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  • Dunkin Bend will face 11 in the Remington Springboard Mile on Dec. 15.

    Solid Field Drawn for Springboard Mile Stakes

    The Springboard Mile attracted a field of 12 from all points, with some intriguing connections sending their young horses to the Oklahoma City oval for the race won last year by Texas Bling over Will Take Charge.

  • Starstruck wins the Matchmaker Stakes.

    Starstruck Shines Bright in Matchmaker Stakes

    Good things come to those who wait, and so it was that Calumet Farm's Irish filly Starstruck bided time stalking the pace, waiting for the right moment to take home the win in the 47th Matchmaker Stakes.

  • Joyful Victory will face five other older fillies and mares in the Molly Pitcher.

    Joyful Victory Back to Two Turns in 'Pitcher

    After Joyful Victory threw in a clunker in the Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I) in her most recent start, trainer Larry Jones says he's learned his lesson as he brings her to Monmouth Park for the Molly Pitcher Stakes July 28.

  • Ellis Park

    Horsemen Concerned About Ellis Track Surface

    Two weeks before the 29-day Ellis Park meet begins July 4, horsemen are expressing concerns about the condition of the main track and some, including prominent conditioner Larry Jones, have decided not to race at the track.

  • Joyful Victory is the 7-5 favorite on the morning line for the Ogden Phipps.

    Jones Has Dangerous Duo in Ogden Phipps

    Trainer Larry Jones will offer a stiff one-two punch in the $400,000 Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I), with stablemates Joyful Victory and Believe You Can both entered for the May 27 event at Belmont Park.

  • Rosie Napravnik and Mylute won an allowance race in December.

    Preakness is Napravnik's Homecoming

    Rosie Napravnik remembers galloping horses at Pimlico Race Course before she even earned her jockey's license. On May 18 aboard Mylute, she'll become just the third woman to ever ride in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Icon Ike is two-for-two this year.

    Icon Ike Cuts Back a Bit in Turf Sprint

    Fletcher and Carolyn Gray's Icon Ike, two-for-two this year with stakes wins in turf sprints, will face seven foes in the $125,000 Churchill Downs Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs May 4.

  • Believe You Can in the Kentucky Oaks.
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    Oaks Winner Believe You Can Eyes La Troienne

    Nearly one year after securing a victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Brereton Jones homebred Believe You Can returns to racing at Churchill Downs in the $300,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) May 3.

  • Joyful Victory rolls home in the Santa Margarita Stakes.

    Joyful Victory Cool as Ice in Santa Margarita

    In her sixth try at the grade I level, Joyful Victory finally broke through with a front-running trip under Rosie Napravnik to capture the $294,250 Santa Margarita Stakes in style March 16 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Joyful Victory won the Houston Ladies Classic on Jan. 26 by 4 1/2 lengths.

    Joyful Victory Chases Grade I in 'Margarita

    Joyful Victory, shipping to Southern California from New Orleans, has a golden opportunity to secure her first grade I victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes March 16 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Believe You Can cruises to victory in the New Orleans Ladies Stakes.

    Believe You Can Dominates New Orleans Ladies

    Believe You Can blew away the competition in the $150,000 New Orleans Ladies March 9 at Fair Grounds, posting her second straight win off the layoff; the $150,000 Duncan F. Kenner went to Delaunay for owner Maggi Moss.

  • Believe You Can (right) won the Tiffany Lass Stakes by 10 1/4 lengths on Feb. 2.

    Believe You Can In Top Form for NOLA Ladies

    Believe You Can looks to parlay a Feb. 2 tally at Fair Grounds into victory in the New Orleans Ladies Stakes March 9; Louisiana Derby winner Hero of Order will wheel back in the Duncan F. Kenner on the same day.

  • Mark Valeski rolls to victory in the Mineshaft Handicap.

    Mark Valeski Overcomes Trouble in Mineshaft

    Brereton Jones' homebred Mark Valeski overcame traffic troubles and ran down a cavalcade of horses in the stretch of the $148,500 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.

  • Undefeated Unlimited Budget makes her first start of 2013 in the Rachel Alexandra. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2240508722&k=xS7zjHR">Order This Photo</a>

    Unlimited Budget Favored in Rachel Alexandra

    Demoiselle Stakes (gr. II) victress Unlimited Budget has been pegged the 5-2 morning line favorite for the $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23, in her season debut.

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    Believe You Can Targets New Orleans Ladies

    Believe You Can is likely to make her next appearance in the March 9 New Orleans Ladies Stakes while stablemate Mark Valeski will aim for the Mineshaft Handicap, and other Larry Jones contenders are on the move.

  • Believe You Can returns with an easy win in the Tiffany Lass Stakes.

    Believe You Can Cruises in Tiffany Lass

    Brereton Jones' homebred Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can returned from a layoff of more than seven months to capture the $94,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes by 10 1/4 lengths Feb. 2 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

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    KY Oaks Winner Believe You Can Starts Season

    Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can returns to Fair Grounds Feb. 2 to make her 2013 debut in the $75,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes against five other older fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles.

  • Joyful Victory runs away from her competition in the Houston Ladies Classic.

    Joyful Victory Sets Track Mark at Sam Houston

    A freshened Joyful Victory was too much to handle for her rivals in the inaugural $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic at Sam Houston Race Park on the night of Jan. 26, setting a track record while drawing away for an easy win.

  • Brushed by a Star (left) and Joyful Victory finished 1-2 in the Chilukki Stakes.

    Inaugural Houston Ladies Classic Has Style

    The inaugural running of the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic -- -the richest race run at Sam Houston Race Park since it opened in 1994 -- -will feature round three for rivals Joyful Victory and Brushed by a Star.

  • Infrattini (left) fights off Mark Valeski to win the Louisiana Handicap.

    Infrattini Continues Streak in Louisiana 'Cap

    Z Thoroughbreds' homebred Infrattini earned his fourth straight victory, accomplished over four different tracks, by outfinishing odds-on choice Mark Valeski in the $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Jan. 19 at Fair Grounds.

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    Believe You Can Registers Bullet Work

    Believe You Can took a step toward her 4-year-old racing debut on Jan. 18 when she breezed five furlongs in a minute flat on a fast track at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, earning the bullet for the distance.

  • Brushed By a Star (left) and Joyful Victory

    Top Chilukki Finishers to Meet in Falls City

    Less than three weeks after hooking up for a thrilling stretch duel in the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, Brushed by a Star and Joyful Victory will meet again Nov. 22 in the Falls City Handicap (gr. II).

  • Havre de Grace at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Amazing Grace at Fasig-Tipton November

    The sale of Havre de Grace for the third-highest price ever for a broodmare or broodmare prospect highlights a sale that saw gross receipts nearly double.

  • Joyful Victory takes on 10 in the Chilukki Stakes.

    Joyful Victory Back at Churchill for Chilukki

    Fox Hill Farms' Joyful Victory, a multiple graded stakes-winning earner of more than $625,000, heads a competitive field of 11 fillies and mares entered for the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs.

  • Believe You Can

    Believe You Can to Skip Alabama

    Brereton Jones' homebred Believe You Can, who had been working toward a start in the Aug. 18 Alabama Stakes (gr. I), will instead be given some time off at Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.

  • Fair Grounds Boosts 2012-13 Stakes Purses

    Fair Grounds Race Course has boosted the purses of eight open-company races on its 2012-2013 stakes schedule released June 28, marking the third straight year the average stakes purse has increased at the New Orleans oval.

  • Zo Impressive Upsets the Mother Goose.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1929205150&k=jfv9s7t">Order This Photo</a>

    Zo Impressive Upsets in Mother Goose Stakes

    Live Oak Plantation's Zo Impressive took the $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park June 23 when 1-2 favorite Contested faded badly and Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can failed to menace.

  • Mark Valeski and Rosie Napravnik are in command in the Peter Pan.

    Mark Valeski Rewards Jones in Peter Pan

    Following a bullet work May 7, trainer Larry Jones had Mark Valeski ready to go in the Peter Pan. After a stalking trip while wide into the lane he put away pacesetter Right to Vote for his first stakes victory May 12.