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  • Bal A Bali

    Mandella Awaits Brazilian Crown Winner

    Trainer Richard Mandella is relishing the prospect of having Bal A Bali, winner of the Brazilian Triple Crown in 2013 and already qualified for a spot in the $3 million Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 1, in his barn soon.

  • Sultanina comes home strong to take the Nassau Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-Sf3QxsN">Order This Photo</a>

    Gosden Wins Nassau for Third Straight Year

    Sultanina furnished trainer John Gosden a third group I win when unleashing a late burst of speed in the Markel Insurance Nassau Stakes (Eng-I) Aug. 2, the final day of the Glorious Goodwood meeting.

  • Ajaxana Seeks Second German Classic Win

    Stall Lucky Owner's Ajaxana will try to spring back from a narrow defeat at Hannover last time out as she attempts to add a second German classic victory to her record Aug. 3 at Dusseldorf.

  • Integral won the QIPCO Falmouth Stakes by 2 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-Rz4fXkX">Order This Photo</a>

    Miss France, Integral in Rothschild Quartet

    Andre Fabre's QIPCO One Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) winner Miss France faces a strong competitor in British-based Integral as she takes on older opponents for the first time in the Prix Rothschild (Fr-I) Aug. 3 at Deauville.

  • Darley's Hard Spun to Return From Japan

    Hard Spun, one of an elite group of stallions to sire at least two grade I winners in North America in 2014, will return to Darley's Jonabell Farm in Kentucky for the 2015 breeding season after a successful season in Japan.

  • Kingman wins the 2014 QIPCO Sussex Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-gTW8HKR">Order This Photo</a>

    Kingman Wins Sussex with Dazzling Late Speed

    Unleashing a belated but powerful acceleration, Kingman blew past the battling pair of Toronado and pacesetter Darwin in the closing stages and won the QIPCO Sussex Stakes (Eng-I) July 30 at Goodwood.

  • Ageless wins the Royal North Stakes.

    Ageless Equals Course Record in Royal North

    Lael Stables' Ageless showed her sprinting prowess on turf for the third straight time this season when taking the $142,111 Royal North Stakes (Can-IIIT) in a course-record equaling time on the turf July 27 at Woodbine.

  • Redoute's Choice, Snitzel Make Sire History

    Redoute's Choice and Snitzel are set to finish a respective first and second in Australia's 2013-14 general sires premiership, an unprecedented accomplishment for a father and son at stud in that nation since the 1880s.

  • La Tia leads the way to victory in the Ontario Matron Stakes.

    La Tia Crushes Foes in Ontario Matron

    Salvador Hernandez's homebred La Tia made a tour de force of the $144,053 Ontario Matron Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine July 26, leading wire to wire and drawing off at the end to best eight other fillies and mares.

  • Trainer, Jock Team for South African Double

    Trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Glen Hatt teamed for a group I double at Greyville Racecourse in South Africa July 26, capturing the Elan Property Gold Cup with Wavin' Flag and the Beach Beauty Champions Cup with Futura.

  • Taghrooda comes home strong to win the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-q7kx4nV">Order This Photo</a>

    Taghrooda Flies to King George Triumph

    Taghrooda became the first Investec Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner in more than three decades to capture the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) July 26 at Ascot.

  • My Option won the Chicago Handicap by 6 1/2 lengths.

    My Option, La Tia Tangle in Ontario Matron

    A competitve field of nine fillies will face off in the two-turn Ontario Matron over Woodbine's Polytrack July 26, including a pack of stakes winners at Arlington and over the home track outside Toronto.

  • Taghrooda won the 2014 Investec Epsom Oaks.

    Filly Taghrooda Takes Aim at Ascot History

    Classic-winning 3-year-old filly Taghrooda will face older males July 26, when she starts from the outside in the field of 12 expected for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.

  • Lafontaine wins the Toronto Cup Stakes.

    Lafontaine Upsets Toronto Cup in Stakes Bow

    Cudney Stables homebred Lafontaine, the longest shot in a six-horse field at 18-1, charged late to overtake pacesetter Heart to Heart en route to a half-length win in the $119,710 Toronto Cup over the Woodbine turf July 20.

  • Bracelet (center) pulls away from the pack to win the Darley Irish.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-nJrCvbh">Order This Photo</a>

    Bracelet Shines in Irish Oaks Victory

    Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, and Susan Magnier's Bracelet picked up a classic victory July 19 when she delivered a strong finish in the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) at the Curragh.

  • Heart to Heart will face Florida Won in the Toronto Cup Stakes.

    Florida Won Spotted for Action in Toronto Cup

    Live Oak Plantation's Florida Won, a $385,000 yearling trained by Mark Casse, seeks his first stakes win against an expected five rivals in the $125,000 Toronto Cup Stakes at Woodbine July 20 on the turf.

  • Britain Investigating Morphine Cluster

    Five horses under the care of different trainers have tested positive recently. The British Horseracing Authority said in a statement that names of horses or trainers will not be released until the investigation is complete.

  • Trainer Aidan O'Brien has five fillies entered in the Oaks.

    Irish Oaks Has New Look Without Taghrooda

    The Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) took on a new look after Investec Oaks (Eng-I) winner Taghrooda was not included among the 11 fillies in the field when runners were declared the morning of July 17.