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Uncle Mo

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Flat Out, Uncle Mo, Havre de Grace Win At Belmont

In just over an hour at Belmont Park, the Breeders’ Cup Classic likely came away with its three favorites. Take your pick — Havre de Grace, Uncle Mo or Flat Out.

WFAN–10/01/2011

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 07: Jockey Ramon A. Dominguez, riding Stay Thirsty #4, races down the front stretch at the start of the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

With Uncle Mo Out, Beverage Guru Settles For Stay Thirsty At Belmont Stakes

Uncle Mo couldn’t make it, so owner Mike Repole will instead race Stay Thirsty as his horse in the 143rd Belmont Stakes. “Growing up in New York, and going to Aqueduct and Belmont 100 times before I was 17, this is what it’s about,” he said.

WFAN–06/10/2011

John Velazquez, Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby

Animal Kingdom sped past the leaders in the turn at Churchill Downs on Saturday and roared down the middle of the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby. Jockey John Velazquez guided the 3-year-old colt to the front at the quarter pole then poured it on to beat Nehro by 2 3/4 lengths.

WFAN–05/07/2011

Dialed In

Injuries Produce Wide-Open Kentucky Derby Field

Looking for racing’s next star to emerge at Churchill Downs on Saturday? Look elsewhere, as a series of defections over the last month have turned a race typically consisting of a “who’s who” among the sport’s top 3-year-olds into a race of “who’s that?”

WFAN–05/07/2011