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Afleet Alex ready to tackle Belmont

...ankle, Afleet Alex seems in perfect shape after his remarkable victory in the Preakness Stakes. A relieved trainer Tim Ritchey delivered the good news Sunday as he leaned against a fence near the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course. A few yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/23/oth_454049.shtml
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Afleet Alex works in solitude at Pimlico

...of mints on his pillow. "It's almost like a little vacation. Stress-wise, it's got to help him," trainer Tim Ritchey said. "It's like a private barn right now; he can get accustomed to the environment in a laid-back surrounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/17/oth_453501.shtml
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Overtime

...Haskell Invitational and the Travers Stakes. The injury, a hairline condylar fracture, was discovered by trainer Tim Ritchey on Tuesday at Belmont Park after training hours. Afleet Alex, who won the final two Triple Crown races after finishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/29/oth_459964.shtml
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Afleet Alex could be racing's next feel-good story

...of a more experienced rider, but will be back for his first Derby. "Just an amazing story, isn't it?" trainer Tim Ritchey said outside his barn at Churchill Downs. "We're just so fortunate to have a horse like this. Everything is just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/04/oth_452146.shtml
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Afleet Alex wins Preakness after scary incident in stretch

...amazed at what had happened. "He's just that athletic," Rose said, "and I was just that scared. Winning trainer Tim Ritchey has been in the business for 30 years and has seen horses take bad steps and still win but "I've never seen a horse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/22/oth_453980.shtml
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Kentucky Derby field loaded with speed, stalkers

...eighth pole we got a shot to win with somebody," Zito said, referring to his five entries. Afleet Alex's trainer Tim Ritchey may have said it best. To win the Derby, a horse needs to have a good, clean trip "and a little luck."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/07/oth_452457.shtml
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Boss, Bellamy Road set for Kentucky Derby run

...this group is donating part of the winnings to a children's cancer fund. "An amazing story," Afleet Alex trainer Tim Ritchey said. "I'm proud to be part of it." Greeley's Galaxy has a chance to make 83-year-old Warren Stute the oldest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/07/oth_452458.shtml
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Overtime

...the start of the three-race series to today.Horse RacingNew trainer picked for Belmont winnerTim Ice is out and Tim Ritchey in as the new trainer of Belmont Stakes winner Summer Bird .Ice was fired as trainer of the 3-year-old champion...

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...injury has sidelined Afleet Alex since his victory in the Belmont on June 11. "There was no decision at all," trainer Tim Ritchey told The Associated Press. "Once we saw what he had, it was a no-brainer just for his safety and well being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/oth_28387.shtml
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Giacomo looks to continue the trend

...Dominguez. The Louisiana Derby winner will be equipped with blinkers for the first time to keep him focused on his task. Tim Ritchey, who trains Afleet Alex, believe the race sets up well for his horse. "I don't think you'll have a suicide pace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/21/oth_453862.shtml
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