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Nest rules the roost in Ashland

April 8, 2022 0

For the second straight year, Todd Pletcher won the Ashland with a Triple Crown-nominated filly. In 2021, Malathaat just got up. At Keeneland on Friday, 1.70-1 favorite Nest flew to an 8 1/4-length rout, reiterating her status as a prime Kentucky Oaks contender. […]

Dixie Belle lures comebackers Wicked Halo, Happy Soul

February 17, 2022 0

Saturday’s $150,000 Dixie Belle S. at Oaklawn Park is the comeback spot not only for Happy Soul, one of Wesley Ward’s smashing speedsters, but also Wicked Halo, who was last seen surviving a brutal pace war in the Adirondack (G2) at Saratoga. […]

Con Lima pounces in Wonder Again; Happy Soul romps in Astoria

June 3, 2021 0

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival opened Thursday with a trio of black-type events. While Con Lima rolled at 8.30-1 in the Wonder Again S. (G3), Change of Control went off at a much shorter 1.45-1 in the Intercontinental S. (G3), and Happy Soul aired as a prohibitive odds-on favorite in the Astoria S. […]