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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Gunther’s Dynamic Derby Duo

John D. Gunther owns about 20 mares but three of them already have produced American Graded Stakes winners of 2018. Remarkably, two of those mares have produced 3-year-old colts who won major races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby and are among the leading contenders in this year’s Run for the Roses. Justify, the […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: An Eye On Regulation

Claudia Alvarez needed a hobby; just something to fill her free time. In May of 2015, she found horse racing. Already a University of Arizona graduate with a degree in visual communications, horse racing brought her back to UA to join the Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) to pursue a second degree and a career […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Equine Equipment: Todd’s ‘Quad’

The year after Todd Pletcher won his second Kentucky Derby, he has a quartet of serious contenders taking aim at a third victory for the trainer. Remarkably, Pletcher won four of the final Derby preps with his contenders Noble Indy, Vino Rosso, Audible and Magnum Moon. In today’s edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Charles Town Classic, Derby Fever

The $1.2 million Charles Town Classic is the highlight of this weekend’s graded stakes action in North America, with a field of seven expected to line up for the 1 1/8-mile contest. Jockey Club Gold Cup hero Diversify is the morning-line favorite over the well-traveled War Story; the latter will get the services of Hall […]

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Adequan Presents Derby Capsule: A Case For The Pace?

In case you’re not keeping track, we’re only about 360 hours from the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. Then, in two minutes, it’ll be over. The ratio of time spent mulling, hand-wringing and doing mental gymnastics about the Derby to the duration of the event is astronomically high, and I can’t think of anything […]

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The Friday Show Presented By NYRA’s Loyalty Program: A Stall In The Hall?

Based on voting results announced this week, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will gain one new member this year. It’s hardly the result the Hall of Fame was looking for. In this episode of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss what happened with Hall of Fame voting. Plus, […]

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Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: The Girthy Horse

Today, we continue the Paulick Report’s new series on equine behavior and training challenges. This week, we’ll focus on horses commonly described as “girthy,” which often means they exhibit irritation or stress when the girth or cinch is tightened. Horses may pin their ears, bite, kick, or charge forward to escape the stimulus. The term […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: After ‘Actively Watching,’ DeVaux Ready For Next Step

A favorite subject of racing photographers, Cherie DeVaux has become well-known for her emotional journey with the iron-hearted champion Lady Eli. The mare won the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks in 2015 but stepped on a nail when she was leaving the test barn. Lady Eli developed laminitis, and her chances of survival seemed slim. DeVaux […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: Cowboy Up!

Jayson Campbell is a real cowboy. And he wears his nickname of “Cowboy” with pride. The Safford, Ariz., native has been on the back of a horse most of his life and has competed in events from rodeo to jumping. So, it was no surprise that he jumped at the opportunity to be a morning […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Thoroughbreds Poised For Strong Showing At Kentucky Three-Day Event

It’s that time of year again! It’s the magical time in Kentucky when the Keeneland meet is in full swing, the Land Rover (formerly Rolex) Kentucky Three-Day Event is a week away, and just a week after that is the Kentucky Derby. For a horse lover, it just doesn’t get much better than this. Every […]

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