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‘Today Was His Best Race’: Ever-Improving Big Invasion Pleases Clement With Mahony Score At Saratoga, Possible For Breeders’ Cup

Trainer Christophe Clement had high praise for Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s graded-stakes winner Big Invasion after he took down the $150,000 Mahony Stakes, a 5 1/2-furlong turf sprint for sophomores, on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. “Today was his best race,” said a smiling Clement. “He’s a very good horse, he keeps winning, so there’s no […]

‘Yesterday Was The Best Win We’ve Ever Had’: Casa Creed Provides Connections With Meaningful Victory In Fourstardave

After owning Thoroughbreds for nearly two decades, Lee Einsidler of LRE Racing secured what he considers to be his best victory to date with Casa Creed in Fourstardave (G1) Saturday at Saratoga Race Course, a “Win And You’re In” qualifier for the FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) at Keeneland. Casa Creed squared off against multiple […]

‘She’s The Kind Of Filly That Doesn’t Want To Disappoint’: Inspiral Prevails In Jacques Le Marois, Earns Breeders’ Cup Mile Berth

Cheveley Park Stud homberd Inspiral banished the memories of her shock defeat last time out at Newmarket to claim a third career Group 1 win when she took the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (G1) Sunday at Deauville. The victory secured Inspiral, a 3-year-old Frankel filly ridden by Frankie Dettoriee, a guaranteed […]

Santin Sails Clear In Transplanted Arlington Million At Churchill Downs, To Aim For BC Mile

Godolphin’s homebred Santin engaged front-running Smooth Like Straight at the top of the stretch, easily dispatched the rival, and drew clear to capture $1-million Arlington Million (G1) Saturday at Churchill Downs. The race, first run in 1981 at Arlington Park, was staged at the Louisville track for the first time after Churchill Downs’ Chicago-area track […]

Mott’s Casa Creed Comes From Last To Take Grade 1 Fourstardave

At six years old, Casa Creed isn’t slowing down. Under Luis Saez, the veteran turf horse took the win in the Grade 1 Fourstardave at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 13. Saez and Casa Creed hung back out of the gate in the one-mile race, letting Get Smokin set the pace followed closely by Masen […]

‘He Went Off Beautifully Relaxed Today’: Flightline Drills At Del Mar For Pacific Classic

He’s an impressive looking animal when he’s just standing out on the track. Put him in motion and he’ll take your breath away. Flightline, the undefeated son of Tapit, put in another workout Saturday at Del Mar as trainer John Sadler continues preparing his star equine for his next race, the TVG Pacific Classic (G1) […]

Dalika Shows Heart For Beverly D. Win At Churchill, Earns BC Filly And Mare Turf Berth

German-bred Dalika set the early pace then battled back gamely when runner-up Princess Grass got her head in front briefly in early stretch to win the $500,000 Beverly D. Stakes (G1) by a half-length Saturday at Churchill Downs. The race was staged at the Louisville track for the first time along with the $1-million Arlington […]

Foley Hopes Saturday’s Lady Tak Stakes Propels Sconsin To Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

When trainer Greg Foley first saw the condition book for Arlington Million Day at Churchill Downs his excitement was evident. The reason: the inaugural running of the $200,000 Lady Tak would be staged beneath the historic Twin Spires and he could keep his prized mare Sconsin based in Kentucky to continue her path toward the […]