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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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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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Turf Horse of the Month

Louisville, Ky. (Saturday, September 2, 2017) — Live Oak Plantation’s World Approval got back on the winning track with an impressive 2¼-length win over European invader Time Test in the Grade 1 Fourstardave Handicap at Saratoga and for his efforts was named the Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for

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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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Bob Kieckhefer – with his special take on things – tells us what to watch for in the Arlington Million, Beverly D., Secretariat and America St. Leger: A former winner, last year’s second- and third-place finishers and last year’s Secretariat Stakes victor all grace the field forSaturday’s Arlington Million, centerpiece

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Bob Kieckhefer’s stakes round-up, always with an eye toward the Breeders’ Cup Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar: Turf Bricks and Mortar found a handy spot behind the leaders in Friday’s $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga, shifted outside those at mid-stretch and rallied to win

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From Racenewsonline.com CHICHESTER, West Sussex, England (Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017) — Here Comes When pulled off a 20/1 shock when landing today’s £1m G1 Qatar Goodwood Sussex Stakes, which was run in pouring rain.  The Andrew Balding-trained gelding, ridden by champion jockey Jim Crowley in the colours of Fitri Hay,

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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 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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