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Moss: Get fans involved in Horse of the Year vote

Jerry Moss, co-owner with wife Ann of Zenyatta, and Blame’s trainer, Al Stall, were on an NTRA teleconference Thursday afternoon talking about Monday night’s Eclipse Awards and the Horse of the Year announcement, where BC Classic winner Blame and runner-up Zenyatta are finalists, along with three-time BC Mile winner Goldikova. Moss and Stall each said […]

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World’s No. 1 golfer Westwood a winner at Meydan’s 2011 opener

Professional golfer Lee Westwood, currently ranked No. 1 in the world, recorded his inaugural victory in Dubai on Thursday during the opening program of the 2011 meeting at Meydan. Our Giant, trained by Mike de Kock, won a 1,200-meter event for Westwood and co-owner Chubby Chandler. It was one of two winners on the night […]

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Emerald Downs follows national trend, cuts dates in 2011 meeting

Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash., was approved for 82 racing dates in 2011 by the Washington Horse Racing Commission, a reduction of eight days from the 90-day meeting in 2010. Racing will be conducted Friday, Saturday and Sunday when the meeting opens April 15, with Thursday added to the schedule in July and August. Monday […]

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Comma to the Top looks headed towards El Camino Real

Santa Anita’s loss looks to be Golden Gate Fields’ gain as leading California 3-year-old Comma to the Top looks to be headed towards the El Camino Real Derby at the Northern California track. “At this point, we’re leaning toward Golden Gate,” trainer Peter Miller said. “We know he likes the track.”

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Fly Down pointed towards Donn Handicap

After a third place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, Fly Down is continuing preparations for his 2011 debut in the Donn Handicap. He worked a half-mile in 48.60 at Palm Meadows.

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Oaklawn Park shifts opening day to Saturday

Due to the affects from six of snow and bitterly cold temperatures, Oaklawn Park will be delaying its opening day to Saturday. The facility will still be open to the public on Friday for simulcasting.

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Turfway Park to race on Saturday nights

Effective Feb. 5 and with the exception of Mar. 26, post time on Saturdays through the remainder of Turfway Park’s current winter/spring meet will be 5:30pm ET.  The Saturday cards will offer 12 races. March 26, Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes Day, retains the track’s traditional 1:10pm ET Saturday post. As previously scheduled, Turfway will be open for […]

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The ‘Big Easy” becomes the ‘Big Freeze’: Fair Grounds cancels

Live racing at Fair Grounds in New Orleans was cancelled on Thursday because of unsafe track conditions caused by freezing weather. Weather permitting, racing is scheduled to resume in the Big Easy on Friday. Officials kept Fair Grounds and its OTB locations open for simulcasting. PRESS RELEASENEW ORLEANS (Thursday, January 13, 2011) – Thursday’s live […]

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Fans vote Breeders’ Cup Classic a ‘moment’ to remember in 2010

No one should be surprised that the thrilling stretch duel between Blame and Zenyatta was the NTRA’s 2010 Moment of the Year, but fans participating in the online vote nearly upstaged Blame’s victory in that race by strongly supporting Zenyatta’s earlier win over St.  Trinian’s in the Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park. By a vote […]

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Two big wins for Big Drama in three days?

Five-year-old Big Drama will likely be the heavy favorite in this Saturday’s Mr. Prospector Stakes at Gulfstream Park despite facing off against last year’s winner Custom for Carlos. But the extended weekend may hold more than a Grade III win as last year’s Breeders’ Cup Sprint champion may also go home with champion male sprinter […]

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