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Saratoga: Currency Swap returns in Friday opener

DRF | 1 year ago
Currency Swap will launch yet another comeback when he takes on five rivals in Friday’s opener, a $90,000 optional-claiming dash carded at six furlongs. Read More...

Monmouth Park notes: Currency Swap nearing return after throat surgery

DRF | 1 year ago
Currency Swap, on the comeback trail following extensive throat surgery, should soon return to action. The winner of the 2011 Grade 1 Hopeful at Saratoga has been sidelined since finishing seventh in the Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing last September. Read More...

Weekend Warrior for Saturday, September 22, 2012: Currency Swap can upend Trinniberg

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Watchmaker 0 Parx Racing offers not one, but two $1 million races Saturday in the Grade 1 Cotillion and Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby, a... Read More...

Saratoga notes: Currency Swap, Doctor Chit likely to rematch in King’s Bishop

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Tom KeyserCurrency Swap, winner of the Amsterdam Stakes, will make his next start in the King's Bishop.It appears the first two finishers in Sunday’s Amsterdam, Currency Swap an... Read More...

Currency Swap Sharp in Amsterdam Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Florida-bred Currency Swap demonstrated his affinity for Saratoga again on Sunday, taking down top prize in the Amsterdam Stakes (G2) Trained by Terri Pompay, Currency Swap collared pacesetter Doctor Chit in the stretch and defeated that rival by 1 ¾ ... Read More...

Saratoga: Currency Swap stays perfect at Spa with Amsterdam win

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonCurrency Swap runs by Doctor Chit on his way to victory in Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Amsterdam at Saratoga.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Trainer Terri Pompay ... Read More...

Saratoga: Currency Swap back at Spa for Amsterdam

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonCurrency Swap (left) will attempt to continue the success he had at Saratoga when he won last year's Hopeful over Trinniberg. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Curre... Read More...

Currency Swap Returns to Saratoga for Amsterdam Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Currency Swap, winner of last year’s Hopeful Stakes (G1) as a juvenile, returns to Saratoga on Sunday for the Amsterdam Stakes (G2). The Florida-bred son of Ocala Stud stallion High Cotton is the 5-2 morning line favorite for trainer Terri Pompay. Th... Read More...

Saratoga: Brei, Zito using familiar playbook with Fort Loudon

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonFort Loudon comes into the Grade 2 Amsterdam off a victory in the Grade 3 Carry Back at Calder.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A year ago, owner-breeder Fred Brei ... Read More...

Belmont: After Derby, Trinniberg shortens up in Woody Stephens

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman ELMONT, N.Y. – Bisnath Parboo, the trainer of Trinniberg, said he has no regrets trying to stretch out Trinniberg to 1 1/4 miles in the Kentucky Derby. He also has no reason to ... Read More...

Belmont Park: Currency Swap appreciates return to sprint in You and I

DRF | 2 years ago
Dave Litfin Adam Coglianese/NYRACurrency Swap will point for the seven-furlong Woody Stephens next.ELMONT, N.Y. – Rebounding from a tough trip as the favorite in the Illinois Derby, Currenc... Read More...

Belmont: Currency Swap returns to New York for You and I Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Currency Swap, last year’s Grade 1 Hopeful winner where he beat, among others, I’ll Have Another, returns to New York at Belmont Park in Saturday’s $85,000 You and... Read More...

Illinois Derby: Distance, class questions for much of field

DRF | 2 years ago
Marcus Hersh Mid-Atlantic-based trainer Mike Trombetta came to Hawthorne Race Course in 2006 with a relatively unproven 3-year-old named Sweetnorthernsaint. The questions being as... Read More...

Hawthorne: Illinois Derby attracting plenty of interest

DRF | 2 years ago
Marcus Hersh Barbara D. LivingstonCurrency Swap is being pointed to Saturday's Grade 2 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne.Evidently, the siren call of the Kentucky Derby has become more alluring than ev... Read More...

Rebel Stakes recap

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon and Joel discuss three key races from the weekend, including the Rebel Stakes (G2). Which of the 3 winners – Secret Circle, Gemologist and Street Life – move up the TCI Top 10? You may be surprised. Read More...

Gemologist Returns in Style

Gemologist returned to the races in style on Friday, coming off a 3 ½-month layoff to post a seven-length victory in an $80,000 allowance race at Gulfstream Park. The 3-year-old son of Tiznow, who had been idle since winning the Kentucky Jockey Club (... Read More...

Currency Swap and Gemologist meet at Gulfstream

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Currency Swap and Gemologist, two 3-year-olds with designs on the classic races, are set to clash in an allowance test at Gulfstream Park on Friday. Both horses are making their seasonal bows in the $80,000 race. Read More...

Gulfstream: Gemologist, Currency Swap meeting in ’12 debuts

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Welsch HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Gemologist and Currency Swap, two of the more highly regarded members of the 2-year-old class of 2011, will make their belated 3-year-old debuts against... Read More...

Currency Swap and Gemologist entered at Gulfstream

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Currency Swap and Gemologist, two of the nation’s elite 2-year-olds from last year, are entered to make their first starts of the year on Friday at Gulfstream Park in a one-mile... Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Currency Swap works toward return

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonCurrency Swap could make his return to the races in either an allowance race at Gulfstream Park or the Private Terms next weekend at Laurel.At Gulfstream, Currenc... Read More...

Fast-Paced Derby Snapshot

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
The TCI boys quickly catch you up on the progress of major Triple Crown contenders yet to make their 3-year-old debuts, and tell you where they will likely surface. They also discuss a couple of races this weekend that could have an impact on the Triple Crown Trail. Read More...