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Japan: T O Keynes Aims For Repeat In Champions Cup On Dirt

The Grade 1 Champions Cup takes place on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Chukyo Racecourse, just outside of Nagoya in central Japan. It will be the 23rd running of the race, which was previously known as the Japan Cup Dirt. First run in 2000 at Tokyo over 2,100 meters, the race has had a number of […]

‘This Horse Just Might Be Cajun’: Horse For Course Surveillance Captures Fair Grounds’ Thanksgiving Classic

Surrounded by a spirited crowd and a festival atmosphere, Big Chief Racing, Rocker O Ranch, and trainer Keith Desormeaux’s Surveillance won the 98th edition of the $175,000 Thanksgiving Classic at Fair Grounds. Some handicappers might call him a horse for the course, some might say the six-furlong distance suits him best, but Desormeaux thinks he […]

Heart Rhythm Racing For CRPS Cure In New Orleans’ Thanksgiving Classic

Trainer John Ortiz will be at Fair Grounds on Thanksgiving to watch the newest member of his barn run in the $175,000 Thanksgiving Classic for one very special reason – Taylor Logan. “I will be there because this race is pretty important for the owner’s family,” Ortiz said. Taylor Logan is the daughter of Elliott […]

‘He’s Developed Into A Really Nice Horse’: Havnameltdown Keeps Cool For Bob Hope Triumph

Odds-on favorite Havnameltdown walked his beat Sunday at Del Mar in the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes (G3) and came away a 1 1/4-length winner over stablemate Newgate in the feature for 2-year-olds going seven furlongs at Del Mar. The husky colt by the Florida sire Uncaptured continued his fine performances at the seaside oval as he […]

Woodbine Cancels Portion Of Sunday Card Due To Winter Weather

Woodbine Entertainment canceled races 3-10 of Sunday’s card of live racing due to inclement weather conditions in the Toronto area. At mid-afternoon, Weather.com reported snow in the area that was to continue for the next several hours. Among the races canceled was the $175,000 Kennedy Road (G2), a six-furlong main track race for 3-year-olds and […]

Leonard-Trained California Angel Among 11 Fillies Entered For Mrs. Revere

Chris Walsh’s classy 3-year-old filly California Angel tops a field of 11 entered in Friday’s 31st running of the $300,000 Mrs. Revere (G2) at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/16-mile Mrs. Revere for 3-year-old fillies will go as Race 9 of 12 with a post time of 4:57 p.m. (ET). The turf event is scheduled to […]

The Chosen Vron Rolls To Victory In Del Mar’s Cary Grant For Cal-Breds

The Chosen Vron, prominent from the start, took aim at the leader Big City Lights at the three-eighths pole, and then just outran him to the wire to score by 3 3/4 lengths at the finish of the $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes Saturday at Del Mar. Owned by a partnership headed by John Sondereker, who […]