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Kentucky Derby

Busy stakes weekend with the Big ‘Cap, San Felipe, Gotham and Tampa Bay Derby

POSTED: March 5, 2021

It's a coast-to-coast stakes buffet this weekend with 255 Kentucky Derby qualifying points on the line. The San Felipe, Gotham and Tampa Bay Derby all...

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Godolphin’s Essential Quality now 7-2 favorite in pool 4 Kentucky Derby Future Wager

POSTED: March 2, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Godolphin’s 2-year-old champion and winner of the $750,000 Southwest Stakes (Grade III) Essential Quality was made the 7-2 morning line favorite in...

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BC Juvenile Champion Essential Quality Runs Them Down In Southwest Stakes, Remains Unbeaten

POSTED: February 27, 2021

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021) – Reigning Two-Year-Old Champion Essential Quality capped a huge day for owner Godolphin, LLC with an impressive victory...

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Stakes action springs into the weekend

POSTED: February 27, 2021

31 stakes this weekend, 15 graded, with 102 Kentucky Derby Qualifying points on the line.  Gulfstream offers a full day of stakes with nine stakes,...

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Road to the Derby extends to a trio of races led by return of Essential Quality in Fountain of Youth

POSTED: February 25, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With just nine weeks remaining until the first Saturday in May, the Road to the Kentucky Derby will continue this weekend with...

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Claiming game, good or bad for Thoroughbred Racing, How the IRS changed the sport from breeding to race to breeding to sell

POSTED: February 25, 2021

On this Past the Wire TV show Jeff Metz and Jonathan Stettin talk about whether the long standing practice of running claiming races in the...

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Champion Essential Quality, undefeated Life Is Good, 8-1 co-individual favorites in Kentucky Derby future wager pool 3

POSTED: February 9, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Godolphin’s Eclipse Award-winning colt Essential Quality and CHC Inc and WinStar Farm’s undefeated $100,000 Sham Stakes (Grade III) winner Life Is Good...

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Spendthrift Farm acquires ownership interest in Keepmeinmind

POSTED: February 7, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. – B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired fifty-percent ownership interest in the 3-year-old colt Keepmeinmind, winner of the Kentucky Jockey Club S....

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326 early nominees for Triple Crown topped by champion Essential Quality

POSTED: February 4, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Led by 2-year-old champion and two-time Grade I winner Essential Quality, a total of 326 3-year-old Thoroughbreds were made eligible to compete in this...

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