Spelling Again Earns Pass to Breeders’ Cup

Posted on: Jul 01, 2016

Spelling Again won a narrow victory over tough luck challenger Cali Star in Saturday’s Grade 2 $250,000 Princess Rooney at Gulfstream Park. The win not only earned her a nice share of the purse but also an all expenses paid entry into the Breed....

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Exaggerator Getting Ready For Belmont As Nyquist Recuperates

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Exaggerator is getting ready to run in the third leg of the Triple Crown and with Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist sidelined with a fever and high white blood cell count he’ll be a prohibitive favorite in the June 11 race. His connections are very....

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How Exaggerator Beat Nyquist At The Preakness

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Nyquist won’t run in the Belmont Stakes as he recovers from an illness. After the Kentucky Derby, it looked like he might dominate the three year old class. Now it could be Exaggerator ruling the roost. With Nyquist sidelined the Belmont is his....

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Pimlico Renovations Could Displace Preakness Stakes

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Amid all of the pageantry and excitement of the Preakness last weekend there was a reality that was likely out of sight and out of mind for most in attendance. The Pimlico Race Course–home of the Preakness–is dilapidated and in need of re....

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No Nyquist in the Belmont Stakes

Posted on: May 24, 2016

It wasn’t ‘worst case scenario’ for Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist but he won’t be going to the Belmont Stakes. According to trainer Doug O’Neill his horse is suffering from a high white blood cell count which is indicati....

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Nyquist Recuperating, Exaggerator Resting Following Preakness Stakes

Posted on: May 23, 2016

The two biggest names at the Preakness Stakes–Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and Preakness winner Exaggerator–both rested on Sunday but each has a markedly different plan for the week. The top news in horse racing at the moment is Nyquist&....

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Preakness Runners Announce Plans For Belmont Stakes

Posted on: May 22, 2016

Nyquist and Exaggerator are going to go at it again for the sixth time at the Belmont Stakes. Connections for both horses have indicated their intention to run in the third leg of the Triple Crown on June 9 at New York’s Belmont Park. Nyquist w....

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Exaggerator Tops Nyquist in ‘Round Two’ Of The Triple Crown

Posted on: May 21, 2016

American Pharoah will remain the only horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978 for at least one more year as Keith Desormeaux’s Exaggerator closed strong to beat Nyquist and claim the Preakness Stakes. Nyquist set blistering fractions early but....

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Parx Equine Herpes Quarantine Lifted Following Negative Tests

Posted on: May 17, 2016

The Preakness field will grow by one and the other races on the weekend card at Pimlico will have fuller fields due to the end of the equine herpes quarantine at Philadelphia’s Parx Racing. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has lifted ....

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O’Neill Says Nyquist Is A ‘Special Horse’

Posted on: May 16, 2016

In general, horse racing trainers are a reserved breed. They speak in measured terms about the abilities of their horses and avoid talking up–or talking down–opposing horses. For that reason alone, the praise heaped on kentucky Derby winn....

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