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Romans vs Musselman Scuffle Leads to Clever Name for 2-Year-Old

A 2-year-old son of Indian Charlie drew some attention on social media in recent weeks after he posted his first two career starts, but the buzz had less to do with his performance than his name–Dukin’ With Dale. The Louisville Courier-Journal‘s Jennie Rees … Continue reading

Penn National: Jockey Misjudges Finish Line… By Seven Furlongs

It’s fair to say rider Julio A. Hernandez won’t be adding Saturday’s 2nd race at Penn National to his highlight reel. It’s not that Hernandez chose the wrong finish line – it was the correct one — unfortunately for him, … Continue reading

Tonalist, V.E. Day Turn in Final Drills for Jockey Club Gold Cup

A pair of Grade 1-winning 3-year-olds turned in separate five-furlong breezes on the Belmont Park training track on Monday, with Travers winner V. E. Day covering the distance in 1:00.69 and Belmont Stakes victor Tonalist being clocked in 1:00.09. Both … Continue reading

Ehalt: Poor Showing in Penn Derby ‘Tarnishes’ Chrome

California Chrome’s lackluster sixth-place finish in Saturday’s G2 Pennsylvania Derby has been analyzed and dissected extensively in the time since the horses crossed the finish line. Reasons – or excuses – given for the loss range from a speed-favoring surface … Continue reading

Florida Won Steps Up in Ontario Derby

Live Oak Plantation’s Florida Won blossomed in his first start over the main track, coming home strongly in deep stretch to win Sunday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Ontario Derby at Woodbine. The winner, off at odds of 10-1, paid $22.30. A … Continue reading

Belmont Super Saturday Fields Taking Shape

On Saturday, Belmont Park will host TVG Super Saturday, which will include six graded stakes worth a total of $3.4 million. Topping the list is the Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup for 3-year-olds and up. The 1 … Continue reading

Zieralski: 3-Year-Olds Take Racing’s Center Stage

In a column for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Ed Zieralski wrote, “Right now, the 3-year-olds are causing all the buzz in horse racing. The older horses are dropping off, retiring to stud or just to pasture. Game On Dude, Palace … Continue reading

Photos of Wigmore Hall Euthanasia Spark Controversy

Photographs of multiple stakes winner Wigmore Hall being euthanized on-track published in England’s Daily Mirror on Friday have ignited controversy in the racing world. Wigmore Hall was euthanized by a track veterinarian using a pistol after fracturing a leg at Doncaster … Continue reading

Miss Behaviour Much the Best in Charles Town Oaks

Miss Behaviour outclassed her rivals at Hollywood Casino At Charles Town Races on Saturday night, leading start to finish to post a 9 3/4-lengths victory in the Grade 3, $500,000 Charles Town Oaks. The winner, who went off favored, paid … Continue reading

Thank You Marylou Romps in Dogwood

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Thank You Marylou commenced a winning move on the turn for home, grabbed the lead at the quarter pole and widened her advantage down the stretch to easily win Saturday’s 39th running of the $112,000 Dogwood … Continue reading

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