Saturday, September 27 2014



MIKE SMITH, SHARED BELIEF, WINNER: “They tried to use some tactics on me which made the win today even sweeter. They just kept taking me wide, taking me wide, and I believe if you want to press the pace or take me out a little bit, OK. But doing it at all costs just to get me beat isn’t the way it should be done. It was to the extreme, I thought it was ridiculous. You just don’t do that.”

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Thursday, September 25 2014

Main Sequence aims for third straight G1 in Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

ELMONT, N.Y. - Since arriving in the United States earlier this year, all Main Sequence has done is win Grade 1 races. On Saturday, the English-bred gelding will be favored to make it three in a row in the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic for 3-year-olds and up at Belmont Park.

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Friday’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Pool Guaranteed at $50,000
Zimmerman Enjoys Working Holiday in Trinidad and Tobago
Apprentice Fontanez Makes Three Visits to Winner's Circle

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the sixth straight program at Gulfstream Park Thursday. The carryover pool for the popular multi-race wager for Friday’s program will be guaranteed at $50,000.

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Churchill Downs Barn Notes: Thursday, Sept. 25


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014) – Coming off an eighth-place finish in the $1.5 million Whitney (Grade I) at Saratoga on Aug. 2, Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Departing is seeking a return to top form in Saturday’s $125,000-added Homecoming Classic under the Twin Spires for trainer Al Stall Jr.

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Churchill Downs Stakes Advance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014) – Michael Langdon’s improving Carve has won four races and nearly $500,000 in a “career year” in 2014, and is the early favorite to add another significant win to his finest racing season when he takes on five rivals in the second running of the $125,000-added Homecoming Classic on Saturday (Sept. 27) at Churchill Downs.

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Stopchargingmaria to face elders in G1 Beldame

ELMONT, N.Y. - Sitting on a three-race streak, Stopchargingmaria is familiar with finding her way to the winner's circle. In order to make it four in a row, however, the 3-year-old filly will have to conquer a new challenge.

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Itsmyluckyday favored at 4-5 in Kelso Handicap

ELMONT, N.Y. - Since 1984, only three horses have used a one-mile race as a springboard to victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic. On TVG Super Saturday at Belmont Park, trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. is counting on the Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso Handicap to propel Grade 1 Woodward winner Itsmyluckyday into any one of three races, among them the 1 ¼-mile Classic at Santa Anita Park on November 1.

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Travers top 3 take on elders in G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup

ELMONT, N.Y. - The top three finishers of the Grade 1 Travers will face older horses, including Grade 1 Whitney winner Moreno, on Saturday in the Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park.

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Saturday, September 20 2014

Gulfstream Today 9.20

Pletcher Arrives And Wins With First Starter
Sunday's Rainbow 6 Pool $50,000

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The Todd Pletcher stable returned to Gulfstream Saturday with its first entrant of the season, picking up just where it left off – with a win.

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Ol Donyo Leads 1-2-3 Wolfson Finish in Musical Romance Stakes

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trainer Marty Wolfson enjoyed a black-type day Saturday at Gulfstream Park, where he saddled the first three finishers, including victorious Ol Donyo, in the $75,000 Musical Romance Stakes.

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Dramatic run propels Artemis Agrotera to victory in Gallant Bloom

ELMONT, N.Y. - In her four previous wins, Artemis Agrotera had never raced more than 1 ½ lengths off the pace. On Saturday at Belmont Park, the 3-year-old made up a 9 ½-length deficit to win the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap for fillies and mares by a head over La Verdad.

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Belmont Park Notes: September 20

• Zivo, Last Gunfighter, Real Solution, Stephanie's Kitten, and Alterite turn in final TVG Super Saturday breezes for Brown
• Wicked Strong solid in six-furlong work for G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup
• Moreno breezes five furlongs in 1:03.31 in final work before Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup
• Itsmyluckyday tunes up for G2 Kelso with four-furlong work
• Palace breezes in preparation for G1 Vosburgh
• Clement breezes pair of turf mares, Irish Mission and Aigue Marine, in advance of G1 Flower Bowl

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