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Is Shared Belief on the threshold of greatness? From a visual standpoint, he is an anomaly.
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.
I've been through a lot of show ending finales. And for the really memorable ones, negative or positive, I always remember where I was.
On Friday, Caim Hill emerged victorious in the Gigginstown House Midlands National Handicap Chase at Kilbeggan.
Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Shared Belief ran 1 1/4 miles on Polytrack in 2:00.28 and paid $4.40, $3.20 and $2.80 as the 6-5 favorite in the field of 10. Toast of New York returned $5.20 and $4.60, while Imperative was another 2 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $8.40 to show.
Goldencents' time of 1:20.99 for the seven furlongs over the Polytrack lowered the mark of 1:21.12 set by Fed Biz when he beat Goldencents by a length in last year's Pat O'Brien.
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.
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)
He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed.
Del Mar , CA - Here is a look at the horses in post position order for the 24th running of the TVG Pacific Classic to be run Sunday, August 24 at Del Mar. Well traveled 4-year-old has shown the ability to run over a synthetic surface.
August 22, 2014 - Dresden Raceway will be a hopping spot on Sunday afternoon as the local racetrack has something for everyone.
Top horses in the Classic division will take center stage this weekend in two outstanding "Breeders' Cup Challenge Series" programs, featuring the $1.25 million Travers Stakes on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC from Saratoga Race Track in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN from Del Mar, ... (more)
Bob Baffert said on a conference call promoting Saturday's $1.25 million Travers Stakes and Sunday's $1 million Pacific Classic that he now knows why he hasn't won the Breeders' Cup Classic Bicoastal: Baffert horses set pace in Travers, Pacific Bob Baffert said on a conference call promoting Saturday's $1.25 million Travers Stakes and Sunday's $1 ... (more)
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:02 am
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