Dr Zempf

Modern Games Returns To Keeneland In Friday's Maker's Mark

Last year's Eclipse champion turf male returns to the place of his Breeders' Cup glory Friday with an expected start in the GI Maker's Mark Mile S. Modern Games (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), trained by Charlie Appleby, makes his 4-year-old debut since taking the GI FanDuel Breeders' Cup Mile at Keeneland last November. Off the board in only two of his 13 prior starts, the chestnut just missed in the G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. at Ascot leading into the Breeders' Cup, took the GI Woodbine Mile by 5 1/4 lengths...

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Dr Zempf Leaves Strong Impression On U.S. Debut

8th-Gulfstream, $74,000, Alw (C), Opt. Clm ($75,000), 3-10, 4yo/up, 7 1/2fT, 1:27.25, fm, 2 1/2 lengths. DR ZEMPF (GB) (g, 4, Dark Angel {Ire}--Souvenir Delondres {Fr} {GSW-Fr, $138,754}, by Siyouni {Fr}), narrowly second in the 2021 G1 Phoenix S. while under the care of Ger Lyons, won the Listed Leopardstown 2000 Guineas Trial on seasonal debut last April before adding the G3 Ballycorus S. two starts later. Last seen finishing down the field behind subsequent GI Breeders' Cup Mile third Kinross (GB) (Kingman {GB}) in the G2 City of York...

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Starman Heads Maurice de Gheest Cast

Deauville stages the G1 LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest on Sunday, where David Ward's G1 July Cup hero Starman (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) has to tackle testing ground as he bids to put his marker down on the sprinting division. Beaten only once when encountering soft going in Ascot's G1 Qipco British Champions Sprint S., the 4-year-old nevertheless carries significant stable confidence into the 6 1/2-furlong highlight. "He's in cracking form and we're super excited, so fingers crossed," trainer Ed Walker said. "Everything has gone very well since the July...

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