Sweet Loretta Impresses in Schuylerville Stakes

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In what would become a bittersweet weekend for defending top trainer Todd Pletcher between the breakdown of star three-year-old Stradivari and a couple wins strung together, St. Elias Stable’s pricey Tapit filly became the newest feather in his cap as …

Ancient Secret Stays Perfect in Spa Debut

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Hot off his Belmont spring training title, Chad Brown gave no one mercy in the opening day card at Saratoga Race Course. His undefeated New York-bred charge Ancient Secret only proved it. Under last summer’s leading jockey Irad Ortiz Jr, …

Miss Temple City Returns in Diana Stakes

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While she’s yet to shy away from a stiff challenge– be it against boys in the Makers Mile (I) at Keeneland or shipping overseas to run against tough Europeans at Royal Ascot– Miss Temple City encounters quite a big one in …

Bronson Meets Bitumen in Sanford Stakes

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A historically memorable stakes tradition, it was in the Sanford Stakes that Man o’ War’s mighty undefeated record fell to a horse named Upset. In 2015, the race caused some upset among bettors and fans alike when an oncharging Magna Light …

Five Memorable Races from Belmont Spring 2016

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With the 2016 spring meet officially wrapped and everything from the betting machines to the silverware headed up the Adirondack northway ’til the leaves start to turn, it’s time for a little Belmont Park appreciation as everyone spins their wheels …

Miss Freeze Wins Lynbrook Stakes On Debut

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On Belmont Park’s closing day, a new star shined on the New York-bred circuit. Even more impressively, the two-year-old was making her stakes debut and career debut all in one victorious shot. Trained by David Cannizzo, Miss Freeze was not …

Runaway Lute Impresses in Rockville Centre

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Setting the tone for the New York-bred juvenile scene that will undoubtedly get hotter as Saratoga and the Belmont championship fall meet draw near, the $125,000 Rockville Centre Stakes for state-bred two-year-old colts saw an easy maiden winner stay undefeated …

King Kreesa Outlasts Force the Pass in Forbidden Apple

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For the second straight year, it was New York-bred King Kreesa leading the field wire-to-wire in a rainy edition of the $150,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes. Featuring the return of last year’s Belmont Derby (I) winner Force the Pass, the five-horse field …

Mission Impazible Stars in Belmont Closing Weekend

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One of the leading freshmen sires with over $200,000 in progeny earnings so far from six runners, Mission Impazible is a New York resident stallion that is well-represented in the two juvenile stakes for New York-breds in Belmont Park’s closing …