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  • Effinex wins the Excelsior Stakes.
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    Effinex Wins Excelsior, Wicked Strong Third

    Instead of 3-5 favorite Wicked Strong winning in his second start of the season, it was the 6-1 Effinex who made a sweeping move on the final turn and put away pacesetter Red Rifle to win the 1 1/4-mile test.

  • Wicked Strong
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    Wicked Strong Heads Excelsior Stakes

    Wicked Strong, winner of last year's TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial (gr. I) and Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II), tries to get back on a winning track April 25 as he takes on seven opponents in the $200,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III).

  • House Rules wins the Top Flight Handicap.
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    House Rules Grinds Out Top Flight Win

    The only graded stakes winner in the field, Joseph Shields Jr.'s House Rules showed her class with a sustained outside rally and was up late to win the $200,000 Top Flight Handicap (gr. III) April 11 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Lenny's Place: Opening Day Edition

    Lenny Shulman reflects on Allen Jerkens, California Chrome, and talks with bloodstock agent Donato Lanni. Lanni, who was buying agent for Dortmund, explains what he looks for at sales. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • Hard to Stay Notgo wins the Franklin Square Stakes.
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    Hard to Stay Notgo Romps in Franklin Square

    Chester and Mary Broman's homebred Hard to Stay Notgo romped to a front-running 5 1/2-length triumph in the $125,000 Franklin Square Stakes for New York-bred 3-year-old fillies Feb. 1 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Classic Point (inside) fights off Princess Violet to win the Go for Wand.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-Hjbj84V">Order This Photo</a>

    Classic Point Ekes Out Go for Wand Victory

    Once a claimer, Classic Point is now a graded stakes winner after taking the $300,000 Go for Wand Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 28 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Effinex goes by So Lonesome to take the Empire Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-jFB9MRB">Order This Photo</a>

    Effinex Pulls Upset in Rich Empire Classic

    Effinex pulled the upset Oct. 18 in the $300,000 Empire Classic, reeling in pacesetter So Lonesome to score at odds of 17-1 on Empire Showcase Day, the card for New York-breds at Belmont Park.

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    Wicked Strong to Sit Out Rest of Year

    Centennials Farms' Wicked Strong, who clipped heels in the Jockey Club Gold Cup and unseated jockey Rajiv Maragh, will not be sent to Santa Anita for the Breeders' Cup and will be put away for the remainder of the year.

  • Tonalist wins the Jockey Club Gold Cup.
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    Tonalist, Zivo Could Meet Again in BC Classic

    Tonalist and Zivo, first and second, respectively, in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I), could meet up again in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), their trainers said the morning of Sept. 28.

  • Trainer Eric Guillot with Moreno

    Guillot, Jerkens Like Chances in Gold Cup

    Trainer Eric Guillot believes Moreno ran his best race ever in the July 5 Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park, so he's looking for another top effort from the 4-year-old gelding in the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup.

  • Haskin: A Victory for the Family

    Saturday's Travers Stakes (gr. I) was not just about V.E. Day, but also V.J. Day. We had the Victory in Europe tie-in and the Victory for Jerkens tie-in.

  • And They're Off: The Final Farewell

    Watch Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman bid Steve farewell as And They're Off moves to the next chapter with Lenny's Place. The duo discuss the Travers S., Jimmy Jerkens, Tom Durkin, and the top 8 reasons Steve is leaving.

  • And They're Off: The Final Farewell

    Watch Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman bid Steve farewell as And They're Off moves to the next chapter with Lenny's Place. The duo discuss the Travers Stakes, Jimmy Jerkens, Tom Durkin, and give the top 8 reasons Steve is leaving ATO.

  • So Lonesome wins the Albany Stakes.
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    Jerkens, So Lonesome Highlight Showcase Day

    Trainer Jimmy Jerkens' really big weekend at Saratoga Race Course concluded Aug. 24 with when the 55-year-old son of Hall of Famer H. Allen Jerkens won the $200,000 Fleet Indian Stakes with Star Grazing.

  • Tonalist (right) worked with Life in Shambles on August 16.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-pgQPhRH">Order This Photo</a>

    Tonalist All Set for Travers, Clement Says

    Trainer Christophe Clement proclaimed Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist ready for the $1.25 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) after the colt breezed five furlongs in 1:01.88 over the Oklahoma training track Aug. 16.

  • V. E. Day and Jose Lezcano get up late to win the Curlin Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-pcq5c2h">Order This Photo</a>

    V. E. Day Gives Lezcano Win 2,000 in Curlin

    Magalen O. Bryant's V. E. Day strung three victories in a row and collected his first stakes score July 25 in the $100,000 Curlin Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, giving jockey Jose Lezcano his 2,000th career win.

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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.

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    Tonalist Breezes in Advance of Jim Dandy

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist turned in his final work before the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 26, going five furlongs in 1:01.79 in company with stablemate Life In Shambles at Saratoga Race Course.

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    Wicked Strong Thriving on Training Track

    In preparations similar to trainer Nick Zito's handling of Birdstone between his off-the-board Kentucky Derby (gr. I) finish and his victory in the 2004 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Wicked Strong appears to be progressing.

  • Arch Traveler holds off Nacho Business for the win.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9423429%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Arch Traveler Wins Key Gulfstream Allowance

    Favored Arch Traveler won a key Gulfstream Park allowance race for 3-year-olds on the Fountain of Youth (gr. II) undercard Feb. 26, defeating second choice Nacho Business by three-quarters of a length.

  • Afleet Express pulls away to win the Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth.

    Afleet Express Rolls to Pegasus Victory

    Odds-on favorite Jackson Bend, the third-place finisher of the Preakness (gr. I), tired badly after turning for home, as second choice Afleet Express sailed to a 1 3/4-length win in the $200,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III)

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    Quality Road Continues on Comeback Trail

    Edward P. Evans' Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Quality Road continued on the comeback trail as he breezed July 5 for the first time since being transferred to the stable of trainer Todd Pletcher on June 15.

  • Florida Derby winner Quality Road could still contest the Belmont Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fgallery.pictopia.com%2Fbloodhorse%2Fgallery%2FS659324%2Fphoto%2F7964864%2F%3Fo%3D6">Order This Photo</a>

    Quality Road Still Questionable For Belmont

    With Quality Road having returned to the track on May 3, galloping an eager 1 1/4 miles under exercise rider Juan Moreno, Jimmy Jerkens said the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) on June 6 remained a possibility for the Elusive Quality colt, who is owned by Edward P. Evans.

  • Quality Road gallops at Belmont Park on April 26. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fgallery.pictopia.com%2Fbloodhorse%2Fgallery%2FS659324%2Fphoto%2F8042223%2F%3Fo%3D4">Order This Photo</a>

    Quality Road Update: Some Blood After Gallop

    Quality Road, a contender for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), returned from a mile and three-quarter gallop on the Belmont Park training track April 26 with a tinge of blood from a newly-patched quarter crack, but his connections remain optimistic he will make the May 2 "Run for the Roses."

  • Quality Road at Belmont Park on April 25.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8040273%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Quality Road Jogs, Jerkens Still Confident

    In an April 25 conference call, trainer Jimmy Jerkens reported that Quality Road jogged a couple of miles around the Belmont Park track and experienced no further problems with his latest quarter crack, which was patched by hoof specialist Ian McKinlay earlier in the morning.