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  • Stephanie's Kitten rolls to victory in the Flower Bowl. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-SF4vMbr">Order This Photo</a>

    Stephanie's Kitten Surges to Flower Bowl Win

    Favored Stephanie's Kitten drove clear down the stretch on the outside to register her first win of the year Sept. 27 in the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) on the grass at Belmont Park.

  • Stephanie's Kitten seeks her first win of 2014 in the Flower Bowl.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2499224791&k=HwZd8nH">Order This Photo</a>

    Stephanie's Kitten, Alterite Eye Flower Bowl

    Stephanie's Kitten and Alterite have each failed to earn a trip to the winner's circle this season, but no one will be ignoring the two grade I winners Sept. 27 when they start in the Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes.

  • Tonalist <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-146/">Order This Photo</a>

    Tonalist, V. E. Day Work at Belmont Park

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist and Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner V. E. Day breezed Sept. 22 over the training track at Belmont Park in preparation for the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I).

  • Riposte comes home strong to win the Sheepshead Bay Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-QVhWK8F">Order This Photo</a>

    Riposte Relishes Boggy Turf in Sheepshead Bay

    Riposte found the yielding turf at Belmont Park to her liking as she rolled to a front-running victory in the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT) over a good field for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott May 24.

  • Centre Court won the 2013 Jenny Wiley Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2455324228&k=69pQKfC">Order This Photo</a>

    Centre Court to Defend Jenny Wiley Title

    G. Watts Humphrey's 5-year-old mare Centre Court will attempt become only the second repeat winner of the Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland when she takes on nine rivals in the 1 1/16-mile turf race April 12.

  • Parranda and Jose Lezcano take the Suwannee River Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3065549619&k=ZHFFfTJ">Order This Photo</a>

    Parranda Steps Up, Wires Suwannee River

    After laying down a dawdling early pace in the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes (gr. IIIT), Parranda swiftly accelerated entering the stretch to secure a clear victory from charging Riposte Feb. 8 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Riposte will make her U.S. debut in the Suwannee River.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2586534230&k=TQNzFLw">Order This Photo</a>

    Riposte Makes U.S. Debut in Suwannee River

    Although she hasn't run since Oct. 5 and hasn't won since June 20, Juddmonte Farms' Riposte looks to have a decisive class edge over her seven opponents in the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 8 at Gulfstream.

  • Viva Rafaela won an allowance/optional claiming race at Gulfstream Park on November 11.

    Viva Rafaela Makes U.S. Stakes Debut

    Viva Rafaela, a group I winner in her native Brazil, will try stakes company for the first time on United States soil while facing a full field in the Jan. 4 Marshua's River Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Abaco rolls late to win the Cardinal Handicap at Churchill Downs.

    Abaco Makes the Grade in Cardinal 'Cap

    Shuffled back at the break and swung wide off the turn, Phipps Stable homebred Abaco overcame with a strong late run to win the $112,800 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT), her first graded score, on Nov. 9 at Churchill Downs.

  • Pianist leads the way to victory in the Athenia.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2828320625&k=Vr4v2Rz">Order This Photo</a>

    Stalking Pianist Scales Athenia With Style

    Pianist put away pacesetter Assateague in upper stretch and scurried home two lengths in front for her second graded win of the year in the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) oct. 12 at Belmont Park.

  • Pianist won the Gallorette Stakes at Pimlico in May.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2519376616&k=dnngVDG">Order This Photo</a>

    Brown Sends Out Pianist, Samitar in Athenia

    Trainer Chad Brown, enjoying remarkable success with his grass runners in recent months, sends out a strong pair in Samitar and Pianist for the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park Oct. 12.

  • Romacaca tries for her 11th stakes victory of in the Suwannee River Stakes.

    Romacaca Heads Suwannee River Stakes

    Seven-year-old Romacaca will try to secure the 11th stakes victory of her career and third at Gulfstream Park when she faces an expected seven other fillies and mares in the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes Feb. 9.

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    McGaughey Turf Stars Primed for Gulfstream

    Shug McGaughey's Hall of Fame training career was built on good old American dirt, but he's rounding out his resume with several accomplished turf runners targeting starts at the Gulfstream Park meet in 2013.