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By Jennie Rees, TurfTalk360 LEXINGTON, Ky. — It was a big score for George Krikorian’s Big Score, a 10-1 shot who ran down front-running longshot Holiday Stone for a half-length victory in Friday’s $150,000 Transylvania Stakes presented by Keeneland Select, the traditional opening-day feature of Keeneland’s spring meet. Big Score,

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Keeneland Barn Notes Mongolian Stable’s Mongolian Saturday, winner of the 2015 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) at Keeneland as well as last fall’s Woodford (G3) here, headlines a field of nine grass sprinters entered Tuesday for Saturday’s 21st running of the $200,000 Shakertown (G2). The Shakertown will go as the

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Keeneland Barn Notes Amerman Racing Stables’ Oscar Performance, winner of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) at Santa Anita in his most recent start, heads a field of nine 3-year-olds entered Monday for Friday’s 29th running of the $150,000 Transylvania (G3) Presented by Keeneland Select. The 1 1/16-mile turf

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Fasig-Tipton is adding a new selected yearling sale to its auction calendar in 2017. The Turf Showcase, a sale consisting of yearlings suited for the turf, will be conducted Sunday, September 10 at Fasig-Tipton’s Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, Kentucky. “This is an exciting addition to the sales calendar for Fasig-Tipton,

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Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month

Kilroe winner featured as TurfTalk360 debuts for all things grass racing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, April 6, 2017) — Bal A Bali, Brazil’s 2014 Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year who won his first U.S. Grade 1 stakes in Santa Anita’s Frank Kilroe, has been voted Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse

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FeaturedGary West

By Gary West Whether you’re a devoted fan of American racing or simply a casual observer, you had to notice: More races are being run on the turf than ever before. And for a very good reason: The racing is better there. For many years, horse racing has been blind

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