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52mGary West

West: Haskell could be Pharoah's coronation

Bob Baffert thinks the Haskell is a horse race, and in his position, as the detail-obsessed trainer of the most celebrated racehorse in the nation, that's exactly what he has to think.

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1dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Monmouth Park prepares for Pharoah

American Pharoah might be the only personality that could outdraw Bruce Springsteen at the Jersey Shore this weekend. Monmouth Park prepares for a record crowd to come out to see the Triple Crown champ.

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2dClaire Novak

Hard Not to Like surges late to capture G1 Diana S.

Speedway Stable's Hard Not to Like came flying and secured her second consecutive grade I victory July 25, edging out Tepin in the final strides of the $500,000 TVG Diana Stakes at Saratoga.

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2dJeremy Balan

Curalina wins CCA on DQ

Curalina secured her second straight Grade 1 victory Sunday, but this one came via disqualification in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks to cap the opening weekend at Saratoga.

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2dJeremy Balan

Wild Dude upsets Masochistic in Bing Crosby

Wild Dude played the role of upsetter in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar Sunday, wearing down heavy favorite Masochistic late to win by 1-1/4 lengths.

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2dFrank Angst

Uncle Vinny placed first via DQ in Sanford S.

A late move into second place by Uncle Vinny paid off, when the son of Uncle Mo was placed first in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes July 25 at Saratoga Race Course.

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4dMyra Lewyn

Mrs McDougal impresses to open Saratoga

Mrs McDougal closed on the outside with ground-devouring strides, overtaking battling front-runners Feathered and Cara Marie late to win the $200,000 Lake George Stakes.

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4dJeremy Balan

Big John B rides rail to win

A switch in surfaces was no problem for Michael House's turf specialist Big John B in the $100,000 Cougar II Handicap Friday at Del Mar.

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4dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Collectors rediscover horse racing

Horse racing fans were not the only ones who joyously celebrated the sport's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, memorabilia collectors were cheering just as enthusiastically.

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Opening day at Saratoga draws 34,783

A paid crowd of 34,783 attended opening day of Saratoga Race Course's 2015 summer meet Friday, which featured a total all-sources handle of $17,706,202.

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5dJeremy Balan

American Pharoah opens eyes in Del Mar work

Triple Crown champion American Pharoah looked primed and ready at Del Mar Thursday morning, wowing a large group of spectators with a six-furlong work in 1:11 flat.

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5dRon Mitchell

Carpe Diem retired after knee chip discovered

Two-time Grade 1 winner c has been retired due to a knee chip and will enter stud next year at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm, it was announced Thursday.

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6dFrank Angst

Bode Miller looks to conquer new sport

Bode Miller, the alpine skier who won six Olympic medals, is trying to bring some of the modern training techniques that helped him to the top of his sport over to horse racing.

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