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Somali Lemonade springs sweet Diana upset - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:32

Somali Lemonade springs sweet Diana upset
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
A loaded field of 10 fantastic fillies and mares assembled for the 2014 edition of the Grade 1 Diana Stakes. Last year's third place finisher in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf Alterite was afforded favoritism despite being off the bench since ...

Up With the Birds Wins Nijinsky - Horse Racing Nation

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 14:52

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Up With the Birds Wins Nijinsky
Horse Racing Nation
Up With the Birds, Canada's reigning horse of the year, posted a record of 4-2-0 from six starts in 2013 including wins in the Black Gold Stakes at the Fair Grounds, and the Marine and Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine to go along with a tremendous Grade 1 ...
Nijinsky goes to Up With the BirdsSunHerald.com
'Birds' gets up to take NijinskyESPN

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Summer Front on the Road Again - Horse Racing Nation

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 14:20

Summer Front on the Road Again
Horse Racing Nation
“When a horse ships as well as this one it's no problem,” said Lee Vickers, assistant to Clement and Summer Front's travelling companion. “He jogged Thursday and galloped the next two days. He trained well back in New York, he's moving well and we're ...
Del Mar: Today's pressbox notesThe Courier-Journal (blog)

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Commanding Curve Working Steadily - Horse Racing Nation

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 14:03

Commanding Curve Working Steadily
Horse Racing Nation
There's a big difference in the purse [between the Jim Dandy and Curlin], and I think he fits with - Tonalist will definitely be the favorite - but he fits with the other horses." Commanding Curve | Dallas Stewart | West Point Thoroughbreds | Saratoga ...

Tonalist works ahead of Jim Dandy Stakes - Hilton Head Island Packet

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 13:48

Tonalist works ahead of Jim Dandy Stakes
Hilton Head Island Packet
There are pluses to both races. We'll kind of handicap and see where our style suits best and what the competition is and pick our poison after that." Easy Goer Stakes runner-up Legend, trained by Jim Bond, got ready for the Jim Dandy with a five ...

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Samraat Prepares for Next Start - Horse Racing Nation

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 13:46

Examiner.com

Samraat Prepares for Next Start
Horse Racing Nation
"She's probably a grass horse and wants to go longer. Two half-siblings have been very good grass horses, but you have to get your career started. She's supposed to stretch out, being by Macho Uno. She was very game, and that was probably the best thing.
A quick and dirty survival guide to Saratoga's meetExaminer.com
UPI horse racing weekend advanceBig News Network.com
As Del Mar, Saratoga open, huge summer of racing on tapLexington Herald Leader
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Tonalist Tunes Up for Jim Dandy (Video) - Horse Racing Nation

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 13:02

Tonalist Tunes Up for Jim Dandy (Video)
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Tonalist works ahead of Jim Dandy StakesHilton Head Island Packet

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Medal Count Works Toward Haskell - Horse Racing Nation

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 11:28

Medal Count Works Toward Haskell
Horse Racing Nation
He's always been a very good horse and he's starting to just get better and better. He came out in great shape. It seems like nothing bothers him. He's just a good solid race horse.” Medal Count has been working regularly since the Belmont, and posted ...

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Opening Day At The Spa - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 09:38

Opening Day At The Spa
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
At post time for the first race, I had my bases covered. I had 3 horses picked for the win and three daily double bets going. I had it all covered, except for the winner of course. Winter Games, the 14-1 long shot came in at 1:51.25 for the mile and an ...

Saratoga Opens for 2014 - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 06:15

Saratoga Opens for 2014
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
For Saratoga 151, I decided to shoot an entire video with my IPhone. For some context, 25 years ago I walked away from Westfield State College with a bachelor's degree in television production. Everything I did on my phone yesterday and published today ...

Previewing the Paddock Sale - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:48

Previewing the Paddock Sale
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
With the beginning of Del Mar's racing season comes another tradition, the annual Paddock Sale. This Sunday's auction, run by the folks at Barretts, will see 39 horses of racing age parade through the sales ring, and several of these thoroughbreds are ...

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Ami's Holiday Tops Prince of Wales Noms - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 23:06

Ami's Holiday Tops Prince of Wales Noms
Horse Racing Nation
"The filly ran a huge race that day and I don't want to take anything away from her. I don't think we would have won, but we think we could have been fourth. There were only 2 1/2-lengths from fourth to six in the Plate and we felt we could have been ...
Ami's Holiday tops contenders for Prince of Wales StakesTSN

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Paddock Sale Sunday at Del Mar - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 22:50

Paddock Sale Sunday at Del Mar
Horse Racing Nation
Catalog information is available through the Barretts website. Among the horses listed for sale are stakes winners Heir Kitty, Ciao Bella Luna and Handsome Mike. Sushi Empire is scheduled to go through the ring one day after competing in the San ...

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Summer Front Likely Favorite in Eddie Read - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 22:50

Summer Front Likely Favorite in Eddie Read
Horse Racing Nation
Summer Front, a five-year-old horse by War Front trained by Christophe Clement, will have his regular rider, East Coast-based Joe Bravo, in the saddle for the nine-furlong test over Del Mar's newly-expanded Jimmy Durante Turf Course. Scheduled to ...
Del Mar: Today's pressbox notesThe Courier-Journal (blog)

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$150k Rainbow 6 Guarantee for July 19 - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 22:19

$150k Rainbow 6 Guarantee for July 19
Horse Racing Nation
Three horses could have helped their backers in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 take down a guaranteed $150,000 carryover jackpot Friday at Gulfstream Park, only to fall victim to a 75-1 long shot in the ninth and last race. Aragvi (No. 5) pulled off a shocking ...

Fashion Alert outduels Take Charge Brandi in the Schuylerville!Posted 11 hours ... - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:50

New York Daily News

Fashion Alert outduels Take Charge Brandi in the Schuylerville!Posted 11 hours ...
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
Opening day at the Spa showcased three fine performances by the 2-year old fillies, but it was in the third race of the day that the Todd Pletcher trained, George Bolton and Barry Hall owned filly shown. Take Charge Brandi, a chestnut filly out of last ...
Fashion Alert wins Schuylerville at SaratogaThe San Luis Obispo Tribune

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UPI horse racing weekend advance - UPI.com

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:13

UPI.com

UPI horse racing weekend advance
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Saratoga Springs provided a chance for the wealthy to take the waters, see and be seen and watch their horses race amid refreshing, bucolic splendor. It's not much different today -- except for all the money coming into the wagering pools from other ...
A quick and dirty survival guide to Saratoga's meetExaminer.com
As Del Mar, Saratoga open, huge summer of racing on tapLexington Herald Leader
And they're off – to racing summer campThe Globe and Mail
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Triple Arch Wins Monmouth's Friday Feature - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:43

Triple Arch Wins Monmouth's Friday Feature
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Fashion Alert Works Hard in Schuylerville - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:26

Fashion Alert Works Hard in Schuylerville
Horse Racing Nation
From then on, I wanted to give her a little breather and see how she did, and down the lane she started leaning into the horse on the inside. Finally, she started getting away from her the last sixteenth of a mile. She didn't break as bad as last time ...

Diana Stakes 2014: Caroline Thomas in Deep - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:26

Diana Stakes 2014: Caroline Thomas in Deep
Horse Racing Nation
In her typical closing style, the 4-year-old Giant's Causeway filly captured a nine-furlong optional claiming allowance on June 15 at Belmont Park, snapping a six-race losing streak dating back to last year's Grade 2 Lake Placid. In that race, she was ...

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