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  • Protonico surges late to win the Smarty Jones! Posted 47 minutes ago
  • It's all Competitive Edge in the Hopeful!Posted 3 hours ago
  • Midnight Storm romps in the Del Mar Derby! Posted 20 hours ago
  • Condo Commando romps home in the Spinaway! Posted 23 hours ago
  • Irish Mission powers home late to win the Glens Falls!Posted 1 day ago
  • Sunset Glow drives to victory in the Del Mar Debutante! Posted 1 day ago
  • Itsmyluckyday guts out a thrilling win over Moreno in the Woodward! Posted 1 day ago
  • Palace romps home an easy Forego winner! Posted 1 day ago
  • Stonetastic runs them off their feet in the Prioress! Posted 2 days ago
  • Wise Dan just holds off Optimizer to win the Bernard Baruch!Posted 2 days ago
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Sunset Glow Undeniable in the Del Mar Debutante

Sunset Glow is on a fast track to the Breeders' Cup after a determined win in today's Del Mar Debutante.

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Itsmyluckyday, Moreno Well After Slugfest

The trainers of Itsmyluckyday and Moreno, the top two finishers from the Grade 1, $600,000 Woodward, both said their horses came back in good shape fo...

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Live action returns on Friday at Laurel Park with nine races that includes free admission, free programs and drawings for tickets to OktoberFest and the Brew & Bourbon Classic on the Laurel Park apron.
New year, same faces as JD Acosta and Hugh McMahon took home blue ribbons at the 2014 Maryland State Fair. The same thing happened last year. Acosta was aboard fourteen winners, outdistancing Cecily Evans and Carlos Gutierrez, who each rode six. Trainer Hugh McMahon sent out five winners, edging King Leatherbury and Hamilton Smith by one at the end of the seven day stand.
 Contenders are :9 Miss Serendipity (ARG)   7 Parranda     5 Cozze Up Lady     6 Wishing Gate      with  Stormy Lucy  underneath. Can't predcit who will be out front. possibly 7 5  or 9 and then a huge mass runs lat...Read More
  • travel_vic · this obviously is NOT the first race....Screens are ridiculous to go through so I now understand why they come up wrong all the time · 7 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · 7 Parranda, 6 Wishing Gate. These two, most will use. Insane middle move by the 3 last out. Looks like she ran with very nice Euro fillies. Longshot 8 scratched. Liked her despite the low speed figures. 4 Heat du Jour. 7,6,3,4 · 23 minutes ago
In only four years of existence the Secretariat Vox Populi Award has done a marvelous job of reflecting the collective heartbeat of racing fans from coast to coast.Read More
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  • jockey2be. · Wise Dan/California Chrome!!!But my personal favorite is....Wildcat Red! · 2 hours ago
  • Mike Relva via Disqus · CC,Wise Dan, Ben's Cat all deserve it. · 30 minutes ago
Protonico gives trainer Tood Pletcher his 1000th stakes win as a trainer, congratulations Todd, what a milestone, job well done
The undefeated 4-year-old Stopshoppingdebbie will make her next start in either the Grade 1, $300,000 Zenyatta Stakes on Sept. 27, or the Grade 3, $100,000 L.A. Woman Stakes on Oct. 4. article on DRF
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  • reshuffler · Yea!! · 2 hours ago
  • ekindy · I've been saying all along that she should go for the Sprint (if she can realistically qualify, which might be a problem even with an LA Woman win if it is oversubscribed). However I would absolutely love to see her go head to head against Beholder, to see if she is the real deal. · 1 hour ago
I can't wait to see him at the Breeder's Cup. He's looking fabulous!
Any News on him?
Wise Dan will not be doing a "Goldikova", this Horse cannot Win the BC Mile 3 times in a row, it just wont happen. Wise Dan fans better prey that Kingman doesn't turn up, coz he will destroy Dan. Even Toronado and Variety Club, who are scheduled to turn up, can beat Wise Dan. Sorry Wise Dan lovers, he will NOT be doing the "3 peat". :-)
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  • Mary Z. · Don't be shocked of he does. This gelding, who I liked when people where asking, "Who is he?" has the most jinxy-in-reverse good fate. Maybe he grazes on four leaf clovers. Very good horses have some little something befall them when they face him. Only slightly better than mediumlies this time, but still, he was that nose better. Has good juju going for him. · 23 hours ago
  • Melann Johnston via Disqus · Wise Dan is the best there is!! I do believe he will win it again!! · 2 hours ago
Talk about over rated.
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  • DJ Amasa via Disqus · I'm conservative about heaping effusive praise, but this horse deserves is accolades. · 3 hours ago
  • Eventer1999 · Overrated? Zenyatta was the overrated one. All this hate on Wise Dan is pointless and shows no respect to the horse. Coming back from colic surgery to run just off the track record under 127 lbs isn't easy. Yes, Vic, I know 127 isn't very much compared to the horses of yesterday, but aren't you the one who constantly said that comparing horses from different eras is pointless? He's carried all the weight they've asked him to and he's done enough to be considered great. I'm generally a nice person, but "supercool"666 is a troll and a very immature person. You act like the people from my old school. · 2 hours ago
Splashtastic - Tom Durkin.
3rd in the Hopeful.
The 123rd running of the prestigious Spinaway Stakes had to take a backseat to the final race call of NYRA track announcer, Tom Durkin.Read More
DerbyWars kicked off its first-ever $100,000 game Sunday! The first day was bookended by price horses and featured smart plays and several lead changes throughout the 15 contest races. Check out the video for the full report on who's winning and who's got a real chance to take home the $50,000 First...Read More
  • skipaway2000 · Tune it at 7:30ET for our LIVE COVERAGE of the Final contest races: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/horseracingnation · 3 hours ago
There are several established and budding superstars in action tonight at Mohawk Racetrack as the best 2YO colts in North America line up to contest the $667,000 Metro Pace and the best aged horses around line up for the $634,000 Canadian Pacing Derby.Read More
  • Buckpasser via Disqus · Good to have you back. It was a great day of racing. · 1 day ago
  • driveon · Thanks Buck! · 3 hours ago
Why the under recognized horseshoe could have a huge impact on the future of racingRead More
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  • charlie via Disqus · @ Charity ,, I love Bisbalense he is my all time favorite horse he is from the Domino line . Is he still alive ? I wish him well. · 4 hours ago
  • Sullivan · I would love for you to continue writing about this... I apprenticed with a farrier this summer and was exposed enough to pique my interest in different shoeing materials, this completely forgetting studs, quarter and heel clips, as well as other aspects of the individual shoe. · 3 hours ago
wins the Hopeful!!! Super Saver 1-2 with I spent it finishing 2nd
Last year Scott Zeron took a calculated gamble when he made he made the decision to leave home and ply his trade south of the border, based mainly at The Meadowlands. Part of his decision was based on a promise from top trainer Tony Alagna and Myron Bell of Brittany farms that they would help hook t...Read More
Blogger Mary Cage explains how Wise Dan revived her love for horse racing.Read More
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  • Quilla via Disqus · Nice writing, Mary. My heroes have always been horses and I'm betting some folks reading this will recall another inspiration - "Once upon a time there was a horse named Kelso. But only once." And now there's Wise Dan. :) · 10 hours ago
  • Boknows via Disqus · Great write Mary!! So Wise for your age!! There are many things to be found in Greatness! In a Great Horse like Wise Dan you get what you see! Not through history written by someone else, but through pure unadulterated determination, Class and Skill! It is Pure in the purist sence of the word thur Records kept on all of his races and what he has done in his career. Can't lie or pass over the Facts! Of course that does not happen if you don't have direction and training and in this case the Stars aligned and we got Morton Fink and Charlie LoPresti and the rest is history! I think what you see is these Great Ones do not come along often and when they do we all feel something that is hard to decribe. It lifts us up and gives us purpose and yes a direction of our own! It pushes you to succeed in your life and to give you strength and all that through a horse and his connections! God Bless you in your Life's Journey and May it take you where ever you want to go! My first Great One was" Secretariat " at about the same age as you are now! · 6 hours ago
The Big Beast, winner of G1 King's Bishop, scheduled to have bone chip removed from ankle Tuesday, per Arkansas-based owner Alex Lieblong. From DRF

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Sar 9/1/2014 R9 - Bashart might sneak away in Saranac

Monday's 9th race (5:21pm ET) from Saratoga is the Grade 3 Saranac for 3-year-olds traveling a mile and an eighth on the turf course.#8 Bashart (10-1) was forwardly placed throughout in a pair of Saratoga turf wins last summer including the G2 With ...
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Dmr 9/1/2014 R1 - Yellow Ribbon

 Contenders are :9 Miss Serendipity (ARG)   7 Parranda     5 Cozze Up Lady     6 Wishing Gate      with  Stormy Lucy  underneath. Can't predcit who will be out front. pos...
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Sar 9/1/2014 R4 - Hopeful Stakes Upset.!

 $2 EX Box and $1 Tri Box |  $ 5 Ex ***Signature Cat *** OVER *** I Spent it ***and*** Competitive Edge $18 investment on the "Cat" will cook going 7 furlongs today, he never looks back, gets away early for his first gate to wire "Sign...

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