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Feb. 4 Racing News


Banjammer Returns for Win Try in WEBN
Banjammer, second by the barest nose in the first local prep for the Grade III Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes, returns Saturday to try for the win in the second prep, the $50,000 WEBN Stakes. Fourteen 3-year-olds were entered in the one-mile WEBN; a maximum of 12 can start. More....

Decisive Moment to Risen Star
Decisive Moment, who won Delta Downs’ $250,000 Jean Lafitte Stakes by 3 1/2-lengths at last asking Jan. 14, will be coming to Fair Grounds to contest the Grade II Risen Star Stakes Feb. 19, trainer Juan Arias said today. More....

Dick's Picks: Wet-Track Whirlaway Attracts Local and Nearby Talent
With several important races for older horses on tap this weekend, we'll stick with the 3-year-olds and try to figure out the Whirlaway Stakes at Aqueduct. Most of the contenders have experience over the track, and the rest ship in from nearby. More....

Oaklawn Closed Again Today
There's no racing again today at Oaklawn Park due to weather conditions. A frozen track was cited as the main reason for this second straight cancellation, but an official said he still hopes racing can be held this weekend. The Essex Handicap is scheduled Saturday.

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