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  1. 2013 Haskell Invitational winner Verrazano retired

    After a 2014 season that saw him add a pair of group I placings in England to his resume, Grade 1 winner Verrazano has been retired.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
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  3. Toronado opens season with Queen Anne victory

    Frank Angst

    Toronado proved up to the challenge of facing top competition in his seasonal debut when the 4-year-old held off a late challenge from Verrazano to secure a three-quarter-length victory in the $637,500 Queen Anne Stakes June 17 at Royal Ascot.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  4. Verrazano to race in Europe in 2014

    Dual Grade 1 winner Verrazano will remain in training in 2014, rather than retiring to stand at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  5. Old pro Flat Out powers home in Cigar Mile

    Claire Novak

    Preston Stables' hard-knocking Flat Out took the overland route to victory Nov. 30 in the Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Racetrack, a race worth $753,000 due to the winner's previous Grade 1-winning status.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2013
  6. espnW -- Staten Island, revisited

    Kate Fagan

    One year after Hurricane Sandy, Staten Island residents are still picking up the pieces, physically and emotionally. And with the New York City Marathon set to return to the borough, many hope the race will spark a renewed interest in recovery efforts.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  7. Verrazano tackles full field in BC Mile

    Lenny Shulman

    Some of the leading contenders for the Nov. 1-2 Breeders' Cup World Championships, including Game On Dude, Paynter, and Beholder worked at Santa Anita Park the morning of Oct. 28.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  8. Verrazano works bullet for BC Dirt Mile

    Claire Novak

    Let's Go Stable and Coolmore partners' Verrazano worked a bullet five furlongs in 1:01.08 Oct. 12 on the dirt training track at Belmont Park, gearing up for a run in the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Santa Anita Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  9. In the Travers, Orb will bounce back

    Bill Finley

    Look for the Kentucky Derby winner to return to form Saturday at Saratoga.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  10. Verrazano favored in deep Travers field

    Claire Novak

    North America's best sophomores -- Kentucky Derby winner Orb, Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice and William Hill Haskell Invitational winner Verrazano -- face off Aug. 24 at Saratoga Race Course in the $1 million Travers Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  11. Champion looks to emerge in Travers

    Paul Moran

    It is generally agreed that the winner of Saturday's 144th Travers Stakes will eventually be crowned champion 3-year-old male of 2013.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  12. The unsuspecting Verrazano

    Gary West

    Verrazano isn't what he appears to be, and he doesn't appear to be what he is.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2013
  13. Palace Malice, Verrazano breeze for Travers

    Steve Haskin

    Todd Pletcher, who could saddle the top two choices in the $1 million Travers Stakes, sent star 3-year-olds Palace Malice and Verrazano out for easy half-mile breezes in :49.02 and :49.05, respectively, Aug. 11.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2013
  14. Verrazano in class of his own

    Gary West

    With his victory in the Haskell at Monmouth Park, Verrazano not only moved to the head of the 3-year-old class, but he also put himself in the discussion for Horse of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  15. A big weekend for Pletcher

    Bob Ehalt

    At about the same time as Verrazano kicked into high gear at the top of the stretch in the Haskell, the wild scramble for the 3-year-old championship took on a new and rather orderly complexion.

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  16. Verrazano dazzles with easy Haskell victory

    Jack Shinar

    Verrazano led the 3-year-old ranks this spring, and after his thorough demolishing of a good field in the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational July 28 at Monmouth Park, it looks like he's right back on top.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  17. Verrazano flies home alone in Pegasus Stakes

    Jack Shinar

    In the first major stakes for 3-year-olds following the Triple Crown, favored Verrazano was a romping winner of the $148,500 Pegasus Stakes June 16 after his main challenger, Itsmyluckyday, was pulled up on the Monmouth Park backstretch.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2013