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Legatissimo Cruises To Nassau Victory

Off narrow defeats in her last two starts, Legatissimo left her rivals in her wake with a strong victory in Saturday’s G1 Nassau Stakes at Goodwood. “She’s very good and showed her true worth today,” said winning co-owner Michael Tabor, … Continue reading

Champion Gio Ponti Sires First Winner

Freshman sire Gio Ponti was represented by his first winner Friday when Most Inspiring won the fifth race at Woodbine, a six-furlong maiden special weight on turf, according to a story by The Blood-Horse. Owned by Derek Chin and bred … Continue reading

Fire Damages Monmouth-Area Businesses On Eve Of Haskell Weekend

According to a story by NJ Advance Media, two businesses near Monmouth Park suffered damages in a fire Friday night, less than two days before the track expects large crowds for the Haskell Invitational featuring American Pharoah. Enzo’s Deli & … Continue reading

Big Bucks: Economists Say Pharoah Alone Could Bring $20M To New Jersey

Economists believe the presence of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah alone in the Haskell Invitational could bring $20 million to the Jersey Shore, according to an article by the Asbury Park Press. “The $20 million should be viewed as an … Continue reading

Hall Of Fame Jockey Romero Candidate For Liver, Kidney Transplant

Often injured jockey Randy Romero received word from his doctors at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans on Wednesday that he is officially a candidate for a liver and kidney transplant. Romero, who spent three days at the hospital last … Continue reading

Brown Reappoints Winner To California Horse Racing Board

Charles Winner, 74, of Beverly Hills, has been reappointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Horse Racing Board, where he has been chair since 2013 and has served since 2012. Winner has been founder and partner at Winner and … Continue reading

Russell Makes Riding Return From Injury At Laurel

Jockey Sheldon Russell returned to the saddle Friday afternoon at Laurel Park after missing nearly three months with multiple punctures in his lungs due to broken ribs sustained in a fall April 25 at Pimlico. Russell, who earned his 1,000th … Continue reading

Jerry Dutton, 87, Dead: Trained, Owned, Bred Top Thoroughbreds

Jerry Dutton a prominent Thoroughbred trainer in California for more than 50 years, died Thursday in his native Idaho, where he and his wife Barbara had resided since his retirement in May 2006. Dutton was 87 years old. Dutton saddled … Continue reading

CHRB Comments On Carbonation Claim By Desormeaux

The California Horse Racing Board has issued a statement in response to a public comment made on Twitter by jockey Kent Desormeaux that a failed breathalyzer test, administered to him during Wednesday’s races at Del Mar, produced a false reading because of … Continue reading

CHRB Rejects Hearing Officer Proposal To License Patrick Valenzuela

The California Horse Racing Board in closed session on July 17 rejected a proposed decision by hearing officer Daniel Q. Schiffer to permit suspended jockey Patrick Valenzuela to exercise horses at CHRB-licensed facilities and be relicensed as a jockey after … Continue reading

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