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  • Sharp Azteca (1-2) draws clear in the Grade 2 Kelso.Posted 5 hours ago
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  • It Tiz Well (5-1) bests Abel Tasman in the Grade 1 Cotillion.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Coal Front (4-5) refuses to let American Pastime by in the Grade 3 Gallant Bob.Posted 7 hours ago
  • Page McKenney (6-1) digs down and holds on in the Pa Derby Champion Stakes.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Off Limits (8-5) glides by her competition in the Grade 3 Noble Damsel.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Capla Temptress (5-1) rolls home in the Natalma, while making her North American debut.Posted 6 days ago
  • Untamed Domain (3-1) kicks it in late to win the Summer Stakes at Woodbine.Posted 6 days ago
  • World Approval (2-1) shows he is much the best in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile.Posted 7 days ago
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Charlie Whittingham, Rachel Alexandra, Laffit Pincay Jr. - August 29th

Charles Whittingham became the first trainer to surpass 500 stakes wins when he sent Ferdinand to victory in the Cabrillo Handicap at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. ~1987
 
Rachel Alexandra ran her last race, the Personal Ensign(G1) at Saratoga, where she was beaten one length by Persistently.  Her race records stands at 13 wins and 5 seconds from 19 starts, with $3,506,730 in earnings. ~2010
 
Laffit Pincay Jr., 46, became the second rider in North American racing history to ride 8,000 winners when he rode El Toreo to victory in the seventh race at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Bill Shoemaker was the first to hit 8,000, a feat he accomplished in 1981 at age 49. ~1993

 

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