The veteran campaigner Pure Sensation left no doubt about it on Saturday, powering clear in the stretch for a 5 3/4-length repeat victory in the Grade 3 Parx Dash. Pure Sensation runs as a homebred for Patricia Generazio and is trained by Christophe Clement. The same connections also have the outstanding turf sprinter Disco Rico,
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ELMONT, N.Y. — In what trainer Chad Brown called “the best race he’s ever run,” Practical Joke exploded down the center of the track to a two-length victory over 43-1 outsider Tale of Silence in Saturday’s $400,000 Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park. Making his first start since finishing fifth in the Kentucky Derby, Practical Joke
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ELMONT, N.Y. — As confident as trainer Chad Summers had been all week with Mind Your Biscuits entering Saturday’s Grade 2 Belmont Sprint Championship, he admitted to getting a little jittery Friday night. “I didn’t sleep at all last night,” Summers said. Summers should be able to sleep just fine Saturday night after Mind Your
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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Pushed early by third-choice Hembree, Sonic Boom still had plenty left to fend off second-choice Gorgeous Kitten and win the Grade 3, $100,000 American Derby on Saturday at Arlington. Sonic Boom, winning his first graded stakes, is trained by Ian Wilkes for owner Robert Lothenbach. He’s a son of More than
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ELMONT, N.Y. — New Money Honey led a clean sweep of the top three positions in Saturday’s $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational for trainer Chad Brown, posting a neck victory over 8-5 favorite Sistercharlie, with Uni finishing another 1 3/4 lengths back in third. New Money Honey benefitted from a perfectly judged ride by regular
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ELMONT, N.Y. — Mind Your Biscuits, the winner of the Group 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen in March, and Unified, who beat Mind Your Biscuits in the Grade 3 Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship in February, head a seven-horse field entered for Saturday’s Grade 2, $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship. The Belmont Sprint Championship, run at seven furlongs,
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Apprentice jockey Evin Roman and journeyman Flavien Prat shared the riding title at the Santa Anita spring-summer meeting, which ended on Tuesday. Each won 41 races at the meeting, with Prat winning twice on Tuesday to tie Roman. The rematch will take place at the Del Mar summer meeting, which begins on July 19. During
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