Horse Racing News on June 25, 2010

Six horses were entered in the $125,000 Arlington Sprint here Saturday, and Euroears isn't coming, so just five remain, and two appear to stand out. But for a two-horse race, the Arlington Sprint isn't bad.
Bay to Bay had a wonderful campaign last year, winning two races, including the Grade 3 Natalma Stakes at Woodbine.
When does a horse win its maiden in a Group 1 race? It could be on Saturday when Remember When goes in the $264,000 Pretty Polly Stakes, a 1 1/4-mile race for fillies and mares at the Curragh.
After much hand-wringing, Johnny Murtagh has decided that his mount in the $1.5 million Irish Derby at the Curragh on Sunday will be Cape Blanco.
Since shipping back to North America from Dubai in April, Sheikh Mohammed al-Maktoum's Godolphin Stable has yet to run any of its stakes performers from a year ago.
Eight of the nine horses entered in the Cornhusker Handicap have come from Texas and Illinois, from Florida and California.
Trainer Jimmy Jerkens said that Afleet Express came out of his victory in last Saturday's Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park in good order.
The $1 million Haskell Invitational looks appealing to trainer Butch Reid, following Afleet Again's second-place finish last weekend in the Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park.
Breeders' Cup has added three group stakes races in Europe to its "Win and You're In" series that gives winners an automatic berth to one of its 14 year-end races, the organization announced on Tuesday.
What else could she have going for her? Salty Strike exits a key maiden race. She has the best Beyer Speed Figure in the field.

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