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  • Effinex, winning the Clark Handicap.

    Effinex Named 2015 NY-Bred Horse of Year

    Effinex, a grade I winner and $2.2 million earner, was named New York's 2015 Horse of the Year at the New York Thoroughbred Breeders annual banquet April 4 at the Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs.

  • Spendthrift Farm

    Spendthrift: Breeders' 2016 Outlook Mixed

    The 2016 breeding season brings challenges for stallion owners and breeders: more expensive stud fees for top-tier stallions, fierce competition for mares, and the stock market suffering a worst-ever start to a new year.

  • Green Gratto captured the grade III Fall Highweight Handicap in his last start

    'Highweight' Top Three Entered in Gravesend

    Aqueduct Racetrack will return from the Christmas break Dec. 26 with the top three finishers in the Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) set to square off in the $100,000 Gravesend Stakes at six furlongs.

  • Green Gratto holds off Palace to win the Fall Highweight Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-MWRSrch">Order This Photo</a>

    Green Gratto Stuns Fall Highweight Field

    Green Gratto, the longest shot on the board, won the $250,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 26 at Aqueduct. The New Jersey-bred son of Here's Zealous covered the six furlongs in 1:09.95.

  • La Verdad

    'Highweight' Appears La Verdad's Final Race

    Lady Sheila Stable's La Verdad, a winner of 15 of 23 starts for earnings of more than $1.5 million, could make her final start in the $250,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 26.

  • Private Zone

    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.

  • Royal Posse will try for his second straight stakes win against other New York-breds in the Empire Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-SCkfwVw">Order This Photo</a>

    Former Claimer Royal Posse Set for Empire

    Former claimer Royal Posse will try for his second straight stakes win against other New York-breds and third victory overall when he faces an expected eight rivals in the $300,000 Empire Classic Handicap.

  • Rock Fall won the Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I) Aug. 1 by a nose.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-njQH5xk">Order This Photo</a>

    Rock Fall Hopes to Add Vosburgh Win to Pile

    Rock Fall will try for a second straight grade I victory and seventh consecutive win overall when he faces a half-dozen rivals in the $400,000 Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.

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    Palace to Miss Remainder of Saratoga Meet

    Making his first start against New York-breds in 18 months in the $100,000 John Morrissey Stakes July 30, 6-year-old Palace suffered a deep gash in his left front foot after breaking awkwardly from the gate.

  • Dayatthespa
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    Dayatthespa Named NY-Bred Horse of the Year

    Dayatthespa, winner of the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), was named 2014 New York-bred Horse of the Year April 6 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She also was named state-bred champion turf female and older female.

  • Lava Man

    Slideshow: Claimers to Grade I Winners

    A visual look at ex-claimers who became grade I winners, including Princequillo, Stymie, Lava Man, and more. A companion to the article in the February 14 edition of The Blood-Horse.

  • Secret Circle
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    Secret Circle Back for More in BC Sprint

    Secret Circle will try to become the second horse to win back-to-back editions of the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) after a full field of 14 entered the six-furlong race set for Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Indianapolis on the track at Santa Anita on Oct. 27. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-zcwkGMb">Order This Photo</a>

    Monday Cup Report: Busy Work Day, Posts Await

    Monday, Oct. 27, was another busy work day at Santa Anita Park for horses pointing toward the Breeders' Cup World Championships. Meanwhile, the connections of horses entered were awaiting the post position draw later Monday.

  • Rich Tapestry

    International Flavor in Sprint Pre-Entries

    With 21 pre-entries, the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) is oversubscribed and has attracted an international field. Hong Kong has its first-ever Breeders' Cup entry in Rich Tapestry.

  • Palace is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for the Vosburgh. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-gSR9GD4">Order This Photo</a>

    Palace, Private Zone Meet in Vosburgh

    Having already won the Forego (gr. I) and the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (gr. I) this year, Palace could cement his status as the favorite for the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with a victory in the Sept. 27 Vosburgh (gr. I).

  • Artemis Agrotera

    New York-Breds Could Continue Strong Year

    One year after London Bridge became the first New York-bred to win a race at the Breeders' Cup World Championships, horses bred in the Empire State are securing spots with an eye toward doing more damage at this year's event.

  • Palace leads the way in the Forego Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-JpQzpjd">Order This Photo</a>

    Palace Dazzles in Speedy Forego Triumph

    Antonio Miuccio's Palace dazzled in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 30, diving to the rail and drawing off to finish the seven-furlong test in 1:21.95.

  • Clearly Now won the Belmont Sprint Stakes by 6 1/4 lengths on July 5.
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    Clearly Now Faces Class Field in Forego

    Belmont Sprint (gr. III) stakes winner Clearly Now takes on nine opponents as he attempts to duplicate his Herculean performance in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Palace leaves Happy My Way behind to take the Alfred G. Vanderbilt.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-wpPnH78">Order This Photo</a>

    Palace Reels in Alfred G. Vanderbilt Score

    New York-bred Palace, formerly a $20,000 claimer, earned his first grade I victory for owner Antonino Miuccio and trainer Linda Rice in the $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt (gr. I) Aug. 2 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Palace Malice is among those scheduled to run in the Whitney.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-LsVHHZ2">Order This Photo</a>

    Whitney Card's Grade I Races Taking Shape

    The $1.5 million Whitney (gr. I) (Aug. 2)--the richest race this summer at Saratoga Race Course--has attracted a robust field of likely starters, topped by last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner, Palace Malice.

  • Clearly Now runs away with the Belmont Sprint Championship.
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    Belmont Sprint Track Record for Clearly Now

    Clearly Now returned to the winner's circle in blazing fashion July 5, setting a track record for seven furlongs when taking home the $400,000 Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. II) by open lengths at Belmont Park.

  • TimeformUS Belmont Stakes Weekend Plays

    However you feel about California Chrome (and let's face it, emotions are running hot right about now), in handicapping this race, you must move beyond whatever rooting interest you have and stick to the basics.

  • Dads Caps won the 2014 Carter Handicap. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3162309401&k=3xVLxd2">Order This Photo</a>

    Grade I Winner Dads Caps Tops True North

    Dads Caps, a front-running sprint specialist who won the April 5 Carter Handicap (gr. I), tops the nine-horse field of 4-year-olds and up entered for the $250,000 True North Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park June 6.

  • My Titania Set for Irish 1000 Guineas, But...

    My Titania appears to be in fine fettle for the Etihad Airways Irish One Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) May 25 at the Curragh after a slight setback forced her to miss the English equivalent earlier this month.

  • Palace takes on 5 in the Gravesend Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2936959792&k=psKMLKz">Order This Photo</a>

    Rice Plots Spots for Palace; Gravesend Next

    Palace, who became a graded stakes winner in his most recent start, heads a field of six sprinters entered in the $100,000 Gravesend Handicap, which will be contested at six furlongs Dec. 21 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Palace comes home strong to win the Fall Highweight Handicap.

    Palace Rules Fall Highweight Handicap

    New York-bred Palace, claimed by his connections for $20,000 a little more than a year ago, rallied to win his first open stakes, the $300,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III), at Aqueduct Nov. 28.

  • Caixa Eletronica won the 2012 Fall Highweight by four lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2231147431&k=JfsvKh8">Order This Photo</a>

    Caixa Eletronica to Defend Fall Highweight

    Repole Stable's hard-knocking Caixa Eletronica lines up with seven others at Aqueduct Racetrack for a title defense in the $300,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) on Nov. 28, Thanksgiving Day.

  • Cluster of Stars runs away from the competition in the Iroquois Stakes.
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    Cluster of Stars Stays Unbeaten in Iroquois

    Undefeated Cluster of Stars rolled to her seventh consecutive win when she outclassed five New York-bred opponents in frontrunning style by 3 1/4 lengths in the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes Oct. 19 at Belmont Park.