Racing at Oaklawn Park
Weekend Lineup: Oaklawn Opening Kicks Off Holiday Weekend

A particularly exciting event in the state of Arkansas every year, the well-attended meeting at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs is scheduled to begin on Friday. The race toward the Kentucky Derby continues as well, with Oaklawn’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes offering 10 points to the winner on the holiday Monday. Kicking things off on […]

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Arrogate edges California Chrome to win the BC Classic
Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: More Thoughts On The Eclipse Awards

The Eclipse Award ceremony will be held at Gulfstream Park Sat. Jan 21. In last week’s column, we took a brief look at the finalists in both the 2- and 3-year-old divisions. This week we’ll look at the remaining equine categories. Male Sprinter: No surprises among the three horses nominated – Drefong, Lord Nelson, and […]

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Michael Dubb with jockey Jose Ortiz
Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Dubb ‘Takes Chances,’ Pleasure In Helping Others

To understand Michael Dubb is to go far beyond his stature as the preeminent owner on the rugged New York circuit. His greatest satisfaction has nothing to do with the 78 wins last season that secured his third consecutive New York Racing Association owner’s title and fifth in seven years. It has everything to do […]

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KEMI students gathered at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute for their orientation this week
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: The Faces Of The Future

To be a top professional in the horse industry, you’ve got to possess a world of knowledge combined with a wealth of experience. The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program was created to provide just that – to offer college-aged students from around the world hands-on experience at the country’s leading Thoroughbred nurseries, as well […]

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PR Special Keeneland January: Beer For Your Horses

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and on the grounds of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. In this edition of the PR Special, Denise Steffanus examines the possible benefits of beer for horses through interviews with trainers, farm managers, and a nutritionist.  In the […]

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10 of the last 13 winners of the Golden Slipper juvenile race were sold at Magic Millions
Bloodlines: Magic Millions Formula A Proven Success In Australia

The Magic Millions is a fascinating concept. And dead simple. One of the horses in this sale is going to win a race worth $1 million. As a means of selling horses and promoting racing, the Magic Millions has come a long way since its inception in 1986. From that first catalog came the following […]

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PR Special Keeneland January: Alydar’s Dam, Calumet’s Broodmare Influence

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and on the grounds of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.  In this edition of the PR Special, Natalie Voss examines the impact of Alydar’s dam Sweet Tooth and of Calumet Farm’s broodmares throughout the recent decades. In […]

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Weekend Lineup: New Year, New Derby Contenders

Happy New Year, readers! This weekend features another 10-point prep race for the 2017 Kentucky Derby, the Grade 3 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park on Saturday afternoon. The road to the Kentucky Oaks continues as well, with the G2 Santa Ynez on Sunday at Santa Anita. Kicking off the graded stakes action is the […]

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Beholder and Songbird battle to the wire in the Breeders' Cup Distaff
Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Thoughts On The Eclipse Awards

The finalists for the 2016 Eclipse Awards were announced yesterday, and while many of the nominees were expected, there did wind up being a few surprises sprinkled throughout the categories. Let’s take a quick look at a few of the divisions this week. 2-Year-Old Male: Finalists – Classic Empire, Not This Time, and Practical Joke. […]

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UFC star Conor McGregor is promoting the Pegasus World Cup to his millions of followers
The Friday Show: Bringing Trash Talk To The Pegasus World Cup

The first Pegasus World Cup Invitational, now just three weeks away, has solicited as its spokesman one of the most popular athletes on the planet. To say he’s a talker is an understatement. In this week’s Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the choice of Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor as the […]

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