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2dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Annals of Time goes Hollywood

2dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Annals of Time goes Hollywood

Annals of Time, making his fourth career start, overcame a wide post to rally between horses in the final furlong and win his first stakes in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar.

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Mother Goose did not deserved downgrade

The decision to downgrade the Grade 1 Blue Grass Stakes and Wood Memorial to Grade 2 status in 2017 has elicited a visceral reaction in some quarters.

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Weekend Wrap: Bayakoa Handicap (6:34)
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Weekend Wrap: Valedictory Stakes (7:20)
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Weekend Wrap: Matriarch Stakes (9:12)
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2dJay Privman | Daily Racing Form

Vale Dori ends season with flashy Bayakoa victory

The stakes will only get bigger for Vale Dori in the coming year, but she showed she's headed in the right direction on Saturday at Del Mar by making her final start of 2016 a significant one.

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Weekend Wrap: Hollywood Derby (7:03)
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Weekend Wrap: Go For Wand Handicap (9:26)
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Race of the Day: Wednesday, Dec. 7 (9:06)
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Race Replay: Go for Wand Handicap (4:26)
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4dJay Hovdey

Jockeys will be on display in Matriarch

The parade of riders filing out of the Del Mar jockeys room at a quarter past three on Sunday afternoon will be a sight to see. No one will need a program to match names and faces.

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Del Mar Pick 6: Sunday, Dec. 4 (14:49)
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Race of the Day: Sunday, Dec. 4 (8:53)
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5dAriel Cooper | America's Best Racing

Five reasons to love Aqueduct

New York racing, much like the city itself, never sleeps. As soon as Belmont closes its doors for the winter, Aqueduct opens its gates, picking up right where Belmont Park left off.

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Valedictory Stakes Preview (4:22)
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Tampa Bay Downs Pick 4: Saturday, Dec. 3 (6:20)
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7dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Los Alamitos creates stakes race for California Chrome

Los Alamitos has added a stakes race to its winter meeting to give California Chrome a local prep race before the final start of his career in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup.

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Holiday Inaugural Stakes Preview (8:36)
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Friday SoCal Report (8:17)
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Race of the Day: Saturday, Dec. 3 (11:44)
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Inaugural Stakes Preview (6:52)
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Gulfstream Pick 4: Saturday, Dec. 3 (8:43)
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Claiming Crown Jewel Preview (7:23)
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10dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Connect hits by a head in Cigar Mile

As Connect and Divining Rod battled through the Aqueduct stretch of Saturday's Grade 1 Cigar Mile, trainer Chad Brown wondered if the lack of a recent race would compromise his horse's chances.

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Weekend Wrap: Cigar Mile (7:47)
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7dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Grade 1 winner Effinex retired

Effinex, a Grade 1 winner and the third-richest New York-bred earner of all-time, has been retired and will stand stud at Barry Ostrager's Questroyal Stud North in Stillwater, N.Y.

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Weekend Wrap: Seabiscuit Handicap (6:54)
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10dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Ring Weekend wins Seabiscuit Handicap

Ring Weekend did not need a fast pace to display his late rally in Saturday's $201,035 Seabiscuit Handicap on turf at Del Mar.

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Weekend Wrap: Comley Stakes (6:16)
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Weekend Wrap: Demoiselle Stakes (5:44)
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Weekend Wrap: Native Diver Handicap (6:55)
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11dMarty McGee | Daily Racing Form

Gun Runner breaks through in Clark 'Cap

Late Friday afternoon, beneath the glare of the Churchill Downs lights, Gun Runner finally got his first Grade 1 victory, leading wire to wire in the Clark Handicap at Churchill.

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Race of the Day: Wednesday, Nov. 30 (5:08)
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Weekend Wrap: My Charmer Stakes (4:33)
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10dJay Privman | Daily Racing Form

Journey Home wins wild Jimmy Durante Stakes

Journey Home overcame 12 rivals and some debris that blew onto the turf course when capturing the Grade 3, $102,760 Jimmy Durante Stakes

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10dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Miss Sky Warrior goes the distance to win Demoiselle

Though Miss Sky Warrior appeared to tire in the late stages of her victory in the one-mile Tempted Stakes last out, trainer Kelly Breen had no doubt in the 2-year-old filly's ability.

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10dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Mo Town comes up big in Remsen Stakes

As confident as trainer Tony Dutrow was that Mo Town was going to run a big race in Saturday's Remsen Stakes, he didn't necessarily know if that would be good enough to win it.

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11dByron King | Daily Racing Form

Linda continues improvement with Mrs. Revere victory

Linda, still a maiden until late July, has shown rapid development in recent months, winning a pair of races and running second in the Grade 3 Valley View at Keeneland Oct. 21.

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11dJay Privman | Daily Racing Form

Texas Ryano comes up big in Hollywood Turf Cup

Texas Ryano roared past Ashleyluvssugar, the 4-5 favorite, in upper stretch and drew clear for an emphatic 3-1/4-length victory in the 1-1/2-mile grass race for older horses.

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