1. Derby Runner-Up Firing Line Taking Year off

    Firing Line, who battled American Pharoah in the stretch of the Kentucky Derby before finishing second by a length, will get the rest of the year off, trainer Simon Callaghan confirmed Wednesday...

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  2. Jockeys Call for Increased Injury Reporting

    While the Jockey Injury Database has seen increased participation in the past year, supporters of the database said increased support is critical for generating meaningful numbers...

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  3. Derby Runner Medal Count Retires to Lexington

    Medal Count, a 2014 Kentucky Derby runner who had an unsuccessful return to the races as a 4-year-old, has been retired and sent to stud at Spendthrift Farm, the Lexington facility announced Tuesday...

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  4. Pharoah Tops, but Lady Eli Moves Up in Latest NTRA Poll

    Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes winner American Pharoah who became America's 12th Triple Crown winner after breaking a thirty-seven year draught since 1978 on June ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 10 months ago 200 reads 0 comments

  5. American Pharoah 'Just Cruising' in Workout

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah continued to prep for the William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) with a half-mile work in :47 3/5 at Santa Anita Park July 6...

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  6. Queen's Plate 2015 Results: Winner, Payouts and Order of Finish

    Shaman Ghost upset favorite Danish Dynaformer to win the 2015 edition of the Queen's Plate at Canada's Woodbine Racetrack. The victory is a necessary first step in a bid to win the Canadian Triple Crown...

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  7. Main Sequence Back to Defend Title in United Nations

    Last summer on the Jersey Shore, trainer Graham Motion brought a European invader to the $500,000 United Nations (Grade 1) at Monmouth Park, who was riding a 10-race losing streak...

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  8. Queen's Plate 2015: Post Time, Post Positions, Schedule and More

    The Queen’s Plate is the most prestigious chase in Canada for thoroughbred racehorses and with the post positions set for this year’s showpiece, anticipation is building ahead of the action getting underway at Woodbine Racetrack...

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  9. Lady Eli Looking to Earn Trip to Breeders' Cup in Belmont Oaks

    The undefeated Lady Eli is seeking to earn a ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (Grade 1) when she takes on 13 foes in the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational (Grade 1) on Saturday at Belmont Park...

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  10. Fox Sports 1 to Broadcast United Nations S.

    The Jockey Club Tour on FOX Sports 1 will make a return visit to Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. July 5, with a telecast highlighted by live coverage of the $500,000 United Nations Stakes (gr...

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  11. American Pharoah to Run in the Haskell

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  12. Churchill Renames Stakes for Wayne Lukas

    Of all the honors record-setting trainer D. Wayne Lukas has racked up in his Hall of Fame career, this is a first: Churchill Downs has renamed its $175,000 September stakes, designed as a prep for the Breeders' Cup, the Lukas Classic...

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  13. UK Legendary Horse Kauto Star Dies at Age 15

    LONDON (AP) — Kauto Star, one of Britain's greatest and most popular racehorses, has been euthanized after sustaining pelvis and neck injuries in a fall in a paddock...

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  14. Wise Dan Cleared to Resume Full Training

    Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan has been cleared to resume full training, trainer Charlie LoPresti said June 30. His connections are hoping for a return to the races this fall...

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  15. American Pharoah Dominates in Latest NTRA Poll

    Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes winner American Pharoah who became America's 12th Triple Crown winner after breaking a thirty-seven year draught since 1978 on June ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 10 months ago 80 reads 0 comments

  16. Oh, Deer: Wildlife Canceling Races at Track

    A Pennsylvania horse racing track, as with the proverbial deer in the headlights, froze Monday in the face of danger...

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  17. Normandy Invasion Set for Return to Track

    A horse owner Rick Porter once called "one of the unluckiest" he's had a stake in is scheduled to make his return to the races on Wednesday...

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  18. Gold Cup Comes Up Aces, Pharoah Thrills Santa Anita Fans

    Hard Aces held off game runner-up Hoppertunity by a nose in a thrilling finish in the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes on Saturday, a card that also featured a special appearance by 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah...

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  19. Horse Racing: Breeders' Cup May Be 'Pharoah' Finale

    The Breeders' Cup is just about four months away, and if Triple Crown winner American Pharoah shows up for the $5 million Classic as planned, the race could turn into one of the biggest celebrations in the sport's history...

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  20. Racing's Winningest Black Jockey an Accomplished Newcomer at Churchill Downs

    The new face in the Churchill Downs jock's room Thursday evening was anything but to those who were there. Yes, his seventh-place effort aboard Polly Freeze in the day's first race ...

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  21. Perez Released from Hospital After Spill

    Jockey Fernando Perez was released from the hospital only hours after his mount in the fifth race at Santa Anita Park June 25 fatally broke down and sent him crashing to the ground...

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  22. Breeders' Cup Challenge Hits Santa Anita for Gold Cup

    A field of 11 older runners will line up on Saturday afternoon in the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (Grade 1) with the winner earning an automatic starting spot in the field for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (Grade 1)...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 10 months ago 1,154 reads 0 comments

  23. Haskell, Pa. Derby Make Sense for American Pharoah

    Monmouth Park officials have reached out to Ahmed Zayat and are waiting to hear back from American Pharoah's owner about what financial incentives he needs for the Triple Crown winner to run in the $1-million William Hill Haskell Invitational on Aug...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 11 months ago 376 reads 0 comments

  24. 'Chrome' to Skip Eclipse and Head Home

    U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome will return to the United States after missing the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot with a bruised foot, Racing Post reports...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 11 months ago 247 reads 0 comments

  25. Jockey Dies from Trotting Injuries

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