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Meeting An Old Friend

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Shooting For The Crown

These next 2 weeks will be amazing.

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Kentucky Derby 138

The 2012 Kentucky Derby offers something we haven’t seen since Barbaro in 2006; the possibility of a really good horse. Trainer Michael Matz brought the world ‘Pegasus on Earth’ with his brilliant training job and the “sublime” performance, as Announcer Tom Durkin called it, by Barbaro who opened up by a historic margin to win the Derby. Matz is back this year with a very good horse in Union Rags.

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The Kentucky Derby – A Betting Paradise

As opposed to years past — when I forced myself to wait until the field was named and post positions were assigned to dig into my handicapping — I am already dialed in for this year’s renewal of the Kentucky Derby.

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The Dubai World Cup

Funny how that works: you put up $10 million for a horse race, stage it at one of the world’s newest and glitziest racing venues, and you wind up with a field of international racing superstars, who bring with them an assortment of compelling storylines.

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Confidence (as usual) is Key

From an aptitude-talent standpoint the difference between those that are good at a

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Champions Weekend At Los Alamitos

Champion of Champions

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The Japan Cup

I write this sitting in the Japan Airlines lounge, getting ready to embark on what has become TVG’s annual trip to cover the Japan Cup. Although I look forward to our yearly sojourn, the thought of spending the next 12hrs at 39,000ft with recycled air blasting through the aircraft is less than appealing. Those thoughts soon disappear, when I realize what is in store when the field goes to post on Saturday night for the 31st

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Breeders' Cup Saturday – A Spotlight All Her Own

In the lead-up to the 2010 Breeders’ Cup the coverage was Zenyatta-‘centric’, and rightly so.

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Breeders' Cup Fact or Fiction

TVG’s Simon Bray is joined by Timeform Flat Editor Jamie Lynch to provide a perspective from each side of the Atlantic on topics about this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup.

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