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Absorbine Presents Photos Of The Week: International Stars

Horse racing took center stage on Saturday, not only North America, but in Dubai as well. The action started early on Saturday morning, as Meydan Racecourse hosted the Dubai World Cup. California Chrome and Lea were two of the top … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: A Global Extravaganza

Will reigning Horse of the Year California Chrome regain his best form in the desert of Dubai? Will a new Kentucky Derby contender emerge from sunny South Florida? And will International Star run the table with a sweep of the … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Pin Oak’s Flying Fillies

Pin Oak Stud’s Don’t Leave Me flew past her rivals deep in the stretch to win the G3 Bourbonette Oaks at Turfway Park last Saturday. The victory was the first graded stakes win for Don’t Leave Me, who improved her … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Barrel Fever

Fourteen-year-old Kaelee Brown is a cowgirl through and through. She is also a trend-setter. Kaelee runs barrels on her mare, Kola, for her high school rodeo team in Texas. Before gunning it out of the alley toward their first barrel, Kaelee … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: A Lifetime Of Devotion

Gil Moutray’s passion for Thoroughbreds dates back decades to his childhood, although if his father had his way, things might have stopped there. “My grandfather had ‘sulky horses,’ as we called them back in the old days, he loved horses,” … Continue reading

Pin Oak Stud Presents Bloodlines: Firing Line Looks The Part

The first criterion in selecting a prospective racehorse is “Does this look like an athlete?” If athleticism and its components – quickness, strength, attitude, and a sort of physical finesse – aren’t present in an individual, then it’s useless to … Continue reading

Absorbine Presents Photos Of The Week: The Sky’s The Limit

Three-year-olds once again took center stage over the weekend, as both Turfway and Sunland Park played host to Kentucky Derby prep races. At Turfway Park, Dubai Sky made the successful transition from turf to synthetic and drew off to easily … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Spiraling Toward The Derby

We’re going into the final round of the mid-level Kentucky Derby prep races this weekend with points being assigned on a 50-20-10-5 basis to the first four finishers of the Spiral Stakes at Kentucky’s Turfway Park on Saturday and Sunland … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Passing With Flying Colours

Trainer Graham Motion has been on a roll of late at Santa Anita, having saddled the winners of two graded stakes races at that track in the past two weeks. On March 7, Motion sent out Ring Weekend to win … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: A ‘Shared’ History

Like many who work in the Thoroughbred industry or are merely fans of the sport, Jason Litt’s introduction came through family. “My dad was a big fan,” said Litt, a partner in the Solis/Litt bloodstock agency and a partner in … Continue reading

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