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PENNSYLVANIA’S BEST HONORED AT ANNUAL BANQUET

Barbara Hopkins’ Trouble Kid was honored as the top thoroughbred in Pennsylvania for 2015 at a banquet held Wednesday night at Parx.  The three year-old gelded son of Harlan’s Holiday proved to be an astute and bargain claim for trainer Ramon Preciado, who claimed the horse for just $15,000 in early July and then turned him into a multiple stakes …

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PA-Bred Tisdale Poised for Bigger Things?

By Blood-Horse Staff Pennsylvania-bred Tisdale, owned by Harlow Stables, won an entry-level allowance race March 26 at Oaklawn Park and could resurface in a stakes, perhaps the April 16 Arkansas Derby (gr. I). Tisdale, a 3-year-old colt by Friesan Fire   out of the Citidancer mare Mrs. Vanderbilt, won the 1 1/16-mile allowance event under Ricardo Santana Jr. in handy fashion …

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‘Laid-Back’ Mor Spirit Aggressive in Workout

By Jeremy Balan A little added competition seemed to do the trick for Mor Spirit Feb. 28 at Santa Anita Park in his first timed workout since jockey Gary Stevens had to abort a drill Feb. 23. Working in company with a stablemate, the Eskendereya colt found two other workers during the five-furlong drill and moved past all three well, four …

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