Month: January 2018

Jockey Club Puts Bolt d’Oro, Good Magic at Top of Rankings

The Jockey Club announced that Bolt d’Oro and Good Magic topped its Annual Top 2-Year-Old Rankings, formerly known as the Experimental Free Handicap. There was no reason given for the name change. The explanation of the rankings is the same:  a weight-based assessment of the previous year’s leading 2-year-olds, with the weights compiled for a hypothetical […]

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Instilled Regard Impresses In Lecomte

Instilled Regard, coming off a controversial second-place finish in the Los Alamos Futurity, proved that he is a force to be reckoned with in a dominating performance in the Lecomte Stakes. The big colt, who last raced in California, ran between third and fifth place as longshot Believe In Royalty set a moderate pace up […]

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Firenze Fire Rebounds in Jerome – Barely

Firenze Fire, off a disappointing finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile last year, squeezed a 1/2 length victory over Seven Trumpets in the Jerome Stakes. The race, which had been delayed because of the cold weather, began with Seven Trumpets setting a slow pace. Firenze Fire was last and seemed content to stay that way […]

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