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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Union Rags retired

Across the Atlantic, Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags has been retired by owner Phyllis Wyeth.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Racing Form

Oxbow will stand at Calumet Farm in 2015

The 4-year-old Oxbow, a son of Awesome Again, entered stud this season at Taylor Made Stallions in Nicholasville, Ky., for an advertised fee of $20,000.

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Blood Horse

Competitive Group Entered for Smarty Jones

Ten 3-year-olds, some of which may have their sights on the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby in three weeks, will battle in the $300,000 Smarty Jones Stakes Sept.

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The Miami Herald

Public workout scheduled for California Chrome

Los Alamitos, CA - A public workout has been scheduled for Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome at his home track of Los Alamitos.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another sold for $10 million

I'll Have Another attempted to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years but was retired with a tendon injury the day before he was to run in the Belmont Stakes.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

V. E. Day Has a Thrilling Finish in G1 Travers

V. E. Day capped an emotional weekend for trainer Jimmy Jerkens on Saturday, flying down the stretch to catch more heralded stablemate Wicked Strong and win the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers Stakes by a nose at Saratoga Race Course.

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Blood Horse

TOBA August Member of the Month

For owner David Heerensperger and trainer Neil Drysdale, the gelded son of - a hard-fought triumph in the San Luis Rey Stakes on March 22, and a neck victory in the Charles Whittingham Handicap on May 24. Pavlish first entered the Thoroughbred business with her husband, Ed.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

V.E. Day surprises in Travers

Hidden in the shadow of his more heralded stablemate, V. E. Day burst into the spotlight with a thrilling nose victory over Wicked Strong in the Grade 1 $1.25 million Travers Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

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Examiner.com

20 runners to compete in John Smith's Cup

A maximum field of 20 runners will compete in the 53rd John Smith's Cup at York.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

Goldencents dominates to win Pat O'Brien

The Restaurant and Cafe at the new Ikea Miami, opening Aug. 27 in Sweetwater. This store will be the Swedish retailer's second largest store in the United States.

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The Aiken Standard

Palace Malice won't run in Woodward Stakes

Saying that Palace Malice is 'dull and not himself,' Dogwood Stable's president Cot Campbell announced on Sunday afternoon that the colt would not run in the grade I Woodward Stakes on Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.

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The Miami Herald

Close Hatches continues perfect season with Personal Ensign triumph

Saratoga Springs, NY - Once again the showdown between leading 4-year-old fillies Close Hatches and Princess of Sylmar went the only way it possibly could have gone with Close Hatches continuing her undefeated year in Friday's $500,000 Personal Ensign Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.

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Examiner.com

Top horse racing owners in the U.K.

John Magnier is Ireland's leading thoroughbred stud owner, and the billionaire is considered one of the most influential people in horseracing and breeding worldwide.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Stage set for Shared Belief in Pacific Classic

California Chrome doesn't get stepped on out of the gate by Matterhorn, wins the Belmont Stakes and becomes the 12th Triple Crown winner, first since Affirmed in 1978.

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Blood Horse

Travers Upset: V. E. Day Over Wicked Strong

Trainer Jimmy Jerkens had the best horse in the $1.25 million Travers Stakes - but it wasn't the one everyone was betting on.

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The Miami Herald

Fed Biz gets nod over Goldencents as Pat O'Brien favorite

Del Mar, CA - Defending winner Fed Biz has been installed as the 2-1 morning line favorite over Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile winner Goldencents for Sunday's $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes at Del Mar. The seven-furlong sprint, which precedes the Pacific Classic, has drawn a field of eight with Fed Biz getting post 2 and 5-2 second pick Goldencents starting ... (more)

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Daily Racing Form

Crist's Travers Day blog

After no grass racing Thursday and Friday, all eight of today's scheduled grass races will stay there.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Blood Horse

TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays

The 145th Travers Stakes, a Grade 1 for 3yos contested over 1 1/4 miles and carrying a purse of $1.25 million, has drawn an excellent field of 10. The contenders seem to be coming from three different directions, so let's break them down into three groups and take a look.

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Pedigree Analysis: Bayern

The last weekend in July saw the commencement of the "second season" for 3-year-olds, with the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga and the William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes at Monmouth Park.

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Isportsweb.com

Horse Racing: Preview of the 2014 Travers Stakes at Saratoga; 2014 Pacific Classic

All eyes in the sports of Horse Racing, and beyond, will be in two places on two separate days and on different sides of the country this weekend as Saratoga Race Course in New York will be running the 2014 Travers Stakes on Saturday, which will feature a rematch between Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and Jim Dandy winner Wicked Strong , along with ... (more)

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