Category: Horse Racing

Green Mask snaps 12-race losing streak in Belmont feature

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Green Mask snaps 12-race losing streak in Belmont feature

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Roca Rojo takes Belmont feature as 1-5 choice

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Texting rallies to win Belmont feature

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California Chrome eyes $1 million Santa Anita bonus

California Chrome eyes $1 million Santa Anita bonus

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

(Reuters) – California Chrome, North America's all-time leading money earner, is scheduled to run in next month's Awesome Again Stakes in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic in November, the horse's trainer said on Wednesday.

The chestnut-colored five-year-old, winner of the Kentucky Derby & Preakness Stakes in 2014, is in line for a $1 million bonus if he wins the Awesome Again on Oct. 1 & the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 5.

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California Chrome eyes $1 million Santa Anita bonus

California Chrome eyes $1 million Santa Anita bonus

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

(Reuters) – California Chrome, North America's all-time leading money earner, is scheduled to run in next month's Awesome Again Stakes in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic in November, the horse's trainer said on Wednesday.

The chestnut-colored five-year-old, winner of the Kentucky Derby & Preakness Stakes in 2014, is in line for a $1 million bonus if he wins the Awesome Again on Oct. 1 & the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 5.

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California Chrome eyes $1 million Santa Anita bonus

California Chrome eyes $1 million Santa Anita bonus

By Mark Lamport-Stokes

(Reuters) – California Chrome, North America's all-time leading money earner, is scheduled to run in next month's Awesome Again Stakes in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic in November, the horse's trainer said on Wednesday.

The chestnut-colored five-year-old, winner of the Kentucky Derby & Preakness Stakes in 2014, is in line for a $1 million bonus if he wins the Awesome Again on Oct. 1 & the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 5.

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Lani's Belmont run inspires Japan route to Kentucky

Lani's Belmont run inspires Japan route to Kentucky

(Reuters) – The storming run by Japan-based colt Lani at this year's Belmont Stakes has inspired a series of races in the Asian country that could annually produce a starter in the Kentucky Derby, from 2017 onwards.

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has partnered with the Japan Racing Association (JRA) to create the 'Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby', which will include two one-mile dirt stakes races at the famed Tokyo Racecourse.

"This series provides a path for the top 3-year-old in the country to participate in the 'greatest two minutes in sports'," CDI's president & chief operating officer Bill Mudd said in a statement.

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Lani's Belmont run inspires Japan route to Kentucky

Lani's Belmont run inspires Japan route to Kentucky

(Reuters) – The storming run by Japan-based colt Lani at this year's Belmont Stakes has inspired a series of races in the Asian country that could annually produce a starter in the Kentucky Derby, from 2017 onwards.

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has partnered with the Japan Racing Association (JRA) to create the 'Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby', which will include two one-mile dirt stakes races at the famed Tokyo Racecourse.

"This series provides a path for the top 3-year-old in the country to participate in the 'greatest two minutes in sports'," CDI's president & chief operating officer Bill Mudd said in a statement.

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Lani's Belmont run inspires Japan route to Kentucky

Lani's Belmont run inspires Japan route to Kentucky

(Reuters) – The storming run by Japan-based colt Lani at this year's Belmont Stakes has inspired a series of races in the Asian country that could annually produce a starter in the Kentucky Derby, from 2017 onwards.

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has partnered with the Japan Racing Association (JRA) to create the 'Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby', which will include two one-mile dirt stakes races at the famed Tokyo Racecourse.

"This series provides a path for the top 3-year-old in the country to participate in the 'greatest two minutes in sports'," CDI's president & chief operating officer Bill Mudd said in a statement.

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