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Hastings Racecourse
Hastings Racecourse Opening Day Pushed Back One Week

Opening day to the start of the 2017 Hastings Racecourse thoroughbred season has been pushed back one week to Sunday, April 23 and General Manager Darren MacDonald sees the adjustment as one of many positive developments on the horizon. “The unpleasant weather we experienced at the start of February resulted in the majority of horses […]

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Albano proves much the best in the 2015 Maxxam Gold Cup
Iron Fist, Albano Headline Quality Field Of 11 In Sam Houston’s Maxxam Gold Cup

The Maxxam Gold Racing Festival is set for Saturday night at Sam Houston Race Park and will feature four stakes. Nationally prominent horsemen are shipping in runners for the $100,000 Maxxam Gold Cup, which drew an excellent field of 11 horses for the mile and one-eighth main track event. Al Stall, Jr. has saddled two […]

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Churchill Downs, Norton Cancer Institute To Partner On Local Women’s Breast Health Program

Churchill Downs and Norton Cancer Institute Tuesday announced a new charitable partnership to raise funds to help provide care for women in our community who lack access to necessary breast health screenings and services. One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, so this partnership presents significant potential to women who can benefit […]

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Xpressbet, Equibase Announce Launch Of STATS Race Lens On Xpressbet’s Wagering Platform

Leading North American online wagering provider, Xpressbet, and the industry’s official database, Equibase, have collaborated to offer STATS Race Lens™ on Xpressbet’s wagering platform, it was announced today by both companies. STATS Race Lens is an interactive past performance product that was released in August 2016. “STATS Race Lens is quickly gaining acceptance in the […]

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EQUESTRICON
Tickets For Equestricon 2017 On Sale Beginning Feb. 24

Equestricon, LLC., announced today that tickets for its first-ever international horse racing convention, fan festival and trade show will go on sale this Friday, February 24. Tickets for the historic event will go live and be available for purchase exclusively on the event website, Equestricon.com. The program schedule for Equestricon™ 2017, which will be held […]

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Runhappy stands his first season at Claiborne Farm in 2017
In The Stud Presented By KERx: Runhappy, New For 2017

The Paulick Report is pleased to bring back a popular photo/video feature that will run every other week and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are either just entering stud in 2017, or stallions that have not yet had their first crop […]

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Justin Nixon
Brotherly Love: Nixon Lends A Helping Hand During Brother’s Cancer Treatment

Justin Nixon is sitting on a stool in the Woodbine paddock trying to figure out an issue with a friend’s iPhone. An error message pops up. “I’m a Blackberry guy,” smirked Nixon. Taking a moment to sit down hasn’t happened too often lately for Nixon. He finds himself constantly on the go in an attempt […]

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‘Fantasy Owners’ Day’ Planned For March 18 At Laurel Park

The Maryland Jockey Club will play host Saturday, March 18 to one of Thoroughbred racing’s most unique and innovative events – Fantasy Owners’ Day at Laurel Park. Not only will participants be able to participate in a Q&A session with the region’s top racing partnerships, racing officials and horsemen, but they will be randomly paired […]

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Bedford Falls (by Forestry) is a half brother to Harlan's Holiday.
Cuddle Alert Becomes First Stakes Winner For Sire Bedford Falls

California-based stallion Bedford Falls was represented by his first black-type stakes winner on Feb. 19, when his second-crop daughter Cuddle Alert upset Santa Anita’s $100,000 Spring Fever Handicap by a hard-fought head. After breaking from the rail at odds of 8-1 under veteran jockey Agapito Delgadillo, Cuddle Alert stalked the pace in fourth early, moved […]

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New Zealand Thoroughbreds At Risk Of Parasite Resistance, Study Shows

A new study about to be published out of New Zealand suggests that Thoroughbreds residing there may have definite parasite resistance, though more study is needed, reports Horse Talk. Researchers Ian Scott, Patrick Sells, Sarah Rosanowski, Chris Rogers and Charlotte Bolwell studied 117 Thoroughbred yearlings housed on six breeding farms in the Waikato region of […]

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