Temple City Terror

Twelve Days a Racing: Jared Shoemaker Pipes Up

Jared Shoemaker, co-managing partner of Pocket Aces Racing, grew up in Lexington and fondly remembers going to Keeneland with his extended family from the time he could walk. It was one of his favorite things to do as a child. By the time he was in high school, he admits to spending a lot of afternoons at the track while supposedly in class. Not one to miss a good day of racing--no matter the reason--he scheduled all of his lectures at the University of Kentucky to be done by noon...

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Temple City Terror Roars to Victory in Dowager

Distance specialist Temple City Terror picked up the first graded stakes win of her career as she nears the end of her6-year-old season in the GIII Rood & Riddle Dowager S. Sunday at Keeneland. Victress of the 12-furlong Keertana S. each of the last two seasons at Churchill, the dark bay ran second to MGISW War Like Goddess (English Channel) in the GII Glens Falls S. two back Aug. 6 at Saratoga and was last seen finishing fourth in the GII Flower Bowl S. there four weeks later. Off as...

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Belmont Turf Takes Center Stage Saturday

by Stefanie Grimm & Patrycja Szpyra With the Fourth of July holiday weekend in the rear-view mirror, the summer turf season kicks into high gear starting with a pair of Grade I's at Belmont Park Saturday. The home team takes on a new wave of European challengers in the 1 1/4-mile GI Caesars Belmont Derby Invitational S., the first leg of the Caesars Turf Triple Series. Tiz the Bomb (Hit It a Bomb), last seen finishing ninth behind longshot GI Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike (Keen Ice), finally gets back...

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