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Big Invasion Heads Into Mahony on Five-Race Win Streak

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Reeves Thoroughbred Racing's Big Invasion brings a five-race win streak into the $150,000 Mahony Stakes, a 5 1/2-furlong Mellon turf sprint for sophomores, Aug. 14 at Saratoga Race Course.

Damon's Mound Something Special in Saratoga

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Trainer Michelle Lovell made her first start in Saratoga a memorable one when she saddled Damon's Mound to an easy victory in the Aug. 13 Saratoga Special (G2).

Cash, Greenhill Receive 20-Day Suspensions, $500 Fines

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Stewards in Kentucky suspended trainers Norman "Lynn" Cash and Jeff Greenhill 20 days apiece and fined them $500 each after horses trained by them tested positive for Class A drugs more commonly used among humans. 

Coroebus the One to Beat in Jacques le Marois

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Coroebus bids to make it three group 1 wins for the season Aug. 14 in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques le Marois (G1) at Deauville.

Santin Strides to Arlington Million Win

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
Godolphin's homebred Santin ran down Smooth Like Strait Aug. 13 to win the Arlington Million Stakes (G1T) at Churchill Downs. 

Shamardal Colt Leads Arqana Opening Session

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
Big bids flowed freely Aug. 13 during the opening session of the Arqana August Sale in Deauville, most notably when Godolphin and Japanese trainer Yoshito Yahagi went head to head over the Shamardal colt out of the group 3 winner Lady Frankel.

Casa Creed Charges Home in Fourstardave

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
Casa Creed charged from last to first with a thrilling late run to capture the $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap (G1T) Aug. 13 at Saratoga Race Course.

'Robin' Adds Sparkle to Brown's Saratoga Meet

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
For a trainer with a small string of horses like Bruce Brown, any win at Saratoga Race Course is a moment to treasure.

Nest Has Final Work Before Saratoga's Alabama

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
There was talk about running in the Travers vs. the boys, but Nest will run in next weekend's Alabama following an impressive win in the Coaching Club American Oaks, a race she won by a dozen lengths.

Luxembourg Digs Deep in Winning Return

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
It was not a performance that demonstrated his best, but Luxembourg pleased trainer Aidan O'Brien Aug. 13 with a hard-fought win on his return from injury, setting up an exciting Irish Champion Stakes (G1) clash with multiple group 1 winner Vadeni.

Two Emmys Tackles Oceanport

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
With a division of horses nearby at Delaware Park, and needing a race for the grade 1-winning Two Emmys, trainer Mac Robertson thought he found the perfect spot by being able to easily ship in for Sunday's $100,000 Oceanport Stakes at Monmouth Park.

Dalika Determined Winner of Beverly D.

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
Dalika re-rallied down the stretch to take the Beverly D. Stakes (G1T) Aug. 13 at Churchill Downs, earning her a berth in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1T) at Keeneland in the fall.

Asmussen Has All Five Ellis Park Stakes Covered Aug. 14

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
Steve Asmussen has six stakes entrants Aug. 14 at Ellis Park in the track's five stakes races.

Early Voting Remains Under Consideration for Travers

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
A week ago, trainer Chad Brown said he was undecided on whether Preakness winner Early Voting would run in the Travers Stakes (G1) at Saratoga. After watching the horse work Aug. 13, he might be thinking more about the Midsummer Derby.

Carrothers Takes on Frosted Over in Seagram Cup

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
Carrothers, a 4-year-old son of Mshawish trained by Kent Sweezey, will make his Canadian debut Aug. 13 in the CA$150,000 Seagram Cup (G3) at Woodbine.

Background Favored to Repeat in Longacres Mile

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
A full field of 12 older horses square off in the 87th running of the $150,000 Longacres Mile Aug. 14 at Emerald Downs. Background drew the No. 4 post-position in his bid to become the fifth two-time Mile winner and just the second at Emerald Downs.

Energy at Fasig-Tipton Continues into NY-Bred Sale

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
The Fasig-Tipton sales grounds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., sprang back to life the morning of Aug. 12 when showings began for the upcoming New York-Bred Yearlings Sale.

Rancho Temescal's Cohen Named to TOC Board of Directors

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
The Board of Directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California unanimously named Tim Cohen to fill the board vacancy created by the recent resignation of Mike Harrington. Per the bylaws, Cohen will be required to run in the 2023 board election.

Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit Makes Appointments

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
The Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit announced Aug. 12 three appointments to its executive leadership team—Ben Mosier to the role of executive director, Kate Mittelstadt to chief of operations, and Michelle Pujals to general counsel.

Bankit Lands Evan Shipman as NY-Breds Shine at Spa

Sat, 2022-08-13 19:11
Three stakes on the Aug. 12 card were for horses bred in the Empire State.

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