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By David Morgan Aidan O’Brien’s message was clear after the LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m): Highland Reel is “Irreplaceable.” Three times the Ballydoyle maestro pressed that view in his post-race comments and three times the bunched press pack nodded in unanimous agreement. Highland Reel closed out his globe-trotting career with

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By Andrew Hawkins John Size created his own slice of history in the LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin today (Sunday, 10 December) as he became the first trainer ever to prepare the quinella in a Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) feature. His speedster Mr Stunning confirmed his

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By Scott Burton On a day when plenty of the major prizes went the way of horses ridden on the speed, Time Warp and Zac Purton strolled away with the biggest one of all, the HK$25m G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m), easily holding Werther for a two and a

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By Steve Moran The story might have been about the horse, the owner or the trainer but the tale of the HK$23 million LONGINES Hong Kong Mile is rightly all about one man – winning jockey Derek Leung. The 29-year-old claimed his first Group 1 win and became just the

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Woodbine Press Release TORONTO, October 15 — Mrs. Barbara M. Keller’s Blond Me emerged from the backfield and wore down late leader Kitten’s Roar to win the 61st running of the $500,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (Grade 1) for fillies and mares featured on Sunday’s action-packed Pattison Canadian International undercard. Jockey

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Woodbine Press Release TORONTO, October 15 — Bullard’s Alley, sent away at 42-1, recorded the most dominant victory in Pattison Canadian International history with a romping 10 3/4-length score in Sunday’s Grade 1, $800,000 1 1/2 mile turf feature for three-year-olds and upward. The victory was the first Grade 1

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From Bob Kieckhefer (Bloodhorse.com) First British filly to take storied race. Enable (GB) swept to the easiest of victories in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) at Chantilly Oct. 1, as she brushed aside a top-quality field to post her fifth straight win at the highest level. In doing

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From the Blood-horse Jump Sucker Stable’s Blacktype could be the bridge from the Commonwealth Turf Cup and the renamed Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup (G2T) Sept. 30 at Laurel Park. Blacktype, a French-bred son of Dunkerque trained by Christophe Clement, prevailed by a half-length in last year’s Commonwealth Turf. He returns to

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Bob Kieckhefer rounds up the Arlington Million undercard stakes: It’s the International Festival of Racing but the winners of the biggest stakes on the undercard ran their previous races in Delaware and New York. Oscar Performance scored his second straight Grade 1 win Saturday in the Secretariat Stakes for 3-year-olds

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Bob Kieckhefer – with his special take on things – tells us what to watch for in the Arlington Million, Beverly D., Secretariat and America St. Leger: A former winner, last year’s second- and third-place finishers and last year’s Secretariat Stakes victor all grace the field forSaturday’s Arlington Million, centerpiece

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