Texas Red may have surprised his rivals in last year’s Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) at Santa Anita, upsetting 10 rivals by 6 ½ lengths at odds of 13-1, but the talented son of Afleet Alex did not sneak up on Margarita Urtubey.
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With innovative programs targeted to help the “little guy” breeder, B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Ky., has paved the way for small-scale operations to have access to some of the finest stallion blood in the Thoroughbred industry.
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Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (with Martin Garcia aboard) worked four furlongs in :47.60 at Del Mar Sunday morning. Owners Ahmed and Justin Zayat were on hand as their superstar readies for his next appearance.
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The Pizza Man became the first Illinois-bred runner to win the Arlington Million, the state’s most prestigious race, with a shining performance in front of the home crowd on Saturday at Arlington Park.
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Big-game quarterback Tom Brady helped the New England Patriots flip the postseason script on the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday. Clutch second-half play from Brady, already a two-time Super Bowl MVP, carried the Patriots to a come-from-behind win in a chippy AFC divisional-round … [Read More...]