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Vigorous Titan Takes Colonel Power

L T B, Inc. and Miles Childers’ Vigorous Titan has proven to be a worthwhile investment for trainer and part-owner Bernie Flint.

STAKES ADVANCES: Esplanade Stakes & Colonel Power Stakes

·        STAKES ADVANCE: Ahh Chocolate and Savings Account Clash in Esplanade

Stakes Advance: Black Gold Stakes & Dixie Poker Ace

The $50,000 Black Gold Stakes at 7½ furlongs on the Stall-Wilson turf course features a rematch of the top-two finishers in last month’s $50,000 Keith Gee Memorial at the same trip.

Venus Valentine Mercurial in Rachel Alexandra Shocker

Rosemont Farm’s Venus Valentine was neither the fire or desire of the wagering public, but such did not prevent the hard-trying filly from closing from another planet on Saturday a

Majestic Harbor Calls on Class in Grade III Mineshaft Handicap; Cinco Charlie Sharp in Duncan F. Kenner

In what figured to be a rematch clash of the top-two finishers in last month’s Louisiana Stakes between International Star and Eagle, it was the back class of Gall

Chocolate Ride Untouchable in Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap Repeat; Cash Control Gets the Money in Daisy Devine

Wentworth Brochu’s Chocolate Ride turned in another powerhouse effort to further cement his position as king of the Stall-Wilson turf course when defending his title in the Grade I

Gun Runner Shoots for the Sky in Risen Star Win

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Steve Asmussen-trained Gun Runner hit his mark in his sophomore debut, winning the Grade II $400,000 Veterans Ford Risen Star Stake