Authentic Beats Ny Traffic by a Nose to Win Haskell

Bob Baffert doesn’t always win the $1 million Haskell Stakes. It just seems that way. After taking a five-year respite, including a runner-up finish behind 3-year-old champion Maximum Security in 2019, Baffert added another brick to the wall July 18 when Authentic captured the $1,005,000 Haskell at Monmouth Park to extend the Hall of Fame trainer’s record total to nine wins in the 1 1/8-mile, Grade 1 race for 3-year-olds…

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Industry Personalities to try NHC Charity Challenge

NTRA Press Release – Industry personalities will compete in mandatory NHC races Feb. 8. While the 21st NTRA National Horseplayers Championship Presented by Racetrack Television Network, Caesars Entertainment and Bally’s will crown the best handicapper in the sport, industry accolades will be on the line as a cross section of notable journalists, analysts, and personalities compete in the Runhappy/NTRA NHC Charity Challenge presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka on Saturday, Feb. 8…

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Authentic a Formidable Presence on 2020 Kentucky Derby Trail

Making the Grade, which will run through the 2020 Belmont Stakes, focuses on the winners or top performers of the key races, usually from the previous weekend, who could make an impact on the Triple Crown races. We’ll be taking a close look at impressive winners and evaluating their chances to win classic races based upon ability, running style, connections (owner, trainer, jockey), and pedigree. This week we take a closer look at Authentic, winner of the $100,500 Sham Stakes Jan. 4 at Santa…

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July 2019 Sales Update

Starlight and StarLadies Racing is in the process of building our new racing team beginning with two purchases at the July Fasig Tipton sale. We bought Hip #52 Tonalist/Sophie Sophie, Filly ($50,000) and Hip #274 Malibu Moon/Lady Is A Lioness, Filly ($150,000). We will now turn our attention to the Fasig Tipton Saratoga Select Sale August 5 & 6 and then purchase our remaining yearlings from the Keeneland September Sale.  All current partners are invited to join us at the Saratoga Select Sale…

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