Horse Racing

ETOBICOKE, Ontario — Woodbine Oaks winner Holy Helena strutted her best stuff against the boys at Woodbine in Sunday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate, winning the 158th running of the prestigious event decisively under Luis Contreras. Owned by Stronach Stable and trained by Jimmy Jerkens, Holy Helena joined some select company with her popular victory. She
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ARCADIA, Calif. — Obviously, the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita last November and eight other stakes in a six-year career, has been retired after being diagnosed with a bone bruise in a foreleg. The injury was detected in recent weeks, according to trainer Phil D’Amato. A 9-year-old gelding, Obviously won
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ELMONT, N.Y. — Sea Calisi, the winner of the Grade 1 Beverly D. in 2016 and a two-time winner of the Grade 2 Sheepshead Bay, is sidelined indefinitely with an injury, trainer Chad Brown confirmed Saturday. Brown said Sea Calisi was injured on June 25, just prior to a scheduled workout over the Belmont turf
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ARCADIA, Calif. — Enola Gray looked vulnerable as she sped alone in front in Saturday’s Grade 3 Wilshire Stakes on turf at Santa Anita — until she turned for home with a two-length lead. “She was running fast, but she was comfortable,” jockey Flavien Prat said. Enola Gray sustained her advantage through the one-mile distance,
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ARCADIA, Calif. — Danzing Candy overcame a double team from runners trained by Phil D’Amato to win his second consecutive stakes, and his first in a sprint, in Saturday’s Grade 2 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita. The first challenge came from Coastline, who fought with Danzing Candy through fractions of 22.15 seconds for the
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ETOBICOKE, Ontario — Melmich ($4.60) circled wide on the far turn before drawing clear to capture the Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes for the second year in a row on Canada Day at Woodbine. Melmich runs first under the wire to take the Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine. Michael Burns Gigantic Breeze set slow fractions Saturday
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Back at Gulfstream Park and back at his preferred one-turn trip, Three Rules notched an overdue first career graded-stakes win when he beat Mo Cash by a neck in the Grade 3, $150,000 Carry Back Stakes on Saturday. Three Rules ran bravely under a good ride from Cornelio Velasquez, who settled Three Rules in seventh
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