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New Replay Technology For Champions Day

A new HD replay system for British stewards will be used for the first time on British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday. The system, which has been used by officials on the British and Irish Lions Tour of New … Continue reading

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Aclaim To Stand At National Stud

This year’s G1 Prix de la Foret winner Aclaim (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}-Aris {Ire}, by Danroad {Aus}) will enter stud next year at the National Stud in Newmarket. Trained by Martyn Meade, Aclaim won his lone start at two and at … Continue reading

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Oct. 20 Insights

By Christie DeBernardis 3rd-BEL, $75K, Msw, 2yo, 6 1/2f, 2:01 p.m. ET Robert LaPenta’s NAVISTAR (Union Rags), purchased for $900,000 at OBS March after breezing in :10 flat, makes his career bow in this spot for trainer Todd Pletcher. The … Continue reading

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Notable US-Breds in Japan: Oct. 21 & 22, 2017

In this ongoing series, Alan Carasso takes a look ahead at US-bred and/or conceived runners entered for the upcoming weekend at the tracks on the Japan Racing Association circuit, with a focus on pedigree and/or performance in the sales ring. … Continue reading

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14 Try to Peak in Valley View

By Joe Bianca A full field of 14 sophomore turf fillies line up in Friday’s GIII Pin Oak Valley View S., where the toughest task may be making a morning line in the wide-open event. The horse given the slight … Continue reading

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Dabirsim Filly On Top At Arqana

As was the case during the opening session of the Arqana October Yearling Sale on Tuesday, a daughter of leading French-based first-season sire Dabirsim topped trade during the sale’s third session on Thursday. The price of €105,000 paid by Willie … Continue reading

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Dansili’s With You Takes the Reservoirs

By Tom Frary IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU It has been a lean year for the French juveniles, but it could be that the best has been saved until last as ‘TDN Rising Star’ With You (GB) (Dansili {GB}) dominated this … Continue reading

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Classic Empire Retired to Coolmore’s Ashford Stud

Classic Empire (Pioneerof the Nile-Sambuca Classica, by Cat Thief), champion 2-year-old colt of 2016, has been retired from racing and will stand at Coolmore America’s Ashford Stud in 2018, it was announced Wednesday. A two-time Grade I winner at two, … Continue reading

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Hogan, Heffernan Win Curragh Awards

Trainer Denis Hogan and jockey Seamie Heffernan received top honours at Tuesday’s Tipperary Crystal Curragh Racing Awards when taking the Training and Riding Performance of the Year categories. Heffernan won for his winning ride on Capri (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) in … Continue reading

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Three Galileo Foals For Goffs

Goffs will offer three Galileo (Ire) foals at its November Foal Sale. The sale takes place Nov. 20 to 22, increasing in quality each day, with Part II on Nov. 25 and 26. The Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale splits … Continue reading

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