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Undefeated Flightline Tops First Week Of Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings

Hronis Racing LLC, Siena Farm LLC, Summer Wind Equine LLC, West Point Thoroughbreds, and Woodford Racing, LLC’s undefeated Flightline is the No. 1 rated horse following the first week of tabulated votes for the 2022 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings. The Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings are a weekly rating of the top 10 horses in contention […]

Haskell Could Be In Play As Baffert’s 90-Day Suspension Concludes

Trainer Bob Baffert plans to return to training on Sunday, July 3, following the conclusion of a 90-day suspension issued by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. According to the Asbury Park Press, the nine-time winner of the Grade 1 Haskell could send one or more top 3-year-old entrants to the Jersey Shore for the 2022 edition […]

Nautilus, Ola Perfecta Secure Breeders’ Cup Berths With Respective Wins In Brazil, Peru

Stud Valentin and Jarussi’s 3-year-old Nautilus won the 1 ½-mile Grande Premio Brasil (G1) at Hipodromo Gavea in Brazil and earned a Breeders’ Cup Challenge berth into the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), and Stud Patriots’ 5-year-old mare Ola Perfecta closed strongly inside the final furlong to prevail in the 1 ¼-mile Gran […]

Grade 1 Winner Ce Ce Pleases In Santa Anita Breeze For Gulfstream’s Princess Rooney

Bo Hirsch’s Grade 1 winner Ce Ce is scheduled to ship Wednesday morning from Santa Anita to Gulfstream Park, where she will try for a repeat win in Saturday’s $300,000 Princess Rooney Invitational (G2). The Michael McCarthy-trained 6-year-old mare tuned up for the Breeders’ Cup Challenge ‘Win and You’re In’ seven-furlong sprint for fillies and […]

Titleholder Streaks To Hanshin Course Record In Takarazuka Kinen, Earns Breeders’ Cup Turf Berth

Hiroshi Yamada’s Titleholder took control inside the final quarter mile and swept to a two-length victory in course-record time in the 1 3/8-mile Takarazuka Kinen (G1) Sunday at Hanshin Racecourse. With the victory, Titleholder earned an automatic starting position and fees paid into the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) November 5 at Keeneland […]

Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series Heads To Brazil, Peru, Japan This Sunday

The Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In features three Group 1 automatic qualifiers on Sunday, June 26 into this year’s World Championships, with the Takarazuka Kinen in Japan, the Grande Premio Brasil in Brazil, and the Gran Premio Pamplona in Peru. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series is an international series of 82 stakes […]

Win And You’re In: World Travelers Meet Home Stars In Sunday’s Takarazuka Kinen

After five consecutive weeks of Grade 1 racing in Tokyo recently, there has been a slight lull in the top-class action here in Japan, but this coming Sunday (June 26) it returns in the form of the Takarazuka Kinen, to be run at Hanshin Racecourse over 2,200 meters on the inner turf track. It is […]

Drain The Clock Works Toward Smile Sprint, Eyes Breeders’ Cup ‘Dirt Dozen’ Credit

Slam Dunk Racing, Madaket Stables LLC, Wonder Stables and Michael Nentwig’s Drain the Clock breezed a sharp four furlongs at Gulfstream Park Sunday morning in preparation for a planned start at the Hallandale Beach, Fla., track in the $100,000 Smile Sprint (G3) July 2. The Grade 1-winning son of Maclean’s Music was timed in 47.94 […]

Cox Plans To Keep Mandaloun ‘At Home,’ Target July 2 Stephen Foster

Trainer Brad Cox reported Friday that Juddmonte’s 2021 Kentucky Derby (Grade 1) winner Mandaloun is targeting the $750,000 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2) on July 2 at Churchill Downs. Mandaloun, who won last year’s Derby following the disqualification of Medina Spirit, finished ninth in the $20 million Saudi Cup (GI) in his last start. Following the […]