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Something is missing from Calder Race Course's Memorial Day weekend agenda. Memorial Day. For the first time, Calder will not offer live racing on Memorial Day, a major occasion on the national racing calendar. Monday is normally a dark day for live...
Santa Anita came away the big winner Thursday when the California Horse Racing Board tentatively approved racing dates for 2014 and 2015 in response to the pending closure of Betfair Hollywood Park on Dec. 22. Santa Anita will expand its usual fall...
Nate's Mineshaft has impeccable lineage on his sire's side of the family — starting with Mineshaft after AP Indy and Seattle Slew. Mineshaft was America's Horse of the Year in 2003; AP Indy was Horse of the Year in 1992; and Triple Crown winner...
BALTIMORE — Chances are, the horse racing public will get it wrong again. When Oxbow went wire-to-wire in Saturday's Preakness, again ruining a chance for a Triple Crown, it is likely to prompt hand-wringing among those who see it as the...
Sitting in front of a microphone Friday morning, Rosie Napravnik fielded questions about her first race at Pimlico Race Course while donning a hat from her new sponsor, Snickers Bites. For the 25-year-old jockey, it was a fitting juxtaposition, as she's...
The Baltimore SunThe colt was a knucklehead, really. He had speed and endurance in his pedigree, but if you had polled his owners and his trainer a year ago, none would have predicted that he’d gallop in the same steps as his great-grandsire, 1977 Triple Crown...
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BALTIMORE - Wednesday morning at Pimlico race track was similar to most mornings for Claude McGaughey III. Except there were lots of reporters around, which made it different. McGaughey is a thoroughbred horse trainer, currently the one in the catbird'...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Press Box: Hollywood Park to close this year Betfair Hollywood Park race track will close before the end of the year. In a letter to the California Race Board on Thursday, track president Jack Liebau wrote that the horse racing track...
With its announcement Thursday, Hollywood Park did little to refute the theory that horse racing is a sport in need of hospice. They raced at the Inglewood track Friday, but it wasn't business as usual. Nor will it be the rest of this meeting and the...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Hollywood Park closing in December Betfair Hollywood Park will close before the end of the year. In a letter to the California Race Board on Thursday, track president Jack Liebau wrote that it will close at the end of its fall meet...
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Reuters(Reuters) - Profile of the 2013 Kentucky Derby winner Orb Bred in Kentucky, his sire was Malibu Moon, a son of the 1992 Breeders' Cup Classic winner A.P. Indy, while his dam was Lady Liberty, a daughter of the 1990 Kentucky Derby winner Unbridled. The...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the Kentucky Derby approaches, consider Dennis O'Neill and Tom Knust as Twin Spires for racehorse Goldencents. The backstretch barns at Churchill Downs were celebrity central Wednesday morning, led by the current biggest...
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