The Twisting Tale of Suddenbreakingnews

HOT SPRINGS, AR - FEBRUARY 15: Jockey Luis Quinonez, aboard Suddenbreakingnews #2x, gives a fist pump after winning the Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park on February 15, 2016 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. (Photo by Justin Manning/Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images)

Here is the latest Horse Racing News from Blood Horse.

The Twisting Tale of Suddenbreakingnews
Suddenbreakingnews, a Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contender who recently had his sex status changed from gelding to ridgling, might still be considered a gelding had he not contested any of the Triple Crown races.

Zayats, Baffert Reflect on Triple Crown Glory
For an hour, Baffert and the Zayats told stories and shared memories at Belmont Park June 9, reflecting on how their historic accomplishment affected them.

Will Exaggerator Be Beaten in the Belmont S.?
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

Kid Cruz Brings Hot Streak into Brooklyn
Vina Del Mar Thoroughbreds and Black Swan Stable’s Kid Cruz will look to win his third straight stakes June 11 in the $400,000 Brooklyn Invitational (gr. II).

The Twisting Tale of Suddenbreaknews
Suddenbreakingnews, a Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contender who recently had his sex status changed from gelding to ridgling, might still be considered a gelding had he not contested any of the Triple Crown races.

That Handicapping Show – The Belmont Stakes
Claire Novak and Jeremy Balan preview the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), featuring Exaggertor, Destin, Governor Malibu, and Lani.

Seven Share Fastest OBS Eighth-Mile Work Time
The penultimate under tack session June 9 for next week’s Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2-year-olds in training sale once again resulted in a handful of juveniles sharing the day’s fastest times for both the eighth-mile and quarter-mile breezes.

Breeders’ Cup Launches VIP Sweepstakes
The experiences all include airfare and a hotel stay for the Breeders’ Cup, and experiences crafted by celebrity ambassadors’ areas of expertise, spanning culinary events, celebrity, racing, and fashion.

Legislators Encourage Withholding Changes
A U.S. House of Representatives committee on June 9 encouraged the changes in language to tax laws that would allow winning players to hold on to more of their money.

HRRN Sets Schedule of Belmont Stakes Coverage
Horse Racing Radio Network, the official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, will provide exclusive coverage of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) beginning at 2 p.m. EDT June 11.

Justin Squared, Cupid Rep Baffert at Belmont
Justin Squared carries his win streak into the $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (gr. I), while Cupid returns in the $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes June 11 at Belmont Park.

Majestic Harbor Breezes Toward Foster
Churchill clockers timed Majestic Harbor in splits of :12 1/5, :24 2/5, and :36 1/5 before he galloped out to six furlongs in 1:13 3/5 and seven-eighths of a mile in 1:27 1/5.

Bodemeister’s First Stakes Winner in Astoria
First-crop sire Bodemeister’s first winner also became his first stakes winner when Bode’s Dream, a gray or roan filly out of Frolic’s Dream (by Smoke Glacken), won the $200,000 Asotria Stakes at Belmont Park.

Clement Back in Belmont With Governor Malibu
Clement’s Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner this year, Governor Malibu—owned in partnership by Jump Sucker Stable and breeder Oak Bluff Stable—is generating some buzz off a second-place run in the Peter Pan (gr. II) last time out May 14.

Suffolk Gets OK for $2.4M in Purses This Year
Suffolk Downs received approval from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission June 9 to use $2.4 million from the Race Horse Development Fund for purses over six days of Thoroughbred racing this year.

Fipke Doubles Down on Winning Belmont
Chuck Fipke has had great success hitting the board in classic races with longshot maiden winners Tale of Verve and Golden Soul, and will try that formula again in the June 11 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).

Pletcher Aims for Third Belmont Stakes Win
Trainer Todd Pletcher will seek his third Belmont Stakes (gr. I) victory when he sends out Destin and Stradivari, who each showed just enough in their initial classic races to suggest a top effort could be in the cards.

Exaggerator and the Tale of the Turn
Steve Haskin discusses Exaggerator’s Belmont Park work and how it may reveal something about how the race will be run. He also gives his plays for the Belmont Stakes.

Belmont: Keith Desormeaux on Exaggerator
Keith Desormeaux talks with media on the morning of June 9. The Preakness (gr. I)-winning trainer talked about his Belmont Stakes (gr. I) chances.

Belmont Stakes News Update for June 9
Claire Novak recaps a busy morning at Belmont Park, including a 4-furlong work for Governor Malibu, and track activities for Creator, Lani, Suddenbreakingnews, Trojan Nation, Brody’s Cause, Cherry Wine, Stradivari, Destin, and more.

Rocket Heat, Ready for Rye Head Jaipur Cast
The Jaipur (gr. IIIT) will feature a charge of the light brigade as 14 horses sprint over the Belmont Park turf going six furlongs.

Woodbine to Hold First Clockwise Race June 10
Woodbine will kick off its series of clockwise turf races in the first race of the day on June 10.

Mizz Goes for the Money in Mint Julep
Mizz Money, winner of the May 21 Gallorette Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Pimlico, heads Churchill Downs’ Old Forester Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT) June 11 under the Twin Spires.

New Minnesota Law Authorizes Account Wagering
Minnesota officials said advance deposit wagering legislation passed recently by lawmakers will provide an estimated $1.5 million in revenue that will be re-directed to horse racing and breeding in the state.

Making the Grade: Cherry Wine’s Next Step
Making the Grade, which will run through the 2016 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), focuses on the winners or top performers of the big races, usually from the previous weekend, who could impact the next Triple Crown.

Harty Seeks Ascot Glory With $35,000 Purchase
Trainer Eoin Harty has taken Drafted, a colt he purchased earlier this year for $35,000, on an overseas journey to attempt the Windsor Castle Stakes on the Royal Ascot card.

Dominus’ First Starter is First Winner
Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Dominus sired his first winner from his first starter when the filly P Boo reported home first by 4 1/4 lengths in a $28,000 maiden special weight race at Evangeline Downs.

The Week in Photos for 6/7/2016
Shoemaker Mile, Vanity Mile, Penn Mile, Connaught Cup, Pennine Ridge, Aristides, Penn Oaks, Red Bank, Epsom Derby, French Derby

Equine Sales’ Yearling/Mixed Sale Date Set
The Equine Sales Company announced that its annual open yearling and mixed sale will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, in Opelousas, La.

Baffert to be Honored by Gregson Foundation
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be honored this summer by the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation at its annual fundraising and awards dinner.

Cathryn Sophia, Go Maggie Go Tangle in Acorn
Cash is King’s Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Cathryn Sophia will make her first appearance since that career-high victory when she takes on Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) winner Go Maggie Go in the $700,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) June 11 at Belmont.

Lexie Lou Carries Casse’s Just a Game Hopes
With reigning champion grass mare Tepin across the Atlantic Ocean, trainer Mark Casse will turn to another champion in Canada’s 2014 Horse of the Year Lexie Lou for the $700,000 Longines Just a Game Stakes (gr. I) June 11 at Belmont Park.

Cuomo Submits NYRA Privatization Plan
The New York Racing Association would be returned to private hands, though with a tiny leash from the state government that has controlled its operations over the past four years, according to legislation proposed June 8 by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Dark Nile Looks the Part in Our Mims Stakes
The promising Pennsylvania-bred filly Dark Nile ran her record to three wins in four starts with a come-from-behind victory in the $50,000 Our Mims Stakes for 3-year-old fillies June 8 at Delaware Park.

Wavertree Juveniles Shine at Under Tack Show
The under tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale continued with seven horses sharing the fastest time of the day of :10 for an eighth of a mile and three going a quarter mile in :21 1/5.

Brown Enters Four in Manhattan Stakes
After finishing one-two last year, the Chad Brown-trained duo of Slumber and Big Blue Kitten will aim for more success in those familiar conditions June 11 in the $1 million Knob Creek Manhattan Stakes (gr. IT) on the inner turf at Belmont.

Frosted Makes Belmont Return in Met Mile
Big-name horses like Frosted, Calculator, Stanford, Upstart, and El Kabeir will mix it up with Noble Bird, Ami’s Flatter, and Anchor Down in the June 11 Met Mile (gr. I).

Tepin Settles In to Prepare for Queen Anne
Robert Masterson’s Tepin has touched down in England and is safely ensconced at the Lambourn stable of David Lanigan as she continues her preparations for the group I Queen Anne Stakes June 14, first day of the prestigious Royal Ascot meet.

CASA Farm-bred Curalina Faces Phipps Rivals
Curalina joins Stopchargingmaria, Sheer Drama, Cavorting, and others in a short but strong field June 11 at Belmont Park.

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