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AT THE RACES: BIG A PLAYS

By Don Phillips Jr. — Saturday, December 19, 2020 Best PLAY of the DAY: RACE 10: #12 The Caretaker (3-1) has attracted five claims in

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AT THE RACES- FRI BIG A

By Don Phillips Jr. — Friday, December 18, 2020 — Best PLAY of the DAY: RACE 6: #2 Beautiful Karen (7-5) started her career trying

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AT THE GATE-SUNDAY PLAYS

By Don Phillips Jr. December 13, 2020 Best PLAY of the DAY: RACE 5: #7 Wicked Title was claimed by Rudy Rodriguez August 6th and

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K DOWNS STAKES PLAY

With the uber-boutique Kentucky Downs meet winding down, we took a look at Wednesday’s featured Franklin Simpson for 3YOs going 6-1/2 furlongs and Turned Aside

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COLIC CLAIMS LA VERDAD

By Press Release – La Verdad, the 2015 Eclipse Award-winning female sprint champion, was euthanized Sunday afternoon due to complications from colic. Six days earlier,

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LAUREL PARK LIVE – JAN 18

Sprint races at Laurel Park as a rule and hard to decipher; Saturday’s featured Fire Plug at 6-1/2 furlongs fall neatly into that category. Half

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WORKERS: THANKS A MILLION

HRI EDITED RELEASE — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the recovery of approximately $1 million in stolen wages, damages and penalties on behalf of nearly

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CONDITION KING AT BELMONT

Pretty slim feature pickings at Belmont to start Jockey Club Gold Cup week, leaving us with an optional claiming NX2 for state-bred sprinters. And what

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ORTIZ, BROWN LEAD AT HALF

AUG 5, 2019—Depending on your point of view, the cream is rising or already has risen. Most observers thought that by the time the 2019

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VOODOO YOU KNOW SO WELL

NYRA PRESS RELEASE SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Voodoo Song, a five-time winner on the Saratoga turf, will look to get back to winning ways in

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NYRA’S DEADLIEST TRAINERS

Equine fatalities at New York Racing Association racetracks have significantly lessened in recent years. However, some trainers consistently send out horses that breakdown at a

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