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Meadowlands Cancels Friday Card Due to Heavy Rain

The Meadowlands Racetrack has cancelled its six-race Thoroughbred program scheduled for Friday, October 24, 2014.  Heavy rains have plagued the Garden State the last couple days forcing the cancelation of the all-turf card. The Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet will continue in East … Continue reading

‘King of River Downs’ to Make First Santa Anita Start Saturday

Veteran jockey Perry Ouzts, who won his record 30th riding title this past Sunday at the former River Downs near Cincinnati, will realize a longtime goal when he gets a leg up to ride 3-year-old filly Wonderfully for Tom Proctor … Continue reading

Stars of Tomorrow, Black Friday Card Among Churchill Fall Highlights

Cooler temperatures and the leaves changing colors signify the return of live horse racing to the Louisville area as Churchill Downs, the historic home of the Kentucky Derby, readies to open its 125th Fall Meet on Sunday, Oct. 26. The … Continue reading

Zito Hopeful Stephanoatsee Can End Long Drought in Hagyard Fayette

It has been a long time since My Meadowview Farm’s Stephanoatsee visited the winner’s circle, something trainer Nick Zito hopes will change Saturday afternoon after the $200,000 Hagyard Fayette (G2). “He’s a gorgeous-looking horse,” said Zito, who got the 5-year-old … Continue reading

Lexie Lou Heads List of Autumn Miss Probables

A winner versus males of Canada’s prestigious $1 million Queen’s Plate Stakes July 6, trainer Mark Casse’s Lexie Lou looms large in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes at Santa Anita. In what shapes up as one of the … Continue reading

Into the Light: Lucrative Charles Town Classic May Have Earlier Post in 2015

The 2015 edition of the Grade 2, Charles Town Classic could have a slightly different look. According to the Blood-Horse, officials at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races are considering moving the lucrative contest for older horses to an earlier … Continue reading

Frank Brothers To Be Inducted Into Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

LSU’s all-time leading rusher, three-time Super Bowl champion Kevin Faulk, joins UL-Lafayette great and Super Bowl quarterback Jake Delhomme, former NBA champion point guard and Coach of the Year Avery Johnson, along with coaching legends Pat Collins, Yvette Girouard and … Continue reading

Campbell ’80 Percent Sure’ Palace Malice Resumes Racing Career

Classic winner Palace Malice continues to recuperate in Kentucky as a decision nears on whether the talented colt will continue to race or be retired to stud. Cot Campbell, president of Dogwood Stable, told the Aiken Standard that the 4-year-old … Continue reading

2015 Kentucky Dates Settled With a Dash of Drama

The schedule for Kentucky’s 2015 racing schedule was approved at a Kentucky Horse Racing Commission meeting on Tuesday, but not everyone was happy with the outcome, according to Matt Hegarty of the Daily Racing Form. The dispute between Churchill Downs and … Continue reading

Former Equine Actor to Make Racing Debut at Remington

Selected during casting as one of the many young horses to play a role in the 2011 movie War Horse, 3-year-old Hollywood Extra will make his career racing debut on Thursday night at Remington Park. Owned and bred in Oklahoma … Continue reading