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Matareya Regrouping After Falling Short in Test

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
It didn't take long for trainer Brad Cox to know Aug. 6 would not be Matareya's day. 

Woodbine, Canterbury Park Cancel Aug. 7 Cards

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Woodbine stakes races rescheduled to Aug. 12 at the Toronto oval.

CARMAThon Fundraiser Returns Aug. 20

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Fundraiser aims to raise $150,000 for retired racehorses.

Blue Stripe Punches BC Distaff Ticket With Hirsch Upset

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Collaring favored Shedaresthedevil late on the second turn, Blue Stripe pulled clear in the lane to win the $400,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (G1) at Del Mar.

Tiz the Bomb Sustains Injury in Hall of Fame Stakes

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Grade 2 winner Tiz the Bomb sustained an injury Aug. 5 in finishing fourth in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Stakes (G2T) at Saratoga Race Course, trainer Kenny McPeek announced Aug. 6 via Twitter.

Souper Hoity Toity Scores in Ontario Colleen

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Souper Hoity Toity, under Patrick Husbands, made it two straight stakes wins after scoring the CA$153,400 Ontario Colleen Stakes (G3T), Aug. 6 at Woodbine.

Awesome Strong, Lynx Take Florida Sire Stakes Divisions

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Awesome Strong paid immediate dividends for CSLR Ranch Partners Aug. 6 at Gulfstream Park, capturing the $100,000 Dr. Fager Stakes in his first start since being privately purchased for $500,000.

Skippylongstocking Drives Clear in West Virginia Derby

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
A throwback type of horse that has already made 12 starts through his 3-year-old year, Skippylongstocking notched the first graded stakes win of his career in the $500,000 West Virginia Derby (G3) Aug. 6 at Mountaineer Racetrack & Casino.

Nations Pride Outruns Annapolis in Saratoga Derby

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Charlie Appleby trainee Nations Pride rallied to win the Aug. 6 Saratoga Derby Invitational Stakes (G1T) at Saratoga Race Course.

Life Is Good Dazzles in Whitney

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Strutting his blazing speed, Life Is Good took charge at the start of the Whitney Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course and repelled bids from Happy Saver and Hot Rod Charlie to definitively win the prestigious, 1 1/8-mile race.

Chi Town Lady Rallies From Last to First in Test

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Castleton Lyons' Chi Town Lady rolled to a last-to-first victory while upsetting the heavy 1-5 favorite Matareya in a wet rendition of the $500,000 Longines Test Stakes at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 6.

Life Is Good Repels Happy Saver in Whitney

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
Strutting his blazing speed, Life Is Good took charge at the start of the $1 million Whitney Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course and repelled bids from Happy Saver and Hot Rod Charlie to definitively win the prestigious, 1 1/8-mile race.

War Like Goddess Earns Glens Falls Repeat

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
To no surprise, it was 2-5 favorite War Like Goddess who sailed home first in the $250,000 Glens Falls Stakes (G2T) Aug. 6 at Saratoga Race Course, taking the 1 1/2 mile turf event for the second year in a row.

Chi Town Lady Runs Down Hot Peppers, Matareya in Test

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
Castleton Lyons' Chi Town Lady rolled to a last-to-first victory while upsetting the heavy 1-5 favorite Matareya in a wet rendition of the $500,000 Longines Test Stakes at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 6.

Golden Pal Feeling Fine After Saratoga Win

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
At 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, Golden Pal was sprawled out on a bed of wood chips in his stall and in a state of Thoroughbred dreamland. The 4-year-old son of Uncle Mo had earned the rest after winning the Troy at Saratoga Race Course the day before.

Age Just a Number for Breeders' Cup-Bound True Valour

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
Giving Golden Pal nearly all he could handle, the 8-year-old son of Kodiac showed owner J. Larry Johnson and trainer Graham Motion what they needed to see to give the world traveler his own shot at the Breeders' Cup.

Battle of Normandy Gives City of Light a Turf Win

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
For Bill Farish, it was three wins rolled into one.

Horseman, Pedigree Analyst Hayden Dies at 67

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
Brent Hayden died overnight July 30 in his bed in a barn owned by his former supervisor J. D. Howard, retired farm manager of Southern Equine and formerly of Walmac Farm, according to friends and family. He was 67.

Perfect Power Seeks Redemption in Maurice de Gheest

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
Multiple group 1 winner Perfect Power will have his chance to make amends for a poor showing in the July Cup (G1) as he returns to the site of his Prix Morny (G1) victory in the Aug. 7 Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1) at Deauville.

Sumter Heads La Jolla, Armagnac Makes Turf Debut

Sat, 2022-08-06 18:46
Back in off the layoff, Sumter looms large Aug. 7 in the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (G3T) at Del Mar, where Preakness Stakes (G1) runner Armagnac will make his turf debut.

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