• Wild Dude earns a Breeders' Cup berth with a Santa Anita Sprint win.Posted 12 hours ago
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  • He repeats -- It's all Tonalist in a sloppy Jockey Club Gold Cup.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Brody's Cause flies home to win the Grade 1 Breeders' Futurity.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Tepin runs away and hides in the Grade 1 First Lady -- BC Mile next.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Greenpointcrusader (6-1) wins the Champagne going away.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Fioretti with Sophie Doyle aboard upset Keeneland's TCA at 17-1.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Nickname splashes home an impressive winner of the Frizette.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Stephanie's Kitten powers to victory in the Grade 1 Flower Bowl.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Appealing Tale takes them all the way around in a sloppy Kelso.Posted 18 hours ago

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After his maiden score and today in the Breeders Futurity, Brody's Cause looks like Honor Code Jr
  • angel urena via Disqus · i like this horse i put 25 on him across the board · 23 minutes ago
Nice run by Wicked Strong, did not expect him to on the lead, but hung around and finished 2nd, good run.
  • SeattleStrike12 via Disqus · Very true, he was probably the only one who wasn't fading, and it looked like he was starting to close at the 16th pole, but it was too late · 51 minutes ago
This has been a huge year for racing, and the top horses have deservedly stolen the headlines for the last few months. But can we take a moment to enjoy the accomplishments of this great daughter of Kitten's Joy? Like Beholder, she has raced at the highest level since her 2 year old season. In 5 years of racing, she has competed in G1 races in every year, and boasts wins in G1s at the ages 2, 4, 5, and 6. She's one of my all time favorites ladies to race, and I truly think her consistency in so many seasons of racing puts her in company with some of the greatest american turf fillies of all time.
After watching the Kelso, it appears closers, like Tonalist and Effinex, won't fare well. Constitution is good enough to wire these, but I don't think he's in top form yet. It seems he's being rushed in hopes of making it to the BCC. Coach Inge is the other speed in the race, but Wicked Strong also runs close to the lead. If Constitution spits the bit turning for home, then the race will be between Coach Inge and Wicked Strong. Coach Inge seems to like the slop, and that may give him the edge, but I have a feeling Wicked Strong is sitting on a good one.
  • cugel the clever · Pletcher/Ortiz totally betrayed Coach Inge and Repole. Terrible ride designed to maximize Constitution's chances at the expense of CI. There's no other excuse for pulling a natural front runner/presser 4-6 lengths off the pace on a sloppy track, against slow fractions, on a day when there appeared to be a speed bias, against a pace setter (Constitution) who clearly was not fit enough to win. CI wasn't going to beat Tonalist but could have been 2nd/3rd if he was allowed to run his preferred race. Given the pedestrian pace, Ortiz should have taken CI to the lead, and set fractions more in the 23-47-1:11 range and tried to wire the field. Might have worked. · 1 hour ago
King of Belmont!
Sold yesterday for €1,350,000 ($1,755,000) at Arqana Arc sale, waiting to see him running in today's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. He proved in his last start to be in good shape for the Arc.
A seventh place finish in the Prix Dollar (Grade II)? Time to retire him, remember that he is nine years old (But I still love him)!
Program number 11, Wekeela was sold yesterday for €1,100,000 at Arqana Arc Sale in France! Has to run well after her graded stakes win.
Curlins Pride, broke his maiden at C.D. Big Gray colt by Curlin. Looks good, won by 6 lenths
I've been a fan of this horse for years. So devastating what happened to him and Shore Runner. Hard to come to terms with.
Always hate seeing this in a great race. Poor guy r.i.p, you went out doing what you love! I challenge everyone to donate to an aftercare facility for retired or injured racehorses! I love the thrill of a race but the thought of what happens to those who can't perform at a level as others makes me sick!
No worries. he was done in by the off track and the slow pace. Worst race of his career was the Alysheba where the early pace was slow, like this one. This was the slowest paced first 4F of any mile he's been in. Also, he may not have liked the early rail position which may have been deep slogging or the sloppy going. He closed the last 2F in about 24 seconds which isn't bad at all. This race did nothing to reduce my assessment his chances in the BCC. I still like him for 2nd or 3rd there.
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  • BeastBob via Disqus · What was the time after the first 3/4 mile of this race comparing to the Whitney's? I don't get why many people are saying that Kelso early pace were slow; I thought it was fast considering how sloppy the track was. · 13 hours ago
  • hannahWTC1 · Tonalist won the JCGC running all the way along the rail... · 10 hours ago
Just finished a wonderful day at Suffering Downs. 8,500 showed up and it felt like 35 with windchill. Great racing, great horses, great people. Dreamed a Dream vs. Navy Nurse was a true treat, and the support from Mott, Clement, Brown, Gryder, Juddmonte, was unbelievable. As opposed to the sad note I left last October, this was a cheerful and fun and engaging atmosphere. Amazing what advertising can do.
The Kelso's pace after the first 3/4 mile was 1:09 and change, isn't that fast for a sloppy track?
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  • https://www.facebook.com/john. · Appealing Tale did it easy though. He was all alone on the lead. I also always thought speed carries on a sloppy track. CC Lopez won many a race wire to wire in the mud. Appealing Tale is no slouch either. Obviously not what you want to see if you are an Honor Code fan. The race choice as well as losing is not a confidence booster going into the BC but it is also not the end of the world. Should get the right set up in the Classic, we'll see how he fairs then. · 11 hours ago
  • Sullivan · Shug said he thought Honor Code would like the track (see his maiden), but that it was a hard track to close on. The leaders never quit. The Breeders Cup Classic is going to be one helluva race. · 11 hours ago
Nickname's win in the frizette makes this baby girl look good. She looks good without any help though of course.
  • Sullivan · Unfortunate that this one could not make the race, I guess they are trying to not duplicate what happened with Rachel. · 11 hours ago
Euro friends, what are the thoughts about this one's chances in the big race in France tomorrow?
So sad. RIP beautiful boy.
Where is this horse?

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