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Ashleyluvssugar, inside, holds off Metaboss, outside, to win the Grade 2, $250,000 Del Mar Handicap
Graded Stakes Winner Metaboss Joins Roster At Harris Farms

Grade 3 winner Metaboss will stand his first season at stud in 2017 at Harris Farms in California. His stud fee has been set at $2,000. The 5-year-old horse by Street Boss won three of 12 career starts, and earned $300,420. Metaboss captured the G3 El Camino Real Derby at three, and just missed by a nose […]

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Claiborne Farm mares
Four Tips For Feeding Mares In Late Gestation

The nutritional requirements for in-foal mares are more robust than the average horse. Not only are they in need of specific vitamins, minerals and fats in order to maintain their health and condition, but they also need specific nutrients to maintain that of their unborn foal. While the nutritional requirements of mares don’t change dramatically […]

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Grade 1 winner Bradester enters stud this year at Valor Farm in Texas
Grade 1 Winner Bradester To Stand At Valor Farm

Joseph Sutton’s Bradester, winner of the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap, has been retired from racing and will enter stud this year at Valor Farm in Texas, according to the BloodHorse. The 7-year-old horse by Lion Heart will stand for a fee of $3,500. Trained throughout his career by Eddie Kenneally, Bradester won 10 of […]

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Prize Exhibit wins the Megahertz
Prize Exhibit Flies Home For Megahertz Victory

DP Racing’s Prize Exhibit showed her class on Monday, laying off the early pace, weaving through traffic and flying home to win the G3 Megahertz by 1 1/2 lengths on the wire. The 5-year-old daughter of Showcasing, ridden by Mike Smith, covered a mile over Santa Anita’s “good” turf course in 1:35.56 for trainer James […]

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Uncontested wins the Smarty Jones with ease
The Smarty Jones Goes ‘Uncontested’ En Route To Kentucky Derby Points

Harry Rosenblum and Robert LaPenta’s Uncontested was just that in Monday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park, splashing through the sloppy going with ease to win by five lengths on the wire. The sophomore son of Tiz Wonderful covered the mile in 1:36.32 under Channing Hill; trainer Wayne Catalano now a serious contender on […]

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The Pegasus statue at Gulfstream Park
12 For $12 Million: Field Finalized For Pegasus World Cup

On Monday, Jan. 16, the final two slots for the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational were filled, just 12 days before the race is scheduled to be run at Gulfstream Park. The brainchild of Frank Stronach, the Pegasus contest truly began when the race was first announced in January of last year. Details […]

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Will Colic Surgery End A Horse’s Competitive Career?

  While surgery for horses experiencing colic is not within every horse owner’s financial reach, it can be worth the risk if the prognosis for a full recovery is good. While there are many factors that go into the surgery decision-making process, including age and health of the horse, location of the equine hospital, type […]

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Green Gratto holds on in the Toboggan
Green Gratto Rides The Rail, Holds On In Toboggan

Jockey Kendrick Carmouche took advantage of a slight bias on the rail on Aqueduct’s inner track, guiding 7-year-old Green Gratto along the inside to hold off his rivals by a head in Monday’s Grade 3 Toboggan Stakes. The son of Here’s Zealous is owned by Anthony and Gaston Grant; Gaston Grant is listed as the […]

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An illegal electrical device that can be used to stimulate horses
New Mexico Officials Suspend Veteran Rider J.R. Valenzuela After Electrical Device Discovered

Veteran jockey John Raul (J.R.) Valenzuela has been summarily suspended by New Mexico Racing Commission stewards after an electrical device was found in the Sunland Park jockeys room prior to Sunday’s fourth race, the $95,000 Shue Fly Stakes for New Mexico-bred Quarter horses. Valenzuela had been named to ride Mighty B Dragon for trainer Antoinette […]

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Youth Movement: NYRA Unveils Plans To Attract Younger Fans To Saratoga

Encouraging younger fans to come out and enjoy a ‘day at the races’ – with the hope that the one day will lead to several more visits in the future – continues to be a major goal of racetracks around the country. During a meeting last week with the state’s Franchise Oversight Board, the New York Racing Association unveiled […]

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