Horse Racing News by Joe DeVivo

One of the more notable sightings on the racetrack here this morning was that of the old warhorse Presious Passion, who is attempting a comeback with trainer Mary Hartmann.
Rapid Redux, who set a record for horse based in the continental United States with his 20th consecutive victory last month at Mountaineer Racetrack, will take aim at another record Tuesday at Laurel Park.
Four graded stakes winners, led by recent Brooklyn Handicap hero Birdrun, will challenge defending champion A.U. Miner in Saturday's $200,000 Greenwood Cup at Parx Racing.
A five-horse field featuring three millionaires, topped by arch-rivals Havre de Grace and Blind Luck, will contest Saturday's Grade 2 Delaware Handicap.
Thanks to the miracle of modern science, the big horse in trainer Todd Beattie's barn is ready to resume racing for the first time since the fall of 2009.
Runco saddled three stakes winners on Saturday night's 25th West Virginia Breeders' Classic program for West Virginia-breds at Charles Town, highlighted by a 57-1 upset by the 4-year-old colt Sea Rescue in the featured $500,000 Classic.
The connections of both Etched and Musket Man, who finished a close one-two in Saturday's Grade 2, $300,000 Monmouth Cup at Monmouth Park have to give serious consideration to giving their horses a shot in next month's Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs.
Secret Gypsy will seek her third consecutive stakes victory during her comeback in Saturday's Grade 3, $150,000 Endine Stakes at Delaware Park.
A. U. Miner, a distant seventh at 88-1 in his only previous stakes appearance last month, ran down heavily favored Alcomo in deep stretch to upset Saturday's $240,000 Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park.
he 5-year-old mare Life At Ten has been a late bloomer for trainer Todd Pletcher. Since she learned how to win, Life At Ten has been unbeatable.

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