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With the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) still 22 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-Old Colts and Geldings” closed as the even-money favorite in Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager. […]

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When star Japanese filly Almond Eye (JPN) was withdrawn from the Longines Hong Kong Cup (G1) on the eve of her planned trip, the Dec. 8 race flipped from a potential star turn to a wide-open affair.
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Godolphin’s homebred Alms remained unbeaten in three starts Nov. 30 at Del Mar, picking up her second straight graded score in the $102,106 Jimmy Durante Stakes (G3T). […]

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The New York Racing Association canceled the remainder of the Dec. 1 live racing program at Aqueduct Racetrack following the day’s fourth race due to a powerful winter storm in the forecast. […]

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Australian trainer was banned after being caught with ‘jiggers’ […]

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Longtime California breeder and owner Joe Daehling, owner of Daehling Ranch in Elk Grove, Calif., died Nov. 28. He was 82. […]

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California Chrome is set to take up stud duties in Japan alongside Shanghai Bobby, who begins his second year at Arrow Stud in 2020. […]

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Group 1 winner was owned in partnership by the two entities […]

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It took a bit of persuading to get Coplow into the Tattersalls ring during the Dec. 3 session of the December Mare Sale, but by the time the budding blue hen exited stage right, the bid board was showing 2,100,000 guineas (US$2,853,650). […]

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With 60 fewer lots offered than the previous renewal, the aggregate fell by 5% year on year. But the average climbed by 4% and the median showed a significant 32% increase. […]

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Delta’s Royalty—the sole offspring of dual Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (G1) heroine Royal Delta—will make her eagerly anticipated debut in the 2-year-old maiden fillies’ stakes Dec. 5 over a mile at Kempton. […]

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The world’s two top rated jockeys, the evergreen and effervescent Frankie Dettori and Hong Kong’s own Zac Purton, head a stellar cast competing in the 22nd edition of the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley Dec. 4. […]

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After a narrow defeat in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), Donna Veloce is back in action Dec. 7 in the $300,000 Starlet Stakes (G1) at Los Alamitos Race Course, the final North American grade 1 race for 2-year-olds this year. […]

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The son of Distorted Humor was purchased by Abdulrahman Alaloosh in a deal facilitated by Faisal Alatawi. Francisco Bravo of River Oaks Farms near Sulphur, Okla., where Dramedy stood the 2018-19 breeding seasons, confirmed the transaction Nov. 30. […]

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All the graded stakes Saturday, Dec. 7 take place in Southern California and New York. […]

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Earnshaw, formerly a talented 2-year-old for Godolphin, will become the first son of Medaglia d’Oro at stud in Europe when he starts his second career at Haras des Granges in France next year. […]

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History often dictates our actions. What has worked for years normally is what will work now. But that no longer holds true when it comes to the Derby trail. That is where the history books are closed. […]

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Equine welfare and racetrack safety are two of the prominent topics on the agenda for the University of Arizona’s 46th annual Global Symposium on Racing Dec. 9-11 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Ariz. […]

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When local horses swept the board in the 2018 Longines Hong Kong International Races, it was Exultant’s victory in the Vase (G1) that put the final piece in place, winning at 2,400 meters (about 1 1/2 miles)—an unusual distance for Hong Kong. […]

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Following successful efforts to give back to the community during last year’s live racing season, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots once again partnered with the Covenant House program. […]

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