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El Padrino to Northveiw Stallion Station PA

By Blood-Horse Staff   Superbly bred graded stakes winner El Padrino (Pulpit  —Enchanted Rock, by Giant’s Causeway  ) will enter stud in 2014 under the Northview Stallion Station banner, standing his first season at Northview PA in Peach Bottom, Pa. A half brother to 2013 grade 1-winner Verrazano from the family of champion Queena, El Padrino won the 2012 Risen Star Stakes …

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Princess of Sylmar is Oaks Royalty

By Evan Hammonds, @BH_EHammonds   King of Prussia Stable’s Princess of Sylmar pulled off a 38-1 upset in the May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). The 3-year-old daughter of Majestic Warrior   roared past juvenile filly champion Beholder inside the sixteenth pole for the half-length score (VIDEO). Unlimited Budget rallied for third, three lengths back, edging heavy favorite Dreaming of …

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Pennsylvania-Bred Champion So Many Ways Prevails in Eight Belles

By Frank Angst, @BH_FAngst   Photo: Skip Dickstein So Many Ways rolls to victory in the Eight Belles. Order This Photo   With seven 3-year-old fillies contending in mid-stretch, Maggi Moss’s So Many Ways proved best late to win the $150,000 Eight Belles Stakes presented by Xerox (gr. III) Friday, May 3 at Churchill Downs by a half-length over Fusaichiswonderful (VIDEO). …

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PA-Bred Professor Maxwell aces Maryland Hunt Cup

By:Joe Clancy Professor Maxwell (and stirrup-less jockey Mark Beecher) jump the 13th fence of the Maryland Hunt Cup on the lead. Douglas Lees photo The key to the Maryland Hunt Cup came early Saturday, and became truly evident only in hindsight. As the field of 12 sorted itself over the first two fences, one horse lengthened stride and locked on …

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