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‘Very Routine And Very Happy’: Arabian Knight, Reincarnate Work For Yakteen At Santa Anita

With rain forecast for Santa Anita this weekend, top 3-year-old Arabian Knight stayed ahead of the weather Thursday with a six-furlong work just five days after his previous drill for Tim Yakteen. Unbeaten Arabian Knight completed Thursday’s move in 1:13.60 on a track listed as fast. Last Saturday, the Uncle Mo colt worked five furlongs […]

‘Dreaming With A Good Reason’: Congruent On Triple Crown Trail After Turfway Stakes Win

Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent, winner of the Laurel Futurity last fall at Laurel Park, is on the Triple Crown trail following his upset victory in the John Battaglia Memorial March 4 at Turfway Park. Based in South Florida with trainer Antonio Sano, Congruent trailed the field through six furlongs in the 1 […]

The Derby Bubble Presented By Kentucky-Breds: Forte’s Still Forte…Uh-Oh…

The Kentucky Derby prep schedule is starting to ramp up, which means it’s time for detailed looks at the horses that could fill the starting gate with Andrew Champagne of Catena Media and The Saratogian’s Pink Sheet. Check back with the Paulick Report regularly for updated rankings that include news, notes, and opinions on the […]

Pletcher Has Solid Duo In Quest For Sixth Tampa Bay Derby Triumph

Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher is set to seek his sixth victory in the Grade 3, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby on Saturday in the 43rd edition of the 3-year-old showcase at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla. Pletcher, who last won the race in 2017 with Tapwrit, has entered two horses in […]

Japan-Based Derby Prospect Mandarin Hero Headed To Santa Anita Derby

Due in large part to a 30-year relationship between Santa Anita Park and Japan’s Oi Racecourse, Japanese-bred Mandarin Hero, who has won four out of his five career starts in Japan, will arrive in Los Angeles on March 29 and is scheduled to run at Santa Anita on Saturday, April 8, in the Grade 1, […]

Forte Secures Lead In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll; Practical Move Jumps To Third Position

Champion juvenile colt Forte secured his place atop Week Six of the NTRA’s Top 3-Year-Old Poll with a dominant 4 1/2-length win in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes. The Todd Pletcher-trained son of Violence completed 1 1/16 miles over Gulfstream’s fast main track in 1:43.12. Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner, Forte has […]

Laurel’s Next Step For Sophomores: Coffeewithchris, Prince Of Jericho Top Private Terms Nominees

Multiple stakes winner Coffeewithchris and Triple Crown-eligible stakes winners Arctic Arrogance and Prince of Jericho top 24 3-year-olds nominated to the $100,000 Private Terms at Laurel Park. Contested at about 1 1/16 miles, the Private Terms is among five stakes worth $450,000 in purses on a Saturday, March 18 program that includes the $100,000 Beyond […]

Pletcher: Forte Likely Bound For Florida Derby

Fountain of Youth (G2) winner Forte, last year’s 2-year-old champion male and the current Kentucky Derby (G1) favorite, will most likely make his next start in the $1-million Curlin Florida Derby (G1), trainer Todd Pletcher told Daily Racing Form. Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable’s Forte made an auspicious 3-year-old debut Saturday at Gulfstream Park, […]