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  • Tapiture comes home strong to win the Ack Ack Handicap.

    Tapiture Returns to Form in Ack Ack

    Winchell Thoroughbreds' Tapiture returned to winning form Sept. 26 at Churchill Downs, gamely holding off favored Viva Majorca to win the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III).

  • Tapiture will try a one-turn turn mile in the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap.

    Tapiture Dials Back for Ack Ack 'Cap

    Still looking to find his stride in 2015, Winchell Thoroughbreds' Tapiture will dial back to try a one-turn turn mile in the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) Sept. 26 at Churchill Downs.

  • The Big Beast faces 9 in the Forego.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-FcGCmtq">Order This Photo</a>

    The Big Beast Faces Private Zone in Forego

    The Big Beast won't have to contend with Rock Fall, who beat him by a nose last time out in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (gr. I). But the seven-furlong Forego came up a tough race nonetheless, with a slew of new sprinters.

  • Delaunay and Ramon Vazquez take the Iowa Sprint Handicap.

    Delaunay Breaks Through in Iowa Sprint 'Cap

    Maggi Moss' Delaunay, a winner of more than $1.1 million, ended his streak of second-place finishes in the Iowa Sprint Handicap with a victory in the $125,000 event the evening of June 26 at Prairie Meadows.

  • Dice Flavor and Garrett Gomez get up late to win the  La Jolla Handicap.

    Gomez, Dice Flavor Roll to La Jolla Surprise

    Jockey Garrett Gomez boldly announced his return to action with a come-from-behind victory aboard 8-1 shot Dice Flavor in a dramatic finish to the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIT) on the grass Aug. 10 at Del Mar.

  • Greeley Awesome, left, finished 2nd in the 1st division of the Oceanside Stakes.

    Several Getting Second Chance in La Jolla

    Greeley Awesome, who came within a neck of giving owner Hronis Racing and trainer John Sadler a sweep of the two Oceanside Stakes divisions on opening day at Del Mar, makes his return in the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap Aug.10.

  • Tiz A Minister wins the Affirmed Handicap.

    Tiz a Minister Wins Affirmed With Late Burst

    Tiz a Minister, on the mend from a foot bruise a month ago, rebounded for his first graded stakes victory with an eye-catching drive along the inside in the $100,750 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) June 2 at Hollywood Park.

  • Den's Legacy takes on 7 in the Affirmed Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park.

    Den's Legacy Heads Modest Field in Affirmed

    Den's Legacy, taken off the Triple Crown trail by trainer Bob Baffert after a sixth-place finish in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), should find the company more to his liking in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) June 2.

  • Will Take Charge (left) catches stablemate Oxbow to win the Rebel Stakes.

    Will Take Charge Tops Lukas Exacta in Rebel

    Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas is holding the hottest hand of 3-year-olds he's had in a while, and that talent showed March 16 when stablemates Will Take Charge and Oxbow finished 1-2 in the $600,000 Rebel Stakes.

  • Southwest Stakes winner Super Ninety Nine is the expected favorite for the Rebel.

    Super Ninety Nine Heads Rebel Field

    The $600,000 Rebel Stakes (gr. II) drew a competitive field of 11 sophomores seeking points to qualify for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), including Southwest Stakes (gr. III) winner Super Ninety Nine.

  • Carve Beats Rain at Oaklawn for Rebel Work

    Michael Langford's recent purchase Carve was among the first horses to hit the track at Oaklawn Park early on the morning of March 10, breezing a half-mile before heavy rains left the track in sloppy condition.

  • Flashback (outside) works with Den's Legacy at Santa Anita.

    Flashback Posts Bullet Move for San Felipe

    Flashback moved a step closer to his much-anticipated showdown with Goldencents in the upcoming San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) with a five-furlong workout March 3 in a bullet 59 seconds flat under regular rider Julien Leparoux.

  • Flashback (outside) works with Den's Legacy at Santa Anita.

    Bullet Workouts for Verrazano, Flashback

    Many of the top contenders for this year's Triple Crown races, including champion 2-year-old male Shanghai Bobby, completed workouts on Monday morning in South Florida and Southern California.

  • Flashback, and Julien Leparoux are all alone at the finish of the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.

    Baffert's Flashback Makes Lewis Look Easy

    Trainer Bob Baffert viewed the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) as a scrimmage for untested Flashback, and the talented son of Tapit proved he was ready for tougher with an easy tally at Santa Anita Park Feb. 2.

  • He's Had Enough faces three in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Works/26130247_gxH6nS#!i=2183298163&k=VNCVmDG">Order This Photo</a>

    He's Had Enough Meets Baffert Duo in Lewis

    Trainer Doug O'Neill will seek a repeat win Feb. 2 in the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) with Reddam Racing's He's Had Enough, who has just three opponents in the early-season Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) prep.

  • Goldencents won the Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs Nov. 17.

    Goldencents' Season Gets Started for O'Neill

    The Triple Crown season at Santa Anita Park begins Jan. 5 with the Sham Stakes (gr. III) led by Goldencents, recent winner of the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) and runner-up in the Champagne Stakes (gr. I).

  • Violence and Javier Castellano take the CashCall Futurity.

    Unbeaten Violence Wins CashCall Futurity

    Favored Violence remained unbeaten in three starts when he ran down front-running Fury Kapcori for victory in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the final graded stakes of the autumn meet at Hollywood Park Dec. 15.

  • He's Had Enough (left) finished 2nd behind Shanghai Bobby in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Juvenile/26130125_Wz4K8f#!i=2194440251&k=22Lw5kH">Order This Photo</a>

    Contentious CashCall Futurity Set Saturday

    He's Had Enough, who missed by a head winning the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) last month, and Nashua Stakes (gr. II) victor Violence face a quartet from the Bob Baffert barn in the CashCall Futurity (gr. I).

  • Carving (inside) in the Real Quiet Stakes.

    Baffert Quartet Likely for CashCall Futurity

    Trainer Bob Baffert, long a major player in the CashCall Futurity (gr. I), formerly the Hollywood Futurity, expects to have four entrants in the Dec. 15 renewal.

  • Den's Legacy streaks home to win the Generous Stakes.

    Den's Legacy Rides Rail for Generous Victory

    Favored Den's Legacy gave trainer Bob Baffert a rare graded win for males on turf when he rallied in the stretch to capture the $100,000 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 2-year-olds Nov. 24 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • KY Derby Points System Launches Sept. 29

    The revamped "Road to the Kentucky Derby" series kicks off Sept. 29 with points awarded to the top four finishers in the Juddmonte Royal Lodge (Eng-II) at Newmarket and the FrontRunner Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.