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Parx Grade 1s

Today is the biggest day of the calendar at Parx Racing in Bensalem, where they run the Grade 1 Cotillion for three-year old fillies and the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby for three-year old colts, the latter race being run as … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2)

We looked at the Gotham in our last post and in this one, we’ll tackle the Fountain of Youth, won emphatically by a last to first sweep from Gunnevera for trainer Antonio Sano under jockey Javier Castellano. Race Replay  Fractions – … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Fountain of Youth (G2)

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Greetings from Hallandale Beach, where they run the G2 Fountain of Youth on Saturday, headed by Irish War Cry, winner of last month’s Holy Bull, and Practical Joke, last year’s Hopeful and Champagne winner. Derby points … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Holy Bull, Withers, Lewis

Saturday was a big day on the Derby Trail, with three different points races, the Holy Bull at Gulfstream, the Withers at Aqueduct, and the Lewis at Santa Anita. We saw some very good performances, some pretty good performances, and … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Holy Bull

After a week off , there are three stakes races on Saturday that will award points along the 2017 Kentucky Derby trail. 2016 Juvenile Champion Classic Empire returns in the Holy Bull (Gulfstream 12th), El Areeb, winner of the Jerome, … Continue reading

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