Articles posted August 16, 2012

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Stephanie's Kitten hopes for better luck in Lake Placid

Last year's Grade 1 Alcibiades and Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner went off as the 2-1 favorite in the 1 1/16-mile Lake George, only to get buried in traffic along the inside. Stephanie's Kitten ended up a frustrating fourth, beaten a grand total of a half-length by Centre Court.

Motion has Beverly D. on his bucket list

H. Graham Motion has 15 Grade 1s throughout his career, including in such prestigious events as the Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup Turf, but one race still on the trainer's bucket list is the Beverly D. Stakes at Arlington Park.

Summer Front won't try elders this season

The winner of the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes on Saturday will have a strong claim as America's best three-year-old turf male, but trainer Christophe Clement is more concerned with building Summer Front's resume for a lifetime achievement award.

Union Rags to enter stud at Lane's End

"We are thrilled that Phyllis Wyeth has chosen to stand Union Rags at Lane's End," Will Farish said. "He has all the makings of a top stallion. He was a brilliant racehorse with outstanding conformation and he has an exceptional pedigree."

The Jockey Club announces winners of T.I.P. non-competitive awards

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), which sponsors Thoroughbred-only classes and divisions and high point Thoroughbred awards at open horse shows and competitions, announced Thursday the recipients of its two non-competition awards for 2012 -- the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award.

THS: Arlington Million 2012

THS: Arlington Million 2012

Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Arlington Million and talk about Millions day. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Arlington Million.

Point of Entry, Photo Tease

Point of Entry, Photo Tease

Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) contender Point of Entry knew how to turn on the racehorse pose - eventually. But first he had to be bribed to come to the front of the stall, and then. read blog

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