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Dwoskin’s Long Wait for Starship Renegade Pays Off

    It took Steve Dwoskin quite a while before he could get Starship Renegade to the races, but when he did the First...

Riley’s Dude Was Last, But Not for Long

    Riley’s Dude followed up his Oct. 29 victory at Delaware Park by making it two straight with a come-from-behind score over a...

Rowland and Bahamian Moon Make a Good Team

    It took apprentice Madeline Rowland one race to get acquainted with Bahamian Moon, a second-place finish at the Meadowlands on Oct. 8....

Gio Sammy: Six Victories, 20 Times in the Money

    First Dude has few runners who were bred in Maryland. One is Gio Sammy, bred by Ocala’s Best A Luck Farm.  ...

First Dude Roars Past $2 Million

    Several Individual successes over the weekend vaulted First Dude over the $2 million mark in 2022 progeny earnings, the seventh straight year...

Bahamian Squall Fillies Match Victories at Gulfstreaam

    A pair of similar victories by Island Magic and Hay Hay Paula added $39,400 to the account of Bahamian Squall, increasing the...

Petulant Delight Is First Dude’s 20th $200,000-Plus Earner

    Petulant Delight scored his second victory of 2022 and 10th of his career at Parx Racing yesterday, and added his name to...

Maryquitecontrary’s Credentials Continue to Grow

    Maryquitecontrary raised her imposing record to four victories and a second in five starts with a strong come-from-behind score yesterday in a...

First Dude Gelding Wins from Here to Dakota

    Anyone tuning in a little late to watch the first race at Charles Town last night might have thought they were watching...

Bahamian Dude Adds to Canadian Success at Fort Erie

    Bahamian Dude, a 4-year-old gelding bred by Donald Dizney, became the 101st runner by Bahamian Squall to visit the winner’s circle with...

Orange Theory Posts Best Numbers in 26th Start

    Like so many of First Dude’s runners who have improved with age, Orange Theory won at Century Mile over the weekend by...

Correa and Purdy Pumpkin Score Again at Thistledown

    The bond between Yarmarie Correa and Purdy Pumkin at Thistledown was strengthened yesterday as she guided the 3-year-old filly to her second...

Ready to Runaway Draws Closer to $600,000

    With Canterbury Park’s summer meeting having come to a close, Ready to Runaway left her favorite oval for Chicago and finished third...

First Dude Gets 2 Winners at Gulfstream, Passes $1.8 Million

    First Dude went 2-for-2 at Gulfstream Park yesterday, with Charlie’s Wish going virtually wire-to-wire in the fifth race and Picking Up Pennies...

Exonerated Prez Elects the Winner’s Circle in Ohio

    Exonerated Prez enjoyed a dream trip with Luis Rivera over a sloppy track at Thistledown yesterday, and came away with his third...

Bahamian Squall Locks Up First $1 Million Season

    When Foot Sack entered the gate at 12:38 for the first race at Belterra yesterday, Bahamian Squall’s progeny earnings for 2022 stood...

Sun Squall Puts Bahamian Squall on the Verge of $1 Million

    By 8 p. m. this evening, Bahamian Squall may have passed the $1 million mark in progeny earnings for the first time....

Berks Batting .500, Wins 2, 4, 6 and 8

    Berks has made it easy for his backers at the mutuel windows to decide when to bet on him – he wins...

Bahama Pearl Wire-to-Wire at Pimlico; Bahamian Squall Nearing $1 Million

    Bahamian Squall came $21,600 closer to his first million-dollar season yesterday when Bahama Pearl went wire-to-wire racing six furlongs at Pimlico under...

Free to Run Prevails in the Race ‘Too Close to Call’

    Tijuana Racing Stables and Juan Pablo Silva, owners and trainer of Free to Run, couldn’t have been upset when they found out...

Equine Ohtani Shines; Not So Much for Ballplayer

    Tuesday, Sept. 13, was a good day for one of the Ohtanis, the equine version. Twenty-eight-year-old Los Angeles Angels’ slugger and pitcher...

Bahamian Squall Filly Creating Great Memories for Double Diamond’s Owner

    Each time Running Memories sets foot on the racetrack. she makes Don Dizney’s $20,000 OBS July purchase price in 2020 look like...

First Dude Females Fare Well in Saturday Stakes

    With Maryquitecontrary winning the $65,000 Sheer Drama Stakes at Gulfstream Park yesterday, and Ready to Runaway finishing second in the $100,000 Bella...

Correa Fits Purdy Pumkin Like a Glove

    After Yarmarie Correa was involved in a major spill at Thistledown a year ago, it was touch and go whether she would...

Shelley Brown’s $3,000 OBS Purchase Posts Career Best

    Shelley Brown paid just $3,000 for Orange Theory as a yearling at the 2019 OBS October sale and it’s somewhat of a...

Fulton Street Plus Sandy Dude Just Miss Gulfstream Tote Board Explosion

    If the 33-1 First Dude gelding Sandy Dude’s fast-closing finish had been enough to catch even-money Kuhl Star for second place in...

Sun Squall Pushes Bahamian Squall to New Heights

    Sun Squall won a race at six furlongs at Prairie Meadows yesterday and added three milestones to the resume of Bahamian Squall....

Island Winter Enjoying Excellent Summer

    After a slow beginning to her career, in which she went 0-1-1 in her first 10 starts, Island Winter has turned it...

Bahama Pearl’s Connections Taking Advantage of Short Fields

    With the dearth of horses prevalent at so many of the nation’s racetracks, owners and trainers with sound runners have been taking...

Putin Online Sends First Dude Over $1.5 Million

    First Dude surpassed the $1.5 million mark in 2022 progeny earnings yesterday, sparked by the second straight victory of Putin Online in...

Maryquitecontrary: A First Dude ‘Rising Star’

    After Maryquitecontrary broke her maiden under Luca Panici in her June 11 Gulfstream Park debut, she finished second with Edgar Prado in...

Fanfare Well and Ajhari Williams Make a Good Team

    In her first five career starts, Fanfare Well did not have Ajhari Williams in the saddle and the best she could muster...

Breaking News: Glitter Star Stakes Goes to First Dude Mare 4 Years in a Row

    Last year, at the age of five, Minnesota-bred Ready to Runaway achieved one of the rare accomplishments in thoroughbred racing – winning...

Assertiko Remains Sharp After 20-Month Layoff

    Three scratches reduced the field to five in Friday’s sixth race at Gulfstream Park, and it left the tote board looking like...

First Dude Gelding Exonerated in 7th Start of ’22

    After going oh-for-6 in 2022, Exonerated Prez finally put it all together in the first race at Thistledown yesterday, winning a long...

Vasquez Guides Bahamian Squall Filly to Wire with a Little Magic

    Bahamian Squall edged a little closer to his first million-dollar season when Island Magic made a stunning “first to last” run to...

Super Dude Grabs 11th Career Victory

    After winning the fourth race at Penn National last night, Super Dude increased his career earnings to $448,930, which places him sixth...

First Dude’s 38th Winner of 2022 is Well Played

    In his July 16 career debut at Century Mile, Well Played went off at odds of 13-1 and raced evenly, finishing a...

Gran Edition at Arapahoe: 2-for-2 by 21 Lengths

      When Gran Edition romped by 12 lengths racing seven furlongs in his first start at Arapahoe Park two weeks ago, it...

Berks and Jockey Jaime Rodriguez Remain Unbeaten

    If there’s one sure thing that can be learned from yesterday’s wire-to-wire victory of Berks at Delaware Park, it’s that the First...