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  • Duramente wins the Satsuki Sho  (Jpn-I, Japanese Two Thousand Guineas).
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    Duramente Storms Home in Japanese Guineas

    Regally bred Duramente unfurled a dramatic closing kick from the back and won the Satsuki Sho (Jpn-I, Japanese Two Thousand Guineas) April 19 at Nakayama from Real Steel, who defeated him last time out.

  • Bodhisattva rolls to victory in the Federico Tesio Stakes.

    Bodhisattva Gets Classic Credential in Tesio

    Bodhisattva shook off a determined challenger with a powerful late surge and won the $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes at April 18 Pimlico Race Course, possibly earning consideration for the Preakness (gr. I) next month.

  • Pondarosa Miss Prevails in Easter Thriller

    Four horses were seemingly locked together at the finish of the Manco Easter Handicap (gr. I) April 18 at Ellerslie, but Pondarosa Miss got her head in front after storming strongly down the outside.

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    Miss Ella Steps Up to Beaumont Victory

    Jack Swain III's homebred Miss Ella went from debut winner last month to graded stakes winner April 12 with a victory in the $250,000 Adena Springs Beaumont Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.

  • Let's Go Donki leads the way to victory in the Oka Sho.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-bBbXFSt">Order This Photo</a>

    Let's Go Donki Aces JPN One Thousand Guineas

    Let's Go Donki dominated 17 rivals April 12 at Hanshin when cruising to a front-running win in the Oka Sho (Jpn-I, Japanese One Thousand Guineas), the first jewel in Japan's Triple Crown for fillies.

  • House Rules wins the Top Flight Handicap.
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    House Rules Grinds Out Top Flight Win

    The only graded stakes winner in the field, Joseph Shields Jr.'s House Rules showed her class with a sustained outside rally and was up late to win the $200,000 Top Flight Handicap (gr. III) April 11 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Grand Marshal, Amanpour Win in Australia

    Regally-bred Grand Marshal made an indelible impression April 11 at Royal Randwick when snatching victory from stablemate Who Shot Thebarman in pulse-pounding finish to the 150th Sydney Cup (Aus-I).

  • Gust Of Wind Blows Away Rivals in AUS Oaks

    Lightly regarded Gust Of Wind trounced a strong field of 11 while earning her first stakes win at the highest level in the AUS$1 million Seven News Australian Oaks (Aus-I) April 11 at Royal Randwick.

  • Criterion Breezes to Easy QE II Stakes Win

    Criterion willingly took to the front entering the Royal Randwick stretch in the AUS$4 million Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Aus-I) and shot clear to best an international field on April 11, Day 2 of The Championships.

  • Fastnet Rock Filly Paces Inglis Easter Finale

    A filly by sale leading sire Fastnet Rock brought the highest price of $1 million (US$769,872) from Victorian-based trainer John Sadler on the final day of the Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale April 9.

  • Snitzel Colt New Easter Sale Topper at $2.2M

    Top of the market buyers continued to spend on day two of the Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale April 8 as six horses each broke the seven-figure mark, led by a son of Snitzel for $2.2 million (US$1,695,391).

  • International Buyers Boost Inglis Opener

    The Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale opened is three-day run April 7 topped by a Fastnet Rock filly sold to Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum for $1.6 million (US$1,223,665).

  • Mongolian Khan Wins AUS Derby for Rare Double

    Chinese-owned Mongolian Khan prevailed in a titanic three-way battle down the stretch and won the Aus$2 million Australian Derby (Aus-I) by three-quarters of a length April 6 on a drenched course Royal Randwick.

  • Chautauqua Last to First in T.J. Smith

    Terravista edged out the world's top-rated sprinter Lankan Rupee for favoritism in the AUS$2.5mil T. J. Smith Stakes (Aus-I) but both were upstaged by late-running Chautauqua.

  • Diademe Speeds to Track Record in New Zealand

    The determined mare Diademe stormed to a track record-setting victory in the Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes (NZ-I) April 4 at Te Aroha, earning her first win at the highest level.

  • Undrafted and Emotional Kitten at Keeneland March 31.

    Undrafted Opens Season in Shakertown

    Undrafted, a close third in the 2014 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) last time out, is among 13 turf sprinters entered for the $125,000 Shakertown (gr. IIIT) April 4 a Keeneland Race Course.

  • Call Me George gets up late to win the New Orleans Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-z8R2DpF">Order This Photo</a>

    Call Me George Pulls New Orleans 'Cap Upset

    Call Me George wore down Albano and favorite Moreno late in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), engineering a 22-1 upset that provided jockey James Graham a milestone win March 28 at Fair Grounds

  • Hartnell, Fenway Win Group I's in Australia

    Godolphin's Hartnell caused a sensation prior to the start of The BMW (Aus-I) March 28 at Rosehill Gardens, but eventually proved a decisive winner over Japanese raider and favorite To the World.

  • Brown Panther cruises to victory in the Dubai Gold Cup.

    Brown Panther Pounces in Dubai Gold Cup

    Brown Panther overcame his wide draw soon after the start and kicked away to an impressive victory in the $1 million Al Tayer Motors Dubai Gold Cup (UAE-II) March 28 at Meydan.

  • Japan's Real Impact Wins George Ryder

    In a thrilling finish to the George Ryder (Aus-I) March 21, Japan-based Real Impact got the best of Australian Derby (Aus-I) winner Criterion, prevailing by a nose at Rosehill Gardens.

  • Volkstok'n'barrell Snatches Rosehill Guineas

    New Zealand-based Volkstok'n'barrell swooped down the outside nearing the finish in the Rosehill Guineas (Aus-I) and nailed victory by the slimmest margin from Preferment March 21 at Rosehill Gardens.

  • Vancouver Wins Golden Slipper, Stays Unbeaten

    Undefeated Vancouver overcame the difficult outside post position in the Golden Slipper Stakes (Aus-I) and led stablemate English in a one-two finish for trainer Gai Waterhouse March 21 at Rosehill Gardens.

  • Vicar's in Trouble

    Vicar's in Trouble Among Top LA-Breds of 2014

    Vicar's in Trouble was named top accredited Louisiana-bred 3-year-old male when the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association earlier this month released results of its voting for divisional standouts of 2014.

  • Godolphin, Bernardini Dominate Aiken Trials

    Godolphin-owned 2-year-olds by Central Kentucky sire Bernardini ruled divisions for maiden colts and maiden fillies March 14 at the 73rd Aiken Trials, an annual spring ritual for the more than seven decades in South Carolina.

  • Ogygian winning one of several races at Belmont Park.
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    Grade I Winner and Sire Ogygian Dies at 32

    Multiple grade I winner and sire Ogygian, the oldest resident at Old Friends retirement farm near Georgetown, Ky., died March 14 because of complications from colic. The son of Damascus was 32.

  • Plucky Belle Gives Jockey First Group I Win

    Plucky Belle and Victorian jockey Linda Meech landed the biggest win of their careers March 14 at Rosehill Gardens when denying top 3-year-old filly First Seal a victory in the Coolmore Classic (Aus-I).

  • Brazen Beau upsets the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington.

    A 'Brazen' Upset in Lexus Newmarket

    Three-year-old Brazen Beau pulled a huge upset March 14 in winning the Lexus Newmarket Handicap (Aus-I) at Flemington, while Australian Horse of the Year Lankan Rupee not only was beaten but failed to place.

  • Spillway outfinishes Extra Zero to win the Australian Cup.

    Spillway Leads 1-2 Finish for Hayes, Dabernig

    Training partners David Hayes and Tom Dabernig enjoyed a one-two finish in the Australian Cup (Aus-I) March 14 at Flemington as Spillway got to the finish line just a whisker ahead of stablemate Extra Zero.

  • Smart Missile Colt Leads Way at MM Sale

    A colt by first-season sire Smart Missile sold for $220,000 (US$169,605) at the Magic Millions Adelaide yearling sale March 9 in Morphettville, highlighting an opening session that saw declines in gross, average, and median.

  • Sayler's Creek wins the Barbados Gold Cup.

    Ramseys Nab Second Barbados Gold Cup

    Sayler's Creek provided owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey with a second consecutive win the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup, the signature race of the Barbados Turf Club, March 7 at Garrison Savannah racetrack near Bridgetown.