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Longtime Racing Photographer Patrick Lang Passes Away At Age 65

Surrounded by his family and longtime friend John Engelhardt, Patrick Lang died peacefully late Friday afternoon at the age of 65. After more than 30 years of making photos from the finish line, track photographer Pat Lang had hung up his camera three years ago. For over three decades, Lang had devoted his career to […]

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Race, Sport Horse Practitioner Foster Northrop Joins AAEP Board Of Directors

Foster Northrop, DVM, founding owner of Northrop Equine PLLC, an ambulatory racehorse and sport horse practice based in Louisville, Ky., has joined the board of directors of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr. Northrop was installed during the Nov. 20 President’s Luncheon at the AAEP’s 63rd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. His three-year term […]

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McInerney Named Bloom Racing Stable’s Director Of Racing, Sales And Operations

Kevin McInerney is joining Bloom Racing Stable as Director of Racing, Sales and Operations. McInerney brings years of experience working closely with clients in both business development and portfolio management roles. He will be based in New York, and in conjunction with Bloom Racing Stable’s California office, will manage the company’s racing partnerships. “We are […]

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Top-Earning Leparoux Earns Jockey Of The Week Title

As the top-earning North American jockey for the week, Julien Leparoux was named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending November 19, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North […]

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Former Jockey Casey Lambert Now Finding Success As A Trainer

Land of Enchantment Day at Zia Park on November 22 will feature nine stakes with nationally prominent trainers Steve Asmussen, Larry Jones and Doug O’Neill shipping in horses for the Wednesday afternoon program. It is also a day for New Mexico horsemen to shine and retired jockey Casey Lambert is hoping to do just that. […]

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Rajiv Maragh Honored With ‘Comeback Jockey Of The Year’ Award

Rajiv Maragh — who returned to riding at racing’s top level mere weeks after being sidelined for 15 months with career-threatening injuries — is the recipient of JockeyTalk360.com’s third annual Comeback Jockey of the Year Award, presented by Horsemen’s Track and Equipment. Horsemen’s Track and Equipment president Randy Bloch will present the 32-year-old Maragh the […]

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Romans Calls Tiz Mischief One Of His ‘Better 2-Year-Olds’ Ahead Of Kentucky Jockey Club

Trainer Dale Romans has always described long-term owner Frank Jones Jr. as a “father figure” and the duo look to the future with Tiz Mischief, a probable entrant for Saturday’s $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (GII) at Churchill Downs. “Frank has always supported me throughout my life,” Romans said. “This horse has a very bright future […]

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Kelleway: More Reports Of Alleged Sexual Harassment In Racing Industry

After her allegations of sexual harassment were released in a newspaper interview earlier this month, former-jockey-turned-trainer Gay Kelleway told skysports.com that another 12 individuals have reached out to her with similar experiences. While Kelleway has chosen to speak out against the abuse, she said it is understandable that others may want to stay silent. “Some (people […]

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Geroux ‘Ready For A Big Season,’ Preparing For Title Defense At Fair Grounds

Two-time defending Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots champion jockey Florent Geroux is ready for an attempt at the hat trick and is stacked with seven rides on the 10-race opening day card. The native of Normandy, France, is fresh off the biggest win in his career when guiding Fair Grounds-based 2016 Louisiana Derby winner Gun […]

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Twelve-Time Champion Jumps Jockey Ruby Walsh Suffers Broken Leg At Punchestown

Ruby Walsh, the 12-time champion jumps jockey in Ireland, suffered a broken leg in a fall from Let’s Dance at Punchestown on Saturday. Walsh’s mount was sent off the 4-9 favourite in the Frontline Security Grabel Mares Hurdle, but came to grief four out. The rider – who had two falls earlier on the card […]

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