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Paulele Lands Another Group 1 Win for Godolphin

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Godolphin will consider it mission accomplished with consistent high-flyer Paulele after the Australian-bred sprinter notched his first group 1 success in the Winterbottom Stakes (G1) at Ascot on Nov. 26, further enhancing his stud credentials.

Baby Yoda Given Green Light for Cigar Mile

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Owner Adam Wachtel reported that seven-time winner and multiple graded stakes placed Baby Yoda will pursue his first stakes triumph in the Dec. 3 $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap (G1) at Aqueduct Racetrack.

Five Key Plotlines at Tattersalls December Mare Sale

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
The four-day Tattersalls December Mare Sale begins Nov. 28, and with a catalog brimming with elite breeding prospects, there is plenty of blockbuster action to look forward to.

Leading California Owner Jed Cohen Dies at 89

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Jed Cohen, who has raced such millionaires as Sharp Samurai, Dr. Schivel, and River Boyne, died at age 89.

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Brings Record Turnover

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
An expanded catalogue saw 983 foals offered across the four days, an increase of 77 (8%) compared to 2021, and 744 lots sold for a clearance rate of 76%.

Owner, Breeder von Wiesenthal Dies at 95

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Based out of Snowberry Farm in Livingston, N.Y., Ruth "Bonnie" von Wiesenthal alongside her husband Peter, campaigned horses such as 1983 Dwyer Stakes (G1) winner Au Point and 1981 Mount Vernon Stakes victor Move It Now.

Lammas Turns Tables in Berkeley Handicap

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Lammas turned the tables on multiple rivals Nov. 26 in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (G3) at Golden Gate Fields, surging to victory to secure his first graded score.

Hong Kong Harry Surges Late to Take Swift Seabiscuit

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Hong Kong Harry surged down the stretch with a perfectly timed move to win the Seabiscuit Handicap (G2T) at Del Mar.

Bluebirds Over, Renegade Rebel Take Woodbine Stakes

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Bluebirds Over, under Edgard Zayas, made it two wins in as many starts after another strong showing, this time in the CA$159,300 Grey Stakes (G3) for 2-year-olds Nov. 26 at Woodbine.  

Hoosier Philly Impresses in Golden Rod

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
Gold Standard Racing Stable's Hoosier Philly scored a facile victory in the Nov. 26 Golden Rod Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs, stamping herself as a major contender for next year's Kentucky Oaks (G1).

Hong Kong Harry Surges Late to Take Swift Shoemaker

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
Hong Kong Harry surged down the stretch with a perfectly timed move to win the Seabiscuit Handicap (G2T) at Del Mar.

Red Carpet Ready, Powerful Capture Sprints at Churchill

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
The nearly black filly with a white eye resembling that of her sire, the multiple grade 1-winning Oscar Performance, vindicated her connections' high opinion of her with a score Nov. 26 in the $200,000 Fern Creek Stakes at Churchill Downs.

Instant Coffee Tastes Victory in Kentucky Jockey Club

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
Under the hot hand of jockey Luis Saez, Gold Square's Instant Coffee circled a field of juveniles Nov. 26 to secure a 1 1/4-length victory over Curly Jack in the $399,365 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs.

Astronaut Blasts Off in Red Smith at Aqueduct

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
Astronaut was surely a Rocket Man in the $300,000 Red Smith Stakes (G2T) at Aqueduct Racetrack.

Greeley and Ben Makes the Grade in Fall Highweight

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
The 8-year-old Greeley and Ben made the grade in his 39th start to post a neck score in the Fall Highweight (G3), a six-furlong sprint for 3-year-olds and upward, Nov. 26 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

Bluebirds Over Flies to Grey Victory

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
Bluebirds Over, under Edgard Zayas, made it two wins in as many starts after another strong showing, this time in the CA$159,300 Grey Stakes (G3) for 2-year-olds Nov. 26 at Woodbine.  

Group Two Winner Caturra Retired to Overbury Stud

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
Caturra, a son of the in-demand Mehmas and winner of the Wainwright Flying Childers Stakes (G2) at Doncaster last year, has been retired from racing and will take up stallion duties at Overbury Stud in 2023.

Jockey Samuel Suspended Seven Days for Careless Riding

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
Jockey Jalon Samuel has been suspended seven days for careless riding in the Nov. 18 sixth race at Aqueduct Racetrack, an incident that led to a spill in which Trevor McCarthy suffered a broken collarbone and pelvic injury.

Turf Courses Reopen at Gulfstream and Palm Meadows

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
After a 5 1/2-month hiatus, turf racing will return to Gulfstream Park Dec. 1. The turf training course at Palm Meadows reopened last month.

Churchill Downs Trackside to Remain Open This Winter

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:14
It has been 13 years since Churchill Downs Trackside remained open in Louisville, Ky., for winter training, and several outfits are eager to keep horses to run at Turfway Park when the Northern Kentucky track begins its Holiday Meet Nov. 30.

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