1. Racing Reality and Comedy Collide on Big Screen with "And They're Off"

    A new twist on the horse racing movie hits theatres this weekend, with And They’re Off … providing a light-hearted look at the inner workings of the sport in mockumentary format...

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  2. Keeneland: The Leader of the Pack After 75 Years

    Mission accomplished for the pioneers during the Great Depression who set out to turn Jack Keene’s training facility and partial race track into one of the great race courses in the world...

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  3. Looking Ahead to Kentucky Derby 2012

    With the fall championship season of thoroughbred horse racing right around the corner, we take a look at the top two-year-olds pointing towards the $2 million Breeders’ Cup ...

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  4. Ex-NHL Player Keith Jones Living Equine Dream with All of the Above

    With the start of another NHL season right around the corner, former player Keith Jones, or “Jonesy,” remains heavily involved in hockey as an analyst for Versus and host of a sports talk show on Philadelphia’s radio waves...

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  5. 2011 Belmont Stakes Results: Ruler on Ice in Box Car Shocker

    Over a sloppy “Big Sandy” track at Belmont Park, Ruler On Ice came from just off the pace as a 24-to-1 long shot to capture the 143rd running of the $1 million Belmont ...

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  6. 2011 Belmont Stakes Post Positions: Odds, Preview and More

    The third jewel of horse racing’s Triple Crown serves as a reunion of sorts with eight three-year-olds who ran in this year’s Run for the Roses making up 75 percent ...

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  7. 2011 Preakness Stakes Odds: Predicting Results and Wagering Strategy

    Making the assumption that the world is not ending tomorrow, the 136 th running of the $1 million Preakness Stakes from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md...

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  8. 2011 Preakness Stakes Post Positions: Odds, Preview and More

    All 14 three-year-olds entered for Saturday’s 136 th running of the $1 million Preakness Stakes (Grade I) drew into the mile-and-three-sixteenths race, with Kentucky Derby (Grade I) winner Animal Kingdom landing in post No...

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  9. 2011 Kentucky Derby: Who Can Upset Animal Kingdom in Preakness?

    After Animal Kingdom’s resounding two-and-three-quarter length victory in the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby (Grade I), the Triple Crown hype train rolls to Pimlico ...

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  10. 2011 Kentucky Derby Results: Animal Kingdom Roars to Victory

    Making his first start over a dirt surface, 20-to-1 long shot Animal Kingdom came from the middle of the pack to storm down the center of the track at Churchill Downs and capture ...

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  11. 2011 Kentucky Derby Odds: Predicting Results and Wagering Strategy

    From a betting stand point, the news of Uncle Mo (ranked No. 3 on Horse Racing Nation’s 2011 Kentucky Derby Contenders list) being scratched from the 13 7th running of ...

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  12. 2011 Kentucky Derby: Which Two Favorites Should You Avoid?

    The two shortest prices of course. With undeserved hype surrounding 4-to-1 morning line favorite Dialed In (ranked No...

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  13. 2011 Kentucky Derby Post Positions: Odds, Preview and More

    A full field of 20 runners was announced on Wednesday afternoon at Churchill Downs in Louisville for the 137 th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby (Grade I) presented by Yum! Brands...

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  14. 2011 Kentucky Derby: Rising Super Stars Land on Long Shots

    Between them, jockeys Joel Rosario and Rafael Bejarano have won every riding title at a major meet in Southern California since 2008...

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  15. 2011 Kentucky Derby Preview: California Hopes Ride with Veteran Jockeys

    Both Victor Espinoza and Patrick Valenzuela enter the 137 th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby (Grade I) presented by Yum! Brands hoping to relive the glory they’ve already experienced at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May...

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  16. 2011 Kentucky Derby: Where Does This Field Rank Against Last Year's?

    The 137th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby (Grade I) presented by Yum! Brands shapes up to be a wide-open race in similar fashion to last year’s edition...

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  17. The 10 Hottest Female Jockeys Scorching Racetracks Around the Country

    With a pair of female jockeys each taking down races with huge purses in the last three weeks, there couldn’t be a better time to take a look at the ten hottest female riders in the country...

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  18. 2011 Kentucky Derby Top 10: It's 'Mo Than Just a One Horse Race

    The 2011 Kentucky Derby is less than eight weeks away and it’s March Madness at this point for anyone to think they know who is going to win on the first Saturday in May...

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  19. Twirling Candy Draws Post No. 5 for Santa Anita Handicap

    The 74 th running of the Grade I $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap run over a mile and a quarter on the main track will showcase a superstar in the making and likely one of the shortest ...

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  20. Racing at Santa Anita With Marc Doche: Making The Move To Horse Racing Nation

    Some exciting news on the personal front as in the coming days I will be moving to Horseracingnation.com to feature my video coverage of stakes races and the daily Pick 4 play, which will be posted at Pick4blog...

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  21. Racing at Santa Anita With Marc Doche: Grade I Santa Monica & Five For O'Neill

    The scratch of Pinkarella from the featured Grade I $250,000 Santa Monica for older females sprinting seven furlongs on the main track leaves the meet’s second leading trainer, ...

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  22. Racing at Santa Anita With Marc Doche: Sunshine Millions Day

    There couldn’t be a more fitting name to celebrate another picture perfect Southern California afternoon...

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  23. Racing at Santa Anita With Marc Doche: Beach May Be The Only Better Place

    Ahead of one of the highlight days of the meet with tomorrow’s Sunshine Millions, an eight-race card awaits on a glorious afternoon at Santa Anita...

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  24. Racing at Santa Anita With Marc Doche: Star-Studded Comebackers

    An otherwise mundane eight-race Thursday card gets spiced up with some classy stakes horses making their return to the track...

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  25. Racing at Santa Anita With Marc Doche: O'Neill Sends Six and The Megahertz

    With six starters on Sunday at Santa Anita , trainer Doug O’Neill hopes to add to his 13 wins so far this meet that have him ranked second behind the 18 wins amassed by Bob Baffert...

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