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ABR Notebook: ‘Chrome’ has Trainer Sherman Dreaming of Roses

The latest edition of America’s Best Racing’s Notebook interviews Art Sherman, a longtime horseman and California-based trainer who has the early Kentucky Derby favorite, California Chrome. Art Sherman got started in the racing industry when he moved to Los Angeles … Continue reading

Champion Steeplechaser Flatterer Dies

Four-time Eclipse Award champion Flatterer was euthanized April 24 at owner William Pape’s My Way Farm near Unionville, Pa., due to the infirmities of old age. He was 35. Flatterer was bred in Pennsylvania by Pape and his trainer, Jonathan … Continue reading

‘Famous Forelocks’ Fundraiser: Own a Piece of A.P. Indy

The Exceller Fund is launching its Famous Forelocks fundraiser with the online auction of its first ever Famous Forelocks necklace featuring hair from the Hall of Fame champion stallion A.P. Indy. “Famous Forelocks is a unique way for the ‘famous’ … Continue reading

HRTV’s ‘Pursuit of the Crown’ to Offer On-Site Derby Coverage Beginning April 26

HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will make its annual excursion to Churchill Downs to provide racing fans with on-site coverage leading into the 140th renewal of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3, beginning with Opening Day, Saturday, … Continue reading

Social Inclusion Turns in Sharp Work at Gulfstream for Possible Preakness Start

Although a run for Social Inclusion in the Kentucky Derby (G1) on May 3 is still a possibility, the connections of the late-developing colt have decided to focus on the Preakness Stakes, the middle leg of the Triple Crown on … Continue reading

‘Arlington Live’ to Premiere April 26 on ESPN 1000

Arlington International Racecourse takes to the airwaves this season with a weekly Saturday morning radio show called “Arlington Live” which will air on ESPN Chicago (1000 AM). Hosts Arlington’s Howard Sudberry and Alyssa Ali will give insight into the Sport … Continue reading

2014 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Features 55 Grade/Group 1 Races in 13 Countries

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series will consist of 73 automatic qualifying races into the  Breeders’ Cup World Championships with 46 Challenge races  to be held in the US and Canada.  Breeders’ Cup will … Continue reading

‘Cirrus’, Treve Clash in Sunday’s Prix Ganay

A field of eight, led by Cirrus des Aigles and Treve, is set for Sunday’s Prix Ganay at Longchamp. The just over 10-furlong race will be the first Group 1 race of the European flat season. The Criquette Head-Maarek-trained Treve … Continue reading

‘Members Club’ Created for International Owners Racing in Great Britain

Great British Racing International (GBRI) and The Racecourse Association are delighted to announce the launch of the exclusive GBRI Members Club, an initiative aimed at providing international owners with the best possible experience of racing in Britain. Trainers in Britain … Continue reading

Retired Racehorse Training Project Announces Expansion

Retired Racehorse Training Project, a charitable organization whose mission is to “build the bridges to second careers and increase demand for Thoroughbreds” announced this week that its name will shrink while its work expands. The organization has adopted the trade … Continue reading

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