Horse Racing

LEXINGTON, Ky. — With one sustained swoosh, Rushing Fall might well have run herself into favoritism for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf with an eye-catching victory Wednesday at Keeneland. Ridden by Javier Castellano, Rushing Fall went from 12th to the lead with frightening ease in the 27th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Jessamine
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Champion Arrogate will be retired following this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar and will enter stud for the 2018 breeding season at Juddmonte Farms in Lexington, Ky. A fee will be determined later for the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song, who is owned by Juddmonte and has won 7 of 10 starts for
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ELMONT, N.Y. — Though she showed the immaturity of a young horse, Separationofpowers also showed the ability of a good horse, rallying in the final furlong to win Sunday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Frizette Stakes by 3 1/2 lengths at Belmont Park. Caledonia Road finished second by 8 1/4 lengths over Maya Malibu in a field
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ELMONT, N.Y. — Though he’s won races all over the country in a Hall of Fame career that has spanned 40 years and has even run three horses at Del Mar, trainer Shug McGaughey himself has never been to the Southern California track. That will change next month when he will accompany War Flag to
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The well-traveled Zipessa got back in the win column with a flourish Saturday, reeling in a loose leader for the first Grade 1 victory of her career in the Grade 1, $400,000 First Lady Stakes on the Keeneland turf. “She had this one coming,” said Michael Stidham, who trains the 5-year-old City Zip mare for
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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Saturday’s Grade 1, $500,000 Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland was marked by euphoria and heartbreak, with Free Drop Billy punching his ticket for the Nov. 4 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile with a four-length victory, while mid-race leader Ten City sustained a fracture to his left front leg on the far turn and had to
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