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Lamoreaux To ‘Industry Bigwigs’: Time To Stand Up, Unify And Be Counted

“I just like to be there when the charge begins, whether the horses emerge from the starting gate, walk up to a tape as they used to when I was a boy, or come bursting out of a clump of trees at Auteuil steeplechase course in Paris.” Ah, the good old days half a century […]

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The Sages of Saratoga

It was nearly 50 years ago this month that this reporter found himself on a front porch in the most bucolic of all summer places in America – Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – only to become a fly on the wall to one of the most engaging conversations of his well-travelled life in Thoroughbred racing. The […]

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Baffert’s Horse Sense: ‘They Can’t Talk To Us’

It’s Belmont time again. On American Pharoah rest the hopes and prayers of every tired soul who wants to see this Triple Crown jinx finally end after 37 years. Heck, that seems like eons, not years ago. Tom Brady was still in diapers then and Tiger Woods wasn’t old enough to be a child prodigy. […]

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In His Own Way, Baffert Keeping Up With the Joneses

It doesn’t happen often and it may be a bit of a stretch, but a pair of Thoroughbreds trained by the same connections, who appear to be a near lock in this year’s Kentucky Derby, bring back memories of 1948 when Citation beat Calumet stablemate Coaltown on his way to a signature Triple Crown. Coaltown was no slouch.  He […]

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Kentucky Derby PR Special: Derby Numbers, Spelling Errors, And Longshots

With all of the anticipation around this year’s talented Kentucky Derby field, the annual Derby Trainers’ Dinner did not disappoint. Bob Baffert, D. Wayne Lukas, Todd Pletcher, Mike de Kock, and others were in their best form, giving the ritual a festive, yet competitive feel.As a proud sponsor of the event, the Paulick Report was […]

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Lamoreaux: Belmont Cause for Celebration, Not Despair

The theories abound, they are limitless really, of the failure for the 35th year in a row to have a Triple Crown winner.  They’re breeding for speed now — not endurance; the series has too short a time span; the fields are too big; no Thoroughbred has had the “required” three lucky trips. Okay, those […]

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Bud Lamoreaux: Rooting for a Triple Crown

E.S. “Bud” Lamoreaux III, the former Executive Producer of CBS News Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt and a four-time Eclipse Award winner, takes a unique look at this year’s Triple Crown bid by I’ll Have Another. Lamoreaux has been around the racetrack a few times and was with CBS News when the network offered extensive […]

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