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Paulick Report Joins Celebs, Media In Charity Handicapping Challenge

Eddie Olczyk of NBC Sports has been installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite for today’sTito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge coming off his stunning victory in the Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship two weeks back. The hockey announcer and horse racing analyst has been undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer but managed to win the live-money Pegasus contest playing from […]

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CORRECTION: New York Vet Suspended, Fined For Improperly Dispensing Prescription Drug

The New York State Gaming Commission has suspended veterinarian Camilo B. Sierra 21 days and fined him $4,500 for improperly dispensing the prescription drug albuterol and for delegating veterinary care to a lay person. A previous article published in Paulick Report Dec. 8, 2017, incorrectly stated the reasons for the fine and suspension that were […]

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Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Carryover Swells To $2.5 Million

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot grew to $2,571,483.50 for Friday’s program at Gulfstream when the popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 32th consecutive program Thursday. Multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $1,907.30. The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six […]

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Claimers: Trainers ‘Have to Have Ice Water In Your Veins’ To Drop A Claim

This is the third in a four-part series on claiming racing. Find Part 1 here and Part 2 here. If it weren’t already a well-established concept in American racing, the premise of the claiming game would probably sound a little like an idea for a failed reality television show. A trainer’s mission, when he chooses […]

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What Did You Read? Top Stories Of 2017

As 2017 winds down, it’s time to take a look back at the most popular stories of the year, per Paulick Report tradition. This year’s group is a diverse one, with readers following some of the legal cases we reported, debating regulatory issues, but also delighting in some of the uplifting and educational pieces we […]

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Indiana Grand Set To Race April Through November In 2018

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved Indiana Grand’s 2018 racing dates during their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing will be held beginning Tuesday, April 17 through Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The 120-day season will provide live racing Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with first post set at 2:05 […]

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Son Of Human Dr. Fager Looks Back At The Equine Dr. Fager

For Jeff Fager, Thoroughbred owner and executive producer of 60 Minutes, 1968 was an important year. For one thing, it was the year the television news magazine aired its first episode, beginning what would become a Sunday evening routine for many Americans. It was also the year Dr. Fager, a son of Rough’n Tumble trained […]

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Ten Keeneland Players Get $46,174 Payday On Pick Six

With a Fall Meet-high $132,000 carryover, Keeneland’s Pick Six on Wednesday drew $562,000 in new money and resulted in a $46,174 payday for 10 lucky players. One ticket was sold and cashed at Keeneland, with the other nine winners coming from various simulcast outlets throughout the country. The six-race sequence featured only one winning favorite, 4-5 […]

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Face It: You Know What Your Horse Is Trying To Tell You

Those who spend any time around horses know that they’re expressive, both in their body language and their facial expressions. National Geographic reports that a horse is able to use 17 different facial movements to communicate. This number is impressive as it’s one more facial movement than dogs have and four more than chimpanzees, though it’s […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian: When To Radiograph Sale Horses

QUESTION: Speaking from a buyer’s perspective, when (if ever) does it make sense to have your veterinarian shoot their own X-rays in the course of doing a pre-sale work-up on a horse? DR. BART BARBER: Any time that your veterinarian has a question and would like to either repeat a specific joint or get additional […]

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