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Former Woodbine Announcer Dan Loiselle Garners Media Award, Hall Of Fame Induction

After 29 years calling races at Woodbine, and a grand total of 48 years announcing, Dan Loiselle received a well-deserved send-off with both an induction into the Etobicoke Hall of Fame and the Sports Media Canada President’s Award. Loiselle told … Continue reading

World-Class Stayers Line Up To Contest Melbourne Cup

A field of 24 international contenders are set to race in the 155th edition of the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s richest and most famous horse race, at Flemington Racecourse Tuesday afternoon. Run at a distance of 3,200 meters (two miles), the … Continue reading

Tattersalls Autumn Sale Closes; Buyers From Over Forty Countries Represented

The Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale came to a close with Dalamar topping proceedings at 45,000 guineas. The final day saw a total of 246 lots sell for 1,343,600 guineas, at an average of 5,462 guineas and a median … Continue reading

BC Turf Notes: ‘A Tall Order’ For Chad Brown Trio

Trainer Chad Brown watched from the frontside of Keeneland Tuesday morning as all 12 of his Breeders’ Cup runners galloped on the main track. Todd Pletcher’s 17 starters in 2006 is the Breeders’ Cup record. If all of his entered … Continue reading

Post-Gorajec: What’s Next For Indiana Racing?

Former Indiana Senator Thomas Weatherwax, chairman of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, is looking to the future following the unanimous decision to fire executive director Joe Gorajec.  Weatherwax is focused on building the Indiana racing industry, from the breeders basing … Continue reading

Ward Works BC Hopefuls Over Keeneland’s Turf Course

Trainer Wesley Ward was pleased with the moves of his six horses pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships that worked or galloped on the turf course labeled as good. “Everything went great,” Ward said. Two of Ward’s 2-year-olds, Sheikh … Continue reading

Palace, La Verdad Provide Fireworks On Empire Showcase Day

There were no shortage of compelling storylines on Saturday at Belmont Park, with all eight New York-bred stakes races on Empire Showcase Day delivering memorable results, including wins by the classy Linda Rice-trained pair of Palace and La Verdad, as … Continue reading

Kepp’s Korner: Trainer Angles And Spot Plays For Sat. Oct. 24

KEPP’S KORNER is a daily handicapping analysis designed for the simulcast player that focuses on trainer angles and spot plays. Written by handicapping veteran and author Dean Keppler (@keppskorner on Twitter), KEPP’S KORNER provides exclusive analysis for tracks in New … Continue reading

Getting The Dirt, On The Dirt: Track Superintendents’ Field Day

The 15th annual Track Superintendents’ Field Day has been scheduled for Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Sunday, June 12 through Tuesday, June 14, 2016. The three-day event draws track superintendents from all across North America Indiana Grand’s Track Superintendent, Roy … Continue reading

Ageless Out Of Turf Sprint; Marchman Moves Into Field

Trainer Arnaud Delacour has determined that the six year old Ageless will be unable to compete in this year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint.  In winning her most recent start in the Franklin County at Keeneland, the Successful Appeal mare suffered … Continue reading

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