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Distinctiv Passion Wires Field In Los Angeles

The speedy Distinctiv Passion hit the far turn on a lone lead and had enough to hold off a rally by San Onofre to win the Grade 3, $100,000 Los Angeles Stakes at Santa Anita Monday afternoon. For a horse … Continue reading

Clocker Young Confident In American Pharoah’s Triple Crown Chances

Gary Young has been on American Pharoah’s bandwagon from the get-go, and with a Triple Crown in close proximity, the private clocker isn’t about to bail out now. He knows it won’t be easy, however. There have been 13 horses … Continue reading

Matt Dinerman Named New Emerald Downs Announcer

Emerald Downs announced 22-year-old Matt Dinerman has been hired as track announcer through the remainder of the 2015 season. A native of San Diego, Dinerman replaces long-time announcer Robert Geller, who will succeed Dan Loiselle as the announcer at Woodbine … Continue reading

Twirling Candy Sires First Winner

Freshman sire Twirling Candy was represented by his first winner Monday when Queen of Silence won the second race at Gulfstream Park, a five furlong maiden special weight on the turf. Queen of Silence races for owner Alexandra Racing Stable … Continue reading

Talented Lady Eli Among Horses Entered For Pair Of Belmont Turf Stakes

Fields are taking shape for next weekend’s stakes at Belmont Park – the $200,000 Pennine Ridge on Saturday and the $200,000 Wonder Again on Sunday – which serve as preps for the Grade 1, $1.25 million Belmont Derby Invitational and … Continue reading

Record Average Price At Magic Millions Weanling Sale

A beautiful filly by former Magic Millions graduate Snitzel took top honours on Day Two of the record breaking National Weanling Sale on the Gold Coast on Monday. Leading New South Wales based bloodstock agent John Hutchinson of Scone Bloodstock … Continue reading

Pharoah ‘Looked Good’ In Sloppy Track Gallop

Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI) and Preakness Stakes (GI) winner American Pharoah continued his training for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (GI) by galloping 1 ¼ miles over a sloppy Churchill Downs main track on Monday morning at … Continue reading

Gulfstream To Offer Trainer Bonuses Based On Field Size

Gulfstream Park announced today it will offer horsemen a $250 starter bonus tied to field size beginning July 1. Gulfstream’s latest announcement is another in a series of initiatives to thank horsemen for supporting the summer meet. Gulfstream is keeping … Continue reading

Favorito: Marketing Horse Racing Easier Than Before

In a piece for New Jersey Newsroom, marketing expert Joe Favorito discusses the marketing possibilities for the racing industry moving forward. The excitement of the lead-up to American Pharoah’s Triple Crown run has many people outside the sport looking in, … Continue reading

In The Gate: The Elusive Triple Crown And Other Sports Feats

On the latest edition of ESPN’s “In the Gate” podcast, host Barry Abrams takes a look at sports feats that are achievable but rare, such as sweeping the Triple Crown series. For a broader perspective on the topic, he invited … Continue reading