Articles posted September 23, 2012

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After the Wire - 9/23/2012

After the Wire - 9/23/2012

Evan recaps the Cotillion, Gallant Bloom, Pennsylvania Derby and more! Evan also gives you his "e-ticket" for a few Breeders' Cup races.

Third Chance serves up ice cream for Arlington fans

On Saturday, she wrapped up her gifted history at the local oval with a victory by almost seven lengths, and that led to the ice cream celebration that had been publicly promised to the racing fans on hand by the acknowledged dean of Chicago newscasters.

Mazza honored with Buddy Raines Award

"I am honored and very proud to receive this award," said Mazza, who has trained horses for Holly Crest Farm and other stables in New Jersey for 46 years. "It is very meaningful to me."

Book Review stars in Charles Town Oaks

Gary and Mary West's homebred Book Review rolled to a convincing victory as the 7-5 favorite in Saturday night's $400,000 Charles Town Oaks. Making her two-turn debut in this seven-furlong scramble around Charles Town's tight oval, the Chad Brown trainee circled the field on the final turn and kicked 1 3/4 lengths clear.

Fort Larned, Hymn Book drill for Jockey Club Gold Cup

At Belmont Park on Sunday, Grade 1 Whitney Invitational Handicap winner Fort Larned turned in his final serious work for Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational, covering five furlongs in 1:01 shortly after 6:30 a.m. (EDT).

Little Mike, Point of Entry on course for Joe Hirsch

Trainer Dale Romans, who has already has established a personal record for single-season North American earnings in 2012, has confirmed Little Mike and Finnegans Wake for Saturday's Grade 1, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational and Dullahan primed for the Grade 1, $400,000 Jamaica Handicap on October 6.

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