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Husbands Doubles Up In Woodbine’s Saturday Stakes

Patrick Husbands completed a sweep of Saturday’s stakes events at Woodbine taking the $100,000 Victorian Queen and matching Sweet Briar Too in front-end fashion. Husbands continues to lead all jockeys for stakes wins at the current Woodbine meet with 15 added-money scores during his comeback campaign. Owlette ran away with her second stakes title, winning […]

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John Velazquez Equals Jerry Bailey’s Record 660 Graded Stakes Wins

Stephanie Seymour Brant’s Significant Form racked up a third graded stakes win on Saturday afternoon in the Grade 3, $200,000 Noble Damsel at Belmont Park under a perfectly timed ride by Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez. The victory put Velazquez on even terms with fellow Hall of Famer Jerry Bailey for most North American […]

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Barbados Native Will Saddle First Grade 1 Starter With Math Wizard In Pennsylvania Derby

Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. visited Parx once as a fan. The third generation horseman, a native from Barbados, returned for the second time this week and will saddle Math Wizard in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby. The Kentucky-bred colt by Algorithms stretched his legs over the Parx main track Friday to get acclimated […]

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Cabrera Theme Song Plays Four Times Thursday Night At Remington

“Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo Baby shark!. . .” Like that song? If you don’t, you better get used to it if the rest of the race meet at Remington Park is anything like Thursday night. […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘Different Balance’ Brings Trainer Gail Cox Full Circle

Trainer Gail Cox has always loved horses, and her childhood memories are filled with images of riding for Sam-Son Farm back when the Canadian operation bred and raised hunter/jumper horses. Today, the farm is better known as a power-house Thoroughbred operation, for which Cox saddled the biggest winner of her career in last Saturday’s Grade […]

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‘Well Deserved’: Hennig Assistant Castellanos Finalist For Thoroughbred Industry Employee Award

Saul Castellanos, a familiar face for the past 20 years at New York Racing Association [NYRA] tracks, first as a foreman and now as head assistant for veteran trainer Mark Hennig, said just being named a finalist for the 2019 Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards [TIEA] has made him feel like a winner. “Being a finalist means a […]

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Competitive Trainer Battle Shaping Up For Santa Anita Fall Meet

America’s top horsemen will converge on Santa Anita Park next Friday, Sept. 27, as The Great Race Place opens its doors for its 23-day Autumn Meet which will also include a record 10th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 1 & 2. With five of the nation’s current top 14 trainers by money-won competing on a […]

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Gulfstream Park Jockeys Bring Smiles To Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Patients

Several jockeys from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., brought smiles and gifts to patients Wednesday at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in nearby Hollywood. Jockeys Edgard Zayas, Luca Panici, Carlos Montalvo and Cristian Torres visited patients and their families for two hours in the long-term intensive care unit and outpatient wing. They spent time talking […]

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Equine Veterinarian Nicholas Meittinis Joins TRF Board

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has announced the addition of Dr. Nicholas Meittinis, DVM, to its Board of Directors. Meittinis is a Maryland-based equine veterinarian who is the President of the North American Association of Racetrack Veterinarians (NAARV). The TRF Board provides leadership for carrying out the Foundation’s mission to save Thoroughbred horses no longer […]

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Will Rogers Downs Paying Tribute To Late Horsewoman Debbie Schauf

Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs officials have added a tribute race to Sunday’s race card to honor respected horsewoman and Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association executive director Debbie Schauf. Schauf passed away on Aug. 11 and left a lasting impact on the horse racing industry as a whole. Following four years in the Kansas Legislature, […]

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