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Florent Geroux
Geroux Jaunts Across The Globe, Scheduled To Ride At Three Tracks In Three Days

Jockey Florent Geroux is riding high on a serious season for the second consecutive year in New Orleans. Last year’s champion jockey is striking well, working hard and doing his best to keep the momentum going after a 2016 that saw him win a nation-tying 10 Grade I wins. The native of the Normandy region […]

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Awardee is one of two Japanese half-brothers in the Dubai World Cup
All In The Family: Half-Brothers Lani, Awardee ‘Totally Different’ For Dubai World Cup

Two siblings will meet for the first time on the big stage in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates. Among 10 runners from Japan at the meeting are the two half-brothers Awardee and Lani, both out of the Sunday Silence mare Heavenly Romance and trained by Mikio Matsunaga for owner-breeder Koji Maeda. Seven-year-old Awardee […]

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Postponed winning the 2016 Dubai Sheema Classic.
Postponed, Highland Reel Clash In Dubai Sheema Classic

Contested under a new moniker this year, the Group 1 US$6m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic, one of three highest-level turf races on the card, may only have attracted a field of seven but quality abounds among the septet. First contested in 1998, no horse has won the race twice since but the Roger Varian-trained Postponed […]

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Arrogate at Meydan the morning of March 23
Primed For Another Huge Effort, Arrogate ‘Has The World At His Feet’

It should be worth the wait for when Arrogate (USA), officially the best dirt racehorse and joint highest-rated of any horse on the planet, takes to the Meydan dirt surface in anger on Saturday evening. He will face 13 rivals in the UAE’s flagship race, the 2000m Group 1 US$10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by […]

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Tamarando and Rafael Bejarano win the $100,000 Real Quiet Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park.
Del Mar Futurity Winner Tamarando To Stand At Harris Farms

Del Mar Futurity winner and California-bred Champion Tamarando has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2017 at Harris Farms. He will stand for $2,500, live foal. Bred and raced by Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Williams, Tamarando won at distances from 5 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/8 miles in his first 10 starts […]

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Boehringer Ingelheim-Merial Merge, Form Global Leader In Equine Health Care

On January 1, 2017, Merial became part of Boehringer Ingelheim. The merger unites the strengths of two leading animal health companies into one business unit, creating the second largest global animal health business. In addition, the merger of two equine health portfolios results in the largest equine health company worldwide. As one entity, the new […]

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BHA Overhauls Licensing, Training Requirements For Jockeys

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA), in partnership with key industry stakeholders, has today announced a significant overhaul to the jockey licensing and training process, with changes taking place from April 1, 2017. The new approach is designed to produce an enhanced training and development strategy through the jockey licensing framework and is the result of […]

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Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center And Horse Country Host “Meet The Neighbors”

Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center (MMSC), a premier non-profit re-schooling facility for adoptable Thoroughbreds located at the Kentucky Horse Park, partnered with members of Horse Country for Meet the Neighbors, a special day of complimentary tours for local fans. Horse Country’s Meet the Neighbors took place on Saturday, March 18, when guests and fans toured farms and equine facilities in the […]

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King and His Court wins the Display Stakes under jockey Gary Boulanger
Spiral: Early Queen’s Plate Favorite King And His Court Among Several Added To Field

The lineup for Saturday’s $500,000 JACK Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (G3) has changed as new players emerged to alter the landscape. Hot Dad and Impressive Edge have been taken out of consideration by their trainers, the former deemed not yet ready by Mike Maker and the latter, trained by Dale Romans, not likely to draw in […]

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Exercise rider Nick Bush smiles at the camera after galloping Dubai World Cup contender Neolithic at Meydan
Arrogate, Hoppertunity ‘Doing Perfectly’; Keen Ice, Neolithic ‘Like The Surface’ In Dubai

A day after he breezed about 800m (four furlongs) at Meydan, Arrogate spent a peaceful morning on Tuesday in the quarantine barn area. “They just walked and it was nice and cool for them, which was great,” said trainer Bob Baffert, referring to Arrogate and his stablemate and fellow Dubai World Cup contender Hoppertunity (USA). […]

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