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Scratches, vet lists, trainer records, and injection policies all topics of interest following the breakdown of New York Thunder.
Jockey Tyler Gaffalione and trainer Brad Cox entered the final day of racing at Churchill Downs by already locking up their respective titles for the September Meet through dominating performances across the 14-day stand.
Purchased with dreams of Middle Eastern riches in mind, team Clapton may have an enticing detour in their future in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) after the colt's thrilling late running triumph in the Lukas Classic Stakes (G2) Sept. 30 at Churchill.
The 6-year-old gelding Lane Way stalked the early pace before grinding out a popular half-length win in the $200,000 Eddie D Stakes (G2T) at Santa Anita Park for Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella and Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith.
Waterhouse and Bott enjoyed an extraordinary afternoon at Randwick, saddling a quartet of stakes winners headlined by a brace of group 1s, courtesy of Tropical Squall's win in the Flight Stakes (G1) and Just Fine's triumph in The Metropolitan (G1).
Mama Cocha edged Mad Cool for the victory in the Sprinters Stakes (G1) at Nakayama Racecourse Oct. 1 as the Japanese sprinters seek new leaders after some key retirements.
Richard Hannon holds Rosallion in the highest regard and the pacey colt thrust himself into the 2024 Two Thousand Guineas (G1) reckoning after swooping to thwart Unquestionable in the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (G1) Oct. 1 at ParisLongchamp.
Wildly impressive Prix Marcel Boussac (G1) winner Opera Singer shot to the top of the ante-post charts for both the One Thousand Guineas (G1) and Oaks (G1) after leaving her Longchamp rivals in the dust.
Ace Impact justified his Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) favoritism at ParisLongchamp Oct. 1 when a sharp turn of foot helped him win one of the world's greatest races.
Multiple grade 1 winner Cody's Wish likely has one more race left in a brilliant career. Judging by what happened Oct. 1 in the $250,000 Vosburgh Stakes (G2), it should be dazzling.