• Miss Serendipity rolls late in the Yellow Ribbon! Posted 19 hours ago
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  • It's all Competitive Edge in the Hopeful!Posted 1 day ago
  • Midnight Storm romps in the Del Mar Derby! Posted 1 day ago
  • Condo Commando romps home in the Spinaway! Posted 1 day ago
  • Irish Mission powers home late to win the Glens Falls!Posted 2 days ago
  • Sunset Glow drives to victory in the Del Mar Debutante! Posted 2 days ago
  • Itsmyluckyday guts out a thrilling win over Moreno in the Woodward! Posted 2 days ago
  • Palace romps home an easy Forego winner! Posted 2 days ago
  • Stonetastic runs them off their feet in the Prioress! Posted 2 days ago

Sunset Glow Undeniable in the Del Mar Debutante

Sunset Glow is on a fast track to the Breeders' Cup after a determined win in today's Del Mar Debutante.

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Tuesday, September 2

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Indiana Grand, Race 7
Indiana Grand, Race 9
Ft. Erie, Race 8


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Presque Isle, Race 3
Parx, Race 1
Finger Lakes, Race 9

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In only four years of existence the Secretariat Vox Populi Award has done a marvelous job of reflecting the collective heartbeat of racing fans from coast to coast.Read More
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  • idavis via Disqus · California Chrome, by far, the most popular in 2014! To say that the owners actions or comments take away from this phenomenal athlete is absolutely absurd. Hands down, it is California Chrome who deserves this award in 2014, above all others. · 7 hours ago
  • AndyScoggin · BEN'S CAT!!!!! · 3 hours ago
I was HP's hotwalker sure wish I had a winners circle picture. I recall him escaping from his stall night before winning Florida Derby, he ran straight down the shedrow to me as I stepped out of room at end of C-barn.
  • MaryZinke via Disqus · Honest Pleasure, Florida Derby. Not sure if the photos will post here in this comment, so I uploaded two of his wins, Bluegrass and Florida Derby to his page. The website is:http://wiretowire.yuku.com/topic/248#.VAVXNvldWSp Scroll down to Honest Pleasure. Neat story,Gary. · 14 hours ago
  • travel_vic · Most track photographers keep huge backlogs of negatives and I have purchased many a shot over the years. Contact the tracks involved and they can refer you to the photographer. · 44 minutes ago
Before we say goodbye completely to Saratoga 2014, let's take in the beauty of the Spa through the camera of Heidi Carpenter.Read More
The old timer ran 2nd yesterday. Great way to end summer.
there should be no irrelevant rankings: just put groups of 10 or so into exceptional, elite, world beaters, above average etc
Tuesday's 2nd race (5:50pm ET) from Presque Isle is a Starter Allowance event for fillies and mares traveling a mile and seventy yards on Tapeta footing.#3 Vision of Romance (3-1) should sit a nice tactical trip in this spot. She exits a solid show finish vs. entry level foes at this course-distance...Read More
  • travel_vic · contenders: 6 Cluain Meala 2 Miss Twinkle Toes 3 Vision of Romance 5 Sally Oh Sally 2 3 go out and then 5 4 come later · 2 hours ago
Miss Serendipity came from well back to storm to the front late on her way to a 1 ¼-length victory over Parranda in the Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon at Del Mar.Read More
  • AndyScoggin · 97 BSF for Miss S. and her Yellow Ribbon, and thanks now I have the Tony Orlando song stuck in my head! · 3 hours ago
Sent off as the 3-5 favorite in a field of 7, Competitive Edge lived up to the heavy favoritism laid upon him by bettors in the Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga.Read More
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  • travel_vic · Every year for as long as I have followed the late summer 2 y/o meetings (Del Mar and Saratoga) both produce some of these front end monsters. Until they look really quick ones in the eye and put them away, these are just quick early maturing horses. · 15 hours ago
  • AndyScoggin · 90 BSF for Competitive Edge. · 3 hours ago
East Hall, Naval Command and My POint Exactly all arrived in good shape at Louisana Downs yesterday, for the big Day Sep 6th. Best of luck!
S WAPS. Zenyata. Round Table ,and Affirmed should be rated higher. Back East voting being biased may have something to do with that
This is one strong looking colt: https://www.flickr.com/photos/easygoer/15113969381/
Here are the best performers of the 2014 Saratoga meeting, both equine and human.Read More
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  • Suffolk Downs Degenerate via Disqus · Castellano is brilliant · 5 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · As always it is about the future. Racing is about horses,so take any human element out of the equation. Yes the trainers develop the horses,but without the horses there is no game. The 2 stars by far have to be the two 2 year olds that not only won,but dominated their competition. I am talking about Competetive Edge and Condo Commando. The only question left now is. When will the first post or article in a media clipping. You know the one i am talking about. The one that urges Rudy Rodriguez to bypass the 2yr. old fillies and take on the Colts. · 4 hours ago
Why the under recognized horseshoe could have a huge impact on the future of racingRead More
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  • chad via Disqus · The 2000 Preakness was won by Red Bullet, wearing composite, glue on shoes. He was shod by Farrier Walt Hokrein who now lives and works in Florida. · 7 hours ago
  • Mike in SB · I remember when aerodynamic silks were introduced back in the 1980's or 1990's. They were susposed to make a horse a few feet faster at 1 1/4 miles, which makes a difference when a lot of big races are won by a nose or head.They might have been an advantage for a while but all they really did was force everyone to buy the new silks and then the advantage was lost. The same would happen with new shoes, it would just force everyone to buy the new shoes which would probably cost a lot more than the current shoes. As a racing fan I just want all horses to have a level playing field, I want the best horse to win, the horses should all wear the same shoes and silks. The only technology I want to see directly affecting the horse is something that makes them safer, not faster. · 4 hours ago
Talk about over rated.
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  • travel_vic · Matter of fact I have NEVER met a single Equus whom I hated, but really, the only horses qualified to have the label GREAT next to their name, the few, the memorable, the ones who's names will last over time due to the level of their ONGOING and repetitive high level performances at jar dropping levels: Cigar and the Z girl and that's it. · 19 hours ago
  • GypsyRose · I don't see the need to throw Zenyatta under the bus to make a claim on Wise Dan's greatness. She too has earned her praise. However, Wise Dan is anything but overrated! Are you freaking kidding me? Some people I swear...... · 6 hours ago
Blogger Mary Cage explains how Wise Dan revived her love for horse racing.Read More
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  • travel_vic · Objectivity has been truly lost in this thread......Maudlin fawning at its worst. · 18 hours ago
  • Bill Casner via Disqus · Mary---A piece that will bring a tear to Charlies eye. Charlie told me that next to winning the BC last year, your presence at the barn was one of the high lights. You have a gift, not only as a writer but as a giving person. We have missed you coming by the barn and Well Armed would love to have you on his back again and be fed a mint. Come see us when you have time. Regards to your mom. · 16 hours ago
Al Shahania Racing's Pirate's Trove remained undefeated through three career starts with an impressive score in Monday's $111,800 Etobicoke Stakes, at Woodbine. Read More
  • travel_vic · After going head to head for the first 4 furlongs, this one put in passing gear and left the entire field behind...hard to find on the photo strip as the winning margin was almost 9 · 18 hours ago
I reached out to Spicer Cub's trainer and here's what she said about how he's doing!
Parx's Labor Day card features four stakes races, three of them graded.Read More
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  • tmallios via Disqus · Amino if the Private turfs anywhere near his best dirt races. Your Pal and feel good story Rene just may be needing a Polaroid after the race. After so many false alarms he shows up in the land of Brotherly Love. Have to assume that they know exactly how good he is on the green. With time running out to the BCC, i guess they made their decision.But WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In NYC today ,they are predicting scattered T-STORMS. iF The same is slated for South of the TPKE. Then he becomes a mortal lock. I would say that if it stays on the lawn and they give me 5/2, i can take a shot. Pedroza shipping in is a plus,doubt he has to much family in Pa. and is so anxious to see the Liberty Bell. Stone Cold in the feature. To talented to underachieve as he has been. Today may be the day at a price. See ya at the windows. · 1 day ago
  • racehorsegirl · Hey Averie! It's Maddie. Incredible blogging once again. I just love reading your blogs keep it up! · 18 hours ago
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has put together three different winning streaks in the Del Mar Futurity. He won seven straight from 1996 to 2002, then produced back-to-back wins in 2008-2009 and 2011-12.Read More
 Contenders are :9 Miss Serendipity (ARG)   7 Parranda     5 Cozze Up Lady     6 Wishing Gate      with  Stormy Lucy  underneath. Can't predcit who will be out front. possibly 7 5  or 9 and then a huge mass runs lat...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · 7 Parranda, 6 Wishing Gate. These two, most will use. Insane middle move by the 3 last out. Looks like she ran with very nice Euro fillies. Longshot 8 scratched. Liked her despite the low speed figures. 4 Heat du Jour. 7,6,3,4 · 22 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · Nice going with your contenders, tv. Congrats. · 19 hours ago

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Tuesday's 2nd race (5:50pm ET) from Presque Isle is a Starter Allowance event for fillies and mares traveling a mile and seventy yards on Tapeta footing.#3 Vision of Romance (3-1) should sit a nice tactical trip in this spot. She exits a solid show f...

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