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Veteran jockey aboard Palace Malice

...off a wild celebration among the colt's connections ? consisting of owners Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Moss, trainer John Shirreffs and Smith ? with the few supporters at the betting windows joining in. Five-and-a-half years later, the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-03/veteran-jockey-aboar
Zenyatta can erase doubts with victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- John Shirreffs looked up at the majestic replica of Secretariat's U.S. postage stamp looming behind him and adjusted his cap.Big Red and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-11-05/zenyatta-can-erase-d
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Zenyatta's run ended by Blame

...and a lot of hearts, too.Jockey Mike Smith wept. Owners Jerry and Ann Moss stood in stunned silence. Trainer John Shirreffs trudged slowly back to the barn, hands in his pockets.Nineteen times the people behind Zenyatta led horse racing's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-11-07/zenyattas-run-ended-
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Zenyatta finishes second in Classic

...much of the race, was the favorite to defend her title in the Classic and improve to 20-0 in her career.Trainer John Shirreffs believed Zenyatta's place in history was secure win or lose.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-11-06/zenyatta-finishes-se
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Giacomo's Derby upset baffles almost everyone

...figure out this game." Just about everyone was taken by surprise. Two people who weren't were Giacomo's trainer John Shirreffs and jockey Mike Smith. "We always thought there was room to improve," Smith said Sunday morning. "John never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/09/oth_452661.shtml
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Mare favored to beat boys in Classic

...Friday's $2 million Ladies' Classic, which she won last year. But owners Jerry and Ann Moss, along with trainer John Shirreffs, had a bigger goal in mind for the 5-year-old mare, who has won all four of her starts this year. "There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/04/oth_554448.shtml
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The lady is a champ: Zenyatta wins Classic

...the Classic in its 26-year history. "There are tears coming to my eyes. I can't believe it," said trainer John Shirreffs, who eschewed a box seat to watch his star horse from the rail near the finish line. Quality Road, who was broken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/08/oth_554936.shtml
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Overtime

...with a 14-0 career mark. But after watching her gallop at Hollywood Park on Saturday, Moss consulted with trainer John Shirreffs and announced that the 6-year-old daughter of Street Cry will run in 2010. Moss did not say where Zenyatta will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/17/oth_563567.shtml
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Classic win is 'Sweet'

...the boys. She will put her 13-0 winning streak on the line in the 11/4-mile race. Both horses are trained by John Shirreffs for different owners. "I was glad she was able to get it done today," Shirreffs said. "She really deserves this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/07/oth_554813.shtml
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Rivals await Giacomo in second leg of Triple Crown

...win it?'" he said outside Giacomo's barn at Churchill Downs. Typical of his low-key nature, winning trainer John Shirreffs had already returned to Southern California, leaving others to keep buzzing about his colt's stunning rally from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/09/oth_452660.shtml
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