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NYRA Publicity Abdullah Saeed Almaddah’s Green Mask narrowly missed the track record for 5 ½ furlongs, crossing the wire in 1:00:49 after a perfect stalk and pounce trip to win the $250,000 Troy on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course, and solidify himself as one of the top turf sprinters in

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by Brian Bohl for NYRA Publicity Slugo Racing’s Estrechada aggressively overtook four competitors in the stretch, completing an impressive rally for a half-length win in the 14th running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Fasig-Tipton Waya for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Carded as Race

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by Anthony Affrunti for NYRA Publicity Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s undefeated Bricks and Mortar added his first career graded stakes victory after closing hard to win the Grade 2, $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in 1:39.47 for 1 1/16 miles on a firm Mellon turf

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by Brian Bohl for NYRA Publicity Hunter O’Riley won his first career stakes in impressive fashion, running down Sadler’s Joy in deep stretch and outkicking Bigger Picture at the wire for a win by a neck in the 59th running of the Grade 2, $250,000 Bowling Green for 4-year-olds and

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Arlington International Publicity Department Midwest Thoroughbreds’ The Pizza Man is on track to contest his third Grade I Arlington Million on Aug. 12 at Arlington International Racecourse. In 2015 the son of English Channel became the first Illinois-bred to win Arlington’s centerpiece race, bringing home the trophy for Chicagoland residents

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Woodbine Press Release ​TORONTO, July 22 – Entwistle, owned and trained by Tino Attard, held off Supreme Commander to earn a 1/2-length score in the opening leg of the inaugural Turf Endurance Series​​, at Woodbine. The innovative points-based series will see competitors accumulate points over four races run at extended distances

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Arlington International Publicity Department OAK BROOK OFF TO STRONG START IN STAKES Virgina H. Tarra Trust’s homebred Oak Brook, winner of the Black Tie Affair Handicap at Arlington International Racecourse and second in the Grade III Arlington Handicap on July 8, will train toward a possible start in the Grade

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From NYRA’s publicity department Jack Swain’s Miss Ella rallied late in the stretch and outkicked Fair Point at the wire to repeat as the winner of the $200,000 Caress for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up on Monday at Saratoga Race Course. Pacquita Coqueta set the early fractions for the

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Del Mar Press Release Bowies Hero, winner of the closing day Del Mar Juvenile Turf last summer, returned to the scene of his first important victory to win the $117,900 Oceanside Stakes Wednesday on the first day of the 2017 Del Mar racing season. With Tiago Pereira in the saddle,

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Woodbine Press Release TORONTO, July 2—Green Mask punched his ticket for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint with a sharp two-length score in Sunday’s $250,000 Highlander Stakes. The Grade 2 Highlander, a six-furlong turf stakes, was run as a ‘Win and You’re In’ for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint for the

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