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Code of Honor defeats Endorsed in the Westchester Stakes at Belmont Park

Metropolitan Handicap Anchors Exciting July 4 Action

When the field for the 2019 Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap (G1) fell into place, it was billed as “The Race of the Year.” Trying to match what happened a year ago seems a prodigious task, yet the July 4 race seems one of the best matchups of 2020.

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Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand

Metropolitan Handicap to Provide July 4 Fireworks

McKinzie, Code of Honor, Vekoma to square off in famed one-mile test at Belmont Park. More…

Belmont Stakes Trio Meet Again in Suburban Stakes

Sir Winston seeks first stakes win since taking last year’s Belmont. More…

Bellafina Aims to Build in Great Lady M. Stakes

Frank’s Rockette Draws Rail in Victory Ride Stakes

Got Stormy Challenges Males Again in Poker Stakes

Uncle Chuck, Thousand Words Headline Los Alamitos Derby

Brown Starts Three in Bid for Sixth Manhattan Victory

O’Brien to Avoid ‘Love’ Match, Send Peaceful to France

Deciphering a Winning Code in the Met Mile

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Shannon Bishop Arvin at Keeneland

Arvin to Succeed Thomason at Keeneland

Keeneland president and CEO Bill Thomason announced July 2 he will retire at the end of 2020 after a decade with the global racing and sales company, and Shannon Bishop Arvin has been named by the Keeneland trustees as his successor.

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Skip Dickstein

Belmont Barn Under Quarantine for Suspected EHV-1 Case

A horse in Barn 37 exhibited fever and neurological symptoms June 27. More…

Pricey OBS Speightster Colt Returned to Consignor

Buyer returned colt after determining he was a cribber. More…

Kentucky Derby With Spectators Gets Green Light

Tiz the Law to Stand at Ashford Stud Upon Retirement

Magnificent Midnight Bisou Blitzes Fleur de Lis Foes

Dean Martini Pulls Off Ohio Derby Surprise

$1.1 Million Uncle Mo Colt Tops Midlantic Opener

Sadler Suspended and Fined for Medication Violations

Honor A. P. to Stand at Lane’s End Upon Retirement

Saez to Appeal 30-Day Riding Suspension

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The session-topping Candy Ride colt consigned as Hip 443 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Ends on Strong Note

In a sign that the juvenile market may be turning a corner after COVID-19 disruptions, the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale ended June 30 on a strong note, topped by a Candy Ride colt sold for $875,000.

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Rick Samuels

Kentucky Derby With Spectators Gets Green Light

Strict guidelines to be enforced; number of fans yet to be announced. More…

Dean Martini Pulls Off Ohio Derby Surprise

Former claimer turned back South Bend June 27 in grade 3 stakes at Thistledown. More…

Tiz the Law to Stand at Ashford Stud Upon Retirement

Honor A. P. to Stand at Lane’s End Upon Retirement

Honor A. P. Likely for Del Mar’s Shared Belief Stakes

Dean Martini Delivers Birthday Gift to Former Governor

Tiz the Law Favored in Derby Future Wager Pool 5

Derby Sweet Sixteen: A Two-Horse Race Right Now

Colitis Knocks Gouverneur Morris Off the Derby Trail

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The Uncle Mo colt consigned as Hip 118 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

$1.1 Million Uncle Mo Colt Tops Midlantic Opener

For the second year in a row, Michael Lund Petersen has bought a seven-figure horse at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, buying an Uncle Mo colt for $1.1 million during the June 29 opening session.

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Juveniles are shown to prospective buyers at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Generates Strong Interest

The barn area at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium was bustling with activity June 28 as buyers went about the process of inspecting horses that will be offered during the June 29-30 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale.

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Newspaperofrecord (red and white cap) wins the Just a Game Stakes at Belmont Park

Newspaperofrecord Gallops to Just a Game Score

Newspaperofrecord continued her flawless season with a sparkling victory June 27 in the $250,000 Just a Game Stakes (G1T) at Belmont Park, giving trainer Chad Brown his fourth score in the top-level turf test.