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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. NYRA's Hayward says takeout reduction permanent

    David Grening

    New York Racing Association president and CEO Charles Hayward on Tuesday took responsibility for the mistake that led to NYRA charging too high a takeout rate on certain wagers for a 15-month period, an error that cost bettors $7.9 million.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  5. Uncle Mo retired from racing

    David Grening

    Uncle Mo, last year's 2-year-old champion colt who finished 10th in Saturday's $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs, has been retired from racing, owner Mike Repole said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  6. My Miss Aurelia dominates BC Juvenile Fillies

    David Grening

    My Miss Aurelia improved to 4-0 for her career by winning the Grade 1, $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies on Friday at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  7. Four undefeated square-off in Juvenile Fillies

    David Grening

    My Miss Aurelia, one of four unbeaten fillies in the full field of 14, drew post 9 and was installed as the 5-2 morning-line favorite by track linemaker Mike Battaglia for Friday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Winchester rallies, triumphs in Sword Dancer

    David Grening

    Winner of the 2009 Arlington Million and runner-up the last year, Gio Ponti drew post 5 and was listed as the 2-1 second choice. Cape Blanco, winner of the July 9 Man o' War, was pegged as the 9-5 choice at the post position draw Tuesday, Aug. 9.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Met Mile truer test for familiar rivals Tizway, Tackleberry

    David Grening

    Tizway and Tackleberry may have been out of their comfort zones in distance, circumference, and surface last month when they chased a million-dollar pot in the 1 1/8-mile Charles Town Classic run around three turns over a sloppy track.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  16. Dialed In falls short in Pimlico bonus try

    David Grening

    The connections of Dialed In missed out on a huge payday as their colt's late run fell 4 1/4 lengths short in Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011