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Triple Crown trail heats up at GP, SA, Aqu

February 3, 2017     E-mail this page to a friend!

The Triple Crown trail heats up this weekend at tracks across the country.

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner, Classic Empire, is set to make his 3YO debut Saturday in Gulfstream’s Grade 2I Holy Bull Stakes against Irish War Cry, Fact Finding, and Gunnevera.

At Santa Anita, the boys are on display in Saturday’s Grade 3 Robert B. Lewis Stakes, and the girls, including Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies winner, Champagne Room, take center stage in Sunday’s Grade 2 Las Virgenes Stakes.

Not to be outdone, the top 3YO’s in New York, including Jerome Stakes winner El Areeb, compete in Saturday’s Grade 3 Withers Stakes.