Horse Racing

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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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — Curlin’s Approval proved she’s back in top form — earning an all-expenses-paid, guaranteed berth in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint in the process — in drawing away to a convincing 4 1/2-length victory over Distinta in Sunday’s $250,000 Princess Rooney at Gulfstream Park. Lightstream, the 6-5 favorite, finished another
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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — The Cinderella story of Imperial Hint and trainer Luis Carvajal Jr. added another chapter Saturday at Gulfstream Park when the speedster ran away through the stretch to a popular and one-sided 4 3/4-length victory over Awesome Banner in the $250,000 Smile Sprint. By winning the Breeders’ Cup Challenge race, Imperial Hint
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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — The spring meet came to an end on Friday for the purpose of deciding the jockey, trainer, and owner titles, with none of the three races close at the end. Tyler Gaffalione dominated the rider standings, with Edgard Zayas easily second. Emisael Jaramillo, Luca Panici, and Miguel Vasquez rounded out the
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Favorites entered this week at Monmouth winning at a 41 percent clip (75 for 181), and it looks like they could dominate the 11-race United Nations card Saturday, including the big race itself. Using alternates or spreads in the occasional spot, I’ll try to take down both the early (races 1-5) and late (races 7-11)
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ETOBICOKE, Ontario — Woodbine Oaks winner Holy Helena was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite in a 13-horse field of Canadian-bred 3-year-olds for the 158th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate at the pick-your-post draw on Wednesday. Owned by Stronach Stable and trained by Jimmy Jerkens, Holy Helena will be making just her fourth start
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