1. Rainha Da Bateria to Enter Santa Ysabel Stakes

    Three Chimneys Farm's Rainha Da Bateria will enter the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) as the only 3-year-old filly in the field of nine with a graded stakes victory, but will lose Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith for the 1 1/16-mile test Feb...

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  2. Breeders' Cup 2015 Ticket Info Released

    The Breeders' Cup has today released detailed ticketing information for the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland Race Course on October 30-31...

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  3. NYRA Ends Rule on Rest Days Between Races

    Effective with the entries for March 5, the New York Racing Association said Feb. 24 it will end a controversial rule that mandated 15 days between starts for horses at Aqueduct Racetrack...

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  4. Top California Jockey Lambert Dies at 74

    Jerry Lambert, one of California's leading jockeys in the 1960s and 1970s, died Feb. 24 at Magali Farms in Santa Ynez, Calif...

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  5. Trainer Todd Pletcher Has Barn Full of Kentucky Derby Hopefuls

    Trainer Todd Pletcher nominated 34 horses to the 2015 Triple Crown, and with just over two months until the first Saturday of May, the seven-time Eclipse Award -winning trainer is looking good with a barn full of Kentucky Derby contenders...

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  6. Barn Fire Kills 6 Horses at Farm in Kentucky

    A blaze Wednesday at Chanteclair Farm destroyed two barns and killed six horses, according to the Woodford County fire chief. The fire department will return to the scene Wednesday to investigate the cause of the fire, said Chief John Varner...

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  7. Seabiscuit Anniversary Celebration Planned

    On March 7 at Santa Anita Park the track and Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation (SHF) will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Seabiscuit.....

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  8. British Horseracing Authority Unveils New Drug Policy

    New British Horseracing Authority anti-doping rules, which include a zero-tolerance approach to anabolic steroids, will come into force from Monday...

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  9. Mike Luzzi Named Winner of Woolf Award

    Mike Luzzi on Tuesday was officially announced as the winner of the 2015 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, which is voted on by members of the Jockeys' Guild and presented by Santa ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 35 reads 0 comments

  10. Handicapper Played $9.60 Ticket to Win $363K

    The Bay Area man who hit the Golden Pick 6 for $363,424 Friday at Golden Gate Fields invested just $9.60 to make his big score...

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  11. FOY Contenders Looking to the Future

    Trainer Todd Pletcher reported that Itsaknockout, who won Saturday's $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park, came out of his stakes debut in good order and ...

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  12. West: Teaching Moments for Horse Racing

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  13. International Star Carries on in Risen Star

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's International Star came back for more Feb. 21, punching through on the rail to win the $400,000 Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) after taking the Jan. 17 Lecomte Stakes (gr...

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  14. Starlight's Itsaknockout Wins Big Derby Prep

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  15. Itsaknockout Takes Fountain of Youth

    Upstart disqualified from first to second; Itsaknockout official winner of Fountain of Youth, picking up 50 #KyDerby points...

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  16. South Africa Legendary Horse Chestnut Dies

    HORSE CHESTNUT, considered by many the greatest horse in South African racing history, died in his stall at Drakenstein Stud on Thursday...

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  17. Report: Former Trainer Norman Arrested

    Mathew "Cole" Norman, a former leading trainer at Louisiana Downs and Oaklawn Park, reportedly has been arrested and charged following an incident in Shreveport, La. According to KSLA in Shreveport, Norman was arrested Feb...

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  18. CHRB Again Discusses Riding Rule Revisions

    The discussion over riding rules brought into the spotlight with the controversial start of the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) continued during the California Horse Racing Board's Feb...

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  19. Holy Bull Winner Upstart Favored for Fountain of Youth

    Hallandale Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Upstart, winner of the Holy Bull Stakes, has been made the 8-5 morning line favorite for Saturday's $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park...

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  20. Hemmings Dreaming of National, Gold Cup Success

    MANY CLOUDS could chase victory in the Crabbie's Grand National after running in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, owner Trevor Hemmings has said.....

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  21. NBC Sports Adds Triple Crown Radio Coverage

    The NBC Sports Group will provide live radio coverage of all three Triple Crown races for the first time on NBC Sports Radio, it was announced Feb. 17...

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  22. Bayern Back to Work Monday at Santa Anita

    Kaleem Shah's Bayern, winner of the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic, has recovered from a hind foot abscess and worked Feb. 16 at Santa Anita Park...

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  23. Main Sequence Makes '15 Debut in Mac Diarmida

    Dual Eclipse Award winner Main Sequence will make his 2015 debut when he takes on seven opponents in the $200,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes at 1-3/8 miles at Gulfstream Park Feb. 21...

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  24. Veteran Trainer Dorfman Dies at Age 92

    Veteran Southern California trainer Leonard Dorfman, whose stakes winners included 16-time winner Joni U. Bar, died Feb. 15 at the home of his daughter in Round Rock Texas, at age 92...

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  25. Malfunction Causes No-Contest at Golden Gate

    The first race at Golden Gate Fields Feb. 15 was declared a no-contest when, because of a malfunction, the starting gate couldn't be moved off the track in time for the one-mile event to be completed...

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