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Stakes Preview: Woodward and Champagne

on 09/30/2022 9:58 PM
Acacia Clement and Anthony Stabile look ahead to the Grade 1 Woodward and Grade 1 Champagne.
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Naran Huleg Seeks Sweep of G1 Japanese Sprints

on 09/30/2022 7:57 PM
Naran Huleg seeks sweep of Japanese Grade 1 sprints in the Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama.
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Lukas Classic, Ack Ack Added to NBC's Oct. 1 TV Program

on 09/30/2022 6:57 PM
The $500,000 Lukas Classic (G2), featuring Rich Strike, and $300,000 Ack Ack Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs Oct. 1 have been added to the list of races to be televised live on NBC's television coverage Saturday from 4-6 p.m. ET.
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Racing's Return to Massachusetts Moves One Step Closer

on 09/30/2022 6:57 PM
The long-hoped-for return of Thoroughbred racing to New England will become reality next year now that Commonwealth Equine and Agricultural Center has submitted its formal application for two race dates in 2023 to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.
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Laurel to Increase Clay Content to Portion of Surface

on 09/30/2022 5:57 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club track maintenance crew has been adding some clay to portions of the Laurel Park dirt surface—mainly from the half-mile pole to the eighth pole—to make the composition consistent with the rest of the surface.
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Meadowlands Cancels Oct. 1 Amid Threat of Heavy Rain

on 09/30/2022 5:57 PM
Due to a forecast calling for heavy rain, live racing has been canceled for Saturday, Oct. 1, for the all-turf Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet, the track announced Sept. 30.
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O'Brien Seeks First Prix du Cadran Win With Kyprios

on 09/30/2022 5:57 PM
Kyprios bids to succeed where the mighty Yeats failed three times, and Moyglare and Coolmore's beautifully bred 4-year-old arrives here on the crest of a wave, having gone unbeaten in five starts this season.
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Northern California Trainer Offield Dies

on 09/30/2022 4:56 PM
Golden Gate Fields is deeply saddened by the passing of longtime Northern California trainer Duane Offield, who passed away on Sept. 29 after a lengthy illness. He was 82 years old.
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Landeros Hires Bryson Cox as Agent

on 09/30/2022 4:56 PM
For the last several years, two of trainer Brad Cox's three sons, Bryson and Blake, have been a pivotal role in his stable's operation. Bryson will now become a jockey agent to veteran rider Chris Landeros. 
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Saffron Beach, Homeless Songs Vie in Sun Chariot

on 09/30/2022 4:56 PM
The second- and fourth-place finishers of the Coolmore America Justify Matron Stakes (G1) meet again in the mile Royal Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (G1) for fillies and mares.
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Canadian Triple Crown Concludes With Breeders' Stakes

on 09/30/2022 4:56 PM
Nine 3-year-olds, including four who contested the Queen's Plate, will go postward Oct. 2 at Woodbine in the CA$400,000 Breeders' Stakes, third jewel in the OLG Canadian Triple Crown.  
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Ce Ce Follows Similar Preparation Into Chillingworth

on 09/30/2022 4:56 PM
Bo Hirsch's champion Ce Ce, who won the 2021 Chillingworth Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park before her victory last fall in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) at Del Mar, aims to repeat history Oct. 2.
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Soumillon Receives Two-Month Ban for Elbowing Ryan

on 09/30/2022 4:56 PM
Christophe Soumillon has been banned for two months after an extraordinary and controversial incident in which he elbowed fellow jockey Rossa Ryan out of the saddle during a race at Saint-Cloud.
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Speed Boat Beach to Turf for Stakes Debut in Speakeasy

on 09/30/2022 3:56 PM
Speed Boat Beach, a lightning-quick son of 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Bayern, need only replicate his sensational first-out maiden win on dirt to dominate the Speakeasy Stakes at five furlongs on the turf Oct. 2 at Santa Anita Park.
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Round 3 for Tizamagician, Heywoods Beach in Tokyo City

on 09/30/2022 3:56 PM
The two 5-year-olds face off for a third time after beating each other in 1 1/2-mile stakes on the West Coast.
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Baffert, Owners Look for More 'Memories' in Zenyatta

on 09/30/2022 3:56 PM
Owners Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman and trainer Bob Baffert look to continue their stakes success from the summer into the fall with Midnight Memories in the Oct. 2 Zenyatta Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita Park.
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HealthZone+ Episode Three: Lameness, Treatment Options

on 09/30/2022 3:56 PM
Vet Alberto Rullan of EPIC discusses causes of lameness and treatment options.
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Ce Ce Returns for More in Chillingworth

on 09/30/2022 2:55 PM
Bo Hirsch's champion Ce Ce, who won the 2021 Chillingworth Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park before her victory last fall in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) at Del Mar, aims to repeat history Oct. 2.
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Soumillon Banned for Two Months After Elbowing Ryan

on 09/30/2022 2:55 PM
Christophe Soumillon has been banned for two months after an extraordinary and controversial incident in which he elbowed fellow jockey Rossa Ryan out of the saddle during a race at Saint-Cloud.
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Juju’s Map Joins Keeneland's November Book 1 Lineup

on 09/30/2022 1:55 PM
Keeneland has announced that grade 1 winner Juju's Map, a 3-year-old daughter of Liam's Map, has been cataloged to the 79th November Breeding Stock Sale and will be offered Nov. 7 during the sale's prestigious Book 1.
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