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"Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons Racing is New York's newest thoroughbred racing partnership. Named in honor of Hall of Fame trainer "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons, our partnerships are managed by Jack Fitzsimmons, Sunny Jim's grandson.

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Sunny Jim Racing Claims 2 New Horses

Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons racing and David Jacobson claimed Pinball out of the 3rd race at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday, August 10th and Byron’s Pop out of the 6th race on Monday, August 11th. Pinball is a 5 year old NY bred grey horse by Unbridled’s Song who has earned $190,000 in 12 starts with 5 wins. Byron’s Pop is a maiden 3 year old colt by Empire Marker who was claimed out of his debut race.

Deadicated Deal Wins, Gets Claimed

Deadicated Deal won the 1st race on Monday, August 11, 2014 at Saratoga Race Course. Deadicated Deal sat towards the back of the pack until making a move on the rail as they turned for home and then swung out 4 wide in the stretch to overtake the front runners and win by over a length. Deadicated Deal did get claimed out of the race. A replay can be seen here on the NYRA web site.

Deadicated Deal entered on 8/11/14

Deadicated Deal will be making his second start for Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons Racing at Saratoga Race Course in the 1st race on Monday, August 11, 2014. The race is a $20,000 claiming race with a purse of $39,000 to be run at 6 1/2 furlongs on the dirt. Deadicated Deal will be ridden by Cornelio Velasquez.

Sun Bear Entered on 8/3/14

Sun Bear has been entered to run in the 4th race at Monmouth Park on Sunday, August 3, 2014. The race is a $5,000 claiming race to be run at 6 furlongs on the dirt. CC Lopez will be aboard.

Deadicated Deal 4th at Saratoga

Making his Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons Racing debut, Deadicated Deal finished fourth in the fourth race on Wed., July 23 at Saratoga Race Course. After breaking well, Deadicated Deal sat towards the back of the pack and was swung wide down the stretch where he was able to get up for fourth. A replay of the race can be seen here on the NYRA web site.

Deadicated Deal Entered on Wed, July 23

Deadicated Deal has been entered to run in the 4th race on Wednesday, July 23 at Saratoga Race Course. The race is a $35,000 claiming race with a purse of $45,000 to be run at 7 furlongs on the dirt. Cornelio Velasquez will be aboard.

Sun Bear 4th

Sun Bear finished fourth in the first race at Belmont Park on Friday, July 11, 2014. Sun Bear did not break very well, starting out last with a 4 length disadvantage which he was not able to overcome. Sun Bear was able to rally in the stretch to finish fourth. A replay of the race can be seen here on the NYRA web site.

Sun Bear to Race on 7/11/14

Sun Bear has been entered in the 1st race at Belmont Park on Friday, July 11, 2014. The race is a $12,500 claiming race with a purse of $25,000 to be run at 6 furlongs on the dirt. Apprentice Andre Worrie will be aboard.

Sun Bear 8th at Belmont

Sun Bear finished 8th in the 10th race on 7/4/14 at Belmont Park. The race was originally scheduled for the turf, but due to the weather, it was taken off and run on a muddy track. Sun Bear broke well and was sitting 4th just off the pace through the first half mile but he faded to 8th. A replay of the race can be seen here on the NYRA web site.

Sun Bear to Debut on the Fourth of July

Sun Bear will make his Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons Racing debut in the 10th race at Belmont Park on Friday, 7/4/14. Sun Bear will be ridden by Corey Lanerie in the 6F $25,000 claiming race.

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