• The longest shot Zakaroff (45-1) rallies to upset the El Camino Real Derby (G3) at Golden Gate Fields.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Stonestreet's Terra Promessa (1-2) blitzes the field in the Bayakoa (G3) at Oaklawn Park.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Imperial Hint (5-2) takes the General George (G3) at Laurel. Posted 13 hours ago
  • High Ridge Road (3-1) runs them down to take the Barbara Fritchie (G2) at Laurel.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Curlin's Approval (4-5) dominates in the Royal Delta.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Multiple graded stakes winner, Alsvid, has been retired from racing.Posted 3 days ago
  • In her 2017 debut, Winx was sensational again, raising her winning streak to 14.Posted 5 days ago
  • Iliad (2-1) much the best in the San Vicente Stakes.Posted 6 days ago
  • Chanel's Legacy (13-1) pulls off the upset in the Martha Washington Stakes.Posted 7 days ago
  • Bolo (6-1) surges late to win the Arcadia for a second straight year.Posted 7 days ago

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What an incredible horse this was!! I'm sure he could have won a Breeders Cup Classic EASY!!! RIP "Champ". :-)
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She has an amazing stride; I would love to see a foul between her and Pharoah, once she retires.
ran chrome down like a saluki on a desert hare ,pure poetry in motion
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  • SharedBelief1 via Disqus · More like a cheetah and an antelope · 20 hours ago
  • Mike via Disqus · Lol · 7 hours ago
Wow! She has that same stride American Pharoah has.
  • BeastBob via Disqus · No. That's Arrogate's stride and head action. · 8 hours ago
He´s ready to take te #1
Shaman Ghost worked 4f, February 18th, in 50.20 (b) finishing 35/52.
Noble Bird worked 4f, February 18th, in 49.45 (b) finishing 19/52.
Wake Forest worked 4f, February 18th, in 49.65 (b) finishing 11/27....special report for mdreynolds lol.
Miss Temple City worked 3f, February 18th, in 38.65 (b) finishing 3/4.
Lady Eli worked 3f, February 18th, in 37.90 (b) finishing 2/4.
Theory worked 5f, February 18th, in 1:01.00 (b) finishing 2/5.
Unbridled Mo worked 4f, February 18th, in 49.00 (b) finishing 6/23.
Stanford worked 4f, February 18th, in 48.00 (b) finishing 1/23.
Madefromlucky worked 4f, February 18th, in 49.60 (b) finishing 14/23.
Made You Look worked 4f, February 19th, in 49.20 (b) finishing 10/23.
Keen Ice worked 4f, February 18th, in 49.60 (b) finishing 14/23.
Gunnevera worked 5f, February 18th, in 1:01.00 (b) finishing 3/20.
Three Rules worked 5f, February 18th, in 1:01.77 (b) finishing 7/30.
Oscar Nominated worked 5f, February 18th, in 1:04.42 (b) finishing 28/30.

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