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Nellie Cashman Springs Virginia Oaks Surprise

By Claire Novak, @BH_CNovak   Photo: Coady Photography Nellie Cashman fights for the win in the Virginia Oaks. Nellie Cashman was a dominant winner last time out, it’s true—but of a $35,000 maiden special weight against fellow Pennsylvania-breds at Parx Racing in the seventh try of her career. So you can forgive the bettors who sent her off at 19-1 …

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Dancing Afleet Upsets Delaware Oaks

By Claire Novak, @BH_CNovak   Photo: HoofprintsInc.com Dancing Afleet comes on late to win the Delaware Oaks.   Tim Ritchey and Beverly Frazier’s Dancing Afleet upset the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) at Delaware Park on July 13, winning her third straight by half a length while getting her first graded stakes victory at odds of 9-1 (VIDEO) . The …

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Jane’s Stake Spotlight

PA Bred 1-2-3 Finishers June 16-30, 2013 June 22:           ’07 g   LIGHTNING ELECTRIC*    1st     60K Smarty Jones S (PA sired) 1-1/16M T  – Pen   June 22:           ’08 g   Danny Newman*          2nd     60K Smarty Jones S (PA sired)  1-1/16M T – Pen   June 22:           ’04 g   Saco River*                 3rd     60K Smarty Jones S (PA sired)  …

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PA Group Cites Successes, Calls for Stability

By Blood-Horse Staff       Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt     The Pennsylvania Equine Coalition has announced a provision of state code that resulted in the diversion of 17%—more than $200 million over the last four years—from the Race Horse Development Fund has sunset with the adoption of the state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year. Also, the coalition …

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Churchill Downs: Wise Dan squeezes past rival to win Firecracker

By Marty McGee Email   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Many of the victories for Wise Dan during his storybook career have been things of beauty. Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography Wise Dan, the 2012 Horse of the Year, found just enough room along the hedge to surge to victory Saturday night in the Grade 2 Firecracker Handicap. Not this one. “It wasn’t …

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Jane’s Stake Spotlight

PA Bred 1-2-3 Finishers** June 1-15, 2013                           *********     June 1: ’10 g UPTOWN BOY 1st 60 K E Dubai HBPA S (S) 6F – Penn National   June 1: ’09 g PHIL DANCER 2nd 60K E Dubai HBPA S (S) 6F – Penn National   June 1: ’10 c OFFICER ALEX 3rd 60K E Dubai HBPA S …

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PA-BRED TRAFFIC LIGHT RALLIES FOR UPSET WIN IN LE VINE MEMORIAL

One of the most improved horses at Parx Racing last year was a young three year-old named Traffic Light.  Racing for owners John Trippi and William Thayer and breeders Dixiana Farms, the gelded son of Peace Rules found himself a finalist for the state’s divisional honors following a season that saw him win 4 times in 9 starts, including a …

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Jane’s Stake Spotlight

PA Bred Winners** January – May, 2013              January 19: ’09 f  LOTTA LOVIN 50K Likely Exchange S – Turfway Park 1M January 20: ’10 c ZEEWAT 100K Calfornia Derby – Golden Gate 1-1/16M January 26: ’09 f  MOON PHILLY 75K Nellie Morse S – Laurel 1-1/16M February 19: ’09 f  FEAR THE FACELIFT 35K President’s Day H – Charles …

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E Dubai Offspring Fort Larned Rolls to Easy Stephen Foster Win

By Frank Angst, @BH_FAngst     Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned put his early season problems behind him June 15 as he scored a front-running victory in the $536,300 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I) at Churchill Downs (VIDEO). Under the lights, Fort Larned thrived in primetime as he enjoyed a clear advantage at every …

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Handle Records Shattered During Inaugural $500,000 Penn Mile Card

By Dan Silver, Director of Racing Grantville, PA (Saturday, June 1, 2013) – The impressive victory by Rydilluc on Saturday night in the inaugural $500,000 Penn Mile was the highlight of an incredible record breaking night at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course. All-sources wagering on the Penn Mile race itself was $1,139,478, making it far and away the …

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