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Godolphin Racing’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) contender Thunder Snow arrived April 30 at Churchill Downs, and is expected to clear a 42-hour USDA-mandated quarantine in time to train the morning of May 2. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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R.A. Hill Stable and BlackRidge Stables’ The Money Monster surged to the lead at the sixteenth pole and drew off for a 1 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 William Walker Stakes April 30 at Churchill Downs. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Gulfstream Park announced April 30 that handicapper and television host Jason Blewitt will join its broadcast team as co-host and racing analyst beginning May 4. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Neorealism jumped to the lead with a dramatic move halfway through the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup at Sha Tin April 30 and held off the top two local contestants for a narrow win. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Reporting from Churchill Downs, Claire Novak provides updates on McCraken, Fast and Accurate, Irish War Cry, and more! […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Kitasan Black, reigning Japanese Horse of the Year, dominated a tough field in the Tenno Sho Spring (G1) at Kyoto April 30, chasing down the runaway leader and sweeping to a 1 1/4-length victory. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Kitasan Black, reigning Japanese Horse of the Year, dominated a tough field in the Tenno Sho Spring (G1) at Kyoto April 30, chasing down the runaway leader and sweeping to a 1 1/4-length victory. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Fast and Accurate, winner of the JACK Cincinnati Casino Spiral Stakes (G3), worked five furlongs in 1:01 1/5 April 30 at Churchill Downs while readying for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1). […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Fast and Accurate, winner of the JACK Cincinnati Casino Spiral Stakes (G3), worked five furlongs in 1:01 1/5 April 30 at Churchill Downs while readying for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1). […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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In his final major preparation for what will be his most significant race beneath the Twin Spires, Janis Whitham’s homebred looked every bit the house horse, turning in a strong five-furlong move in 1:00 4/5 under jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry put in his final work for the May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) April 30 at Fair Hill Training Center near Elkton, Md., clocking six furlongs in 1:13 1/5 on trainer Graham Motion’s watch. […]

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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In his second start for trainer Phil D’Amato, Matthew Schera’s Farhaan took an impressive step forward April 29 to win his first graded stakes in the $100,000 Thunder Road (G3T) at Santa Anita Park. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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After conceding the lead early to a determined Applicator, War Correspondent snatched that advantage back when it counted most, overtaking the pacesetter in midstretch en route to a one-length victory in the April 29 $100,000 Miami Mile Stakes (G3T). […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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The $100,000 Kentucky Juvenile Stakes at Churchill Downs May 4, the first stakes of the year for 2-year-olds, will feature a field of five colts and geldings and five fillies that each made their first starts during Keeneland’s spring meet. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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Given the number of top charges Tammy Fox’s diminutive frame has been aboard, it’s little wonder her gregarious partner heeds her when she says one of his young runners is worthy of faith. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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Peter Redekop’s Alert Bay was sent off at 3-5 to defend his title in the $100,000 San Francisco Mile (G3T) April 29, and the 6-year-old gelding had no problem doing so, as he held on gamely to win by 1 1/4 lengths. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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Kentucky agriculture commissioner Ryan Quarles and some horse industry leaders welcomed an official veterinary team from the People’s Republic of China this month in a visit that could help open China to the export of horses from the United States. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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Ron and Ricki Rashinski ran Bushfire in the 2006 Kentucky Oaks (G1). The Chicago-area couple returns in 2017 as the co-owners of Central Bank Ashland Stakes (G1) winner Sailor’s Valentine. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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Rebel Stakes (G2) winner Malagacy and Wood Memorial Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G2) runner-up Battalion Runner will both bypass the May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed via text message April 29. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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Each week BloodHorse.com looks forward to the weekend’s biggest races. Consider this your guide to the best stakes in North America. This week we have a trio of grade 3 turf miles Saturday, Churchill Downs’ opening night, and more. […]

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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