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Sunday Spot Plays

There’s more solid racing today across the country and we’ll look at a few at Aqueduct and Del Mar. Aqueduct Race 2 – #8 News Anchor (2-1) is the obvious horse to beat but was defeated at 4-5 and 3-5 in his last … Continue reading

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Interrogation Returns, Can Take Thanksgiving Opener

Amid the Saturday racing, our interest was certainly piqued by an email that came in mid-day. Interrogation was running on Thursday in the Thanksgiving Day opener at Aqueduct. Aqueduct Race 1 – Interrogation, a Christophe Clement runner, has been on our Watch … Continue reading

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Breeders Cup Saturday – Turf

Word came down last night after the conclusion of Del Mar’s Friday card that Breeders Cup Turf morning line favorite Ulysses has been scratched because of a soundness issue. That should make Highland Reel the favorite in here. Previously – Juvenile … Continue reading

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Breeders Cup Saturday – Filly & Mare Turf

Lady Eli takes centerstage in what is likely the final start of her tremendous career in the Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf, but she’ll have to deal with a very talented stablemate. Previously – Juvenile Fillies, Turf Sprint, Filly & … Continue reading

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Breeders Cup Friday – Juvenile Turf

Our Friday Breeders Cup previews continue here with the Juvenile Turf, a race in which the European entries should be very tough. Previously – Juvenile Fillies Turf, Dirt Mile Audio – I previewed the Friday races with my friend Steve Falk. You … Continue reading

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Breeders Cup Friday – Juvenile Fillies Turf

Happy Breeders Cup Friday! The first of two days of championship racing at Del Mar includes four Breeders Cup races, capped by the Breeders Cup Distaff. Featuring top older runners Stellar Wind and Forever Unbridled matched up with three year … Continue reading

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Valley View – Defiant Honor Can Get Back On Track

Keeneland runs a very competitive version of the Valley View (G3) today. It’s an 8.5 furlong race for three year old fillies on the firm turf. Valley View (G3) – This races features the top three runners from the Indiana Grand … Continue reading

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North of the Border

Let’s go north of the border up to Toronto where there are two Grade 1 races at Woodbine this afternoon – the EP Taylor for fillies & mares and the Canadian International for colts and geldings. We think the North … Continue reading

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2-Year Old Stakes North of the Border

Let’s go north to Canada where Woodbine will run two key Breeders Cup prep races – the Summer for juvenile turf males and the Natalma for juvenile turf fillies. Both are one-turn miles on the sweeping Woodbine layout. Summer Stakes … Continue reading

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