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CODE OF HONOR BECOMES A MAN IN TRAVERS 150

With a wide sweep on the far turn at Saratoga, the momentum carrying him seven paths wide into the straight, the newly matured and much improved Code of Honor gave a memorable performance worthy of

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WHO WILL MAKE THE TRAVERS GRADE?

While Maximum Security may be the leader in the clubhouse, his absence from the Travers, whatever happens in Bensalem PA next month, has left the championship door open. Toward that end, here’s a look at

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TRAVERS IS TRAVERS, NO MATTER THE FIELD

LAS VEGAS–A very few races transcend the quality of their field. No matter who runs, it is a special event, a happening. The Triple Crown races, of course, fall into this category. Ditto the Breeders’

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ENTERTAINING ALBEIT ENDLESS GRADE 1 WEEKEND

HRI Exclusive: HorseRaceInsider has learned from multiple sources that the major stakes races of Saturday, August 17, have concluded. The beginning of the end came last night—fairly sure it was last night—at 9:46 pm, EDT.

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TRADITIONAL $2 PICK SIX MAY BE DEAD

Let’s face it; it appears the time for the $2 Pick Six has come and gone. Early this week, we took at brief look at the NYRA’s newly instituted Empire 6 based on the same

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U.S. HAS FOUL RULES RIGHT

The Thoroughbred Idea Foundation has released a new white paper. The only problem is that the well intentioned treatise tries to have it both ways. First, it let Kentucky Derby stewards off the hook, Thoroughbred

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