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Master Fencer Wins Kintei Stakes

on 02/22/2020 7:49 PM
Master Fencer made his 4-year-old debut a winning one Feb. 22, galloping to a 2 1/2-length victory in the Kintei Stakes at Tokyo Racecourse.
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Keeper Ofthe Stars Upsets Jolie Olimpica in Buena Vista

on 02/22/2020 7:49 PM
Keeper Ofthe Stars delivered again Feb. 22 at Santa Anita Park for trainer Jonathan Wong and owner Tommy Town Thoroughbreds by running down heavily favored Jolie Olimpica by a half-length in the $202,000 Buena Vista Stakes (G2T).
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Frank's Rockette Cruises by Seven Lengths in Any Limit

on 02/22/2020 7:49 PM
Frank's Rockette ran to her odds Feb. 22 at Gulfstream Park, where she took the $75,000 Any Limit Stakes by daylight as the even-money favorite with a wire-to-wire score.
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Halfway to Heaven Gets Third Group 1 Winner

on 02/22/2020 6:49 PM
Golden Ducat became South African broodmare Halfway to Heaven's third group 1 winner from as many foals in the Feb. 22 ARF Commemorative Cape Derby (G1) at Kenilworth.
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Jackson Makes the Grade in World of Trouble Sprint

on 02/22/2020 6:49 PM
Tracy Pinchin's Jackson ran down frontrunning Admiral Lynch to upset the $100,000 World of Trouble Sprint Stakes (G3) at 13-1 Feb. 22 at Gulfstream Park.
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Somelikeithotbrown Back in Winning Form at Turfway

on 02/22/2020 5:49 PM
Somelikeithotbrown returned a winner in an open allowance race Feb. 21 at Turfway Park. Sent to Turfway to prep for the $150,000 Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes there Mar. 14, the Big Brown colt pressed the pace in second before powering away.
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Geroux Secures Mounts on Ete Indien, Sole Volante

on 02/22/2020 5:49 PM
Jockey Florent Geroux has picked up key mounts in Triple Crown trail preps aboard Ete Indien in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) Feb. 29 at Gulfstream Park and Sole Volante in the Tampa Bay Derby (G2) March 7, agent Doug Bredar said Feb. 22.
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Funeral Arrangements Set for Trainer Davidson

on 02/22/2020 4:49 PM
Funeral arrangements have been finalized for trainer Coty Davidson, who was killed in an automobile accident Feb. 14. His girlfriend, jockey Megan Fadlovich, was seriously injured in the accident.
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Shotski Tunes Up for Fountain of Youth

on 02/22/2020 4:49 PM
Ridden by trainer Jeremiah O'Dwyer, Shotski tuned up for the Feb. 29 Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park with a four-furlong breeze Feb. 22 at Laurel Park.
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Tagaloa Gives Sire First Group 1 Winner Down Under

on 02/22/2020 4:49 PM
Tagaloa won the Blue Diamond Stakes (G1) at Caulfield, giving sire Lord Kanaloa his fourth top-level winner but first in Australia.
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Gunnevera Returns to Work Tab at Gulfstream Park West

on 02/22/2020 3:49 PM
Salomon Del Valle's Gunnevera, who last raced in the 2019 Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), turned in his first workout since last summer Feb. 22 at Gulfstream Park West. 
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Servis Ponders Maximum Security's Roller Coaster Year

on 02/22/2020 3:49 PM
Whenever trainers are fortunate enough to have a horse with talent, a common inquiry is to ask when it crystalized for them that they were dealing with something special. In the case of champion Maximum Security, numerous moments stand out.
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Tom's d'Etat Breezes Toward Keeneland Return

on 02/22/2020 3:49 PM
After breezing grade 1 winner Tom's d'Etat at a half-mile in :50 2/5 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 22, trainer Al Stall said the horse would be pointed for the $200,000 Ben Ali Stakes (G3) April 11 at Keeneland.
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Dettori Steals Winter Derby on Dubai Warrior

on 02/22/2020 3:49 PM
Frankie Dettori came off the ski slopes to give his rivals the slip in the Betway Winter Derby (G3) Feb. 22 at Lingfield when steering Dubai Warrior to a scintillating all-the-way success.
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Independence Hall Puts in First Work Since Tampa Loss

on 02/22/2020 2:49 PM
Independence Hall returned to the work tab Feb. 22 for the first time since suffering his lone loss, but where he'll resurface for his next race remains in question.
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Newby, Zimmerman Promoted at Santa Anita

on 02/22/2020 1:49 PM
Santa Anita Park announced Feb. 22 the promotion of longtime executives Nate Newby to senior vice president and assistant general manager, and Amy Zimmerman to senior vice president and executive producer.
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French King Repeats in HH The Amir's Trophy

on 02/22/2020 1:49 PM
French King dominated a dozen rivals in the HH The Amir's Trophy Presented by Longines Feb. 22 at Al Rayyan Racecourse in Doha, Qatar, winning the country's top Thoroughbred race by 2 1/2 lengths over American invader Standard Deviation.
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A.P. Indy: A Photographic Tribute

on 02/22/2020 10:49 AM
Commemorating the life of A. P. Indy, the 1992 Horse of the Year, 1992 Champion 3-year-old colt and legendary sire who died Feb. 21 at Lane's End Farm.
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ARC: Collaboration Key in Government Partnerships

on 02/21/2020 8:47 PM
Collaboration was identified as one of the key factors in helping racing authorities around the world form partnerships with government in a Feb. 21 session at the Asian Racing Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Bell's the One Faces a Parade of Fillies in Mardi Gras

on 02/21/2020 7:47 PM
Winner of the Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2) at Keeneland in October, Lothenback Stables' Bell's the One heads an overflow field that includes fellow graded winners Break Even and Hotshot Anna in the $75,000 Mardi Gras Stakes Feb. 25 at Fair Grounds.
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