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Princess Wins: Kings of Prussia Stable Goes Wild


As Saratoga's Coaching Club American Oaks unfolded and the ultratalented, and now, two-time Grade 1 winner, Princess of Sylmar took command, the family and partners responsible for racing the homebred filly showed what winning at Thoroughbred racing's highest level is all about. With approximately 100 members of her extended circle at Saratoga, Princess of Sylmar gave everyone of them reason to cheer. See how both the race and her closest supporters exploded through the Saratoga stretch and then rode a victory wave into the winner's circle.


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That was certainly a lot of fun. Great for racing.
Love the video, love the Stancos, and ... I really love Princess of Sylmar!

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Tony Bada Bing began his lifelong quest of finding winners more than 35 years ago as a fifth grade student. This is when his grandfather first took him to the many Off Track Betting facilities sprinkled throughout Long Island, NY. While many kids his age were clamoring to hit the beach or an amusement park during summer vacation, Bada Bing was spending it in stuffy, smoked-filled rooms filled with retirees and reprobates listening to Marshall Cassidy on tape delay calling Saratoga.

This passion was further lit by his father, who took Bada Bing to East Boston's Suffolk Downs, only after Bada Bing learned to read the Racing Form. For most of his young adult life a summer rotation of NY OTB, Suffolk, and the now shuddered Rockingham Park in Salem, NH filled his betting days. 

Notable winners along the way: Willow Hour's and Runaway Groom's Travers wins as well as Derby winners Grindstone, Thunder Gulch (which he called in print the day before) and Super Saver. His latest quest is to hit the Kentucky Derby superfecta.

Bada Bing plays tournaments at Derby Wars, bets through several account wagering sites and has blogged about Thoroughbred racing for the past four years. He prefers the bigger meets of NYRA and California as well as seasonal meets of Gulfstream, Churchill and Oaklawn. He likes vertical, multirace wagers like Pick 4s.

He has produced several Horse Racing Nation videos, in addition to blogging. He can be found at Twitter @tonycbadabing. While away from the track Bada Bing enjoys time with his wife, who tolerates and supports his passion, and his two children.


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