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2009 Duplicate Race

3/18/2009, Duplicate Races
1 1/8 m (Synthetic)
3 M
*Rank is current Power Ranking among all active horses, based on highest HRN rating. Rating is based on HRN member voting.
RankSilksHorse / SireRatingTrainer / JockeyLast StartStatus
M. Johnston
1st, 2010 Hong Kong Vase (G1)
 Weald Park
R. Hannon
8th, 2009 Handicap View Video
J. Gosden
8th, 2009 Blue Grass (G1) View Video
 Spring of Fame
Grand Slam
M. Magnusson
1st, 2012 Floodlit Stakes (LS)
 Close Alliance
Gone West
J. Gosden
3rd, Sar Allow (9/6/2009-R3)
J. Best
2nd, 2009 Jersey Stakes (G3)
 Agente Parmigiano
Captain Rio
G. Butler
4th, 2009 Handicap View Video
High Chaparral
M. Channon
6th, 2009 Handicap View Video
Mr. Greeley
M. Johnston
14th, 2009 Conditions Stakes (RS) View Video
Fusaichi Pegasus

13th, 2011 Conditions View Video
Fusaichi Pegasus

8th, SA Claim (3/2/2012-R4)
P. Cole
5th, 2011 Handicap View Video
Val Royal
R. Hannon
1st, 2013 Handicap View Video
 Talking Hands

20th, 2009 Heritage Handicap View Video

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Duplicate Race...

Churchill Downs has ended after one season a stakes race in England that gave the winner an automatic birth into the Kentucky Derby.Read More
3/21/2009 Kentucky Derby Takes a First Step Across an Ocean New York Times, United States Two years in the planning, the race is part of Churchill Downs’s effort to draw international contenders to the United States’ flagship thoroughbred race. Reserving a Derby spot for the winner of a single ...Read More
3/18/2009 Mafaaz takes Derby Challenge for Gosden Thoroughbred Times, KY Churchill Downs sponsored the Derby Challenge on the Kempton synthetic Polytrack surface for the first time this year as part of an effort to boost European interest in the Kentucky Derby. The rest of the Derby field will ...Read More
Just got back from a sort of surrealistic night at Kempton racecourse, where Mafaaz won a perfectly scripted inaugural Kentucky Derby Challenge Stakes.Read More
3/17/2009 Kentucky Derby Challenge Analysis BloodHorse, KYI) on Keeneland’s Polytrack. He has a victory and a sixth-place finish in his two all-weather starts in England . He hasn’t raced since his seventh-place finish in a one-mile Keeneland allowance race on the turf on Oct. 16. John Gosden w...Read More
3/17/2009 Best eyes Kentucky pickings The Press Association Deposer makes his first start of the year as he bids to return to his best in Kempton's Kentucky Derby Challenge on Wednesday evening, which guarantees a ticket to the 'Run for the Roses' at Churchill Downs. John Best's charge brings Americ...Read More
3/17/2009 Gosden's up for the challenge of Kempton's Kentucky plan This is London, UK The trainer has declared both Mafaaz and Close Alliance in Kempton's £80000 Kentucky Derby Challenge Stakes, which guarantees the winner a berth in the "Run For The Roses" at Churchill Downs on 2 May. Gosden, ...Read More
3/16/2009 by Blood-Horse Staff A maximum field of 14 has been entered for the inaugural running of the Kentucky Derby Challenge Stakes at England’s Kempton Park racecourse on Wednesday March 18. The race offers an automatic berth in this year’s May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) f...Read More
3/6/2009 Kempton Park opens doors for free Wimbledon Guardian, UK It's the evening when the inaugural Kentucky Derby Challenge Stakes is run at London's racecourse in a new link-up with Churchill Downs Racecourse in Kentucky. The winning horse at Kempton Park can take part, for the first time, ...Read More
Aronson has been vice-president of Churchill Downs, home of the Run For The Roses, for two years but his working life has been spent in racing. ...Read More
Edinburgh Evening News, UK 10 February 2009 Princess Cagliari has been knocking on the door on her last three starts but her time can come in the Kentucky Derby Challenge 18th March Handicap. ...Read More
by John Asher, Churchill Downs, 9/17/08 Churchill Downs and Great Britain’s Kempton Park Racecourse have announced a partnership to create a race for 3-year-old Thoroughbreds that will provide a clear path for the winner to a starting spot in the field for the 2009 running of the $2 million guarante...Read More

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