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Fair Grounds, Race 5
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Katie Clawson is the latest to be featured in Mary Cage's series "Racing's Future," which features young racing fans who plan to pursue a career in the Thoroughbred industry.Read More
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  • bernieblues · Until we fix medication, the rest of the world still regard North American runners are doped, and their performance enhanced, period. Yet for the World Ranking itself it's not JUST A WAY, but already JUST A JOKE. How come: (a) a back-to-back Arc heroine, (b) an English and Irish Derby winner, (c) a French Derby winner that beat him afterwards, (d) a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, and (e) possibly the best turf miler in the world right now, with back-to-back dominations in Group I competition Still rank behind (a) a NON-WINNER for SIX WHOLE MONTHS, and (b) a one-time wonder that knows to win only when a foreign rider is aboard, in primarily a Japanese edition of the Japan Cup? Talk about adding up? Now this really does not add up. · 5 hours ago
ZATT's Star of the Week, is ... Upstart!
Able Friend has announced himself as quite possibly the world’s top turf miler with another sparkling display at Sha Tin in the G1 Stewards’ Cup. Read More
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  • ILuvTurfRacing · Over his last 3 wins now in the G2 Jockey Club Mile, G1 Hong Kong Mile, & G1 Steward's Cup, Able Friend has most definitely shown there's nothing in Hong Kong right now that can touch him over 1600 meters. That's why I'm really hoping the connections of Able Friend send him to Meydan in March to contest the G1 Dubai Turf(Dubai Duty Free). In Dubai he would face a host of top international turf milers and/or international middle distance turf horses, and I think he'd get the 1800 meters standing on his head. · 14 hours ago
  • bernieblues · Now for most of us who are more familiar with U.S. racing, after Sunday's performance, race fans in H.K., more of them old-time track renegades, are already comparing ABLE FRIEND with - not SILENT WITNESS - but the more legendary CO-TACK (ex-BRASH PRINCE), a freak reaching deeper into Hong Kong folklore, and his epic performance way back in the 1983 running of the Sha Tin Trophy (refer to the YouTube link), also at the same distance of 1600m, or roughly a mile, stopping the clock in a dazzling 1:33.30. Folks are debating because (a) it was plain, natural turf back then, versus the "sand-mesh" turf installed today at Sha Tin, with more state-of-the-art drainage and virtually no yielding turf, and (b) CO-TACK waspenalized with a handicap weight of - sit tight everybody -150 POUNDS! The SPCAs would be out in full force today, but that was the weight scale thru that era in H.K.. Who deserves more respect? Currently it's becoming more of a battle of generations there, and you be the judge! (BTW who was aboard CO-TACK thru the bulk of his racing career? A.J. Cruz, who then conditioned as a trainer, you bet, SILENT WITNESS.) http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ng3eOrIUH-4 · 5 hours ago
I'm gonna say Punctuate.. I've liked his workouts so far. Any word on his new jockey? He broke his maiden with Rosie in the irons. Exact box: Punctuate/ Texas Red.
American Sun was eased at Santa Anita today, no news yet on her condition.
Good effort on Mighty One today.
Curlin doesn’t count he is related to the Messiah. LOL Maybe CUrlin and Zenyatta. HMM
Sunday's 8th race (4:06pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is the $75k Clockers' Corner for 4-year-olds and up dashing six and one-half furlongs on the turf course. #8 Hay Dude (9-2) turns back and earned improved numbers in each of his three flat mile starts in this country. Kent D strings along and he mi...Read More
Tests revealed no significant injuries to multiple graded stakes-winning Wildcat Red following his fifth-place finish in the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic on Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park. Honors Stable's 4-year-old son of D'wildcat is back with trainer Jose Garoffalo at Gulfstream after having been sent to the Palm Beach Equine Clinic last week, where exams showed the Florida-bred colt had a pulled muscle in his back. "The bone scan came out clean. It's a muscle problem, so he'll be OK sooner than later," Garoffalo said. "We checked all the bones and there is no issue, which is a good sign. All he needs is time." Garoffalo said no timetable has been set on a return for Wildcat Red, but said he will be out for over 30 days, article on Bloodhorse
with the timeing of his debut it looks like there gonna give him 1 chance to make the derby. If he dosent break his madein first out I dont see him trying any derby preps cause if he is a late bloomer like his mom why risk it now
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  • travel_vic · One do the very basic concepts one learns in this game, IT WILL SURPRISE you, and logic (as we think we know it) is often chucked out the window. · 10 hours ago
  • hannahWTC1 · Poor Coz, so much pressure for him to perform. If he knew how much people are expecting, I doubt he would want to start · 9 hours ago
Hey Buds, Curlin started his Derby campaign in Feb!
  • Age of Reason · I can agree with your point Jay, but I also agreed with Buds and Mallios. Sure, Curlin debuted in February and made the Derby. BUT then Street Sense whipped whipped by ten lengths in Kentucky because, bottom line, when all things else are equal, experience tends to carry the day in that race (I can only think of one exception in 140 years and that's Big Brown. Always one exception to the rule.) I recall Go For Gin was still working 5 furlongs for Nick Zito in the 1:02-1:03 range even before the Derby so that's not the issue in and of itself. The issue is that everybody is projecting Mama onto this poor clueless equine version of an awkward 17 year old boy. If Coz had any idea what some people were expecting of him, he'd never set foot out of his stall again. Lol. · 9 hours ago
 Todays' get out race is a 6 1/2f event for Md Cl. $20,000 4 y.o.s and up.  Contenders:  #7, 8, 13, 14. Favorite #8 Nevada Time (5/2) is legitimate.  Choice goes to the #14 Militant (6/1).  Bad post but horse is ready to win.  Blake Heap is an underr...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · 13easily, 14, 7, 10, 12. o.o.f. · 9 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · Thanks, tv. Almost put that 13 on top. Just got in to catch this race. Brandon will be a big brother. · 9 hours ago
Grade I $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Texas Red has the Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes on his radar.Read More
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  • travel_vic · One can write THEORY until the cows come home and PRETEND that "one schedule fits all" but the reality IS, you NEVER KNOW what is down the road (it is called LIFE) that will rapidly and acutely shred long term plans to bits. · 10 hours ago
  • ARBY · Travel may help and the Desormeaux brothers know a thing or two about The Big Easy and the lay of the land at the FG. · 10 hours ago
Join Nick Costa as he explores the name origin of all the Kentucky Derby preps.Read More
In todays 8th at GP are some very nice firsters.Spirit is a half to Dream Rush,and working much better than his odds suggest. Regia Marina is a half to Midshipman . Pin Up is a half to Bernadini,also in her last she worked even with WISECRACKER(Colt who ran 2nd yesterday to future Monster Khozan). With all these hot shot Debs in the race, the one that just might be the one is Todds Fast Moon.In the Mornings ,she is doing it the right way.
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  • travel_vic · so much to pedigree (aka fantasyland) handicapping. Zia, Chiding,Fine Instincts and Fast Moon · 11 hours ago
  • travel_vic · I worked the gate for two years and became very close to our retiring vet (even visited him over the winter when he had a hip replaceable) and he pointed out, with GREAT recurrence; "You can usually tell the first time starter as they haven't a clue as to what is going on." There is SO much for them to experience in the cacophonous, frightening experience of the gate and the crow, that racing is one of the last things on their mind · 10 hours ago
Well, this year's Super Bowl hype looks to be all about lost air, deflated balls and such and the horse racing world better take notice - nobody likes cheaters!Read More
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  • Capper · I still don't get deflategate...they turned in 12 balls to the refs before the game & the refs handled them regularly when putting them on the line of scrimmage...oh well. It seems real negative traction with the sport could be gained if something fishy happens in the Derby, considering Asmussen (PETA) and O'Neill (Mora) didn't draw more than a peep during the Breeders' Cup. · 16 hours ago
  • travel_vic · The great bard warned us to take heed when he expressed his clairvoyance many moons ago: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING · 10 hours ago
In the upcoming 6th at GP on the weeds. In a race featuring Chads hot firster AYAADY and a nice horse in Broken Border. I think i will be taking a flyer on Kitty and her First Lasix. Turf workout was better than it looks on paper.
  • travel_vic · Another outstanding example of using EVERYTHING BUT the horse to TRY and evaluate a race.....She must have read the program to come in 6th in the 6th. I have talked to the teletimer fellow here and he says NOT to trust a single intermediate time at that oval. · 10 hours ago
Im so happy he is making a mark, it took a bit, but his colts and fillies are becoming better and better
Al Shaqab Racing’s Khozan set the tone for Saturday’s sensational stakes action with a dazzling maiden score that lived up to a “big-time pedigree.”Read More
  • zatt · Comparative times of all the dirt races yesterday at GP points out the big potential of Khozan. Delta Princess could have another good one. · 10 hours ago

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FG 1/26/2015 R6 - Sharp Miss a live second timer at Fair Grounds

Monday's 6th race (3:55pm CT) from Fair Grounds is a $39k Maiden Special Weight event for LA-bred 3-year-old fillies traveling one mile on the main track. #8 Sharp Miss (6-1) finished an okay 4th of 10 in her local turf sprint bow. The interesting se...

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