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Arrogate Continues Work Toward Pacific Classic

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:19
Working on his own with jockey Martin Garcia in the irons, superstar Arrogate clipped off a solid seven-furlong drill in 1:25 1/5 Aug. 8 at Del Mar as trainer Bob Baffert and regular rider Mike Smith looked on from the track's grandstand.

Gun Runner Cruises in Whitney

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 17:59
Cruising for home on his lonesome under a confident ride from Florent Geroux, the 3-5 Steve Asmussen-trained favorite continued to draw away en route to a 5 1/4-length win over Keen Ice.

American Gal Perfect in Test

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 17:31
Kaleem Shah's homebred American Gal landed the grade 1 victory she's been chasing Aug. 5 at Saratoga Race Course.

Baffert Beaming After Arrogate's Return Work

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 14:37
In his first workout since his stunning San Diego Handicap (G2) defeat, champion Arrogate breezed four furlongs in a bullet :47 1/5. He remains on point for a start in the Aug. 19 TVG Pacific Classic (G1).

Stellar Wind Edges Vale Dori Again in Clement L. Hirsch

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 20:55
The budding rivalry between two of the grittiest females in the country saw a repeat performance July 30 in the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (G1) at Del Mar.

Girvin Gets it Done in Haskell Invitational

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 18:13
The ever-evolving complexion of this year's 3-year-old male division ended up cycling back to one of its earlier standouts July 30 as Girvin caught McCraken in the Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1).

Drefong, Ransom the Moon Eye Future After Hectic Crosby

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 14:20
A day after a rodeo of a race in the July 29 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1), the connections of the top horses involved are mostly looking forward.

Ransom the Moon Wins Wild Bing Crosby

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 21:39
A few strides into the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1) at Del Mar, champion sprinter Drefong dropped jockey Mike Smith to the main track. Even though he was ineligible to win after that point, the colt had an undisputed impact on who won the race.

Del Mar Addressing Safety, Field Size Concerns

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:28
The presence of the Breeders' Cup in early November in many ways frames the 36-day summer meet, with the iconic seaside racetrack taking on safety issues and field size challenges that the region and overall racing industry also are confronting.

Bernick, Manganaro New Breeders' Cup Board Members

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 14:39
Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm, Anthony Manganaro of Siena Farm, and Roy Jackson of Lael Stables were elected to the Breeders' Cup board of directors, according to Breeders' Cup, which announced election results July 12 .

NBC Plans June 8 Breeders' Cup Challenge Broadcast

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 18:53
NBC coverage will begin at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, June 8.

Discount Deadline Near for BC Horses of Racing Age Noms

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:59
Owners of horses of racing age currently not Breeders' Cup nominated have until July 15 to get discounts.

Bigger Picture Dives to Record United Nations Score

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 18:27
A crafty ride from Joe Bravo set 10-1 shot Bigger Picture up with dead aim on his first grade 1 victory July 1 in the United Nations Stakes, and the 6-year-old Badge of Silver gelding responded with a dazzling win in course-record time. 

Curlin's Approval Makes Princess Rooney Rebound

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 18:07
Curlin's Approval returned to her winning ways in the $250,000 Princess Rooney Stakes Presented by Hardacre Farm (G2) July 1 at Gulfstream Park, when she drew off from 10 rivals to a 4 1/2-length score.

Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf Berth for Birdie Gold

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:56
Stud Couet's 3-year-old Kentucky-bred filly Birdie Gold powered to a three-length victory in Sunday's 1 1/4-mile $65,000 Gran Premio Pamplona (G1) and earned an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T).

Kitasan Black Faces 10 in Takarazuka Kinen

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:13
Kitasan Black, the 2016 Japanese Horse of the Year and last year's Japan Cup (G1) winner, is the standout in the 1 1/2-mile Takarazuka Kinen (G1) at Hanshin Racecourse June 25, for an automatic berth into the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (G1).

Soy Realidad Heads Peru's Gran Premio Pamplona

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:00
Led by El Castillo's 3-year-old filly Soy Realidad, a field of 12 is entered for the 1 1/4-mile Gran Premio Pamplona (G1) June 25 at Hipodromo de Monterrico.

Paradise Woods, Arrogate Get to Work at Santa Anita

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 14:47
After a stint at Julie Adair-Stack's farm—where trainer Richard Mandella also sent four-time champion Beholder for some time off—Paradise Woods got back to serious training June 18 at Santa Anita Park with an easy half-mile breeze.

Forever Unbridled Makes Triumphant Return

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 21:34
Running for the first time since a third behind Beholder and Songbird in the Nov. 4 Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1), the 5-year-old took down her rivals with a strong late rally in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap (G2). 

McCraken Back to His Old Self in Matt Winn

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 21:18
The McCraken that inspires confidence from trainer Ian Wilkes is the one that showed up in the June 17 Matt Winn Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, unleashing his typical kick after ranging up on the final turn en route to a 2 1/4-length triumph. 

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