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  • Bronx Beauty and Eddie Castro soar clear in the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park

    Bronx Beauty Liaison's First Black-Type Winner

    Bronx Beauty, who made her second start off a maiden win at Penn National for trainer Anthony Margotta Jr. and owner Two W Stable, made a bold run to conquer a six-horse field of juvenile fillies in the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park Aug. 5.

  • Vicente's Shadow wins on debut at Emerald Downs

    Liaison Gets First Winner with Vicente's Shadow

    Spendthrift Farm's freshman sire Liaison, the grade 1-winning son of Indian Charlie, had his first winner June 18, when Vicente's Shadow rallied strongly to win a 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight by a length at Emerald Downs.

  • Violence Filly Had Top F-T October Return

    A filly from the first crop of Hill ā€˜nā€™ Dale stallion Violence bought in July for $25,000 returned a quick substantial profit for her owner when sold for $190,000 at the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale.

  • Malibu Moon's 2014 Fee Set at $95,000

    B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farms announced its 2014 stud fees for 21 stallions both Kentucky-based and regional, led again by leading sire Malibu Moon whose fee jumped from $70,000 to $95,000 stands and nurses.

  • Paynter is back in California for the Awesome Again.

    Paynter, Mucho Macho Man Clash at Santa Anita

    Grade I winner Paynter, whose comeback from life-threatening illness more than a year ago was stalled in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I), will attempt to atone at Santa Anita Sept. 28 in a race named for his sire, Awesome Again.

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    GI Winner Liaison to Stand at Spendthrift

    Grade I winner Liaison will stand at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm in Lexington following his retirement at the end of the season, and will participate in the farm's "Share The Upside" program for the 2014 season.

  • Martin Garcia will ride 5-2 morning-line favorite Game On Dude in the Pacific Classic.

    Martin Garcia Inherits Mount on Game On Dude

    Martin Garcia was slated to ride Liaison in the Aug. 25 TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar, but inherited a bigger assignment when jockey Joel Rosario fractured his foot in an Aug. 23 racing accident at Saratoga.

  • Game On Dude (right) finished 2nd to Dullahan (left) in the 2012 Pacific Classic.

    Dude, Dullahan Clash Again in Pacific Classic

    A six-time grade I winner whose problems with the Polytrack at Del Mar have been well-chronicled, Game On Dude is on the verge of a breakthrough in the TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) Aug. 25, trainer Bob Baffert believes.

  • Clubhouse Ride rolls to victory in the Californian Stakes.

    Clubhouse Ride Has His Day in Californian

    Clubhouse Ride, freed from Game On Dude for the first time in five months, finally had his day when he captured the $150,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) for his first graded stakes win June 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Clubhouse Ride faces six in the Californian Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park.

    Clubhouse Ride Back Home for Californian

    Six-S Racing Stable and Niko Petralia's Clubhouse Ride, second to Game On Dude in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in his last start, will face six others in the $150,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) June 1.

  • Liaison rolls home to win the Mervyn Leroy Handicap.

    Liaison Makes Winning Move in Mervyn LeRoy

    Liaison disposed of favored Blueskiesnrainbows coming off the far turn and lengthened stride impressively through the stretch to take the Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) handily May 4 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Liaison wins the Santana Mile.

    Liaison Shows His Fire in Santa Anita Return

    Idle since he was well beaten in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25, Liaison came back running in the $71,500 Santana Mile March 31, defeating favored Midnight Transfer by a half-length at Santa Anita Park.

  • Travers Weekend

    Mid-Summer Derby bears little resemblance to Kentucky Derby.

  • Alpha leads them home in the Jim Dandy at Saratoga.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1992626446&k=JnHQsk7">Order This Photo</a>

    Alpha Dominant Winner in Jim Dandy Return

    Unraced since a 12th-place finish in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Godolphin Stables' Alpha proved his mettle off the layup July 28 when he took the $600,000 Jim Dandy (gr. II) wire-to-wire at Saratoga.

  • Teeth of the Dog and Fast Falcon finished 1-2 in the Dwyer Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1937198734&k=6HTDsKT">Order This Photo</a>

    Jim Dandy Draws Wide-Open Field

    A deep, competitive field of eight will face off in the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 28 to determine who continues to the $1 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25.

  • Nonios upsetting Liaison in the Affirmed Handicap.

    Nonios Battles Liaison Again in Swaps Stakes

    After upsetting Liaison in the Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) at 15-1 odds one month ago, Nonios will face his rival once again in the $150,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II), the Independence Day feature at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Nonios wins the Affirmed Handicap.

    Nonios Knocks Off Liaison in Stakes Debut

    Nonios, making his stakes debut for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, overcame some early trouble to post a 15-1 upset by a half-length over Liaison in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park June 3.

  • Liaison won the CashCall Futurity in December at Hollywood Park.

    Liaison Back in Comfort Zone for Affirmed

    Liaison, sixth in the Kentucky Derby at odds of 56-1, should find the company a little more to his liking when he returns to action in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) June 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • I'll Have Another 

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    I'll Have Another Headed to Pimlico

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another departed Churchill Downs at 1:19 p.m. May 7 and was taken to nearby Louisville International Airport for a flight to Baltimore, Md.

  • Rousing Sermon works at Churchill Downs 5/1/2012.
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    Rousing Sermon Works, Hollendorfer Pleased

    Cal-bred Rousing Sermon, trained by Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer, was the last and lone Derby worker May 1 at Churchill Downs. Jockey Jose Lezcano aboard the son of Lucky Pulpit for the first time.

  • Kentucky Derby News Minute 4/30/2012

    Lenny Shulman talks about the final Derby work outs for Creative Cause, Liaison, Daddy Nose Best, Sabercat and Mark Valeski. Daddy Long Legs works today across the Ocean and of course the weather forecast!

  • Liaison breezing at Churchill Downs 4/30/2012.
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    Liaison Turns in Final Derby Breeze

    Arnold Zetcher's Liaison, winner of the 2011 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:00 4/5 under jockey Martin Garcia at Churchill Downs April 30 in preparation for the May 5 Kentucky Derby.

  • THS: The Santa Anita Derby

    Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra handicap the Santa Anita Derby and Wood Memorial this week. Sponsored by TVG

  • Secret Circle

    Secret Circle Drills Sharp 5F at Santa Anita

    Rebel Stakes (gr. II) winner Secret Circle remains on edge for his expected start in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) following a bullet five-furlong drill in :58 2/5 at Santa Anita Park March 29.