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Martyn Meade’s huge belief in Advertise was vindicated at the Curragh Aug. 12, when the classy juvenile provided the trainer with group 1 glory in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes. […]

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Aheadbyacentury heads a field of nine Canadian-bred 3-year-olds for the Aug. 18 $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown, going 1 1/2 miles over the turf at Woodbine. […]

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Alpha Centauri is officially the best 3-year-old Irish filly since Ridgewood Pearl 23 years ago after her rating was upped 2lb to 124 on Monday, a day on from her magical Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (G1) display. […]

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The Fasig-Tipton N.Y.-Bred Yearling Sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., kicked off Aug. 11, with a slight increase in gross as the buy-back rate soared. […]

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Koji Maeda’s Awardee was euthanized Aug. 6 after suffering fracture to his right hock during training at Daisen Hills, the training facility of Maeda’s North Hills Farm.The news was made public Aug. 11. […]

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This week is a recap of Natashka’s victory, by disqualification, in the 1966 Alabama Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. The recap, written by Kent Hollingsworth, ran in the Aug. 20, 1966 magazine under the headline, “Alabama Triumph to Getty Filly.” […]

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Trainer Bob Baffert says grade 1 winner McKinzie is making good progress on the comeback trail and will work Aug. 12 at Del Mar in continued preparation for an anticipated start in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) Sept. 22 at Parx Racing. […]

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In his second try at the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3), the chestnut with the striking white face put it all together, but there was a moment in the stretch where it appeared as if he might hold himself back. […]

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Bonita Bianca came three wide around the turn and powered past Swing and Sway and Picco Uno in deep stretch to take the $100,000 Union Avenue Stakes for New York-bred fillies Aug. 16 at Saratoga Race Course. […]

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Regarded as the model for state-bred incentive programs, the New York Thoroughbred Development Fund has been an unqualified success, but for for some, the program may be too much of a good thing. […]

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Despite a bit of a bumpy start and some more bumps in a stretch duel, Call Paul still prevailed Aug. 12 and scored his second consecutive win in the $200,000 Saratoga Special Stakes Presented by Miller Lite (G2) at Saratoga Race Course. […]

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Calvin Borel teamed with trainer Ian Wilkes to capture Ellis Park’s signature race, as Champagne Problems powered to a 3 1/4-length victory over frontrunning favorite Sense of Bravery in the $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes (G3) Aug. 12. […]

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Multiple grade 1 winner City of Light will join his sire Quality Road at Lane’s End Farm upon the conclusion of his racing career, Will Farish’s operation announced Aug. 10. […]

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Jack Swain III’s multiple graded stakes-placed Lottie will go after her first stakes win in the $200,000 Fasig-Tipton Waya Stakes (G3T) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 12. […]

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Multiple graded-stakes winner Curlin’s Approval rebounded from a fourth-place finish in the June 30 Princess Rooney Stakes (G2) Aug. 12 with a dominating, 2 1/2-length victory in the $75,000 Sugarloaf Key at Gulfstream Park. […]

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Longshot Decorated Solider earned his first graded stakes victory Aug. 12, when he upset an accomplished field in the $125,000 Seagram Cup (G3) at Woodbine. […]

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C. Steven Duncker has been elected to the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, filling the vacant position left by Ogden Mills (Dinny) Phipps. Stuart S. Janney III, the chairman of The Jockey Club, was reelected to the board. […]

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On Aug. 15 Fahan Mura will try for her sixth win from seven starts this year when she takes on a field of six older fillies and mares in the $75,000 CTT and TOC Handicap at Del Mar. […]

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For the second year in a row, a record-priced offering fueled a vibrant market that set records for gross, median, and average price at The New York-Bred Sale, topped by a son of Pioneerof the Nile sold for a sale-record $600,000. […]

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Ten fun facts, from America’s Best Racing, ahead of the 2018 TVG Pacific Classic. […]

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