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Andy Beshear’s narrow victory over incumbent Matt Bevin in the Nov. 5 gubernatorial election in Kentucky could bring a backer of expanded gambling into office, though the passage of gambling bills other than sports wagering appears a longshot. […]

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When Rusty Roberts bought the Tiznow mare Red White and Blu for $6,500 from Four Star Sales at this year’s Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale while in foal to the WinStar stallion Constitution, the timing couldn’t have been better. […]

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Japan’s best racehorse Almond Eye looks set to go on her travels to tackle the Dec. 8 Longines Hong Kong Cup (G1) following reassurances from Hong Kong Jockey Club officials over safety. […]

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Monarch Stables’ Art G Is Back will return to the dirt when he faces an expected four other Florida-breds in the $75,000 Millions Classic Preview Stakes Nov. 9 at Gulfstream Park West. […]

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Laffina, the dam of top 2-year-old filly Bast, was purchased by Eaton Bloodstock for $1.45 million during The November Sale, Fasig-Tipton’s breeding stock sale in Lexington on Nov. 5. […]

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A 2019 Uncle Mo filly was purchased by Larry Best’s OXO Equine for $700,000 during the weanling portion of Fasig-Tipton’s The November Sale in Lexington on Nov. 5. […]

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Best is sticking to his guns with Blue Prize and has retired the mare as he said he would when he bought her Nov. 5 at The November Sale. […]

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Bettor Trip Nick became the first black-type winner for California stallion Boat Trip when the 2-year-old gelding went gate-to-wire in the $63,800 Golden Nugget Stakes at Golden Gate Fields. […]

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One of the most desired offerings in The November Sale, Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Blue Prize was purchased by Larry Best’s OXO Equine for $5 million during Fasig-Tipton’s Nov. 5 sale in Lexington. […]

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Sticking to a simple betting strategy against the top horseplayers in the game, Brad Anderson of Sarasota, Fla., turned a 9-2 win bet on Vino Rosso in the Breeders’ Cup Classic into a spectacular victory in the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. […]

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Storm the Court might have been overlooked at the betting windows Nov. 1 in the TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) at Santa Anita Park, going off at 45-1, but breeder Jim Power expected a strong performance from the foal he raised in Kentucky. […]

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As the California racing calendar shifts from Santa Anita Park to Del Mar for its fall meet that begins Nov. 8, there is hope that a change in venue can bring a change in outlook. […]

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Times are good for the Breeze Easy partnership. After winning a Breeders’ Cup race Nov. 2, their luck continued Nov. 9 when Curlin’s Honor won the Artie Schiller Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack. […]

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Dennis’ Moment, last of eight in the Nov. 1 TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) at Santa Anita Park after stumbling to his knees at the break, traveled Nov. 7 to WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., where he will receive a freshening until mid-December. […]

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The Nov. 10 Del Mar card saw a pair of catastrophic breakdowns, ending what had been an unblemished racing year in terms of equine safety at the seaside track. […]

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Son of Galileo to National Hunt roster at Grange Stud […]

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On Nov. 4 Lone Star Park management and the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities and Development Corporation reached an initial agreement to share in the costs of major improvements to the track’s facilities, with a focus on items requested by horsemen. […]

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Robert F. (Bob) Flynn, a mainstay of the NYRA racing office before becoming executive director of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and a member of the NYRA board of trustees, died Saturday, Nov. 9. […]

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Galileo has drawn level with Danehill’s hitherto unchallenged number of group/grade 1 winners. His daughter Magic Wand became his 84th top-flight scorer with a game success in the Nov. 9 Seppelt Mackinnon Stakes (G1) at Flemington. […]

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When John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services entered his Harlan’s Holiday mare in the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, the decision to take the 5-year-old to auction was one born of economic necessity, rather than personal choice. […]

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