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3dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Melatonin has eye on BC Classic

3dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Melatonin has eye on BC Classic

Melatonin won his second stakes in Saturday's $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita as the 9-5 favorite.

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Horse Racing weekend recap (1:46)
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Weekend Wrap: Triple Bend (4:16)
2dMark Simon | Daily Racing Form

Trainer Borell part of animal welfare investigation

Another case of horses being abandoned and in poor condition has surfaced in Kentucky, and this one has an even higher profile because one of the persons involved is trainer Maria Borell.

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3dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Lord Nelson triumphant in Triple Bend

Lord Nelson gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his first Grade 1 win of 2016 in Saturday's $301,035 Triple Bend Stakes at Santa Anita.

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3dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

'Moon' shines bright in Bed o' Roses

By the Moon signaled she'll be a key player in the East Coast filly and mare sprint division this year with a decisive 1-3/4-length win in the Grade 3 Bed o' Roses .

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Weekend Wrap: Gold Cup at Santa Anita (6:59)
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Weekend Wrap: Bed o' Roses Handicap (3:23)
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The Most Important Commodity Is Information

Dr. Mick Peterson of the U. of Maine on data, never previously measured, that could change the way horses are trained. Plus, Joe Drape on the legacy of American Pharoah.

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Weekend Wrap: Ohio Derby (4:20)
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Weekend Wrap: Eatontown Stakes (2:39)
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Gulfstream Rainbow Pick 6: Thursday, June 30 (10:36)
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3dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Isabella Sings wins Eatontown Stakes

Isabella Sings won her second stakes of the Monmouth Park meet on Saturday, leading her six rivals on a merry chase from beginning to end in the Grade 3 Eatontown.

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2dDerick Giwner | Daily Racing Form

Posts drawn for the Ben Franklin Final

The July 2 showcase of older pacing talent takes the spotlight on a stakes-filled card that includes over $2 million in purses.

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Race of the Day: Wednesday, June 29 (4:38)
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3dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Sarah Sis never trails in Chicago Handicap

The good Sarah Sis showed up Saturday at Arlington, leading all way as the 9-5-favorite in the Grade 3, $100,000 Chicago Handicap.

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3dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Mo Tom avoids trouble to win Ohio Derby

Mo Tom was kept outside and in the clear Saturday at Thistledown in the $500,000 Ohio Derby and scored a decisive victory, beating Adventist by three lengths.

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5dBrad Free | Daily Racing Form

How to play Santa Anita on Saturday

Sticking around for the last two races Saturday at Santa Anita? The answer should be yes because both Grade 1 races include attractive betting opportunities.

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Sunday Pick 4: Oaktree at Pleasanton (7:33)
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Eatontown Stakes preview (5:20)
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6dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Baffert to send Hoppertunity in Gold Cup

Trainer Bob Baffert saw enough in a morning workout to point Hoppertunity for Saturday's $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita.

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Saturday Pick 4: Oaktree at Pleasanton (8:40)
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6dJay Hovdey

Versatility no problem for some greats

On Saturday out in smoky Los Angeles, the $300,000 Triple Bend at seven furlongs will serve as a warm-up act for the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita at 10 furlongs.

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Sunday Pick 6: Alberta Downs (3:35)
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6dMatt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Judge issues restraining order in trainer Umarov's favor

>A circuit court judge in Kentucky has issued a temporary restraining order that will prevent the state racing commission from enforcing a 10-year ban on the owner-trainer Otabek Umarov.

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Triple Bend Stakes preview (5:32)
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Bed o' Roses Handicap preview (6:08)
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6dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Kobe's Back looks to close fast in Triple Bend

Kobe's Back has yet to win a Grade 1 race, and he will try for the seventh time in Saturday's $300,000 Triple Bend Stakes at seven furlongs at Santa Anita.

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Santa Anita Pick 4: Saturday, June 25 (8:05)
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Thistledown Pick 4: Saturday, June 25 (6:34)
6dMatt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Humane Society forms horse-racing advisory council

The Humane Society of the United States has formed a horse-racing advisory council and will step up its efforts to lobby for a federal bill providing for national oversight of the industry.

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10dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Songbird back strong in Summertime Oaks

Several minutes had passed after Songbird's easy win in Saturday's $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita when trainer Jerry Hollendorfer walked out of the winner's circle.

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10dMarty McGee | Daily Racing Form

Bradester never looks back in Stephen Foster

Bradester seized early command and never looked back in posting a 9-1 upset Saturday night in the 35th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap.

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9dMike Watchmaker

Songbird a truly special filly

It says a lot about Songbird, and the connection she has made with the racing public, that everyone seems to think they know best what her next start should be.

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Horse Racing weekend recap (2:45)
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10dMarty McGee | Daily Racing Form

Paid Up Subscriber upsets Fleur de Lis

Paid Up Subscriber became a player in the filly-and-mare division and earned an expenses-paid trip to the Breeders' Cup with an emphatic victory Saturday night in the Fleur de Lis Handicap.

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10dByron King | Daily Racing Form

Pleuven makes the grade in Wise Dan Stakes

The Pizza Man, winner of last year's Arlington Million but off since February, got a race Saturday night in the Grade 2, $200,000 Wise Dan Stakes at Churchill Downs, but it was Pleuven who won.

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Weekend Wrap: Stephen Foster (5:33)
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10dByron King | Daily Racing Form

Gun Runner much the best in Winn Stakes

Steve Asmussen's other Derby starter, third-place finisher Gun Runner, returned as an easy winner in Saturday evening's Grade 3, $100,000 Matt Winn Stakes.

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A Unique Voice

Angela Hermann completes her first meeting as the voice of Golden Gate Fields. Larry Stumes of the SF Chronicle analzyes and reflects on Russell Baze's retirement.

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