1. 74-Year-Old Horseplayer Takes Down National Handicapping Championship

    John O’Neil of Huntington Station, N.Y. topped a field of 606 horseplayers to win the16th annual Daily Racing Form /NTRA National Handicapping Championship ( NHC ) at Treasure ...

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  2. NYRA Unveils New 10-Race $710K Racing Series

    The New York Racing Association's inaugural Claiming Championship Series will offer 10 stakes worth $710,000 when it debuts at Aqueduct Racetrack March 21...

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  3. 74-Year-Old Takes National Handicapping Title

    John O'Neil of Huntington Station, N.Y., topped a field of 606 entries to win the $800,000 first-place prize and an Eclipse Award as Horseplayer of the Year at the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship Jan...

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  4. Breeders' Cup: Biggest Game in Horse Racing

    This first-ever ABRFilms production takes a closer look at the Breeders' Cup World Championships, horse racing's biggest annual event...

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  5. Top Cheltenham Festival Tips

    If the more pessimistic weather forecasts are correct, there may not be much jumps racing in the latter part of the week, so we should be grateful to Ludlow for getting in early today with an interesting and well-supported meeting...

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  6. Undefeated Acceptance 'Looks Like a Million Dollars'

    Unbeaten and unchallenged Acceptance guns for his fourth straight victory in Saturday's $250,000 California Cup Derby for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles...

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  7. And the World's Greatest Racehorse Is ...

    The Longines World's Best Racehorse rankings have been announced. Here are the horses at the front of the pack.....

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  8. Betting on Horse Races Could Be Legal in Georgia Soon

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  9. Betting Tellers Union Rejects Churchill Downs' Proposal

    Members of the union that represents betting tellers at Churchill Downs have rejected the racetrack's contract offer by a 65-17 vote, with another vote expected possibly Feb. 2 on what may be the Central Avenue track's final offer...

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  10. Retired Trainer Cunningham Dies at Age 71

    Retired trainer James P. "Jim" Cunningham died Jan. 16 at Baycare Alliant Hospital in Dunedin, Fla., after a lingering illness. He was 71.....

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  11. Smarty Jones Winner Far Right Ready to Return

    Smarty Jones Stakes winner Far Right is expected to resume his Triple Crown preparations at Oaklawn Park, but the son of Notional may skip next month's Southwest Stakes (gr. III) in favor of the Rebel (gr...

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  12. Palace Malice Returns to Worktab in Aiken

    Multiple grade I winner Palace Malice turned in his first breeze of 2015 on Jan. 22 in Aiken, S.C., his initial recorded move since getting returning to training in mid-November after a layoff at Three Chimneys Farm...

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  13. Bluegrass Singer Key Contender in Holy Bull S.

    Mucho Macho Man S. winner Bluegrass Singer is expected to make his next start in Saturday's $400,000 Holy Bull S. at Gulfstream Park, trainer Marcus Vitali said Thursday morning.....

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  14. Seabiscuit Saddle Brings $104,260 at Auction

    Jockey Red Pollard's race-worn saddle from Hall of Fame racehorse Seasbiscuit has sold for $104,260, Lelands auction house announced Jan 20. Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www...

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  15. Texas Jockey Ban Reignites PETA Ky. Beefs

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is again criticizing the investigation by Kentucky racing regulators that cleared trainer Steve Asmussen.....

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  16. Chrome Drills at Los Alamitos for 2015 Debut

    Newly crowned Horse of the Year California Chrome drilled seven furlongs at Los Alamitos Race Course Jan. 19 as he continues preparations for his expected 2015 debut next month in the $500,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr...

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  17. Jockey Chapa Suspended After $50K Stakes Win

    Jockey Roman Chapa, whose career has been interrupted twice for carrying an illegal electrical device used to stimulate horses, has been summarily suspended by Texas Racing Commission ...

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  18. The Eclipse Awards Did Not Disappoint

    014 was a thrilling year. It was the closest we have been to a Triple Crown winner since Big Brown failed to finish the Belmont Stakes in 2008...

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  19. Complete List of Eclipse Awards Winners

    Here is a complete list of the 2014 Eclipse Awards winners, as voted on and presented by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association/Equibase, Daily Racing Form, and National Turf Writers Association...

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  20. California Chrome tops Eclipse Awards as horse of the year

    California Chrome was honored as the Eclipse Awards' horse of the year Saturday night at Hallandale Beach, Fla.....

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  21. California Chrome Sews Up HOY Honors

    California Chrome, a colt who was running against his fellow California-breds at the beginning of the season, soared through his conditions and emerged Horse of the Year as the annual Eclipse Awards were presented Jan...

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  22. NYRA Announces New Safety Protocols

    This afternoon, the New York Racing Association (NYRA), in consultation with the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA), announced additional steps to further enhance ...

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  23. Trainer Cleared of Race Horse Abuse Allegations in Kentucky

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  24. Ziegler Named CDI's Executive Director of Racing

    Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN) announced that Mike Ziegler has been named to its new post of Executive Director of Racing...

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  25. USA's Horse of the Year to Be Revealed Saturday

    USA: After the most open battle for years for the most prestigious accolade in US racing, the waiting will finally be over when America's Horse of the Year is revealed at the 44th annual ...

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