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  • Downs Home

    <i>By Dick Downey</i> -- Kentucky Downs, a diamond in the rough among racetracks, has a lot to offer horses, horsemen, and racing fans.

  • Gulfstream Park Race Report: First Flight

    The bird has flown, leaving us instead with the Aventura Stakes, Gulfstream Park's $250,000 replacement for Hialeah's signature Flamingo Stakes that served as a springboard to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) for the likes of Citation and Seattle Slew. Based upon the returns of the inaugural Aventura, run on April 6, none of the nine 3-year-olds are likely to follow that path.

  • Affirmed Success, Others Work Toward Atto Mile

    Albert Fried Jr.'s Affirmed Success worked five-eighths of a mile in :59.02 over the Oklahoma grass training track at Saratoga on Monday in preparation for Sunday's CAN$1-million Atto Mile at Woodbine.

  • Kimberlite Pipe Heads Fall Championship 'Cap

    A week after finishing fifth in the Kentucky Cup Mile Handicap on turf at Kentucky Downs, Kimberlite Pipe returns to the races in the $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship Handicap (gr. III) Saturday at the Kentucky oval.

  • Pleasant Breeze, Jorge Chavez up, wins the Saratoga Breeders&#39; Cup Handicap.

    Pleasant Breeze Wins Saratoga BC

    Even-money favorite Pleasant Breeze, left alone on an easy lead by his six rivals in the $283,000 Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) Sunday at Saratoga, repulsed J.R. Holmes' challenge and drew off through the stretch to a 2 3/4-length victory. After the win, though, Pleasant Breeze was vanned off the track.