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Churchill Downs’ recaps Saturday night’s Wise Dan: LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, June 17, 2017) – Wimborne Farm’s gray 7-year-old Kasaqui (ARG) avenged a half-length loss in last year’s $200,000 Wise Dan (Grade II) at Churchill Downs when he struck the lead with an eighth of a mile to run and easily

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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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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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Fasig-Tipton 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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Trainer Kenny McPeek and owner Nancy Polk must be hoping that Kentucky Oaks runner-up Daddys Lil Darling is getting any rough start out of the way before she actually races in the June 2 Investec Oaks at historic Epsom Downs Racecourse. Daddys Lil Darling will be the first Kentucky Oaks

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By Gary West, for TurfTalk360.com In 1962, a former bookmaker from Cleveland caused a brouhaha when he traveled to Paris with a diminutive racehorse and, somewhat shockingly, the boldly stated goal of winning the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Asked why they were there, Jack Price said he just figured

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From Churchill Downs media department:  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, May 20, 2017) – Some In Time Inc.’s Brazilian-bred Some in Tieme (Brz) muscled his way into the clear in mid-stretch and ran down pacesetter Reporting Star by three lengths to win Saturday’s 80thrunning of the $100,000 Louisville Handicap (Grade III) at

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Trainer Kenny McPeek elaborates to Racing Post on possibly running Kentucky Oaks runner-up Daddys Lil Darling in the English Oaks. Daddys Lil Darling is by the deceased Ashford Stud stallion Scat Daddy and out of owner-breeder Normandy Farm’s mare Miss Hot Salsa, making her a full sister to TwinSpires Breeders’

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