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Press Release LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Friday, Nov. 24, 2017) – James M. Miller’s Lovely Bernadette sat just behind longshot pacesetter Marina’s Legacy, grabbed the lead midway around the far turn and repelled late challenges down the stretch to win Saturday’s 27th running of the $200,000 Mrs. Revere (Grade II) at Churchill

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Press Release LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017) – Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) runner-up Daddys Lil Darling headlines a contentious field of 3-year-old fillies entered in Friday’s 27th running of the $200,000 Mrs. Revere (GII) at Churchill Downs. The Mrs. Revere – the penultimate North American graded stakes race

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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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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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