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Supplemental Entries Add Appeal to Fasig-Tipton Sale 

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
Trying to take advantage of any market opportunity, breeders, owners, and consignors have embraced the ability to add horses to the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale that takes place Feb. 10-11 in Lexington.

Select Sales Agency to Cease Operations and Dissolve

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
The dissolution of Select Sales Agency was announced Feb. 9 via a statement from Select Sales partner Andrew Cary. The consignment will cease operations following the conclusion of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale.

Weekender Among Gosden's Contenders for Saudi Cup Day

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
Trainer John Gosden hopes to have at least two runners at the inaugural Saudi Cup meeting in Riyadh Feb. 29, including the Juddmonte-owned Weekender (GB) in the 1 7/8-mile Longines Turf Handicap.

Kayce Lu Added to Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
Kayce Lu, a 6-year-old mare in foal to Constitution, is the latest supplemental entry to the 2020 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

Everyone Behind Vail Through Second Day of NHC

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
Early during the second day of the National Horseplayers Championships Feb. 8 at Bally's Las Vegas, John Vail watched his selections register six straight runner-up finishes—a stretch that earned him points but also could have been frustrating.

Baffert Tests Storm the Court with Nadal, Ra'ad

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
Two-time Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert has two horses set to take on Eclipse Award champion Storm the Court in his 3-year-old debut Feb. 9 at Santa Anita Park in the San Vicente Stakes (G2) at seven furlongs: Nadal and Ra'ad.

Share the Upside Outlasts Whitmore in King Cotton

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
Share the Upside, the 2-1 second choice, was the first out of the gate and still had plenty left at the end to hold off even-money favorite Whitmore by 1 1/2 lengths in the $125,000 King Cotton Stakes Feb. 8 at Oaklawn Park.

River Boyne Returns to Winning Ways in Thunder Road

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
It took a while, but River Boyne came full circle Feb. 8 in the Thunder Road Stakes (G3T) at Santa Anita Park.

Alms Remains Unbeaten in Shantel Lanerie Stakes Stroll

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
Sent off as the 1-5 favorite against five sophomore filly rivals in the $58,200 Shantel Lanerie Memorial Overnight Stakes, Godolphin's homebred Alms did not disappoint her many backers.

Longshot Admiralty Pier Prevails in Tampa Bay Stakes

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
The $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (G3T) surely was a grade 1 event in terms of excitement.

'Package Deal' Mares and Foals Set for Fasig-Tipton

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
A handful of mares selling at the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale Feb. 10-11 will have an added bonus with them when they go through the ring.

Sole Volante Sails Home to Land Sam F. Davis

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
It's not often that once received, a birthday present continues to keep on giving. But that is exactly what happened Feb. 8 at Tampa Bay Downs when 3-year-old Sole Volante sailed past the wire to win the $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3). 

Lucrezia Much the Best in Suncoast Stakes

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
Lucrezia put on a show and picked up 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks Feb. 8 at Tampa Bay Downs, where she was much the best in the $100,000 Suncoast Stakes.

Starship Jubilee Airs in Suwannee River

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
Trainer Kevin Attard had high hopes for Starship Jubilee headed into the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes (G3T) Feb. 8 at Gulfstream Park, but a 4 1/4-length romp far exceeded his expectations.

Venetian Harbor Romps by 9 1/4 Lengths in Las Virgenes

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
On an afternoon in which heavily favored Got Stormy ran fourth in the Lambholm South Endeavour Stakes at Tampa, Venetian Harbor turned in the kind of performance expected from backers of a 1-5 choice, easily winning the Las Virgenes at Santa Anita.

Dennis' Moment, Covfefe, Mucho Gusto Breeze Feb. 8

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
From Florida to Louisiana to California, Feb. 8 was an active morning for some of the country's leading horses.

Jehozacat Wires Field in Upset Endeavour Victory

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
Lael Stables' Jehozacat shocked the Tampa Bay Downs crowd Feb. 8 when she went gate-to-wire to take the $150,000 Lambholm South Endeavour Stakes (G3T) at odds of 16-1.

NHC Veteran Stiles Delivers Strong Opening Day

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
When the dust settled on the first day of the 2020 NTRA National Horseplayers Championship at Bally's in Las Vegas, the massive video boards in ballroom converted to the horseplayer world capital listed a familiar name among the leaders: Trey Stiles.

Alabama Express Shines in C.F. Orr Stakes

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
Paul Moroney, who identified impressive Neds C.F. Orr Stakes (G1) winner Alabama Express as a yearling, believes the 3-year-old is the stallion prospect New Zealand desperately needs.

NYRA Announces Belmont Spring/Summer Stakes Schedule

Sat, 2020-02-08 20:01
Meet includes eleven grade 1 events, five races with purses of at least $1 million.

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