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Valadorna Up In Time To Get First Graded Stakes Victory In Doubledogdare

Stonestreet Stables’ Valadorna wore down longshot pacesetter Apologynotaccepted in deep stretch by three-quarters of a length to win the 24th running of the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (G3) for fillies and mares before a Friday afternoon crowd of 16,362. Trained by Mark Casse and ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr., Valadorna covered the 1 1/16 miles on […]

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Shakin It Up Colt Leads Fifth Under Tack Show For OBS Spring Sale

Hip No. 936, a son of Shakin It Up consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. […]

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Emerald Downs Kicks Off 2018 Season On Sunday

Emerald Downs Racetrack & Casino opens the gates for its live Thoroughbred racing season Sunday with a 10-race card beginning at 2 p.m. Seventy-eight horses are entered opening day—an average of 7.8 per race—on what is believed to be the first Sunday opener in state history, either at Emerald Downs or Longacres. After an extremely wet […]

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CHRB: Proposals For Veterinary Record Transfer, Continuing Education Move Forward

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, April 19, at Santa Anita Park. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach presided. Commissioners Fred Maas, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under the Webcast link. In brief: The Board opened public […]

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Bravazo ‘Just Like We Wanted’ In Six-Furlong Derby Work

Calumet Farm’s Risen Star (Grade II) winner Bravazo breezed six furlongs in 1:15.40 Friday morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI), which will be staged for the 144th consecutive year on Saturday, May 5. Bravazo breezed in company with stablemates Take Notice and Berko (1:16.40) through splits of :25.20, :37.80, :50.60 and 1:03, before finishing five […]

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Sasscer Hill’s ‘Flamingo Road’ Wins 12th Annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award

Lynda Sasscer Hill has been named winner of the 12th Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award for her mystery novel Flamingo Road. The announcement was made during an April 19 evening reception at the Ryan family’s Castleton Lyons near Lexington, Ky. The author, a former amateur steeplechase jockey who writes under the name Sasscer Hill, bred, owned, and […]

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Champion Caledonia Road Has Final Florida Breeze; Pointing For Belmont’s Acorn

Caledonia Road, the 2017 Eclipse Award-winning 2-year-old filly, breezed five furlongs Thursday in 1:01.25 at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s training facility in Palm Beach County. Trained by Ralph Nicks, Caledonia Road has breezed six times in preparation for her 2018 debut, which had been postponed after undergoing surgery to remove a small ankle chip. “She […]

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Gulfstream Park Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot Hits $420,397

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot for Friday’s 10-race program at Gulfstream Park climbed to $420,396.90 Thursday when the popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 10th consecutive racing day. Multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $11,169.46. The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with […]

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Filly By Uncaptured Turns In Fastest Quarter Mile During Thursday’s OBS Under Tack Show

After a start delayed by fog and into headwinds that strengthened throughout the day, Hip No. 668, a daughter of Uncaptured consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala […]

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NYRA, MSG Networks Agree To Multi-Year Extension For Racing Programming

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN) announced today a multi-year extension of their long-standing agreement for MSGN’s telecast of NYRA’s Thoroughbred racing programming, including NYRA’s flagship “Live” shows. With this agreement in place, MSG+ will continue to be the regional home for NYRA racing from Aqueduct racetrack, Belmont Park […]

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