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By NYRA Press Office SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Patricia Moseley’s homebred Proctor’s Ledge picked up her first stakes win with a late-running 1 ¾-length victory over Party Boat in the Grade 3, $150,000 Lake George for 3-year-old fillies on the turf, the second of two stakes on Friday’s 10-race Opening

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By Brian Bohl, NYRA publicity department SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli produced another memorable effort at historic Saratoga Race Course, running down Quidura in the final strides to win the 79th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Diana for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up on

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By Bob Kieckhefer, special to TurfTalk360.com The Royal Ascot meeting isn’t wasting any time getting out of the gate this year. Shortly after the procession of Royal carriages deposits Her Majesty and party in the Royal Enclosure on Tuesday, some equine royalty will take the course for the first of

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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