1. Uncaptured Faces a Full Field of Challengers at Spiral Stakes

    Uncaptured , winner of the G2 Kentucky Jockey Club and G3 Iroquois Stakes last year, will face a full 12-horse field as he makes his three-year-old debut on the 42nd running of the $550,000 Spiral Stakes on Saturday at Turfway Park...

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  2. World Baseball Classic 2013: Dominican Republic Wins Championship, Defeat PR 3-0

    The Dominican Republic is your new World Baseball Classic champion. The island nation just defeated Puerto Rico 3-0, in what was a Caribbean showdown for the WBC championship at San Francisco's AT&T Park...

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  3. World Baseball Classic 2013: A Dream Final for Caribbean Archrivals

    As expected, the Dominican Republic is in the 2013 World Baseball Classic final vs Puerto Rico. Raise your hand if you guessed it before the Classic started; I can barely see hands right now...

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  4. Rebel Stakes: Will Take Charge Catches Oxbow at the Wire for the Upset Win

    Will Take Charge made a steady charge to the front and ran down Oxbow in the final furlong to pull the upset win at the $600,000 Grade 2 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park late Saturday...

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  5. Weekend Rewind Feb. 23-24: A Look Back at the Weekend Stakes Highlights

    The final weekend of thoroughbred racing in February came to a close with eight graded stakes races that lived up to their billing...

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  6. Violence Knocked Off the Kentucky Derby Trail with Fractured Sesamoid

    Bloodhorse .com reports that the very promising three-year-old colt, Violence, is off the Kentucky Derby trail after fracturing his right front medial sesamoid bone...

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  7. Orb Catches Violence in the Last Strides to Win the Fountain of Youth

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez rallied Orb from seventh place to run down heavy favorite Violence (3-5) in the final strides to win the G2 $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park...

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  8. Ive Struck a Nerve Strikes a $272.40 Shocker Winning the Risen Star

    Ive Struck a Nerve struck every contender's hopes down, pulling the monster upset at the G2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds Race Course...

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  9. Fountain of Youth: Violence Looking for a Flying Start for His Derby Trail

    The promising Todd Pletcher -trained colt, Violence, headlines a field of 11 Kentucky Derby hopefuls this Saturday in the $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park...

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  10. Risen Star Stakes: A Balanced and Promising Full Field of Derby Hopefuls

    A very balanced and promising field of three-year-old colts will take center stage as they battle for Kentucky Derby qualifying points on Saturday's $400,000 Risen Star Stakes (G2) at the Fair Grounds Race Course in Louisiana...

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  11. Ron the Greek Overpowers the Field to Win Sunshine Millions Classic

    Ron the Greek tracked the leaders, made a decisive move at the three-eights pole and poured on his opposition on his way to an overwhelming win in the Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park...

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  12. Eclipse Award-Winning Jockey Ramon Dominguez Has Fractured Skull

    Two-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez suffered a fractured skull after being involved in a spill during the running of Friday's seventh race for claimers at Aqueduct...

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  13. Sunshine Millions Day: Breeders' Cup Rendition for Florida Breds

    The Breeders' Cup is the preeminent event in American thoroughbred horse racing, but the Florida-bred horses have their own premier local event in January with the Sunshine Millions Day...

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  14. San Fernando Stakes: Fed Biz Barely Outfinishes Tritap for the Win

    Fed Biz barely hold off Tritap and Guilt Trip after a grueling stretch duel, but it was enough to win the $150,000, Grade 2 San Fernando Stakes in Santa Anita...

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  15. Ft. Lauderdale Stakes: Mucho Mas Macho Upsets the Field

    Mucho Mas Macho came from ninth place in the early going to catch the deep-stretch leader, Tiz Sardonic Joe shortly before the wire and to complete the upset at the Ft. Lauderdale Stakes in Gulfstream Park...

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  16. Australian Open 2013: Definitive Guide for Entire Tennis Tournament

    The Australian Open is finally here, and the excitement and expectation that comes with the year's first Grand Slam tournament is peaking. The tournament will start Monday, Jan. 14 and will run all the way through Jan...

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  17. Australian Open 2013 Predictions: Championship Odds for Top Contenders

    It's time for the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year, the Australian Open. Starting next Monday, Jan. 14, the best tennis players in the world will gather to take their shot at winning the tournament and stamping their place in history...

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  18. San Pasqual Stakes: Coil Closes His Career with Thrilling Stretch Duel Win

    Coil outlasted Ultimate Eagle after a thrilling homestretch duel to win the Grade 2, $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes at Santa Anita and close out his career with a win...

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  19. Sham Stakes: Goldencents Shows He Can Rate After Convincing Win

    Before Saturday's Grade 3, $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita, there were some questions regarding Goldencents' ability to rate and show he can track the leader in a race and come home a winner...

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  20. Marshua's River: Hard Not to Like Upsets the Field

    Hard Not to Like returned in top form after an eight-month layoff and won the Grade 3, $100,000 Marshua's River Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The four-year-old filly was making her first start since the Kentucky Oaks last year...

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  21. Vyjack Outfinishes Siete De Oros to Win the Jerome Stakes

    Vyjack outfinished longshot Siete de Oros after a grueling mano-a-mano stretch battle to take the win in the Grade 2 Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct...

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  22. Sham Stakes: Goldencents Takes First Shot on the Kentucky Derby Trail

    For this year, the Kentucky Derby debuted a brand-new qualifying points system that replaced the stakes earnings with the later races offering more points than the earlier ones...

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  23. Jerome Stakes: An Early Look at Possible Kentucky Derby Pretenders

    The Jerome Stakes is not an official race on the 2013 Kentucky Derby trail, but presents a field of horses that could turn out to be legitimate Derby contenders...

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  24. San Pasqual Stakes: Ultimate Eagle and Coil Headlines Shortened Field of Six

    Ultimate Eagle and Coil headline fine field of contenders on Saturday's Grade 2 San Pasqual Handicap at Santa Anita. The field suffered the scratching of three horses shortening the field to six...

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  25. Marshua's River: Heavenly Landing Poised to Defend Her Title

    Last year, Heavenly Landing made a triumphant 2012 debut by rallying from ninth place early on to stun the field and win the Grade 3 Marshua's River by a nose at 19-1 odds...

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