Wednesday, November 26 2014

Juveniles look to close out season in style in Remsen, Demoiselle

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Racing fans hoping for a glimpse of some of next year's 3-year-old stars can do so Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack when 22 promising juveniles gather for the 100th running of the Grade 2, $400,000 Remsen and its sister race, the Grade 2, $400,000 Demoiselle for fillies, which will be run for the 93rd time.

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Stretch-out sprinters lead the way in G1 Cigar Mile Handicap

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - The second, third, and fourth-place finishers from the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Sprint on November 1 at Santa Anita Park are all back for more on Saturday in the Grade 1, $500,000 Cigar Mile Handicap - the centerpiece of the fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack.

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Juvenile Showcase Program

Kaplan Fillies Target Dirt Stakes on Juvenile Showcase Program

Trainer Represented in Two of Three Filly Stakes at Gulfstream Park West

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Narrowly beaten in a pair of stakes earlier this year, Moment of Delight will get another chance to break through for trainer Bill Kaplan in the $75,000 Hut Hut on Saturday at Gulfstream Park West.

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Saturday’s Juvenile Showcase

Saturday’s Juvenile Showcase Features Undefeated Mr. Jordan in Smooth Air

Richard the Great Seeks to Conquer Foes in Six-Furlong Buffalo Man
Maker-Trained Duo Top Large Field for Pulpit Stakes on Turf

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Two races into his promising career, what more could anyone possibly ask of Mr. Jordan?

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014) – Constitution and Hoppertunity, two auspicious 3-year-olds that were denied starts in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands because of ill-timed setbacks, look for redemption Friday at Churchill Downs against seven rivals in the 140th renewal of the $500,000-added Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (Grade I).

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Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool


Unbeaten American Pharoah is Favored Individual, One of Four Baffert Trainees; Pletcher Trains Five Wagering Interests

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014) – It’s a true reminder that the pace is quickening on the journey to the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I): the first of four pools in Churchill Downs Racetrack’s Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”) will open its three-day run on Friday, Nov. 28 and the “All Others” wagering interest is expected to be a heavy favorite when Derby future betting concludes early Sunday evening.

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Competitive bunch set to square off in G3 Go For Wand

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - An intriguing blend of up-and-coming fillies and hard-knocking mares is set to enter the starting gate on Friday at Aqueduct Racetrack for the Grade 3, $300,000 Go For Wand Handicap.

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Saturday, November 22 2014

$100,000 My Charmer Handicap (G3) Quotes

Trainer David Fawkes (Daring Kathy): “He (jockey Abdiel Jaen) rode her perfect. Even the fractions were almost exactly the same. When I saw them go in almost 25 [seconds] and then the 51 and change, I was like ‘Oh my God. It’s over.’ He hadn’t even asked her to do anything. She did everything he asked the whole race.

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$100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (G3) Quotes

Trainer Christophe Clement (Lubash): “His last race was so good, I decided to come here for the stake before he is turned out. He’s a fun horse because he really, really wants to win. He always runs a good race and makes me look good. I like that.”

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Friday, November 21 2014

Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Fri 11/21

Karibu Gardens Taking Steps toward Grade 3 Tropical Turf Handicap
Merilore Hopes to Carry on Family Tradition

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Melnyk Racing Stables’ Karibu Gardens had impressed trainer Josie Carroll right from the start, so the Canadian trainer wasn’t surprised when the 4-year-old son of Flower Alley blossomed into a graded-stakes performer. The Grade 2 winner has been shipped to Gulfstream Park West to run in Saturday’s $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (G3).

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Churchill Downs Race Day Notes: Friday, Nov. 21


Maryland-based filly Nellie Cashman completed a promising 3-year-old season with a disappointing run in last fall’s Mrs. Revere (Grade II), but she climbed aboard a van Friday morning for a return trip to Churchill Downs and a bid to make amends for that performance.

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Thursday, November 20 2014

Angelica Zapata, Daring Kathy Seeking First Graded Win in My Charmer

Multiple Stakes Winners Square Off in Saturday’s $100,000 Turf Sweepstakes

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Among her 11 lifetime victories in a 30-race career that has spanned five seasons, Angelica Zapata owns 10 stakes wins. As yet none have come in graded company, though she came within a length and a half of two Grade 3 wins over the winter.

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