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Canadian Horse Racing Industry Gearing Up To Celebrate 250th Anniversary

As Canada celebrates 150 years of confederation on July 1st, Canada’s horse racing industry is recognizing an even greater milestone, the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada with 23 racetracks in 8 provinces taking part in a national celebration over the July 1st weekend. From British Columbia to Prince Edward Island, tracks holding races […]

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Winter Wonderland: Dual Classic Winner Freezes Rivals In G1 Coronation Stakes

Dual Classic heroine Winter continued her fantastic season with an assured victory in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot. The daughter of Galileo caused something of an upset when seeing off better-fancied stablemate Rhododendron in the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket, but proved that was no fluke when following up in the Irish equivalent at the […]

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Caravaggio Remains Perfect With A Game Victory In Commonwealth Cup

Caravaggio maintained his unbeaten record with a superb display in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. The six-furlong contest was billed as one of the races of the week, as the Aidan O’Brien-trained Caravaggio, so impressive in the Coventry Stakes at last year’s meeting, took on a couple of major Godolphin-owned contenders in Harry Angel […]

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Canterbury: Jockey Nik Goodwin Notches 1,000th Career Victory

Jockey Nik Goodwin won his 1,000th career Thoroughbred race when he rode favorite Saganaga to victory for trainer Gary Scherer in the sixth race at Canterbury Park on June 22. A Bemidji, Minn. native, Goodwin began his professional riding career in 1993 and won his first race at Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg, Manitoba that year. […]

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Osborne Appointed To Permanent Role As Godolphin Chief Executive

Joe Osborne, who has been acting as the interim Chief Executive of Godolphin’s global operation, will now take the position in a permanent capacity. Joe has worked for the organization since 1994, principally leading the operation in Ireland and the Godolphin Flying Start program.  Joe has also been very involved in the establishment and development […]

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XBTV Aftercare Film Festival To Open July 1

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today an exciting collaboration with XBTV to present the XBTV Aftercare Film Festival.  The Film Festival will launch July 1st as part of an ongoing industry effort to highlight the importance of horse aftercare as part of the ecosystem of Thoroughbred racing. Themed “The Importance of Thoroughbred Aftercare and Accreditation […]

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Desormeaux ‘Over The Moon’ With Ohio Derby Starter Sorry Erik

The 83rd running of the $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) Saturday at JACK Thistledown Racino drew nine 3-year-olds, and Sorry Erik will break right from the middle of the field. Trainer Keith Desormeaux had liked Sorry Erik since spotting him in the Del Mar paddock in his 2-year-old season. When the colt became available to claim […]

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Big Orange Holds Off Late Charge Of Order Of St George To Win Ascot Gold Cup

Big Orange repelled the late thrust of defending champion Order Of St George to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. Trained by Michael Bell and ridden by James Doyle in the absence of the injured Frankie Dettori, the 5-1 shot was towards the head of affairs throughout and showed incredible heart to hold the […]

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‘Incredible’ Highland Reel Determined Winner Of Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

Highland Reel secured a sixth Group One triumph in a decorated career when he won the Prince of Wales’s Stakes, the feature race on day two of Royal Ascot. The teak-tough colt is not the most fashionable of Aidan O’Brien’s A-list horses, but few are more resilient when it comes to a fight. And so […]

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Blue Grass Winner Irap Hopes To Add Ohio Derby Win To His Resume

The $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) at JACK Thistledown Racino this Saturday is setting up to be a jockey’s race, with most on the current list of probables unaccustomed to leading the way and a couple who can if called on. One who typically runs close to the pace and could make the lead is Kentucky […]

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