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2012 Cornhusker Handicap (G3)

Date/Track:
6/30/2012, Prairie Meadows
Post Time:
10:11 PM CT
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
1:47.42

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 Cornhusker Handicap (G3)...

It's time for the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic winner to get the respect he deserves.Read More
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  • jmcleav · I have gained a new insight when I realized his 2nd dam is Bayakoa. In my mind that makes him special indeed. · 523 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · too little too late, but I have to agree on the quality of performance in the Whtiney · 523 days ago ·
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Yesterday, I wrote about my pick for the Swaps Stakes, Called to Serve, who has completely turned around his career since being gelded. The major equipment change was plenty enough for me to toss his early races and only look at his last two. Unfortunately, I am not always so fast to come around and...Read More
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  • zatt · Thanks for the information; always good to learn something new. · 655 days ago ·
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  • notobsessed · He was very playful in the paddock before the Cornhusker, kept throwing his head around, trying to nip the guy holding his lead and trying to butt him with his hea, he really looked ready to run. I wasn't surprised when he went straight to the lead. · 654 days ago ·
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Hansen, Fort Larned, and Uptown Bertie are the stars of a big night at Prairie Meadows.Read More
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  • ruffian75 · On one hand, UR is being criticized at running one of the slowest Belmont's, and, THEN, Paynter is being praised, despite NOT winning the slowest Belmont. Think I'll pass. · 655 days ago ·
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  • timgsmith10 · good point.. · 655 days ago ·
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Hansen and Successful Dan highlight the Saturday night stakes action from Prairie Meadows.Read More
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  • buckpasser · Daniel how true. Long trip but it is worth it. Hansens owner helped racing out a great deal by gaining new fans by racing his horse in Iowa. · 655 days ago ·
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  • notobsessed · All of the horses were beautiful, but it is so special to see one of your favorites · 655 days ago ·
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With a win in the Cornhusker, Awesome Gem will surpass $3 million in career earnings.Read More
Blogger Jasen Mangrum analyzes all the Friday night stakes action from Prairie Meadows and lays out suggested pick-4 plays. Read More
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  • zatt · I went with the old: 4,5,7/3,4/4,5,6,/3,7 in the 6th through 9th Pick 4 ... Let's hit another one, Jasen! · 658 days ago ·
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  • Capper · let's get that 7 in the 1st leg 20-1 M/L! · 658 days ago ·
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Right One will seek to defend his title in Friday's 29th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Jaipur, a seven furlong turf race for 3-year-olds and up at Belmont Park. Read More

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