Articles posted July 25, 2012

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Centre Court prevails in Lake George

G. Watts Humphrey Jr.'s homebred Centre Court overcame a rough trip to post a narrow victory in Wednesday's Grade 2, $200,000 Lake George Stakes at Saratoga, surging late among a tight pack to score by a neck in the 1 1/16-mile turf affair. Grade 1 winner Stephanie's Kitten, the 2-1 favorite, was not so fortunate, finishing less than a length back in fourth after being stopped and forced to alter course in deep stretch.

Baffert has solid pair for San Diego

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert currently has an embarrassment of riches in the older male ranks in Southern California, led by Game on Dude, Richard's Kid and Jaycito, all of whom are potential candidates for the Grade 1 Pacific Classic later in the Del Mar meet.

Gosden looking to take 30th running of Arlington Million with Colombian

Two summers ago, British trainer John Gosden brought H.R.H. Princess Haya of Jordan's Irish-bred Debussy from his European base of operations to win the 28th running of the Grade 1 Arlington Million. Now it seems increasingly likely that Princess Haya's Irish-bred colt Colombian may make that same Atlantic crossing as a Gosden representative in the 30th anniversary edition of the Arlington Million on August 18.

And They're Off: Spa and Surf Edition

And They're Off: Spa and Surf Edition

Steve and Lenny discuss the sophomore horses and who to watch during the second part of the year. They also talk about the fillies, New York Times, California stakes names and Salix.

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