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  • On Leave (9-5) wins the Riskaverse for her third consecutive victory.Posted 45 minutes ago
  • Chad Brown earns career victory #1,000 as Mr. Maybe scores in the John's Call.Posted 1 day ago
  • Rachel's Temper (3-1) gets the job done in the Summer Colony.Posted 3 days ago
  • Midnight Storm (3-10) holds off Om to win the Grade 2 Del Mar Mile.Posted 3 days ago
  • Camp Creek (26-1) comes from well back to pull the upset in the Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine.Posted 4 days ago
  • Time and Motion (8-5) powers by Catch a Glimpse late in the Lake Placid.Posted 4 days ago
  • California Chrome rolls to victory over Beholder and Dortmund in the Pacific Classic.Posted 4 days ago
  • Ashleyluvssugar (5-2)  just holds off Metaboss in the Del Mar Handicap.Posted 4 days ago
  • Harmonize (7-2) gets there in a blanket finish in the Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks.Posted 4 days ago
  • Songbird (1-5) gallops to ten in a row with an easy Grade 1 Alabama score.Posted 5 days ago
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Le Havre
Jean-Claude Rouget
Prix de la Nonette
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Kantheros
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Scat Daddy
Wesley Ward
Prix Morny
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Grazen
Philip D'Amato
Fleet Treat Stakes
 3Coppa
Yesbyjimminy
Philip D'Amato
Victory Ride Stakes
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Uncle Mo
Todd Pletcher
Franklin Square Stakes
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If you’ve never been to Canterbury Park, I can personally recommend the Minnesota oval, just a short short drive from the Twin Cities, highly. Nice racing, a friendly atmosphere, and low takeout, all make it a track worth both visiting and playing. First open for racing in the summer of 1985, Canter...Read More
Is this filly injured? I notice that she has not had a work since July 15. She looks like a promising one for her sire.
OK, in the following scenario: Frosted wins the Woodward - let's say by three lengths, then beats Chrome in the Classic, coming from behind by a length. Songbird finishes the year undefeated and defeats Beholder in the Distaff. Chrome wins the AA convincingly but, as stated above, loses to Frosted by a length in the Classic. Now, a question - who is HOTY?
  • BeastBob via Disqus · If they come into the BC weekend as you described above, then the winner of the 2016 BCC will be the 2016 HOY. · 1 hour ago
Thursday's 9th race (5:40pm ET) from Saratoga is the $100,000 Riskaverse for 3-year-old fillies traveling one mile on the inner turf course (rail at 18 feet). #8 Pricedtoperfection (3-1) lost her punch in an even 4th place finish at ten furlongs in the G1 Belmont Oaks last time. She packs a ni...Read More
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  • travel_vic · cotenders in field that is left: 10 Queenofthechannel 5 Bright Side Up 1 Crags 8 City Section · 5 hours ago
  • MaryZinke via Disqus · Taking a chance with Baciama Piccolo · 4 hours ago
RIP big guy you will be missed
2015 BC Sprint winner Runhappy returned to the worktab this morning at Keeneland. Going 3F in 34 4/5. Trainer Laura Wohlers says if all goes well. Runhappy could make his four year old debut in the G3 Ack Ack at Churchill Downs with a possible start In the BC Dirt Mile.
  • Goblin · Jb, I'm adding a short video of his work from DRF Russo. :) Will need to scroll down a bit. https://twitter.com/drfrusso · 7 hours ago
  • bronzeprincess33 · Finally. That was a long wait. · 6 hours ago
1st- Lost Raven 2nd- Sky My Sky 3rd- On Leave 4th- Stella Rose
Happy to see Frosted gets some new challengers. Moob and Samraat were both pulled from the Whitney. Bradester also conceivably can get HOTY if he somehow beats Frosted and goes on to the BCC. Also nice to see Comfort again but at 9, not 10 I don't see Comfort having a shot especially if Frosted runs his normal closing style. Bradester is the main threat here.
  • bronzeprincess33 · Bradester has no chance for Horse of the Year; even if he does win this, Chrome will be waiting for him at Santa Anita, and he won't go down easily. And even if Bradester DOES beat him, if Chrome wins the Awesome Again, then his resume for the Eclipse will already be too good for Bradester to overcome.. Songbird may win it if she goes unbeaten. · 6 hours ago
  • Ruffianlover · Sorry but Bradester has no chance at HOTY. Right now these are the horses in running for HOTY in order 1. Chrome: 5-0, four graded stakes wins, two grade ones 2. Tepin: 5-0, five graded stakes wins, three grade ones 3. Frosted: 3-1, three graded stakes wins, two grade ones 4. Songbird: 6-0, six graded stakes wins, three grade ones 5. Exaggerator: 3-4, three graded stakes wins, three grade ones 6. Nyquist: 3-2, three graded stakes wins, two grade ones 7. Melatonin: 3-1 two grade ones · 3 hours ago
Who do you like in the Travers? And why. I have choices how about you.
Entered in the Torrey Pines Sunday at Del Mar.
Creator looks like a good price pick here especially with all the speed in this race.
Chrome is the Rodney Dangerfield of thoroughbreds right now. Destroys a stacked field with ease and still gets no respect.
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  • travel_vic · stacked filed? You must have watched a different race than I did. · 1 day ago
  • Dan K via Disqus · I think Chrome is the best horse going. Who's not giving him his props? The BC Classic is gonna be interesting with Frosted and some of our 3 year olds. · 1 hour ago
When i dug in to handicap Saturdays Travers,it never dawned on me that i would land on this guy. I loved him in the Jim Dandy, and came up a bit short. The logical horse for me is Exagerrator. I still feel that he is the best of this crop. He will be my second choice in the Travers.The Guv has put in 3 very strong speed figures. The Belmont may not show it,but after adjusting for the multiple trouble stops. He did run a big race. He has the tactical speed and running style,to sit off about 5 to 7 lengths off of a pace,that figures to be contentious. Because of the running style with many of the horses,i expect this to be a strung out field. This should play nice with the Gov. May not get the wide trip or traffic jam,when Joel puts him in the game.
I was a little surprised by this. I thought that KM would prefer a race over the Santa Anita surface prior to the BC and would sacrifice a two-month prep time in exchange for a race over the SA track. Other than the two-month prep time, I think two other forces are at work here: a) I think the racing establishment and perhaps also NBC did not want Chrome and Frosted facing off prior to the Classic, in order to boost its appeal - and ratings. I also bet that if Songbird, Beholder and Stellar Wind are in the Distaff, NBC will demand that race will be placed in the card right before the Classic, as it would be just about as big a matchup. b) IIRC, the AA is a $300 K purse and the Woodward is $1.25 million. The extra $600K or so for winning the latter (which is also a more famous race - my beloved Forego won it four straight times) doesn't hurt. I'm sure these owners don't need the money, but if you are going to run your horse one more time, and it is a toss-up as to which race, the much bigger purse of the Woodward does not hurt.
i disagree
Reddam needs to get himself a new trainer. Why is this horse mouldering away at a training facility? No announcement where he is racing next? They have the kd winner sitting on the shelf. Ridiculous.
  • Joseph Brunner via Disqus · he might be done dude. · 2 days ago
  • Mary via Disqus · It's only been a month since he's run in a race. Why does everyone think he's finished his racing career? Not trying to start an argument.... just curious. · 2 hours ago
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anymore Songbird doubters out there??????
  • Pebbles via Disqus · There will always be doubters. Look at California Chrome. Some still doubt his talent, ability and class. I do not know how credible these individuals are, but they are out there. · 3 days ago
  • iwasatthe78belmont · In my opinion, Songbird is an all-time great specialist - a specialist in that she will be running only distaff races. Nothing wrong with that - especially if she is undefeated at the end of the year and is retired (and I think public pronouncements to the contrary, the owners will take her into history undefeated rather than risk defeat as a four year-old.) In the history of thoroughbred racing in the western world since 1900, perhaps Ribot can be considered the only undefeated horse that was NOT a specialist (I don't consider running solely on grass in Europe to be a specialty as it is here). Personal Ensign - distaff specialist Black Caviar - sprint specialist Frankel - mile/9-furlong specialist The last one in particular, despite being a specialist, is arguably the greatest thoroughbred so far of this century. · 3 hours ago
The 1 ¼ miles Travers Stakes features a field of 14 three-year-olds chasing after $1.25 million and an important Grade 1 victory. Read More
  • John Smith via Disqus · Didn't Rachel win the Preakness, Haskell, Travers?????? · 5 hours ago
Songbird is the latest to be featured in this series featuring active racehorses whose brilliance and great performances have contributed to what appears to be a new golden era of racing.Read More
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  • nu-fan via Disqus · Nice job, Mary. You did a great recap of this exceptional filly. I wonder if, at times, some people forget what Songbird has accomplished? Probably is true about other wonderful horses as well. Over time and many races, it helps to remind everyone about some of these racing histories. · 4 hours ago
  • sczen50 · Very nice job,Mary! :) · 4 hours ago

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