Almond Roca

Written by Sue Kenny on September 29, 2017

You’d think being by Speightstown out of a Holy Bull mare that she’d be fast, and you’d be right!  She whizzed over the Laurel turf this afternoon in her five and a half furlong race on the turf to win by about four lengths   Feargal Lynch rode her.  Many congratulations to Chadds Ford Stable.

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Moveslike Molasses

Written by Sue Kenny on September 28, 2017

Did not last night!  A half brother to two Stake winners he won his first race out of three starts on the Tapeta at Presque Isle.  He was in a long stretch duel and was very game.  Congratulations to owner and breeder Alex G. Campbell.

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Irish Defence

Written by Sue Kenny on September 24, 2017

Wow, she’s now won half of her eight starts and last night was her first try on turf.  She’s a half to Irish War Cry and Irish Strait so she’s certainly keeping up the family name!  It was the shortest distance she’s run, at five furlongs, so she’s now won from that distance up to

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The Real Rider Cup

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on September 21, 2017

  The inaugural Real Rider Cup at the Plantation Field Horse Trials on Sunday, September 17 was such a rollicking good time that it has taken us three days to recover from it…and to review the 1,000+ (literally!) photos that were taken at the event. Twenty riders comprised four teams of five riders each –

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Athena’s Aegis

Written by Sue Kenny on September 20, 2017

Four year old Athena’s Aegis won at Delaware Park this afternoon.  She came to us in April and this was her fourth start for us, being very close in her previous races.   Many congratulations to owner Linda Juckette.

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Written by Sue Kenny on September 19, 2017

A very impressive debut for Rivington yesterday at Delaware, zipping fast fractions around the oval and still managing to win by an easy five lengths.  Congratulations to owner Kip McCreery.

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Untamed Domain Wins And He’s In

Written by Sue Kenny on September 17, 2017

Photo by Michael Burns Photography.  In just the fourth start of his short career Untamed Domain bested his recent third place finish in the With Anticipation Stakes at Saratoga by winning the Summer Stakes (Grade 2) at Woodbine today.  He took a while to get going from the gate but he was confidently handled by

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Quidura Wins Canadian Stakes (Grade 2)

Written by Sue Kenny on September 16, 2017

Photo by Michael Burns Photography. Her prep for the Breeders Cup went rather well today at Woodbine when she won the Grade 2 Canadian Stakes.  Ridden thoughtfully as usual by Junior Alverado she didn’t have the best draw in the number one position but he rode her patiently and pushed ‘go’ at the right time! 

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First For Surprenante

Written by Sue Kenny on September 10, 2017

Unraced as a two year old, Surprenante by Distorted Humor won today in her fifth start as a three year old.  Hitting the board previously over a mile she was shortened up to six furlongs today and she wired the field.  Congratulations to owners and breeders Wertheimer et Frere.

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Miss Temple City Back On Track

Written by Sue Kenny on September 10, 2017

As has been well documented, Miss Temple City’s five year old year has not been smooth sailing but it all came together beautifully yesterday in the Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf (Grade 3).  The photo above, taken by Kentucky Downs Racing, shows the affection her groom Lisa Conway has for her, who has taken care of

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