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Tom Durant's Silver Dust rallied on the turn, was clear in the stretch, and won the $150,000 Mineshaft Handicap (G3) Feb. 16 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The son of Tapit got the 1 1/16 miles in 1:45.46.
After a near seven-month absence, Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza is scheduled to return to the saddle Feb. 18 at Santa Anita Park aboard Gallantlystreaming in the first race for Hronis Racing and trainer John Sadler.
Copper Bullet will stretch out in his season debut Feb. 18 at Oaklawn Park, where he will take on an evenly matched field of 13 other older horses in the $500,000 Razorback Handicap (G3) going 1 1/16 miles.
Since racing on the Southern California circuit moved to Santa Anita Park the day after Christmas, KMN Racing's homebred Apache Princess has been unstoppable.
Trainer Chris Waller was pleased to see Winx still retained her enthusiasm in her first start for nearly four months, taking the Star Apollo Stakes (G2) in a 2 1/4-length stroll.
A measured ride by jockey Rafael Hernandez put Somelikeithotbrown in the winner's circle after the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Feb. 15 at Turfway Park.
The road to Louisville gets tougher to navigate Feb. 16, when the Risen Star Stakes presented By Lamarque Ford (G2) and the Rachel Alexandra (G2) highlight a six-stakes card at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
The Japanese Road to the Kentucky Derby returns to Tokyo Racecourse Feb. 17 with a filly looking to regain her lead in the points standings.
Because of waning relevance and interest, for 2019 The Jockey Club ceased publishing its Top 2-Year-Old Rankings.
Colt out of Blue Chicory was born at Swifty Farms and bred by Wayne Spaulding.
The one-mile dirt race at Tokyo Racecourse also is Japan's first grade 1 of the year.
A week after owner Del Secco DCS Racing and trainer Jeff Bonde upset the San Vicente Stakes (G2) with Sparky Ville, the connections will look to score another important 3-year-old stakes Feb. 16, but this time in Northern California.
The amazing win streak of Australian supermare Winx could reach a round number Feb. 16 when she starts in the Apollo Stakes (G2).
The fact many breeders appear to be belt-tightening or bowing out has inadvertently created a shaft of light through the storm clouds for those who are persevering in their efforts to profit from producing horses this year.
Dual-classic winner and racing Hall of Famer Silver Charm will turn 25 on Feb. 22 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement facility near Georgetown, KY.
Schedule includes three pedigree and conformation clinics in Florida, New York, and Kentucky, and a breeding clinic in Lexington.
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Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Muntazah got back to winning ways with an easy victory Feb. 14 at Meydan that hinted a try at longer distances could be in the future.
A showdown featuring the best local stayers, a short trip for crack miler Beauty Generation (NZ), and an audition for Dubai spark a stakes triple header Feb. 17 at Sha Tin Racecourse.
After closing 2018 with three straight clear victories, Runnymede Racing's Alwaysmining is scheduled to make his 3-year-old debut Feb. 16 in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes at Laurel Park.