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  • Magic Mark upsets the Bertrando Stakes at 11-1 to kickoff the Los Alamitos meet.Posted 7 hours ago
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  • Crucero upsets the San Juan Capistrano at odds of 23-1.Posted 4 days ago
  • La Verdad skips through the Belmont slop to a victory in the Dancin Renee.Posted 4 days ago
  • Treve too much for Flintshire and the rest in today's Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.Posted 4 days ago
  • Golden Lad surges late to score in the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker.Posted 5 days ago
  • Bent on Bourbon has his coming out party in the Iowa Derby.Posted 5 days ago
  • Departing slips through on the hedge to win the Firecracker.Posted 5 days ago
  • Sarah Sis just holds off Pangburn in the Iowa Oaks.Posted 5 days ago
  • Cosmic Evolution edges away to victory in the Debutante.Posted 5 days ago
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It is in Pletcher's, Win Star's and Racing's best interest that Carpe Diem run the Haskell. With the way things are shaping up Carpe Diem will in all likelihood be AP's toughest Haskell challenger. If Pletcher didn't run him it would in all likelihood make the Haskell less meaningful on AP's resume. Pletcher and Win Star have very little to lose if they somehow win their horse becomes immortalized as the next Onion if they come in second it partly wipes away the stain of the Derby. Not to mention the second or even third purse for the Haskell should make it their worthwhile. The Jim Dandy is shaping up to be a loaded field of all of the best horses in the crop named AP. Their is so much more positive in challenging AP and getting that purse money and looking like one of the top three year olds than challenging everyone else.
It was just announced that the injury was more serious than thought. CC has been retired...As announced on owner's FB page. "Later in the morning Dr. Bob examined him again and viewed the x-rays that were taken, he then consulted with those who we feel are the top people in the world in their field and to our heartbreaking dismay we learned that this in fact was a very complicated sesamoid injury, which unfortunately will retire our young maturing star."
If I did now know better I would think English was your 3rd language
If Pletcher and Walden want to regain form, they head north to Saratoga for the Jim Dandy. They should avoid AP until the Classic at Keeneland.
The Haskell it will be! Owner Ahmed Zayat tells ESPN.com that the $1 million race at Monmouth Park on August 2 will be next for American Pharoah.Read More
  • Jbyrnes1 · There is general admission right? I can go in and walk around, stand on the rail right? · 9 hours ago
Now that A.P. has committed to this race. I am reading how people are saying that this horse,or that horse should look for better options.Are you kidding me,how can connections duck 1 horse only. If i owned a top grade 3yo, i woild be chomping at the bit to run against a horse of the caliber of A.P. . I would not run and hide fo cover. I would want to be the one that defeated him,i would want to be the one that dissapointed over 60,000 fans in attendance. Nothing personal against the horse or the trainer or even the owners. But the other thing is,this is a G1 race with a Million Dollar purse. Where the hell has the competetive fire in the belly gone to. You should live for oppotunities like this one. Like i said, you must own a top echelon 3yo,the likes of a Dortmund or a Firing Line. Maybe even a healthy Carpe Diem.
One more month till we see the greatest horse of the twenty first century run!! Interesting to see how many(and which) quality horses decide to challenge AP. AP came out of the TC in better shape then most horses who run all three races and on a two month break I don't see anyone beating AP over 9f. The horse in this crop with the best chance to beat AP over 9 would be Dortmund but he'll probably be in Saratoga for the Jim Dandy.
Post Time 8:13 PM EDT: All barns headed north this weekend to launch the brief Los Alamitos meet and on this opening day we have a wide open renewal of the Bertrando stakes with a full field of 10 horses.  #1 Spirit Rules projects to be your pace leader launching from the rail position with si...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Girl, That is what I'm talkin' about ! Re-demption. Thank you 10! Window was cracked open for the light scream. 10, Tiz Sweet Bliss, Los Al r8(finale) winner. Different mare, blinkers off. Awesome name! Giggles. $20.80 to win. · 6 hours ago ·
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  • amino998 · Nice Winner, Girl... I saw that 1st timer pounded early and I Knew Someone Knew "Kamikazi {tri key ticket} down the smoke stack" - Chick Hearn · 6 hours ago ·
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American Pharoah will make his next start in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.Read More
BREAKING NEWS and now confirmed: Owner Ahmed Zayat has told ESPN that the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 2 will be the setting for the Triple Crown winner's next race and first start after a historic 5 ½-length triumph in the Belmont Stakes on June 6. "I've decided to do the logical step and run American Pharoah at Monmouth," Zayat said. "I'm trying to create one of the best days racing has ever seen for its fans and one that will also fit the prestige that surrounds American Pharoah. I want it to be a great day for everyone that will celebrate racing." The mile-and-an-eighth Grade 1 stakes for 3-year-olds is a particular favorite of trainer Bob Baffert, who already owns a record seven wins in the Haskell, and will afford the 52-year-old Zayat, a resident of Teaneck, an opportunity to race his prized champion in his home state. Article on http://espn.go.com/horse-racing/story/_/id/13176111/american-pharoah-run-haskell
  • Dna0571 · That's great news for you J, I hope you get to watch the champ run in person. Should be a great experience! · 9 hours ago
It's crazy how he ran a faster 1 1/4 mile in the Belmont then he did in the KY Derby!
The strongest betting angle for me is Euro Horses making their debuts in America on the grass. They always do well in espcieally in the barns of Chad Brown and Graham Motion.
I'd probably be pulling for Mylute. Sullivan has been supporting this one for a long while. His time should be now, and a big price would be nice. GL, Sullivan.
In this week's edition of HorseCenter, Matt and Brian discuss what lays ahead for American Pharoah.Read More
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  • Vote4Incitatus via Disqus · East coast rather than West ~ Whitney/Haskell/JCGC/Travers I'd like to see him against older horses before the classic. Likely won't see him at Saratoga ~ Graveyard of Champions · 13 hours ago
  • elhubbo · The Haskell is win and your in for the classic, the only race restricted to 3yos in the series. Get the golden ticket then go hunting bigger game. It wouldn't surprise me in the least to see Haskell/pacific classic. a huge bonus that could say push Pharoahs winnings to all time range may change minds as well · 9 hours ago
BREAKING NEWS and now confirmed: Owner Ahmed Zayat has told ESPN.com that the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 2 will be the setting for the Triple Crown winner's next race and first start after a historic 5 ½-length triumph in the Belmont Stakes on June 6. "I've decided to do the logical step and run American Pharoah at Monmouth," Zayat said. "I'm trying to create one of the best days racing has ever seen for its fans and one that will also fit the prestige that surrounds American Pharoah. I want it to be a great day for everyone that will celebrate racing." The mile-and-an-eighth Grade 1 stakes for 3-year-olds is a particular favorite of trainer Bob Baffert, who already owns a record seven wins in the Haskell, and will afford the 52-year-old Zayat, a resident of Teaneck, an opportunity to race his prized champion in his home state. Article on http://espn.go.com/horse-racing/story/_/id/13176111/american-pharoah-run-haskell
Gonna be a good race!!!
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G1 winner Wicked Strong, most recently 5th in the Met Mile, will try the turf next in the $150,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes on July 11 at Belmont Park. Trainer James Jerkens tells DRF'S David Grening that he is experimenting on turf because he believes WS will like it and hopes he can adapt. Article on DRF

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