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Perfect Day Looks to Stay Undefeated in $100,000 Miracle Wood

POSTED: February 17, 2022

LAUREL, Md.—Vintage Thoroughbreds and Ben Lynch’s Perfect Day has lived up to his name thus far, going undefeated through two starts, each race by open lengths. He...

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McPeek Adds Dash Attack to His Derby Arsenal

POSTED: January 4, 2022

Kenny McPeek has a problem, but it’s a good problem for a trainer on New Year’s Day. McPeek enters 2022 with several live Kentucky Derby...

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Dash Attack goes on early Derby Trail attack with win in Smarty Jones at Oaklawn

POSTED: January 2, 2022

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Impressive Dec. 5 maiden winner Dash Attack made the successful step up to stakes competition with a powerful victory in Saturday’s...

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Parx Racing Concludes A Tremendous Season In 2021

POSTED: December 31, 2021

Dance Code with Nik Juarez aboard captures the Parx Juvenile on December 29, 2021. Owner Richie's World Stables LLC. (Photo by Barbara Weidl/EQUI-PHOTO) Bensalem, Pa....

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Saturday’s Smarty Jones Stakes Draws 14

POSTED: December 30, 2021

Record purse, record number of nominees and possibly a record crowd in the starting gate. Oaklawn’s Road to the Kentucky Derby begins Saturday with the...

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Brisset Has Brought Young Talent to Oaklawn

POSTED: December 23, 2021

Rodolphe Brisset (Coady Photograpahy) HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Rodolphe Brisset said he doesn’t expect to have a starter in the $250,000 Smarty Jones Stakes for 3-year-olds Jan....

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Caddo River gallops onto Kentucky Derby trail with easy win in Smarty Jones

POSTED: January 23, 2021

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, Jan. 22, 2021) – Shortleaf Stables, Inc.’s Caddo River lived up to his billing and dominated Friday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes...

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ELLIOTT SETS SIGHTS ON 5,000 WINS

POSTED: March 30, 2020

For jockey Stewart Elliott, it’s the drive to five – as in 5,000. Elliott, who rose to fame as the only rider of champion and...

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Mischevious Alex wrong spelling and all; Will he be one to get them back to Triple Crown glory?

POSTED: March 4, 2020

Trainer John Servis knows the exhilaration of winning Triple Crown races. He went from relative anonymity to national prominence when Pennsylvania-bred Smarty Jones swept the...

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