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Del Mar Gearing Up For American Pharoah’s Arrival

The next couple of weeks are likely to be hectic ones for officials at Del Mar. Not only are they gearing up for opening day on July 16, they are likely preparing for a possible media frenzy due to the … Continue reading

England: Legendary Chaser Kauto Star Euthanized After Paddock Accident

Legendary steeplechaser Kauto Star, five-time winner of the G1 King George VI Chase, was euthanized Monday afternoon after suffering neck and pelvis injuries in a paddock fall. At the Races reports that the accident happened June 24; the 15-year-old gelding … Continue reading

Fancy Feet: Chrome To Train In Bar Shoes For Arlington Million

Horse of the Year California Chrome, who was forced to miss his start in the Group 1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot due to a foot abscess, will be outfitted with bar shoes. According to an article in … Continue reading

KY Racing Commission Delays Decision On Proposed Medication Rules, Testing

In its meeting held June 29, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) delayed voting on proposed new rules regarding medication testing, withdrawal guidelines, and possible disciplinary measures. The proposed rules also included guidelines for the mineral cobalt. According to a … Continue reading

Asmussen Sued By U.S. Department Of Labor

For the second time in three years, trainer Steve Asmussen has been sued by the United States Department of Labor for allegedly failing to adhere to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, namely not paying overtime to hot walkers … Continue reading

Kentucky Downs Adding 10 New Historic Game Titles From Encore

Encore Racing Based Games (RBG) announced today the release of ten new Historic Horse Racing (HHR) game titles that will be immediately available to patrons at Kentucky Downs racetrack in Franklin, Ky. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission officially approved the … Continue reading

Report: Top Gulfstream Trainer Ziadie Could Lose License

According to a Daily Racing Form report, 2015 top Gulfstream Park trainer Kirk Ziadie may not be able to continue training in Florida this summer because of a license issue. Per an email to the Paulick Report from the Florida Division of … Continue reading

Iowa Success Brings Castellano Another Jockey Of The Week Title

Jockey Javier Castellano took his show on the road to Prairie Meadows in Iowa, swept both graded stakes offered on Saturday night and was named the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for his efforts.  The award is voted on … Continue reading

Group 1 Winner Side Glance Retired

Side Glance, the Group 1 winner and two-time G1 Arlington Million-placed Andrew Balding trainee, has been retired, according to a Racing Post report. The globe-trotting gelding finishes his career with eight wins from 40 career starts at the age of eight. … Continue reading

Zia Park Schedule Highlighted By Third Annual Land Of Enchantment Day

Zia Park Casino Hotel & Racetrack has released its stakes schedule for its 11th season of live racing beginning on September 12. The 56-day meet will be highlighted by the third annual Land of Enchantment Day on November 25 and … Continue reading

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