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Classic Empire Back On Track For Haskell; Always Dreaming, Cloud Computing Look At Jim Dandy

Though a hoof abscess denied juvenile champion Classic Empire a start in the final jewel of the Triple Crown, in which he would have likely been the favorite, the colt has been healing well and returned to jogging on the racetrack. According to drf.com, the 3-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile, winner of this year’s Arkansas […]

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Always Dreaming Ranked Highest In Final NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The 2017 Triple Crown series is now in the books with the running of the final jewel, the 149th Belmont Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park this past Saturday. The “Test of the Champion” won by Tapwrit did not get voted the best NTRA three-year-old as the final votes were tabulated in week 20 of the […]

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The Elephant In The Room: Racing Can Do More To Take Care Of Its Own

As the Thoroughbred industry makes another push toward federal legislation standardizing drug testing in racing, one of the central questions will be what reformed testing will cost. Expense is, after all, part of the reason disparities lurk between various state commission drug testing contracts now. In the course of covering stories related to drug testing, […]

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Velazquez, Castellano To Throw Out Ceremonial First Pitches At Tuesday’s Mets Game

The New York Racing Association Inc. announced that Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez and four-time Eclipse Award-winning rider Javier Castellano will throw out the ceremonial first pitches on Tuesday at Citi Field before the Mets play the Milwaukee Brewers. The first pitch ceremony will take place at approximately 7:01 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Velazquez […]

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‘Take A Pause And Regroup’: Always Dreaming Officially Ruled Out Of Belmont Stakes

Connections of Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming officially ruled the colt out of consideration for the G1 Belmont Stakes June 10, according to a report in the BloodHorse. Terry Finley’s West Point Thoroughbreds, which is part of the ownership group of the Bodemeister colt, said that they decided to bypass the Belmont and focus instead on […]

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TCI: Pedigree, Fresh Energy Could Be Most Important In Belmont

The TCI guys recap Always Dreaming’s failed bid in the Preakness, and break down the keys to last Saturday’s wild-but-not-unforeseen outcome. Jon and Joel then turn their attention to the final leg of the 2017 Triple Crown, with a first look at the potential field that’s taking shape for the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes. Could […]

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Encuesta NTRA: Classic Empire Regresa Al Tope De Los Tresañeros, Arrogate Sin Variantes

Luego de llegar segundo en la edición 142 del Preakness Stakes (G1) en el hipódromo de Pimlico (Baltimore, Maryland) el pasado sábado, Classic Empire (21 votos al primer lugar, 405 puntos) es el primero en el ranking en la semana 17 de la Encuesta de los Mejores Tresañeros de la National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), […]

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Classic Empire Resumes First Place In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Finishing second in the 142nd Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course this past Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland, Classic Empire (21 first-place-votes,  405 points) is ranked number one in week 17 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released today. John and Debby Oxley’s reigning two-year-old champion Classic Empire, […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: Preakness Aftermath

It’s not supposed to be easy, this Triple Crown thing. Yes, there was plenty of disappointment to go around when Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming chucked it at the top of the stretch, but what a terrific horse race winner Cloud Computing and runner-up Classic Empire put on in this 142nd running of the Preakness […]

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Opinion: Cloud Computing’s Preakness Win ‘A Loss’ For Belmont And Horse Racing

The stretch battle in the G1 Preakness Stakes between Classic Empire and Cloud Computing was certainly an exciting one for those watching, whether you happened to be at Pimlico in person, or watching on television. After the horses crossed the finish line, however, a sense of disappointment crept in as the realization grew that there […]

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