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  1. Tapitsfly gets first graded stakes win in Honey Fox

    Mike Welsch

    Tapitsfly may be a Breeders' Cup winner, but she'd never won a graded stakes until Sunday when she took care of that little glitch in her resume with a three-quarter-length victory over Bay to Bay in Gulfstream Park's Grade 2 Honey Fox.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2012
  2. Fountain of Youth: Union Rags back in style

    Mike Welsch

    Union Rags made a smashing return to action and solidified his status as the early favorite for the 138th Kentucky Derby by romping to victory Sunday in the 68th running of the Grade 2, $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  3. Simmard gets the nod in G2 Mac Diarmida

    Mike Welsch

    Trainer Roger Attfield and William Werner's Simmard would not be denied in Sunday's Grade 2, $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  4. Awesome Maria repeats in Sabin; Royal Delta a distant second

    Mike Welsch

    Awesome Maria successfully defended her title in Gulfstream Park's Grade 3 Sabin, and did it with style on Saturday, cruising to an impressive eight-length victory over Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic and Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  5. Algorithms easily defeats Hansen in Holy Bull

    Mike Welsch

    Eclipse Award winner Hansen may have been the center of attention, but it was Algorithms who stole the show in Sunday's $400,000 Holy Bull at Gulfstream Park.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2012
  6. Hansen starts Derby quest in Holy Bull Stakes

    Mike Welsch

    Hanson begins Derby quest in Holy Bull

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  7. Team Valor pair one-two in Kitten's Joy

    Mike Welsch

    Trainer Graham Motion and Team Valor International capped off a memorable week after their uncoupled entry of Howe Great and Lucky Chappy finished first and second, respectively, in Saturday's $100,000 Kitten's Joy at Gulfstream Park.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2012
  8. Apriority scores in Mr. Prospector

    Mike Welsch

    Apriority left it all out on the track and a little in the winner's circle, too, after surviving an eventful start to get up in the final stride and nail pacesetter Zero Rate Policy by a nose in Saturday's $100,000 Mr. Prospector at Gulfstream Park.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2011
  9. Ancient Rome noses out For Oby in Spectacular Bid

    Mike Welsch

    Ancient Rome made his stakes debut a winning one, surging from between horses in the final 40 yards under jockey Joe Rocco Jr. to outfinish For Oby by a nose to capture the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2011
  10. Casablanca Smile may be rusty for return appearance in La Prevoya...

    Mike Welsch

    The 2011 Calder racing season ends one month earlier than usual but will go out with a bang as Friday's 10-race closing-day program features a pair of Grade 3 stakes on the grass, the $150,000 La Prevoyante and $100,000 Tropical Turf handicaps.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  11. Get Stormy seeks repeat in Bernard Baruch Handicap

    Mike Welsch

    Get Stormy swept the two major turf stakes for males, the Grade 2 Fourstardave and Bernard Baruch handicaps, during the 2010 Saratoga meeting.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  12. Uncle Mo draws post 7 for King's Bishop

    Mike Welsch

    Saturday is Travers day at Saratoga, but even a race as prestigious as the Travers may have to share some of the spotlight on this particular Saturday with the Grade 1 King's Bishop.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  13. Travers favorites draw outside posts

    Mike Welsch

    As expected, a field of 10 was entered Wednesday for Saturday's 142nd running of the $1 million Travers, the cornerstone event of the Saratoga season which this year is likely to decide leadership in the 3-year-old division.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  14. Hungry Island relishes soft going in Lake Placid

    Mike Welsch

    Hungry Island parlayed her own talents and the misfortune of the 2-5 favorite Winter Memories to register a convincing 2 1/2-length victory over Kathmanblu in Sunday's $150,000 Lake Placid Stakes decided over a yielding course at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  15. Royal Delta rebounds with powerful Alabama score

    Mike Welsch

    Royal Delta easily avenged her third-place finish behind It's Tricky and Plum Pretty four weeks earlier in the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks with a convincing 5 1/2-length victory in Saturday's Grade 1 Alabama.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2011
  16. Stay Thirsty moves up division ladder with four-length Jim Dandy ...

    Mike Welsch

    Four months ago, owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher were probably fairly confident they'd have the the favorite for the Travers. They just never would have believed it might be Stay Thirsty.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2011