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‘Big Dreams Like Everyone Else’; Sackatoga, Tagg Take Aim At Second Derby Run

Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law was made the 7-5 morning line favorite by veteran oddsmaker Mike Battaglia for Saturday’s $300,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (Grade II) – the co-featured event on Saturday’s penultimate day of racing at the 2019 Fall Meet. Trained by 2003 Kentucky Derby-winning conditioner Barclay Tagg, the undefeated Grade I winner has gotten […]

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Can Proper Nutrition Reduce EHV-1 Risk? One Study Says Yes

Good nutrition and correct management seem to have the ability to largely downplay the effects of equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) in horses, a new study out of Belgium shows. EHV-1 traditionally affects horses that are less than one year old; the virus resides in the upper respiratory tract, replicates and enters the bloodstream. EHV-1 […]

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‘Grown Up’ Dream Maker Represents Friendly Competition In Tampa Bay Derby

On sultry summer evenings in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., it’s not unusual to see owners John C. Oxley, Charlotte Weber and Tracy Farmer sharing a table with trainer Mark Casse, reliving the day’s excitement and spinning yarns about the sport’s champions and colorful characters. No matter the outcome of Saturday’s Grade II, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa […]

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‘Versatile’ Six Shooter Cuts Back To Sprinting In Oaklawn’s Gazebo

Six Shooter will make his next start in the $125,000 Gazebo Stakes for 3-year-olds March 23 at Oaklawn, trainer Paul Holthus of Hot Springs said Friday morning. Six Shooter had been under consideration for the $1 million Rebel Stakes (G2) at 1 1/16 miles March 16, but Holthus said the Trappe Shot gelding will return […]

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Move Along: Psyllium And Epsom Salt Clear Sand From Equine Intestines

Sand colic in horses occurs when sand accumulates in the large colon. Occurring around the world, sand colic is often treated by a veterinarian, but preventative measures are available, including adding psyllium to the horse’s feed. A bulk-forming laxative that absorbs water, psyllium can pass through the digestive system without being completely dissolved. Magnesium sulphate, […]

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Seven Top A Million Guineas On Second Day Of Tattersalls December Mares Sale

The Tattersalls December Mares Sale exploded into life on Tuesday evening with seven fillies and mares realizing one million guineas (US$1,335,097) or more and a further 21 selling above 500,000 guineas ($667,548). The turnover on the second day reached a remarkable 42,534,600 guineas ($56,797,280) at an average of 218,126 guineas ($291,247) and a median of […]

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Jockey Club, TOBA’s Horse Racing Reform Launches Improved Website

Horse Racing Reform, an industry initiative led by The Jockey Club and Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, announced today the launch of an updated website, horseracingreform.org,designed to better inform and educate the general public, racing fans, and industry personnel on safety, integrity, and welfare matters in horse racing. The mobile-friendly site includes a range of new […]

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Paulick Report 7/13 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Catch up quickly on what’s happened today in the world of Thoroughbred racing with the Paulick Report’s News Minute. In today’s edition, Scott Jagow shares news about an overseas-based horse pointing for starts in the U.S., including the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Also, the latest on one of this year’s Kentucky Derby runners who’s been backed […]

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Monmouth Features Pick 6 Carryover Of $80,000 For Holiday Wednesday Card

The Jersey Shore Pick 6 went unit once again on Sunday at Monmouth Park, resulting in a carryover of $80,081 heading into a special July 4 card on Wednesday. The 20-cent bet requires one winner for the jackpot payout. Picking all six winners on Sunday resulted in a payout of $4,625.30 for 20 cents. The sequence started with the potential of resulting in just […]

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Jose Ortiz To Ride Yoshida, Bucchero At Royal Ascot

Eclipse Award-winning jockey Jose Ortiz will be headed to Royal Ascot on a strong pair of contenders, reports the TDN. In the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes, he will be astride recent G1 winner Yoshida for trainer Bill Mott. In the G1 King’s Stand, Ortiz will ride Grade 2 winner Bucchero for trainer Tim Glyshaw. “Jose […]

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