners of Chocolate Martini Debut New Syndicate

Sat, 2018-07-21 01:07
Chocolate Martini, owned by Double Doors Racing and Nine Thirty Racing, will debut the Nine Thirty silks when she runs in the July 22 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) with Irad Ortiz Jr. in the irons.

Group 1 Winners Vettori Kin, Mekhtaal Meet in Nijinsky

Sat, 2018-07-21 01:07
Group 1 winner Mekhtaal (GB) will get his 2018 campaign underway July 22 when he starts in the $175,000 Nijinsky Stakes (G2T), facing seven foes in the 1 1/2-mile task over Woodbine's E.P. Taylor Turf Course.

Historical Racing Machines Approved for Derby City

Fri, 2018-07-20 13:04
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a maximum of 2,000 historical racing terminals at Churchill Downs' Derby City Gaming facility, which is expected to offer 900 on opening day Sept. 1.

Moonshine Memories Ekes Out Allowance Prep at Del Mar

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:04
It wasn't the easiest of preps for Moonshine Memories July 19 at Del Mar, but the multiple grade 1 winner showed enough grit for her connections to be encouraged about what lies ahead.

Undefeated Ollie's Candy Moves to Turf for San Clemente

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:04
Paul and Karen Eggert's homebred Ollie's Candy handled the challenges of her first stakes try so well, trainer Bill Morey is ready to throw more at her in the $200,000 San Clemente Stakes (G2T).

Consignor Select Yearling Sale Catalogs 219

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:04
Equine Sales has released a catalog of 219 head for its upcoming Consignor Select Yearling Sale. The auction is set for Sept. 6, starting at 10 a.m. in Opelousas, La.

Got Stormy Stands Out in Ontario Colleen Stakes

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:04
Already a two-time turf stakes winner, Woodbine newcomer Got Stormy headlines a field of eight 3-year-old fillies entered in the $125,000 Ontario Colleen Stakes (G3T) July 21.

Monomoy Girl, Midnight Bisou Meet Again in CCAO

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:04
The hold Monomoy Girl already has over her fellow sophomore fillies can become a vice grip if she keeps to her usual routine in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga Race Course July 22.

Accelerate Seeks Repeat in San Diego Handicap

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:04
The buzz around Hronis Racing's Accelerate entering the summer meet at Del Mar in 2018 is starkly different to a year ago, when the son of Lookin At Lucky upset Arrogate in the San Diego Handicap.

Asmussen Pair Looks to Take Next Step in Sanford Stakes

Fri, 2018-07-20 01:04
Having already made solid impressions separately and together, Bano Solo and stablemate Whiskey Echo will come together as their connections look to get a serious read on where they stand in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) at Saratoga Race Course.

Blackstone Farm on the Rise With Saratoga Yearlings

Thu, 2018-07-19 13:00
While Fasig-Tipton's The Saratoga Sale includes entries from some of North America's leading breeders, Pennsylvania-based Blackstone Farm tops the list with eight yearlings it bred cataloged for the selected yearling sale.

Bolt d'Oro Moving to Asmussen Barn After Freshening

Thu, 2018-07-19 13:00
Mick and Wendy Ruis' multiple grade 1 winner Bolt d'Oro is scheduled to move to the barn of trainer Steve Asmussen after he finishes a freshening at Ruis' farm in Lexington, according to Spendthrift Farm general manager Ned Toffey.

Asmussen Pair Look to Take Next Step in Sanford Stakes

Thu, 2018-07-19 13:00
Having already made solid impressions separately and together, Bano Solo and stablemate Whiskey Echo will come together as their connections look to get a serious read on where they stand in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) at Saratoga Race Course.

Submit Report of Mares Bred by Aug. 1

Thu, 2018-07-19 13:00
Meeting this deadline assures accurate statistics released in the fall.

BackTrack: Shuvee Reigns in Coaching Club American Oaks

Thu, 2018-07-19 13:00
This week is a recap written by William H. Rudy of the 1969 victory by Shuvee in the Coaching Club American Oaks—completing the Filly Triple Crown. The recap ran in the June 28, 1969 issue.

Restrainedvengence Surges Late to Take Oceanside

Thu, 2018-07-19 00:56
Kelly Brinkerhoff and Bob Grayson Jr.'s Restrainedvengence didn't show much in the first two stakes starts of his career, but something clicked July 18 at Del Mar in the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes.

Pari-Mutuel Employees Union Prepared for "Battle"

Thu, 2018-07-19 00:56
A work stoppage of pari-mutuel employees may have been avoided ahead of Del Mar's opening day July 18, but the union representing the workers is prepared for another "battle coming."

Proctor's Ledge Seeks Grade 1 Glory in Diana

Thu, 2018-07-19 00:56
Multiple graded stakes winner Proctor's Ledge aims to earn her first career top-level win when she faces the usual Chad Brown-trained arsenal and three other rivals in the $500,000 Diana Stakes (G1T) July 21 at Saratoga Race Course.

Kenny Rice to MC Hall of Fame Ceremony

Thu, 2018-07-19 00:56
Kenny Rice is an Eclipse Award-winning broadcaster who has covered Thoroughbred racing for NBC Sports since 1999.

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