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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Nahrain...

Before we look ahead to a new racing season, let's take pause to say good-bye and good luck to those that are leaving the track and moving on to their second careersRead More
Nahrain will be bred to Dubawi in 2013
Dual Group/Grade 1 winner Nahrain has been retired and will join the rest of Darley Stable's broodmares.
Not since the rail-running victory of Sir Henry Cecil's Midday in 2009 have Europe reigned supreme in the Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf, but with the Cup returning to Santa Anita yet again this year, Europe have set dead aim on regaining the turf tiara with a quintuple hand of exceptional ability.Read More
Having cleared quarantine Wednesday evening, Aidan O’Brien’s powerful Breeders’ Cup team took to the Santa Anita track for the first time to stretch their legs Thursday morning. Leading the group was St Nicholas Abbey, who will be bidding to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf for the second time in successi...Read More
While the horses from Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle Stables remain in quarantine until they are able to make their first appearance on the track Thursday, the trainer was at the barn on Wednesday morning and spent some time with members of the international media discussing some of his Breeders’ Cup ho...Read More
G1 Rodeo Drive winner Marketing Mix take on talented overseas shippers The Fugue and Ridasiyna in Friday's Grade I Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Santa Anita Park. Read More
I chose this horse last year and she got 2nd, Im not doubting her this time go Nahrain!
Was very glad to see her regain top form winning the Flower Bowl. Was very distraught seeing her flounder in Europe this year. Picked her last year in the BC, she'll probably be my pick again, provided Snow Fairy run in the Turf.
That's the Nahrain I've been wondering where she's been all season long? This filly looked a real talent last season when shipping to France and winning the G1 Prix De l'Opera and then coming within mere inches of winning the G1 BC F&M Turf. But she had been struggling this season in 3 running's of the G2 Windsor Forest Stakes, G1 Nassau Stakes, and G2 Blandford Stakes in Ireland. She certainly showed a brilliant turn of foot today to win the G1 Flower Bowl Stakes. I'd say it's a pretty safe bet Roger Varian will have this filly at Santa Anita in November.
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  • icyhotboo · @Iluvturracing, I appreciate your replies to me as I'm just learning about turf racing and only because I got hooked on it watching Zarkava on U-Tube endlessly along with other greats of turf. This was my analysis of the race. I also handicap by money as one venue and I must see the horses before the race or I don't bet as another condition beside the other more common handicapping methods. The #8 Nahrain having only 3 starts this year but being on lasix 1st time made me look closer and also being a fully mature 4yo who looked great before the race.Last year Nahrain had average earnings of 130k compared to average earnings this year of the #1,50k,#4,118k ,#7,80k. I used her on top of the #1,#4,#7, in the tri and super 5 each times for total cost of $60. I was also impressed as she has the same sire as Cityscape who even though beaten wasn't near form of Dubai. In the Joe Hirsch Turf I played #2 Point of Entry, #3 Treasure Beach, #9 Finnegans Wake, straight for $30 Tri. I used Finnegans Wake simply because he looked to have grown so large I though over the 1 1/2 miles his long stride would get 3rd, I was wrong but that's the best I can do with turf right now. My handicapping there comes down to average money, company run in, looks, and how a horse looks. The more I watch it seems a great deal of the turf horses are long and sleek as opposed to muscular. Again I really appreciate your input on my comments as I am trying to learn more about turf racing. I can't seem to figure how they come up with the Timeform ratings but obviously there's a system I'm unaware of. Have a nice day. · 564 days ago ·
  • rorschach1992 · Gotta say I was very distraught seeing her races in Europe this year, I was wondering what had happened to her, so seeing her gut out the win was very satisfying to see, as was the 5-1. · 564 days ago ·
Super Saturday is here and with post-time on the East Coast just minutes away, thousands of fans are waiting anxiously to see if their favorite horses meet the Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" challenge. One of my favorite BC races is the Filly and Mare Turf. Today's Flower Bowl at Belmont another ...Read More
  • MBPhipps · Well . . . .thank goodness I'm NOT a handicapper--though there WAS that inquiry over Hessonite and I'm a Dreamer did finish a close 4th... In any case I'm happy to have Nahrain back in this year's Breeders Cup! · 564 days ago ·
Second in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Nahrain made her second trans-Atlantic crossing a winning one with a mild upset in Saturday’s Grade 1, $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park.Read More
A stellar field of nine are set to square off in this 1 ¼-mile event which serves as a "Win & And Your In" for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf...Read More
Trainer Chad Brown will attempt to win the Grade 1 Flower Bowl Invitational for a second straight year when he sends out Zagora and Dream Peace on Saturday at Belmont Park in the $600,000, 1 ¼-mile turf race for fillies and mares. Read More
Trainer Chad Brown has the European-bred duo of Dream Peace and Zagora primed for the Grade 1, $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational, a 1 ¼-mile race on the inner turf course for fillies and mares.Read More
  • ILuvTurfRacing · Terrific effort from Perfect Shirl to win the F&M Turf!! Not really any excuses to speak of for Nahrain. But Misty For Me had an extremely wide PP draw to overcome, plus she stumbled down to her knees coming out of the gate, and nearly went completely down, and she was still still closing like a shot. A better start and PP draw for MFM, and I believe she win's the F&M Turf. · 839 days ago ·
Pefect Shirl, a 27-1 outsider, rallied to a surprising victory in Friday's Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Churchill Downs. Dubawi Heights was headstrong early and set the pace under Joel Rosario. She settled into a nice stride after a half in :51.07 and six panels in 1:16.90. Dynaslew drew eve...Read More
Brian Zipse says, it's time to quiet all the talk and pick some winners in the 2011 Breeders' Cup!Read More
It is hard to believe that it is Breeders’ Cup time. This has been such an exciting year for me in the world of horse racing. My involvement with Horse Racing Nation has exceeded all of my expectations. My BC11 picks are focused on the Pick 4 wagers on both days. I look for a couple of the Monmouth ...Read More
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  • JanetFauble · if the use of lasix actually helps the europeans will they continue to use it? So you think will be using lasix...if he needs it and it does help him to win, what does that say? · 895 days ago ·
  • AndyScoggin · Yea, Chalk is OK if it is legit. I do try and beat the bad favorites like Big Drama. · 895 days ago ·
Martin Schwartz' Stacelita, a two-time grade I winner this year, was made the 2-1 favorite for the Nov. 4 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT). The 1 3/8-mile race drew a field of 12 and is worth $2 million.The French-bred daughter of Monsun, winner of the Beverly D. Stakes ...Read More

Nahrain - Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video11/02/12Nahrain10thSA81 1/4 mTBreeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf-G1 3+ FZagoraMarketing MixThe Fugue1:59.70
View Details09/29/12Nahrain1stBel81 1/4 mTFlower Bowl Invitational-G1 3+ FNahrainZagoraDream Peace2:05.56
View Details09/09/12Nahrain3rdCur41 1/4 mTBlandford Stakes-G2 3+ FUpCaponataNahrain2:03.33
View Details08/04/12Nahrain8thGoo31 1/4 mTNassau Stakes-G1 3+ FThe FugueTimepieceWas2:09.61
View Details06/20/12Nahrain9thAsc21 mileTWindsor Forest Stakes-G2 4+ FJovialityChachamaideeLay Time1:38.37
View DetailsView Video11/04/11Nahrain2ndCD91 3/8 m TBreeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf-G1 3+ FPerfect ShirlNahrainMisty For Me2:18.62
View Details10/02/11Nahrain1stLon111 1/4 mTPrix De l' Opera-G1 3+ FNahrainAnnounceBanimpire2:02.74
View Details07/02/11Nahrain1stSan51 mileTCoral Distaff 3 FNahrainPrimevereCape Dollar1:41.83
View DetailsView Video06/09/11Nahrain1stHay41 mileTHandicap 3 MNahrainBelle RoyaleWeapon Of Choice1:43.70
View DetailsView Video05/16/11Nahrain1stWin51 1/16 mTMaiden Fillies' Stakes 3+ FNahrainPaolettaRegal Heiress1:44.37