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DeKock Backs Off on Million Comments

DeKock Backs Off on Million Comments

South African trainer Michael DeKock has backed off his comments made immediately after the Aug. 9 Arlington Million (gr. IT), in which his horse Archipenko was upset by Spirit One.

Spirit One Goes Wire-to-Wire in Million

Spirit One Goes Wire-to-Wire in Million

French-bred Spirit One, the least accomplished of three European invaders in the Arlington Million (gr. IT), sprinted to an early lead and never relinquished it, eventually holding off favored Archipenko in the final yards to win by three-quarters of a length Aug. 9 at Arlington Park.

O'Brien Focus on 3YOs Heading into Euro Season

O'Brien Focus on 3YOs Heading into Euro Season

Following Holy Roman Emperor's shock retirement to stand as a stallion at Coolmore earlier this month, trainer Aidan O'Brien admitted on March 26 that he is looking for another of his 3-year-olds to step forward in order to fill the void left by that horse's departure.

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