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The half sibling to G1 winners Beholder and Into Mischief, by Curlin, who was sold for $1.1 Million at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, has been named Head Quarters. He is now being offered at the Fasig Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age.
Take Charge Brandi worked 3f, June 27th, in 36:60 (b) finishing 4/13.
  • SeattleStrike12 via Disqus · She is back! I respected this filly very much, and at 1 point thought that if she ran against the boys in a big race at a mile to 1 mile and an 1/8, She could beat them, not of AP caliber but high caliber horses · 1 hour ago
I personally think that Dortmund will turn into a handicap racer, he seems built more for handicapping as a big horse has a bit of an advantage over a smaller horse in a handicap race
Wow! What a bullet workout! 5F in 1:00:10? Amazing! 1/12
  • SeattleStrike12 via Disqus · Very fast workout over the big sandy, i think he will end up running in a race at belmont during the fall. I also do think that there will be a different running position because last is not his spot, I have the feeling he ran that fast to prove he could be a front runner · 2 hours ago
Ahmed Zayat announces via twitter that multiple Graded stakes winner El Kabeir will ship up to New York back to the barn of trainer John Terranova this week. He was freshened up during the last two months and could make a start at the Saratoga meet.
Gimme Da Lute worked 5f, June 29th, in 59:60 (h) finishing 4/39.
Bal a Bali worked 4f, June 29th, in 50:60 (h) finishing 26/29.
American Pharoah worked 3f, June 29th, in 36:40 (h) finishing 3/13.
Winning Prize worked 6f over firm turf, June 28th, in 1:17:20 (h) finishing 2/5.
Midnight Storm worked 5f, June 29th, in 1:01:00 (h) finishing 27/68.
Distinctiv Passion worked 5f, June 29th, in 58:60 (h) finishing 1/68.
Talco worked 4f over firm turf, June 29th, in 51:80 (h) finishing 4/5.
Valid worked 4f, June 29th, in 46:40 (h) finishing 1/19.
Frivolous worked 4f, June 29th, in 49:80 (b) finishing 6/10.
Falling Sky worked 4f, June 29th, in 47:65 (b) finishing 2/8.
E B Ryder worked 4f, June 29th, in 48:36 (b) finishing 3/8.
Avanzare worked 4f, June 29th, in 49:80 (b) finishing 3/5.
White Clover worked 5f, June 29th, in 59:40 (b) finishing 1/8.
Lovely Maria worked 5f, June 29th, in 1:02:00 (b) finishing 3/8.
The Pizza Man worked 5f, June 29th, in 1:02:20 (b) finishing 9/16.

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