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  • Miss Ella (5-2) wins the Caress Stakes at Saratoga for the second straight year.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Madam Dancealot (21-1) rolls from last to win the San Clemente going away.Posted 1 day ago
  • Abel Tasman (4-5) edges Elate in the Coaching Club American Oaks.Posted 1 day ago
  • Accelerate (7-1) wins in a romp as Arrogate finishes way back in the San Diego Handicap. Posted 2 days ago
  • Hunt (3-1) waits and then blows by in the Grade 2 Eddie Read.Posted 2 days ago
  • Lady Eli (9-10), giving eight pounds, edges Quidura on the wire of the Grade 1 Diana.Posted 2 days ago
  • Firenze Fire (12-1) holds off Free Drop Billy in the Sanford Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Twisted Tom (7-10) scores a hard-earned win in the New York Derby.Posted 2 days ago
  • Proctor's Ledge (6-1), with first-time Lasix, rolls on the turf in the Lake George.Posted 3 days ago
  • Dream It Is (4-1) romps in the Grade 3 Schuylerville at Saratoga.Posted 3 days ago
Saratoga and Del Mar 2017

A Spin Around Woodbine's International News

Everybody is talking about Woodbine. Saturday's excellent Woodbine card features three Breeders' Cup Win & You're In events - the Nearctic, E.P Taylor and Canadian International - and my local news scanner is starting to smoke as reports flow in at quadruple the usual pace.

Let's take a look at some of the stories:

ESPN is talking about the E.P Taylor: Contredanse set for E.P. Taylor:

The E.P. Taylor Stakes generally attracts several European fillies and mares, lured by the 1 1/4-mile turf race's Grade 1 status and $1 million purse. But the European influence in Saturday's renewal of the race is unprecedented -- no fewer than eight of the 10 entrants will be European shippers.

"It looks like I'm representing all of North America," said Roger Attfield, the locally based trainer who will send out Miss Keller and Mekong Melody.

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The IRISH love that huge turf course and do very well over it.

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