Ready to 'Geaux' for Labor Day Weekend

A trio of highly regarded sophomores will take on their elders in a fantastic renewal of Saturday's GI FanDuel Pacific Classic S. at Del Mar, a 'Win and You're In' for the GI Breeders' Cup Classic. The 5-2 morning-line favorite Geaux Rocket Ride (Candy Ride {Arg}) leads the way for the 3-year-olds after defeating GI Kentucky Derby winner Mage (Good Magic) by 1 3/4 lengths in Monmouth Park's GI TVG.com Haskell S. July 22. He will look to follow in the hoofprints of his leading sire Candy Ride, who won...

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Catalogue For 102nd Saratoga Sale Now Available

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 235 selected yearlings for the 102nd Saratoga Sale, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 7-8, in Saratoga Springs, New York with sessions to begin each evening at 6:30 p.m. ET in the Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion, the organization said in a release early Wednesday morning. "This year's Saratoga catalogue is exceptional," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "Our numbers have increased by 10% over last year, and the quality of sire power, pedigrees, and physicals are at the top of this year's yearling crop." The...

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Exaulted Stays Perfect On Turf, Secures BC Mile Berth in Shoemaker Mile

Sent off the 3-1 second favorite to maintain a perfect record in four starts since switching to the grass just after the turn of the calendar, C R K Stable's Exaulted (Twirling Candy) was forwardly placed behind a pair of longshot leaders, got first crack at them into the stretch and kicked home smartly to win the GI Shoemaker Mile Monday at Santa Anita and with it, a fees-paid berth into the GI FanDuel Breeders' Cup Mile over the course and distance in November. Away smoothly for Juan Hernandez, the...

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Exaulted Stays Perfect On The Grass In American S.

Exaulted didn't even try the turf until his 11th career start back on Jan. 2 but the 6-year-old has more than made up for lost time with his third straight win on the Santa Anita grass course, taking the GIII American S. Sunday. Entered off a pair of 93 Beyer Speed Figure efforts--a career high--against allowance and optional claiming company respectively, Exaulted earned 9-5 second choice honors for his first graded-stakes race since contesting the GII Triple Bend S. last May. Sent to the front after a sharp beginning from...

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