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  • The Great War is off the Derby trail following poor finish in the BattagliaPosted 20 hours ago
  •  Royal Son scores in the John Battaglia Memorial.Posted 1 day ago
  • Stellar Wind an impressive winner of the Santa Ysabel. Posted 1 day ago
  • Far Right shoots up the rail again to score in the Southwest Stakes. Posted 7 days ago
  • Khozan demolishes a Gulfstream Park allowance field to remain perfect in two starts. Posted 7 days ago
  • No beating North Slope as he returns to dirt a winner in the Evening Attire. Posted 7 days ago
  •  International Star scrapes the paint to win the Risen Star.Posted 8 days ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox speaks loud and clear in the Rachel Alexandra. Posted 8 days ago
  • Itsaknockout wins the Fountain of Youth on the DQ of Upstart. Posted 8 days ago
  •  Chocolate Ride sneaks away in the Fair Grounds Handicap.Posted 8 days ago
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Secretariat, Angle Light, Seattle Slew - April 23rd

Secretariat and his stablemate Angle Light were flown to Louisville, Ky., to prepare for the Kentucky Derby. ~1973
 
Judy Johnson was granted a license to ride in steeplechase races in Maryland, making her one of the earliest female jockeys. ~1943
 
Seattle Slew won the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack, his sixth consecutive win and his third win of the season. The race was his final prep for the May 7 Kentucky Derby. ~1977

 

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