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BREEDERS’ CUP CHAMPION ALPHABET SOUP PENSIONED TO OLD FRIENDS

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY, is happy to announce that Breeders’ Cup Champion Alphabet Soup has been pensioned at the farm. The gray son of Cozzene out of the Arts and Letters mare Illiterate, Alphabet Soup was a late bloomer for owner Georgia B Ridder, winning his first stakes at age 4 when he captured the …

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Kitten’s Point Rallies to Take Dowager

Augustin Stable’s Kitten’s Point found plenty of room along the rail in the stretch to rally past a determinedCeisteach and win the $125,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 18 at Keeneland. Watch Replay With Edgar Prado riding for trainer Graham Motion, Kitten’s Point won her fourth stakes of the year. The 5-year-old mare by Kitten’s Joy   out …

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HOLIDAY STAR REPEATS IN SYCAMORE

By Claire Novak Augustin Stable’s homebred Holiday Star defended his title in the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 15, Keeneland’s 1 1/2-mile turf test. Last year trainer Graham Motion sent the bay gelding to victory by a half-length over Red Rifle. This season the half-length win came at the expense of 2-1 favorite Charming Kitten. The final time was …

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