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Turf Ascend, an outside chance in a talented field, got first run to the lead in the stretch in Saturday’s $1.2 million Grade I Woodford Reserve Manhattan Stakes at Belmont Park and held off the favorite, Time Test, winning by 1 1/4 lengths. Sadler’s Joy, Beach Patrol and World Approval

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NewsStakes Races

By Anthony Affrunti for NYRA press office ELMONT, N.Y. – Patricia Generazio’s Disco Partner finally got revenge from last year in winning the Grade 3, $300,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes at six furlongs on the firm Widener turf on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old by Disco Rico hit

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NewsStakes Races

By Jim Mulvihill for NYRA press office Antonoe won Belmont Park’s Grade 1 Longines Just a Game in her first U.S. stakes for trainer Chad Brown. Coglianese PhotographyELMONT, N.Y. – In her first stakes attempt since Juddmonte Farms sent her to the United States under the care of Chad Brown,

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Stakes Races

By Sean Morris, for NYRA publicity department ELMONT, N.Y. — One race before he saddled the favorite for the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets, trainer Graham Motion played the role of upsetter when his Ascend pulled away in the stretch of the Grade 1, $1

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InternationalNewsStakes Races

By Heather Pettinger, NYRA press office ELMONT, N.Y. –Australian Bloodstock’s Irish invader Red Cardinal took home the gold with a neck victory to lead an all-European superfecta in a distinctly international edition of the Grade 3, $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational at two miles on the Widener turf on Day

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NewsStakes Races

The Triple Crown concludes with Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. But New York’s gangbuster card includes important stakes for the Breeders’ Cup turf divisions. Bob Kieckhefer takes a look at the turf stakes: Turf Sprint Pure Sensation and Green Mask are the early picks for Saturday’s $300,000 Grade 3 Jaipur Invitational at

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FeaturedNewsStakes Races

TurfTalk360.com spoke with Churchill Downs-based trainer Buff Bradley before he left for New York to run two-time Woodford Reserve Turf Classic winner Divisidero in the $1 million Woodford Reserve Manhattan (G1) on Saturday’s Belmont Stakes undercard. Here’s what he had to say about Gunpowder Farms’ son of the Ramsey Farm

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Turf Horse of the Month

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, June 5, 2017) — Becoming only the third repeat winner in Churchill Downs’ Grade 1, $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic earned Gunpowder Farms’ 5-year-old horse Divisidero honors as Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for May on the all-things grass-racing website TurfTalk360.com. A son of Ramsey Farm’s

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NewsStakes Races

Recap from Racenews Aidan O’Brien saddled his sixth Epsom Derby winner when 40-1 shot Wings Of Eagles flew late to hold off stablemate Cliffs Of Moher by three-quarters of a length. “We knew Wings Of Eagles was in the mix – but no more than that. He’s proved to be

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InternationalNewsStakes Races

Bob Kieckhefer’s worldly view of this weekend’s turf stakes: It’s Derby week at Epsom. The rest of the world has some nice races, too. There’s the Group 1 Yasuda Kinen in Japan, a clutch of big turf races from Pennsylvania to California in the United States, Group 1 events in

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