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Blogger Averie Levanti captures Haskell Day at Monmouth Park for your viewing pleasure.Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Thank you for sharing these photos, Averie. Love the ones of Bayern, especially the last one. Magnificent. · 1 hour ago
  • GoodAcktress via Disqus · Beautiful pictures! · 38 minutes ago
Tries a 1 1/16th turf allowance @ Del Mar Sunday.
  • travel_vic · would have been much better for this poor animal if her heritage were not public knowledge. · 3 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · TBG-free, so GL to the big girl. His keep beating her. · 53 minutes ago
In Race 2 (opt. claim) on Sunday at Del Mar.
Jimmy Powell i am thrown for a loop by not only you,but all other Curlinittes on the site. Today at Delaware in the 7th race,Liza Doolittle Day and Une Cherise ran 1/2 in the race. What is the relationship you ask?????? They were both first time fillies sired by Curlin. I thought alarms go off everytime a Curlin wins(D)
  • Eventer1999 · "Curlinites"? Just because they like Curlin and are following his stud career, which has been quite successful thus far, doesn't mean they are some deranged Curlin fans. I found the above post to be well-meaning but slightly offensive. · 1 hour ago
  • triple_double · +1000 Agree with Eventer1999. · 1 hour ago
A field of nine is ready to do battle in the Grade 2 West Virginia Derby, including a trio of colts who competed in this year’s Kentucky Derby.Read More
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  • Shadowman · Vicar is in trouble lol, tapiture may need a layoff but good enough to win · 5 hours ago
  • Mike Relva via Disqus · Vicar for the win. · 1 hour ago
Rachel has a full sister Samantha Nicole racing Aug 1 at Saratoga race 3. This will be her second start, she finished 2nd in her only other start. She looks very good to me. Good luck Samantha. jlp
The 87th running of the prestigious Grade 1, $1.5 million Whitney, one of North America's premier races for older males, will headline a day of world class thoroughbred racing and special events at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 2. Read More
  • amino998 · Shea Mitchell Leparoux has cherry west coast pipes. Hoppertunistic :) John Hendrickson serves as the Governor's Special Advisor to the NYRA Reorganization Board. · 3 hours ago
A very talented field of nine has come together for the 2014 Whitney (G1). Up for grabs is a purse of $1,500,000 and a "Win and You're In" spot in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic.Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Moreno, Palace Malice, Golden Ticket, Will Take Charge. · 4 hours ago
  • Mike Relva via Disqus · I think the # 1 post will do WTC in. I like It's My Lucky Day to Prevail. · 4 hours ago
Trainer Tom Proctor just told me that the Grade 1 King's Bishop at Saratoga could be the target for impressive allowance winner, Myositis Dan.
Ziconic Conformation shot. He is thick. :) http://www.zenyatta.com/news/a-little-ziconic-update
Missunited was immediately checked out by the vet post-race after her win in today's G3 Lilly Langtry Stakes at Goodwood, and her connections have confirmed she suffered an injury to her suspensory and has been retired to broodmare status now in Ireland. As soon as she crossed the line, jockey Jim Crowley immediately dismounted her and did a great job of looking after Missunited the way a jockey should. Crowley said Missunited was pretty sore after the race but was walking much better later in the evening, so that's good news. Missunited's run today at Goodwood was one of the gamest and gutsiest performances I've seen from any horse, male or female, in a long time. In the final 200/250 meters of the Lillie Langtry Stakes, Missunited had Arabian Comet, Waila, and Epsom Oaks winner Talent all 3 bearing down and taking dead aim at her and she absolutely refused to let any of the 3 pass her. It was pure bravado at it's best. I hate we won't get to see Missunited race again, but she couldn't possibly have ended her career with a more compelling effort than she did today at Goodwood.
This is an interesting development. I wonder if the Arc will still be a target for them?
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  • ILuvTurfRacing · I'm still bummed they decided to bypass the King George with Australia myself. I think he looks like 12f is his best trip. I think he's more likely to get turned over in the Juddmonte International at York over 10-1/2f or the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown over 10f than he would be in the King George. @zatt, as for the Australia vs. Sea The Moon showdown, Sea The Moon is clearly an up and comer but hasn't raced outside of Germany yet. The field he beat in the German Derby was by far the toughest he's faced yet and frankly speaking, I didn't see anything in that field to include Sea The Moon capable of beating Australia or Epsom Oaks winner Taghrooda for that matter, IMO. · 20 days ago
  • Shadowman · If they put him in the arc that's a setup for the BC, like sakhee · 5 hours ago
Thursday's 4th race (3:35pm PT) from Del Mar is a $75,000 Maiden Special Weight heat for 2-year-old fillies traveling one mile on the turf course (rail at 18 feet).#8 Visarno (8-1) debuts for profitable 2YO-1st Turf trainer Victoria Oliver and I like her distance grass pedigree (Kitten's Joy-Woodman...Read More
Multiple graded stakes winner Wildcat Red is being pointed to the Grade 1, $500,000 Ketel One King's Bishop on August 23, trainer Jose Garoffalo said Thursday morning. Read More
Lavender Road was euthanized after breaking her neck from a fall after suffering heatstroke.
Is there any video footage of this race available anywhere?
I think a good choice too. Really like Wildcat Red!
entered MTO in a 5 1/2 furlong turf sprint at Monmouth. Puzzling, as why would they run him on an off track if the race comes off the turf. I would not think they would run him over a bad racetrack at 5 1/2. It might be an easier spot than the allowance at Saratoga..but it is still confusing to me as to surface and distance.
Amino there is a great hunch bet at Saratoga on Saturday in the 3rd race. Where so many firsters are running without the Lasix. Maker/Castellano combo have a horse named Firespike.
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  • tmallios via Disqus · I am sure will be the wagerig favorite. Any Opines on the Stakes Races? · 1 day ago
  • amino998 · http://www.paulickreport.com/news/people/cordero-the-horse-to-race-at-saratoga-on-saturday/ · 7 hours ago
As solid as the rest of the field is, they could all be up against it when Sweet Reason starts rolling on the far turn of the Grade 1 Test.Read More
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  • ekindy · I'm liking Southern Honey in this one. · 8 hours ago
  • rogueclown · i love Sweet Reason here. i think she's going to get the pace, she loves the track, and the seven-furlong distance is perfect for her. Southern Honey is my second choice, though. she dispatched with older in a GII last out, and that deserves respect. she is rounding into really good form, and showed in that last out that she could rate. i still think Sweet Reason gets the nod, though, especially with her proven Spa form. · 7 hours ago

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Dmr 7/31/2014 R4 - FTS Visarno might be a turf runner

Thursday's 4th race (3:35pm PT) from Del Mar is a $75,000 Maiden Special Weight heat for 2-year-old fillies traveling one mile on the turf course (rail at 18 feet).#8 Visarno (8-1) debuts for profitable 2YO-1st Turf trainer Victoria Oliver and I like...

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