Brazilian import Hard Buck, unbeaten in two races since he arrived in the barn of trainer Ken McPeek, tuned up for his graded stakes debut as he prepped for Sunday's River City Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs with a four-furlong work on Tuesday.
Team Block's Mystery Giver unleashed a tremendous rally through the stretch to win the $150,000 Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup Handicap for the second consecutive year Saturday at Fair Grounds.
Former winners Mystery Giver and Candid Glen return to familiar ground in Saturday's $150,000 Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup Stakes on the turf.
Trainer Dale Romans will be trying for his second turf stakes victory at Gulfstream this year when he saddles McKee Stable's Foster's Landing in the Jan. 19 $100,000 Mac Diarmida Handicap (gr. IIIT) at 1 3/8 mile on the turf.
Dr. Kashnikow unleashed a furious stretch run to nip 53-1 longshot Foster's Landing by a nose at the wire in the $175,750 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) on a yielding turf at Churchill Downs Sunday.
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