Horse Racing

LEXINGTON, Ky. — It was supposed to be an evenly matched race among unknowns, but once the 10 2-year-old fillies in the Alcibiades turned for home Friday at Keeneland, Heavenly Love already had put it away. Giving jockey Julien Leparoux and trainer Mark Casse their third and most important victory on opening day of the
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Bird Song, a two-time graded winner of $512,707, has been retired after exiting his last race, the Sept. 23 Kelso at Belmont Park, with what trainer Ian Wilkes described as a minor injury. Bred and owned by the Marylou Whitney Stables, Bird Song, a 4-year-old colt by Unbridled’s Song, won the Grade 3 Fred Hooper
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There was a little something for everyone in Saturday’s eight Grade 1 events (and Breeders’ Cup preps) at Santa Anita and Belmont. But I’m a fool for an exciting 2-year-old, so for me (and for many others, I’m sure), Bolt d’Oro’s sensational victory in the FrontRunner Stakes carried the day. I suppose you never really
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Moonshine Memories is bound for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Del Mar on Nov. 4 as the unbeaten winner of two Grade 1 races, the most recent being Saturday’s $301,035 Chandelier Stakes at Santa Anita. The win gave Moonshine Memories a fees-paid berth to the BC Juvenile Fillies, through the Breeders’ Cup’s Win and
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ARCADIA, Calif. — As good as Bolt d’Oro was at Del Mar, he was even better on Saturday at Santa Anita in his first start around two turns, as he clobbered his rivals in the Grade 1, $301,380 FrontRunner Stakes to remain unbeaten after three starts and head to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov.
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