War Emblem remained the favorite Satuday in the Breeders' Cup Classic Future Bet at 5-1.
Millionaire Congaree leads a small but talented field of six in Monday's $250,000 Del Mar Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at one mile on the main track.
Jockey Frankie Dettori will ride Noverre in next Sunday's $1 million Atto Mile (gr. I) at Woodbine, it was confirmed Saturday by Godolphin Racing Manager Simon Crisford.
It was learned Saturday that Nancy Alberts' colt Magic Weisner had developed a fever and would be scratched from Monday's $500,000 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. III).
Full of Wonder and jockey Todd Kabel, ran down race favorite Perfect Soul in the final strides to win Saturday's $324,400 Niagara Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. I-C) at Woodbine.
Favorites, led by Truly a Judge in the $150,000 Jewel Final, claimed four of the six division comprising the fourth Claiming Crown Championships Saturday at Philadelphia Park.
Miss Houdini carries on Clement Hirsch's legacy with a score in the Del Mar Debutante .
Sky Mesa grows up in a hurry and runs off with the Hopeful Stakes.
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Trainer Elliott Walden smiled and nodded his head Saturday morning when the word ¨impressive" came up in a description of Awesome Humor's performance in Friday's Spinaway (gr.I) for 2-year-old fillies.
The complexion of the Affirmed Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes Saturday at Calder Race course changed somewhat when the 4-to-5 favorite, Trust N Luck, wheeled badly coming out of the starting gate and unseated his rider, Gary Boulanger.
One should never underestimate the value of a good start. That's what the owner and trainer of Ivanavinalot advise, after seeing their 2-year-old filly dominate the Susan's Girl Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes Saturday at Calder Race Course.
Nelson Bunker Hunt's Souris battled with You Glitter Girl for a half-mile before putting away that rival in the stretch en route to a two-length victory over favored Christmas Time in the $75,000 Top Flight Stakes Saturday at Arlington Park.
Stanley Ersoff's Band Is Passing, the $150,000 Miami Mile Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) winner in 2000, and Randy Mills' Unite's Big Red, who won it in 1998, both as 4-year-olds, return for Monday's Labor Day renewal at Calder Race course at one mile on the turf.
Jay Em Ess Stables' Miss Pickums and Edward P. Evans' With Ability will share starting highweight of 116 pounds Monday when a field of six distaffers heads postward in the 67th running of the $150,000 Arlington Matron (gr. III), the Labor Day feature at Arlington Park.
Pacific Classic (gr. I) pace-pusher Bosque Redondo continues to do well following surgery Tuesday for a condylar fracture of the right foreleg and fractured sesamoids, it was reported Friday by trainer Paco Gonzalez.
Hall of Fame rider Eddie Delahoussaye, injured when thrown at Del Mar Friday, will be off his mounts for the next three days, agent Scott McClellan said Saturday.
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