Hill Prince S.

Going 'Public' In the Hill Prince

It had been an almost-unheard-of five years since trainer Chad Brown unsaddled the winner of Belmont's GII Hill Prince S., but Klaravich Stables' Public Sector (GB) (Kingman {GB}) put pay to that 'streak', racing within shouting distance of a surprisingly moderate tempo, then finishing with a telling late turn of speed to run his graded stakes winning skein to three Saturday afternoon on Long Island. A firming 33-10 chance after trading as high as 5-1 early in the wagering, the 170,000gns Tattersalls October yearling acquisition landed in third position and...

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Public Sector Leads Brown Hill Prince Trio

Trainer Chad Brown will saddle a trio of runners--led by 5-2 morning-line favorite Public Sector (GB) (Kingman {GB})--in Saturday's GII Hill Prince S. at Belmont. Second behind subsequent GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf upsetter Fire At Will (Declaration of War) in Belmont's GII Pilgrim S. last fall, the Klaravich Stables runner enters riding a hot hand off consecutive graded wins in Saratoga's GII National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S. Aug. 6 and a one-length score over the re-opposing Never Surprised (Constitution) in the GIII Saranac S. Sept. 4....

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NYRA Postpones Monday Graded Races

With the remnants of Hurricane Delta slated to dump a significant amount of rain in the region, officials at the New York Racing Association elected not to card the GII Hill Prince S. for sophomore turf horses and the GII Knickerbocker S. for older turf males for Monday's Columbus Day program at Belmont Park. The Hill Prince will be carded next Saturday, Oct. 17, while the Knickerbocker will take place the following afternoon. Each race carries purse money of $150,000.

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