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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Zipessa became the sixth horse to go from Kentucky Downs to victory in the first two days of Keeneland’s fall meet, taking the $400,000, Grade 1 First Lady by 1 1/2 lengths over Hawksmoor before a Saturday crowd of 28,763. Zipessa led most of the way before

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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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Bob Kieckhefer rounds up the past week’s turf stakes with an eye on the Breeders’ Cup grass races Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar: Turf Hunt tracked down the leader at mid-stretch in Saturday’s $250,000 Grade II Del Mar Handicap and fended off a late bit by Itsinthepost to win by

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Arlington Publicity ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 9, 2017) – A field of 13 passed the entry box in advance of anticipated starts in Saturday’s 35th running of the Grade I $1 million Arlington Million at Arlington International Racecourse. The Million, run at 10 furlongs on the Arlington turf course, will be

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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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Saturday’s $250,000 Grade II Bowling Green Handicap at Saratoga pits rivals with credentials from all over the continent. Bigger Picture comes directly from a victory in the Grade I United Nations at Monmouth Park. Ascend was the victor in the Grade I Manhattan at Belmont Park last time out. Frank

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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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Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month

Off her monster performance at Royal Ascot against the best grass sprinters in the world, Stonestreet Stables’ 3-year-old filly Lady Aurelia has earned honors as Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for June on the all-things grass-racing website TurfTalk360.com. In mastering the best turf sprinters in the world to take

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Gary West — as only he can — reflects on Royal Ascot: In 1711, during a carriage ride from Windsor Castle, Queen Anne realized that Ascot Heath would be an ideal location for a racecourse. And so it was a few weeks later. Horses raced at Royal Ascot 21 years

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The Japan Racing Association release on Satono Crown winning the $2.86 million Takarazuka Kinen to earn an automatic berth in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf: TAKARAZUKA, HUGO, JAPAN (June 25, 2017) Hajime Satomi’s 5-year-old Satono Crown (JPN) overtook Gold Actor (JPN) in the final yards under jockey Mirco

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