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    Awesome Feather Preps Thursday at Belmont for Breeders’ Cup Ladies' Classic

  • Dust and Diamonds Flawless in Gallant Bloom

    Dust and Diamonds, getting good at the right time, disposed of her better-known rivals Musical Romance and Turbulent Descent with ease in capturing the Gallant Bloom.

  • Know More a Smart Pick in FrontRunner

    Reddam Racing’s Know More is the sole graded stakes winner in the FrontRunner Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-olds at Santa Anita Park Sept. 29. And along with that graded triumph is a close runner-up effort in the $250,000 Del Mar Futurity (gr. I) last time out.The 1 1/16-mile FrontRunner, which underwent a name change from the Norfolk Stakes for this year’s running, is the seventh race on the Saturday card and is scheduled for 4:07 p.m. (PDT). The race is now named for the Santa Anita clubhouse restaurant.

  • The Lumber Guy Lays It Down in Vosburgh

    Barry Schwartz’ 3-year-old The Lumber Guy rallied from just off the pace to win the $400,000 Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park. The homebred son of Grand Slam   got the six furlongs in 1:09.72 over a track labeled good .Caixa Electronica, sent off at 7-1, rallied stoutly for second. Pacesetter Poseidon's Warrior held for third. Little Drama finished fourth.Prior to the start Royal Currier reared in the gate and unseated his rider.

  • Xpressbet to Host Online Handicapping Tournament on Breeders' Cup Saturday, Nov. 3

    NEW YORK (October 1 , 2012) – The Breeders’ Cup and Xpressbet, the official account wagering provider of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, today announced that Xpressbet will conduct the Beat

  • Ten Things You Should Know: Frizette Stakes

    1) The Frizette Stakes is a race held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. It is a Grade 1 race restricted to 2-year-old fillies. It has been graded since 1973, the first year of the American graded stakes system.

  • Dreaming of Julia

    Dreaming of Julia Prevails in Close Frizette

    Heavily favored Dreaming of Julia showed the poise of a much older horse while winning an exciting Frizette Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park in New York Oct. 6. The 2-year-old daughter of A.P. Indy remained calm in the wake of starting gate incident that caused a long delay and resulted in two of her rivals being scratched. Then she had to battle the tenacious My Happy Face through the stretch to notch her first graded win by a head and remain undefeated in three career races .The $400,000 Frizette had a scheduled post of 4:02 p.m.

  • Breeders' Cup Classic: Solid Trio Gives Mott Chance for a Rare Repeat

    JAY PRIVMAN 0 read moreWith the likes of Flat Out, Ron the Greek, and To Honor and Serve all pointing for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 3 at Santa Anita, trainer Bill Mott will be attempting to win the Classic for the second straight year, having pulled off an upset last year with Drosselmeyer.

  • Dayatthespa Takes 'Em All the Way in QEII Cup

    New York-bred Dayatthespa took the lead straight to a two-length victory in the $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. IT) on the turf at Keeneland Oct. 13, remaining undefeated in 2012 with five wins in a row .Trained by Chad Brown, the 3-year-old City Zip   filly covered 1 1/8 miles wire-to-wire on the Lexington oval's Haggin Course in a final time of 1:48.99 on firm going under Javier Castellano. She rolled off a score in the Aug. 31 Riskaverse at Saratoga Race Course and has victories in the Appalachian (gr. IIIT), Herecomesthebride (gr.

  • Excelebration May Use Queen Elizabeth II Stakes as Springboard to Breeders' Cup

    Excelebration a strong favorite to win the QE II, his first start in more than two months. The break between races should have Excelebration a fresh horse if, as expected, his connections attempt a QE II-Breeders’ Cup Mile double this fall.

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