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Author: Newswriter

DERBY NEWS & NOTES MAY 2

Edited Churchill Staff Release – It was a quiet morning of routine training Thursday morning at Churchill Downs for the 21 entrants for the 150th running of

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SIR PINOCCHIO BY A NOSE?

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Stakes success at Freehold Raceway is a bit of a tradition for the family of Sir Pinocchio, who will look

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FIERCENESS, T. ANNA, FAVES

Edited Churchill Staff Release – Tick tock, tick tock, it’s almost Derby o’clock.      Just three days remain until the first Saturday in May and the

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DERBY NEWS: FINAL WORKS

Edited Churchill Staff Release – Undefeated Japanese runners Forever Young (JPN) and T O Password (JPN) put the finishing touches on their major preparation for Saturday’s $5 million Kentucky Derby presented

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ALL OVER BUT THE WAITING

Edited Churchill Staff Release – Kentucky Derby Week is officially here and most horses running in the $5 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade

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DERBY/OAKS SUNDAY WORKS

Edited Churchill Staff Release – With the weather again cooperating with a mild and dry Sunday morning, five entrants for the $5 million Kentucky Derby presented

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SIERRA LEONE STRONG WORK

Edited Churchill Staff Release  – On a picture prefect Saturday morning at Churchill Downs, Blue Grass Stakes (GI) winner Sierra Leone headlined a list of

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BOST HAS ‘DAISY’ ON GO

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Emily Bost was in college and knew nothing about harness racing when she answered a newspaper help-wanted ad for a

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KEENELAND HANDLES $218M

Edited Keeneland Release  – Keeneland’s 2024 Spring Meet concluded Friday with all-sources wagering exceeding $218 million, the third-highest handle in track history. Average daily purse

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MANDATORY PAYOUT AT GP

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – A mandatory payout of the 20-cent Rainbow 6 pool will be held Saturday at Gulfstream Park, where the jackpot pool is expected to

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MUTH PREAKNESS FAVORITE

Edited Pimlico Staff Release –Kentucky Derby (G1) favorites Fierceness and Sierra Leone will open as the second and third choices respectively in the Preakness Future

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CD BARN NEWS & NOTES 0426

Edited Churchill Staff Release –Ribble Farms, Michael Eiserman, Earl Silver and Kenneth and Dave Fishbein’s Honor Marie worked five furlongs in company with stakes-placed stablemate Agoo in :59.20 over a fast track on a chilly Thursday

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