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Hard Aces Too Tough in Cougar II

on 07/24/2016 9:16 PM
Hronis Racing's Hard Aces took control at the start and repelled a stern challenge from Quick Casablanca around the final turn to win the $100,000 Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) July 24 at Del Mar.
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Nyquist Logs Final Work for Haskell

on 07/24/2016 8:16 PM
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Nyquist worked a mile in 1:39 2/5 at 1 p.m. PDT July 24 at Del Mar.
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Two Turf Records Fall at Laurel Park

on 07/24/2016 8:16 PM
Opal Eileen Paul's Coastal Sea and Nicholaos Panopoulos and Sotirios Sakatis' Heiko set records on the Laurel Park turf on a hot July 24.
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Songbird All Heart at Saratoga

on 07/24/2016 7:16 PM
Songbird, as if she wanted to toy with onlookers and viewers across the nation to build the drama, took Carina Mia's best shot during the final turn in the Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I), but was still able to win in her signature fashion.
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Up With the Birds Back Winning at Woodbine

on 07/24/2016 6:15 PM
Sam-Son Farm's Up With the Birds, back in his home country, where he was named 2013 Canadian Horse of the Year, snapped a 12-race winless streak with a 1 1/4-length score in the $200,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Can-IIT) July 24 at Woodbine.
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Tin Type Gal Rallies to Take Boiling Springs

on 07/24/2016 6:15 PM
Trainer Graham Motion decided to scratch Tin Type Gal from the July 22 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) in favor of the July 24 Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT) and the move paid off when the Tapit filly won the Monmouth Park fixture.
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Up With the Birds Back Winning at Woodbine

on 07/24/2016 6:15 PM
Sam-Son Farm's Up With the Birds, back in his home country, where he was named 2013 Canadian Horse of the Year, snapped a 12-race winless streak with a 1 1/4-length score in the $200,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Can-IIT) July 24 at Woodbine.
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Tin Type Gal Rallies to Take Boiling Springs

on 07/24/2016 6:15 PM
Trainer Graham Motion decided to scratch Tin Type Gal from the July 22 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) in favor of the July 24 Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT) and the move paid off when the Tapit filly won the Monmouth Park fixture.
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Destin Remains On Track for Jim Dandy

on 07/24/2016 4:15 PM
Twin Creeks Racing Stables and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Destin, who fell a nose short of winning the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (gr. I), remains on target for the July 30 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga Race Course.
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'Chrome' Back to Los Al After San Diego Win

on 07/24/2016 2:14 PM
Seemingly everyone that got within earshot of trainer Art Sherman wanted to express their appreciation for what they experienced the day before, when California Chrome and Dortmund did battle in the stretch during the San Diego Handicap (gr. II).
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Lanerie Scores Unusual Double at Ellis Park

on 07/24/2016 1:14 PM
Jockey Corey Lanerie scored an unusual double July 23 at Ellis Park, where he won publicity races aboard a camel and an ostrich.
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Hit It Once More Gives Sire a Milestone

on 07/24/2016 1:14 PM
August Dawn Farm's Hit It Once More netted his first stakes victory in the $164,150 New York Derby July 23 at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack and gave his sire, Hard Spun, his 50th black-type winner.
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Beholder Brilliant in Del Mar Breeze

on 07/24/2016 1:14 PM
Three-time champion Beholder July 24 worked five furlongs in :59 1/5 at Del Mar and seemingly could not have done it easier.
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Stonestreet: Rachel's Valentina Retired

on 07/24/2016 11:14 AM
Stonestreet Stables' homebred filly Rachel's Valentina, who is out of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has been retired, Stonestreet announced via Twitter July 24.
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California Diamond Shines in Paddock Sale

on 07/24/2016 12:12 AM
California Chrome and California Diamond were the stars of the Barretts paddock sale July 23, held immediately after the races at Del Mar.
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'Chrome' Edges Dortmund in Del Mar Battle

on 07/23/2016 10:11 PM
The Del Mar crowd roared as California Chrome put a head in front of Dortmund in the final turn of the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 23, but little did they know the battle they were in store for in the stretch.
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Aparicio Rides First U.S. Winner

on 07/23/2016 10:11 PM
Arturo Aparicio, an 18-year-old apprentice from Panama, landed his first and second wins in the United States July 17 at Ellis Park.
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Paulassilverlining Rolls to Honorable Miss

on 07/23/2016 10:11 PM
Entered off back to back graded stakes wins, grade II winner Paulassilverlining will try to extend that streak to three against a deep field of female sprinters in the $200,000 Honorable Miss Stakes (gr. II) July 27 at Saratoga Race Course.
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Enola Gray Still Perfect After Del Mar Run

on 07/23/2016 10:11 PM
Nick Alexander's homebred Enola Gray continued her blitz through the Californa-bred ranks July 22 in the $150,000 Fleet Treat Stakes at Del Mar.
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Mokat Surges to San Clemente Victory

on 07/23/2016 9:11 PM
J K Racing Stable's triple stakes-placed Mokat put it all together for her first stakes win July 23 at Del Mar, bursting past rivals nearing the home turn and galloping away to win the $200,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT).
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