Month: October 2016

Golden Hawk is Grey

Golden Hawk won his second start in as many races as he won the Grade III Grey Stakes Saturday, cruising to a 5 1/4 length victory over Han Sense. The undefeated son of Tapit battled Han Sense for the early lead before stretching to a one-length lead on the backstretch. King and His Court and […]

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Classic Empire Rebounds, Takes Breeder’s Futurity

Classic Empire bounced back from his disastrous showing in the Hopeful Stakes, winning by a convincing three lengths over a fast-closing Lookin at Lee. In the Hopeful Stakes, Classic Empire unseated his rider at the start of the race and did not finish the race, exhibiting signs of lameness. But the horse was fresh and […]

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Practical Joke Muddies Breeder’s Cup Juvenile

The Breeder’s Cup Juvenile became even more convoluted Saturday as Practical Joke, who is not even nominated for the stakes, overcame a poor start and ran down favored Syndergaard by a nose in the prestigious Champagne Stakes. New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard, for whom Syndergaard is named, was on hand to witness the thrilling […]

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Gormley Upsets Klimt in FrontRunner

Klimt, the odds-on-favorite to win the FrontRunner Stakes at Santa Anita, came up short as Gormley, fresh off his maiden win, cruised to a three-length victory. Gormley led from start to finish, with Klimt having to come from way off the pace to mount a challenge. Gormley showed he had some gas in the tank […]

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