1. Keeneland Previews Fans on 2015 Breeders' Cup

    If you look carefully at Keeneland this fall, you will notice folks practicing how to put on next year's Breeders' Cup World Championships...

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  2. Chrome Showing Signs of Progress

    CYPRESS, Calif. – California Chrome, the Kentucky Derby winner, continued his encouraging training regimen on Saturday when he worked five furlongs here at Los Alamitos in 59...

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  3. Vegas, Breeders' Cup Partner for World Championships

    NEW YORK (Oct.13, 2014) - The Breeders' Cup announced today its partnership with Las Vegas for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Oct. 31 – Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 18 days ago 58 reads 0 comments

  4. Brilliant Oaks Winner Taghrooda Retired

    THIS year's outstanding Oaks and King George winner Taghrooda has run her last race and will join her owner-breeder Hamdan Al Maktoum's broodmare band next year.....

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  5. Skiing Champion Bode Miller Looks to Try His Hand as Horse Racing Trainer

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  6. Bode Miller to Ditch Skis for Horse Racing

    Five-time Olympian Bode Miller is officially making a career switch — he's going into the horse-racing business...

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  7. Cigar Was Nothing but a Champion

    I remember watching the simulcast of the 1995 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream Park, where reigning Horse of the Year Holy Bull was a prohibitive favorite...

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  8. Bill Gates Buys Jenny Craig's Horse Farm for $18M

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  9. ESPN: Cigar, What Greatness Is All About

    The very best thing about horse racing is the horses. They are the stars. They, and they alone, are the ones who infatuate us, get the heart pounding and create emotional attachments...

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  10. Venezuela's Top Horse Poisoned by Gambling Ring

    One of Venezuela's most-popular race horses is struggling to regain his strength after he was poisoned by an underground gambling ring...

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  11. Za Approval Aims for Knickerbocker Repeat

    Multiple grade III winner Za Approval will try to win a second straight edition of the $200,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) when he starts in the 1 1/8-mile turf race Oct. 11, at Belmont Park...

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  12. Remember Cigar: A Champ Who Streaked into History

    On Sunday, Jerry Bailey went to see the first horse he ever loved. Bailey, a Hall of Fame jockey, knew that Cigar, at age 24, wasn't in great shape...

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  13. Fireworks in Newmarket as Maktoums Pay over £1m Each for Three Colts

    Three yearling colts fetched more than £1m each at Tattersalls' auction ring in Newmarket on Wednesday as the market for top-quality horseflesh once more proved rather more robust than the wider economy...

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  14. Remembering One of the Greats: Cigar

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  15. Legendary Horse Cigar Dies at Age 24

    Two-time Horse of the Year Cigar, arguably the greatest racehorse of the 1990s and a member of the National Racing Hall of Fame, died Tuesday at age 24...

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  16. What Horse Racing Offers to Fans Old and New

    It's been said many times, and in many ways, but after witnessing firsthand the excitement of the crowd at Wise Dan's most recent win, coupled with the recent closing of historic Suffolk ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 24 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  17. Treve a Clear Repeat Winner in Arc De Triomphe

    Treve left both detractors and admirers in awe Oct. 5 as she raced unchallenged to a dominant victory in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe for the second straight year at Longchamp...

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  18. How Suffolk Downs Is Missing on a New Generation

    There was rain, but no tears. As wakes go, the alleged last day of racing at Suffolk Downs was a remarkably dry-eyed affair...

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  19. Alec Head Presented with IFHA Award of Merit

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  20. Rich Tapestry Wins $300K Santa Anita Title

    Rich Tapestry rallied with a sixteenth of a mile to go to upset 4-5 favorite Goldencents by a nose and win the $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship at Santa Anita on Saturday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 25 days ago 50 reads 0 comments

  21. Daredevil Cruises to Victory in $500K Champagne

    Favored Daredevil cruised to victory in the $500,000 Champagne Stakes (gr. I) on a sloppy track at Belmont Park Oct. 4, handing trainer Todd Pletcher his third consecutive win in the prestigious race ...

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  22. Close Hatches Preps for Breeders' Cup Distaff as Chalk in Spinster

    Perfect in four starts in 2014, the Bill Mott-trained Close Hatches will look to keep her winning streak intact as the 3-5 morning line favorite in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1) at Keeneland on Sunday...

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  23. Game on Dude Retiring to Kentucky's Old Friends

    Eight-time grade I winner and racing superstar Game on Dude is coming to Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, Ky., the farm announced Oct. 3. Read more on BloodHorse...

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  24. Report: Desormeaux Broke 5 Ribs by Horse Kick

    Hall of Fame rider Kent Desormeaux is recovering from five fractured ribs and a bruised lung in Covina, Calif., where he and his wife, Rosie, recently bought a home, according to trainer Bob Hess, a longtime friend of the jockey...

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  25. Breeders' Cup Bans O'Neill from Entering Horses

    “Due to the recent administrative action by the New York State Gaming Commission, Breeders' Cup Limited has informed trainer Doug O'Neill, and has notified the California Horse Racing Board...

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