1. Breeders' Cup: A Who's Who of Owners

    The Breeders' Cup is the premiere place for American equine athletes to be found in the fall. Not only can the horses win some of the biggest purses they'll run for in their careers, ...

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  2. Breeders Cup: Who Will Be the Horse of the Year?

    As the Breeders' Cup countdown winds down, the next big topic is coming to the minds of race fans everywhere...

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  3. 2011 Triple Crown Race Winners Have Chance to Make History

    In 2011, the Triple Crown had no chance of being won when three different horses won the three legs of the series. The hits kept coming when it was announced that Kentucky Derby (Gr...

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  4. Where Are They Now? The 2011 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Field

    In a year where the 3-year-old crop seems snake-bitten, it is hard to believe that just 10 months ago an amazing battle was seen at Churchill Downs...

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  5. NTRA Poll for September 17: A Review

    As racing moves into the fall season, the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll has a few significant changes since the last time we reviewed it. While some of the horses are the same, a couple of new names have made their way onto the chart, booting others...

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  6. Camelot Goes for Triple Crown History on Saturday in the St. Leger

    In a year the United States lost out on a Triple Crown due to a last-minute scratch, Great Britain is hoping they will see their first Triple Crown winner since Nijinsky in 1970...

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  7. $1,650,000 Distorted Humor Colt Tops Day 1 of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

    The first night of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale is in the books and true to its elite status, Book 1 did not disappoint...

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  8. G2 Hopeful Stakes Full of Historical Significance for Shanghai Bobby

    As racing drew to a close at Saratoga in New York for the 2012 race meet, one last two-year-old stakes race went to post on September 3. The G2 Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes saw eight colts line in an attempt to become the victor...

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  9. Archwarrior, Much Hyped 2-Year-Old Colt, Wins Debut

    In a Saratoga meet that has Todd Pletcher leading the standings by money won and total wins, Pletcher sent out another talented two-year-old on August 30 by the name of Archwarrior...

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  10. 2011 Travers Field: Where Are They Now?

    The 2012 edition of the G1 Travers Stakes on August 25 brought excitement that no one expected when Golden Ticket and Alpha dead-heated...

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  11. Winter Olympian Bode Miller Gets Del Mar Win in Summer Olympics Year

    In a year focused on the Summer Olympics, Winter Olympian Bode Miller received a win of another kind on August 23. The five-time Olympic medalist sent his racehorse, Carving, to post in the third race at Del Mar on the 23rd, a maiden claiming event...

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  12. Greatest Ever? Frankel Shines in Juddmonte International Against BC Turf Winner

    The European phenom has done it again. In the first route race of his career, Frankel bested last year's Breeders' Cup Turf winner, St. Nicholas Abbey, among others in the Juddmonte International Stakes by open lengths...

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  13. Breaking News: Hansen Likely Retired After Tendon Injury

    Another big hit was suffered by the American three-year-old colt division this morning when the Courier-Journal reported that Hansen has suffered a tendon injury and is likely retired...

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  14. Horse Racing Improves Ways to Attract Fans

    In a world that gives the casual sports fan many different options on what to watch every week, horse racing is putting in extra effort to make a successful comeback...

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  15. Breaking News: Bodemeister Retired to Winstar Farm with Shoulder Injury

    Almost exactly three months after his last race, Bodemeister has been retired, according to Winstar Farm...

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  16. NTRA Thoroughbred Poll: Taking a Look at This Week's Horses

    This week's NTRA Thoroughbred Poll has some superstars that impressed on the track last weekend, and others that have faced a bit of controversy...

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  17. 2012 Olympics: Horse Racing Reaches out to Michael Phelps

    After becoming the most decorated Olympian in history at the London Olympics, Michael Phelps is thinking about jumping into horse ownership ...

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  18. 2012 Summer Olympics: Ex-Race Horse War Buckaroo Is Canadian Olympic Hero

    After a tough few days for the Canadians in eventing, they found a shining star in a dark bay gelding named Exponential...

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  19. Social Hour: Taking a Look at Fans' Top Broodmares of the 21st Century

    In a sport where it's hard to make it to the top, many horses are lucky to even run in a graded stakes race. So when a mare throws more than one stakes performing foal, she immediately draws attention to herself...

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  20. Taking a Look at the Top 5 Freshman Sires

    As summer racing swings into full gear, more and more two year olds are hitting the track. After only a few months of "baby races," some freshman stallions have already proven that they are big hitters...

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  21. NTRA Top 10: Why Ron the Greek Is No. 1 This Week

    Every week, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association releases a poll of the top horses racing in the United States. These horses are selected by the votes of multiple journalists around the country...

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  22. Belmont Stakes 2012: Union Rags Deserves to Leave Barbaro Behind Him

    Before the Triple Crown, the hype around Union Rags wasn’t just about the talent of the horse, but about his trainer’s previous charge as well...

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  23. Belmont Stakes 2012: Looking Back at Other Triple Crown Contenders

    On June 9, the racing world will be on the edge of its seat as I'll Have Another attempts to win the first Triple Crown since 1978. I'll Have Another ends a four-year Triple Crown attempt drought that goes back to Big Brown in 2008...

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  24. 2012 Triple Crown: Looking at I'll Have Another's Belmont Stakes Pedigree

    For the first time since 2008, racing has Triple Crown dreams with I’ll Have Another winning the Preakness on May 19...

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  25. Kentucky Derby 2012: Biggest Disappointments of Saturday's Race

    The 138th running of the Kentucky Derby was an exciting two minutes, with historic runs by multiple horses...

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