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  1. Eldaafer pulls away in Breeders' Cup Marathon

    Marty McGee

    Since its inception two years ago, the Breeders' Cup Marathon has been criticized as being a yawner of a race, a lengthy contest that lacked the purse, prestige, and drama of other Breeders' Cup events.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2010
  2. Brass Hat rallies to win Sycamore

    Marty McGee

    Brass Hat, the popular 9-year-old homebred, rallied from last to overtake longshot Southern Anthem and favored Musketier to win the Grade 3, $100,000 Sycamore Stakes at Keeneland, where he was met afterward with a rousing ovation from his many fans.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  3. Cloudy's Knight, 10-year-old who earned over $2.5M, is retired wi...

    Marty McGee

    Cloudy's Knight has been retired after an old injury flared up, ending a terrific racing career in which the 10-year-old gelding earned more than $2.5 million, was voted a champion in Canada, and barely missed winning a Breeders' Cup event.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  4. Brass Hat, Musketier rematch in Sycamore

    Marty McGee

    Nine-year-old Brass Hat will square off against 8-year-old Musketier and 7-year-old Presious Passion in a compelling 16th running of the $100,000 Sycamore.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  5. Eldaafer earns berth in BC Marathon

    Marty McGee

    Eldaafer outlasted the opposition and earned a ticket to the Breeders' Cup Marathon when proving best as the favorite Saturday in the Grade 3, $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship in Florence, Ky.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2010
  6. Sligovitz's speed makes him tough in Fall Championship

    Marty McGee

    An enduring paradox in marathon races is that speed tends to do well. If that holds true Saturday, when the $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship is run at 1 1/2 miles over Polytrack, Frank Stronach might have an automatic ticket to the Breeders' Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2010
  7. Man of Iron captures the Breeders' Cup Marathon, Oak Tree, Santa ...

    Marty McGee

    They went 1 3/4 miles, and yet it was only an inch or two that separated victory from defeat Friday in the $454,500 Breeders' Cup Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2009
  8. horse, horse racing, Breeders' Cup, Oak Tree at Santa Anita, Mast...

    Marty McGee

    Mastery, the first in a procession of highly regarded Breeders' Cup runners for Godolphin Racing, has been listed as the 9-5 morning-line favorite for the first of the 14 BC races, the $500,000 BC Marathon on Friday at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  9. Hawthorne Gold Cup, Awesome Gem, Muhannak, Nite Light, You and I ...

    Marty McGee

    Two years ago, Vern Dubinsky put up $300,000 with the intention of buying three fillies at the Keeneland September yearling sale as racing prospects. But after the first two purchases, just $10,000 was left in his budget.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  10. Turfway Park Fall Championship, Breeders' Cup Challenge, Nite Lig...

    Marty McGee

    Nite Light led through all three turns and all 12 furlongs when posting an easy victory Saturday in the 60th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2009
  11. Turfway Park Fall Championship, Breeders' Cup Challenge, Breeders...

    Marty McGee

    Eduardo Caramori got his proverbial 15 minutes of racing fame 10 years ago when he ran a horse in the Kentucky Derby. First American, winner of the 1999 Flamingo Stakes, was never a factor when finishing 16th of 19 at 34-1.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  12. Turfway: Jade's Revenge seeks Marathon spot

    Marty McGee

    Outside of the Kentucky Cup and Lane's End programs at Turfway Park, only one stakes has been graded in recent years at the Florence, Ky., track: the Grade 3 Turfway Fall Championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2008
  13. Bien Nicole romps in WinStar Galaxy

    Marty McGee

    Bien Nicole was the easiest of winners, prevailing by 7 1/4 lengths in the Grade 2 race Sunday at Keeneland.

    PackageStory | October 03, 2003
  14. Lilac Queen looks capable of class rise

    Marty McGee

    Thursday's Bewitch Stakes, a $100,000 turf marathon that highlights the penultimate day of racing at the Keeneland spring meet, is the setting in which Lilac Queen will attempt to further add to Frankel's riches.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2003