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  1. Caixa Eletronica captures $1 million Classic

    David Grening

    Trainer Todd Pletcher capped a roller-coaster of a day on a high Saturday night when Caixa Eletronica blew past Duke of Mischief in the stretch and drew clear to win the Grade 2, $1 million Charles Town Classic by three lengths.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  2. Gemologist faces seven in Wood

    David Grening

    Undefeated Gemologist drew post 6 in a field of eight 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday's $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  3. Gotham winner Hansen pointing to Wood

    David Grening

    Hansen emerged from his three-length victory in Saturday's Grade 3 Gotham Stakes will return to New York for the $1 million Wood Memorial on April 7.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2012
  4. Rattlesnake Bridge set for Pennsylvania Derby

    David Grening

    Saturday, Rattlesnake Bridge looks to improve upon that second-place performance when he meets Belmont Stakes winner Ruler On Ice, the multiple graded stakes winner To Honor and Serve, and six others in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  5. Stay Thirsty wins Travers Stakes

    David Grening

    Stay Thirsty wrested command from Shackleford nearing the quarter pole, edged away to a clear lead in midstretch, and held off a late run from 14-1 Rattlesnake Bridge to win the $1 million Travers Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  6. Coil to run in Travers after Baffert is pleased by fast Tuesday w...

    David Grening

    Trainer Bob Baffert said he was looking for a way out of the Travers. But after watching Coil breeze a fast half-mile Tuesday morning over Saratoga's main track, Baffert and his 3-year-old appear to be all in for Saturday's $1 million Midsummer Derby.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2011
  7. Shackleford pointing to rematch against Coil at Saratoga

    David Grening

    Preakness winner and Haskell runner-up Shackleford will most likely make his next start in the $1 million Travers Stakes here on Aug. 27, trainer Dale Romans said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  8. Jim Dandy draws evenly matched field of seven

    David Grening

    While Shackleford and Ruler On Ice battle for divisional supremacy in Sunday's Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park, seven lesser accomplished but not necessarily inferior 3-year-olds will clash in Saturday's $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  9. Tizway sets sights on Breeders' Cup Classic

    David Grening

    Though Tizway earned a virtual all-expenses-paid trip to the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile by virtue of his victory in Monday's Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park, his connections are inclined to aim a little higher.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  10. Super Espresso battles to Allaire duPont win

    David Grening

    For Super Espresso, a $1.1 million auction purchase by owner Bobby Flay, it was her first graded stakes win.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  11. Albarado to ride King Congie

    David Grening

    Robby Albarado, who was taken off eventual Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom the day before the race, has picked up the mount on King Congie for the $1 million Preakness on May 21, a race in which he will face Animal Kingdom at Pimlico.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  12. Duke of Mischief gives huge effort to snap losing streak

    David Grening

    A wide trip, sloppy track, and nine accomplished opponents were no obstacles for Duke of Mischief, who made a long, sustained bid under Joe Bravo to win Saturday night's Grade 3, $1 million Charles Town Classic by 2 1/4 lengths.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2011
  13. Uncle Mo found to have infection, still headed to Kentucky Derby

    David Grening

    The connections of Uncle Mo believe they have a reason why their horse did not run up to expectations in last weekend's $1 million Wood Memorial, and are still hoping to get last year's 2-year-old champion to the Kentucky Derby on May 7.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  14. Inherit The Gold in quest of $1 million Charles Town Classic

    David Grening

    When trainer Jim Hooper opted to run Inherit the Gold in the Grade 3 Excelsior Stakes at Aqueduct on April 2, he all but ruled out running the gelding back in the $1 million Charles Town Classic this Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  15. Uncle Mo draws post 5 in 10-horse field

    David Grening

    Uncle Mo arrived at his Belmont Park home at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday and two hours later was assigned post 5 for his engagement in Saturday's $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, where he will face nine opponents.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  16. Dialed In runs down 60-1 Shackleford in Florida Derby

    David Grening

    Trainer Nick Zito and owner Robert LaPenta made it back-to-back victories in the Florida Derby when Dialed In, under Julien Leparoux, rallied from last to nip 60-1 pacesetter Shackleford by a short head.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2011