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  • Zennor wins the 2017 Fasig-Tipton Lure Stakes

    Zennor Upsets Graded Winners in Lure

    Godolphin's Zennor didn't bring the back class others did into the $100,000 Fasig-Tipton Lure Stakes Aug. 5 at Saratoga Race Course, but he brought an aptitude of finding the wire first.

  • Blacktype wins this year's Oceanport Stakes.

    Surging Blacktype Set for Knickerbocker

    Jump Sucker Stable's Blacktype will try for a fourth straight victory and third straight graded stakes score against an expected eight rivals in the Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) on a holiday Monday Oct. 10 card at Belmont Park.

  • Grand Arch wins the 2015 Fourstardave.

    Fourstardave Draws Salty Field

    Grand Arch seeks to defend his 2015 title in the $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IT) Aug. 13 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Takeover Target Closes for Dixie

    Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Takeover Target overcame a wide trip and trailed in last turning for home, but found the highest gear in the final sixteenth May 21 to capture the $250,000 Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).

  • Takeover Target

    Takeover Target Highweight in Danger's Hour

    In a field of accomplished turf runners, the talented Takeover Target could be the one to watch when he starts from the outside in the $100,000 Danger's Hour Stakes Sunday, April 10 on the Aqueduct Racetrack grass.

  • The Pizza Man

    The Pizza Man Opens 7-Year-Old Campaign

    Midwest Thoroughbreds homebred The Pizza Man makes his first foray into Florida to open up his 7-year-old season against a compact but talented field of turf runners going nine furlongs at Gulfstream Park

  • Takeover Target winning Saratoga's Hall of Fame Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-F6NRjbm">Order This Photo</a>

    Joaquin a Factor in Hill Prince

    The impact of Hurricane Joaquin on the New York metropolitan area will play a part in the outcome of the Oct. 3 Hill Prince Stakes (gr. IIIT). The nine-furlong race at Belmont Park is for 3-year-olds.

  • World Approval holds off Money Multiplier to take the Saranac Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-73Nk6c6">Order This Photo</a>

    World Approval Rides Hedge to Win Saranac

    Live Oak Plantation's World Approval found space on the hedge and went from last to first exiting the final turn to win the $300,000 Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 5 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Takeover Target won the Hall of Fame Stakes on August 7 at Saratoga.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-zpBm5Sm">Order This Photo</a>

    Takeover Target Heads Saranac

    Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT) winner Takeover Target shares the highweight assignment Sept. 5 as part of a trio for trainer Chad Brown in the $300,000 Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Takeover Target rallies late to take the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-F6NRjbm">Order This Photo</a>

    Takeover Target Claims Hall of Fame Stakes

    Takeover Target has showed promise from the start. On Friday, Aug. 7 in the $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. II) on the Saratoga Race Course turf, the Harlan's Holiday colt delivered.

  • Divisidero will try to pick up his first grade I victory in the Belmont Derby Invitational. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-DrWGkGC">Order This Photo</a>

    Divisidero, Bolo Meet in Deep Belmont Derby

    Divisidero will try for a second straight stakes victory on the inner turf at Belmont Park in the $1.25 million Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) July 4, while classic runner Bolo will ship in from the West Coast.

  • Takeover Target May Target Breeders' Cup

    Trainer Joe Janiak said he is considering bringing top sprinter Takeover Target to the United States to contest the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita, an Australian newspaper reported.

  • Jay Peg

    Jay Peg Dominates Singapore Cup Rivals

    The well-traveled South African star Jay Peg added the group I, $3 million Singapore Airlines International Cup to his record when he blew away his rivals over 2,000 meters in a superlative effort at Kranji May 18.

  • Apache Cat takes the T. J. Smith Stakes under Corey Brown.

    Apache Cat Pounces in the T.J. Smith

    Apache Cat takes the group I T.J. Smith Stakes at Royal Randwick over fellow group-I winners Takeover Target and Magnus, thus stamping his ticket to England's Royal Ascot in May.

  • Australian based Takeover Target is going back to England for the 2008 Global Sprint Challenge.

    'Takeover' Targeted for British Campaign

    He may be aging, but Australian sprint champion Takeover Target (Celtic Swing-Shady Stream, by Archregent) is going back to England for his third crack at showing the world just how fast he is.

  • Weekend Hussler won Autralia's group I Oakleigh Plate by a widening two lengths.

    Weekend Hussler Lives up to Hype

    "Get on this, he is unbeatable today," declared trainer Ross McDonald as his powerhouse 3-year-old Weekend Hussler was lining up for a return to racing in the group I, Oakleigh Plate over 5 1/2 furlongs at Caulfield in Australia on Feb 23.

  • Aussie Stars Clash in $100k Sprint

    There was no black type involved and the race was only worth $100,000, but the clash of group I sprinting Australian icons Takeover Target and Dance Hero over six furlongs at Royal Randwick on Saturday was as good an advertisement for horse racing as could be.

  • Royal Randwick Racecourse

    Racing Returns to Royal Randwick

    It is fitting that global sprinting icon Takeover Target will headline the much anticipated return to Sydney racing as fans flock to the meet at Royal Randwick this Saturday

  • Miss Andretti achieved a season peak rating of 120 on the 2006-2007 ANZ Classifications.

    Australia and New Zealand Annual Classifications Announced

    The many outstanding performances by Australian Thoroughbreds, both domestic and abroad, have been officially crowned in Australia. The 2006-2007 ANZ (Australia and New Zealand) Classifications were released, reflecting the best individual performances by Southern Hemisphere-bred horses in the past 12 months.

  • Soldier's Tale, right, gets up in the final strides in the Golden Jubilee Stakes.

    Soldier's Tale Triumphant in Golden Jubilee

    Much of the pre-race attention focused on Australians Miss Andretti and Takeover Target, but it was local hero Soldier's Tale that captured the Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) on the closing day of Royal Ascot on Saturday.

  • Takeover Target Withdrawn from Hong Kong Cup

    Stewards have revealed that the drug in Takeover Target, who was ordered scratched from the HK$20 million Hong Kong Cup, contained 17 parts alpha-hydroxyprogesterone hexonate. This showed up the day the horse arrived in Hong Kong from Japan in early November and again in four subsequent checks.

  • Filly & Mare Turf winner Ouija Board, out of Hong Kong Vase.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D633930%26%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Ouija Board Withdrawn from Vase, Retired

    Ouija Board was withdrawn from the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) at Sha Tin Racecourse on Dec. 10 due to soreness in the splint bone of her left foreleg.

  • Takeover Target, working at Sha Tin Racecourse Wednesday.

    Takeover Target Has Taken His Owner/Trainer from Obscurity to the Top

    When they line up for Hong Kong's International Day of racing Dec. 10, Australian trainer Joe Janiak will not be wearing a top hat and tails. He did of course do just that when in England earlier this year with his potential movie star horse Takeover Target. After Takeover Target won the King's Stand (Eng-II) Stakes at Ascot, people wanted to know who these unlikely stars were.

  • Takover Target Takes Japan's Sprinters Stakes

    Takeover Target romped to the second Global Sprint Challenge title on Sunday, the Joseph Janiak-trained gelding winning the Sprinters Stakes (Jpn-I) at Nakayama Racecourse.

  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks out from the new royal box on the first day of the annual Royal Ascot race meeting at Ascot, England.

    Queen on Hand as Ascot Ushers in New Era

    With Queen Elizabeth II in attendance, Royal Ascot officially reopened Tuesday after nearly two years of renovations. In the day's biggest races, Araafa cruised to victory in the St. James's Palace Stakes (Eng-I), American-bred Ad Valorem took the Queen Anne (Eng-I), and Takeover Target won the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-II).

  • Dream Payoff for Longshot Roman Arch Owners

    A group of 10 owners gained a dream result with Roman Arch in the rich Australian Cup March 11. Six weeks after they paid $100,000 (Australian funds) for the seemingly out-of-form 7-year-old, they shared the $600,000 first prize in Flemington's $1 million weight-for-age feature.