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Favored Essential Quality draws post 2 for Travers Stakes

Aug. 25, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Belmont Stakes winner Essential Quality drew the No. 2 post position Wednesday for the 152nd running of the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. The champion 2-year-old will have regular rider Luis Saez aboard and is the 4-5 morning-line...

Tripoli springs upset to win Pacific Classic at Del Mar

Aug. 21, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Tripoli came off the rail, went around frontrunning Tizamagician to take the lead turning into the stretch, and went on to win the $1 million Pacific Classic by 1 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Saturday. Tripoli ran 1 1/4 miles in 2:02.37 to earn his...

Mandaloun takes controversial Haskell at Monmouth on DQ

Jul. 17, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Trouble seems to follow Kentucky Derby runner-up Mandaloun on the racetrack. The bigger the race, the bigger the controversy. When all is said and done though, the Brad Cox-trained colt may have two Grade 1 wins. Mandaloun...

Brad Cox has high hopes for Mandaloun in $1 million Haskell

Jul. 16, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

It's probably going to be a while before horse racing officials in Kentucky decide whether to disqualify Derby winner Medina Spirit for testing positive for the presence of an anti-inflammatory steroid after the race. There will be hearings, testimony and probably appeals...