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Tag Archives: Mark Casse

Kentucky Derby Workers Keeping Busy

Kentucky Derby workers

The Kentucky Derby workers were keeping busy recently as their connections tightened down the hatches on the stars in anticipation of the classic on May 6. The $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs will have a full gate and the Kentucky Derby workers that were in action on Friday April 28 worked well for the most part. The Breeders’ …

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Champion Classic Empire Rebounded Big Time

Champion Classic Empire

Champion Classic Empire rebounded big time in the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park last weekend and at least he is peaking at just the right time. The race unfolded pretty much how it looked on paper. Grandpa’s Dream had no chance at 85-1 but he did make the lead. By the time they got to the half-mile, Conquest Mo Money …

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Sam Davis Stakes Earns Spotlight

Sam Davis Stakes

The Sam Davis Stakes earns the spotlight Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs and Kentucky Derby dreamers will be looking to earn 10 points toward qualifying for the classic. This is an early prep for the Kentucky Derby but maybe more importantly, it’s a springboard to the Tampa Bay Derby. Five have exited the Grade 3 $250,000 mile and a sixteenth …

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Early Morning Line for the Pegasus

early morning line

Making an early morning line for the Pegasus World Cup is not an easy chore but that is why the big bucks are thrown around. So, here goes my look on an early morning line for the $12 million new Super Bowl of racing. The 9-furlong Gulfstream Park event will be staged on January 28 and, on paper, it sets …

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2016 Highlights Truly Sensational

2016 highlights

The 2016 highlights of horseracing have been truly sensational and it revolves not only about the best older horses in the sport but also about the youngsters. Let’s start with the babies and move through the divisions. Classic Empire will be a well-deserving champion if the world is right. His 2016 highlights started when he won like a cinch in …

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