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  • Ack Ack winner Neck 'n Neck is among those expected for the Clark.

    Weights Assigned for Clark, Falls City

    Game On Dude was named the 125-pound highweight for the $400,000-added Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23, but is not expected to run. The likely highweight could be Shackleford.

  • Dale Romans

    Romans Big Sport of Turfdom Winner

    The Turf Publicists of America honored trainer Dale Romans with the Big Sport of Turfdom Award Nov. 16, an honor that recognizes Romans' efforts to work with media and turf publicists to promote the sport.

  • Shackleford
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    Shackleford's Fee Set at $20,000

    Shackleford, the 2011 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner and a grade I winner this year, will begin his stallion career for a $20,000 fee at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Shackleford is among those nominated to the Clark Handicap.

    Nominees for Clark, Other Stakes Released

    Nominations for five graded stakes events to be run closing week at Churchill Downs were released Nov. 10. Headlining 158 runners are Clark contenders Shackleford, Game on Dude, Pool Play, Take Charge Indy, and Coil.

  • Tapizar stands out from the pack in the Dirt Mile.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Dirt-Mile/26285112_VMS3Hd#!i=2192791575&k=H73CWvt">Order This Photo</a>

    Tapizar an Overpowering BC Dirt Mile Victor

    Tapizar, returning to the scene of his only graded stakes wins for trainer Steve Asmussen, took the lead in upper stretch and drew away for a handy win in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.

  • Shackleford (with trainer Dale Romans, left) greets his fans at Santa Anita.

    Shackleford Greets His Fans at Santa Anita

    Shackleford, the 2011 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) and 2012 Metropolitan Mile (gr. I) winner who is preparing to compete in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I), met about 100 of his fans Oct. 27 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Jersey Town comes home strong to win the Kelso.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2117606459&k=5zCNxmC">Order This Photo</a>

    Jersey Town Stands Tall in Kelso

    Charles Fipke's homebred Jersey Town, a 6-year-old son of Speightstown, blows by Shackleford in the stretch of the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II). Favored To Honor and Serve finishes fourth.

  • To Honor and Serve won the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Sept. 1.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2061024596&k=TZgQsTH">Order This Photo</a>

    Kelso Brings Together Big Two

    To Honor and Serve and Shackleford renew their one-turn rivalry at Belmont Park in the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II) as part of "Super Saturday" Sept. 29 at Belmont.

  • Dale Romans and Shackleford

    Romans Ready to Prey on New York Stakes

    Trainer Dale Romans, who already has established a personal record for single-season North American earnings in 2012, has multiple chances to take down additional lucrative prizes over the next two weeks at Belmont Park

  • Whitney Invitational winner Fort Larned is among those expected for the Jockey Club Gold Cup.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2006243750&k=FDZ9kxG">Order This Photo</a>

    Gold Cup Probables, Others Announced

    The top three finishers from the Aug. 4 Whitney Invitational are expected to headline "Super Saturday" Sept. 29 at Belmont, along with Point of Entry, Shackleford, Royal Delta, and others.

  • Shackleford

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    Shackleford Pointed to Kelso, Breeders' Cup

    Scratched by trainer Dale Romans from the Forego Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 1 because of a persistent cough, Shackleford now will be pointed toward the $400,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II), a one-mile race Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.

  • Emcee comes home strong to win the Forego at Saratoga. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2060824849&k=qKdxHtp">Order This Photo</a>

    Emcee Hammers Forego Foes at Saratoga

    Favored Emcee earned the first graded victory of his career for Godolphin Racing and trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, bursting away from the field in the final furlong to take the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 1 at Saratoga.

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    Shackleford to Miss Forego

    Multiple grade I winner Shackleford will not run in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 1, trainer Dale Romans said the morning of the race.

  • Poseidon's Warrior wins the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap.
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    Poseidon's Warrior Spears Vanderbilt Upset

    Surging Poseidon's Warrior produced a 36-1 upset in the $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I) when heavy favorite Shackleford failed to handle a muddy track at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 5.

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    Whitney or Forego Next for Shackleford

    Shackleford is scheduled to enter stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington following the 2012 racing season. But before he becomes a stallion, the 4-year-old son of Forestry still has plenty of work to do.

  • Shackleford after winning the Met Mile.

    Romans Plots Schedule for Shackleford

    Trainer Dale Romans said May 29 that Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) winner Shackleford could run in the Whitney Handicap or Woodward Stakes en route to the ultimate goal of winning the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I).

  • Jackson Bend holds off Caleb's Posse to win the Carter at Aqueduct.

    Jackson Bend Carves Out Carter Upset

    Jackson Bend, the longest shot in the field, held off a flying even-money choice Caleb's Posse in the final strides to prevail in the $400,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct April 7.

  • Calibrachoa defeated Caleb's Posse by a neck in the Tom Fool March 3.

    Calibrachoa Faces Terrific Trio in Carter

    Nearly unbeatable at Aqueduct Racetrack, Calibrachoa will attempt to extend his dominance when he takes on a field that includes Caleb's Posse, Shackleford, and Jackson Bend in the $400,000 Carter Handicap April 7.

  • Dale Romans

    Irwin, Romans to Discuss Triple Crown

    Team Valor International CEO Barry Irwin and trainer Dale Romans are among the scheduled participants in an April 17 panel discussion hosted by the University of Kentucky's Horse Racing Club.