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Another horse who has knocked on the door so many times – five to be exact but he got his win today in good fashion at Monmouth.  Ridden patiently and confidently by Jorge Vargas, Jr. and congratulations to owners Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Ronald Frankel. As you can see from the photo, he’s a gorgeous

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You know how some races you feel you are riding to the wire with the jockey?  Today was one of those days with Conducive.  With the race being off the turf everyone got really strung out as the leaders started to fade, Conducive started making up ground, getting to the rail, we were all pushing

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Nice win at Presque Isle last night by Tobago.  This was her third start, the first two on turf and dirt.   A lot of horses seem to like the Presque Isle Tapeta and unusually for George Strawbrdge, Jr. Tobago is not a home-bred but a filly he bought at the sales with her lovely breeding

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