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J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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As New England Thoroughbred horsemen and stakeholders continue to stare at a precarious fate in the industry, The Stronach Group is looking at possible expansion into the region. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Veteran jockey agent Ivan Puhich died June 19 at age 89, according to a statement from Santa Anita Park June 22. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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The lead up to the Breeders’ Cup will feature the Oct. 7 $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), which had its purse trimmed by $250,000. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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The lengthy legal battle between the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and its former chief steward John Veitch surrounding the Life At Ten incident during the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (G1) has come to an end. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Big Orange (GB) ran the biggest race of his career, digging in gamely in the final yards to hold off defending champion Order Of St George (IRE) and win by a desperate nose in the Gold Cup (G1), feature race on the middle day of Royal Ascot. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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New York-bred 3-year-olds will be in the spotlight June 25 at Belmont Park in a pair of $100,000 New York Stallion Stakes contested at seven furlongs on turf. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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The Royal Ascot meeting won’t go without a bang Saturday, as there’s a group 1 sprint on tap and a good supporting cast of races. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Joe Osborne, who has been acting as interim chief executive of Godolphin’s global operation, will now take the position in a permanent capacity, it was announced June 22. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Battle of Midway may face a short field in the $100,000 Affirmed Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park June 24, but at least one of his connections is a little disappointed. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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This week is a race story headlined, “Skipper Shipper,” written by Steve Hettinger recapping Skip Away’s victory in the 1996 Ohio Derby (G2). The story ran in the June 29, 1996 issue of The Blood-Horse. […]

Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Zedan Racing Stables’ Keane came into Doug O’Neill’s Southern California stable in December with some lofty expectations. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Will launch July 1 as part of an ongoing industry effort to highlight the importance of horse aftercare. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Darley’s 24-year-old son of Gone West retired with 126 black-type stakes winners […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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The Ohio Derby (G3) will feature four contenders who started in last month’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), with Brad Grady’s multiple grade 2 winner Girvin installed as the 2-1 morning-line choice in the nine-horse lineup. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Carl Moore Management’s female sprinter Finley’sluckycharm will attempt to remain unbeaten at Churchill Downs when she concedes between 6-10 pounds to 12 rivals in the June 24 running of the Chicago Handicap (G3) for fillies and mares. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Highland Reel (IRE) simply refused to be beaten in the £750,000 ($945,000) Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1) June 21, the feature of the second day of Royal Ascot and richest race of the meeting. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Keeneland’s 2017 Fall Meet, which covers 17 days from Oct. 6-28, will present six Grade 1 races among 17 graded stakes worth $5.325 million. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Kentucky Downs will offer wagers this year based on how jockeys perform in the final seven races on the card and that betting will benefit injured riders. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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The Royal Ascot heavyweights are poised to square off in the first of two group 1 events on the second-last day of Royal Ascot. […]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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