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  • Stellar Wind (9-2) overtakes a battling Beholder (1-9) in the Clement L. Hirsch (G1).Posted 7 hours ago
  • Laoban (27-1) wins his very first race in 8 starts in the Jim Dandy (G2).Posted 9 hours ago
  • A.P. Indian (9-2) gets the jump on Holy Boss (3-1) to win the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1). Posted 9 hours ago
  • Stonetastic (2-5) cruises to an easy victory in the Regret.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Lexie Lou (1-5) refuses to let Internal Bourbon (9-2) by in the Victoriana.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Flintshire (1-9) fights his way through and rolls to victory in the Bowling Green (G2).Posted 11 hours ago
  • Mind Your Biscuits (3-1) runs up the rail to win the Amsterdam (G2).Posted 12 hours ago
  • Connect, a son of Curlin, connects in the Curlin Stakes at Saratoga.Posted 1 day ago
  • Gold Rush Dancer (14-1) pulls the upset in Del Mar's Real Good Deal Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • Haveyougoneaway (7-2) wears down Paulassilverlining to win the Honorable Miss at Saratoga.Posted 3 days ago

A breath of fresh air -- a deep breath, too

Central City can breathe more easily now. Literally.


A threat in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, which will be run Saturday here at Churchill Downs, Central City would chug and roar around the racetrack not too very long ago, sounding like a steam locomotive rapidly losing steam, caught in some pneumatic moil of resperatory desperation. That's how his trainer, Ronny Werner, got away with once running the colt for a claiming price of $10,000. Nobody who had seen and heard Central City on the track possibly could have claimed him, not a horse with such a wheeze, indicative, of course, of a serious breathing problem, laryngeal hemiplegia.




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