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  • Salutos Amigos dominant in Monmouth Park's Mr. Prospector.Posted 3 days ago
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  • Treve too much for Flintshire and the rest in today's Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.Posted 3 days ago
  • Golden Lad surges late to score in the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker.Posted 4 days ago
  • Bent on Bourbon has his coming out party in the Iowa Derby.Posted 4 days ago
  • Departing slips through on the hedge to win the Firecracker.Posted 4 days ago
  • Sarah Sis just holds off Pangburn in the Iowa Oaks.Posted 4 days ago
  • Cosmic Evolution edges away to victory in the Debutante.Posted 4 days ago
  • Hard Aces by a whisker over Hoppertunity in the Gold Cup at Santa Anita.Posted 4 days ago
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Ami's Flatter, currently a top prospect on the Kentucky Derby trail for trainer Josie Carroll, was today installed the early 5-2 favorite for the 156th edition of The Queen’s Plate.Read More
  • travel_vic · Ami's Flatter did not look sharp in the comeback attempt. Big field, weather should be good. I suggest anyone who can find it, to read Lou Cauz's great book “The Plate – A Royal Tradition”... a great and inclusive history of the oldest continuously run major stakes race in North America..It has changed much on over 158 runnings. ...Ringers, rule changes, surprises, continuity through two wars when racing was banned...One year it was the ONLY major horse race run that year in the guise of a horse show. · 9 minutes ago
Race Clue #1 - A field of nine lined up for this prestigious one-turn race. Race Clue #2 - The field included a Preakness winner, a Cigar Mile winner, an Arkansas Derby winner, a future ...Read More
Lady Eli will try to stay undefeated in Saturday’s Belmont Oaks, part of a huge holiday card at Belmont Park.Read More
17.5 K is per foal is an insult to this horse, he was very talented, had great early speed and won a classic, so his fee really should be 20 K or higher
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Any news on stud status?
  • SeattleStrike12 via Disqus · I saw on the claiborne farm page 25 K for a foal, seems like all derby winners get that baseline price when they retire · 8 hours ago
Jack Disney, a longtime sports writer with the now-defunct Los Angeles Herald Examiner, who went on to serve as Director of Publicity at Hollywood Park and who was an integral part of Santa Anita’s publicity efforts for many years, passed away at his home in Irvine on Monday at the age of 80 followi...Read More
  • mmidland · Just like the article said, Diz was beloved by all. As a young writer, I always looked forward to him red-penning my work, because it was always much improved by the time I walked out of his office! · 8 hours ago
If i was the manager of Fox Hill, i would honestly consider retiring the horse. He had his best year as 3 year old, and even then, it was specatular, it was well. I would put this horse to the breeding shed and see how he does
The Grade 1, $1.25 million Belmont Derby has attracted a strong field of nine, including Kentucky Derby contestant Bolo and American Turf hero Divisidero.Read More
I heard AP is a gelding and his owners didn't know that until they sold his breeding rights.
...and that generic principle is... "Make no mistake - analyzing the odds board can get a horseplayer in a heap of trouble. Some bettors monitor the board for odds fluctuations to determine if the so-called "smart money" has entered the pool. The concept is ridiculous, and reduces the art of handicapping to random gambling. Individual bettors unable to make personal wagering decisions without consulting the direction of the "smart money" will be forever lost, even while following the crowd.” - Your Source
Oh dear sweet boy... RIP magnificent one .... http://www.racingpost.com/news/horse-racing/kauto-star-clive-d-smith-laura-collett-valley-equine-hospital-vet-says-secondary-incident-may-have-accelerated-star-s-death/1907917/top/#newsArchiveTabs=last7DaysNews
In this week's edition of HorseCenter, Matt and Brian discuss what lays ahead for American Pharoah.Read More
Wildcat Red draws post 2 out of 9 for the G2 Smile Sprint this Sunday. Javier Castellano will ride.
Ziconic is being allowed to really stretch out in his gallops, FAR earlier than Cozmic One - and the majority of Shirreff's other horses, for that matter. Exciting stuff!
Favoured Red Rifle and jockey Alan Garcia held Florida Won safe in a late stretch duel, then had to withstand a steward’s inquiry before officially being declared the winner of the featured $150,000, Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes on Canada Day at Woodbine.Read More
  • travel_vic · Winner ABRUPTLY went from lane 6 to 4 in one to two strides requiring Pender Harbor to take up costing him at least a placing. Should have come down for that. Very hard to believe that he stayed up. · 12 hours ago
Apparently has been nominated for the Juan Gonzalez memorial stakes on July 4, according to the Facebook page Hope's Love - DAP Racing. Just looked it up, it's for 2 year old fillies at 5 1/2 furlongs.
Moreno, who finished eighth in the $501,500 Gold Cup at Santa Anita last Saturday as the 4-1 third choice, will be pointed for the $1,250,000 Whitney Stakes at Saratoga on Aug. 8, a race he won in 2014. Trainer Eric Guillot says he doesn't understand why Moreno ran so bad in the Gold Cup but hopes a return trip to the East would make him run better. Article on DRF
Summer Wind Farm has announced that Littleprincessemma, dam of triple crown winner American Pharoah, is confirmed in foal to Tapit and is carrying a filly. She is due in early 2016. According to https://www.thoroughbredracing.com/articles/established-breeders-dare-dream-connection-triple-crown-royalty
Champion filly Indian Blessing is confirmed in foal to Triple Crown sire Pioneerof the Nile for a 2016 foal.
I was sure Competitive Edge was going to run the Preakness...that would be an easy race for him and AP wouldn't win the race in such a mediocre time of 1:58:2 + . Compared to California Chrome's 1:54:2+ last year. 2013 Oxbow 1:57:2+. 2012 I'll Have Another 1:55:4 coming from behind.. and so on.. AP shouldn't have won the TC if wasn't by the weak bunch of losers he run against..
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  • Jbyrnes1 · You can't be serious... maybe AP was just that good. · 15 hours ago
  • hannahWTC1 · Competitive Edge finished LAST in his next race, which was way behind the Preakness in class. I don't think you understand how bad the conditions were Preakness day. The jockeys came back 9 or 10 lbs. heavier, the horses didn't have mud caulks, etc., etc., · 14 hours ago

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