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Arlington Victory for Hardest Core

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on August 18, 2014
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When Hardest Core left the starting gates in Saturday's 32nd running of the Arlington Million, no one seriously expected the four-year-old gelding to cross the finish line in first place. Running at 11-1 with jockey Eriluis Vaz at the reigns, Hardest Core made his way to first place in the field of seven to beat 9-5 favorite Magician to the winning post by a length, covering the 1 ¼ distance in 2:01 and claiming his first graded stakes victory. Considering the story behind this plucky horse makes his Arlington Million win all the more amazing...

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Hurricane Fly poor value for vintage Champion Hurdle

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on January 24, 2013

This year's Champion Hurdle looks a wide open affair but two horses in particular advanced their claims with authoritative performances over the Christmas period. First up it was the turn of Darlan, who simply destroyed his rivals in the Christmas Hurdle, prompting bookmakers to promote him to Champion Hurdle favouritism, and he was quickly joined at the head of the betting...

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