Can’thelpbelieving Wins Cliffhanger Stakes (Grade 3)

Written by Sue Kenny on August 21, 2016

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photo by Equiphoto It seems incredible that he was just winning his fourth race in today’s Cliffhanger Stakes (Grade 3) at Monmouth.  Already Grade 1 placed and just missing in Grade 2 company Can’thelpbelieving seems to have come into his own as a five year old.   He was imported from Ireland almost three years ago

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Messi!

Written by Sue Kenny on August 21, 2016

Toronto Ont.August 21, 2016.Woodbine.Jockey Edgar Prado guides Messi to victory in the $200,000 dollar Sky Classic Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. michael burns photo

Without doubt he is one of the favourites in the barn.  Often in the afternoon he’s looking out of his stall across the aisle, not at the horse in the stall opposite, but upwards to the open window.  Many times I’ve stood beside him to see what he’s watching and there’s nothing but clouds.  He’s

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Sherini Grinds It Out

Written by Sue Kenny on August 20, 2016

After a pretty good third in her last race over 1 3/8 miles on the grass just 10 days ago at Saratoga Sherini was back on the dirt today over a shorter distance where she won!    I was watching her coming down the stretch and thinking how to describe her style and the commentator described

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Tale of Life (JPN) All The Way

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on August 19, 2016

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Flaxman Holdings Ltd.’s TALE OF LIFE (JPN) was ultra-impressive winning his allowance race wire-to-wire at Saratoga this afternoon with Irad Ortiz aboard. According to the BRISnet chart: “TALE OF LIFE (JPN) broke on top, didn’t have to work to establish control, with the rival leaving from the stall to his left not vying for the

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Holiday Bonus

Written by Sue Kenny on August 7, 2016

A good weekend for Albert Frassetto with Catcha Rising Star winning yesterday and first time two year old starter Holiday Bonus winning nicely today at Laurel.  Out of a solid Maryland racing family of Snit and Blind Date this was a very encouraging start for this colt by Harlan’s Holiday.  Congratulations again to him.

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