Saturday, October 04 2014

Quotes from the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades

Olly Stevens (winning trainer of Peace and War)

“We purchased her at Keeneland (at the September Yearling Sale) then took her back to England. She won her first out then we caught some bad ground at Ascot in England, which is one of the main reasons we came over here.

“She’s been back 12 days. Julien (Leparoux) breezed her here on Sunday, the day I flew in, and he really liked her. He jumped off another filly to ride her, actually.”

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Quotes from the $200,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix

Richard Papiese (who bred and owns winner Work All Week with his wife, Karen, in the name of Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc.)

On whether Work All Week will race in the $1.5 million Xpressbet Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1)

“We’ll see how he comes out of this, and if he comes out good, then yes, we’ll go to California. (He) loves dirt – has never lost on dirt.”

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Friday, October 03 2014

Gulfstream Park News & Notes - 10/3

Zayas to Claim First Gulfstream Title, Delgado Leads Trainers
Hangover Saturday Back on Own Turf in Saturday’s Our Dear Peggy Stakes
Little Elusive Stamp Seeks Big Return in Saturday’s Armed Forces Stakes

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Jockey Edgard Zayas will claim his first Gulfstream Park riding title Saturday. Zayas entered Friday's program with 86 winners, 34 more than Ramsey Zimmerman. Zayas also leads all other riders with $1.7 million in purse earnings.

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Bowden hopes for another trip to Futurity winner’s circle

Adam Bowden was in the Kentucky Futurity winner’s circle last year with Creatine and he hopes to return there following Sunday’s 122nd edition of the trotting classic, this time with Father Patrick.

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Keeneland Barn Notes for Oct. 3


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Thursday, October 02 2014

Small Breeders With Big Dreams in Saturday’s Sire Stakes

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Roll the dice, Jimmy Randolph said.

Go for it, echoed Madeline Nowicki. "Anybody can do it...and it's so much fun."

Randolph and Nowicki are just two of the small Florida breeders who will be living the dream come Saturday's finals of the $1.4 million Florida Sire Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Grade 1 Juddmonte Spinster

Close Hatches Tops Select Field of Six
for Sunday’s Grade 1 Juddmonte Spinster

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 2, 2014) – Juddmonte Farms’ Close Hatches, undefeated in four races in 2014, headlines a small but select field of six fillies and mares entered Thursday for Sunday’s 59th running of the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1) at 1 1/8 miles on the main track.

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Wednesday, October 01 2014

Cavorting and Condo Commando to meet in G1 Frizette

ELMONT, N.Y. - Cavorting and Condo Commando, winners of the Grade 2 Adirondack and Grade 1 Spinaway, respectively, are set to square off on Saturday at Belmont Park in the Grade 1, $500,000 Frizette for 2-year-old fillies.

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Holywell Well-Respected for Saturday’s $350,000 My Dear Girl

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – When Jose and Tracy Pinchin were in the market to buy a broodmare, an unraced daughter of Gold Case caught their attention. The Pinchins had enjoyed success while campaigning her half-sister, Golden Mystery, a few years earlier, so they went ahead and added All Saint’s Day to their small broodmare band of four.

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Twotwentyfive A Leads Gold Quartet in Saturday’s $350,000 In Reality

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Undefeated Twotwentyfive A will have plenty of back-up in Saturday’s $350,000 In Reality Division of the $1.4 million Florida Sire Stakes Series at Gulfstream Park.

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$1 Million Shadwell Turf Mile

Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan Faces Seven Rivals
in Saturday’s $1 Million Shadwell Turf Mile

Stakes is first seven-figure race in Keeneland history

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 1, 2014) – Morton Fink’s reigning two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who is based at Keeneland, will face seven opponents Saturday in the 29th running of the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1), the first $1 million race in Keeneland history.

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Gulfstream West Undergoes Renovations for Upcoming Fall Turf Festival

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - In preparation for the upcoming Gulfstream Park Fall Turf Festival, the facilities at Gulfstream Park West, formerly Calder Race Course, have undergone extensive renovations.

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