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  • Far Right shoots up the rail again to score in the Southwest Stakes. Posted 5 days ago
  • Khozan demolishes a Gulfstream Park allowance field to remain perfect in two starts. Posted 6 days ago
  • No beating North Slope as he returns to dirt a winner in the Evening Attire. Posted 6 days ago
  •  International Star scrapes the paint to win the Risen Star.Posted 6 days ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox speaks loud and clear in the Rachel Alexandra. Posted 6 days ago
  • Itsaknockout wins the Fountain of Youth on the DQ of Upstart. Posted 6 days ago
  •  Chocolate Ride sneaks away in the Fair Grounds Handicap.Posted 6 days ago
  • Long On Value clearly Best in the Canadian Turf. Posted 6 days ago
  •  Street Babe surprise the Mineshaft field at Fair Grounds.Posted 6 days ago
  • Main Sequence storms home late to win the Mac Diarmida! Posted 6 days ago

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Love the horse, on the other hand, Michael Arndt is a self centered snob who doesn't deserve the good fortune.
  • A.j. Magro via Disqus · How do you know Mike? · 11 days ago
  • Gary J via Disqus · I couldn't agree more. · 5 minutes ago
Didn't really care much for this race. We have those that consistently run at the level but seldom win like the 3 & 5. Then we have the 2 which I don't care for his dirt works. Sacred Ovation may be able to wire the field, and this might be the highest class he can really run competitively. Nextdoorneighbor just seems to like to get his picture taken lately, and he still may be able to do so again with the jump in class.
Winning Cause worked 5f today (2/28/15) in 1:01:32. It was the fourth fastest of 11 other works at that distance.
Constitution worked 5f today (2/28/15) in 1:02:23. It was eight fastest of 11 other works at that distance.
Bolo worked a handy 6 furlongs in 1:13.80 at Santa Anita February 27th. Looked a lot better in this one than the past two dirt works, plan is still the San Felipe if all goes well.
Dame Dorothy worked 5f today (2/28/15) in 1:00:62. It was the fastest of 11 works at that distance.
Mshawish worked 4f today (2/28/15) in 48:23. it was the third fastest of 11 works.
fwiw, the Swale has been cancelled today and will now be run next Sat March 7th.......it's been a monsoon here at GP today.
probably a mistake but bought the first leg of the early P4. ALL/1,4/7,8,9/4,6
Cavalryman has broken down in the GIII Nad al Sheba Trophy. No update yet but hopefully he can be saved, he's been an incredible servant for Godolphin
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  • SSilence86 via Disqus · From what I have found, Cavalryman was taken off the field by ambulance to the Equine Hospital for xrays. Here's hoping for good news · 2 hours ago
  • Ambur Melina via Disqus · Didn't he have a fracture before, a few years back? · 54 minutes ago
I've heard that he didn't pull through.
I like Milton w/ a couple of prices to kick things off at SA. Milton ran well first on grass last out w/ some trouble. I'm looking for a step forward from that effort. Miltee has been disappointing thus far in his career, but how can you use Milton w/out using Miltee? My Charlie Boy first off the claim in the Eurton barn. 4,8,10 to kick off the rolling P3s and P5.
Is being Rescheduled for March 7th because of today's card cancellation due to extreme weather.
Is being Rescheduled for March 7th following today's card cancellation due to extreme weather.
Lexie Lou, the winner of the 2014 Queen’s Plate Stakes and five other in stakes in her career, has been turned out in Florida after being diagnosed with a quarter crack, trainer Mark Casse said on Saturday. Casse says that she will get a couple of months off before returning to the track. Article on DRF
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  • hannahWTC1 · A couple months off for a quarter crack? Seems a little long for a "minor" injury. Wonder if there is something more? · 2 hours ago
  • amino998 · Sans works since the La Canada 1/17 ...long time for a diagnosis... you might be on to something... should have reported it as an 'issue' :) · 1 hour ago
TVG and DRF's Marty McGee reports that Gulfstream Park has cancelled the remainder of the card due to the weather conditions and the heavy downpour causing poor track conditions. Details for the remaining two stakes and the card will be released later today. According to DRF
The rain makes XY Jet a threat to wire. While he not as classy as some of the others he may hang on better in the slop.
They're dropping like flies @ GP today. Jonesy Boy looks tough in the 6th off the layoff. Getting a 10lb break from the rest of the field and currently sitting on the board @ 5-1
According to DRF- he was handed a 25 day suspension that will start Mon 3/2 and end 3/26 for 2 positive Flunixin (Bamamine) in 2013. He was fined 2,500 and will also undergo a 9 month probation period that will begin once the suspension has ended.
  • amino998 · More like he 'requested' his suspension??? Guess there's not much in the 3/5 to 3/28 condition book. Guanajato's nice this time of year :) · 1 hour ago
Stanford worked 4f today (2/28/15) in 49:28. it as the sixth fastest of 11 other works at that distance.

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