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PA-Bred So Many Ways finished for the year, will point to 3-year-old campaign

By Mary Rampellini     Barbara D. Livingston (photo)     Spinaway winner So Many Ways will miss the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita. So Many Ways, the undefeated winner of the Grade 1 Spinaway at Saratoga, will not run in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Santa Anita, her owner, Maggi Moss, announced in a press release …

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PHILLY ACE NOSES OUT ROADHOG IN ALPHABET SOUP

Philly Ace, a 4-year old gelded son of Smart Strike, won the $100,000 Alphabet Soup Handicap, run at 1 1/16 miles on the turf, on September 22 at Parx.  Owned and bred by Brushwood Stable, Philly Ace had to wait for running room around the far turn before swinging three wide at the quarter pole and securing the lead in …

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SOUTHERN SUCCESS TO XANTHUS IN PENNSYLVANIA

By Blood-Horse Staff Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012 1:39 PM Posted: Monday, September 24, 2012 1:30 PM   Stakes winner Southern Success   will stand in 2013 at Barbara Rickline’s Xanthus Farm near Gettysburg, Pa. A fee will be announced later. Southern Success, who won the Dover Stakes at 2, has sired several winners including Golden Success and Successful Prenup, each …

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MY MISS AURELIA WINS HEARTSTOPPER IN G1 COTILLION/ 19-1 SHOT HANDSOME MIKE UPSETS FIELD IN PA DERBY

By Keith Jones The day was billed as the greatest day in the history of the race track.  Most often, with that kind of backdrop, delivering can be a tall order.  Running three major stakes, the Gallant Bob, the G2 $1 million Pennsylvania Derby and the G1 $1 million Cotillion Stakes, Parx Racing indeed delivered.  The Gallant Bob saw a …

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PA-BRED PLUM PRETTY CONSIGNED TO KEENELAND NOVEMBER

By The Blood-Horse Staff John Fort’s Plum Pretty, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), will be offered at the upcoming Keeneland November breeding stock sale as a racing/broodmare prospect, the Lexington oval announced Sept. 18. She will be consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency. Read more…

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SMARTY JONES BACK IN URUGUAY

By Steve Haskin The Blood-Horse History will be made in Pennsylvania this Saturday, Sept. 22 when Parx Racing hosts two $1 million stakes for 3-year-olds, as well as a $300,000 stakes. One of the rich events, the Cotillion Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, will be the first grade I stakes ever run in the Keystone State. Read more…

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UPTOWNCHARLYBROWN TO STUD AT PENN RIDGE

By The Blood-Horse Staff Uptowncharlybrown, a stakes winner and grade II stakes-placed on the 2010 Triple Crown trail, has been retired from racing and will enter at stud in 2013 at Penn Ridge Farms near Harrisburg, Pa. The 5-year-old son of Limehouse will stand for $1,500. Read more…

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WISEMAN’S FERRY OFFSPRING WISE DAN BRILLIANT AGAIN IN WOODBINE MILE WIN

By Jack Shinar The Blood-Horse  Wise Dan has earned his way into the Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. IT) this fall and would likely be the favorites after his smashing win as the 1-2 choice in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT) Sept. 16 on the Woodbine grass course. Read more…

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THOROUGHBRED TIMES CEASES OPERATIONS, IN BANKRUPTCY

By Matt Hegarty Daily Racing Form Thoroughbred Times, the semimonthly magazine that had a more than 100-year history through its predecessor, the Thoroughbred Record, was shuttered on Saturday and all 27 of its employees were laid off, according to Mark Simon, the editor of the magazine. Read more…

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HISTORIC DAY COMING NEXT SATURDAY AT PARX

Two $1 Million Races on the Same Card By Keith Jones, Announcer – Philadelphia Park @ kjones@parxracing.com Throughout the year, the American racing landscape is dotted with million dollar races. The Triple Crown Classics, the Arlington Million, and the Travers Stakes just to name a few. But other than Breeders Cup Day, nowhere are two million dollar races run on …

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