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Multiple Grade 1-Placed Soldier Rising Seeks Stakes Breakthrough In Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

Given his credentials, it might be hard to believe that multiple Grade 1-placed millionaire Soldier Rising has yet to win a stakes since joining the stable of trainer Christophe Clement in the summer of 2021. After coming close on several occasions, the 5-year-old son of Frankel will pursue a top-level victory in Saturday’s rescheduled edition […]

NYRA Reschedules Joe Hirsch Turf Classic For Next Saturday

Following New York State Gaming Commission approval, the New York Racing Association Inc. has moved the $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) from Sunday to next Saturday, October 7, at Aqueduct Racetrack. Friday’s 11-race Aqueduct card was canceled due to a powerful coastal storm causing widespread flooding and hazardous conditions throughout New York City and […]

Aqueduct: Saturday’s 11-Race Card, Including Four Graded Stakes, Moved To Sunday

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has moved Saturday’s 11-race card at Aqueduct Racetrack to Sunday and pushed Sunday’s 10-race program to Wednesday due to torrential rainfall causing widespread flooding and hazardous conditions in the New York metropolitan area. Friday’s 11-race card was canceled with more than five inches of rain expected and Ozone […]

Law Professor Set For Return In Woodward

Twin Creeks Racing Stable’s graded stakes winner Law Professor, last seen finishing a distant sixth in the Pimlico Special (G3) on May 19, will return in Saturday’s $400,000 Woodward (G2)  at Belmont at the Big A. He was second in last year’s Grade 1 edition of the 1 1/8-mile event. Trained by Rob Atras, the […]

‘Fact-Finding Mission’: DWC Runner-Up Algiers To Get ‘American Dirt’ Test In Woodward

A strong run of form in Dubai this winter from Algiers has British-based conditioners Ed and Simon Crisford thinking that the multiple group stakes winner is worthy of a try in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) in November at Santa Anita Park. But should he make the journey to California, he’ll first audition by way […]

Arcangelo ‘Maintaining Bottom Line Fitness’ For Breeders’ Cup Classic

Blue Rose Farm’s dual Grade 1-winner Arcangelo breezed five-eighths Friday over the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course in preparation for the Grade 1, $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on November 4 at Santa Anita Park. Trained by Jena Antonucci and piloted through the breeze by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano, the Arrogate grey […]

$3.3 Million Malavath Chasing Return To Form In Saturday’s Noble Damsel

Moyglare Stud Farm’s dual group stakes-winner Malavath will look to secure her first stateside score in Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Noble Damsel, a one-mile inner turf test for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up, at Belmont at the Big A. Trained by Christophe Clement, the 4-year-old Irish-bred daughter of Mehmas captured the 2021 Group 2 […]

‘Carson Ran Great’: Clement Supplies Davis Another Grade 1 Winner At Woodbine

Jockey Dylan Davis earned his second career Grade 1 victory when traveling to Woodbine to pilot West Point Thoroughbreds and Steven Bouchey’s Carson’s Run in the Summer Stakes for juveniles going one mile. Carson’s Run, a chestnut son of Cupid, was last-of-9 early on, gradually making up ground through each point of call en route […]

Jockey Club Oaks: Highland Grace Could Be Third Generation Graded Winner For Bonner Young

Thoroughbred owner and breeder Bonner Young is hopeful that dual winner Highland Grace can add more prosperity to a highly productive family line in Saturday’s Grade 3, $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Jockey Club Oaks going 11 furlongs at Belmont at the Big A. Trained by Barclay Tagg, Highland Grace started out 0-for-4 through the maiden ranks before stretching out […]