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Daring Dancer Wins ‘Sassy’ Photo in Lake George

Trainer Graham Motion was nearing the completion of his journey Wednesday afternoon with a couple horses on a van from his base at the Fair Hill Training Center when the weather alert went off on the CB radio. His talented 3-year-old filly … Continue reading

Clement: Jim Dandy Favorite Tonalist Thinks ‘Life Is Great’

Late winter proved to be a frustrating time for trainer Christophe Clement when it came to his talented 3-year-old colt Tonalist, whose campaign had to be put on hold after he developed a lung infection while in south Florida. Given … Continue reading

Saratoga: Rock Fall Steps Up in Tough Amsterdam Field

Exciting sprint prospect Rock Fall will take his first crack at graded stakes company on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course when he contests the Grade 2, $200,000 Amsterdam at 6 ½ furlongs for 3-year-olds. The Amsterdam, which serves as a … Continue reading

Jockey Switch Coming for Social Inclusion in Haskell

Social Inclusion arrived at the Jersey Shore by van Wednesday morning but his connections were unsure whom the brilliantly fast colt would be partnered with on Sunday in the $1 million William Hill Haskell at Monmouth Park. “I am looking for a rider now,” said trainer Manny Azpurua, when … Continue reading

Future of Haskell Invitational Could Rest in Passage of Sports Gambling Bill

The Haskell Invitational has been the summer showpiece of New Jersey’s Monmouth Park for many years. The race continually attracts some of the best 3-year-olds in training with its Grade 1 standing and $1 million purse. For the second consecutive … Continue reading

Iroquois, Pocahontas Headline Churchill’s September Meet

The second September Meet in the 140-year history of Churchill Downs Racetrack will offer a eight stakes races with total purses of $925,000 during a 12-day run topped by a pair of important stakes events for 2-year-olds who have their … Continue reading

Art Sherman to Receive 2014 Pincay Award

Art Sherman, a career race tracker who rose to the pinnacle of the sport this past spring when he guided the mercurial colt California Chrome to the edge of racing immortality in a thrilling Triple Crown run, has been named … Continue reading

OBS Adds Horses of Racing Age Section to Fall Mixed Sale

A new Horses of Racing Age section will be added to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Fall Mixed Sale. The sale, scheduled for Oct. 14-16, closes on Aug. 1, but horses may be entered in the Racing Age section … Continue reading

England: Second Trainer Acknowledges Positive Morphine Test

Trainer Eve Johnson Houghton has revealed that one of her horses has tested positive for morphine, according to a report in The Guardian. Johnson Houghton, who is stabled in Oxfordshire, insisted that she has never used the feed supplement which … Continue reading

EquiLottery Revenue Studies Show Big Upside for Ontario Racing

In year one of operation, initial revenue studies provided to Canadian company EquiLottery Corp. estimate its lottery and horse racing game EquiLottery to generate $100 million in ticket sales. Factor in the effect the game will have on increasing horseplayer … Continue reading