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Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Tuesday, October 3, 2017) — Beach Patrol’s dominant five-length victory Saturday over stablemate Fanciful Angel in Belmont Park’s $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic has earned the 4-year-old colt Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for September honors on the all-things grass-racing website, TurfTalk360.com. Owned by James Covello, Sheep

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Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017) — Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli overcame prematurely busting through the starting gate, a discombobulation perhaps leading to a bobbled start, but rallied to out-game front-running Quidura for a head victory in Saratoga’s Grade 1 Diana Stakes. That July 22 performance in the $500,000

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Jockey Mike Smith remained hot, winning the Honeymoon on Sircat Sally.
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Bob Kieckhefer reviews weekend action involving the Breeders’ Cup turf divisions: Filly & Mare Turf Sircat Sally roared to her seventh win without a loss Saturday at Santa Anita, winning the $200,000 Grade II Honeymoon Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by a neck with a late move. The Surf Cat filly,

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 Bob Kieckhefer previews the weekend stakes by Breeders’ Cup turf divisions. Turf A nicely competitive field of eight assembles for Saturday’s $200,000 Grade II Wise Dan at Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Among them are the first three from last year’s edition — Pleuven, Kasaqui and Thatcher

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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 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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by NYRA Press Office Grade 1 winners Dickinson and Celestine, two of the top older turf mares in training and each riding a three-race win streak, are set to meet for the first time in Saturday’s Grade 1, $700,000 Longines Just a Game at Belmont Park. The 24th running of

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