Tiz A Chance again

Written by Sue Kenny on June 26, 2016

What a difference a gelding can make!  After running close in five races Tiz A Chance was gelded and so far, has not looked back.  He won his last start at the tricky distance of 7f with Manny Franco and the pair repeated the process today, both times at Belmont.  Congratulations to George Strawbridge, Jr.

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A Day In The Life: Better Talk Now

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on June 23, 2016

Better Talk Now and Ramon Dominguez

When Breeders’ Cup champion Better Talk Now ended his racing career at age 10 in 2009, owner Brent Johnson never wavered on how the earner of $4,356,664 would spend his retirement. “Blackie” was, is and always will be a Fair Hill horse. That decision certainly set well with everyone here at Herringswell. After seven seasons

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Miss Temple City at Ascot

Written by Sue Kenny on June 15, 2016

As usual, or should I say, as always, Miss Temple City ran a very honest race in very rain softened ground at Ascot this afternoon.  She’s never encountered that kind of ground so it was an unknown to her but she ran well with high weight and a little trouble, finished 4th to Europe’s best

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Miss Katie Mae

Written by Sue Kenny on June 12, 2016

After running her first two races in this country over 1m 1/16 furlongs Miss Katie Mae was cut back to the distance she’d been running previously in Ireland.  It’s hard to find sprint Stakes but Woodbine had a 6 1/2 furlong one today which was exactly what she needed.  Ridden confidently by Javier Castellano she

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Conscription

Written by Sue Kenny on June 9, 2016

It was lovely to see Mrs. Abercrombie and her farm manager Clifford Barry in the winners circle today after watching their War Front filly Conscription win her first race.  She had a horse challenge her in the last sixteenth of a mile but she shook her off and won nicely by a length.  Glad they

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