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  • Lady Shipman dominates in Saratoga's Coronation Cup.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Stopchargingmaria out-duels Untapable to win the G3 Shuvee.Posted 1 day ago
  • American Pharoah wins the Haskell completely in hand!Posted 1 day ago
  • Heart to Heart takes them wire to wire in the G3 Oceanport.Posted 1 day ago
  • Casual Smile closes from second last to win the G3 Matchmaker Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Bradester snags the G2 Monmouth Cup in front-running fashion.Posted 1 day ago
  • Rachel's Valentina, daughter of champion Rachel Alexandra, wins her debut at the Spa!Posted 1 day ago
  • Beholder wins the G1 Clement L. Hirsch for fun!Posted 2 days ago
  • Texas Red returns to the winner's circle with a Jim Dandy victory over Frosted!Posted 2 days ago
  • Red Rifle squeezes through rivals to win the Bowling Green.Posted 2 days ago
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As a prelude to the planned debut of Rachel Alexandra's daughter, Rachel's Valentina, on Sunday at Saratoga, please enjoy Matt Shifman's video shot at...

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Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, who has won seven straight graded stakes races on six different racetracks, gave every indication on Saturday ...

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Ahmed Zayat has confirmed American Pharoah will not run in the Pacific Classic. Zero shot.
I want to see Palace Malice come out of his next few races while running well and in the BCC hook American Pharoah and battle him right to the wire. Whether he would win or not who knows but of all horses, I want to see Palace Malice do it.
Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, who electrified the record 60,983 fans at Monmouth Park and across the racing world with a dominant victory in Sunday’s Grade 1, $1.75 million William Hill Haskell Invitational, was in fine fettle the morning after and was headed home to California.Read More
  • elhubbo · Glad to hear Mr. Jordan came out alright after pulling up. Let the speculation begin, the pacific classic has to be on the radar. Hopefully they announce soon, if it was the Travers they surely would have left him out east. Beholder v. Pharoah anyone? Didn't see that coming. · 11 hours ago
wonderful news! I will tweet it as well as everyone is asking and wondering about Mr Jordan. Gorgeous horse, glad he came out of it okay!
What did Zipse at the Track think about the big racing doings of the weekend? You may be surprised to find out ...Read More
  • Ruffianlover · I don't think mr Jordan should have been in he Haskell. He is too erratic and I was worried he would move into AP if ap wasn't able to stay on his inside. Luckily he was able to and mr Jordan didn't impede him at all but you never know in a horse race what can happen! · 7 hours ago
He won the Rebel Stakes which is a grade II
Just an FYI, the Apple Blossom is 1 & 1/16th, not 1 1/8th. The win time is correct though.
I am by no means knocking the riding talent of John Valesquez as he has been one of the leading riders in the country for a number of years. But could it be that Untapable misses Rosie? There seemed to be a connection there that is lacking now.
  • Ruffianlover · I totally understand. She just doesn't seem like the same horse with the same fire as when Rosie was on her · 4 hours ago
BREAKING NEWS: Sixty-five-year-old Michael W. Dickinson--the former British champion amateur jumps jockey-turned-professional trainer; he of multiple racing-related entries in the Guinness Book of World Records who quit training to spearhead a synthetic racing surface company--has announced a return to active training. Dickinson will train exclusively off his expansive 250-acre Tapeta Farm in the town of North East, Maryland. Nicknamed AChantilly of the Chesapeake,@ the centerpiece of the lush, grassy facility is Dickinson=s proprietary-formula synthetic training track that consists of Tapeta (Latin for Acarpet@) footing. Dickinson envisions between 20 and 30 horses will eventually be under his care as the sole trainer on the property, and he will target the top levels of U.S. racing. Dickinson last saddled a horse as a licensed trainer at Turfway Park on Dec. 8, 2007. Shortly thereafter, he retired from conditioning at the request of his wife, Joan Wakefield, so the two, in partnership, could grow the Tapeta Footings track surface business. Since then, they have traveled to 15 countries together--including Australia, Britain, Dubai, Syria, Morocco, Singapore and Japan--pitching, testing, and installing their synthetic surface, whose ever-evolving compositional recipe is now in its 10th iteration. Article on http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/pdf/tdn/tdn150804.pdf
Trainer Wesley Ward today told AtTheRaces.com that G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes winner, Undrafted, will likely sidestep another trip back to Great Britain for the G1 Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock in favor of staying at home and preparing for the G1 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint at Keenland. Ward called Undrafted "not the greatest of shippers", saying "he can ship and run his race, but then he seems to fall apart a little and it takes time to put him back together." "If we took him to Haydock, we might be short on time to get him ready for the Breeders Cup."
I am pretty sure he won't race this year I mean look at Rachel's Valentina who has raced this year and will probably go into the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies. She is far ahead of him. Again I am not saying anything but it is almost August and there will only be 4 months is this year. If he doesn't race this year he won't race in the triple crown. There will probably not be another triple crown winner even though Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher have some good two year olds. There is no horse like American Pharoah.
What were your top three favorite races this year? Mine: 1. AP in the Belmont Stakes 2. Honor Code in the Met Mile 3. Shared Belief over California Chrome in the San Antonio
On August 3, Uncle Sigh worked 6f on fast dirt at Saratoga in 1:14:87 (b) finishing 1/1.
On August 3, Twilight Eclipse worked 5f on firm turf at Saratoga in 1:02:34 (b) finishing 13/23.
On August 3, Watsdachances worked 5f on firm turf at Saratoga in 1:00:85 (b) finishin g 1/24.
On August 3, Triple Threat worked 5f on firm turf at Saratoga in 1:02:03 (b) finishing 4/24.
On August 3, Slumber worked 5f on firm turf at Saratoga in 1:00:85 (b) finishing 1/24.
On August 3, Seek Again worked 4f on fast dirt at Saratoga in 51:32 (b) finishing 22/24.
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On August 3, Lea worked 4f on fast dirt at Saratoga in 49:68 (b) finishing 10/24.
On August 3, Golden Ticket worked 4f on fast dirt at Saratoga in 48:80 (b) finishing 4/24.

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Prx 8/4/2015 R4 - Make My Saturday can score on Tuesday

Tuesday's 4th race (2:16pm ET) from Parx is a Starter Allowance event for 3-year-olds and up dashing five furlongs on the turf course.#2 Make My Saturday (4-1) appears to be rounding back into form after a good runner-up finish in a Laurel Park ...

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