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  • Big John B wins the 2016 Tokyo City Cup

    Big John B Seeks Tokyo City Cup Repeat

    With a relatively short turf prep race under his belt, Michael House's Big John B will attempt to repeat his 2016 victory in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (G3) April 2 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Hard Aces and jockey Santiago Gonzalez win the 2016 Cougar II Handicap.

    Hard Aces Too Tough in Cougar II

    Hronis Racing's Hard Aces took control at the start and repelled a stern challenge from Quick Casablanca around the final turn to win the $100,000 Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) July 24 at Del Mar.

  • Hit It Once More wins New York Derby

    Hit It Once More Gives Sire a Milestone

    August Dawn Farm's Hit It Once More netted his first stakes victory in the $164,150 New York Derby July 23 at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack and gave his sire, Hard Spun, his 50th black-type winner.

  • Hip 940 works at the OBS under tack show

    Seven Share Fastest OBS Eighth-Mile Work Time

    The penultimate under tack session June 9 for next week’s Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2-year-olds in training sale once again resulted in a handful of juveniles sharing the day’s fastest times for both the eighth-mile and quarter-mile breezes.

  • Horses head to the track at the OBS under-tack show.

    Biondetti Filly Works Fastest Quarter at OBS

    A filly from the first crop of group I winner Biondetti breezed a quarter-mile in :20 3/5 as the fastest worker at the distance during the April 11 under tack show for the the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's spring sale.

  • I'm a Chatterbox

    I'm a Chatterbox Targets Doubledogdare

    Larry Jones hopes to find an easy debut spot in the 1 1/16-mile Doubledogdare for grade I winner I'm a Chatterbox, who was rested this winter at Fair Grounds. Her first big target is the June 11 Ogden Phipps (gr. I).

  • Hard Spun winning the 2007 Lanes End Stakes

    Hard Spun's Success Puts Jensen in Spiral

    Larry and Cindy Jones' homebred colt Jensen isn't nominated to the Triple Crown, but he will attempt to follow in the footsteps of his broodmare sire, Hard Spun, in the April 2 Spiral Stakes (gr. III) at Turfway.

  • Big John B.

    Big John B Tops San Luis Rey Field

    Michael House's three-time graded stakes winner Big John B will look to regain his impressive form from the recent past in the $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) March 13 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Hip 112 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida sale under tack show

    Fastest F-T Work Time Shared by 10 Horses

    The Feb. 29 under tack workouts for the March 2 Fasig-Tipton Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training resulted in 10 horses tying for the fastest time of :10 at the popular distance of an eighth of a mile.

  • Free as a Bird

    Free as a Bird, Ageless Meet Again

    Free as a Bird and Ageless, the one-two finishers in last year's Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes going 5 1/2 furlongs on turf, will meet again at Keeneland Oct. 9.

  • Smooth Roller runs away from the competition in the Awesome Again Stakes.

    Smooth Roller Runs Away in Awesome Again

    In only the fourth start of his career, Lucky Charm Stable's Smooth Roller lived up to his name with an impressive score in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Big John B comes on late to win the Del Mar Handicap.

    Big John B Repeats in Del Mar Handicap

    Big John B powered past two rivals in the stretch to win the Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) by a widening 1 1/2 lengths, taking the 1 3/8-mile turf race for 3-year-olds and older a second straight year Saturday, Aug. 22.

  • The trifecta in the 2007 Preakness was the same as the Derby, but in a different order.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/Older-Triple-Crown-Images/Past-Preakness-Stakes-Winners/i-2CB6zQc">Order This Photo</a>

    Preakness Not as Easy as 1, 2, 3

    The top three Kentucky Derby finishers have only all hit the board in the Preakness twice since Affirmed, Alydar, and Believe It filled the frame in both races in 1978.

  • Hip No. 130, a chestnut colt by Scat Daddy -- Alittlebitearly, by Thunder Gulch brought $1.4 million.

    Scat Daddy Colt Tops Sale at F-T Florida

    Judging by the final results of Fasig-Tipton's Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training at Gulfstream Park March 4, the sales company's decision to return its select offering to South Florida was clearly a winning one.

  • Maftool, outside, wins the UAE 2000 Guineas Feb. 12, 2015.

    Hard Spun Colt Captures UAE 2000 Guineas

    Godolphin Racing's Maftool outfought Mubtaahij through the straight to prevail by a head in the $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas Sponsored by Al Tayer Motors (UAE-III) on the night of Feb. 12 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Futura Powerful J&B Met Winner at Kenilworth

    Brilliant 4-year-old Futura landed South Africa's prestigious J&B Met (SAf-I) Jan. 31 at Kenilworth in Cape Town, earning a second straight victory at the group I level.

  • Hard Aces rolls to victory in the Louisiana Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-QtN4pDs">Order This Photo</a>

    Hard Aces Upsets Albano in Louisiana 'Cap

    Albano was expected to ace the Louisiana Handicap in his Jan. 17 return to the races, but it was longshot Hard Aces who notched his first stakes score at odds of 9-1 in the $75,000 Fair Grounds event.

  • Easter Gift
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    Easter Gift Takes Unusual Path Back to Clark

    When Easter Gift finished a solid third to eventual 3-year-old champion Will Take Charge and Game On Dude in last year's Clark Handicap (gr. I), trainer Chad Brown was hoping that big things could be on the horizon.

  • Harriet, a Hard Spun mare in foal to Uncle Mo, brought $350,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Friday, Nov. 7.

    Hard Spun Mare Harriet Leading at Keeneland

    About midway through the fourth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 7, a Hard Spun mare named Harriet, in foal to Uncle Mo, had registered the highest price of $350,000.

  • Hardest Core and Eriluis Vaz take the Arlington Million over Magician<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-MTs7nXc">Order This Photo</a>

    Hardest Core Makes Jump in Arlington Million

    Hardest Core, a 4-year-old Hard Spun gelding trained by Edward Graham and ridden by Eriluis Vaz, upset Arlington's biggest day at 11-1 to secure his first graded stakes score in the Arlington Million (gr. IT).

  • 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.

  • Wicked Strong and Rajiv Maragh take the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-4r4JrMk">Order This Photo</a>

    Wicked Strong Gets Redemption in Jim Dandy

    After a somewhat disappointing Triple Crown campaign, Wicked Strong started the second half of his sophomore season in fine style, defeating Tonalist in the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 26 at Saratoga.

  • Jimmy Jerkens
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    Jerkens Aims for 'Wicked Strong' Saratoga

    Jimmy Jerkens will send his top 3-year-old to the July 26 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) en route to the Travers Stakes (gr. I), and puts blinkers on the Hard Spun colt for his Saratoga outing.