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Jess's Dream in long-awaited debut at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Stonestreet Stable's Jess's Dream, the first foal out of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, was a dramatic winner of his long-awaited career debut in Monday's sixth race at Saratoga Race Course. Sired by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, the 3-year-old Jess's Dream broke a step slow from post six under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez and spotted...
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Horse Racing: Jess’s Dream, Rachel Alexandra’s son, nears racing debut

Jess’s Dream, the first offspring of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, is nearing his first career start, which will most likely come this summer at Saratoga Race Course. By Curlin and trained by Kiaran McLaughlin for Stonestreet Stables, Jess’s Dream has been breezing steadily at Saratoga these past few weeks. He most recently recorded his first five furlong work, which...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Haskell purse up to $1.75M days before American Pharoah runs

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) The purse for the Haskell Invitational has been increased by $750,000 to $1.75 million with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah set to run in the race Sunday. Monmouth Park made the announcement Wednesday, the day American Pharoah arrived at the track after a cross-country flight from California. The purse has been $1 million since 1997, but increases were...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview of the 2015 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs

The biggest race in the country, and perhaps the world, is upon us in the 2015 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday. 20 of the country’s best three year olds, led by American Pharoah, will run further then they’ve ever been asked to run before for $2 million and the pinnacle of prestige in the sport. The race itself needs no introduction as I’ve found that people...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Horse Racing: Preview of the 2015 Arkansas Derby; Plus 3 Other Races

The spotlight in this week’s Horse Racing Races of the Week shines on Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas as we will be looking at the 2015 Arkansas Derby for three year olds with 2015 Kentucky Derby aspirations as our feature Race of the Week. The nine furlong, Grade: 1 race carries a purse of $1 million and drew a field of eight including 2014 two year colt champion American...
Via isportsweb.com
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2015 Kentucky Derby…A Look Ahead

You can call this a modified version of my annual “Countdown to the Triple Crown” When I looked at the 2015 crop of three years olds, it certainly appears to be one of the strongest I’ve seen in quite some time. The 25 or so horses I have listed here all have shown a tremendous amount of potential as have others that I have not added (yet) and still others who either won...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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