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Racing’s Stars Set To Shine During Keeneland’s Opening ‘Fall Stars’ Weekend

WinStar Farm’s American Patriot, winner of this spring’s Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) at Keeneland, and two-time Grade 1 winner Divisidero headline the list of horses nominated to Keeneland’s Fall Stars Weekend on Oct. 6-8, the opening weekend of the 17-day Fall Meet that runs through Oct. 28. Fall Stars Weekend features nine graded stakes worth […]

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European Champion Sprinter Quiet Reflection To Be Sold At Tattersalls December Mares Sale

The outstanding dual Group 1 winning sprinter Quiet Reflection is to be sold at the forthcoming Tattersalls December Mares Sale which takes place December 4 – 7. Trained by Karl Burke, the 4-year-old daughter of Showcasing established herself as one of the finest sprinting fillies of recent years with impressive wins in last year’s Group […]

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‘Tremendously Respected’ Owner-Breeder John Unger Passes Away

Owner-breeder John Unger, who campaigned Canada’s 2014 Sovereign Award older female champion Strut the Course, passed away Thursday after a battle with cancer. “He was a tremendously respected and beloved man in the horse racing community,” said Woodbine CEO, Jim Lawson, a close friend and colleague of Mr. Unger.  “He work tirelessly on the sport’s […]

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Veterinarian Tom Riddle Named 2017 Friend Of UK Ag Equine Programs

Tom Riddle, co-founder of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in 1986, was recently named the 2017 Friend of University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs. The award recognizes the many impacts he has had on equine research and education within UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Riddle, who specializes in reproductive veterinary medicine, has actively […]

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Belmont Park Live Telecast Features Kelso Handicap On MSG+, FOX Sports Regional Networks

Highlighted by coverage and analysis of the Grade 2, $300,000 Kelso Handicap on Saturday, Belmont Park Live returns this weekend to provide racing coverage from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET on MSG+ and a host of regional FOX Sports networks. Tom’s Ready will look to build off a stretch rally when third last out […]

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Hong Kong To Contest ‘Group 1 Triple-Header’ In April

Hong Kong will for the first time stage three spring Group 1 features on a single day, the Hong Kong Jockey Club announced today (Sept. 19). The Champions Mile (1600m) and the Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) have been brought forward one week in the calendar, joining the G1 Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup to […]

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Shocking New Treatment Calms Horses’ Fluttering Hearts

When traditional treatments for atrial fibrillation (AF) fail, a new procedure provides an alternative way to reset the quivering heart of a horse back to its normal heartbeat: transvenous electrical cardioversion (TVEC). Offered by cardiologists at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, this new treatment is another way to help horses get back to a […]

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Canterbury Average Daily Handle Up Nearly Four Percent In 2017

The 67-day meet at Minnesota’s Canterbury Park concluded with a slight gain in total handle, the amount of dollars wagered, compared to last season even though six fewer races were run in 2017. Total handle was $43.67 million, a .9 percent increase, while average daily handle was up 3.9 percent at $651,839. The number of […]

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Graded Stakes-Placed Harry’s Holiday Relocating To Indiana

Justice Farms’ Grade 3-placed stallion Harry’s Holiday makes the move to Dr. Amy Youngblood’s Southern Indiana Equine for the 2018 season to participate in the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program. Harry’s Holiday is by multiple Grade 1 winner Harlan’s Holiday, winner of $3,632,664 and is a three-quarter brother to the successful stallion, Into Mischief (Grade […]

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Churchill Downs, Keeneland Partnering On Two New Gambling Facilities

Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) (“CDI”) and Keeneland Association, Inc. (“Keeneland”) announced today an historic partnership to propose the construction of two new state-of-the-art facilities that will house historical racing machines and include a live race meet. One will be in southeastern Kentucky in Corbin (Knox County), and the second will be in southwestern Kentucky […]

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