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Monday, July 6, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 6, 2015) — Owners of horses of racing age currently not nominated to the Breeders’ Cup program can nominate their runners at discounted rates on or before Wednesday, July 15 for competition in this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships, October 30-31 at Keeneland Race Course. All horses must be nominated in order to compete in any of the 13 grade 1 Breeders’ Cup World Championship races. The nomination discounts are as follows:

Monday, July 6, 2015

Merry Meadow made a triumphant return to south Florida while earning an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint in the process with a 1 3/4-length victory over Flutterby in the Grade 2 Princess Rooney on Sunday at Gulfstream Park.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Jockey Edgard J. Zayas and Favorite Tale got a quick jump out of the gate and never looked back to upset reigning champion sprinter Work All Week by 4 1/4 lengths in the Smile Sprint Stakes (gr. II) on the July 5 Summit of Speed card at Gulfstream Park.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Trainer Chad Brown capped off a huge holiday weekend by winning the Grade 1 United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park with Big Blue Kitten for the second time in three years. For good measure, he finished second with his other horse in the race, Slumber.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Lady Eli preserved her perfect record and dazzled in the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational (gr. IT) July 4, collecting the second grade I stakes score of her career in dominant fashion at Belmont Park.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lady Eli was the best horse among the 14 3-year-old fillies entered to run in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational, and trainer Chad Brown thought all she needed was a clear trip to prove it.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 3, 2015) – Led by Breeders’ Cup Champions Lady Eli, Work All Week and Main Sequence, five Breeders’ Cup Challenge races in five divisions are on the line over the holiday weekend for automatic qualifying positions into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland October 30-31.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Saratoga was not on Untapable’s itinerary during her championship campaign of 2014. Though based there most of the summer, she did not race at the Spa, her connections instead electing to run in the Haskell at Monmouth Park.

Friday, July 3, 2015

The $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park will be American Pharoah's first start after a historic 5 1/2-length triumph in the June 6 Belmont Stakes presented by DraftKings (gr. I), owner Ahmed Zayat said July 2.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Champion Main Sequence will make his return to the Jersey Shore to defend his title in the $500,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) at Monmouth Park July 5, starting for the first time since taking a March trip to Dubai and facing a stout lineup of accomplished contenders.

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