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April 22, 2015

Article via Lady and the Track, Reinier Macatangay Keen Ice Carries Kentucky Derby Hopes for Donegal Racing: Assuming Keen Ice moves up on the Kentucky Derby points list into the Top 20, he will become Donegal Racing’s third Kentucky Derby entrant in their six years of existence. That means they participate...
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April 18, 2015

Article via The Courier-Journal, Jonathan Lintner Talk of a rapid pace has dominated discussion of how this year's Kentucky Derby may play out with favorites American Pharoah, Dortmund and Carpe Diem all possessing a nose for the early lead. The May 1 Kentucky Oaks' setup remains relatively unknown, though, and...
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April 18, 2015

Exerpt via Churchill Downs Press Release Donegal Racing’s Keen Ice, a closing fourth in the Louisiana Derby (GII), breezed six furlongs in 1:13.20 Saturday morning at Churchill Downs while in company with a workmate. Breaking off from the five-furlong pole, exercise rider Tammy Fox positioned Keen Ice on the outside of...
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April 6, 2015

Donegal's first ever filly has secured her spot in the starting gate at the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 1, with her very strong second place finish in the Grade II Gazelle at Aqueduct Saturday. PUCA was second to Condo Commando who, going into the day, had been ranked as...
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March 16, 2015

After two canceled starts because of track conditions, Dunbrody made the most of his first race today with an impressive win against a talented field. Dunbrody, bred to run classic distances, was sent to the post in a six furlong sprint and was parked between horses for the first fractions...
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March 4, 2015

Article by DRF, Jay Privman. Photo by Barbara D. Livingston WHO’S HOT Keen Ice, third most recently in the Risen Star Stakes, nudged his way onto this week’s top 20 of Derby Watch when a single spot opened up. He is 30-1 on the Kentucky Derby future line set by...
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February 8, 2015

Article by Daily Racing Form, Steve Anderson ARCADIA, Calif. – There is no doubt who leads California’s distance turf division this winter. After winning the Grade 2 Hollywood Turf Cup at 1 1/2 miles Nov. 27 at Del Mar and the Grade 2 San Gabriel Stakes at 1 1/8 miles on...
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February 5, 2015

Article by Horse Racing Nation Graded stakes winner Finnegans Wake and Patrioticandproud are set to meet once again in Saturday’s 63rd running of the San Marcos Stakes as a competitive field of nine older horses have signed on to run 1 ¼ miles on turf.   Finnegans Wake will be looking for his third straight graded stakes...
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January 12, 2015

Article via ESPN, Jack Shinar (Bloodhorse). Photo by Benoit Photos After struggling at times during his previous three seasons, veteran turf runner Finnegans Wake has found a home in California, coming from off the pace once again to capture the $200,000 San Gabriel Stakes Jan. 3 at Santa Anita Park. The...
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January 12, 2015

Quotes via HorseRace Insider Jockey Quotes: Victor Espinoza on Rock Shandy: “He went very nice. I think he’s going to be a nice colt; he’s still trying to figure it out, he’s still green. I think he’ll be better on the dirt rather than the turf. The way he works in...
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