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    De Francis Dash Nominees Have BC Ties

    Two competitors from the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) and another who was nominated but opted for a New York-bred stakes are among 27 nominees for the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park Nov. 14.

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    'Chrome' Tops U.S. Nominees for World Cup

    Horse of the Year California Chrome, dual champion Main Sequence, and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern are among U.S. runners nominated for races on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) card March 28 at Meydan.

  • Claiming Crown Nomination Deadline Nov. 9

    The nomination deadline for the Claiming Crown at Gulfstream Park is Nov. 9. This year's event, which will feature seven races worth a total of $850,000, is scheduled for Dec. 1, opening day of the Gulfstream 2012-13 meet.

  • TC Late Nominations Close March 26

    Nominations of 3-year-olds to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes (all gr. I) must be made by midnight March 26.

  • Comedero is expected to run in the Red Legend Stakes at Charles Town Races & Slots.

    Rich Red Legend Gets Graded Nominees

    Seven graded-stakes winners are among the 54 horses nominated to the $400,000 Red Legend Stakes, the richest 3-year-old sprint stakes in the country, set for June 19 at Charles Town Races & Slots.

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    Top Horses Nominated to CT Classic

    Top horses from around the United States have been nominated to the inaugural Charles Town Classic, which could be worth up to $1 million depending on which horses start in the April 18 event.

  • More Than 200 Early Nominees for 'Crown'

    The Claiming Crown, a $600,000 series of races for claiming horses, returns to Canterbury Park in Minnesota this year, and already horsemen have responded with a record number of early nominations.

  • Todd Pletcher leads all trainers with 38 3YOs nominated to Triple Crown 2006.

    Triple Crown Nominations Up; Pletcher Has Record Number

    A new era is about to begin for Triple Crown Productions, with a first-time sponsor and new name for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), a new television contract, a significant increase in nominations from 2005, and a record number of nominations from trainer Todd Pletcher.

  • VISA Triple Crown Nominations Open Jan. 1

    With the New Year just weeks away, horsemen across North America, Europe and Asia are ready to turn their attention to the 2004 Visa Triple Crown as the early nomination period begins Jan. 1.

  • Wiseman's Ferry Among West Virginia Derby Noms

    Fink, Sacks, and Swifty Farm's Wiseman's Ferry, second by a neck to Magic Weisner in the grade II Ohio Derby at Thistledown July 20, is among the nominees for the $600,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort on Aug. 10.

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    Two More Nominated to Triple Crown

    Add two more names to the list of Triple Crown nominees. The connections of recent winners Puzzlement and One Tuff Box both paid the necessary $6,000 to make their horses eligible to the May 4 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), May 18 Preakness (gr. I), and June 8 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).